Mellow Lane Bed and Breakfast

Port Dover, Ontario

Mellow Lane Bed and Breakfast

About Mellow Lane Bed and Breakfast

Come and stay at the elegant Mellow Lane Bed & Breakfast, perfectly located in the heart of the historic Port Dover. Enjoy our warm hospitality and discover one of Canada's loveliest towns and a national historic district!

Mellow Lane was originally built circa 1871 for military officers and their families. This beautifully restored home is open for the first time as a Bed & Breakfast. Original plank floors, a large veranda and lovely antiques bring you to a time past. New pillow top European plush mattresses, duvets filled with silk, LCD flat screen televisions and air conditioning bring you to the luxurious present.

Whether you are looking for some fun with a kindred spirit, a romantic getaway or a cultural adventure, Mellow Lane is the perfect starting point for all your activities in Dover. Located one block from shopping, spas, galleries, museums, and surrounded by historic sites, you can walk to your heart's content.

Enjoy a full course breakfast in our dining room or on the veranda, followed by a day exploring the area, shopping, golfing, cycling or strolling through history. Then relax on the veranda with a cool drink while you watch the horse-drawn carriages go by. Fill your evening with fine dining and excellent theatre or a starlit walk by the lake.

With ample free on-site parking, enjoy your entire stay and never drive anywhere if you wish! Relax in the front or back gardens or stroll through the historic neighbourhood. Picnic by the river or lake, or walk in the multitude of parks. At Mellow Lane we want make your stay as stress free as possible so let us know if we can arrange tours, spa visits or dinner reservations on your behalf.

Our three course specialized breakfasts will fill you for your days' adventures. Coffee, tea and light refreshments are available anytime, breakfast is served at 9 a.m. Breakfast will vary throughout your stay, always containing a selection of juices, fresh fruits, yogurts and breads, a savoury hot entree, sweets or cheeses and steaming hot drinks. Local and organic produce will be used when available and in season. If you have any special dietary needs or allergies, we will try to accommodate all requests with a few days' notice. We specialize in vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free and peanut free!

There's something to captivate everyone's interest in the stunningly beautiful setting of Port Dover.


Mellow Lane Bed and Breakfast

Mellow Lane Bed and Breakfast


The Cocoa Bean Room

Everyone who enters this room feels inspired.

The Nutmeg Room

Warm in a variety of rust, sage and caramel tones, you feel part of the outdoors when you relax in the queen-sized room.

The Vanilla Bean Room

Located on the main floor, steps away from the veranda, living area and dining room, this is a beautiful room for those who wish to avoid extra stairs! "Vanilla", in layers of creams highlighted by a dark background is a...

Mellow Lane Bed and Breakfast Attractions

Golfing at numerous local courses
Hiking on Lynne Valley Trail
Swimming in Lake Erie
Fishing in Lake Erie
Boating on Lake Erie
Lighthouse Summer Theatre
Casual and fine dining
Day spa
Beach side activities
Bird watching
Canada Day celebration
Corvette Fever
Friday the 13th

Terms & Conditions

We are a smoke-free environment and adult oriented but children are welcomed if you or your group reserve all rooms.
When making a reservation, please remember that we are making a commitment to you and you are making one to us.

Check in time is 4 to 6 p.m., or as arranged; check out time is 11 a.m. daily.


If you cancel with less than ten days' notice, and we are not able to rebook your room, your deposit will not be returned. Alternatively, based on availability, you may use your deposit for another date within the calendar year.

If you cancel with less than five days' notice, you will be charged half the room rate for each night booked if we are unable to rebook your room. Alternatively, based on availability, you may use your room charge for another date within the calendar year.

Cancellations are understandable, and we will make every attempt to rebook your room; however, our business depends on confirmed bookings to succeed.