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Top Things to do when staying at demi’s place in Niagara-on-the-Lake

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Niagara-on-the-Lake awaits you…

Book the very best attractions ahead of time…

What to do:

  Shopping on Queen Street  Enjoy great coffee at Balzac’s Coffee Eatery

Check out what traveler’s say are the community’s top activities.

(as per Tripadvisor)

#1 Konzelmann Estate Winery 

#2 Niagara Parks Garden Trail 

#3 Shaw Festival Theatre 

#4   Peller Estates Winery & Restaurant 


#5 RiverBrink Art Museum 

#6 Kurtz Orchards 


#7 Queens Royal Park Gazebo 

#8 Simcoe Park  


Enjoy top eateries in Niagara-on-the-Lake!

Where to eat:  

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Types of Attractions

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There’s no time like the present to start thinking about your next getaway. Ask us how we can put together a Romance Package or Gift Certificate, add on a Horse and Carriage ride, a Wine Tour, or have flowers and chocolates waiting in your room when you check in.



Breakfast. . . the best part of the day!


The best part of staying at a bed & breakfast, has to be the breakfast. Our morning typically starts at 7am, vegetables are being chopped for the frittata, waffle batter is being mixed up, muffins are going into the oven, all before the coffee beans are ground.

When you hear the sound of coffee beans grinding or the smell of freshly brewed coffee, you won’t need a clock to tell you it’s time to get up. DSCN0642Help yourself to a cup and sit and relax in the front room by the fireplace, enjoy reading the morning paper or a book from our library while we prepare your breakfast.

Once all of our guests have gotten acquainted with each other, we serve the first course, usually greek yogurt and granola topped with locally grown fruits when in season. DSCN0624Freshly baked muffins, banana breads or scones can be smelled coming next from the kitchen. Following that you can be sure to enjoy anyone of the days entrees of waffles, eggs, frittatas, or french toast.


      If you cant decide which one you like best, why not stay for a week and sample a different entree each day. If you have any dietary restrictions, kindly give us notice so we can prepare something special just for you.

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DSCN1697Living in Niagara-on-the-Lake and being surrounded by farmers growing fruits and vegetable allows us the opportunity to show our guests at  red logo signature   what the region has to offer.

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When Ed and I started our b&b, we wanted our guests to feel like family in our home and  we hope you feel the same way.

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Romance/Holiday or Gift/ Getaway Packages 
Excursions can be added to enhance your stay  ie, wine tours, horse and carriage tours, romance packages, check our web site for a full list, or give us a call and let us put it together for you.
Please also check our web site for our cancellation policy.

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The Perfect Holiday Gift!!

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11The perfect getaway for two!

A Perfect Gift, this Holiday Season or any time of year!

Accommodation for 2 adults in our king or queen room, complimentary 3 course breakfast consisting of,

juice, coffee/tea

muffins, breads, or scones

main entree

eggs, fritattas, omlettes, waffles

all this for  $135.00 – $150.00 (winter rates) or check our website for summer rates starting as low as $169.00

The epitome of small town living,  the historical old town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is a perfect getaway to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.  We are only a short drive from Toronto, and the US border. Hike along the scenic trails along the Niagara River,  stroll through the downtown area, discover boutique shops and local artisan’s displaying their crafts. Dine among some of the regions most culinary restaurants and cafes.

No trip to Niagara is complete without taking in a live performance at one of the Shaw Festival Theatres. The theatre runs from late April to the end of October. Discover  entertainment that keeps people coming back year after year.

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Overnight accommodation for 2 in the Falls Room (queen bed)

complimentary breakfast

Free access to WiFi

*Package price is $135.00

(Canadian dollars), plus 13% HST

Getaway Packages can be combined with other excursions, check our web site for a list, or give us a call and let us put together a Gift Certificate for you.

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The summer of 2015

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Living in Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL) is a beautiful place to call home, and for Ed & I its been 21 months since we moved here,  and I  feel after all this time, NOTL is now home. This will be our second season of running the b&b, meeting new people, and having fun at the same time. With most of the difficulties of starting up a new business behind us, we are becoming seasoned owners, and loving our new life.

