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    The Shady Nook

    64 Earl St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6G2, Canada
    +1 844-773-1771
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    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Can you believe I promised Molly and David I would write this review of our favorite B&B as soon as we left Stratford late last summer, Sure, my hip replacement didn't work twice, but my hip wasn't preparing this review. My wife, Janice, and I...More

    Thank Carl W
    Response from MolliePetryna, Owner at The Shady NookResponded 5 days ago

    Hello Carl and Janice, Barb and Donald, Thank you so much for highlighting some of the benefits of staying with David and me at The Shady Nook. You all are fascinating guests . Each day that you are here I am excited to know what...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed a week here on our annual theatre pilgrimage and had a lovely time. The rooms are clean and very comfortable, David's breakfasts are varied and absolutely yummy, and no one could be more helpful than Molly in every respect. The backyard patio was...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from MolliePetryna, Owner at The Shady NookResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much, I believe, to Morva and your lovely group of friends. You were very lucky to have had that spectacular heatwave in September and I am pleased that the pool was a refreshing start to your day. We look forward to seeing...More

    Reviewed 2 November 2017

    What a lovely B&B atmosphere. The accommodations were superbly maintained and comfortable. Our hosts, Mollie and David, go above and beyond to ensure your stay meets your expectations. They were extremely helpful right from the booking process and even provided recommendations for the Stratford Theatre....More

    Thank BlueWomyn
    Response from MolliePetryna, Owner at The Shady NookResponded 4 November 2017

    Thank you so much Blue Womyn for the lovely review, I am sorry that I can not address you directly as I love to reminisce about the experience we had as host/guest. Our purpose is to inform you of the lovely events and restaurants our...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    This was our 3rd stay at the Shady Nook this year, we were hooked after our first visit! Mollie and David are absolutely wonderful hosts and it's very evident that taking care of their guests is their top priority. The rooms are spotless, beautifully decorated...More

    Thank KaseyK1
    Response from MolliePetryna, Owner at The Shady NookResponded 14 October 2017

    Thank you Karen and Mike for choosing to stay the first time. It was your delightfulness that made taking care of you easy. Then to return again, really affirmed that what we are doing,and what we offered,was worth returning for. Your third visit is just...More

    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    Mollie and David as such wonderful hosts and this was our first time in Stratford and first B&B stay. It was a short trip and we arrived very late Friday night but were left a wonderful welcoming note and fruit in the room. The breakfast...More

    Thank rgvdaniela
    Response from MolliePetryna, Owner at The Shady NookResponded 3 October 2017

    Hello again Dawn and Daniela, You were in foreign territory when arriving to our city, with a condensed agenda. We were very pleased to walk you around and introduce you to Stratford, from the Tourism Office to the Barr's Chocolates. We love the city and...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • US$120 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Ontario >
    • Stratford
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    • The Shady Nook Stratford, Ontario
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    "We enjoy the ground floor bedrooms"
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    "Second floor rooms will be quieter."
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    "We have stayed in 3 of the 4 rooms so far and enjoyed our stay in each! The rooms upstairs are quieter."
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    "we prefer rooms with en suite baths"
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