The Blue Spruce B&B

Helene and Michael Byrnes
297 Erie Street
Stratford, Ontario, N5A 2N1
Phone: (519) 271-0068
Toll-Free: (855) 204 BLUE


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Location: in town

Rates: from $145.00 to $195.00 / night
Rate Code: $$ - $$$

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Located a few easy blocks from downtown Stratford, The Blue Spruce B&B is a beautiful and fully renovated century mansion that  offers 3 tastefully appointed guest rooms, all with en-suites. Comfortable queen pillow-top mattresses and luxurious pillows and beddings. Complimentasry Keurig coffee, brand name drinks and snacks. In-room satellite TV.  A common room - the Library - is located on the main floor and features an extensive and diverse book collection, a 40" high-definition TV and a luxury chess set. Throughout the house, authentic celebrity autographs are on display, among them such luminaries as Mark Twain, Orson Welles, Edwin Booth and Duke Ellington. Central air conditioning.



Rooms & Amenities

NOTE: Single night stays will incur a $15 surcharge at checkout.


The Violet Penny Room has a Queen cherry four poster bed and a large bay window. Decorated in a formal Victorian wallpaper, with bed coverings and window treatments in a Royal purple and gold Dmask. Ensuite bathroom with shower facilities. HD TV. Some signed memorabilia on the walls.


The Writers' Room features a Queen wicker bed and Twin Day Bed. Many signed books from Michael's extensive collection of signed books are on display, as well as framed signatures from such highly regarded writers as Orson Wells and Robert Service.  This room has a large bay wondow and is decorated in a taditional blue and white formal striped wallpaper. Ensuite bathroom with shower. HD TV.


The Music Room has a Queen and a Twin Bed and is adorned with many celebrity musical autographs from Michael's extensive collection (The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, KISS, etc) There is a large private balcony, with a guest seating area. This room features a large ensuite washroom with shower and can accommodate four persons. HD TV.


Guests of The Blue Spruce can relax in their rooms or in our warm and inviting library that features a large screen HD TV, an extensive book library and a triple-weighted chess set. Our extensive gardens (featured in the 2014 Stratford Horticultural Garden Tour) also have seating areas, including a large canopied gazebo. A tandem bicycle (bicycle built for two) is available for rent at a nominal fee. Do you require dinner reservations? Not a problem. We will be happy to recommend restaurants and book your dinner reservations. Reservations are strongly recommended during Festival Season. The Blue Spruce B&B has two friendly dogs in residence (Dexter and Dixie). We have one room set aside as "dog friendly". Please read our policies to familiarize yourself with our dog friendly conditions.



A delicious hot breakfast (e.g.: smoked salmon eggs florentine benedict, Croque Michele, champagne poached eggs, stuffed french toast) is served in our formal dining room every morning at either 8:30 or 9:00. Fresh fruits, home baking and yogurts are also available.


Rates start at $155.00 during the off season. During festival season the rates are $175.00 (multiple nights) and $190.00 (single nights). There is a $50.00 charge for an additional person in rooms that can accommodate three people.  Children over 12 are welcome. Payment may be made with either Visa, MasterCard or Cash. All rates are quoted in Canadian funds. Taxes and Stratford Tourism Supplement extra.


DEPOSITS & CANCELLATIONS: We do not take deposits up front, although we do require a valid credit card to hold the room. Cancellations made more than 15 days ahead of reservation will incur a $50 administration fee. Cancellations made with 15 days of reservation will result in full charge for the reservatiopn. Check-In is between 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise arranged in advance. Check-Out time is 10:30 a.m.