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Our group were fortunate to have spent two nights at the beautiful Avanti B&B. We were so so well treated with lovely breakfasts, assistance with tour info. and such congenial time spent with our hosts. We highly recommend this B&B and intend to return for future outings. Thank you so much for your help and an enjoyable time with you.

- Canning, from Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, Ontario and Winnipeg, Manitoba 22 September 2018

My daughters and I stayed here this past weekend for a girls weekend and loved it! From the minute we arrived Leda and Frank were friendly and welcoming. Their lovely home overlooks the water with a beautiful view. The rooms are beautifully decorated and comfortable. And the delicious breakfast was nothing you would get in a restaurant. This was our first time staying at a B&B and I highly recommend this one. You won't be disappointed!

- Lori, from Beeton, Ontario 19 September 2018

Amazing accommodation, breakfast, and hosts!

- Deanna & Herman, from Gatineau 10 August 2018

This is a lovely B&B...beautiful home, perfect location and the hosts, Frank and Leda, are lovely people. Breakfast was delicious and Frank makes the best coffee! Would love to go back again on our next visit to the County!

- Mike and Moran, from Brockville, Ontario 17 July 2018

We spend a couple of days in this B&B and it was amazing experience definitely we come back again Lena and Frank great people and service the house is beautiful and the town of Picton very beautiful.

- Gabriela and Rodolfo, from Mississauga 12 July 2018

I have stayed at Avanti 6 times and have enjoyed each and very visit! Nice to be treated like 'family'! Food is good. So is the scenery. Hospitality is even better. What more could you ask for?

- Carol King, from Pickering, Ontario 4 June 2018

Just spent a few days at the finest B&B we have ever visited. Where to begin? First, we were mesmerized by the unique and original design of the Avanti house itself, especially the interior. And then, despite the incredible charm and treasures of the County, we spent most of each evening contemplating Picton Bay, evening sunsets and early evening stars from the cosy backyard. Meanwhile, Frank & Led kept us entertained with some amusing, informative and enlightening stories of the County. Finally, we suggest future visitors arrive hungry as Frank produced the tastiest and most original breakfast combinations we have ever eaten. Many, many thanks to Frank & Leda. We will be back!

- Bruce & Debbie, from Willowdale, Ontario 1 October 2017

My husband and I just returned from our stay at this lovely B&B. As all B&B guests will confirm-it is the hosts that make your stay memorable. Frank and Leda were superlative! As cyclists themselves they were able to provide us with that little extra guidance in regards to the cycling routes. Their house was spacious, modern and clean. The photos taken for this site actually match what we found. We found this location ideal as well. We were close to the town of Picton and the restaurants on Lake of the Mountain. Hope to return with fellow cyclists!

- Mary & Mario, from Thornhill, Ontario, Canada 22 July 2017

Frank and Leda are very welcoming. The property is absolutely breathtaking. Such a well looked after home and property. The red room had a view of the Picton Bay. The Breakfasts (and treats) as well as the presentation were amazing. They recommended restaurants, places to visit as we have never been to the area. After 3 nights we were joking and saying we were spending the summer. After a long day out it was nice to relax on the beautiful deck or down by the water. We really enjoyed our stay at Avanti and look forward to visiting again. Very nice spending time with both Frank and Leda.

- Patti, 10 July 2017

This is a hidden gem! I just hope I have time to just sit on the deck, going nowhere but enjoy this beautiful house. Everything is high-end, very clean, very comfortable. Leda and Frank are both very nice and friendly. Leda is so knowledgeable about the county, and very considerate. Frank is the best chef I've ever met. Definitely recommend it and hope we can re-visit soon!

- Ying, 4 July 2017

We had an amazing stay with Frank and Leda. A gorgeous home situated on the water, it was peaceful and relaxing. The rooms are all cozy and clean and decorated tastefully. We felt very welcomed! And the food - Leda and Frank cooked us the best breakfast we've had in a long time! Make sure to ask for the potatoes and dill sauce. Highly recommended!