After a very long and cold winter, along with most people, we are enjoying this great summer weather. Just gauging by the amount of phone calls we get from people looking for accommodation, tourism seems to be up this year and our bookings are better than last years.   You just have to walk into town or try to get a table at one of the many restaurants to see how busy it is. We do tell our guests that reservations are required at most of the restaurants, especially when you are planning on  seeing a play at The Shaw and want  diner first.

indexDid you know that if you have not purchased theatre tickets to see a play at one of the four Festival Theatres, you can always try to pick up tickets on the day of, you may not have the same choices like, prime seating but if you are not as fussy you can get tickets to some great plays.

e (2)One of our guest favorite activities to do when they are here, is cycling. Niagara-on-the-Lake is a great community for riding bikes, we have so many bike trails and designated bike lanes on most roads, and not the traffic that the big cities have.  After hearing all the stories from our guests about their biking experiences we decide to try for ourselves and purchased bikes, we use them in the evenings to get some exercise and relaxation.


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             There is always something going on Niagara-on-the-Lake . . . images

. . . that being said, the weekends in the summer months are very busy  and reservations are usually required for most restaurants and winery tours, and of course for accommodations. We still have some dates available for the end of August, and if we are not available we can help you find lodging with another b&b. We have a great community of Bed & Breakfast owners where we help each other find accommodations for guests.

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Wonderful Three-Day Stay at Demi’s Place

Menlo Park, California
1 review

Reviewed 1 week ago

In e-mails to several friends describing our recent trip to Niagara on the Lake, I wrote “The bed and breakfast we stayed at, Demi’s Place, was superb.” Ed & Demi are professional and friendly hosts, who made us comfortable in their lovely home and boosted our confidence with in-depth local knowledge. Their recommendations were spot on. Each of our three mornings started with a different delicious, cooked breakfast. The French toast was particularly good. We’ll definitely be back!

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 Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 2 couples staying overnight.  We had the street view whilst our friends had the upgraded larger room.
The room was clean, the linen fresh. The bathroom was very tidy, though not updated. There were the usual amenities of soap, shampoo, hand cream. The only thing missing was a full length mirror which would be an easy addition.
The location is excellent offering a short walk to a lovely park and vineyards (Two Sisters being the closest), centre of town and the theatre.
I skipped brunch but the others enjoyed a frittata and homemade banana bread. Guests can avail themselves of a few snacks from the dining room. Both the front and back of the home have shaded seating areas where one can enjoy a pre dinner drink.
The only drawback was upon opening our windows wide to let in the fresh evening air, we had to shut the curtains as a light from somewhere was shining straight onto the pillow area of the bed. Otherwise, we had a very pleasant stay. Our cost, weekday with tax, C$190.00.

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Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
 Reviewed 1 week ago

Ed and Demi were friendly and accommodating hosts. Our room was spacious and immaculate. Breakfast of veggie frittata and accompaniments was delightful. We took a bottle of newly purchased Niagara wine to their beautifully manicured garden area and enjoyed some quiet time. We will return as we travel to Niagara On The Lake frequently for the Shaw Festival.

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Demi’s Place Bed and Breakfast on TripAdvisor

Total Reviews 40
Ranking 76/184
Rating 5.0 of 5 stars
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Luncheon of the Boating Party

Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

‘Luncheon of the Boating Party’ is a painting by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Included in the Seventh Impressionist Exhibition in 1882, it was identified as the best painting in the show by three critics.

The feeling you get from looking at the painting reflects an era where Parisians focused together for good food, great company, and fine accommodation. The painting captures an idyllic atmosphere as Renoir’s friends share food, wine, and conversation on a balcony overlooking the Seine at the Maison Fournaise restaurant in Chatou.

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Many visitors to our b&b remark about the similarities to the mural on the wall in our dining room painted by artist L. Davies in 2003, and the original painting by  Renoir of Luncheon of the Boating Party.





NEW in 2015


. . . we are mobile friendly in 2015!

Research is showing that people need and want their information “right now”. They use their computer, laptops, iphones, and tablets to retrieve information ‘on demand’. So we’ve adapted our web site to your needs making it mobile friendly so that you can get the information that you need when you want it.
With this convenient mobile friendly version , now you can search on line demi’s place b&b, read about Niagara-on-the-Lake . . . take a virtual tour of our house . . . read what our guest say about staying here . . . and then book your stay. You can order tickets to concerts like . . . Music Niagara . . . theatre tickets to plays at the Shaw Festival . . . reserve your wine tour tickets . . . plan a cycle tour along the Niagara River all with a click on your mobile device.

What does a mobile friendly website look like?
A mobile website allows the visitor to read and navigate the site better, key things like the size of the font and ease of buttons, enhance your visit making booking a reservation easier. People today have busy lives and do not want to spent a lot of time on a site, so the simplicity and speed of navigating the site is key.
The number of people and businesses starting to us mobile friendly websites is small, and will only grow over the next few months as more and more people discover this better view. We used a skilled web designer Oscar Avila who worked with us and designed a mobile friendly site to fit our needs. We hope you like the new experience and welcome your feedback.


tv-web-multi-task-501    “Did you know . . . The mobile age of the Internet is now becoming the new norm, 50% of searchers are already using their mobile devices while doing other things, such as watching TV, or at a sporting venue , or at the work place”.


