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Owen House Country Inn and Gallery

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11 Welshpool St, Welshpool, New Brunswick E5E 1G3 Canada
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Harold D wrote a review Aug 2021
Bedford, Canada11 contributions14 helpful votes
Excellent location and large spacious house with comfortable sitting rooms for relaxation. We were greeted enthusiastically with great information for our stay. Breakfast was served each morning on time and tasty. House is older but well laid out and very quiet. Would definitely stay if returning to Campobello. Joyce and Jan were a attentive and helpful. They made the stay a pleasure and the art display was a bonus.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Pre plan your evening meal locations if you can. Joyce and Jan were very helpful but restaurants...
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Diane H wrote a review Oct 2019
Falmouth, Maine146 contributions48 helpful votes
This B&B is located overlooking the bay where you can see the ferry come and go to Deer Island. We had a large, spacious room overlooking the bay -- bigger than we really needed, but we requested that particular room. Bed was very comfortable and bathroom was very adequate. They serve breakfast at 8:30 am (only one time) in the main dining area. Great breakfast (all you'd really need - the usuals). One note -- there are no TV's in the rooms, nor in the common sitting area, though they do have a VCR and a selection of videos to choose from. There are several common sitting areas, enough so you could spread out and not feel encumbered by other guests, if that's your preference. Also, the only place to get any wi-fi was in that main dining room. Signs up in entry "no bare feet" and they sort of frown on eating anywhere except the dining room. The on-site manager was very friendly and helpful and kind.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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jistjr wrote a review Sep 2019
Niantic, Connecticut18 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a very enjoyable stay at The Owens House while on Campobello. The Inn itself is a historic and interesting building. The sunsets seen from the front yard were beautiful. Breakfasts were family style and very good. Staff at the Inn arranged for reservations for dinner and a very good three hour guided tour of the island.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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annie042015 wrote a review Sep 2019
Little Compton, Rhode Island2 contributions1 helpful vote
The most expensive room had twin beds and the mattresses are very old and lumpy. The towels are old and worn and there is no stopper in the bathroom sink. There is no television. For the price, we would expect nice towels and mattresses. The good news is the hostess is very nice and welcoming.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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mmecritique wrote a review Sep 2019
MA, USA35 contributions26 helpful votes
Just spent two nights at the Owen House on beautiful Campobello Island, NB. This is not our first visit and we always look forward to returning! The Owen House, which overlooks the water, is a beautiful 19th century house with its history reflected in every room. It is the original house with wood floors, antique windows, fireplaces, and furnishings, with large porches for outdoor lounging and lovely living rooms, one with TV, for indoor relaxation. Coffee is available for early risers and the homemade breakfast varies daily and is delicious. The staff is friendly and accommodating, as is the manager Jan. The owner’s art decorates the inn and is available for purchase.We will definitely return...again!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Room Tip: Wifi is free and in the dining room. Really worth a room overlooking the water.
