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Had a lovely experience once again at your lovely B&B in Rosseau. This was our 3rd. year enjoying you hospitality & we once again enjoyed the delicious breakfasts. Our room was very comfortable & we always enjoy chatting with Karen & Roy. See you next year!

- Judy Crawford, from London, Ontario 29 July 2018

We just arrived home after a fabulous two night stay with Karen and Roy. We had to come to the area for a wedding, and were looking for a quiet, peaceful and affordable option. It was quite late when we arrived the first night, but they were waiting up for us and never complained. Karen pleasantly showed us to our room and offered to make us tea or coffee (which we were so appreciative of after a long drive). The room was charming and the bed was wonderful. As young parents of two young children, we don't often have the chance to enjoy quiet time or sleeping in! Karen made us breakfast when we woke up...I must say, we had two days of the most fantastic breakfasts. Not the cereal and dry muffins we expected. Endless coffee, wonderful hot food and lovely conversation; all in a rustic and tranquil environment. Could you ask for anything nicer?? I would definitely recommend this accommodation, and already have to several family members.

- The Miniellys, from Oil City, Ontario 4 September 2016

My husband and I decided to visit the Rosseau Retreat for our Anniversary this summer. This beautiful B& B is conveniently located right in the heart of the villiage of Rosseau , right across the street from Crossroads Restaurant and minutes away from Lake Rosseau. The rooms are comfortable and luxurious, perfect for a romantic getaway. Karen, the host was so welcoming. She made us feel like home the second we set foot in her house. She was very informative about the area, offering suggestions on how we could make our quick trip and memorable one. Her attention to detail in her home was not ignored. She embraces the antique charm of the house as well as the spirit of Muskoka. Her soaps, artwork, coffee and baked goods all came from local vendors. The fire pit being built in the backyard is gorgeous and is sure to warm everyone up! We were so pleased with our visit to Rosseau Retreat, we will definitely return!

- Nicole, from Reynolds 26 August 2015

...another visit in paradise!

- Eleanor S., from Dundas ON - Excerpt from Guest Book 12 December 2013

Heather, you made us feel at home and welcome from the nimute we walked in the door! Thank you for helping us celebrate our 22nd anniversary!!

- Dave & Dolly V., from Callender - Excerpt from Guest Book 12 December 2013

Heather, this was nothing less than perfect this weekend and I always feel like I have had a mini holiday when I come. Thank you for your outstanding hospitality and delicious breakfasts. Looking forward to next time:-)

- Lindsay L., from Toronto Extract from Guest Book 12 December 2013

Another wonderful stay thank's so much! We will be back again soon:-) - Abbie & Mary

- Anonymous, 12 December 2013

We throughly enjoyed our stay at the Rosseau Retreat. The room was luxurious and comfortable. The private entrance to the balcony from the room is a nice touch and the bathroom has a wonderful spa-like feel. Heather is a wonderfully charming host and her quiche is to die for. The gardens are beautiful and the view is lovely. Thank you!

- Christine & Nick, from Oshawa, ON 29 September 2013

Nous avons passé un très bon séjour dans ce B&B. Chambre confortable. Petit déjeuner délicieux et hôtesse charmante. Nous y retournerons !

- Noel Parrot, from Saint Malo. France 27 August 2013

Thank you for our lovely stay. You have a beautiful home and the breakfast were amazing. Hobbes is special too:)

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Paul and Marina R., from London England 15 May 2012

Thank you for your wonderful hospitality - we loved everything about your B & B. Heather, I would disagree with one point though...this IS like staying at the Waldorf!!!!

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Elphie & J. F. Am, from Brooklin, ON 15 May 2012

...it has been more of a "visit" than a stay! Thank you for everything.

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Emil & Ursula S., from Burlington, ON 15 May 2012

Just a PERFECT GETAWAY!!!! Hope to come back again one day. Love your hospitality and breakfasts!!!!

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Katerina K. & Anatoliy K, from Ukraine 15 May 2012

We love...love to be in Rosseau!!!!

- Excerpt from Guestbook/John & Joanne M., from Ontario 15 May 2012

Heather, you went beyond. Thank you for your warmth and making my family feel so welcome. James & I will be back for sure.

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Mary & James M., from Ontario 15 May 2012

The six of us agree; the weekend was very memorable. The sunset cruise and interactive dinner were but two of the highlights!!

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Caren, Syd, Cathy, Diane, Norma & Lin, from Ontario 15 May 2012

Thank you so much for this lovely time in your retreat full of peace and warmth!! It made our holiday very special. What delicious breakfasts...you are a fairy :)

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Claire & Olivier, from France 15 May 2012

What a lovely house with a very warm welcome and absolute delicious breakfast! We fully enjoyed ourselves!

