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1840 Guest House B&B
Ranked #1 of 5 Merrickville B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

This was, by far, the best B&B we have ever stayed at. Let me just try to list some of the things that are perfect about the 1840 Guest House: big room, beautiful furniture, comfortable bed, really comfortable pillows, high quality linens, romantic fireplace, plush towels, very nice common area with drinks and snacks, balcony off the common area that overlooks the Rideau Canal, great self-serve breakfast so you can get out when you need to. Mike and Dawn were incredibly gracious. Find some reason to go through Merrickville, Ontario, it's an awesomely cute town, so you can stay here. We took a boat trip on the Rideau Canal that was really nice. Can't wait to go back!!!

Room Tip: Rooms 1 & 2 overlook the Canal, but actually anyone can have the same view from the balcony off...
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
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Mike Z, Owner at 1840 Guest House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Wow, your incredible "5 star" guest review has truly "made our day"!
It is wonderful to hear from our B&B guests that we have made their stay at the 1840 Guest House B&B enjoyable and memorable!
We have listened to our guests suggestions and through close attention to detail, quality furnishings, complimentary "extras" and the highest quality of personal service, we try to ensure that all our guests have a relaxing, care free, enjoyable stay.
Thank you for the wonderful comments about our 1840 Guest House B&B!
We look forward to having you as our guests again in the future.
Regards, Mike and Dawn

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

In the heart of Merrickville is this B&B...just a short walk to everything. It is super attractive, super clean, super comfortable! We were a party of 7, occupying each of the upper suites. We had privacy and a place to meet as a family. The breakfast buffets are well stocked with cereals, muffins, yogurt, fruit , coffees, teas, health bars.......
Each room has complimentary wifi and Netflix and For the cool nights a contemporary wall mounted fire place. Our host was also an advocate for local attractions and he spent time informing us. I highly recommend this B&B.

Room Tip: In my opinion no one room is lesser than another. They are all well equipped.
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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Mike Z, Owner at 1840 Guest House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

I'm very glad your whole family enjoyed their stay at our 1840 Guest House B&B.
We very much appreciate your excellent feedback and wonderful "5 star" rating!
With all four of our rooms on the same floor, with a common area and deck it does make for a great gathering place for guests.
Thank you for staying with us and we hope you will stay with us again in the future.
Regards, Mike

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Mike and Dawn are lovely hosts of this beautiful B&B! The rooms are spacious and luxurious and very comfortable. Rooms have WIFI, Netflix, fireplaces ... everything you would need if you didnt want to ever leave your room! Beautiful shared balcony with a nice view of the river. I highly recommend the 1840 Guest House in Merrickville!

Room Tip: All four rooms are great!
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
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Mike Z, Owner at 1840 Guest House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Your "A Beautiful Escape" guest review is wonderful! Thank you for your 5 star rating.
We strive to make our guests stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
As you mentioned, the scenic view of the Rideau River and excellent location easy walking distance to the local villages artisan shops makes for a great escape. Thank you for staying with us and hopefully you will have another opportunity to visit Merrickville and stay at the 1840 Guest House B&B again.
Regards, Mike

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

My cousin was visiting from Arizona and we wanted to have a night away, we were greeted by Mike ( owner with his wife Dawn), given a full tour of the B and B and explained thoroughly anything we needed to know. Mike gave many suggestions of places to eat and visit while in Merrickville. The rooms are very spacious, extremely clean and we were fortunate to have the upstairs balcony ( with a great view) to ourselves, drinks and even had dinner out there as it was such a beautiful evening. I would recommend that anyone looking for lodging in Merrickville or just want to get away for an evening or weekend they definitely should check into 1840 Guest House. looking forward to my next booking!!!!

Room Tip: Room was quiet and great location would rent the same room again
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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Mike Z, Owner at 1840 Guest House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

I'm glad your stay at the 1840 Guest House B&B was enjoyable! We very much appreciate your 5 star review comments.
Having supper on the balcony, overlooking the Rideau River, makes for a memorable evening! We can't guarantee this for everyone, as it's dependent on other guests but I'm glad you had a wonderful experience.
Thank you for excellent guest review. We look forward to having you as our guests again in the future.
Regards, Mike

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

You need to stay at this Bed and Breakfast, what a beautiful place and highly recommended! We stayed July 1st for 1 night as we were heading to Ottawa for the fireworks at Parliament Hill. The room was incredibly clean, quiet, nice floor plan and had a gorgeous private bathroom. The owners Mike and Dawn were exceptionally sweet, welcomed us with genuine smiles and provided us with so much information about Merrickville.

Staying here, you are within walking distance to everything: bakery, ice cream shop, the canal, dining, sightseeing & tourist exhibits. The continental breakfast was lovely, nothing beats having my cup of coffee while overlooking the river in the morning. My boyfriend and I can hardly wait to return....see you in the fall 1840 Guest House :)

Room Tip: Ask for Room #1 or 2 as they have the river view
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
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Mike Z, Owner at 1840 Guest House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2016

Thank you for your "What a Gem" "5 star" guest review!
I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and very much appreciate your recommendation.
A number of our guests have mentioned that "the best part of their vacation was just sitting on our balcony, drinking wine or coffee and enjoying the scenic view of the boats on the Rideau Canal". I'm glad you thought so too.
My wife Dawn and I look forward to having you both as our guests again in the fall when the trees are in their fall colors.
Regards, Mike


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Reviewed 3 July 2016

What a great find - an excellent B&B. Spotless accommodation with delightful hosts. We would recommend this B&B 100%. Super comfortable beds and refreshments always available. Lovely location with beautiful views of the canal.

Room Tip: Rooms 1 & 2 have views of the canal.
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  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

The rooms at this guest house are very comfortable and spacious, opt for a canal view if you can, it's worth it! Mike provides useful advice about the area, we liked visiting the nearby gardens. Merrickville is a pretty little town with nice shopping.
Breakfast is continental and not homemade, the buffet is served in the hall to access the bedrooms, and the first guests to have breakfast are sure to wake up the others.

  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled with family
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Mike Z, Owner at 1840 Guest House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the 1840 Guest House B&B.
We strive to make our guests as comfortable as possible and love to provide local area knowledge of attractions and events.
As for the breakfast noise, we would hope that our guests would be respective of the other sleeping guests but unfortunately that is not always the case.
One solution for guests who would like a quieter room is to book guest rooms #3 and #4 which are further away from the breakfast area.
Thanks you for for providing us with your feedback. We hope you will stay with us again in the future.
Regards, Mike

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Additional Information about 1840 Guest House B&B

Address: 223 Main Street West | PO Box 452, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Merrickville
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Merrickville
Price Range: $115 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 1840 Guest House B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern B&B accommodations overlooking the Rideau Canal, easy walking distance to Merrickville's "artisans" shops, fine restaurants, galleries and historic Rideau Canal and Museum. Entire second floor is dedicated to the comfort of our guests with four modern, clean, bright, spacious, air conditioned rooms with private ensuite, queen size bed, WiFi, satellite TV, NETFLIX movies, terry cloth bathrobes, desk and comfortable chairs. Common sitting / coffee area with Kuerig Coffee machine, fridge, microwave, tables and chairs and a balcony with a scenic view of the Rideau River/Canal. Hand sewn quilts, creative glass panels and antique furniture decorate rooms and guest areas. Continental breakfast supplied. Full breakfast available at excellent restaurant within easy walking distance (open 7:00AM). Bicycle friendly with locked storage area. Private free parking. ... more   less 
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