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Bloomfield, Canada
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

If you are looking for a home base while you attend events at the theatres or simply explore the countryside, this is a wonderful home away from home. It is conveniently located within walking distance to theatres, downtown shopping and great restaurants. Food is delicious and rooms are comfortable and well decorated. Kevin and Kim are knowledgeable and happy to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I entered the main house of the peaceful Old Rectory from the kitchen, where fresh buns filled the counter tops, and the scent told me that I was in a place of past, present and future memories. It was end of theatre season and I was asked to select a room. I chose one on the second floor w Juliette... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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153 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Hospitality, comfort and fine food: You won't find better in Stafford or in most other places you may visit. And did I mention convenience? The Old Rectory is located only a few blocks from downtown and the main venues of the Stafford Festival. If you are theater-goers and don't mind a short stroll, that means a lot. It means you... More 

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Novato, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Great food, comfortable rooms and gathering spots. Kim and Kevin are so welcoming and tied in to everything going on in town -- the best places, what's new, etc. It's like home, only ten times better.

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

My best friend and I meet up in Stratford annually, and one of the best parts of the trip is returning to the Old Rectory. Kim and Kevin are excellent hosts and excellent cooks. We feel very relaxed and at home there, and being able to have a delicious dinner at the Old Rectory before heading out to the theatre... More 

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Westminster, Maryland
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Kim and Kevin - You are both AWESOME!!!!! It was worth the trip just for the OUTSTANDING breakfasts that they served!!!! Gourmet! Our room was quite comfortable with it's own attached bathroom which was so clean that I would not hesitate to eat off of the floor. What a perfect location!!!!! I would recommend this quaint B&B to anyone! Thank... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Like many others, we decided, based on tripadvisor reviews, to try The Old Rectory and we're very glad we did. First, it is in a very convenient location, within easy walking distance of all of the theatres and near lots of great restaurants. Second, the hosts, Kevin and Kim, are extremely warm and welcoming (they made us feel as if... More 

Thank TOwriter
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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554 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

What a wonderful B & B and the owners, Kim and Kevin are wonderful. I liked the attention they pay to their place. When you walk into the place, you can tell it is warm and welcoming. Kevin greeted us and made us feel at home immediately. Both of them are great conversationalists and wonderful hosts. I loved the room,... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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4 reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2014

My husband and I try to visit Stratford every year, but this year we had the extremely good fortune of staying at he Old Rectory. We saw the reviews on TripAdvisor and were not disappointed! Kim and Kevin were incredibly gracious, making us feel warm and welcome. The breakfasts were amazing - Kevin's a gem in the kitchen! He even... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

First time at the Old Rectory and we were not disappointed. Room was cozy and pleasant,food very good, and the hosts were warm and welcoming. All the amenities you'd expect and more. Would stay here again.

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We both share a passion for good wholesome food. Kevin has worked previously for 15 years in some of the U.K.'s and Irelands finest Country Inns and Restaurants before moving to Stratford in 1993. Kim is a native of Stratford and has traveled extensively on a Private Yacht catering to crew and invited guests. Both of us now enjoy life together in the great community of Stratford with our son Conor among family and friends. Together we hope to nourish your body and soul. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Rectory

Address: 218 Ontario St | Ontario, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3H4, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Stratford
Price Range: ₹ 13,991 - ₹ 16,288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Rectory 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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