- Kirsten and Ben, from Toronto, ON 23 April 2017

My husband and I recently spent 4 nights at the Avanti B&B. This is a beautiful home and Frank and Leda are wonderful hosts. Our room was bright, cheery, comfortable and spotless. We had an outstanding view of the Picton Bay from our window. The breakfast are top notch, the food delicious and plentiful. Frank had a endless supply of homemade cookies on the kitchen counter for guests to help themselves. We highly recommend the Avanti B&B and look forward to our next stay.

- Kathy and Jay, from Guelph, Ontario 9 July 2016

Avanti is such a lovely spot to stay. Leda and Frank were very gracious hosts and they make everyone feel so welcome. Rooms are spacious and airy. The breakfasts were wonderful and presented in a gourmet fashion. Guests are encouraged to sit and relax by the water or on the deck. It is everything one wants while on a relaxing holiday. Lovely spot.

- Lynda and Mike, from Ottawa, ON 7 July 2016

Our stay at Avanti B&B in October was outstanding. The accommodation was beautiful, the food was delicious and Frank's homemade cookies were an unexpected treat upon our arrival. We look forward to future visits to Avanti most definitely.

- Nelson & Shelley, from Pickering 4 December 2015

Our crew had a great time staying at this lovely, clean and beautifully decorated home. The homemade cookies were a nice touch and the breakfasts are yummy. Frank and Leda are very warm and helpful. We would definitely return to the Avanti.

- Dixons, Windrems and Beards, from Orillia and Vancouver 19 October 2015

Wonderful B&B!! Fabulous accommodation, food and hosts (Frank and Leda) Will stay there again when we return to PEC. Highly recommend!!!

- Natalie & Fred, from Georgetown, Ontario 4 October 2015

Avanti is a beautiful, clean and picturesque Bed and Breakfast in the heart of Picton. The Westbrooks are lovely and kind people who cook an absolutely delicious breakfast. They are extremely accommodating and very helpful with directions, local restaurants and things to do in the County. We cannot wait to visit for the fifth year next year.

- Michelle and Ed Courville, from Oshawa 29 September 2015

This is a gorgeous, clean and inviting B&B! Frank and Leda are warm, gracious hosts that only add to your county experience. I highly reccomend staying at Avanti B&B and having the pleasure of meeting Frank and Leda.

- Laura P., from Toronto 1 August 2015

Absolutely first rate. Gourmet breakfasts, lovely rooms excellent suggestions for wine touring. Leda and Frank treated us like family and took good care of us. We plan to return. A first rate place with first rate hosts.

- Tom and Jane, from Ottawa 3 October 2014

We stayed with these wonderful hosts last year and were delighted. We then insisted that our daughter/son also stay there and were treated like family. We will be there again because it is better than visiting family. all fun and no obligations. the food variety was exceptional.

- Jack Gelber, from Thornhill 29 July 2014

My husband and I just came home from our time at Avanti B&B. It was our first getaway from our 3 little ones and our first time staying at a B&B. Frank and Leda were the most wonderful hosts who made us feel right at home. We felt like family...even though we'd only known them for a few days. Waking up to breathtaking views of Picton Bay, having coffee on the veranda watching the boats sail by, the surroundings were so peaceful. Frank made sure our tummies were fed with the most delicious and filling breakfasts -- perfect for a day of wine tasting! Leda made sure our travels home were complete with some homemade cookies - that we also enjoyed throughout our stay. Nothing but the best and the freshest! We can't wait to go back and visit again. Thank you Frank and Leda for a wonderful and relaxing stay.

