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Graham's Pioneer Retreat

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Graham's Pioneer Retreat, earlier this week. My husband and I had three small children with us, and it was so nice to be "away from it all." The cottage was spacious, clean, and had everything that we needed. A...More

Thank tmac222016
Response from Linda G, Manager at Graham's Pioneer RetreatResponded 19 August 2016

Thank you tmac222016 for taking the time to tell about your stay with us. Isn't it nice to sit around a table and play games or cards again. To be able to spend that kind of quality time with the family without electronics playing a...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

Almost annually, myself and 3-5 other girlfriends get together for a "girls escape". We rent a cottage to wine, dine, relax, and rest for a few days most summers. This year we chose Graham's Pioneer Retreat. I had met Linda a few weeks before we...More

Thank Angela C
Response from Linda G, Owner at Graham's Pioneer RetreatResponded 19 August 2016

Angela it was a pleasure seeing you again and meeting your friends. "Serenity Sisters" what a great name for the group no matter where you stay on your little "Escape". I know it seems a little scary at first, about the generator, but once you...More

Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stayed in one got three self sustaining cabins. Sounds too rustic... Don't believe it. We had a fully equipped kitchen all the hot water you would need or want. Electricity via generator which we ran all night. Two bedrooms with very comfortable queen size...More

Thank Thecde
Response from Linda G, Manager at Graham's Pioneer RetreatResponded 19 August 2016

Thecde It sounds like you and friends had a wonderful time. The driftwood that the tide brings in keeps our bonfires going all summer for free. There is no cost for bonfire wood. This summer though we did have a fire ban in place. Night...More

Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a night at the Felicity cottage this past weekend ... When we arrived it was so foggy we couldn't see the view at all...by the time we unpacked the car it cleared up and it was BEAUTIFUL !! Don't despair...More

Thank Shawndapeters
Response from Linda G, Owner at Graham's Pioneer RetreatResponded 19 July 2016

Thank you for your feedback. I am so glad the fog lifted and you were able to see the full panoramic view of Saint Mary's Bay. I never tire of the site when I top the mountain taking our guests down to the cottages. We...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed here for the weekend and we loved it, peaceful and relaxing place with incredible views. The cottage was clean and very cozy, it has everything you need just bring your clothes and some food. Loved that we could take our puppy as well,...More

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Response from Linda G, Owner at Graham's Pioneer RetreatResponded 19 July 2016

Thank you for taking the time to let other travelers know where to find a relaxing get-a-way. We are dog owners and know how much they are part of the family. It is wonderful to be able to take them on vacation too. We look...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
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Free Parking
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US$100 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Suites
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US$100 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites
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"Rock beach with beautiful view"
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"All four cottages have lovely features just ask Linda and she will tell you all about them."
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"Serenity Cottage is great for a family and has a wonderful view."
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"Four cottages...different sizes.....depends upon the number of people."
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