A B&B on Bay, Acrylic Dreams
Karen Zamaria and Jack McDonald
66 Bay Street
Stratford, Ontario, N5A 4K6
Other website(s): www.acrylicdreams.com, www.chairmassageandreflexology.com
Location: in town
Rates: from $135.00 to $160.00 / night
Rate Code: $$ - $$$
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The perfect place to dream!
Enjoy an interlude from dramas and musicals in an historic 1879 yellow brick Ontario cottage celebrated with art, antiques and gardens.
A 10-15 minute leisurely stroll to Stratford's vibrant city centre, all theatres, the river and the train station.
A 45 drive to the beaches at Lake Huron and only 20 minutes away is St. Mary's and the quarry.
By the end of the day you are going to greatly appeciate the comfort of this haven of calmwith central air where you can dream in one of four romantic bedrooms. Each with its own ensuite bathroom, bar fridge, free WiFi, cork screw and wine glasses and room 1 and 4 with their own flat screen LED HDTV.
No two rooms are alike giving you the chance to have a very personalized and unique getaway.
Lounge and perhaps share some wine in the garden, enclosed front porch with antique wicker rockers or curl up with a book in our library/sitting room.
In the morning your senses are awakened by the delicious aromas coming from the kitchen. Great coffee, intoxicating flavours and a festive gourmet vegetarian friendly breakfast await to tantalize your taste buds.
Need to destress and unwind? Enhance your stay and treat yourself to our on-site spa amenities which include relaxing Chair Massage and blissful Reflexology. You deserve it!
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ROOMS & AMENITIES
All four guest rooms have their own ensuite bathroom, Wifi, bar fridge, and hair dryer. Coffee makers, kettles, ironing board and iron available upon request.
Room #1 is a two room (300 square feet) suite on the second floor. There is a queen size bed, an antique oak dresser and a desk. In the adjoining sitting room there is an antique 3/4 size bed, a wicker love seat and chairs, bar fridge and flat screen LED HD TV. ($35.00 more for a 3rd person in the suite.)
Room #2 is located on the main floor at the front of the house decorated in soothing blue gray and taupes furnished with an antique white iron queen size bed Pine floors, dresser, chairs and a table/desk. Overlooking a courtyard and garden near to the relaxing enclosed front porch and main floor sitting room/library with TV and many books and magazines.
Room #3 is also located on the main floor across the hall from room #2 at the front of the house. It is our smallest room and very cozy painted a soft yellow with white trim with an antique white iron and brass queen size bed . Most suitable for singles or couples who prefer an intimate space. Like room #2 it is near to the enclosed front porch and sitting/library room with TV and many books and magazines.
Room #4 is a very spacious (300 square feet) open concept suite with pine floors, high cathedral ceilings and antique windows one of which overlooks the back garden. Our most popular room for couples and it is very private and romantic! It is located on the second floor with queen size bed, sitting area with love seat, chairs, table, dresser, desk and flatscreen LRD HD TV. Twin cot available. $35.00 more for 3rd person.
An ancient healing art for today's stresses! Hands on pressure point therapy is used to stimulate the reflex points on the feet that reflect all parts of your being. The fee for an hour of foot bliss is $60.00 with Karen a certified reflexologist since 1997 and the recipient of the Stratford Gazette Reader's Choice Award for Best Reflexologist.
RELAXATION CHAIR MASSAGE
Relaxation chair massage combines accupressure, shiastsu and Swedish style massage techniques while you are comfortably seated in an ergonomically designed massage chair with chest pad and face cradle. The massage focuses on stress reduction and relaxation targeting key tension areas in the back, shoulders, neck, arms,hands and scalp. The charge is $35.00 for a half hour session. Both your hosts, Jack and Karen are certified practitioners.
PAMPERING PACKAGE SPECIAL
A one hour reflexology treatment and a half hour chair massage is only $85.00 per person!
Yoga Welllness Retreats are available for groups of four (with single occupancy) to eight (double occupancy).
We both certified as Yoga Instructors at Sheraton College in 1991 and have been teaching locally and internationally ever since. Jack teaches Yoga to the acting students of the Birmingham Conservatory of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.
ORIGINAL ART AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
Many of the paintings throughout Acrylic Dreams are available for purchase as are note cards from taken from originals of Jack's art.
Lucy our 17 year old cat passed away at home on April 10th, 2012. We and many of our guests will really miss her.
BREAKFASTS -a delicious culinary adventure...!
Delight in tempting and delicious breakfasts that change daily such as homemade buttermilk pancakes with lots of fresh fruit and yogurt and pure, locally produced maple syrup or fluffy emmental cheese and herb omelettes accompanied with garden ripe tomatoes, grain toast and Jack's preserves, or Karen's homemade granola and fruit served with scrumptious scones and jams or scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and chives and potato latkes and bagels and homemade muffins or a phyllo tart of leeks, brocoli and ricotta , goat's cheese and parmesan baked to perfection or a proverbial favourite, Jack's waffles with frozen yogurt and berries in season. A wonderful selection of coffee and teas are available. Vegetarian fiendly!
Choice of individual tables for two or sitting at a large table for up to eight guests.
Coffee makers and kettles are available in guest rooms for anyone who wishes a hot beverage before being seated for breakfast. Please just ask.
Room #1 is $160.00 per night. Add $35.00 for a 3rd person
Room #2 is $135.00 per night.
Room #3 is $135.00 per night.
Room #4 is $160.00 per night. Add $35.00 for a 3rd person
All room rates are subject to applicable taxes.
Check in time is between 4 p.m. and 6 pm or by prior arrangement.
Check out time is 11 a.m.
We require a one night deposit per room reservation mailed to us payable by cheque or traveller's cheques.
We prefer two night minimum weekend reservations other than when Friday night is already booked and for last minute openings.
For cancellations made more than 14 days prior to your arrival we will refund your deposit minus a $50.00 administration fee.
Cancellations made with less than 2 weeks notice often does not allow us sufficient time to fill your place. We will make every effort to re-book the room or rooms you originally reserved. However, if that is not possible you are responsible for the full cost of the original reservation and any of the nights we are unable to re-book.
"A B&B on Bay, Acrylic Dreams is a dreamer's delight!"