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  SPA RETREAT PACKAGES
Escape the World
Spontaneous Get Away
Total Rest and Revitalization Retreat
Pampered by Day
MORE GREAT PACKAGES & TOURS!
Rush Seats Special - 4th Line Theatre - Summer 2012
Sweetheart Packages
Winter Packages
Peaceful Weekend
Food Tours - Local Chefs, Local Produce
ReFrame Film Festival Packages
Hallowe'en Ghost Walk
Horse and Carriage Rides

 

 

 

 


4th LINE THEATRE TOURS - Summer 2013
 

RUSH SEATS SPECIAL - 4th Line Theatre

Two VIP tickets to professional regional theatre, up close and personal, in the barnyard. 4th Line Theatre, award winning, historically based theatre -- great entertainment! Stay two nights at King Bethune House, Guest House & Spa, premier B&B accommodations in beautiful downtown Peterborough, take in the theatre. Stroll to dinner. Choose from your choice of more than 20 chef-owned restaurants all within a five block radius of your accommodation. In the mornings enjoy a custom menu breakfast, your menu, in the courtyard garden or the country kitchen.

Your "Rush Seats" package includes two nights accommodation, two theatre tickets, dinner for two at a restaurant from our Dining Guide (voucher $100), breakfasts two mornings. It also has optional extras to explore other attractions in the Kawarthas:

  1. Take a cruise on Little Lake and up the Liftlock - $39 for two
  2. Have a round of golf at one of our finest courses, Kawartha Golf & Country Club - $147 for 18 holes for two, with a cart (Regularly $217) (Sorry not on Wednesday)
  3. Visit Peterborough Art Gallery and take in the current show - free.
  4. Want to visit a working farm or go to a beach for a picnic and some relaxation? We can arrange it for you.

"Rush" Seats 2013 Special Rate - 2 night for two people, $430 (savings $53) - 2 nights for two people breakfast included, complimentary coffee/tea/sodas/distilled water, two VIP theatre tickets, dinner for two at a restaurant from our our Dining Guide ($100 voucher). If applicaabe add optional items as above. (Valued at $483)

Only Have One Night - "Rush" Seats 2013 Special Rate - 1 night for two people, $192 (savings $32) - 1 night for two people breakfast included, complimentary coffee/tea/sodas/distilled water, two VIP theatre tickets (Valued at $224)

(tax and gratuity not included)

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For more informatio about the theatre:
www.4thlinetheatre.on.ca

 
SWEETHEART PACKAGES
   

QUEEN FOR A DAY - Package for Mothers Day
Arrange for your Mother, wife, girlfriend (or boyfriend), bridesmaid, to be Queen for a Day. Indulge her tastes. Treat her to a private lunch with you in the garden, her favourite menu. Let us set the mood with a chilled bottle of sparkling wine. a dry throaty red wine, or iced tea, her choice. Add the luxury of a night or two away from her responsibilities and cares in the Queen Bethune Room in a beautiful Century home. She will sleep like a queen in a queen bed with down duvet, music, tv, telephone, terry robes. Her bath is a regal room where she can enjoy a relaxing aromatherapy bath in a deep antique tub. In the morning enjoy a sumptuous breakfast, her personalized menu, served up until 10am.

Mothers Day Package Special Rate $165 - 1 night for two people, $305 - 2 nights for two people breakfast included, complimentary coffee/tea/sodas/distilled water, lunch for 2 included
(Valued at $205/$340)

Add a Therapeutic AVEDA mineral bath and Rosemary Mint Wrap $309 - 1 night for 2, and 1 spa service only- Spa Service for a 2nd person add $150

(tax and gratuity not included)

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LOVEBIRDS RETREAT FOR TWO
Our Queen Room features an ensuite bathroom with a deep soaker tub for two. The King Room features a luxurious king bed with an ensuite tiled shower. Privacy and elegance in a spacious room where every detail has been provided for your comfort and enjoyment of the love of your life.

