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Middleburg Heights, Ohio
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The owners are so dedicated to your relaxation and comfortable stay that it makes it difficult not to have an amazing time. They're so helpful, friendly, and accommodating! The home has a lot of cute and quirky amenities (like an outside shower, an indoor steam shower, hot tub, a Keurig/ coffee and tea bar, and even infused water) that you...

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ReikiGal2013, Owner at Freshwater Retreat, responded to this review

Oh thank you so much for your kind words. We strive to make our guests feel relaxed and at peace. YAY! We did that for you! Agreed - our "quirky amenities" are part of the draw to our place. (The outdoor shower is now my personal favorite! My husband still loves his hot tub time...) Can't wait until you visit...

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I love staying at Freshwater Retreat! This is our second time staying and can't wait to come again :) This place is perfect for couples :) I really enjoyed spending time with the Chickens and Charlie the cat.

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ReikiGal2013, Owner at Freshwater Retreat, responded to this review

What a nice title! Love it! Thank you both for coming back again this season - and for suggesting it to a friend who also booked. Charlie loves seeing past guests, as do we, and we look forward to your return visit next season. Thank you so much again!

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Christine and Charlie the cat are fabulous hosts! The rooms and bathrooms are well appointed. Christine leaves nothing to chance and anticipates her guests needs. Lovely B&B. Would highly recommend. Not for people with cat or dog allergies as Charlie is a very loving cat!! We are not and thoroughly enjoyed his company and chatting with Christine.

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ReikiGal2013, Owner at Freshwater Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for loving on Charlie! He always loves guests who "sneak" him into their room for the night. I truly enjoyed getting to talk with both of you. LOVED that you stayed an extra night and hope you end up on the island in the future with that dream house of yours.

Powell, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We went to PIB for the weekend and had the fabulous experience of staying at this cute B&B for the weekend. We felt lucky to find it at the last minute and when we got there felt even luckier because that place was so great and Christie was amazing! We stayed upstairs and our room was great- I wouldn't recommend...

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ReikiGal2013, Owner at Freshwater Retreat, responded to this review

THANK YOU, Michelle! YOU you are amazing! What a nice review, but even more important - you were a GREAT guest and I sincerely thank you. I work hard at keeping the place clean and I'm so happy you noticed. I love that you loved my pets and backyard silkies. I think they add fun and love to the home....

Washington, DC
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Christie (the owner) was so welcoming and friendly - we loved staying at her place. The room (the Cassie) was barely big enough for the bed in it, but really, that's all we needed. We had a great experience and would go back again.

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ReikiGal2013, Owner at Freshwater Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review! The Cassie Room is the first room I slept in after buying the home. I liked it for its coziness and cheeriness. I'm glad to hear your experience was great and you're coming back again! We LOVE our REPEAT GUESTS!!! See you again!

Grosse Ile, Michigan
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My husband and I go to PIB once or twice every year and have stayed several different places. Last year we tried Freshwater and we are now repeat customers because it is the best place to stay in the Bay. Christie and Cliff are so sweet and accommodating and they have given so much attention to detail that you will...

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ReikiGal2013, Owner at Freshwater Retreat, responded to this review

We are just simply delighted that you're a part of our "repeat guest" list. Thank you for noticing our details, because we do put so much love into all we do with the property and home. Thank you thank you! We look forward to seeing you again - hopefully soon! Maybe a quick fall getaway?

Reviewed 3 August 2016

We really enjoyed staying with Christie at the Freshwater Retreat. A very relaxing, quiet place at Put In Bay. The room was immaculately clean and we were made to feel most welcome. I would highly recommend Freshwater for anyone considering staying at Put In Bay. The web page reservation was easy to use.

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ReikiGal2013, Owner at Freshwater Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! It was great meeting you and your husband. We appreciate your positive review and comments about our cleanliness and relaxing environment. We so appreciate the recommendation and finding our online system simple for you to use. Come back again - maybe this fall? It's so beautiful on the island then and our rates are...

Reviewed 25 July 2016

Christie was so welcoming from the moment we arrived. I loved that she remembered her guest's names. The home was very well kept. I mentioned to her that I felt as if I was at my family's house. Very quiet and relaxing getaway for couples to enjoy the peace. Thank you Christie!

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ReikiGal2013, Owner at Freshwater Retreat, responded to this review

Maria, Thank YOU for being such a great guest. I want more of you!! I love that you felt relaxed and enjoyed the peace we offer here. I really do try and make a connection with my guests and want them to feel comfortable and "at home," and I accomplished my mission! YIPPEE! Thank you again for staying and please...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Although, we did not stay at the actual B&B. A friend and I visited this location for an hour massage by Devyn. My 1st thought, was this girl is so tiny, my massage is not going to be very good. Omgosh, I was sooooo wrong. Devyn was small and mighty. She gave an absolute amazing massage. Her pressure was great...

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ReikiGal2013, Owner at Freshwater Retreat, responded to this review

I'm so happy that you received some healing when you stopped in at our wellness shoppe (next to our BnB Retreat.) I will let Devyn know right away about your positive experience with her. We appreciate her healing hands so much and also love that we're able to offer the service to our island visitors. (Next time, check out our...

Trafalgar, Indiana
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Freshwater Retreat was amazing. The Vivian room was cozy & the bed was so comfy. We enjoyed sitting outside in the morning drinking coffee with Charlie (the friendliest Cat ever!) & the chickens. Christie, the owner was very warm & welcoming & after spending a little time with her, you can tell she has a passion for her home &...

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ReikiGal2013, Owner at Freshwater Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and more importantly, thank you for enjoying what we have to offer here. I'm thrilled that you enjoyed our kitty and chickens, as well as the comfy bed in the Vivian Room. Thank you for taking time to notice the details of the home and thank you for taking time to write...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An Organic experience is guaranteed when you stay with us...Environmentally friendly linens and toiletries abound, along with our spa-like robes and slippers. Enjoy our steam shower or outdoor nature shower...or how about scheduling a Reiki Healing Treatment in our wellness shop? An organic, light breakfast bar is at your disposal as well as our full community kitchen for preparation of your own food. We also have a family apartment that sleeps up to 6 located above our wellness shoppe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Freshwater Retreat

Address: 1331 Langram Rd, PO Box 507, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6720 (Formerly Wisteria Inn)
Region: United States > Ohio > Put in Bay
Price Range: $134 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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