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Fort Qu'Appelle, Canada
Reviewed 22 October 2016

So great you are planning your next trip back, before you have even left the property! Comfortable and cozy rooms, Gourmet meals prepared from their gardens, a excellent spa and friendly staff and owners! Close to Ottawa but far enough away to feel like you left..... Quiet, walking trails, perfect get away for weekend or event. I wish I lived...

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StrathmereStaff, Front Office Manager at Strathmere, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review! We hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 October 2016

Spent a day at the Wellness Retreat with the 'Stretch, Soak, and Savor' package. Started off by having lunch at the café. I had the fig and goat cheese flatbread which was fresh and used local ingredients. I loved it! Lots of flavor. I also had the flourless chocolate and pear torte which was good. I took a walk around...

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StrathmereStaff, Front Office Manager at Strathmere, responded to this review

Hi K B! Thanks for the lovely review. I will make sure that our yogi Jenna and Retreat staff see this review. Hope you will come back soon. Cheers!

Jasper, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about Strathmere! Our wedding was September 24, 2016 and was held in the Lodge. We spent almost 2 years agonizing over details, and exchanging way to many emails with the wonderful team. Lisa was assigned as our coordinator, and has been nothing short of amazing. We had a lot of requests - some trickier...

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StrathmereStaff, Front Office Manager at Strathmere, responded to this review

We are so thrilled to hear how happy you are with your wedding! We will pass this review on to Lisa as well! Once again congratulations! Cheers!

Reviewed 24 August 2016

They gave us the wedding of our dreams, all of our guests were extremely impressed and everything was smooth. Linda our wedding coordinator did an amazing job ensuring that we were aware of what was going on at all times. The food was AMAZING! Thank you so much!

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StrathmereStaff, Front Office Manager at Strathmere, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful wedding! We will let Linda know about this review! Once again, congratulations. Cheers!

Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The new Retreat is Ottawa's best new spa. All of the areas are spotless and tastefully appointed. The Renew package is totally worth it! From the reservation desk, to the café, from the yoga instructor to the esthetician, every part of the service was first class! You made my day!

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StrathmereStaff, Front Office Manager at Strathmere, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! We hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We had a most delicious meal at Strathmere House. The food is from surrounding gardens and farms. There were an assortment of homemade teas, lemonade and specialty drinks along with a list of wine from Wineries from Ontario. All the meals were fresh, and delicious. The young chef has Travelled all over the world in order to discover new dishes...

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Strathmere_Ottawa, Public Relations Manager at Strathmere, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your incredible Strathmere experience Louise! It's wonderful to hear you've enjoyed our garden-to-plate fare, service and the casual atmosphere our teams work hard to provide within The Retreat at Strathmere. We look forward to your next visit! May we suggest you next try our Picnic For Two package and dine in the great outdoors? You'll LOVE...

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I had the spa retreat lunch. Beautiful to look at and the flavors just explode in your mouth sending your taste buds to food heaven. Grilled fresh vegetables on top of a thick slice of artisan bread that's topped with fresh goat cheese. On top of all this are two poached eggs cooked to absolute perfection and the whole dish...

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Strathmere_Ottawa, Public Relations Manager at Strathmere, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful Retreat Café experience Joan! We hope to see you back soon for more mouthwatering garden-to-plate meals this summer. Be sure to make some time to also enjoy our patio with friends for Weekend Fun $5 Happy Hour on Fri. through Sun. from 1pm-4pm too! See you soon, and thanks for your support.

Long Sault, Canada
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I was a guest at Strathmere Inn on June 15th and 16th. I went to spend some time alone, get away from the stress of my job, and pamper myself a little. This was the PERFECT place! From discussion with some of the staff, it seems the inn is very busy on weekends with weddings (a total of 9 over...

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Strathmere_Ottawa, Public Relations Manager at Strathmere, responded to this review

Thank you Donna_Ray for sharing your wonderful Strathmere getaway experience! We look forward to seeing you back soon to enjoy our Retreat Spa & Café again (or for your next escape with friends). Thanks for spreading word of Strathmere's amazing staff, service and facilities! We love hearing your feedback!

Reviewed 14 May 2016

If you are considering a visit to a spa in the Ottawa area you won't go wrong spending time at Strathmere Spa and Retreat. Already well known as a memorable wedding location, this beautiful country setting has added in a spa and restaurant. I can speak to the delicious meals served by a talented chef, using local produce. The "icing...

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LiveWell_TanyaF, Public Relations Manager at Strathmere, responded to this review

Jennifer T, Thank you for sharing these kind words of our talented Chefs, skilled Aestheticians and friendly staff! We aim to create an unpretentious, relaxed experience for our guests visiting The Retreat at Strathmere and we're so glad you've enjoyed your time in our Spa & Café. It's wonderful to hear you've been recommending us to others, and we thank...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2016

9 of us ladies recently went to Strathmere to celebrate a special birthday and we stayed in the School House which has 6 bedrooms, a small kitchen and living room. We booked the Celebrate, Renew & Grow package and absolutely everything from our various spa treatments, awesome food, beautiful grounds, fire pit, etc. were outstanding. We cannot say enough about...

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LiveWell_TanyaF, Public Relations Manager at Strathmere, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your amazing Strathmere experience Cathy! We're thrilled that you choose our property to celebrate a special birthday together, and look forward to your return (the hot tubs and nature trails await you this spring/summer!)

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  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Strathmere is Ottawa's unique 200-acre country retreat and corporate getaway site. Since 1979, we have created an exceptional environment and hospitality services for many occasions, and host thousands each year for Ottawa weddings, meetings and social events. More recently, we have added a 6,000 square foot spa and wellness retreat to the property. The Retreat at Strathmere provides full Aesthetics spa treatments, daily yoga classes, and features a cafe serving organic, field to plate food, along with wine and beer. The grounds have also been expanded to include outdoor baths, fire pits, resting areas and walking trails. Located in the heart of our extensive acreage, our physical facilities include historic Strathmere Inn, 2 additional major event sites, three charming residences with 34 bedrooms, and bright and airy meeting rooms overlooking the meadows and gardens. We support these facilities with fresh, local and seasonal menus, accommodation, event planning and administrative services. We invite you to experience the new Strathmere! Celebrate. Renew. Grow. ... more   less 

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Address: 1980 Phelan Rd W | North Gower, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Ottawa
Number of rooms: 34
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“All great!”
 of 5 bubbles CLC2929, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is not meant to be a review of the Inn at Strathmere, just of the Spa”
 of 5 bubbles jennifertW9591HH, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“If you are a group, the School House is great!”
 of 5 bubbles Cathy7285, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I wanted an "off the grid" vacation so not sure about wifi, but why would anyone want it when you have so much more to occupy your time.”
 of 5 bubbles KathyM431, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Fridges in rooms are available if you ask for them when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles LizM503, 19 Oct 2013 | Read review
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