The view is beautiful, near the lake has opened up my soul and it has allowed to let beautiful edinty enter my body its a beautiful location with peaceful peple… More
10 Jan 2015
"Nicest Cottage I've stayed at"
Fantastic cottage. Went with a bunch of friends for New Years and exceeded our expectations and the cottage owner was excellent in accommodating us. She went above and beyond the call of duty. The cot… More
THANK YOU FOR THE WONDERFUL REVIEW, IM GLAD YOU ALL HAD A GREAT NEW YEARS ITS NICE TO GET AWAY WITH A GROUP OF FRIENDS AND NOT WORRY ABOUT ANYTHING. HOPE TO SEE YOU IN THE SPRING SO THEN YOU CAN HAVE A OUT DOOR GATHERING AND ENJOY A NICE FIRE BY THE LAKE. HAPPY NEW YEAR SEE YOU SOON CHRISTINE AND JIM
9 Sep 2014
I've been to many cottages, and I can definitely say this was one of the most beautiful places I have stayed! Amazing views, not to far from the GTA and AMAZING owners ! I seriously couldn't have aske… More
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE BEAUTIFUL REVIEW, IT WAS A PLEASURE TO HAVE YOU, HOPE YOU CAN COME AGAIN SOME TIME TO ENJOY BEAUTIFUL LAKE SIMCOE AND OUR " LIL COTTAGE" THANKS AGAIN CHRISTINE AND JIM
Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
Walk to the Byward market in 25 minutes
Steps to bus stop - only 12 stops to Parliament Hill, Byward market, Rideau Canal, U.S. embassy
Parking for 2 vehicles and free street parking
Children's city-run playground across the street …see more
30 Jul 2015
"Very artistically and beautifully decorated home."
Elizabeth took great pain in making sure everything was in order before we arrived. The place was immaculately kept and she made sure everything required was provided . Its located in the heart of Do… More
I am so pleased that the house was again appreciated by another guest. I try to keep the place super clean as I know that is extremely important for everyone. I also add a lot of extras including childrens' toys, games, barware, lots of dishes, cutlery, kitchen appliances, etc.
9 Jul 2015
"beautiful house, great value for the money"
The house is located in a friendly and quiet community. Elizabeth is an artist of colors and space. The house is decorated with all colors in an hormoniously manner, well equipped and comfortable for … More
Thank you for the kind words. The guest is correct that the huge private terrace is well stocked with every type of outdoor furniture imaginable. It is difficult to not take a nap underneath the shade of one of 4 trees. The terrace is great for night dining too as it is well lit with fence uplights, overhead twinkle lights, spot lights, and a BBQ light (who wants to cook in the dark?).
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 14 km; Great for children of all ages ;
In search of privacy, stunning views, beautiful natural waterfront and outstanding accommodation? This impressive architect owned and designed cottage delivers. Watch heron fly into the wetlands or otter swim by. Relax ... you have found "Serenity". …see more
15 May 2015
"Breathtaking is an understatement"
If you're looking to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle, well then 'Serenity' is the perfect location for you. The name speaks for itself. It's the feeling of home that helps with relaxati… More
Thank you so much for your review. We really do try to make 'Serenity' everything one would hope for. It's a wonderful feeling when guests appreciate what you have provided them. You were amazing guests. It was as if you had never stayed. The place was immaculate! You treated our home as if it were your own which is very much appreciated. The place was just as we had delivered it, clean and tidy. We would highly recommend Anna and Jeff to any host and would love to have you stay with us again, anytime.
Thank you, Anna and Jeff. Please do come and stay at 'Serenity' again.
Colin and Maria
26 Apr 2015
"Absolutely gorgeous place to spend your holiday retreat in a most peaceful manner"
We had a group of 5 of family / extended family members booked for a short holiday retreat for 3 days in this very nice cottage "Serenity". The place is indeed so serene, and is insanely stunning pla… More
Thank you so much for your terrific review. We get great satisfaction out of sharing with others what we believe is an amazing place. It's so quiet and peaceful and we've attempted to provide all the elements of a luxury villa. Eddie and Natalia treated our home with such respect. It was kept neat and tidy, just as they had found it. We do hope they will make a return visit. They are welcome anytime.
Colin and Maria
16 Feb 2015
"Beautiful place , beautiful location and amazing owners."
