Boathouse Country Inn

Boathouse Country Inn

19 Front St, Rockport, Ontario K0E 1V0 Canada
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Restaurant bellow 2nd floor left 2 BB room and right suite for 2-6 poeples
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Rockport Ontario from water
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3.5
#1 of 2 inns in Rockport
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Location
3.3 of 5 bubbles
Cleanliness
3.8 of 5 bubbles
Service
2.9 of 5 bubbles
Value

Looking for a place to stay in Rockport? Then look no further than Boathouse Country Inn, a quaint inn that brings the best of Rockport to your doorstep.

Rooms at Rockport Country Inn provide air conditioning and a refrigerator, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

In addition, while staying at Rockport Country Inn guests have access to room service, a gift shop, and a picnic area. You can also enjoy an on-site restaurant. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Rockport Country Inn.

If you like pubs, Rockport Country Inn is conveniently located near Cornwall's Pub, Boathouse Country Inn & Tavern, and Caiger's Lower Deck.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Boathouse Country Inn as you experience everything Rockport has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Restaurant
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
ATM on site
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Air conditioning
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Bottled water
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
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2.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Quaint

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19 Front St, Rockport, Ontario K0E 1V0 Canada
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Kelly D wrote a review Jun 2023
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada29 contributions15 helpful votes
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
This place is a beautiful old Inn. When we arrived we were unhappy to find the gas fireplace was not working. That was remedied after a few complaints. We were given free passes for the 1000 island boat cruise. Also, don't expect a phone. No room phones here, so you'd better have a cell. The restaurant and general store were great. I would definitely visit again.
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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metsandnets wrote a review Aug 2011
Seneca Falls9 contributions7 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed for three nights in the suite located on the second floor with the private balcony. We were unaware until our second day in the 1000 islands that our room did not receive maid service, and that we had to take out our own garbage. I personally stayed in the master bedroom. In each corner lied a small pile of dust. The mattress was also very hard and uncomfortable. The ceiling fan looked as if it were about to fall. There was no curtain in the bathroom, letting anyone at Cornwall's Pub next door look inside. The balcony was nice but half of the view was blocked by a tree.

It was nice to have the restaurant down below (although service was a little slow) and the docks right by our hotel. There was also a lot of room in our suite, including a large table that my family could play board games at after our long days on the water.

Hopefully the staff will improve these flaws because it is in a very nice location!
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Date of stay: August 2011
2.0 of 5 bubblesValue
2.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
2.0 of 5 bubblesService
1.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled with family
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Roam the World wrote a review Oct 2017
Thornhill, Canada271 contributions207 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Four of us stayed one night in the St. Christopher Suite, along with another friend to stayed in one of the waterside rooms.

Front desk staff was very friendly.

The room was clean and spacious. The stairs to the rooms in the inn are steep, so one of the waterside rooms may suit better if stairs are a challenge.

The vent from the restaurant below was quite noisy; I think when you're paying $265 for a room, you shouldn’t have to contend with that. Also, you're asked to wash and dry your dishes or you’ll be charged $250 (oddly excessive for washing dishes, especially when there’s a dish washer), but our suite didn't have a dish cloth or tea towel. When I asked the front desk for these items, they sent up a facecloth and a hand towel. Not the best for doing dishes with.

Kitchen was more fully stocked than anticipated, gas stove & oven, hot plate, full sized drip coffee maker, dishwasher, full sized fridge. Good assortment of dishes. If you're a coffee drinker, I'd bring your own basket filters and coffee, as the coffee they offer isn't great. There was no Kleenex anywhere in the suite, which surprised us.

The private balcony off the suite overlooks the St. Lawrence and two of the docks for Rockport Cruises. Very picturesque.

We all had a pleasant stay (as did our friend staying in the waterside room), although we thought the suite was overpriced. Still, it’s a lovely spot with great views and friendly service.
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Date of stay: September 2017
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Ilse wrote a review Jul 2020
Niagara Falls, Canada3 contributions4 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed in the St Brendan room and we are very disappointed. We spent $200 incl. tax on a room that was not even worth half of that. Spent 45 minutes sanitizing and wiping down the room, and from the filthy cloths it was clear the room’s door handles and surrounding areas on the doors, all flat surfaces, nor the bathroom had been cleaned properly. As a result we slept extremely poorly and had to make the four hour drive home with inadequate sleep, and are now also worried about possibly having been exposed to Covid-19.

