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Ridgeway, Canada
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

As with many first time bookings I was somewhat surprised by the Inn. The stairway to our room was steep which made carrying bags up/down difficult and the hallway was poorly lit making it difficult to unlock the door to our room. On the plus side the bed was very comfortable, the room provided coffee maker, small fridge and real... More 

Thank Calex50
Region of Waterloo, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I am trying to book this again but it is fully booked for the days I like. We were here Last year, very impressed. Fantastic view, friendly owners, beautiful decoration. The owner cooked very nice breakfast. I really wanted to stay there again! The owner provided a lot of information on local dining and sightseeing. They can also be your... More 

Thank Ariel L
Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We stay at B&B's regularly and this is one of the best. Our hosts were not only friendly but very interesting to say the least. Great conversationalist with an excellent knowledge of the area and it's activities. The building is full of history and charm. Rooms were clean and comfortable. If you like water activity, hiking or just kicking back... More 

1 Thank mazda32300
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95 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

It was a real privilege to stay at Portage. If you are looking for modern chic then move on in your search because Portage is full of history and is presented in a style appropriate to the building. The rooms have comfortable beds and all you need but have the addition of being a little quirky with undulating wooden floors... More 

Thank WiltshireMandy
Kitchener, Canada
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This B & B is on a long, winding road (North Portage Road) but the destination made up for the drive. The building dates from 1889 and we had a lovely room with a lake view. I went for a walk around the grounds and came to the front and was surprised by 3 deer grazing on fallen apples just... More 

1 Thank India1959
Peterborough, Canada
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80 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

I held high expectations for my visit based on the reviews and the photos of the gorgeous gardens, but learned that the chalet is a very different property from the Inn. It runs independently as an 'efficiency unit' and required us to clean up at the end of our visit. We noted that the previous guests had not cleaned very... More 

2 Thank JanTravels_4
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

A lovely place, quiet, with excellent style. It is a long walk down the hill to the water, but otherwise, one of the nicest places in the area. About ten minutes from Huntsville, and be clear about the directions! The owners are on site, and very interesting and helpful.

Thank Peter T
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

I can not praise this Inn highly enough. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome. We were given lots of handy advice and tips on everything to get the most out of our visit including local areas to visit and eat. The owners were very friendly and took plenty of time to aquaint us with... More 

4 Thank Steve A
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I stayed at the Inn with a large group of friends in late May. We were the second party ever to rent the inn as an entire unit (as opposed to renting individual rooms), and it couldn't have worked out better! For example, the fully equipped commercial kitchen made preparing food for the group and cleaning up after a breeze.... More 

1 Thank Alex M
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40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

A lovely rustic old Inn with all the modern convieniences. Rooms are large with comfortable firm beds. We had a small fridge, plates, wine glasses, cutlery, a kettle for tea and a coffee maker. The owners are top notch. Very friendly and accommodating and they serve a fantastic home cooked breakfast that keeps you full until dinner. We will definitely... More 

2 Thank Picfire

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic Portage Inn Bed & Breakfast (1889), owned by authors Nancy and Sidney Kirkpatrick, sits on a beautiful 5 acre waterfront property on Peninsula Lake in Huntsville Muskoka Ontario. Each room has a large full bathroom of its own en-suite. One room has a view of the lake and another has a large jacuzzi tub. Traditional breakfasts are provided but special diets are available upon request. Also on the property is a chalet that sleeps up to 13 with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 kitchens and 2 living/dining rooms as well as a Muskoka Room, laundry room and 2 decks looking over the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portage Inn & Cottages

Address: 1563 North Portage Rd, Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2J6, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Huntsville
Price Range: €109 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Portage Inn & Cottages 2.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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Portage Inn & Cottages Hotel Huntsville
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“Not recommended for anyone needing assistance. Room facing the lake lovely with large bathroom and spa tub.”
 of 5 bubbles Calex50, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every room is different and stylish”
 of 5 bubbles 144ariell, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a lake view and it was amazing.....”
 of 5 bubbles WiltshireMandy, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The rooms at the front of the house overlook the water and are really nice. However, all of the rooms have great, large bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles J8783JRalexm, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We have stayed twice. Room 7 was large with a large bathroom and a wonderful lake view. This time room 2 (Wild Rose) doesn't have a view of the lake but has a king bed, as opposed to Queen. It's hard to pick a favourite. Both are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles Picfire, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
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