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Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast Inn

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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 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...
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We were delighted to find this historic inn for a weekend getaway in winter. On our arrival we were welcomed with tea and biscuits in the attractive parlor, and the library across the hall was well stocked with books to browse. Both the public areas and the guest rooms were
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Response from kathyd488, Owner at Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
I am so glad you enjoyed the Inn and were happy with your stay. Looking forward to hosting you again... Kathy
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This is an absolutely breathtaking historic home close to the Kingston downtown and waterfront. The rooms are beautiful, the hostess charming and breakfast was clever and tasty and just the right amount of food. We hope to return in warmer weather to enjoy the amazing front
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Response from Kathy D, Owner at Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast Inn
Responded Feb. 5, 2019
Thank you for your kind words... I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope to see you again when the garden is in bloom! Best, Kathy
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We stayed here twice in a trip to Canada to see our daughter. The B&B is close to the centre of Kingston - an easy walk and Queens University where our daughter is studying. The whole property is beautifully presented and very comfortable. The shared areas are very welcoming and
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Response from Kathy D, Owner at Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast Inn
Responded Jan. 5, 2019
Thank you so much for all your kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and I hope to see you again. Happy New Year! Best, Kathy
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We recently stayed at the Inn in Theresa's Room (master bedroom of the house which we were upgraded to upon arrival). The room, the sitting area and the breakfast were all excellent! The owner, Kathy, is a very warm and friendly individual? We would definitely go back when
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Response from Kathy D, Owner at Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast Inn
Responded Jan. 5, 2019
I am so sorry, I just saw this. It was an incredibly busy fall... thank you so much for the kind words and I hope you will come again! Best, Kathy
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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! Great
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Response from kathyd488, Owner at Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast Inn
Responded Sep. 19, 2018
Thank you for your kind words and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay! I hope you will come again...
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Summer on the porch
Theresa's room sitting area
Secret Garden window
The inside of the front door with its amazing stained glass doors.
Looking down to the stained glass window from the second floor landing.
What is the Secret Garden's pet policy?
The Secret Garden has a no pets policy. Thank you for your inquiry.
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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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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 second floor. It is the only room in the Inn with its own terrace, with seating overlooking the inside garden courtyard. It also has stained glass in the bathroom giving the room a golden glow in the morning.
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"I believe most rooms have an en suite. It might be worth asking for."
"Free parking on premises and a 5 minute walk to shopping/restaurants/waterfront"
"The photos on the B&B's website don't do justice to the beauty of the rooms."
"All rooms are beautiful.... If you have a hard time with the stairs, select a room on the second floor."
"Secret Garden room has its own balcony and is great for morning yoga or a quiet glass of wine in the afternoon."
US$153 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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