We were looking for a place to spend the Family day long weekend and looked at a lot of places but decided to go with 'Serenity ' and were really glad that we did ! This place is even more stunning in… More
Alla and her extended family were amazing guests. It was as if they had never stayed. The place was immaculate! They stripped the beds and left all the bedding and towels neatly placed on the bed and near the showers as you would expect.
Rarely do we have guests who respect our home the way they did and to leave the place just as we had delivered it, clean and tidy. We would highly recommend Alla and her family to any host and would love to have them stay with us again, anytime.
Thank you, Alla. Please do come and stay at 'Serenity' again. We would love to accommodate you and your delightful family in the near future.
This apartment was perfect for my first week back in Toronto. You're a stone's throw away from the harbour and local amenities and minutes to the CN Tower, Roger's Center, etc if you want to do the t… More
Had a pleasure of meeting and hosting Geoff for about a week. He was a wonderful guest, polite, considerate and really put in the effort to take care of the property like it was his own. Absolutely delighted with the whole experience, and would welcome him back anytime!
Thank you so much!
22 Oct 2014
"Well presented Condo in Fantastic Location"
Karina was very patient with me as I tried to book the Condo keeping in touch with me and checking where my booking was at. Once I had confirmation Karina advised Roman would be my contact point when … More
I am glad you enjoyed your time here and thank you for the review! All the best,
28 Aug 2014
We booked this condo for one week. Its location was a big factor. We were not disappointed. The location is unbeatable being on the corner of York and Queens Quay. Harbourfront Centre is just across t… More
Thank you for your feedback, it was a pleasure meeting and hosting you. All the best in your travels!
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Unique, Million Dollar Plus, Luxury Cottage and Boathouse on Skeleton Lake in Muskoka
18 Jan 2015
"Luxurious Canadian cottage"
WOW, what an amazing place we holidayed in on Skeleton Lake, in the Muskoka region north of Toronto. It has a magnificent three storey lake house amidst the silent forest and a beautiful boathouse on … More
14 Dec 2014
"A relaxing and wonderful stay. Beautiful house."
It's was hard to do anything but relax, unwind, and have fun with friends at this little piece of heaven. The Hermitage was exactly what we were looking for to 'get away from it all' and to catch up w… More
5 Dec 2014
"Amazing Experience in the Heart of Muskoka!"
I was initially a little bit unsure about going to a cottage in the Fall, thinking it might not be as fun as the Summer but I was completely wrong! This cottage is fully loaded with tons of fun stuff… More
Thank you Menan for being such a great host! This was an amazing find in an amazing city. The apartment is fully stocked, we couldn’t have asked for any more in there. Everything was really easy and… More
Brand new apartment in a very beautiful building with nice views, pool, gym, steam room etc. In a trendy location and quite safe suburb. Walking distance from CN tower, Rogers stadium and water front.… More
8 Aug 2015
"This is the place you need to stay for your toronto stay"
i dont know where to begin. what a wonderful place. alot of space. we got there and everything was hooked up waiting for us. coffee maker, iron, washer, dryer, towels, Wifi, Tv,and all the little thin… More
Hey thanks for the great review! it's very much appreciated, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. You're welcome back anytime!
8 Aug 2015
"Great location - very clean. Very helpful owner."
I would recommend this place - it was a bit on the small size for a failily of 5, but OK. 6 no way. 2 double beds, plus a single non pull out couch. Great location, plus great amenities in the buil… More
The couch is a sofa bed if you know how to pull it out. Also, the square footage is listed on the listing as for the size complaint.
"Stylish accommodation with comfortable furniture and possibly one of the best views of Toronto"
My family and I spent over two weeks touring Ontario and Quebec, we had an amazing time and created a lot of special memories, especially as our ‘children’ are getting older and we know we are rea… More
Couple with kids from the States gets to stay with Granni and Grandpa and visit with Aunti and Uncle in Ottawa who have a tiny apartment. We feasted on gorgeous china sets, slept like babies tucked i… More
I am so pleased that our guests with children enjoy staying in our condo. We try hard to make the place super clean, cosy, and with touches of home. We include children's books, games and toys.
4 Sep 2013
"Mostly good, just location and construction issue."
Handled our family quite well, a little odd in layout. Not all air conditioners working fully. Rideau construction was very challenging and detracted from stay. Neighbourhood a little sketchy for kids… More
I am so glad that our guests enjoyed their stay and found the accommodations to be ideal for their large family. The layout is shotgun-style, which means there is a long hallway, with all the rooms off of this. This does allow for privacy between the 3 bedrooms.
