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Reviewed 19 October 2015

With just three rooms, owners John and Mary Lou have made the Caversham an intimate and immaculately clean bed and breakfast, with great food and service to match. They are genuinely interested in their guests without being overpoweringly so. The result is a place that we would want to revisit next time we are in Stratford, especially since it is...

Thank Cecil B
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I recently stayed at The Caversham House in Stratford, Ontario with my family. We were in town to see a play and enjoy the great restaurants. We were warmly received by our hosts Mary Lou and John and immediately felt right at home. The main floor living room is available to guests and is a bright room with comfy furniture....

Thank torontosammy
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2015

There are so many places to stay in Stratford - it was hard to select - but we loved loved loved our choice. The Caversham House is a lovely B & B. Our room was exactly what we wanted - king bed, small balcony, clean clean clean, and beautifully appointed. Mary Lou and John are excellent hosts, with excellent taste...

Thank Barb P
Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This is my third visit to Caversham in three years. John and Mary Lou are the consummate hosts while Baden their Welsh Corgi is a real cutie. Their home is warm and welcoming, the rooms nicely decorated with super comfortable beds. Breakfast is a delicious medley of culinary creations which are fresh and expertly presented. The B&B is a short...

Thank JudithP845
Pittsford, New York
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This is truly a top-notch bed and breakfast. If you are looking for warm, charming accommodations with very comfortable rooms and incredible food this is the place. John and Mary Lou could not have been more gracious and really made us feel welcome in their home. They were truly a delight. We would absolutely stay with them again.

Thank Art M
Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Mary Lou and John have the perfect set up. They are extremely welcoming, Along with their loveable dog, I felt like I'd known them for years. The character of The Caversham House is incredibly inviting. We visited Stratford this past weekend, together with our best friends and I picked this place because I loved all the gathering spots to relax....

Thank Christie T
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Lovely home, a delightful couple who make you feel at home, super breakfast, and a comfortable, north-facing verandah on which to relax between attending Festival performances, and/or touring the historic little city and southwestern Ontario countryside. It strikes me that this would be the perfect spot at which to settle for a few nights while exploring Alice Munro country. Once...

Thank Carl C
Berkley, Michigan
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We just completed our first stay at the Caversham House. Mary Lou and John, the hosts, were as welcoming as could be. Our room was lovely, with small treats available for late-night hunger attacks. Breakfast at 8:30 was delicious and abundant. Our fellow guests were delightful. The bed and breakfast is located in a convenient location, close to the theatres...

1Thank Doug K
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Enjoyed my stay at this charming B&B. Attention to detail was quite evident. A delightful place to stay. Location is perfect. The tree-lined street and flowers were lovely. Close to theatres. The owners were very helpful with directions and information of what to do in Stratford. The breakfasts were delicious as well as beautifully presented. The crepes divine! I thoroughly...

Thank park059
Southfield, Michigan
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I stayed at the Caversham House with a girlfriend in August as I have for the past five years. The hosts are fabulous, attentive to all my needs, and serve great breakfasts, included in the price. MaryLou purchased lactose free cottage cheese for the crepes so I could eat them, since I have a milk intolerance issue. The breakfasts are...

1Thank HelenKerwin

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Simple Pleasures Abound at The Caversham House! The newly renovated, air-conditioned, home successfully combines last century’s ambiance with today’s comforts. Sun filled, professionally decorated rooms are invitingly furnished. Tasteful style is also found on the spacious and comforting front porch or in the intimate garden, all a pleasure for discerning guests. The classic red brick structure, built in 1915, is a fine example of Edwardian architecture. Many of the original architectural features of the Caversham House have been carefully preserved. Situated on a quiet tree lined street in the heart of Stratford, an easy walk to all the theatres, restaurants, and shopping. We are two blocks from Lake Victoria and Stratford’s picturesque parks. No strangers here, just friends you have yet to meet. Your hosts Mary Lou Middleton and John McNeil invite you to discover the Simple Pleasures The Caversham House has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Caversham House

Address: 155 Cobourg Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3E9, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Stratford
Price Range: $184 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The king room with the balcony”
668barbp, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Tip? Reserve early.”
126carlc, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“There are three available rooms, one with two beds and two with queens.”
HelenKerwin, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We've stayed in two different rooms. Both were beautifully appointed and quiet.”
JudithD738, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are clean, comfortable and quiet. Each with its own bath.”
B4703EUluciab, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
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