Early on the morning of our departure we called the inn, and had to leave a message requesting a callback from a manager.

Manager Kyle called back late afternoon. He stated that if the room was THAT dirty we should’ve been able to see that with the naked eye when we dropped our bags off in the afternoon (We called ahead and were able to check in early because the room had not been used the night prior.
We dropped our bags in the room and proceeded to our venue, then returned at about 10:30pm at which time the cleaning commenced with sanitizer brought from home).

It was clear their cleaner & supervisor weren’t able to detect the soiled areas with their naked eye, but that didn’t seem to occur to him. We requested they have a look at the dirty cloths left on the bathroom floor to get some idea of how dirty the room was.
Manager Kyle also stated that the waterfront location alone was worth the price of admission.
It became clear after only a couple of minutes of conversing with Kyle no resolution was going to be offered. The entire process lacked basic customer service skills.

Read on if you like details;
-In addition to the uncleanliness and tiny size of the room the following were lacking/broken;
-larger window blind broken, some window blinds and all window sills very dirty, balcony window doesn’t operare properly, uncomfortable bed, tiny shower (hardly large enough for a 5 foot person, and a 6 foot person has to duck to get in or get any benefit from the shower head location), no sanitation station inside of building to use after having to touch two door handles just to get to our room, and there are other petty issues not worth mentioning here.

If you’ve read this far it’s pretty clear we are very unhappy with our stay at the Boathouse, and will not be returning. We’d rather sleep in a tent. It is sad because it’s a beautiful spot and we would’ve become regular customers, and would’ve encouraged others to stay there as well.
The place is super cute in an amazing location, but it is not being repaired and maintained as it should be to preserve it for future generations. It appears the spot is just being used a cash cow without any regard for historic value or preservation.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Deborah C wrote a review Aug 2021
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed in the St Lawrence room for two nights this week. Comfortable, clean room with a wonderful view. The lady at the checkin was friendly and helpful. Food at the pub was delicious. Very convenient for the cruise. We enjoyed our break.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Tim_PADI_DM wrote a review Jul 2016
Barrie, Canada97 contributions61 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Our dive groups reservation got bungled on 9 July 2016 weekend. Regardless of how that happened, the desk staff at the Boathouse were rude and unprofessional. No apologies. No "sorry, can we help figure out another plan in the area".

Complete lack of customer apathy. Actually thought it was funny

So I spent an extra 300 dollars down the road. Where the people were friendly. And obviously wanted my money and business.

And next year they will get it!

And the year after that too!