I checked the A/C's after each guest leaves and they are all working. I believe it is possible one of the children turned a unit to 'fan' and that it was not noticed.
As for the neighbourhood, it is clean, safe (as is all of Ottawa) and has many restaurants, spas, hair salons, 24-hour grocery store, etc. Sandy Hill is one of the most eclectic areas with a large amount of Embassies, the Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute, and the University of Ottawa.
11 Aug 2015
"SCAM LOOK ELSEWHERE. CONFIRMED RESERVATION TOOK $ AND DOUBLE BOOKED!!!"
Booked this location for Aug 8 as we were attempting our first family holiday to attend a wedding. My husband and I were travelling with 2 children under 3.
I did everything that was required for boo… More
My property is not a scam. It is a legitimate rental and is a popular and trusted property in Ottawa.
ALL of the guest's money was returned immediately, directly to her credit card. She was not ignored by this website, or myself, nor was she forced to find a cheap motel. I found her three other accommodations that were in the same nightly rate range and level of amenities as my own property, and with the same number of bedrooms (one house offered an extra bedroom & bathroom) as well as the opportunity to check in immediately. The guest would have not been delayed because this was arranged 30 minutes before she arrived in Ottawa. Instead, the guest turned down all three lovely houses, opting instead to stay at an inexpensive motel further from the location of the wedding venue, but she felt this was the right choice for her family so I agreed and believed this issue was behind us all.
I did not ignore the guest. I would not do that. I have received so many (hundreds) of positive reviews over the years for my customer service. I take my responsibilities quite seriously.
I am sorry the guest had a rotten time during her short trip to Ottawa, but the accommodations issue she is referring to was resolved quickly (in less than 10 minutes). An attractive solution was offered for her one-night stay, and all of her money was immediately returned.
"Best hosts I've ever met & the apartment is spacious,clean & child friendly!"
Michel and Mila are the best hosts we've met thus far and we've stayed in many vacation rentals over the years. Their apartment is equipped with all the modern comforts, spacious and clean. Our 2 youn… More
19 Jun 2015
"Great visit to Toronto, LOVED Bloor Village!!"
Thorougly enjoyed our stay in Bloor Village! So many interesting little shops and eateries! Would highly recommend this area to anyone traveliing to Toronto! Mila and Michel were awesome hosts and … More
23 Oct 2015
"Schöne Wohnung gut angebunden"
Die Wohnung befindet sich im ersten Stock eines freistehenden Hauses. Parkplatz direkt hinter dem Haus. Eine Einkaufsmeile sowie die U-Bahn Station und Restaurants sind in wenigen Minuten zu Fuß zu e… More
Thank you Karl and Family!
For our English Speaking guests: We translate here: (Thanks Google Translate)
" The apartment is located on the first floor of a detached house. Parking directly behind the house. A shopping mall and the subway station and restaurants are within walking distance. The apartment itself is equipped with everything, including Wi-Fi, washer and dryer, dishwasher, kettle and gas stove. Very clean both the living rooms and the bathroom. Since very quiet in a side street. An ideal starting point for a city trip to Toronto with 4 people."
Lovely neighborhood, walking distance from grocery store. The place is nicely decorated and very clean :) Amanda is very helpful and a great host.. I would definitely recommend this property we like i… More
Thank you for your kind words, it has been a pleasure hosting you in my home.
13 Jul 2015
Our group of 4 people needed a place close to the velodrome. This place was fantastic! Comfortable, roomy, clean and very well appointed. The owner Amanda was great to work with. Would stay there … More
Modern, clean and a safe location near the financial district, subway and PATH. Traveling with a family (one teen and child), a single hotel room no longer does the trick and we need space. The accomm… More
8 Oct 2014
"Modern, well-presented spacious 2 bedroom unit with everything near everything!"
The apartment was in a great location near the CN Tower, the Roger Center and in the middle of the Entertainment District as well as an easy walk to the harbour area. The apartment is spacious and cl… More
11 Jun 2014
"Everything Was Just Perfect"
I stayed here for three nights with my husband and grown daughter, following my son's wedding a few days beforehand. We wanted to try an apartment stay, to give my daughter her own room, rather than … More
Perfect stay in this apartment on the 31st floor.
Excellent building, spotlessly clean. Kitchen fully equipped.