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Dianne & Stephan C., from Switzerland 15 May 2012

This is indeed a "HOME". We enjoyed our stay so very much. God bless you Heather!

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Timmy & Andrew E., from Nigeria 15 May 2012

Thank you so much for this peace and relaxation - we had a fabulous time - what a beautiful house & the bath is divine. Mmmm breakfasts!!!! Wishing you all the best & watch out for those bears:)

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Angela and Fernando, from Chicago IL 15 May 2012

The best things in the world are not things but people & experiences. We got both thanks for opening up last minute with a big smile and two great big cuddly dogs:)

- Excerpt from Guestbook/Jennifer and Kevin M., from North Bay 15 May 2012

Mille merci pour cet accueil tres chaleureux a vous et votre famille...

- Excerpt from Guestbook/ Emi et Vincent, from France 15 May 2012

Spent a lovely few days in the area. Made all the more memorable by such a warm and friendly welcome to a finely presented home. Made to feel like old friends. Best wishes and a thank you!

- Excerpt from Guestbook/ Gordon & Dorothy B., from Northern Ireland 15 May 2012

.....the food is GREAT TOO:)

- Excerpt from Guestbook/ Josh, from Ontario 15 May 2012

Thank you soo much!! The Monteith Suite was wonderful. I don't ever remember staying in such a beautiful place. But best of all is your hospitality....it is awsome!

- Excerpt from Guestbook/ Cristina & Jose Carlos S., from Ontario 15 May 2012

Heather! Your place is perfect! The breakfast was beyond amazing and the rooms are perfect. Your little touches did not go unnoticed! We will be spreading the word and will most certainly return!

- Excerpt from Guestbook/ Deb & David D., from Ontario 15 May 2012

Amazing! Thanks for surprising us with unbelievable hospitality and kindness over and above any expectations. We will return!!!

- Excerpt from Guestbook/ Linda, Ken, Nathan & Joel, from Ontario 15 May 2012

With thanks to both of you for a wonderful weekend! We look forward to seeing you both again in the summer!

- Wendy & Don M., from Oakville ON 15 May 2012

We wished we could have stayed longer! Thank you for your fabulous hospitality!

- Ellen & Dody B., 15 May 2012

What wonderful hospitality! A pleasure to share your company, great food, sublime humour and stimulation conversation. Thank you so much Heather (Melville & Hobbes too!) We love you

- J, G, W & E xoxoxox, 15 May 2012

Thank you for making us feel so at home! The food & hospitality was beyond what we expected! Hope to see you again soon!

- Ryan & Nicole F., 15 May 2012

The B&B is lovely. Our room was beautiful and breakfast was fabulous. It is located across the street from the lake and Crossroads pub which is a culinary find. We would not hesitate to recommend the Rosseau Retreat and can't wait to go back.

- Lisa and Mark, from Ontario 15 August 2011

If you are looking for home away from home this is it, the building is fantastic and the rooms are magnificent, the hospitality of Roseline is so good you will never want to leave, we can't wait to go back again. Thank you again Roseline for your warm and gracious welcome and service.

- Joseph, Diane, and Nafesa, from Toronto, Ontario 15 March 2010

Sunday September 13, 2009

Thank you for such a lovely stay. Your hospitality is second to none. This B & B is absolutely gorgeous! We will be back if ever we're out this way & certainly recommend this retreat to friends.

- Beverly & Daryl, Excerpt from guest book, from Oakville, Ontario 6 December 2009

November 18, 2009

Simply the most beautiful B & B we've ever stayed in - and the most delicious breakfasts as well, that kept us going all day. Many thanks.

- Carolyn & Edward, Excerpt from guest book, 6 December 2009

November 15, 2009

Our first B & B experience and certaily not to be our last! Amazing place and most welcoming host, Rosalind. Thank you. Take care, keep smiling.

- Cathy & Allan, Excerpt from guest book, 6 December 2009


Thank you! We can't say enough about how wonderful it was to be here. The rooms are stunning. The cooking class was amazing. We will be coming back for sure. Thank you so much.

- Erica & Ros, Excerpt from guest book, October 18, 2009, 6 December 2009


Thank you for an indulgent and memorable stay. We would happily live here all winter - nestled in the Monteith Rooom - and enjoy your spectacular breakfasts. We will be back - frequently!

- Weisy & Don, Excerpt from guest book, October 18, 2009, 6 December 2009

Thank you very much. Wonderful stay - a great end for my wedding day.

- Susan & Charlie Blackmore, guest book excerpt, October 2009, 6 December 2009

Thank you so very much for the lovely location & great food! We enjoyed our yoga retreat very much.

