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The Captain's House, heritage bed and breakfast

7 reviews
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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
Private Room
The Captain's House Bed and Breakfast is a lovingly restored century home in the middle of historic Midland, Ontario. It boasts original detail throughout with Victorian light fixtures, wall treatments and woodwork. Breakfasts can feature local farm-fresh eggs, house-made muffins and preserves and locally roasted coffee. Midland harbour is four blocks away, the main shopping and business street is three blocks away. We enjoy a walkability score of 87. All the best restaurants, cafes, galleries and shops in Midland are within walking distance Local attractions include the 17th-century Ste Marie-Among-the-Hurons, Martyr's Shrine, Huronia Museum, Midland Cultural Centre, North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, Midland Curling Club, four golf courses, day cruises on Georgian Bay, beaches...The Captain's House Bed and Breakfast is a lovingly restored century home in the middle of historic Midland, Ontario. It boasts original detail throughout with Victorian light fixtures, wall treatments and woodwork. Breakfasts can feature local farm-fresh eggs, house-made muffins and preserves and locally roasted coffee. Midland harbour is four blocks away, the main shopping and business street is three blocks away. We enjoy a walkability score of 87. All the best restaurants, cafes, galleries and shops in Midland are within walking distance Local attractions include the 17th-century Ste Marie-Among-the-Hurons, Martyr's Shrine, Huronia Museum, Midland Cultural Centre, North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, Midland Curling Club, four golf courses, day cruises on Georgian Bay, beaches, cross country, bike and hiking trails and ski hills The Captain's House, in the heart of Huronia, is your perfect home base in this beautiful and historic region. More
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Ross S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:58%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2013
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

The Captain's House is like a gem: many faceted and full of continuing delight and pleasure! Leaving after a wonderful breakfast and returning to our hosts' warm, attentive and unstinting hospitality made for a stellar sojourn in their art-filled, comfortably furnished rooms of this beautiful,...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank mjlegge375
Ross S, VR Owner at The Captain's House, heritage bed and breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words.

Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night in queen room. The house has lots of character and was in a very convenient location to walk downtown. But despite it being windy and cool outside, our room was stifling hot through the night. Only two windows open a few inches,...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank SteveB7403
Ross S, VR Owner at The Captain's House, heritage bed and breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Thanks Steve for your feedback. We didn't expect such heat on the weekend, and we normally do provide fans in each room. Our apologies for the absence of some cooling device. Appreciate your note. Ross & Alicia

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

This property is perfect. We are not normally B&B people but being the middle of winter in Midland, we didn't want to end up at a hotel full of either hockey players or snowmobilers. This quiet property fit the bill perfectly. The hosts Alicia and...More

Date of stay: February 2017
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Ross S, VR Owner at The Captain's House, heritage bed and breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

Thank you, Paula, for your kind words. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again sometime. We agree we should be listed under B and Bs. Alicia and Ross

Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast, pleasant hostess but suffered through hottest nights this summer. 6 of us booked 3 bedrooms. Stayed with my husband in a small bedroom with a full size bed, 2 partly propped windows and cheap fan. No sleep. Also, hosts use the bathroom and...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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Ross S, VR Owner at The Captain's House, heritage bed and breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2016

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed the breakfast. Sorry for the heatwave. We are getting quotes on an air conditioning system for the entire house. Our guests share a bathroom. When we are full, we allow guests to use the host's private...More

Reviewed June 12, 2016

Alicia and Ross made me feel right at home. Room was very comfortable, and house is beautifully decorated. Breakfast was delicious each morning. Would definitely recommend!

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank c0chan
Ross S, VR Owner at The Captain's House, heritage bed and breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2016

Thank you Sara, So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Ross and Alicia

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Fax
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Midland is the largest port on Georgian Bay. Once the hub of the lumber and ship building industry it is now the gateway to the Muskoka and 30,000 island tourist region. Georgian Bay and the 30,000 islands offer the finest fresh water cruising in the world. The Town of Midland, just 90 minutes north of Toronto, is the perfect home base for exploring this beautiful and historic region. The Captain's House is just four blocks from Midland Harbour where you can book day cruises on the Bay, charter fishing boats and rent small craft. We're two blocks away from King Street, Midland's main drag, with it's great restaurants, shops, pubs and cafes. The Tay Shore Trail, built on an old railroad right of way, runs along the shore, past Ste-Marie Among the Hurons and Martyr's Shrine through Victoria ...
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