A one hour AVEDA Aromatherapeutic spa treatment will pamper you and your partner. Request a couples massage and enjoy it together in our on-site treatment room.

Package includes overnight stay for 2 people, breakfast of your choice to suit yourselves (served up to 10 am), dinner for 2 people at your choice of select downtown Peterborough restaurants*, fresh cut flowers and a 1 hour AVEDA Aromatherapeutic Couples Spa Treatment by ONE registered therapist.

Lovebirds Special Rate $389 - 1 night for two people (Valued at $459 Value of dinner for two $85) Stay a second night @ $109 for for additional savings
(tax and gratuity not included)

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A ROMANTIC SPA RETREAT FOR TWO
Our most luxurious room, the Spa Suite, features a king bed with luxurious pillows and an eiderdown duvet, sitting area, massage room, ensuite double shower, steam bath, sauna, and an in-ground California-style therapeutic hot tub. The hot tub is exclusively for guests in the Spa Suite. You can enjoy the tub under the stars in the privacy of a courtyard garden. The hot tub is chemical free, perfect for sensitive bodies. It has a natural seaweed purification system.

Check in, enjoy a 1 hour couples AVEDA aromatherapeutic massage, treat yourself to a steam or sauna or a nap, then saunter out to dinner at one of our many local restaurants, -- sure to have special Valentines menu. You will have a coupon value of $85 for your dinner.

Breakfast is a custom menu, served with china, crystal and linens, by the fire in the country-style kitchen, or in the Victorian dining room. You can enjoy your personal choices for breakfast, as late as 10am, with candlelight if you like.

Package includes 1 overnight stay with breakfast for 2 people, dinner for 2 people*, fresh cut flowers and a one hour AVEDA Aromatherapeutic Spa Treatment for 2 people.

Romantic Special Rate $599 - 1 night for two people (Valued at $699)
Stay a second night @ $199 for additional savings
(tax and gratuity not included)

* Restaurant choices include dinner for two at Elements Restaurant, the Rare Grill or La Hacienda. (Value of dinner for two $85 - drinks and gratuities not included with dinner)

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WINTER PACKAGES
   

STAY & PLAY TOUR FOR TWO
Kawartha Downs: Speedway Stock Car Races, Slots and Harness Racing events are just on the edge of the City and offer excitement and games. Enjoy 2 nights of privacy and relaxed accommodation at King Bethune House, an AVEDA Boutique Hotel, where a full, custom-menu breakfast is served to you each morning.

Package includes buffet dinner coupon for $60 at Kawartha Downs where you can dine and watch the races. It also includes a $5 coupon toward entry fee for Stock Car Races or $5 ticket on a horse race.

Choose between the King Bethune Room with king bed and tiled, walk-in shower and 4 windows, or the Queen Room with queen bed and large bathroom with deep soaker tub and a shower. Both rooms have ensuite bathrooms with AVEDA toiletries, complimentary coffee/tea bars, free wireless internet and entertainment centres. Distilled water and sodas are also provided. Package includes Tour map and tour description, hospitality and hosting.

$319 for 2 people for 2 nights, (Valued of $370)
(tax and gratuity not included)

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SCRABBLE & SPA TOUR FOR TWO

A Deluxe Scrabble Board on a turnstile, letters and racks, score pads, an hour glass timer, two Official Scrabble Dictionaries, and a ‘two-letter word list’ are provided for your weekend enjoyment.

Take a moment to settle in to your room, then unwind even more with your 1-hour AVEDA Aromatherapeutic spa treatment for each partner that is included in your package.

Choose the King Room or the Queen Room, enjoy the custom menu breakfast served on your schedule, and enjoy. A 'Welcome' picnic is added to this package to ensure all your needs are addressed and you will be ready to play.

$469 for 2 people for 2 nights (Valued at $539)
(tax and gratuity not included)

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SPA RETREAT PACKAGES
     

ESCAPE THE WORLD - SPA RETREAT PACKAGE
This package lets you shut out the world for a couple of days and rest.