It's been fabulous! All the best in the future

- Tracy & Leslie, Jen, Franse, Brian & Anna, 6 December 2009

We had a wonderful family escape to celebrate 40th wedding anniversary. Lovely home. Great food! Warm hospitality! Many thanks

- The Hacker/Bauman Families, excerpt from guest book Sept 27, 6 December 2009

Dear Rosalind,

A special place - we are so fond of it! To make a place so cozy is great work!

- Wolfgang & Lisbeth, guest book excerpt, September 22, 2009, 6 December 2009

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay! Beautiful home, great conversation and delicious breakfasts!

- Anita & Rick, Excerpt from guest book September 19, 2009, from Toronto, Ontario 6 December 2009

September 6, 2009

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the only problem was that it went by far too quickly! Our room was relaxing and so lovely and just what we needed after a stressful few months! Karen's breakfasts were delicious! It was a pleasure getting to know you both. We hope to be back again soon!

- Kim & Stephen, from Barrie, Ontario 6 December 2009

A wonderful time - again. We will be back for your great food & hospitality

- Paul & Marie, Excerpt from guest book, September 20, 2009, 4 December 2009

Yesterday, September 7th was my birthday. Prega and I stayed here and just loved Rosalind and Karen for their friendliness and thoughtfulness. They made us feel comfortable and let's not forget the healthiest breakfasts! Good luck Rosalind and keep up the good work!

- Emma & Prega, Excerpt from guest book September 8, 2009, 4 December 2009

August 25, 2009

Thanks for the memorable stay! The attention to detail, the bed, the breakfast, and conversation were all wonderful. We will be back again one day and will tell our friends.

- Rob & Liz, from Cambridge, Ontario 4 December 2009

What a wonderful time we have just enjoyed in this beautiful "Home away from home". Thank you Jean and Simon for welcoming us and for the delightful stay.

- Bill and Nancy Clark, 19 October 2008

Belinda, Thanks so much for allowing our parent group to use your beautiful Rosseau Retreat for the Pine River Parent Retreat. Your house is warm and a perfect setting for our work.

- September, 2008, 4 October 2008

So great to find you, Jean & Simon, here in this little slice of Heaven. Thank-you for your warm hospitality. We'll be back...

- Excerpt from Guest Book, October 4, 2008, 4 October 2008

Great place to stay - Jean's food - fantastic. Thanks for making our time here so very pleasant.

- Excerpt from Guest Book, October 1 & 2, 2008, 4 October 2008

Thank-you so much for the wonderful food, conversation and beautiful rest. Wonderful decor...beautiful home.

- Excerpt from guest book, September 26, 2008, 4 October 2008

What a special find - we needed an overnight spot on our way to Huntsville, and the ladies in the library sent us here. Good for the ladies; good for us!! A gem - Thanks for the hospitality and luxury!

- Excerpt from guest book, October 1, 2008, 4 October 2008

Thank-you for entertaining the six of us so royally. It was a fabulous weekend.

- Excerpt from the guest book, September 7, 2008, 4 October 2008

What a delite! Thank-you for a wonderful visit. We look forward to sharing more fabulous times with you and our friends.

- Excerpt from guest book, August 31, 2008, from Toronto 4 October 2008

Our summer stay here has come to an end. This is a lovely place! It is evident that it has become the way it is with great thought and care. The third floor was an amazing home for us. Thank-you!!!

- Muskoka Woods Guest, June-August, 2008, 4 October 2008

A beautiful place to relax and rejuvenate. Thanks for the wonderful hospitality.

- Anonymous, from Kitchener, Ontario 16 September 2008

We love this place and it has become our "home" on our visits to Rosseau. It's such a lovely place and we love your wonderful hostesses Ellen and Jean!

- Excerpt from Guest Book July, 2007, from London 15 April 2008

This has gone beyond my expectations! I don't want to leave! Thank you for your hospitality & patience.

- Excerpt from Guest Book September, 2007, 15 April 2008

Thanks Ellen, Jean and Belinda! This was a wonderful home base for our wedding. We appreciated all the extra touches. Belinda, your bread was fabulous! See you soon!

- Excerpt from Guest Book, from London, Ontario 15 April 2008

A wonderful place! The Rosseau area has a lot of everything. The Rosseau retreat is one of the best.

- Except from Guest Book, from Port Colborne, Ontario 15 April 2008

We are charmed by Rosseau, and your retreat. Thank you for your trust and generosity as it has been a perfect escape from our busy-ness in the city!

- Excerpt from Guest Book October, 2007, 15 April 2008


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