Press Reviews and Awards

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We are delighted to have received a wide range of press coverage in newspapers, magazines, television and radio from across the country and around the world. Listed below is some of the media  coverage from the last few years along with a list of awards from Tripadvisor,, and Expedia which are based on reviews from our guests. However, what we value most is the wonderful greetings and comments that our guests leave in the guest book.

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Hotels Combined Recognition of Excellence for the best accommodations in Canada

Travel Savvy


Today Magazine – Unique Places to stay in Canada – June 2016 magazine issue and electronic version

Toronto Star Travel Section

Luxury Travel Guide – Unique Luxury Hotel of the Year award for Ontario

Flight Network

Trip Advisor – Award of Excellence 2016 Toronto Bed and Breakfast –  Guest Review Award 2016 – #1 property in Toronto score 9.7/10

BlogTO  Top 5 strange places to stay in Toronto

Way out World – 11 unique places to stay in Canada

UnisTV  French television episode call “J’habite ici” aired April 2016

German Magazine entitled Kanada Osten Best places to stay in Canada

Indie 88 Radio – 10 super cool places to stay in Toronto


Trip Advisor – Award of Excellence 2015

Le Soleil September 2015

Porter Inflight Magazine re:Porter  July 2015 –  Guest Review Award  2015– Top property review in Toronto score 9.6/10

BlogTO best B & B in Toronto

Trip Advisor Green Leaders Award – Bronze (first B & B in Canada to receive this award)


Trip Advisor – Award of Excellence 2014

Montreal Gazette Travel sections and online edition –  Guest Review Award 2014– Top property review in Toronto score 9.6/10

Cheap Flights Canada – Quirkiest places to stay in Canada – blog post

Post City Newspaper July 2014 Too close to call

Huffington Post: June Unique B & B’s


Thrill list Canada’s top unique places to stay

Trip Advisor – Award of Excellence 2013 –  Guest Review Award 2013– Top property review in Toronto score 9.6/10


Where Magazine – 12 most unusual places to stay

L’express francophone newspaper –  L’Express de Toronto.

Trip Advisor – Award of Excellence 2012

AOL Travel – Editors Pick

Fodor’s Travel June 2012 – Travel Intelligence

O’Globo Brazil Newspaper travel section

Radio-Canada Acadie – radio interview

Buffalo News Spotlight:Travel – mention in the Experience Toronto special

Windsor Life Magazine – Toronto travel section

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About Diane Greene

Diane Greene stepped off the corporate treadmill in 2004 for pursue a life of traveling and adventure. 10 years later she is still operating Toronto's only Boat Bed and Breakfast and travelling with her husband on Boatel, their 65 foot trawler in the US and Bahamas during the winter. Diane has three wonderful children and 3 grandbabies. Diane loves photography, travel and scuba diving.

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