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Phil wrote a review May 2019
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This beautiful historic home is only surpassed by Jan and Joyce, our uniquely talented owners / hosts of The Owen House. They were a wealth of information about the history of Admiral Owen, his home and Campobello Island in general. These two ladies are an integral part of this island community and their hospitable demeanor made our stay very enjoyable.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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AHoot wrote a review Sep 2018
Portland, Maine29 contributions6 helpful votes
We choose the Owen House for a 2 night stay due to its location on the island and the beautiful ocean vista which both lived up to the descriptions. We had Room #2 with a beautiful ocean view, comfortable twin beds, and an original wood tank toilet which worked very well. I would agree with some other reviews that the house being very old, has some challenges such as sloping floors, windows that don't open (fire escape hazard) and if allergies, a musty smell in some of the common rooms. The service staff was extremely helpful and friendly with suggestions on things to see and places to eat. However, the overall feel to the inn is one of rules, rigidity, lacking in warmth, and not friendly. The manager had strict rules on what time the door is locked at night (8:30 PM while we were there) and everyone had to eat breakfast together at 8:30 AM sharp which does encourage meeting new people and learning new things. A wake-up knock on the door was at 8:00 AM and as other reviews have noted, you are asked to wait in the parlor until you are seated and even after arriving at 8:28 AM, we were shunned as being late. There are other rules as well which were not explained or written anywhere. We brought our dinner back to the inn one night as it was a foggy and rainy night and didn't want to be driving in the dark. I noted I had a bottle of wine and was told by the manager that if it was red wine (which it was), it could not be consumed in the house due to possible stains. There was a feeling that you were an unwelcomed guest in someone else's home. Joyce, the owner, never appeared. Other issues..wifi is only available in the dining room, the outside has no definitive path to the front door with a sloping lawn with poor to no lighting at night, and no flexibility on food choices for breakfast. Breakfast is a set menu and although wonderful eggs and pancakes, there are no substitute/alternatives for meats such as bacon and a pork based sausage. We tried hard to like the Inn, but in the end decided we would probably not book there again.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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DSBAA wrote a review Sep 2018
Charleston, SC248 contributions69 helpful votes
We had a most relaxing and enjoyable overnight at Owen House...and the breakfast of French toast with fresh blueberries was divine! The location suited our purposes well since it is so close to the Roosevelt Park. We were warmly welcomed and shown around the house, we were given recommendations for dinner, and shown our room. As two friends traveling together, we requested the twin bed room. It had no view but that didn’t bother us since we were there just to sleep. The beds were very comfortable and the room large enough for us. The bath had a claw foot tub with a shower adaptation...I didn’t use it since I didn’t want to have to step over the high sides. The grounds are lovely, and we were told that whales could often be sighted off show in front of the house. All in all, a very pleasant stay with nice hostesses and interesting fellow guests with whom we discussed travel plans over breakfast.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
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John M wrote a review Sep 2018
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We come to The Owen House to take a deep breath, to take a break from the busyness of life, to explore a beautiful coastline and to share time with two wonderful inn-keepers. We have been coming to the Inn for at least a couple of nights for 18 years, and always cherish our time there. Last evening just before sunset, my wife and I walked down the wooded path from the Inn and sat on the rocks overlooking the bay. Four fin whales were swimming and occasionally blowing just a few hundred feet in front of us. Later we heard them from our room. The Owen House is a treasure. J & S
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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SuzanneLaX wrote a review Aug 2018
La Crosse, Wisconsin95 contributions40 helpful votes
The house was originally built in 1840 and has many of the original furnishings. Our king room was huge and had a lovely window seat in a bay window. The sunroom was a welcoming place to read a book. Free wifi was available in the dining room. There was also seating on the porch overlooking the sloping lawn and the ocean. Staff was very accommodating. We appreciated the suggestion that we go to the western most lighthouse as we saw whales and porpoises. The included breakfast was excellent and served to everyone at the same time encouraging friendly interaction. Art was everywhere as the owner is a watercolor artist.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: All the rooms are wonderfully decorated but have different sizes and bed sizes.
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CanadaNew BrunswickCampobello IslandWelshpool
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Frequently Asked Questions about Owen House Country Inn and Gallery
Which popular attractions are close to Owen House Country Inn and Gallery?
Nearby attractions include West Quoddy Head Light (6.5 km), Roosevelt Campobello International Park (1.9 km), and Head Harbour Lighthouse (7.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Owen House Country Inn and Gallery?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, free parking, and free internet access.
What food & drink options are available at Owen House Country Inn and Gallery?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Owen House Country Inn and Gallery?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Owen House Country Inn and Gallery?
Conveniently located restaurants include Monica's Chocolates, Water Street Tavern & Inn, and Cohill's Pub.
Are there any historical sites close to Owen House Country Inn and Gallery?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Roosevelt Campobello International Park (1.9 km) and Campobello Island (0.3 km).