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Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a wonderful time. We enjoyed the room 2 on the second floor. The bed was comfortable but the pillows could use a new one or two in the room plus decorative pillows. We had the couples getaway package so dinner was a preset dinner. It was great choices as well. The waitress was superb friendly and attentive. It...

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cobourg ontario
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for their roast beef special.....starting with tasty leek and potato soup, followed by very good crab cakes and salad. For the entrée, we had excellent juicy roast beef, light anf fluffy Yorkshire pudding, along side creamy mashed potatoes, and fresh vegetab;es. cooked al dente. We finished with an outstanding carrot cake, done so well with lemon butter icing...

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Trent Hills, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a night away with friends and decided to try the Carlyle. The Carlyle is a one minute walk to Port Hope's main street and two minutes from the Capitol Theatre. The Couples package was perfect since it included dinner as well as breakfast. We were not disappointed. Dave the owner greeted us. The set dinner in the Bistro...

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Basseterre, St. Kitts
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I recently started the the Carlyle Inn and Bistro for a few days and found the host, Dave, and the location of the Inn ideal. The room was spacious, the bed very comfortable and the easy parking was a bonus especially with the changeable January weather. Unfortunately this time I did get to eat lunch or dinner in the Bistro...

Thank KT082015
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Have been here several times, lunch and dinner. Great service, they make you feel welcome and pampered. Menu choices always delicious! Looking forward to our next visit! Love the old building, nicely refurbished, clean and well maintained.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We have had lunch in the bistro a number of times during the summer but this is the first time we have stayed at the Carlyle. We were given Room 5 with a lovely wing chair and a gas fireplace. The room was very clean and nicely eclectic with an assortment of books and memorabilia on the shelves. it was...

Thank Northerntraveler2014
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

A group of 4 of us shared the double queen room. Very nice accommodation, and very clean. We enjoyed the included breakfast and the location. It's a nice short walk to look around downtown. Port hope has a lot of interesting shops to snoop around in and it was really neat to see the salmon running up the river.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We usually stay in Cobourg during the Vintage Film Festival but this year we tried The Carlyle. The 7 of us had Rooms 2, 4, 5 and 6 (the best!). Staff were friendly, funny, carried our luggage upstairs and paid special attention to birthday dinner arrangements in the Tangir Room. It's a good price and a 3 minute walk to...

Thank TorontoTraveller2222
Port Perry, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in Room #1 at the Carlyle, and couldn't have had a better stay that weekend. Staff were friendly, courteous and attentive. The hotel is well-situated in Port Hope and is beautifully decorated and clean. We WILL be back next year.

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed staying here. Due to our late arrival, we had requested a snack be sent to our room. It was even better than what we hoped for, perfect for weary travelers. Our room was spacious, comfortable and quiet. Bath area was clean and had all the amenities. Breakfast was delicious. Dave and his staff are friendly and professional.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Carlyle Inn and Bistro is a boutique hotel recently reopened by original owners, Dave and Jeanne Henderson, with 10 refurbished spacious rooms and a fully licensed restaurant, lounge and seasonal patio. Originally built as the Bank of Upper Canada in 1857 it has many architectual details which add to its charm. We are open year round. Located in the heart of downtown Port Hope (70 miles East of Toronto). We are a minutes walking distance to the Capitol Theatre, Antique shops and Specialty stores. Come and enjoy our friendly atmosphere, a stroll along the Waterfront Trail, shopping and antiquing, golf, great local yearly events and much much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carlyle Inn and Bistro

Address: 86 John St, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 2Z2, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Port Hope
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Carlyle Inn And Bistro Port Hope, Ontario
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“The rooms are on various levels so do advise any issues with mobility on booking”
 of 5 bubbles KT082015, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Look on the Carlyle Website as each room is different and each has its own charm.”
 of 5 bubbles Northerntraveler2014, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is large with fireplace, windows on 2 sides.”
 of 5 bubbles TorontoTraveller2222, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are perfect if you have problem with stairs. Large and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Maggi99, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 & 10 are large with 2 double beds. Room 10 has a huge TV”
 of 5 bubbles A1Scot, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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