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Elmhirst's Resort

#1 of 2 Hotels in Keene
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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Peterborough, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Family friendly. Cabins are fully equiped and if you need anything they will do their best to help you. Food in the lodge is great! Friendliest staff, great accommodations and the spa is the tops. Can't wait for my next visit!

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Campbellford, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful staff , food and facilities, we were here for a tourism seminar. Organizers obviously picked this place because they are doing it all right. Great selection of local craft beers Church-Key Brewing Company, Publican House and Smithaven😉

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

Hi John, Thanks ever so much for the kind feed back. It gave us a "Bautista bat-flip" type of feeling!

Keene, Canada
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We had our Annual Fire Department Dinner on February 20, 2016. What an Absolutely Fantastic Meal !!! Everything was perfect and delicious. There was even a cake made especially for the occasion. The waiters and waitresses were outstanding, we were well looked after. Thank You So Much to Gregory, Steven and the rest of your staff for a wonderful evening.

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Caledonia, Canada
Reviewed 23 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 3 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 27 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 19 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 2 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 17 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...

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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
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: €170 - €311 (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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