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Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast Inn

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73 Sydenham St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3H3 Canada See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pool
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews front porch rose room retreat room historic house gourmet treat lovely bed and breakfast period furniture breakfast was absolutely delicious gas fireplace parking on site every afternoon earlier breakfast other guests ensuite bathroom quiet street four poster bed within easy walking distance
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We chose Kingston as our start point for a great Eastern US/Canada Road trip. Stumbled on the Secret Garden....a great find! Situated a nice walk from the waterfront, near restaurants and shopping it was ideal for us! Friendly, clean and a gem of a building!...More

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Response from kathyd488, Owner at Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay! I hope you will come again...

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. Kathy is a warm and welcoming host and is eager to outline the history of this well loved historic building. Everything has been beautifully taken care of and maintained. Breakfast...More

3  Thank rosslake
Response from Kathy D, Owner at Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast InnResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words! I hope to see you again soon... Kathy

Reviewed 27 August 2018

The location is great with an easy walk to downtown and lots of great restaurants. The rooms are well appointed and nice common areas. There are afternoon drinks and treats. Breakfasts are good. The only minor quibble is there are no night tables beside the...More

Thank FuzzyBeaver
Response from Kathy D, Owner at Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast InnResponded 6 September 2018

Hello, thank you for your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Each of our rooms is very different and, although there are detailed descriptions on the website, if you have a specific need (e.g., night tables) it is always good to call so...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Nice old house, atmosphere and room.There are old books, a piano,antiques.The place was clean.Nice little garden you can sit in and lemonade and snacks in the afternoon.Unfortunately the cable tv didn't work[due for repair I was told] and the internet was very weak.Breakfast was good.

Thank Harvey N
Response from Kathy D, Owner at Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast InnResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for your comments. I am sorry about the cable and internet. The line into the house needed repair, it is now done and everything is working. I know how people rely now on internet and I hope you were not inconvenienced.

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Firstly l would ask that you read the previous review before this one as we had the same problems with bathroom and tv. However as we obviously didn’t know about tv being broken my husband followed the instructions for turning on tv. Nothing happened so...More

1  Thank JoanmcQ
Response from Kathy D, Owner at Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast InnResponded 6 September 2018

I am sorry you were disappointed with your stay. I am repeating here how I responded to the other review you reference. "I am glad you enjoyed most of your B&B experience! I apologize for your tv, not the size but the fact that it...More

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Description
The Secret Garden Inn is fully restored and historically designated, was built in 1888 in the Queen Anne Victorian style, and is located in the heart of Kingston's historic district within walking More distance of downtown, Queens University and the waterfront. Features gorgeous principal rooms, 7 exquisite guest rooms, all with private bathrooms, queen or king beds, complimentary Wi-Fi, onsite parking, and award winning gardens. Enjoy afternoon refreshments in the lovely parlour or library, a hot or cold drink on the covered front porch or sit near the serenity of the koi pond. Savour creative breakfasts served by candlelight in our oak paneled dining room with guests from around the world! Your host is delighted to share her house, Kingston and all the history they have to offer... Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$156 - US$216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Secret Garden Bed And Breakfast Inn
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Secret Garden Hotel Kingston
Location
Canada > Ontario > Kingston
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$156 - US$216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Secret Garden Bed And Breakfast Inn
,
Secret Garden Hotel Kingston
Location
Canada > Ontario > Kingston
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Storyspinning
31 January 2017|
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Response from kathyd488 | Property representative |
The Secret Garden has a no pets policy. Thank you for your inquiry.
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Storyspinning
31 January 2017|
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Response from kathyd488 | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your inquiry. The Inn does not accept pets. There are, however, other inns that do. Try The Green Woods Inn. Best, Kathy
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27 July 2015|
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Response from Kathy D | Property representative |
Theresa's Room is the original master bedroom. It large and airy and has a king size bed, as well as the aforementioned sitting area in a windowed corner. I am going to put in a plug for the Secret Garden Room, also on the... More
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"I believe most rooms have an en suite. It might be worth asking for."
991wendys
25 Jul 2018
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"Free parking on premises and a 5 minute walk to shopping/restaurants/waterfront"
chuckster_dude
5 Jul 2018
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"The photos on the B&B's website don't do justice to the beauty of the rooms."
Fan-of-foreign-films
29 Jan 2018
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"All rooms are beautiful.... If you have a hard time with the stairs, select a room on the second floor."
nanaMedellin
12 Aug 2017
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