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Our guests comment about how restored and refreshed they feel after spending a night or two. The quality of our mattresses, combined with the peaceful nature of our home, guarantees a great night's sleep.

Our accommodations include four spacious and beautifully decorated bedrooms in a grand Greek Revival home. And, while you are here, why not enjoy one of our Added Touches in the comfort of your room?

When you come to MacKechnie House, bring your appetite along. The food certainly reflects that your host, Cathryn Thompson, is also a professional Caterer. Breakfasts are delicious and varied.

Start your day with Almond Cake and Ontario Strawberries followed by Smoked Applewood Cheddar French Toast and Maple-glazed Peameal Bacon.

Another morning might bring a Baked Apple with Crème Fraiche, and Rhubarb Ginger Scones. A Poached Pear with Rum Sauce and tiny scones might start another day.

The next course a Brie-stuffed Omelette and an English Muffin topped with Bacon, Guacamole and Tomato or a Breakfast Pizza with Emmenthal Cheese, Caramelized Onions and Grilled Pears.

Juice, excellent coffee, and regular or herbal teas are served each morning.

We are happy to accommodate and Dietary Issues such as Gluten and Lactose intolerances as well as sensitivities or just plain dislikes. Please just advise us in advance.

Please let us know about any dietary restrictions. We will be happy to accommodate them.



Located just minutes from historic downtown Cobourg and the waterfront, MacKechnie House ensures a stay that is private, restful and relaxing.

MacKechnie House Bed and Breakfast is fully air-conditioned for your comfort and includes access to Wireless Hi-Speed Internet.

Children of all ages are welcome. It is often possible to accommodate pets traveling with Guests. When this is not possible, there are several local and reliable pet-sitting services.

The Mrs. Fortune Room

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The Mrs. Fortune Room
  • Queen Poster Bed
  • Second floor
  • Ensuite bathroom with tub, separate shower
  • 6-foot windows with view of front garden
  • Decorative fireplace
  • $150.00 to $165.00 depending on Season

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The Manchurian Room

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The Manchurian Room
  • Twin Beds
  • Second floor
  • 6-foot windows with view of back gardens
  • Decorative fireplace
  • $135.00 to $145.00 depending on Season

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The Grand Salon

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 Warm and vibrant colours enhance the bright sunlight let in by the floor-to-ceiling windows.

Curl up in one of the many comfortable chairs with a good book from our extensive library or join other guests in interesting conversations.

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