Drew House

120 Mill Street East , Elora, ON N0B 1S0 Canada (Show map)


Nestled in the historic Village of Elora, Drew House offers a magical retreat from the pressures of everyday life. The childhood home of Ontario Premier George Drew, this enchanting 2-acre estate has been "re-created" for your enjoyment. Surrounded by tall trees and colourful gardens, this charming nineteenth-century home and its recently-renovated limestone coach house feature 11 guest bedrooms. You will find Drew House the perfect setting for weddings, seminars, corporate retreats or simply a peaceful night's stay. With its classic stone barbecue, lush green lawns and sunny slate courtyard, the garden at Drew House has an atmosphere of peace and contentment. Complete with its own fish pond, the garden is a wonderful place for a leisurely stroll, quiet mediation or an afternoon nap. Drew House offers ample on-site parking and easy access to the Grand River. It is within a few minutes walk of shops, a cinema, and scenic attractions.


Location Type



Toronto, ON, Canada (YYZ-Pearson) 45 miles

Directions to property:

Take Route 401 West from Toronto. Exit on Hwy. 6 North. Stay on Hwy. 6, through Guelph until you reach Fergus. Turn left on St. Andrews St. Travel about 5 kilometres. This becomes Mill Street in Elora. Drew House is on the right-hand side, on the corner of Mill and Mary Streets.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, House Tours, Elora Gorge and Quarry, Elora Music Festival, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Horse and Buggy Rides, Mennonite Farmers Mkt., Fly fishing, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Rock Climbing, Tubing down the Grand River, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3 p.m.
  • Check Out:: Noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Families are welcome.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Pets are allowed in the main house.
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: No set deposit required. We request that guests secure their reservation with a credit card number.
  • Cancellations: Call by 4 p.m. on date of arrival to avoid cancellation charge. No shows -- One night's accommodation will be charged to the credit card on file.
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Roger Dufau & Kathleen Stanley

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

About the innkeepers

Born in the Basque region of France, Roger is a noted food expert and accomplished chef. During his career, he has owned 14 restaurants around the world -- from France and Canada to Tasmania.

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  • Time Served: 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Vegetarian Basque-style French

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