- Marni and Marc Mednick, from Richmond Hill, ON 27 July 2014

One of our best B and B experiences ever! What a warm welcome from this charming couple! We felt just like family!What else could you ask for? Delicious homemade breakfasts, cozy and comfortable room, personal service and hospitality, a perfect lakeside view of the Bay of Picton with just a quick drive to the downtown area. Just a great and memorable adventure all around! Not to be missed and worth a trip back for a second time around! Thank you Leda and Frank! Just a wonderful pleasure to meet you both! xxxx Silvana and Luc

- Anonymous, 29 June 2014

My wife and I recently took our second, now annual, trip to Avanti B&B. We love the location on the water and 4 minutes from Picton. The place itself is sparkling clean and neat. Breakfast was delicious and more than ample! Leda and Frank are generous and helpful, willing to chat when we wanted and giving us privacy when we needed our space. Having stayed at dozens of B&Bs over the years, we think Avanti is one of the best. That's why we are making it an annual trip.

- Dr. Martin Kofsky, 29 October 2013

We spent two lovely nights with Frank and Leda in their beautiful home. We echo all of the good things said in the other testimonials. This was our first B&B experience and could not imagine it getting any better.

- Mike & Jill, from Sauble Beach, ON 20 August 2013

Leda and Frank were amazing hosts. The location is quiet, lots of space and on the water. The facilities were top notch, excellent beds and exquisite food always made fresh. We felt virtually like family with no history. We have to go back because I cannot imagine a B&B getting better and it certainly the best we have been at so far.

- Trudy and Jack Gelber, from Toronto, ON 22 July 2013

Leda and Frank were wonderful hosts during our May long weekend stay. The B&B is beautiful, clean and breakfast was delicious, well beyond our expectations. We loved that they had Muskoka chairs down by the water where we could enjoy the view and relax. Of course, the cookies were an excellent treat as well. I will highly recommend a visit to all of our friends and would return in a heartbeat.

- Julie and Jeff, from Ajax, Ontario 28 June 2013

Thank you so much for a lovely weekend May 17,18/2013.The food and presentation were second to none, as was our accommodation! We loved being on the water and enjoyed the fabulous view both from the deck and at the water's edge. We also appreciated your attention to detail and how helpful you were with dinner reservations and bike directions. We would recommend your B&B to anyone! Looking forward to visiting again soon!

- Mary Aker, 26 May 2013

Frank and Leda. What can we say except thank you. We spent 3 nights in your beautiful home, everything was just what we had hoped for and more. We only met Leda the morning we left and she was as gracious as Frank,we wished we had got to know her as well.

You taught Frank well Leda, his breakfasts were to die for and lasted all day, the different muffins and cakes he served plus main breakfast were just scrumptious, and he's not too bad at golf either.

We were sorry to move on, this is a 5 star B and B and can recommend Aventi to anyone. Thanks again.

- Ray and Liz, from U K 24 October 2012

We are new to PEC and when we found Avanti on BBCanada and they had the only three nights available that we wanted, we knew that it was going to be a memorable experience! Leda and Frank told us "Avanti" means before, as in a knock at the door, come forward, come in. We echo all the testimonials here but also say that our wonderful hosts not only asked us to come into their sanctuary but also into their hearts. We are sure you won't find that in many places!! So thank you again for sharing and being who you are. Honestly, who wouldn't want to return.

- Cheryl and John Collings, from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada 17 October 2012

This was an amazing surprise! We were so warmly welcomed and enjoyed an unparallelled location, accommodation and personable host and hostess. Do not look further, you will not find anything comparable to Avanti. I look forward to our next visit.

- Anonymous, 2 September 2012

We just spent two nights at Leda and Frank's lovely home. Everything exceeded our expectations. The bed was so comfy, it was hard to leave the nest to have our coffee on the back verandah and watch the boats float by while Frank prepared his magical breakfasts. With a smile, Leda made reservations for us for dinner in Bloomfield. And our goodbyes included some delicious cookies for the trip home. Highly recommend for anyone going down to PEC!

- Catherine and Debbie, from Ottawa 30 July 2012

Our license plate reads "ontario - yours to discover". If you are searching for a superior B & B that delivers, Avanti is "yours to discover"! It ticked all our boxes! Thank you, Frank and Leda, for your warm hospitality and attention to detail.

