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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Words cannot describe my great feeling of having arrived when we docked at Friendly Island. The island's gracious owner who rents her glorious place to allow others to share and experience pure joy and solitude whille breathing deeply and loving all the amenities fit for a king or queen, as they say. I loved relaxing, barbequing, swimming and having fun offering the "Queen's Wave" to the touring boat passengers and one night, listening to a rich, baritone voice singing Irish ditties, wafting over from Alexandria Bay. There was always a cool breeze at night and my stay here on Friendly Island has given me an experience with only positive vibes remaining and which I will cherish for the rest of my life.
Thank you, Ellen for making Friendly Island not just a label but a reality. We appreciated all the labour and love that went into the creation of your island for all four seasons to boot."
Guest: fleaDate of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: August 19, 2014
"Our vacation at Elderberry Cottage was relaxing, restorative and beautiful. I was in a party of six, myself, my husband and our children aged 6, 8, 9 and 10. Each of us was taken with the house and grounds and enjoyed the amenities provided by our gracious hosts. We spent lots of time enjoying the natural setting, kayaking the inlet, fishing galore and hanging out in hammocks or by the fire pit. The location is close to many of the area attractions with convenient access to Boldt castle and gorgeous state parks. The kitchen is well appointed and the grocery is not far at all. In fact, it is amazing how close things are because when you are on Wellesley Island, you feel far from all of the trappings of modern times. The owners were nearby if needed and helpful and even went so far as to provide passes to the Boat Museum, hints, directions and even a lesson on how to filet a fish. The cottage and grounds are immaculately kept with lots to offer in the way of down-home entertainment. You could have a great time without ever leaving the property. This vacation ranks at the top of our "favorites list" and we look forward to revisiting again in the future. That says a lot considering that pleasing six distinct personalities is no small feat!"
Guest: Kim W.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
"Great views !! Awesome surroundings. Fishing, boating and swimming in crystal clear water
right off your own dock!! This house has it all. House was in great condition. Views of Boldt Castle, Alex Bay and the St Lawrence from your private dock. Owner easy to deal with. Would highly recommend. See you next year !!
Guest: FrankDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 10, 2014
"We have stayed here for many summers and it just gets better each year. The two cottages make it great for families to stay as the kids can have their own space. The new deck has added more seating to enjoy the amazing views of the River!! The owners are great to deal with and it is part of reason why we come back each year. Although, the hot tub is really the number one reason. It is great to sit in and watch the ships. We will be back next year!!"
Guest: JordiDate of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: July 9, 2014