“Great Cottage!”

Reviewed 27 May 2014

The cottage was such a great place to stay. It was very spacious, clean and beautifully decorated. It really felt like a home away from home. The owner's have gone to great length to make sure… More

Owner's reply: This is my summer home as well, in fact my wife and I stayed for a few days last weekend. We spend a lot of time (as usual) in the garden, removing some plants that had died over the winter and planting new. We to spent some time on the front porch, enjoying a glass of wine after working in the garden. We love the house and I love to hear from others that do. Thank you for your review and I hope to see you again.

“Location, location, location”

Reviewed 29 Jan 2014

Want a getaway in a charming, cozy, clean, comfortable, colorful cottage where only a 2 minute walk provides access to great restaurants, theaters, unique shops? Well, you can't go wrong with Ca… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for your review. People come to Niagara on the Lake for the Theatre, the history, the wine and the restaurants. This guest rightly pointed out that staying just a 2 minute walk from many of these attractions really makes a vacation enjoyable. Leave the car in the driveway and walk to the Theatre or the restaurant. The decor in Casablanca is meant to be fun. Bright colours, and souvenirs from our Moroccan travels decorate the house. I am doing a little redecorating right now (Jan. 2014) repainting, changing some pictures and adding a great Turkish Mosaic chandelier over the dining table. (A little bit of Turkey is coming to Casablanca!) Thank you again for your review and I hope to see you again, perhaps in warmer weather.

“Awesome time at the Cassablanca!”

Reviewed 28 Jan 2014

I think this is our 7th visit to the Cassablanca. Each time has been consistently wonderful. We have stayed in the Spring, Summer and Winter. On our most recent visit this January, we visited winer… More

Owner's reply: If you have stayed in Casablanca 7 times you must have lived through the transformation: The side yard from mud-hole to secluded Moroccan garden. The front "non-lawn" from weed patch to lovely grass with watering system (not like you see it when you come in January) The house from dull grey to lively yellow. Thank you for returning every year and I look forward to seeing you next January.

“Niagara on the Lake Golf Trip Homebase”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2013

Casablanca Cottage was our home base for a 4 day golf trip into the Niagara region. The home, perfectly situated one block off of the main drag, provides easy access to restaurants and pubs, and Starb… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for your review: You have touched on all of the things that people love about Casablanca Cottage. -1/2 block from Queen street restaurants, the grocery store & yes Starbucks too! -Three bedrooms 2 with Queen beds one with two single beds -A great front porch, that is loved by all for morning coffee and evening cocktails -The private side garden has a Weber gas BBQ, Moroccan tile table that sits 6 and a light over the BBQ for cooking in the dark -Central AC is a big hit in the hot humid summer months Thank you for choosing to stay in Casablanca Cottage and I hope to see you again.

“Wonderful Getaway!”

Reviewed 29 Apr 2013

Our stay at the Casablanca Cottage in Niagara-on-the-Lake was just what we were looking for- a relaxing getaway! Don, does an exceptional job of having everything you might need already need at the c… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Kerry I am happy that you found everything you needed. My goal is to provide accommodations where guests can feel at home. I want you to have the tools to cook a meal indoors and I love to BBQ so there is a Weber grill with electric start for cooking outdoors. We love the location as much as you, the horse and buggies going by the house, the shops and restaurants close but not in your face. I hope to see you again soon.

“The absolute perfect get away!!!”

Reviewed 10 Feb 2013

What a wonderful place to stay!!! You could not ask for more. Don had everything that you could possible need right there. The location was wonderful for us, as we were visiting the Niagara on the … More

“Historic vacation rental - a new experience”

Reviewed 23 Jan 2013

The house is historic, tastefully decorated in Moroccan style. Overall we had a good time there except the shower on the main bathroom has no hot water on the third day of our five days stay. Don got … More

Owner's reply: In response to your issues: SHOWER: I did not know about the problem until the day before you were to leave and I was unable to get a new hot water heater until the afternoon of the day you left. It has been replaced. I am sorry about the inconvenience. HEAT: When I arrived a couple of days after you left the thermostat was still set to MAX. That would have the heat somewhere around 30 degrees C or 90 plus F. My gas bill for December was double what I would expect it to be so I assume you were trying to heat the house to temperatures you are used to in Malaysia. People from Northern climates are used to a house around 21 degrees C or just over 70 F. You correctly pointed out that the upstairs does not heat as well as the main floor. This is an old house and the heat does not circulate to the upper floor as well as a new home might. BATHROOM HEATER? I am not sure what you are talking about on this one. There is no bathroom heater. The house is heated by a high efficiency forced air gas furnace new in 2011. BEDS: The two queen beds are less than three years old, the single beds do not get slept in as much and are about 5 years old. I suspect you are used to a different bed system in Malaysia, that does not have a spring based box spring under the mattress. PHONE: I wish you had told me about this issue while you were in the house. I have an ACN phone system that allows free calls to many countries. If I had know about the problem I would have had someone repair it while you were in the house. Thank you for your comments. I appreciate your honesty and I am sure this will help other guests understand what Casablanca cottage has to offer.

“Charming Cottage”

Reviewed 11 Aug 2012

We have been staying at the Casablanca Cottage for 8 years every summer, and it is a lovely, well appointed 3 bedroom gem that is situated within walking distance of NOTL's main street. A gorgeous porch for sitting and having a glass of wine, a private, landscaped back yard where you can enjoy a dinner under the stars and a comfortable den for those times when staying in is your preference. Owner Don George is conscientious and works hard to ensure your stay is enjoyable.

“This home is peaceful, cozy and has a wonderful "home" feeling!”

Reviewed 2 Aug 2012

Awesome place. Peaceful setting. Mr. George has all the necessities for a wonderful getaway! Beautiful gardens and the home is lovely!

“Casablanca Cottage was a great place to stay”

Reviewed 15 Feb 2012

Our party of six traveled from various areas of the country to meet at Niagara on the Lake to enjoy the theatre and spend time together. Casablanca Cottage was a perfect place for all of us to spend … More

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