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The Shady Nook

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Philadelphia area
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

This was our 20th. stay @ Shady Nook and the first with Molly & David as the new owners. We are happy to report the transition has been smooth and we enjoyed our stay, and Stratford, very much. Good location, nice rooms, and great breakfasts. We are already booked for 2016.

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Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 11 July 2015

My stay at the Shady Nook B & B was my first experience at a Bed & Breakfast and it exceeded my best expectations.Mollie Petryna and David Humphreys welcomed my son and me as friends.They were the perfect hosts. They gave us a tour of their home and we were so impressed with the accommodations. The rooms were beautifully furnished,...

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Toronto
Reviewed 5 July 2015

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at Mollie and David's B and B. The location is perfect .... Just a 5 minute walk to the Main Street in Stratford. The breakfast was wonderful. David and Mollie are wonderful hosts. The room was very clean and comfortable . We highly recommend this B and B.

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Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Mollie Petryna and David Humphreys provided delightful and restorative hospitality for our stay in Stratford. They were welcoming and accommodating from the moment we arrived, and went beyond to assist us with difficulties during our stay. Our room on the first floor was clean, bright and comfortable. Nice included bathroom featured shower door that seals snugly and a useful nightlight....

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East Aurora, New York
Reviewed 4 July 2015

My wife and I recently stayed at this B&B. We have stayed at many B&B's over the years at Stratford, Ontario and I can honestly say this was one of the best. Molly and Dave were excellent hosts. They were very friendly and they had excellent knowledge of the local theater, which is of course why we go to Stratford....

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Grosse Ile, Michigan
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Mollie and David are excited to be the new owners and have retained the welcoming atmosphere and superb accommodations. Both ground floor and upper floor rooms are ensuite. We been staying here over 20 years and have stayed in both the lower twin room just inside the front door and the king room across the hall. New additions of Canadian...

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Garden City, Michigan
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I've been coming to The Stratford Festival for 2 decades now. When I stay over, this B&B is my place of choice. I was pleasantly pleased with the transition of the new owners, Mollie and David, during the 2015 season. The rooms are comfortable as always, the food is excellent (even a bit better than before) and Mollie and David...

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We had a wonderful time in Stratford, enjoyed the shows and browsed for treasures while antiquing. Mollie and David, our welcoming hosts are continuing the tradition of the past owners Doug and Kathy and are providing a lovely B and B for their guests to enjoy and relax. Comfortable rooms, great breakfast with mouth watering scones, only add to the...

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Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay. They are very generous with their time and home. Very help full and recommend excellent resturants too try. Had great local knowledge. Would stay again, highly recommend the Shady Nook.

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Doug W, Owner at The Shady Nook, responded to this review

We appreciate guests who value in the local happenings and stores,our aim is to have a happy visitor. We are glad to be of service,thanks.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2014

This will be my first choice next time I plan to spend a night in the Stratford area. Doug and Kathy are very welcoming. We felt like guests in their home. Wonderful! They were also able to accommodate my need for a gluten-free breakfast.

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Doug W, Owner at The Shady Nook, responded to this review

We look forward to your return and will be pleased to have you and your friends as guests in our home again. Thank you for advising us ahead of your diet restrictions as we try to accommodate the needs to make a stay it's best when ever possible.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On a quiet street we offer four en-suite bedrooms, a twin/king and queen on the main floor and two queens on the second floor. An easy walk to gourmet restaurants, theater and boutique shopping, as well as Art in the Park, our famous Swans and many photo opportunities along the Avon river await. We serve a full breakfast and cater to special diets. A large guest Frig for ice and to keep your refreshments cool awaits in our Sunroom where you can play cards or have a picnic lunch on a rainy day. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool, a bike ride or sun on the large deck, the coffee's on so come let us make your Stratford experience all it can be, see you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shady Nook

Address: 64 Earl St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6G2, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Stratford
Price Range: ₹ 7,757 - ₹ 9,373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“You need nothing as everything is provided in the bathroom. No TVs, so just come and relax.”
550ellens, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We occupied an upstairs bedroom, which was very comfortable. Stairs are not a problem for us "oldsters." In fact, we consider using them good exercise.”
caseyw26, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Even on a very hot day, the room was a pleasant temperature because of the air-conditioning.”
237Susan, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I think there are only four rooms; two on first floor, and two on the second floor. All are good.”
suewG6625BJ, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Two lower rooms have either twin beds or king. The twin beds can be converted to a king.”
288annez, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
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