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Howe Island B&B
Ranked #1 of 12 Gananoque B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We stayed two nights with friends in the main house. Beds wee comfortable and very peaceful. Both breakfast were unique and delicious. David and Wendy were both very helpful and interesting. It was fun having to take the ferry into town. So to some it up -
Great hosts, great food, great sleep. You can't go wrong staying with David and Wendy.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

What else can we say that hasn't been said already about Howe Island B & B. The place is literally heaven on earth. The only thing David and Wendy couldn't influence was the weather but this didn't detract from the sheer beauty and the ambience this fantastic place had to offer.
David and Wendy made a first class job of putting their stamp on it, and together with their wonderful, warm welcoming personalities made this part of our holiday very special. The CD was a lovely touch and we have nearly worn it out! Hope to visit again in the years to come.
Steve and Barbara, Yorkshire, England (the pommy xxxxxxxx)!!!!!!!!!

Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

Great location on the St Lawrence. Convivial hosts. Great for cyclists - a chance to get off the busy Highway 2 portion of the Lakefront Trail. You can take the ferry on at one end and take the ferry off at the other end of the Island. We stayed in the cottage. Didn't enjoy the smell and sound of the compostable toilet but every thing else was comfortable.
No food available on the Island. So for cyclists it is a 20 km round-trip to Gananoque for dinner.
All in all, a little over-priced compared to the other accommodations we used along the Waterfront Trail. But you gotta love those yellow Muskoka chairs on the deck.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank EmJayMac
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Spectacular location and warm Howe Island hospitality. Lots of thoughtful amenities and a real cottage feel to the accommodation. We were there for just one evening but it gave the rewards of a much longer vacation. Wendy and Jeff

Room Tip: Separate cottage with a screened in porch was a real treat.
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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

Although the winery will not be there for much longer, Dave and Wendy go out of their way in every way to be helpful and provide everything possible for you to have an amazing stay! Peace, tranquility, on the water, a welcome glass of wine and a driving cd! On top of everything else. Very lucky to have found this on trip advisor. Don't miss out!!!

  • Stayed: June 2014
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1  Thank JC6475
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

My husband and I spent two nights on Howe Island. I was looking for a nice place to spend a weekend in the Thousand Islands area and this place had so many positive reviews that I’ve decided to try it out. It exceeded our expectations. The place is very nice and quiet, the nature is beautiful, the hosts are very pleasant, the breakfasts are delicious and the entire atmosphere is very relaxing. We enjoyed our stay and we would recommend it to anyone who looks for a quiet retreat. Thank you David and Wendy!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

You, too, may be able to find yourself staying in the #1 room in the #1 B&B in the 1000 Islands, as I unexpectedly did in June of 2013. A beautiful view of the St. Lawrence from the grounds, complete with loons and a frolicking mink at the river's edge. Here's all else you need to know: a beautiful room with a great bed in a very "green" establishment (e.g., a self-composting toilet), Dave's Happy Hour samples of vintage from the vineyard on the premises, and Wendy's fantastic breakfast! It's no wonder that the Howe Island B&B is attracting guests from Europe. This American guest certainly plans to return. Don't forget your bicycle!

Room Tip: The cottage next to the main house is a little piece of heaven!
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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Maureen D
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Additional Information about Howe Island B&B

Address: 1976B Howe Island Dr, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2V6, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Gananoque
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Gananoque
Price Range: £90 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The only 1000 Islands B&B on 250ft of absolute St Lawrence River shoreline, our Howe Island home has origins dating back to the early 1800's. We're located conveniently between Kingston & Gananoque. Come and relax on our deck or riverside hammock and watch the bird life and the river slip past. Discover why we say '' Discover Howe to relax! '' You'll love our enclosed sunroom overlooking the river and gardens and the cozy lounge. Howe Island B&B is very much an escape and dare we say, 'far from the madding crowd'! Gardenview and Vineyardview rooms are Air Conditioned, totally private and accommodate two couples or mature family. Lawton Lodge is a self contained cabin with screened porch and can accommodate two couples or a small family. Yes, you can even cruise up to our private boat dock! All that at just $185 per room per night (maximum 2 guests per room). Ask about our SUITE DEALS! ... more   less 
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