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    The Shady Nook

    64 Earl St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6G2, Canada
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    “front porch” (12 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 112 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We have been to the Shady Nook two years consecutively, and we are pleased to report that their pleasant and restful atmosphere was not a fluke. Mollie and David are generous and helpful hosts; their home is clean and welcoming; their breakfasts are delicious and...More

    Thank davidmackinder13
    Response from MolliePetryna, Owner at The Shady NookResponded 3 days ago

    Good morning David and Alison, Your second visit was so much more fruitful as we did touch on many family experiences that we both are blessed to share. As travelers we want to make the experience easy for you because you are here to relax....More

    Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

    This was our 22nd. consecutive year staying at The Shady Nook while attending plays at the Stratford Festival, the last 3 under the management of "no longer new owners," Molly and David. They run a first-class operation from David's wonderful breakfasts to Mollie's friendly helpfulness....More

    Thank BuntzB
    Response from MolliePetryna, Owner at The Shady NookResponded 17 August 2017

    Thank you Ed for your affirmation of The Shady Nook under our new management. We are happy that the changes we have made are well received and we are also happy that you love theatre enough to return to see so many of our fine...More

    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    Wonderful breakfasts and very friendly hosts. The room had everything we needed and was very comfortable. There was a reading light on each side of the bed!! Mollie and David did everything to make our stay enjoyable. Nancy and Jim B.More

    Thank nancybarthelmess
    Response from MolliePetryna, Owner at The Shady NookResponded 3 August 2017

    Hello again Nancy and James, It was very nice sharing the short time we had together and my intentions are to always listen to your needs and see if I have what it takes to meet them. We were pleased to offer our breakfast as...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

    This was my first stay at The Shady Nook despite multiple visits to Stratford in previous years, and this is the best lodging experience I've had so far. My roommate and I were greeted by Mollie on the front porch who was incredibly gracious and...More

    Thank Krista W
    Response from MolliePetryna, Owner at The Shady NookResponded 1 August 2017

    Thank you Krista for sharing the delight you experienced here at The Shady Nook. I am glad that the house is laid out in this relaxing way and that I can be of assistance to whatever needs you have. I must say that I have...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    This is the third time my husband and I have had the pleasure of staying at The Shady Nook, a wonderful B&B that's only a short walk to the theaters. Location is great, but it's Mollie and David, Shady Nook's owners and hosts that make...More

    Thank Sue W
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    • US$120 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
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    • Ontario >
    • Stratford
    • Also Known As
    • The Shady Nook Stratford, Canada - Ontario
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    Room Tips
    "Second floor rooms will be quieter."
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    "We have stayed in 3 of the 4 rooms so far and enjoyed our stay in each! The rooms upstairs are quieter."
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    "we prefer rooms with en suite baths"
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    "You need nothing as everything is provided in the bathroom. No TVs, so just come and relax."
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