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“Great hospitality, Great Accomodation, Great Location” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lakeshore Bed and Breakfast

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Lakeshore Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 5 Fort Erie B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Toronto, Canada
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2 reviews
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“Great hospitality, Great Accomodation, Great Location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2012

First of all, you will not be able to find better hosts than Ruth and Richard. Engaging, interested in their customers and a joy to spend time with. The B&B is exactly what the discerning traveller is looking for. Beautiful accommodations with all the little touches. Comfortable beds, private washrooms, towel warmers, coffee makers, big flat screen TV's and an incredible kitchen where the hosts create wonderful breakfasts and mouthwatering snacks. And the large deck that overlooks lake Erie and the Buffalo skyline is the perfect place to relax after a day of cycling, touring or playing a round on the excellent Bridgewater golf course, which by the way, will only set you back $57! This is also the perfect spot for cross-border shoppers. From the B & B it is no more than 5 minutes to the border. All in all a fantastic find. I give it my highest recommendation.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2012

I grew up in a first class hotel on the Gulf of Mexico and have rarely seen hospitality of it's caliber, but Ruth and Richard have pulled out all the stops for this lovely home-away-from-home. Friendly and warm hosts they are also interesting people and I will remember my lovely conversations with them as well as the stunning view from my room and the amazing vegan breakfast they were only too happy to provide. I highly recommend this wonderful place and I can't wait to go back myself!

Stayed June 2012
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toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2012

We had an enjoyable and relaxing stay at Lakeshore Bed and Breakfast. Ruth and Richard were fantastic hosts. They were very accommodating to our special requests. The view from the deck was spectacular and the whole experience was extremely relaxing. Our 5 year old daughter loved playing in the yard, and enjoyed splashing rocks into the lake.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2012

Great rooms with all the amenities of a 4-5 star hotel. Lage well appointed rooms with coffee maker, flat Screen TV,soft fluffy robes and large en suite. Booked last minute with three buddies to experience some of the areas great golfcourses. Our host Richard made it real easy booking a round for us at his home course Bridgewater, a classic Stanly Thompson designed course $57 all in, what a deal. Really like the settup, especailly the huge deck overlooking Lake Erie and the stunning sunset of the Buffalo skyline sipping one of the regions local wines, does not get any better after a days golf.
Had no idea there was so much to do. Golf, wine tours, Niagara Falls and short drive to Niagara on the Lake. My wife is already to book the girls for her annual fall shopping trip to Buffalo, she says it is 15 minutes from "shoppers paradise". Compared to her spring trip she says her and the girls will have savings of $150 each on accommodation for two nights, "more to spend at the shops". .

Room Tip: .Rooms are all good, the King overlooking the Lake is real special, my top pick.
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

We often travel with another couple for weekend bike riding excursions, and we decided to explore the Niagara Falls region's extensive network of bike paths on the Canadian side over a three-day weekend in early June 2012. We chose to stay in quiet Fort Erie, only a few miles from the Peace Bridge. This is a good location if you want to see the falls, the fort, the Welland Canal. Niagara-on-the-Lake is a bit farther, but still an easy day trip.

The newly-opened B&B was a perfect choice. It was easy to get to following an after-work drive from Cleveland. It's right on the north shore of Lake Erie with a scenic view of New York state directly across the lake and of Buffalo situated on the shoreline to the east.

The Lakeshore differs from most B&B's in that it is a newer home, only recently refurbished and opened for guests, and has exceptionally spacious guest rooms. The furnishings and decor are brand new, very comfortable, and absolutely lovely.

All three bedrooms are on the second floor, each with private bath. We stayed in the Brock (king bed) which has a beautiful view of Lake Erie. The other rooms face the quiet street at the front of the house.

Breakfasts were very substantial, homemade and delicious. Our hosts, Richard and Ruth, were friendly and clearly pleased to be able to share their home with guests. We were able to spend relaxed times chatting with them on the porch and patio. We hope to get back to the area for more cycling and when we do, we'll stay at the Lakeside B&B again.

Room Tip: All three rooms are very spacious and quiet. Rates depend upon the bed size.
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012 via mobile

Our host, Richard, has a background in the hospitality industry and it showed. Everything was perfect and far exceeding our expectations for a b&b. Gorgeous room, gorgeous perfect bed (and we are quite fussy about that), incredible breakfast overlooking Lake Erie including home made jams, fresh local fruit, even home made maple syrup on our pancakes. Richard went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and to make the final night of our vacation the best.

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

Both the home and the Brock room I stayed at are elegant, cosy and inviting. View from Brock room is fabulous, the lake enchanting and waking up at the sound of birds' chirrup is restful. The breakfast veranda is soothing and the home food prepared by Richard and Ruth is divine; don't forget to ask Ruth to make you taste her delicious blueberry and raspberry jams and have Richard prepare you fresh Strong Caribbean coffee.
Ruth and Richard are excellent hosts, charming and pleasant entertainers. We spent lovely evenings talking and tasting wines on the patio at the fresh musky scented lake breeze.
Very easy to feel as home...
Moreover, greatly appreciated by me, place is extremely clean and always tidy.
I had a lovely stay

Monica 1961

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Monica T
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Additional Information about Lakeshore Bed and Breakfast

Property: Lakeshore Bed and Breakfast
Address: 667 Lakeshore Rd, Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 1B8, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Fort Erie
Amenities:
Beach
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Fort Erie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We offer a location that is unbeatable. Directly on Erie Beach in Fort Erie and the Friendship Trail. Perfect for cyclists, hikers or joggers looking to get away from it all relaxing, listening to the waves. All rooms have refrigerators with freezers, ice, Keurig machines, cutting boards, wine glasses and coffee mugs. ... more   less 
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