Sometimes businesses forget (or sadly lack the maturity to know) it's just as important how you handle the last mishap that going through your daily routine.
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Date of stay: July 2016Trip type: Traveled with friends
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LorraineandChri... S wrote a review Jul 2016
6 contributions8 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Our dive shop booked a weekend stay here at the Bunkhouse for our group back in the winter for a July weekend stay. We arrived only to find out that they hadn't actually booked it in for some unknown reason and of course no longer had any rooms left. When we arrived, the front desk staff tried to blame it on us. Not only were they completely rude about it, they blatantly continued lied saying that they called us up to nine times with no response from our end. I'm pretty sure we would have answered or returned such a message. No apologies, just complete rudeness. Thanks to Caigers Resort down the road for bailing us out. Give Caigers your business if staying in the Rockport area.
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Date of stay: July 2016Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Momof2monkees wrote a review Aug 2015
3 contributions8 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
While visiting the area with my family we stayed at the boathouse for one night. Staff went out of their way to make us feel at home. I have never stayed anywhere that staff coming and going all wished us good night and good morning. We ate supper at the boathouse and it was amazing to see the variety of customers they serve. From bikers to businessmen everyone enjoyed the view of the river and the delicious food.
Rooms are small but well laid out. Housekeepers are the friendliest I have encountered.
Worth every penny and we will be back for sure.
Margie from the pub and Sidney from the boathouse thank you for your excellent service.
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Date of stay: August 2015Trip type: Traveled with friends
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kari32 wrote a review Aug 2015
Sarnia, Canada15 contributions11 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
I will start off by saying I am not one to complain and generally find something good in everything. The exception is this motel. Sure the area is beautiful but so is Gananoque or Kingston. The room was just plain terrible. For 200 a night I expect certain things. What I got was a hot moldy smelling room. The fridge was turned off upon arrival, why I have no idea. The bathroom you can barely turn around in. The toilet was disgusting. Old hair ever where in the bathroom on floor sink and in tub. The cable came and went all night with no storm in sight? And we only watched TV because other than the daytime boat tours and the two restaurants there is not a thing to do here. And last but not least, the blood spots on my sheets on my bed and the disgusting comforter topped off my very bad experience. Until they clean this place up I will stay elsewhere. I am not trying to be mean here but I do hope if management is reading this they start putting some money back into this place which so desperately needs it.
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Date of stay: August 2015Trip type: Traveled with family
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barryandjoan wrote a review Sep 2006
Mount Hope, Canada85 contributions49 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Does anyone ever go back again?
We just paid $135 and walked into the room and said "YUK".
The room was nothing better than a 'sleezy motel'. Nasty carpet and bedspreads, uncomfortable beds and pillows.
I guess we were paying everything for the view of the St. Lawrence, which we didn't see because we couldn't leave our door open (no screens).
Now we know why they charge a $50 cancellation fee, so they can recoup the real price of the room when people walk out.
Had we not had plans to meet people for dinner we would have done just that.
Now we know why the American tourists are staying home!!
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Date of stay: September 2006
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
1.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
1.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
1.0 of 5 bubblesCheck in / front desk
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from 1000IslandsAdmiral, Manager at Boathouse Country Inn
Responded Aug 4, 2008
The Boathouse Country Inn was sold in February 2008 to new owners. The new management team has proudly upgraded and restored the historical charm of this beautiful waterfront resort. We welcome your comments and suggestions.
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dbgarden1 asked a question Aug 2017
Mattituck, New York
Are you pet friendly?
dbgarden1 asked a question Aug 2017
Mattituck, New York
Is the Boathouse Country Inn pet friendly?
Answer from jaknowles
Perth, Canada14 contributions8 helpful votes
the are right next to the boat tours, there is a huge parking lot
djccac2017 asked a question Jul 2017
Palmerton, Pennsylvania1 contribution
Can we launch our boat there? Can we park out trailer there? Can we use a boat dock?
Answer from jaknowles
Perth, Canada14 contributions8 helpful votes
there is an area to launch your boat and there are boat docks right in front of the rooms
hubbellmtc wrote a tip Jul 2021
Pickering, Canada9 contributions11 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"This hotel is not as described and isn't worth the money..."
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Terry314 wrote a tip Oct 2017
Brampton, Canada35 contributions24 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"If you're travelling with another couple ask for the rooms with the adjoining deck overlooking the water."
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power_valhalla wrote a tip Jul 2016
Mississauga11 contributions5 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"While having to use stairs Room 10 is the one to get."
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zaidasmir wrote a tip Jul 2016
Toronto, Canada3 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Room one has a lovely patio"
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Eve M wrote a tip Jun 2016
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Air was quiet, large fan and an open window the perfect combo for a excellent night sleep. Please remember to TIP the maid!"
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PRICE RANGE
₱7,450 - ₱7,508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
country inn rockport, rockport country inn
LOCATION
CanadaOntarioRockport
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Boathouse Country Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Boathouse Country Inn?
Nearby attractions include Boldt Castle and the Boldt Yacht House (3.8 km), Heart Island (2.9 km), and 1000 Islands Tower (4.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Boathouse Country Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Boathouse Country Inn?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Boathouse Country Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Boathouse Country Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Riley's By The River, Lil' River Fudge Co., and Cavallario's Steak and Seafood House.
Is Boathouse Country Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Rockport.
Are there any historical sites close to Boathouse Country Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Cornwall Brothers Store Museum (4.6 km).
Is Boathouse Country Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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