The Shady Nook

Mollie Petryna and David Humphreys
64 Earl St.
Stratford, Ontario, N5A6G2
Phone: 519-273-1771
Toll-Free: 1-844-773-1771

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Location: in town

Rates: from $145.00 to $165.00 / night
Rate Code: $$ - $$$

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Nestled on a quiet street with ample on sight parking we offer four lovely ensuite guest rooms. Two are on our second floor with queen size beds and on our main floor a comfy twin/king and a queen bedroom. Free Wi-Fi .   Our home is central air conditioned with ceiling fans in three rooms and smoke free. Front and back decks,gardens with a pool await your pleasure. We are within easy walking distance to shops,parks, theatres and restaurants. Two bikes are available for touring or making your way to either of the markets held each Saturday and Sunday. Golf courses for all levels of play and quilting and crafts are always a subject to explore. Serving new and repeat guests for 24 years , Doug and Kathy White are letting those guests come to enjoy themselves in the capable hands of Mollie Petryna and David Humphreys, who purchased the B&B in November 2014.



Rooms & Amenities

Room #1 ( Blue Skies) is a ground floor twin/king senior friendly ensuite great for anyone who has trouble climbing stairs.  Fully carpeted .Room #2 (Noteworthy) is also a ground floor fully carpeted room with a queen size bed,senior friendly ensuite,ceiling fan and a chair Room #3  ( Seasons) is upstairs  with hardwood floors,  a queen size  brass bed, senior friendly ensuite,walk in closet, ceiling fan and a tub chair .Room #4   ( Manitou)upstairs is a fully carpeted four piece ensuite ( tub) with a queen size  bed,walk in closet, ceiling fan and one tub chair. All four rooms are ensuite .

Enhance your stay with a refreshing dip in the pool or just sit back and relax while enjoying the gardens & sunshine on the back  deck or front veranda.Two bikes are awaiting the more adventurous guests with mirrors, bells, baskets and helmets.On our front veranda you can sit and watch the birds, squirrels butterflies and bees.. Our Sunroom is mainly used for breakfast but if you were planning a picnic  lunch and the weather  did not cooperate  we would be happy to accommodate in the Sun Room. The living room is accessible with a television and a library. We do not want food and dishes in this area. 


A full  breakfast; omelettes, frittatas, buckwheat pancakes, Paleo waffles,sausage&bacon from the Market ,fresh fruit,juices, home made scones and we can usually accommodate with advanced notice if you are following a vegan, vegetarian or paleo diet.  A full guest refrigerater  for wine& cheese  pop or juice is located in our Sunroom with ice, glasses etc.We prefer that you do not order in  your lunch or supper as it makes more work for us . Stratford has many great choices for lunch and dinner  and we will assist you with those choices. We will n ot be providing a microwave for leftovers . 


Our rates are the same for all four ensuite guest rooms: $165 US or CA plus 13% HST for a single night, or $145.00 US or CA. plus 13% HST sales taxes for multiple nights.


Check in is 3 p.m.  unless you are scheduled for a 2 p.m. play and advanced  notice is much appreciated. We would love to be here to welcome you , so a time of arrival in your email or  on the telephone or a day ahead, or even somewhere  along the route you are travelling , prepares us to be here to meet you for the first time or the 10th time. ~~~~ Check out is  at 10:30 a.m. If a cancellation is necessary then no less than 7 days is sufficient for a full refund less a $25.00 administrative fee. If less than 7 days notice is given then the one night deposit is forfeited.

Please use our toll free number to let us know that your travelling time has changed. 1-844-773-1771

It would be much appreciated if telephone reservation calls can be done before 9p.m. Thank you. Mollie and David