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What’s Happening in our town


“Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!”

We have been taking inquiries from people about things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake.  It’s that time of year when people are starting to get excited about Christmas.  Let us  help you tailor a gift certificate  for a winter getaway or use it for a special occasion any time of year, (no expiry date). Review our top 10 gift ideas and combine that for a special someone on your gift list.

Below is a  reminder of up and coming events starting in December.

Rotary Holiday House Tour / Niagara on the Lake Rotary’s 16th Annual Holiday House Tour
Friday, December 5th 2014 (10am – 4pm) and Saturday, December 6th 2014 (10am – 4pm), visit as many locations as you like in a single day, or over both days. Purchase tickets.                                 

Candlelight Stroll
Friday, December 5th 2014 6:00 –  9:00 PM  A guided stroll winding through the historical town, accompanied by local choirs and seasonal entertainment.                                                                                        http://www.niagaraonthelake.comIMG_3054

This season’ Santa Claus Parade 2014 Saturday, December 13, 2014, at 11:00 am.
Local artist Angie Strauss designed this years holiday pin.                                                                                                                                                                                  Help support the community with a  $2.00 donation, on sale now from local merchants in town.

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January 2015


This is a great way to enjoy Niagara-on-the-Lake, and take in the winter activities.

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The old town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and historical Queen Street is transformed for three weekends in January into an unforgettable winter wonderland as the town comes together to play their part in wine country’s annual celebration of Icewine. Signature Kitchen Chefs will tempt your palate with savoury and sweet Icewine-inspired culinary creations. When it’s time to warm up your toes pop into one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Landmark Shops.
Admission to Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Icewine Village is free.


Niagara-on-the-Lake Courthouse
January 16, 2015,  8 pm to 11 pm
The upper floor of the Courthouse

The Icewine Gala transforms the upper floor of the Courthouse from the stage of the Shaw Festival to an exquisite ballroom for an evening of culinary creations and live entertainment. Prepared by Signature Kitchen Chefs, VQA wines paired with an Icewine-inspired menu will tempt your taste buds. The ending of the evening is moved to Queen Street’s Icewine Village, where you will sample icewine in your own personal ice glass.  Tickets for the Gala include food, wine, and entertainment,  at $95 per person tickets are selling fast, get yours soon.

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10. Horse & Carriage / Let us arrange a romantic pickup by Sentineal Carriages,  snuggle under a nice warm blanket and take a romantic tour of our historical streets (pick up and drop off at our b&b).

9. Wine Club Membership / Be part of one of the many wineries showcasing their wine every month. Get to the front of the line with new releases.

8.  Friends of Fort George / Travel back in history to the War of 1812, tour the fort along the Niagara River.

7. Grapescape Wine Tours / One of NOTL’s most popular tours, easy and economical, they can be booked from our website as a enhancer to your getaway.

6. Cycle and Wine / Another great way to see the vineyards, explore on bike the many wineries, in a group or on your own. Bike on trails along the Niagara River.

5. Tickets to Festivals / Take part in some the many outdoor festivals in and around Niagara-on-the-Lake throughout the year.

4. Music Niagara / Concert performances around the community throughout the year, featuring some of the best music in Jazz, Blues, Classical, and Contemporary.

3. Tickets to the Shaw Theatre / Spring line-up has now been released, starting in May 2015.

2. Icewine Festival / including Sparkle and Icewine Gala / Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Village / Flash & Panache: Icewine Cocktail Competition / Icebreakers Comedy Festival
Admission to most of these events are free,   (for more details see Niagara-on-the-Lake’s website, use the Niagara- on-the-Lake Events Calendar to search their full event listings.)

1. nameweblg / When choosing a place to stay, we hope you will allow us to make you comfortable at demi’s place b&b. The whole experience of staying at a bed & breakfast, is the convenience, the comfort and the hospitality. First, take advantage of our convenient location and walk to all the activities in town,  second enjoy the comfort  of our b&b after a busy day of wine tours shopping and dinner, relax back at our place by the fireplace with a good book and a  glass of wine, many guests prefer to relax in the hot tub winter or summer. In the morning we will have fresh ground coffee brewing for you, muffins and scones a selection of locally grown fresh fruit (when in season), yogurt and granola,  eggs, omelets and frittatas, are just to name a few of the foods you can expect when staying at our b&b.



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