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Caledonia, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

The weekend of family day weekend I took my son and his friend there for the long weekend arrived Friday night at approximately 1030. Saturday my son and his friend went and did icefishing snowshoeing skating Saturday afternoon approximately 2 o'clock myself and my son and his friend went swimming. At approximately 3 o'clock we went to the little pub...

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

'm sorry you felt compelled to write a review despite several actions taken at the time. We may not have handled the incident to your satisfaction, having had no past experience with this behaviour. As a result of the exchange we shared our revised Code of Conduct with you prior to having all Health Club members and guests read and...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 8 February 2016

My adult daughter and I have travelled the world but when we suffered a loss in the family recently, this is the first place we wanted to land. We have friends who are on the management team but all of the other guests are treated as if they were friends. Communing with nature is another priority for us and this...

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Reviewed 4 February 2016

We have stayed here many times and have really enjoyed the ambiance and service. Top notch restaurant satisfied all of us. The cottages are well appointed and pleasure to stay in. Our kids enjoy the pool, playgrounds and trails.

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the very kind feedback. Families like yours always make Elmhirst's a brighter place to be.... Hope,to,see you again soon!

Guelph, Ontario
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The staff at the Elmhirst Resort were all exceptional. Starting with my call to book the weekend, all of the restaurant staff and everyone that we encountered. They went out of their way to assist us in any way that they could and make us feel welcome. The furniture in the cottage was a little "tired" but the beds were...

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Ulsan, South Korea
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Wanting to do something special for our 2-year anniversary, my girlfriend and I stumbled upon Elmhirst Resort, and read good things about. We decided to take a chance, and boy are we happy we did. The cabin was incredible. It was much larger than I expected, but also very homely and cottage-feeling, in all of the best ways. A wood-burning...

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

Hello and thanks very much for sharing your experience at Elmhirst's Resort. We were thrilled to hear you had a great first impression and congratulations on your Anniversary! We will look forward to seeing you again.... Best wishes for more safe and happy travelling in 2016.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I have been coming to this resort with my family and friends since I was a kid. There is a reason why I always come back and recommend to my friends! An absolute gem in the kawarthas, with rustic but modern(with free wifi) and roomy cottages only an hour and a half from the city! We had a wonderful new...

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Pembroke, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2015

The cottages are very nice. Food in the on-site pub was average at best. Bruscetta and small strip loin were disappointing. Never tried the main restaurant except for a group lunch the next day. Lunch was ok. Next time I'd take my own steaks and grill on the cottage deck using the provided bbq. Probably a very nice place but...

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

Hi Carl, Thanks for taking the time to offer your feedback and for your kind remarks about the cottages. We were very glad to hear your stay was a comfortable one. I'm sorry you found your dining experience under-whelmhing. I will share your feedback with the kitchen and service teams. Direct feedback of this kind is a very helpful teaching...

Pickering Ontario
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We spent three relaxing days at Elmhirst's Resort to celebrate a November birthday. Our one bedroom cottage was clean, comfortable and fully equipped and we had a lovely view of the lake from our deck. Wifi in the cottage was excellent. The fireplace was a welcome feature during the chilly evenings. The grounds of the resort are very well-kept and...

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

Hello Nancy, Thanks very much for your very kind feedback. I have shared your posting with our entire Resort team and it really made everyone's day. It is great to hear you enjoyed our community as well! Wishing you the very best of the Holiday Season and we will look forward to seeing you again soon....

Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Staff did a great job of putting together a women's weekend that was a lot of fun. Large cottages facing the lake were perfect for friends getting together and would also be fantastic for families. 3 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms - large living room and kitchen with your own BBQ. The food was great and the spa facilities were very...

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

We were so pleased to hear you enjoyed the Wild Women's Weekend at Elmhirst's Resort. For us its one of the most memorable weekends of the whole year. And this years posse was a particularly fun group to be around. Best wishes for a wonderful Holiday Season and we hope to see you in the New Year....

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Fantastic get away. Just right. Staff treats you like family. Awesome getaway.Well kept cabins, pool, and jacuzzi had a wonderful girls weekend. Can't wait till next time getaway. Sun rise was amazing

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lakeside cottage resort open year round. Fully equipped cottages with fireplace, kitchen, TV & DVD, wifi in cottage; BBQ deck & dock. Dining room & Pub on site; indoor & outdoor pools; boat & motor rentals; fishing guides; golf next door; tennis; sightseeing flights; horseback riding; walking & biking trails. Massages & Spa services. Guided ATV & snowmobile safaris; wine tasting & farm visits. Ideal for family vacations, getaways, weddings, groups & corporate meetings. Family owned & operated. Catering to international guests. Pet friendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elmhirst's Resort

Address: 1045 Settlers Line, Keene, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Ontario K0L 2G0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Otonabee-South Monaghan > Keene
Price Range: RM829 - RM1,519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elmhirst's Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“If there are mobility issues, there is a cottage which is only a few steps away from the diningroom and pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles LizCT, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“My husband and I stayed in cabin 32 which had a beautiful bathroom, comfortable king-sized bed, is close to the bonfire, and beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles 928carlenem, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a cottage not close to the main building..noisy AC from the kitchen and main building.”
 of 5 bubbles NAtourer, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The higher the cottage number (53 is the largest number), the farther it is from all the activities.”
 of 5 bubbles stephentW6972XS, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I was here only for breakfast but the cottages look quaint and lots of activities for a family...........”
 of 5 bubbles lyndaa2016, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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