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Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I stayed overnight at the Explorer House for a winter getaway for my birthday in January 2017. We had the most wonderful experience at this beautifully decorated, warmly hosted home at Niagara on the Lake. Deanna and Alek were the most gracious and welcoming couple and we loved hearing about their many world adventures which they have...

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review Nicole. It was a pleasure to meet you both and be able to chat with you. We do hope to see you again and look forward to meeting any friends that you may bring with you.

Webster, New York
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Deanna & Alec Bishop are fabulous hosts! Rooms are all king size bed's with en suite (jetted tub and showers in each room). There's also a kitchenette (stocked daily with snacks) and a little game/reading room for the guest to use. Guest hot tub in the backyard ( bathrobes provided in the room ). Love the eggs Benedict for breakfast...

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so very much Holli, it was great to have you back again! We are so pleased that you all enjoyed what we have to offer and I am very happy to have been able to assist in helping with your day's activities. You are correct, many of our guests love booking all 3 rooms with their friends and...

Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I do not have a single negative thing to say about Explorer House. Top notch accommodations, grounds and food- well beyond our expectations. I loved the private common area equipped with coffee, water and snacks. The hosts were not only knowledgeable but also lovely. We would return in a heartbeat!!

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Thank you Christine for the great review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we do hope to see you again :)

Brecksville, Ohio
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This was our 2nd time at Explorer house and I cannot recommend it enough. Alec and Deanna are great hosts and cooks. Rooms are comfortable and well decorated. Make sure to ask for recommendations for winery's in the area as Deanna has free (advise) tasting passes to most of them. Go stay there !!! you won't regret it.

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and coming to stay with us again. It was a pleasure to have you back. We look forward to seeing you both again!

Harper Woods, Michigan
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stay Here! The home is beautiful, with each of the three suites representing one of the exotic countries our hosts Deanna and Alec visited. Hosts were accommodating, warm, informative, genuine, and struck the perfect balance between being available and allowing us to feel the home was completely ours for our stay. Keurig coffeemaker, basket of snacks, and refrigerator with complimentary...

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your wonderful review and recommendation :) It was a pleasure to have both of you stay with us and we are delighted you enjoyed all we have to offer. We look forward to seeing you again!

Kitchener, Ontario
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Such a relaxing time, great food and awesome hosts. This is our second time and will be back again for sure. The room was spotless and the gardens are so beautiful. Niagara-on-the-Lake downtown is a nice stroll down the street with lots to do. A great place to stay, relax and unwind.

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your second visit just as much as your first :) It was great to see you again! We will look forward to seeing you again.

Uxbridge, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Right from the start we felt welcome. After making my booking I was contacted and confirmed, I was asked to identify any specific food issues regarding the breakfast meal. That's a first! It is perfectly located outside of the main hustle and bustle of NOTL in a quiet neighbourhood. The rooms were personally decorated, each with its own theme and...

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We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the wonderful review! We hope you will visit us again when you are in the area :)

Pittsburgh, PA
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A beautifully appointed B&B and an amazing outdoor area with fire pit, Jacuzzi and beautiful gardens. Deanne's "National Geographic quality photography" throughout the home made you feel like you were on an adventure. The breakfast table décor depicted a different country each morning and included delicious 3 course breakfast. Suggestion when you book a room: Book directly thru the B&B....

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Patty, so glad you enjoyed your stay! Booking direct is always appreciated by us and it also ensures you have booked the room you thought you booked; this can be done by calling us or booking directly on our website (just click on availability). Unfortunately booking.com uses generic room titles rather than the names of our suites (Cloud...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was our first experience with a B&B and it couldn't have been better. Our room was quiet and beautifully appointed with a fireplace, spacious bath and balcony. Our hosts were gracious and prepared delicious 3 course breakfasts. We also enjoyed the hot tub in the beautifully landscaped backyard. I would highly recommend this property.

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D B, Owner at Explorer House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank You Diane for the wonderful review. We are so pleased to know we made your 1st experience with a B&B a great experience and that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you both will have an opportunity to visit us again!

Reviewed 17 October 2016

I really appreciated them adjusting their check in, and their 3 course breakfast to my food allergies (gluten/dairy). They also stocked us well with snacks and drinks, maps, you name it. She answered all my questions before I could ask, and that's very appreciated.

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Thank you for the great review and your very welcome. Happy to have been able to accommodate.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A boutique global styled bed & breakfast in historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. This modern, elegantly appointed home has been built specifically to address the needs of Bed & Breakfast guests. Explorer House reflects the owner's passion for travel and offers an opportunity to explore and experience Niagara while staying within an environment of pampered luxury. We have an adult-oriented, smoke free environment with beautifully appointed suites that are uniquely decorated and inspired by different continents. All of the suites are extra-large, and have hardwood floors, private balconies, jetted tubs, separate showers, gas fireplaces and sitting areas. Adjacent to the suites is the guest lounge area complete with a guest refrigerator and coffee maker and a full selection of glassware, with complementary snacks, water, pop, tea & coffee available at all hours of the day. A sunny balcony extends off the guest lounge area. Guests can also relax and enjoy the backyard garden, hot-tub and gazebo. To round out this upscale boutique experience a gourmet three course breakfast will be served at 9am daily, focusing on both local seasonal and artisanal ingredients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Explorer House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 275 Anne Street, PO Box 1434, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Niagara-on-the-Lake
Price Range: €155 - €182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Explorer House Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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