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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stayed here for a month while I was waiting for permanant accomodations toome available in town. I was very happy with their attention to detail; the staff went out of their way to accommodate my needs on more than one occassion. The rooms are cozy, quiet, and extremely clean. I wouldn't hestitate to recommend....

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Thank Carla C
Warwick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

We stayed at this hotel after passing it in January 2015 on a previous visit and checked out their website. It was ideally located for us being just a 10 minute walk into downtown Barrie (bus terminal) and 20 minute walk away from our friends house. We were visiting for a fall wedding so this suited us just fine and... More 

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1 Thank Rachel-A3D
Chestermere, Canada
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

We booked a room online, and were surprised by the price -- $170, which did not include breakfast. But the inn looked like a beautifully restored heritage home and boasted views of the lake, so we took a chance. What a disappointment! The inn looks like a beautifully restored mansion on the outside, but inside the rooms have the decor... More 

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Warkworth, Canada
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Reviewed 5 March 2015

It's a cute little old Victorian home turned into a 'B & B/Inn;. Great staff. Rooms are a little small...but we had everything we needed. A little bar fridge, glasses, clean bathroom...and a pretty good bed. GREAT view overlooking the waterfront on the 2nd floor. Centrally located to everything in downtown, you don't even need to take a cab...but if... More 

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Thank JoeyMartin
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Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We called 20 hotels to find everything booked. I stumbled upon this place and couldn't have been more pleased. Quiet, clean and close to downtown. It's a heritage house with all the old world charm...would definitely recommend and stay again.

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1 Thank Jason P
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

The staff leaves at 7pm. There is wifi available but it is broken and the staff isn't even sure what the password is. Contrary to what it is classified as there is no breakfast in this "bed and breakfast." It's really quaint and very private seeing as there are not a lot of rooms available. It has a perfect environment... More 

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Thank Veronica K
Newmarket, Canada
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Rooms were a little lacking for the price, but my main issue is the 60$ late check-out fee. I woke with with horrible flu symptoms and needed a little extra time to compose my stomach and myself for the long drive home. Receptionist informed us that it was going to be an additional SIXTY DOLLARS TO STAY ONE EXTRA HOUR!... More 

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2 Thank RyanBlakely
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Stayed at the Harbour View Inn with family while visiting Barrie. Older, historic building. Quirky rooms; not fancy and a little tired but sparkling clean. Room 101 was spacious. Room 206 had nice view of lake, but a smaller room than 101. Small kitchenette in each -- suitable for breakfast, coffee, snacks. Quiet and good spot for our older kids... More 

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1 Thank Amblesidedreamer
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

I hate being taken advantage of. After seeing a number of positive reviews I booked The Harbour View Inn for my girlfriend and I on our way up to a wedding in the Muskokas. Frankly, the Inn was very poor value for the money. While the room was clean and the bedding was fine, the room itself and the service... More 

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Thank TomMcMillan
Vancouver
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

Somebody brilliant set up the room we had. It was the first one on the right on the main floor when you come into the hotel. The room has absolutely everything you need from wine glasses to a toaster. Nothing has been forgotten. There are even coasters for your coffee cups. Everything worked flawlessly. The bathroom, the little kitchen, all... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Harbour View Inn is located in the heart of Barrie at Berczy and Dunlop St. across from beautiful Kempenfelt Bay. Our visitors can walk to the downtown core in less than four minutes and be on the walking and cycling path around Kempenfelt Bay in less than two minutes. Our 1885 historic building has been carefully reconstructed to preserve its antique oak stairwells, high ceilings and Victorian window designs. The turn of the century atmosphere combined with modern technology and cloud-soft bedding make this an ideal location for today's business traveler. We have a beautiful property in a great location, and we are ready to serve you in a truly memorable way. We are determined at every level, to ensure your stay at Harbour View Inn is truly unforgettable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Harbour View Inn

Address: 1 Berczy St, Barrie, Ontario L4M 3P5, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Barrie > City Center
Price Range: ₹ 6,750 - ₹ 23,865 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Harbour View Hotel
The Harbour View Inn Barrie, Ontario
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“There are many suites - some with waterview but all comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles M4657DJcarlac, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles veronicak644, 8 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Any of the local hotels would provide rooms of either equal or better quality at a fraction of the cost.”
 of 5 bubbles TomMcMillan, 26 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Try for one on the main floor because there is no elevator”
 of 5 bubbles bshell, 5 Aug 2013 | Read review
“we had the A.E.J. Creswick room on the second floor, very quiet with close access to stairs leading to the parking lot. It was bright and roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles Marysela, 22 Jul 2012 | Read review
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