You stay in a luxury suite hidden away. You have exclusive access to a large outdoor California-style, therapeutic hot tub, a private sauna, a private steam bath and a large shower for two. There are luxurious terry robes, AVEDA aromatherapy products, garden sandals and a hair dryer.

To ensure sweet dreams, there is a top-quality, heavenly King-size bed with high quality linens and eiderdown duvet. In the evening, the outdoor fireplace is the perfect spot to gather around, as you enjoy a drink under the stars.

Breakfast can be served in the garden, weather permitting, or by the fire in the kitchen.The on-site spa is available to you for spa treatments by appointment (at extra cost).

PACKAGE INCLUDES: There is a complimentary coffee/tea bar, and a fridge. Just outside the door to your suite is a secluded and intimate garden with a hammock. Kayak/canoe rentals and cycle path’s are nearby. Or you can stroll to one of a number of chef-owned restaurants. 2 nights accommodation for two, with breakfast

$575 for 2 people for 2 nights (Valued at $598)
(tax and gratuity not included)

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SPONTANEOUS GET-A-WAY - SPA RETREAT PACKAGE
Plan a 48 hour get-away with your lover, your best friend or maybe your mom! Whether you have romance in mind or just want to find time for a good visit with someone special, we can make your escape complete. We have cozy robes, sparkling wine and a cheese tray waiting in your room.

Enjoy unforgettable meals and memorable entertainment by exploring the downtown in the evening (minutes away). Fill your days by walking or cycling our trails along the waterways, touring the countryside discovering farms and villages, visiting the National Canoe Museum, taking in the Farmer’s Market (Saturday & Wednesday only), or by browsing the boutiques and shops downtown.Just a few blocks away you can board the the Liftlock Cruise boast and tour by water up to the historic Liftlocks on the Trent Severn Waterway.

After dinner, curl up with a good book, take in a movie at the Galaxy Cinema or enjoy after dinner cocktails or coffee and sweets in our vibrant downtown.

Choose between the King or Queen Bethune Room. Each has free high speed wireless internet, AVEDA toiletries, and 5 star amenities.

PACKAGE INCLUDES: a 2 night stay for 2 in the Queen Bethune Room or the King Bethune room, breakfast of your choice, AVEDA toiletries, 4 star amenities.

$290 for 2 people for 2 nights (Valued at $354) (tax and gratuity not included)

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GIRLFRIENDS SPA GET-A-WAY - SPA RETREAT PACKAGE
A weekend infused with detail! Put your feet up, relax and let someone else do it all for you. Check in, party with your friends over a local chef's dinner at the guest house, then check out the trendiest places in town before retiring. Wake up to your favourite breakfast, luxuriate with a full day to kick back, enjoy an AVEDA Aromatherapeutic spa treatment, relax, and explore the best eateries in the downtown, and top it off with another scrumptous breakfast.

Upon arrival the group will enjoy a delicious meal brought in from one of our chef-owned downtown restaurants, desserts, coffee and tea. Still not ready to stop? Explore a few night spots on your four block return stroll, like the MoHo, a favourite for live music. After a fun filled evening and sound sleep, enjoy a full breakfast beginning with fresh fruits, and including a hot course such as eggs Benedict. Enjoy an idle day with your friends, a rejuvenating one hour spa treatment for each of your group. Sleep in the afternoon, prehaps in the garden hammock. Get ready, get dressed, its out to dinner at Karmas, listed in " Where to Eat in Canada".

Sleep again. Luxuriate over another breakfast.

PACKAGE for 4 INCLUDES: two night stay with 4 people sharing 2 rooms, one 1 hour massage for each guest, 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners

$1600 (taxes, gratuities, and alcoholic beverages not included)
Dinner value $75 per person per dinner
or
for 6 people Please inquire about room availability and rate.

