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“Cool”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Bottle Houses

The Bottle Houses
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Owner description: Three fantasy-like buildings made up of approximately 30 000 recycled glass bottles of various colors and sizes, surrounded by beautiful flower gardens. A haven for nature lovers, recyclers and photographers. The late Edouard Arsenault built the structures in the early 80's, spending the last four years of his life in this amazing project - family-run for over twenty-five years. Featured in "Ripley's Believe It or Not" and "1000 Places to see before you die".
L'Orignal, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Cool”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

We happened to pass by this place and decided to stop. What a neat idea. The place is well maintained and beautifully decorated. The gardens are very pretty as well. It also has a boutique that you can bring back souvenirs of the place. It is a fun place indeed. This is a work of art that must be seen.

Visited August 2013
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Sarnia
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2013

What a lovely surprise this unique attraction is. It is well done and well documented. The grounds are exceptional and the gift shop is lovely too.

Visited August 2013
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Portland, Maine
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Just Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

If you like unique places or things, this is a MUST on PEI! The place is magical and well worth the cost of admission. The light inside the bottle houses was amazing and we were there on a cloudy day. We couldn't stop taking pictures of the buildings, the lovely gardens and the sculptures. Reading the history of Edouard Arsenault was fun. I would enjoy his sense of humor.

Visited August 2013
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Baie-D'Urfe, Canada
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A surprising gem.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

We stopped by the bottle house and figured that it was not going to be much and we were pleasantly surprised. The self guided tour was very informative and then houses themselves a testament to what dedication and a passion for something can produce. Well worth the money to visit once.

Visited August 2013
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Guelph
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Don't Go Out of Your Way”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

It's kind of neat to see if you're in the area, but not terribly exciting....and a little on the pricey side for what it is. It was a labour of love, no doubt...but not everyone's cup of tea. The staff were friendly and the gift shop is a nice place with some real finds. If we had driven great lengths to get there, it would have been disappointing...but if you're in that area, it's worth a look. Union Corner Provincial Park is nearby and is a nice place to stop and enjoy the ocean views.

Visited August 2013
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