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A Water's Edge Retreat Resort

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay. Outstanding hospitality. Awesome full breakfast. Tim and Beth were wonderful. Nice amenities. Sangria in the evening and chocolate before bedtime. The hot tub was a great place to hang out in the evening. Bikes and golf carts on site. Watch the fireworks from Cedar Point. Great for couples of any age. We will be back!

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stayed for the weekend in the Paul Francis room. Loved everything about it. Very friendly host/hostess, beautiful views from the room, quiet and peaceful stay. The breakfast was delicious (and I'm a picky eater). We loved relaxing in the hot tub behind the house, and riding the (free) bikes down to the beach. We also rented their golf carts...

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Chicago
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is an ideal place to unplug. The property is well-maintained, comfortable, and inviting. Apparently the owners spent years collecting antiques in preparation for building this B&B. The mantlepiece used to below to President Harding. The owners and guests are friendly. Breakfast is a good time to socialize, although the antique table seats 6, so be early, or hit the...

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay at this charming B&B on Kelleys Island! The breakfast feast, featuring both sweet and savory, was lovingly prepared and artfully displayed buffet-style. The owners, Tim and Elizabeth are perfect in their roles as host/hostess. Our comfortable, beautifully decorated room overlooked the great Lake Erie. The afternoon sangria and snacks and homemade chocolate treats before bed enhanced...

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

After reading TripAdvisor we had high expectations for our short, midweek getaway. How often does a hospitality destination fall short of the hype? Well, quite honestly, Water's Edge exceeded expectations! We echo all of the positive reviews on this site. Leave your technology at home, or at least in the car. Kelley's Island runs at a slower pace, and that's...

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Thank Jeff B
Findlay, Ohio
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My wife and I first stayed here 6 years ago and just got back from a 3 day stay. Tim and Beth are great hosts and their home is very lovely. It's just a little over a mile from downtown with a quiet and restful atmosphere. Our room (The Mary Louise) was clean, large, comfortable, and had a great view...

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Thank grover1949
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Waters Edge Retreat Resort was just what we needed for a relaxing couple of days on Kelley's Island. Tim and Beth are fantastic host. Their resort is very clean and the breakfast is FRESH, CREATIVE AND OVER THE TOP! The water views from our room were great and the full moon rise over the lake was spectacular. We were also...

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend here. The owners were quite social and friendly. They serve breakfast each morning and the breakfasts were very delicious along with generous portions. In addition, each evening, finger size, tasty desserts were provided in the foyer area. The only suggestion for improvement would be their email confirmation process. The email only confirms...

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Thank Ken F
Fairview Park, Ohio
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My wife and I spent our honeymoon here in 2007 and the owners were very friendly and welcoming. We plan to return for our tenth anniversary in 2017. I really enjoyed walking on the beach collecting shells.

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided to spend our 1 year wedding anniversary on Kelley's Island. This was our first time staying at a bed and breakfast and couldn't be happier with our decision to stay here. The breakfast is out of this world and the coffee is amazing. And who doesn't love Sangria in the afternoon? Their kindness and hospitality...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Why Drive or Fly a thousand miles to enjoy an ocean when we have a Fresh Water Ocean on the North Coast of Ohio, Kelleys Island. Our Waterfront Luxury, Relaxing, Romantic Getaway. Great for Honeymoon, Anniversary or Special Occasion.Gourmet Breakfast Feast, Weddings too! Rated "Best of the Best" by Travel & Leisure (Great Lakes)Three Diamond Award AAA, Featured on NBC's Today Show with Al Roker and Peter Greenburg. Rates run from $199 (off season) to $369 for Honeymoon (High Season)Includes full Gourmet Breakfast Buffet, Sangria Hour with snacks at 4:15, Bicycles each day, Artery Clogging Chocolates in the Foyer in the evening. Access to our Two Large Beach Decks with Rockers, and our Garden Hot Tub Spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Water's Edge Retreat Resort

Address: 827 E. Lakeshore Drive, P.O. Box 839, Kelleys Island, OH 43438
Region: United States > Ohio > Kelleys Island
Price Range: $250 - $571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Used to a king bed. A double was a little cramped for me, but not a big deal. Not sure if other rooms offer queen or king beds.”
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“Any room here would be a good choice”
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“In the Summer, make sure to close the windows before dark to keep out tiny, determined insects. They are able to pass through the screens!”
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