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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Amazingly comfortable accommodations well located in Dundas Hamilton area. Rooms are immaculate with a sense of history. Gary is incredible as a host and the breakfasts are incredibly good. Well worth the stay. Would absolutely stay here again

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Ottawa
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

A fine place to rest, If a solid night's sleep Is what you quest. Breakfasts are varied And met our tastes In this historic place, Served by Gary, a friendly host, Who we would raise our glasses to, And give a cheerful toast. Thanks for providing a comfortable space to stay.

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Winston-Salem, NC
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

I chose the Osler House because I was particularly interested in staying in a historic house. It certainly exceeded expectations on that front, and the owner lent us a number of books and articles and talked with us about the history and the renovations -- it was like living in a museum for a week! As a B&B, it also... More 

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Thank uffish
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed in the Sir Wiliam Osler Room and the room was absolutely beautiful and comfortable. The king size bed provided extra comfort for our one night stay. The ensuite bathroom had a soaker tub for two. That was a pleasant discovery. Breakfasts was filling and delicious. The host was very welcoming and gracious. We would stay there again.

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Thank Vanessa B
Okemos, Michigan
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband and I spent a night here on a recent weekend. The home is quite charming. It was a warm day and our room air conditioner was not sufficient to cool the room. We had a poor night's sleep because we were too warm. There was a sign on the front door asking us to remove our shoes before... More 

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homebody_not, Owner at Osler House, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear that your experience here was less than perfect. It is our goal to ensure that our guests are treated to an exceptional hospitality experience.If you had mentioned any of your concerns during your stay, we would have dealt with them quickly and efficiently. The air conditioning has been checked in the room that you... More 

Verona, Canada
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

My husband and I had to make a brief trip to Hamilton, and decided to turn it into a short get away. I booked the last room at Osler House. We arrived Saturday around 4:30pm to find a letter on the door from our host, Heather, telling us to let ourselves in and make ourselves at home anywhere not marked... More 

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Thank Wendy T
Northville, Michigan
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

My wife and I had an ideal three night stay at Osler House. The owners have done amazing work in restoring and decorating this beautiful house. Every aspect of our stay gets an A+. Our hosts were very friendly and attentive, the breakfasts were excellent, the bedroom was very comfortable, and all of the rooms are perfect recreations of the... More 

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Thank Tom42532
St. Catharines, Canada
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Surprised my wife for our 18 year anniversary. She has high expectations and all of them were met so lots of relief for me. Breakfasts were perfectly balanced with the right taste, beauty and portion size. Gary was super friendly and helpful at all times. We stayed 2 nights and the bed was so comfortable I really could have spent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at Osler house this June. We were both so very happy we had chosen Osler as a stop over on our way to Niagara. Gary our host made us so comfortable. The house both inside and out is stunning - the breakfasts were fantastic and all cooked by Gary and served... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

A beautiful B&B! Very well maintained and lots of character. The rooms were a delight with antique furniture and very comfortable bed. Even had a kettle and China tea cups, not to mention silver goblets and small decanter with sherry !! Would definitely say this is the best B&B we have stayed in. Breakfast was superb, thankfully not your normal... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Osler House is an historic and elegant Victorian mansion built in 1848 that has been meticulously restored. Once the home of the famous and illustrious Osler family, including Doctor Sir William Osler, it is now operated as an exclusive boutique inn and has hosted many VIP guests including royalty on two occassions. Situated on a 1 1/2 acre quiet and private oasis on the most prestigious street in Dundas, it is just a 5 minute walk to the many shops and restaurants of quaint downtown Dundas; the ideal blend of country quiet and city convenience. Guests are treated to the elegance and pace of a bygone time, from the giant and rare Magnolia tree by the front door, to the house tastefully furnished with a heritage of antiques. Accommodations include exclusive access to the front parlour, billiard and garden rooms,as the owners live in completely separate quarters. Deer and other wildlife are often seen grazing on the lawn while relaxing on the front porch. Yet the house features modern amenities and communications. The complimentary breakfast also evokes a more elegant time; gourmet meals served by candlelight in the formal dining room on fine china and silverware, with pressed linen napkins. McMaster University and medical centre are 5 minutes away, downtown Hamilton is 10 minutes, and both Toronto and Niagara Falls are an hour away. Trails, parks and dozens of waterfalls are all within minutes as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Osler House

Address: 30 South St W, Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 4C5, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Hamilton > Dundas
Price Range: €122 - €134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Osler House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Be aware not every room has an ensuite”
  • The house. Our room was the top right window.
 of 5 bubbles jas00001, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are only 3 rooms available - all are beautiful - we slept in the same room that the Queen of the Netherlands used last year.”
 of 5 bubbles annma53, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Britton Bath Osler Room has a full bathroom within the room (shower/sink/toilet) we were very happy with this:)”
 of 5 bubbles sjdel2015, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Each room has a different bathroom arrangement- ensuite shower (Britton Bath Osler), ensuite bath (Sir William Osler), or private bathroom, not ensuite (William Boyd Osler)”
 of 5 bubbles Deri_12, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Osler Room. There is one room without an ensuite. You really want the bathroom in your room for comfort. All rooms are beautiful though.”
 of 5 bubbles JudyB67, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
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