No complaints whatsoever - extremely comfortable stay!… More
28 Sep 2014
"The best view in the city and the great location"
Nicely located condo with the best view from its 31-st floor. Everything that tourists are needed is there. If you will arrive in your car, the parking is just a step away from the lobby. Starbucks c… More
Thank you so much for your feedback, it was a pleasure meeting and hosting you. All the best, take care!
We stayed there several times and what a great location that is. Only a few meters from the shipwrecks, a short walk to the lighthouse. Even though we spent most of our time on the deck and patio, the… More
You are always welcome to come back anytime..
1 Sep 2015
Plenty of room for 6 of us. Beautiful, clean, and great location! We highly recommend this cottage rental and hope to return again!
Loved the kitchen, the bathroom and shower, and the back deck w… More
Thank you for staying at our cottage. Glad you enjoyed!
27 Aug 2015
"A most enjoyable stay"
What a great location, lovely deck overlooking the Big Tub and a long dock that was ideal for the kids to swim and boat from. Lots of tour boat activity looking at the nearby wrecks kept everyone int… More
Glad you enjoyed! Thank you for staying at our cottage.
The building was beautiful, the rooms where lovely just as I expected. The lady who checked me in was so nice polite and cheerful. I had fun with my friends, the recreation facilities where good. I re… More
very spacious apartment with great views over the waterfront and the Rogers centre and Roundhouse park.
Although next to the highway, the double glazing blocks out most of the noise.
I would definit… More
We are 3 colleagues on a Business trip from Germany to the greater Toronto area. We spent the first part of our stay in this very nice and comfortable home in a quiet neighborhood close to Greektown. … More
"There couldn't have been a better choice for our stay!"
This was a delightful condo in an excellent downtown Toronto location. Our host gave us a very welcoming greeting, as well as a detailed tour, started us off with everything needed for our 1st breakf… More
Thank you Paterson family.
Appreciated your sincere review about our suite, as I mentioned some guests arrive as guests and leave as friends, this is the case.
We highly recommend The Peterson family to our Tripadvisor's
community, very pleasant, clean, great on communication and respecting the house rules. hope to have them back anytime.
28 Aug 2015
Can't say enough good things about this rental!! Ease of booking and payment, meeting at arrival, and contact at any time during stay. Everything you could possibly need was supplied, including food… More
24 Aug 2015
"I couldn't rave more about this place."
My friend and I were coming into town for a convention. This spot is perfect for it. We walked every day and had easy access to taxis (a stand across the street) and great restaurants.
The condo its… More
Jayne's house is at excellent location and Jayne was so helpful to show us everything what we wanted and house is equipped with things which we wanted. With my suburban car, I was little concern wheth… More
17 Jan 2015
This was home for two weeks over the Christmas holidays. Our two families (four adults, four kids) were very comfortable; there was lots of space and the house is thoughtfully equipped. We hosted many… More
17 Jan 2015
"stocked and ready"
The house itself is beautiful spacious (there were 7 of us), beautiful kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms. The beds were super comfortable! The kitchen had everything we needed it. She even stocked our f… More
The apartment was clean and pretty. Everything was calm but near the downtown at the same time. I really recommended it :)… More
18 Nov 2015
"Fantastic location! "
Great condo in a fantastic location! The condo was clean and comfortable. Easy access to everything I needed.
Natalia was very responsive and happy to answer any questions I had.
I would definitely … More
Very comfortable and in a great location. Trish was very accommodating. Highly recommend this as a place to use as a home base when visiting downtown Toronto.
Diane & Brad
St. Albert, AB… More
30 Jul 2015
"Very Nice Condo"
This condo is located in a prime location at the very northern end of Yonge Street, close to the waterfront, shopping, public transportation and numerous restaurants. It's also extremely convenient t… More
3 Aug 2014
"Excellent base for city centre sightseeing"
Nicely appointed apartment very near waterfront . City skyline views . Local shop provides all you need for meals or snacks . Owner very efficient with communication before and during the stay . Plen… More
I rented this house for our vacation to Niagara Falls with my husband and three teenagers. It is a beautiful old house and very comfortable. Great location close to the falls, but in a nice neighbo… More
30 Aug 2015
"Great Location, great neighborhood!"
Having used other vacation rental sites in the past this was the first time I have used TripAdvisor for a vacation rental. Working with the homeowner Helen was a very pleasant experience, she respond… More