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TOTAL REST AND REVITALIZATION RETREAT - SPA RETREAT PACKAGE
For the guest seeking total rest and revitalization in the luxury of a very quiet and private Spa Suite, with a treatment to address every sense and bring you to total rest. It features the Ultimate Mud Wrap, the ultimate cleansing, detoxing, pleasurable, aromatherapeutic treatment. It begins with a hot tub soak then a shower. The therapist leads you to the spa massage parlour for a full body exfoliation, then a steam room treatment with a rinse, then back to the massage parlour for your warm sensuous mud wrap. While you are wrapped you will receive a foot treatment, a remoisturing facial and a head and neck massage. Rinse off in the shower, wash your hair if you like, then back to the massage parlour for a full body remoisturizing massage. The therapist tucks you into bed with a glass of water for a good restorative rest. Awake feeling like a whole new person, restored, relaxed and very refreshed.

PACKAGE INCLUDES: Overnight stay for one, in the luxurious Spa Suite with sauna, steam room and double rain shower in the suite. Breakfast in the garden, weather permitting, or in the country kitchen by the fireplace. Breakfast is your menu, designed with you during check-in. 2.5 hour Ultimate Mud Wrap AVEDA Spa treatment

$499 (taxes, gratuities, and alcoholic beverages not included)

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PAMPERED BY DAY - SPA RETREAT PACKAGE
Choose the Queen Bethune Room and enjoy a Therapeutic Mineral Bath and Rosemary Mint Moisturizing Wrap.

Check in and enjoy being treated to a full body dry brush exfoliation scrub followed by a luxurious soak in deep warm soothing AVEDA Therapeutic Mineral Bath, followed by a Rosemary Mint Moisturing Cream wrap, then rest, wrapped for total restorative benefit. An intensive moisturizing mask is applied to your face and you are given a foot massage and neck neck and head massage while you enjoy your wrap. Your treatment concludes with a refreshing full body spritz of water with AVEDA flower essence. Your evening ends in the Queen bed under a down duvet. Awake refreshed and have breakfast in the garden or by the fire in the country kitchen. The menu is your choice, designed by you.

PACKAGE INCLUDES: Overnight stay for Two in the Queen Bethune Room, one 1.5 hour AVEDA Therapeutic Mineral Bath and Rosemary Mint Wrap, face and foot treatment, and breakfast.

$309 (taxes, gratuities, and alcoholic beverages not included)

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PEACEFUL WEEKEND
   

 

PEACEFUL WEEKEND
Indulge yourselves... in the luxury of a night or two away from your responsibilities and cares with the Romance Package. Let us set the mood with a chilled bottle of sparkling wine (or a dry throaty red wine, your choice), followed by a relaxing aromatherapy bath in a deep antique tub, a queen bed. In the morning enjoy a sumptuous breakfast, your favourite menu, served up until 10am.

$264 for 2 people for 2 nights, breakfasts included, complimentary coffee/tea/sodas/distilled water (Valued at $324)
(tax and gratuity not included)

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FOOD TOURS - LOCAL CHEFS
 

 

FOODIES THERAPY PACKAGE FOR TWO
Arrive to Prosecco and caviar taste treat, or your favourite taste treat with wine. You will be able to plan your breakfast menu to your foodie heart's content, and get settled in your room where you have a really good bed with cozy duvet and quality linens, ensuite bathroom, terry robes and slippers, and all the essential and pleasing amenities, including AVEDA Aromatherapy toiletries.

Once settled, you can set off on a taste exploration tour. Stroll down King street to Elements Restaurant where you can sample their wonderful tapas menu with a wide choice of wine by the glass. Then its two blocks to walk to the Sapphire Room for a martini, from a list of 200, and several small dishes to enjoy. From there, around the corner on George Street is Hot Belly Mamas, creole food!. It is a few steps north to Dolce Vita Lounge where you can relax and savour the atmosphere, music and a drink. Primarily a nightclub, Dolce Vita also has an excellent menu and chef.

