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Guest Testimonials

Thoroughly enjoyed "We can not find the words to express our thanks for a most enjoyable weekend. Sharon is amazing. Incredible home, incredible food, incredible entertainment. It was a pleasure meeting you. Your hospitality will not be forgotten." Marie and Ralph, St John's, September 2015

"Had the time of my life. Thank you so very much. I will never forget this trip. Now I know what heaven is like. Thanks again." Lorne Paul, Edmonton, September 2015

"An incredible evening and morning. Food and wine fit for royalty and these mere mortal wanderers felt so welcome and so blessed to be guests here in what will surely be an amazing solace for years to come." Sabine and Tim, New Orleans, March 2016

"Great music, great food, fantastic hosts.  Coming back soon. Amelia, Alberta, June 2016

"The mat at the entrance is true.  Welcome home. Incredible people, truly welcoming.  Looking forward to my return. Trent, Nova Scotia, June 2016

"We had a wonderful hotess and most comfortable stay. Great fantastic breakfast too!" John and Mary, Ontario, June 2016

"What can we say.  You are the absolute best. Your home is beautiful and it was a joy to share it for our short stay. The meals were amazing and your company and stories were second to none. Thank you, thank you,thank you." Roy and Mary Victoria BC, July 2016

"There are no words to express our gratitude for all you have done for us. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us." Lisa and Greg, Edmonton, July 2016

"Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us. We will remember our trip to Newfoundland and especially Port Kirwan." Karen and Garth, Sherwood Park, July 2015

"Thank you so much for a lovely two days at your beautiful home.  We had a great time getting to know you and hearing your wonderful stories. The food was amazing. Thanks Sharon for preparing a delicious vegetarian option as well. We can't wait to come back again". Lexie and Constantine, London, July 2016

"Thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us and for the phenomenal dinners and breakfasts." Sunny and Donald, Montreal, July 2016

"Invaluable conversations and wisdom. It was the perfect time for our paths to cross.  No reason to eat out Sharon cooks the best food in these lands! What could have been a lonely business trip turned into a laughter filled, refreshing getaway paired with early morning roadtrips. Thanks for being so flexible, transparent and warm." The Fog Man T Humbert, Michigan, July 2016

"Thanks so much for having me.  I had a fantastic stay and the food was incredible. Thanks for all your support for my run.." James Warner Smith, UK, running the ECT August 2016

"Comfortable room, friendly people,beautiful home and setting and THE most delicious food." Suz and Gary, Ontario, August 2016

"The world is a small adventurous place. Thank you for your real and meaningful conversations, your encouragement and lovely laughter. We will most definitely remember this quiet place at the edge of the world. The place where we truly felt at peace with where we are and where we want to go.  A beautiful way to start our marriage. We plan to return, next time for longer. Thank you so much for everything. We love you." Claire and Terry, Devon, August 2016.

"Would have loved to stay longer. Loved our hosts and the amazing breakfast." Mary Stewart Pittsburgh May 2017

"Loved the roasted pears and fresh pear juice and all those jams and that great breakfast. Wish I could stay longer." Linda, Vancouver May 2017

" Thank you for a wonderful stay.  Way too good food, music, advice, lore, and company.  Come visit us in Vermont." Judy and Craig, May 2016

"We had a great time here. The warmth of the welcome, the comfort of the container room, the delicious breakfasts and evening meals and the conversations.  the great advice on the hiking.  We will send you more visitors." Louise and Michael Montreal Quebec May 2017

" Just an awesome experience! The comfort and ammenities in the seacan rooms was 5 star" Melody and Richard Sudbury,Ont. May 2017

" Throughly enjoyed my stay in the sea can!! Very cozy and comfortable.  Wonderful hosts. I would love to return." Margaret , Toronto May 2017

"Dear Sharon and Alvin.  This stay here with you both was the best part of my vacation in Newfoundland. You are both ambassadors for Newfoundland hospitality.  Will be back." Fiona  Ottawa, 

" Absolutely amazing hospitality and experiences through all of the senses. Tasre, warmth, music, views,everything is awesome. Everyting tasted awesome.  You guys are fantastic hosts and have transformed our hiking trip into a luxurious cultural experience.  Thanks so much. P.S. Who says it rains here??" Stephanie , Ottawa 

" Thank you for being such incredible hosts. The sea can was lovely comfy cozy and charming.  The beakfast was by far the best we have had during all our travels!!Wish we could stay all week and enjoy your hospitality". Alex and Alex Michigan USA June 2017

Sharon and Alvin this was the most life changingly wonderful stay anywhere on earth ever!! The warmest, wackiest, fabulousest hosts in the universe.  No words will ever be enough to express our fondest love and thanks!" Karina and Mac Guelph Ont. June 2017

" Bill and I walked into a dream on arrival and here we stayed. This visit was everything and meant everything and more! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your warmth and kindness and incredible talents.  We will be spreading the word of La Belle Maison." Jan and Bill Ottawa June 2017