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Ashbury House B&B
Ranked #6 of 53 Ottawa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We arrived here early afternoon and Charmaine wasn't in the least put out and provided us with hot drinks and apple crumble while we sat on her front porch until our room was ready. We had booked the Mulberry room but Charmaine had decided to upgrade us to the apartment which takes up the top floor of the house so we had a very spacious suite. This comprised a large lounge and dining area, kitchen, bathroom, balcony plus one double and one twin bedroom. the B & B has off road parking for all guests and is situated on a pleasant residential street. Charmaine's breakfasts offered something for everyone and there was plenty of it. It was all served at the very large and elegant dining table downstairs. Both Charmaine and George are very hospitable hosts. The B & B is within very easy walking distance of Bank Street where there is an exceedingly frequent bus service to downtown Ottawa. You can purchase bus tickets at the nearby grocery store. We took advantage of this and left our car on the B & B parking lot for the duration of our stay.

  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

George and Charmaine make you feel comfortable since the arrival, such a lovely and kind couple. Our room was big, cozy and the bed was fantastic. It has an excellent location near Bank St. and Carleton which was great for us. The breakfast is wonderful with fresh fruit and bacon! George and Charmaine were always available and helped us a lot during our stay since we were moving to Canada and needed a few tips about the city. We'll definitely recommend to all our friends and relatives visiting the city.

  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

We booked before my partner sadly passed away but i decided to make the trip anyway as we were intending to visit a friend who lives nearby.

I'm really pleased that I decided to go. Breakfasts were amazing, the company lively and interesting and Charmaine and George looked after me brilliantly.

You have to try the warm apple pie, it's delicious.

  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled solo
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Thank G0DJA
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Charmaine and George make your stay perfect. This B&B is located close to 417 and close to public transit to get downtown.
The rooms and beds are comfortable and the breakfast is delicious. We like the Magnolia Suite which has a door between 2 separate sleeping areas.
This B&B doesn't have central a/c, but our room had in room a/c and fans so that was fine.

Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

I still die for Sharmaine's Crumble Apple Pie
Omg!!! Never had one better in my whole life...
Beds are so comfortable, I basically have been in all their rooms.
Georges and Sharmaine and amazing hosts, always giving tips about places, where go out, to eat and much more
They are always available even for a chichat, how cannot feel home staying at their place.... Impossible!
Can't wait to go back and have that amazing pie besides my ned on top of my night table and that tasty breakfast in the morning
Thanks again to have make me so great memories about Ottawa guys
Cheers, Andrea

Stayed: July 2015
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Location is excellent, right in the Glebe area, with lots of unique shops and eatery. Charmaine and George made you feel like a part of their family. And their breakfast is like a five star restaurant.
Most people are repeat customers, like us. We would never stay in a hotel whenever we comes to Ottawa.

Room Tip: Magnolia is a two room suite, good for family stay.
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  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

This small historic house in the central Glebe area offers a B&B run by the most charming and friendly couple. The rooms are very comfortable, although the bathrooms are tiny. The breakfasts are amazing. Over three mornings, we never had the same menu.

  • Stayed: April 2016, travelled as a couple
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George N, Owner at Ashbury House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Two of our bathrooms are on the small side. The other 4 are regular sized bathrooms.

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Additional Information about Ashbury House B&B

Address: 303 First Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 2G7, Canada
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Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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Ranked #6 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Ottawa
Price Range: $105 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We provide B&B accommodation as well as a furnished family apartment with kitchen. All guest rooms have ensuite bath rooms. Guests rave about the quality of the experience at Ashbury House, the comfort of the rooms including the beds, gourmet breakfasts, inspiring conversations, apple pie, Ceylon tea and antique furnishings. Ashbury House has been featured live on TV.An example of guest feedback: "Thank you again for an absolutely perfect stay at Ashbury House. I think you go beyond the exceptional in your hospitality and I know this is the rule and I was not an exception because the cab driver asked me about my stay. When I responded with superlatives, he told me it was the same with every fare he picked up there." Joan – California ... more   less 
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