The walk home along George Street is four blocks. Or, just around the corner from Dolce Vita, detour down Hunter Street to explore our cafe district, where a dozen restaurants, everything from authentic Mexican food at La Hacienda (shown in photo) to gourmet pizza from the Night Kitchen to haute cuisine at the Parkhill, will be tempting you to take one more bite. Full? You can always return for lunch tomorrow or grab a slice from the Night Kitchen for later. (There is a Dining Guide in your room with detailed information about downtown restaurants)

Waking up knowing your breakfast is served on your time, enjoying a breakfast according to your choices, will complete your downtown Peterborough Foodie adventure.

The grand finale is your breakfast. Your menu, your time, up to 10am. Served by the fire in the country kitchen or in the courtyard garden.

Your package includes overnight accommodation in the King or Queen Bethune Room with AVEDA toiletries, the custom menu breakfast, reservations at the restaurants, arrival treats, and a complimentary coffee/tea bar in your room.

$159 for 2 people, 1 night (Valued @ $219) (tax and gratuity not included)

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WILD AND WELL-AGED PACKAGE TOUR FOR TWO
Come to Peterborough, heart of Cottage Country in the Kawartha Lakes, and experience our communities finest foods and simple pleasures.

Arrive downtown and stay 2 nights at King Bethune House, Guest House & Spa, in one of the spacious private rooms, either the King Bethune Room with king bed, 4 windows and ensuite shower in the bathroom, or the Queen Bethune Room with the large bathroom with soaker tub. This will allow you a full day for the Food Tour. Begin right after your breakfast - your menu of fresh local foods, with great coffee or a tea from the bountiful tea cupboard.

Drive about 10 minutes to Peterborough Buffalo Farm, the oldest wild bison farm in North America, where you will be taken into the pasture where the buffalo roam for a closeup view of these magnificent powerful wild animals. While at he farm you can make an order for bison meat, the healthiest red meat. It's lean, very healthy, free of antibiotics and hormones, and very high in iron. And it is delicious. Your order will be delivered to King Bethune House for you.

Onward to the artisan cheese source for a cheese tasting and a great educational opporty from a knowledgeable aficiandounit from Chasing The Cheese. Relax for a couple of hours then enjoy a dinner of local foods including the bison and cheese, prepared by a local chef and served in a casual but classy way at the guest house. Bring your own wine and enjoy a local produce feast. Complete your evening by the fire in the courtyard garden or by walking through the downtown in search of live music -- you won't have to look far.

The Tour includes 2 nights with two breakfasts, complimentary coffee/tea bars in the rooms, dinner for two, the guided self-driven tour, and coupons for bison and cheese valued at $30.

$495 for 2 people. Bring friends on the tour and save $25 -- $965 for 4 people.
(Valued at $578 for two, $1116 for four)

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ReFrame Peterborough International Film Festival (January 27,28,29, 2012)

Spend a weekend in downtown Peterborough while travelling around the world. Choose a room at King Bethune House, or the Spa Suite, and receive your festival pass as a gift. The festival venues are all within walking distance of King Bethune House, maximum of 5 blocks. Stay two nights and save. Stay for the entire festival, 3 nights, and save more. A 3 night package includes being treated to dinner at one of Peterborough's chef-owned restaurants.

Over a 3 day period, you will have the opportunity to screen over 100 films, participate in film maker discussions, and talk to the directors who made the films. You can easily walk from your accommodations to the venues. From feature length documentaries to the one minute masterpiece, there is so much to view it takes some thought to decide what to see. A children's film festival runs concurrently during the festival, a favourite of adults and children alike. Several after parties with live music in local bars keep the discussions going into the wee hours.

You will receive your ReFrame Passes and Festival Program when you arrive, along with maps of the area and a Dining Guide. And if you are staying 3 nights you will receive your Dinner for Two Coupon which is valued at $100.00. Your host will welcome you, plan your breakfast menu and assist you with any information needed to make the most of the festival and your stay in Peterborough.

