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1/2 block to Queen Street - The best front porch in town. Room for 6 to enjoy.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

The location is as good as it gets: Casablanca Cottage is ½ block from Queen street, the grocery store and The Royal George Theatre.

The front porch has seating for 6 people to sip wine and toast the horse and buggy crowd as they pass. The private side garden is your outdoor dining room with a Moroccan tile table and a Weber gas BBQ.

Inside the house are three bedrooms, two with queen beds, one with two single beds. The beds will all be made for you when you arrive, with warm duvets in winter, lighter duvets in summer. Each bedroom is supplied with two thick bath towels; hand towels are in the washrooms. The house has three washrooms, two of which have showers.

The kitchen has everything you need to eat at home and is open to the dining and living rooms making for great entertaining. The gas fireplace is wonderful on a cool day and on a warm afternoon you can open all of the windows and let summer in! If it is too hot, the house has central AC.

There is a flat screen TV with a High Definition feed that has the best picture you can imagine. The phone will allow free calling to about 60 countries and the Wi-Fi is fast.

More Details

Don George
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Don George

My wife and I love Niagara on the Lake and we love to restore historic homes. We also like to see people enjoying their vacation. We have been able to accomplish all of the above by purchasing lovely old homes in the heart of old town. We treat them like our own second home and decorate them the way our own home is decorated. I hope you enjoy Casabalnca cottage and Marrakech Mansion as much as we do.

Don George purchased this house in 2005

Why Don George chose Niagara-on-the-Lake

If you love the old town, love old houses, love being able to walk everywhere, then this is the house for you!

What makes this house unique

Location has to be number one! The fun colours inside and out, the open dining plan and private side garden are all wonderful.


Historic Old Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Adjacent to the three bedrooms
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink and toilet on the main floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Three piece in the basement
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , The master bedroom with Queen bed and private reading area
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 single beds, this bedroom is adjacent to the Master
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Separated from the other two bedrooms has balcony
  • Two bedrooms with Queen beds, one bedroom with two single beds plus a sofa bed
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

1/2 block to Queen Street - The best front porch in town. Room for 6 to enjoy.
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 46 reviews

Cozy Christmas

  • 5 of 5

Such an incredible home to spend a family Christmas. Casablanca Cottage was cozy and inviting and in a great location. Thank you for the Christmas tree and decorations. The cottage is extremely well equipped and it really felt like home for the week. The owner, Don, was very helpful and accommodating. We will definitely be back!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This house was very comfortable for out group of six. We were able to view the Christmas candlelight walk from the front porch. The cottage was in the perfect location to allow us to enjoy the activities that we had planned for the weekend. Don, the owner was friendly and informative. He always responded quickly to my emails. I highly recommend this cottage as a great place to stay in NOTL.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute and cozy, close to everything

  • 5 of 5

What a great spot to stay. This cottage was recommended to me by my sister-in-law who has stayed here also. It is very clean, has everything you need for an enjoyable stay. It is in a quiet neighbourhood and in easy walking distance of down town shopping, restaurants and attractions. No need to move your car as most times of the day you wouldn't be able to park much closer. The owner has left very clear instructions for everything in a binder which also includes a bit of interesting history on the home. Also there is a nice outdoor sitting/BBQ area/garden which I expect is lovely in the summer but too cool and wet for us to get much use of this visit. We were out two nights for supper. One at the Angel Inn and one at the Harp Pub. Both were good experiences and the live Irish music at the Harp was a bonus. I'd recommend making reservations at either place. Also a nice afternoon stop for coffee/tea and a treat is Balczaks Coffeehouse. Hope you enjoy your stay as much as we did.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I have stayed at a dozen places in Niagara on the Lake, and this is one of the best. We do everything by bike, shop the town, attend theatre, wineries, etc., and so this location is perfect. The amenities inside and out all lend to a wonderful experience. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The house is 1/2 block from Queen street, about the same to the grocery store and the closest restaurant. The Royal George Theatre less than a block away. The house is a cozy getaway, with a gas fireplace and comfy soft furniture to enjoy. In summer all of the windows open so you can enjoy the fresh air (there is AC as well) in winter we change the duvets for the heavier winter ones to keep you cozy all night. This is our house and we ant you to enjoy it as much as we do.
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Great get away place

  • 5 of 5

Three couples have been staying at the cottage for several years. We love the location, the cottage comes equipped with almost everything you need. The three couples come from different locations in Ontario, this is the only time we get together so it is really nice having the living room, dining room and den to sit around (with some wine) to enjoy good company. The guys love the porch to enjoy a cigar and a scotch!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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karen s

  • 5 of 5

Casablanca Cottage was wonderful. i would not hesitate to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Niagara Falls is a 20 minute drive away. Close to 100 wineries all with tasting bars within 20 miles. Many golf courses close by. No shortage of things to do!


Rates & Availability

Historic Old Town House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May - June 2017
May 1 2017 - Jun 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
Jun 23 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sept. - October 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Jan 3 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $73.18
Cleaning fee $73.18 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

If you wish to stay longer than two nights, but less than 7 the rate quoted here will be too high. Please email me for an exact quote. During July and August 2017, I will be accepting full week rentals only. Check in on Sunday, check out on Sunday. After April of 2017 I will consider three night rentals for July and August. Minimum three night rentals in June and September.

50% of rental amount collected at booking. The second 50% plus the tax charged 30 days before check in.

Cancelation policy:
Advise cancellation 60 days in advance I return all but 10% of your deposit.
Advise between 30 and 60 days of check in and I will return 50% of your deposit.
Advise 30 days or less before check in and there is no guarantee of a refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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