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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We showed up and were Greers right away and given a tour of the place. It's run by a lovely couple and we sat in the common area and had tea and some delicious chocolate chip cookies. The room itself was very clean and tastefully decorated. We woke up and had a great breakfast of fruit, omlette with bacon. ..it...

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St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We spent a night in Tara and stayed at this beautiful B & B. This is an amazing historic home, and the hosts could not have been more hospitable or accommodating. Tara is a charming little town with lots of history that the hosts are glad to inform you about. The room was quiet, comfortable and spacious. The price was...

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

These people does not deserve any guests. Grumpy and greedy people that hates people. Me and my partner went with some friends.. In the app on the phone it doesnt say "no pets" (it does on the computer but we booked it through the app). We drove 3 hours and had a small puppy with us. John didnt wanna let...

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John H, Owner at The Doctor's House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

This is a load of rubbish. This review is precisely what she threatened to do if we did not refund money to them. They came with a dog without letting us know. I do like dogs my son has one which I love but I will not let him bring it to our home as the dander will upset guests...

Reviewed 12 July 2016

We had a lovely stay at the Doctor's House B&B - wish it could have been longer than one night. B&B was conveniently located for getting to a family wedding in the area. The hosts are thoughtful and welcoming and the booking process was easy. Breakfast was delicious as well! I would highly recommend this property.

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Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Miriam and her hubby are super gracious and helpful host.... very characteristic of the era of the Doctor's House. I found it very intriguing to be in a comfortable room but " back in time ". The breakfast was superb . The grounds of the B and B are like a luxurious park !! What I was very grateful for...

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Thank kat154982
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We found this place on airbnb and we keep coming back.. It is incredibly clean, The breakfast is always delicious, the beds comfortable, the garden is so lush, i should post some pics, but they are on my phone. The location is ideal because in 15-20 min you are at sable beach, and at the same time you stay away...

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1Thank Naz1973
Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Great place to stay, central location for Bruce. Wonderful owners. Upstairs room had plenty of space for parents and three boys. Breakfasts were unique and very tasty. Owners were very nice, welcoming and knowledgeable of the area.

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Val Caron, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Best night's sleep I ever had on soft Egyptian cotton sheets in the Nautical room ! Very charming home with gracious hosts ! Beautifully decorated and quiet home. Thank you again, Miriam for the delicious breakfast !

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Thank MamaLou59
Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Extremely clean, well-restored century home. Helpful re: food allergies. Extensive knowledge of locale and where to find good food. Grounds open to all. Seating guests together at breakfast encourages meeting people from other countries.

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Port McNicoll, Ontario
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Charming Victorian House full of antiques and history. John and Miriam are excellent hosts. All nine of us enjoyed the breakfasts, rooms and grounds. Each room has it own theme decorated tastefully and very comfortable.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you want a tranquil place to sleep, relax or vacation, the Doctor’s House Bed and Breakfast in the quaint village of Tara is the place to stay, instead of a hotel, in the Grey-Bruce Counties. We are just a short 20 minute drive to Owen Sound, Sauble Beach and the beaches at Port Elgin and Southampton. We are also an ideal location for day trips to Tobermory, Wiarton, the Bruce Peninsula, Collingwood and the Blue Mountains, Kincardine and the Bruce Nuclear Visitors’ Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Doctor's House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 25 Yonge St. S., Tara, Ontario N0H 2N0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Bruce County > Tara
Price Range: £54 - £97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Doctor's House Bed and Breakfast 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“the rooms are big!”
 of 5 bubbles Naz1973, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Suggest re-locating antique desk beside bed and same in bathroom - trip hazards in the dark.”
 of 5 bubbles sharonwF7264ZV, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room on ground level if stairs are an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles Lespo, 25 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms have very different benefits depending on what you need, e.g. bed size, bathroom, stairs etc. The School Room does face the street and thus takes on a bit of street noise, plus street lights. There is no one above you, so you don't hear footsteps.”
 of 5 bubbles wehomeschool, 1 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Anyone staying in the top suite take note that the stairway leading up is dark, narrow and the steps do not have enough depth to fit your whole foot.”
 of 5 bubbles Onegreatmomanddadof2, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
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