On our road tour through southern Ontario, we stopped at this 1896 Victorian landmark B &B, and it was just wonderful! We stayed in the Backstage Room, the largest bedroom, that featured a chiropractic mattress on the 4-poster bed, a Jacuzzi tub/shower with a sky-light, and a north-side view of the Duchess' gardens below. The original features of house were quite something to behold....stained glass windows, curving staircase, oak floors, mouldings and panelling. From the B & B, it is an easy walking distance to down town businesses, and a variety of restaurants and entertainment. The breakfast served catered to your tastes and preferences, and was very healthy to boot. This is a great place to stay when visiting the Chatham area.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Our faithfully restored 1896 Queen Anne mansion offers spacious, comfortable bedrooms with en-suite baths and three large common rooms wrapped in rich paneling and original stained glass. Located on a leafy corner surrounded by century homes, The Duchess is steps from theatre, museums and surprising restaurants in the centre of town, but only 12 minutes from Highway 401. Within a short drive are warm beaches, wineries, sporting opportunities and world famous nature reserves. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Duchess Of Wellington Chatham, Ontario, Canada