The Tour includes accommodation for 2 or 3 nights with breakfasts, complimentary coffee/tea bars in the rooms, and a pass to the ReFrame Film Festival.

Spa Suite for 2 people for 2 nights - $599 (valued at $748 for two) For 3 nights - $749 (valued at $1047)
For 3 nights with dinner - $839

King or Queen Room for 2 people for 2 nights - $289 (valued at $348 for two) For 3 nights - $389 (valued at $597) For 3 nights with dinner - $479

Rates do not include taxes and gratuities.
(inquire about rates for singles)

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HALLOWE'EN GHOST WALK TOURS INDEX
 

Hallowe'en Ghost Walk Package Tour
Walk with guides and hear stories about the town's first burial ground, the hangings at the old jail, and other ghostly happenings downtown. Believe it or not, the history of the city of Peterborough has more than its fair share of ghosts. This downtown walking tour visits the locations of our most famous spooks and things that go bump in the night and re-creates the stories behind them. Guided by historians from the Trent Valley Archives, the ghost walk is informative, spooky and most of all, humourous. After shaking in your boots, relax with dinner at a chef owned restaurant in downtown Peterborough. Accommodation at King Bethune House and Dinner for two is included in your Package Tour.

Halloween Ghost Walk Package includes 1 night accommodation for two people at King Bethune House (no ghosts), full breakfast, two Ghost Walk tour tickets, and dinner for two at one of our chef-owned restaurants in downtown.

King Bethune Room or Queen Bethune Room, with full breakfast $235 ($264 value) 2nd night stay with full breakfast $107

Spa Suite, with sauna, steam, private garden hot tub, with full breakfast $375 ($414 value) 2nd night stay with full breakfast $225.

Package Tour prices do not include taxes, gratuities, liquor at the restaurant or exorcisms

Dates of Tour: 20 - 23 October. Tours begins at 7pm and are approx 90 minutes in length.

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HORSE & CARRIAGE RIDES TOURS INDEX
 

Horse and Carriage Tour
Experience romance, relive history, and see the world at a slower pace - the old fashioned way. Take a ride in a horse drawn carriage at the Cochrane farm on the outskirts of Peterborough, or have the team pick you up at King Bethune House and take you on a tour through the downtown where you can see our many heritage buildings.

The horses are beautiful, elegant and strong, and the carriage is a classic vintage model, perfect for romance and weddings. It is also wonderful for an anniversary, allowing the time and intimacy to reminisce.

Check into your room, tale the private tour and complete the day at one of our local downtown restaurants such as Electric City Gardens where Chef Toby will prepare a seasonally delightful repast featuring local foods with excellent wine.

Your room has a complimentary coffee/tea bar and sodas, and corkscrews are provided. Book this tour for a relaxing weekend in the country with the luxury of the guest house and fine dining downtown.

The tour includes accommodation for two nights with breakfast each morning, complimentary coffee/tea bar, a 1 hour horse and carriage ride, and dinner at one of our downtown chef-owned restaurants. A bottle of wine or a pot of tea will welcome you to the guest house.

King Bethune Room or Queen Bethune Room, two nights stay with full breakfast, tour and dinner $548 *Early bird special $509

Spa Suite, with sauna, steam, private garden hot tub,two nights stay with full breakfast, tour, and dinner $848 *Early bird special $749

Package Tour prices do not include taxes, gratuities, liquor at the restaurant. Dinner value is $100. *Early bird specials are paid in full when reserved - No Refunds.

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REGULAR ROOM RATES
King Bethune Room or Queen Bethune Room: $159 per night for two prople, $129 for One

Spa Suite:   $299 per night for Two, $225 for One

Please ask about special rates for 3 day mid-week stays, extended weekend stays and corporate rates. Our Package Tours offer terrific value when travelling locally. Save money by purchasing a package. (Tax and gratuity not included in rates) Longer stay rates are negotiable in advance

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