- Tom and Kathy Ruttan, from Woodstock, Ontario 29 July 2012

We spent 2 nights (July 20-21) at Avanti B&B and enjoyed every moment of our stay. Our hosts Leda and Frank, their clean and beautiful house, the breakfast and everything else were just PERFECT! We will go back there in our next trip to beautiful Prince Edward County.

- F & M, from Ottawa Ontario 23 July 2012

Wonderful stay in a beautiful new home designed as a B&B. Leda and Frank did their homework setting it up, no detail was overlooked from the design of the room down to the presentation of the breakfasts. Whatever the maximum number of stars we can give. They get it.

- Brian & Betty, from Ottawa 8 May 2012

We could not have been happier with Avanti BB. Frank was a fabulous host, the home is beautiful and everything was immaculate. Our breakfast was plentiful and delicious. We would 100% recommend Avanti BB.

- Ashley and Curtis, from Toronto 14 November 2011

Five star accommodation, food and general hospitality. We spent four wonderful days at the Avanti and will definitely return. The view of Picton Bay was very picturesque. this new B and B is quite a find.

- Mary and Eric, from Toronto 3 October 2011

If ever you are planning to be in the Picton area, this is the B&B for you! From the welcome that you receive even before entering their beautiful home, to the delicious homemade food, to the well appointed rooms and relaxing views of the waterfront, Avanti is perfect.

- Bill and Nancy, from Port Perry, ON 28 August 2011

Weekend getaway with two other couples. The house is lovely, the hosts delightful and the food delishious. We had a wonderful stay.

- Sue Dobbin, from Peterborough, On 21 August 2011

I have stayed at several BnBs but, this is definitely the best ever. Even before I arrived, I sensed Frank and Leda's friendly personalities. Upon arrival - there was Hospitality (truly with a capital H), comfort, attractive surroundings and a view. What more could one ask for? See you again, folks!

- Carol King, from Pickering 7 August 2011

This new Picton area B&B is an absolute gem overlooking beautiful Picton Bay. The hosts, Frank and Leda were warm and inviting and the home is absolutely breathtaking! We will definitely be returning to Avanti next year!

- John and Linda, from Brockville, Ontario 5 August 2011

This was the first b&b experience for us. The hosts are such lovely people, the food increadible and the location and residence is breath taking,warm and inviting.... thank you the memorable stay at your home.

- Debbie & Gilles, from Brownsburg, Quebec 29 July 2011

We just spent a night at "Avanti" and wish we could have stayed longer - but couldn't, not because we didn't want to , but because word is spreading about this gem of a Bed and Breakfast , and the rooms were already fully booked. The home is beautifully designed and impeccably kept. From the moment you arrive and step into "Avanti" you'll be thrilled that you picked this one. Be prepared to be impressed with the stunning decor and equally stunning water views. The house is located just minutes from the main street in town - in a peaceful setting a couple of minutes drive to the ferry. Breakfast was a charming start to the day - sipping freshly brewed coffee and enjoying the fresh fruit, home baked muffins etc. as we enjoyed the sight of various boats floating lazily past. Book with confidence, we highly recommend "Avanti".

- The Morris's, from Aurora, Ont. 24 July 2011

We had such a great few days. The setting, accomodation and hosts are great. perfect weekend trip.

- kayla and Joel, from toronto 17 July 2011

This lovely new home is beautifully decorated and immaculate, in a very picturesque and peaceful setting. We particularly enjoyed Leda's and Frank's warm hospitality as well as the wonderful food. We would highly recommend this B&B and look forward to staying here again.

- Laurie, from Toronto, Canada 20 May 2011

Leda and Frank are the most hospitable people you will ever meet -- and you are guaranteed to gain at least 10 pounds during your stay. The rooms are extremely clean and the beds are so comfortable you'll never want to get up -- but you will because of Leda and Frank's breakfasts. Avanti is why you come to Prince Edward County.

- Alan V, from Toronto 1 January 2011

 
 

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