Built in 1879 for locomotive engineer James Pirie and his family.
The Perfect Place to Dream!
Walking distance to all Stratford attractions.
Dream in an art filled 1879 Ontario cottage ideally located in the heart of Stratford. Just a short walk to the Stratford Festival theatres, the Avon river, downtown and the train station. Retreat to a safe and tranquil sanctuary, a place to relax and rejuvenate. We want to make your stay special, you deserve it!
Our renovated and restored B&B is the ideal place for a Stratford getaway for couples, family groups, solo adventurers, bubbles of friends and business travellers.
Choose from four unique guest rooms with ensuites that combine antiques and modern comforts with comfy queen beds, free WiFi, desks, sitting areas, bar fridges and wine glasses.
Although we do not offer cooking facilities guests are welcome to bring in their own snacks and drinks. A microwave is available to warm up any take out meals from Stratford's great restaurants. As well, kettles and coffee makers to make coffee or tea, dishes and cutlery are available upon request.
Lots of private nooks and crannies for you to enjoy inside as well as al fresco. Perhaps soak up some rays and chill with a good book in one of our gardens or share a picnic in the courtyard or by the river watching the swans float by. Bring your bikes or rent them locally and pedal away and discover the peace and quiet of Stratford and the nearby countryside.
Melt away tension and stress and relax and revitalize with our onsite spa amenities including soothing hands on chair massage and blissful reflexology treatments. Experience the delight of relaxation and renewed energy.
Imagine the possibilites...
Whether you are looking for a place to stay between seeing theatre at the Stratford Festival and other performance venues such as the Here and Now theatre and Stratford Summer Music or looking for a way to commemorate a special occasion, or in the mood for a getaway and a change of pace, at A B&B on Bay, Acrylic Dreams you will find a new home away from home. You may never want to leave...
(Two night minimum other than to fill in gaps or last minute openings. $30.00 extra plus applicable tax for single night stays. There is just so much to enjoy in Stratford and the surrounding area!)
Enhanced COVID-19 health and safety protocols and cleaning in place. Masks must be worn in public indoor areas.
Ontario Staycation Tax Credit
Ontario residents can claim 20% of their eligible 2022 accommodation expenses, when filing their personal Income Tax and Benefit Return for 2022. You can claim eligible expenses of up to $1,000 as an individual or $2,000 if you have a spouse, common-law partner, or eligible children, to get back up to $200 as an individual or $400 as a family.
(Sorry but only applies to Ontario residents)
"You may say that I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one." John Lennon
De-stress with a relaxing chair massage!
Soothe your soles and soul with a blissful reflexology treatment!
Picnic in the courtyard.
Welcome to Acrylic Dreams!
Dream in a romantic bedroom.
Romantic and spacious room #4.
Tantalize your tastebuds each morning to a delicious surprise.
Start your day with some fresh fruit.
Then on to a delcious main course which changes daily.
Intimate tables for two in the breakfast/sitting area art gallery are spaced at least 6 feet apart.
Some of our guests enjoying meeting Stratford Festival actress Seana McKenna who dropped by for a visit.
Is that regular guest the author of The Handmaid's Tale enjoying breakfast at Acrylic Dreams?
The enclosed front porch is just the spot to read a good book with a glass of wine or cup of tea.
Perhaps share some wine and cheese before the play.
Pierrot sur la lune watches over the chefs in the kitchen.