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Ontario
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent two weeks at Grail Springs during the Finding You, and Happiness themed weeks. I've been home for about a month and I still feel amazing. Two weeks at Grail Springs peeled the ugly notions away and let my old self blossom. I truly feel great. I keep waiting for the downward lull (it's overdue) but I'm going strong!... More 

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1 Thank mlh101
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I accompanied a girlfriend but was apprehensive about the no coffee, no alcohol, vegaterian venu. After a week in this magical place you become transformed physically and mentally . Most guests (12) arrived alone but quickly bonds formed between all of us. Meals were fabulous and treatments were relaxing. I highly recommend this amazing spa- for as long as you... More 

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Region of Waterloo, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has taken me some considerable thought and time to write this review, as I want to be clear on how powerful the impact of adventuring into the "unfamiliar" Grail Springs healed, shifted and ultimately allowed me to see perspectives I never thought possible. Grail Springs is my saving grace. First let me tell you I am a 25 year... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique property with allot to offer but much work is needed to improve customer service, food excellence, overall consistency, and room maintenance (see attached photos). I asked to move twice but there was no resolution, remorse or gratitude provided (which was worse than the lack of paint in the bathroom). At the end, I paid a 5 star rate for... More 

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Barbara S, Guest Relations Manager at Grail Springs Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. Each thought you have shared will be addressed by our team so that we can offer the best possible experience at our retreat centre. I appreciate your feedback regarding your room and Grail will be on top of these issues as part of its Christmas break maintenance and upgrade program. With only 13 suites... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I recently spent 4 nights at Grail Springs. I specifically was seeking a place of rejuvenation, rest and relaxation. This is not a hotel with a spa, it is a holistic retreat. The property is gorgeous, centered around a lake and beautiful forest. I entered my room and there awaited my robe/slippers, a handwritten card, detox tea, bath salts &... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

There comes a time in life when you need to recharge, regroup and become reconnected with one's self. Grail Springs is the perfect spot to detox, eat healthy, dump the caffeine, avoid alcohol, pamper yourself and relax. This magnificent property is set amongst 100 wooded acres and sits on a pristine alkaline lake that is motor-free. Check in was easy... More 

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1 Thank Bill D
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I just returned from two nights at Grail Springs. There are so many positives. The property is beautiful with many quiet places for introspection and reflection. The spring-fed lake was unlike any other Ontario lake...so clean and magical to swim in. Don't expect puff and buff spa treatments here...they have unique offerings focused on physical and spiritual... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My sister in law, friend and I just got back from a weekend of relaxation at Grail Springs Wellness. I wasn't sure what to expect but what a beautiful place this was to get away for some 'me' time. Now the food was Vegan/Vegetarian and I'm a meat eater so this was going to be interesting. Some things were great... More 

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Decided I needed a mental and physical break for a few days and booked last minute. My room was great with a balcony overlooking the gardens and the lake. I feel so nourished when I leave. The food is all vegetarian, but is so fabulous, I don't miss the meat. Awesome yoga classes each day with different instructors, so nice... More 

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Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A charming resort on the shores of Lake Chalice, offers the use the SUPs, canoes and pedal boat. Daily meditation and yoga classes offer a variety of practices. A vegetarian menu of delicious meals, snacks and elixirs. Outstanding spa, healing and energy services. A nightly sky bright with stars!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing is Canada's premiere holistic wellness destination where guests enjoy all-inclusive programs with daily yoga, meditation, life classes, spa therapies, special events and evening guest speakers. The 13-room plus 2-Eco-Tabin retreat centre specializes in PH balanced vegetarian diet, detox, juice fasts, outdoor adventure and spiritual experiences designed for healing and rejuvenation. Located on the shore of pristine Chalice Lake near Bancroft, Grail Springs is 2.5 Hours from Toronto and Ottawa, Ontario. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grail Springs Retreat

Address: 2004 Bay Lake Rd, Bancroft, Ontario K0L 1C0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Bancroft
Price Range: €226 - €282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Grail Springs Hotel Bancroft
Grail Springs Resort
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“Any room is meant to be your room”
 of 5 bubbles 979colleenr, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick rooms in the new wing that tend to be much larger.”
 of 5 bubbles ownthisplace, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lakeview room is worth it. I stayed in room 13 & saw room 9. Both have lakeview, fireplace and private balconies.”
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 of 5 bubbles Weescot3, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 13 is great, big with an amazing view. The only drawback is the shower curtain, it has a tendency to leak.”
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 of 5 bubbles BillD108, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Definitely chose a lake front room”
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