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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great to visit for lunch after working here over 50 years ago. We had a light lunch in the bar which was efficiently served and good food. It has changed a lot since I was there. rebuilt after a fire. It is modern, comfortable and has a nice ambience.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've visited the Ripplecove hotel with my girlfriend for two nights with breakfast and one dinner included. The room and restaurant were very nice. However, two things I really frown upon. Firstly, we ordered room service and asked for dinner and two glasses of red wine. What was delivered to us was a different wine than we asked for, because...

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Red Deer, AB
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is on a beautiful site and lake views. The weather while we were there was great and the autumn colours were spectacular. We were able to take short walks around it. The restaurant is very good. Our one negative comment would be the access to the lobby from the parking lot. It involves stairs when it appears there is...

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Scarborough, Maine
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We weren’t up for a lengthy trip this Christmas, so looked for someplace relatively close to home (the Portland, ME area) to celebrate this year. We are so glad we discovered the Christmas Magic package at the Ripplecove Hotel, which is just 15 minutes from the Vermont border, less than a 4-hour drive from Portland. This special package included accommodations...

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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Discovered this place on our way back to the US from Montreal. What a wonderful surprise! The grounds are just by a lake and are very peaceful. The view on the lake is breathtaking with the autumn colors. I was lucky enough to see a family of deers in the early morning, strolling on the hotel's property. The inside of...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Ripplecove is a small boutique hotel in the Eastern Townships. Very easy drive from Montreal or Ottawa and easy to find. Lots of convenient parking. Lake side rooms have a great water view and are very comfortable. Our room had a fire place. Decor is a bit dated but tasteful. Public spaces are very comfortable. Staff is friendly and helpful....

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New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to Ripplecove at least six or seven times over the last ten years. It is our happy place where we go to unwind and be waited upon. The meals are unbelievable, the service consistently top notch, and the beauty of the setting is perfect in every season.

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Ripplecove, General Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear return guests! a heart-felt thank you for such a raving comment! I will share with the team this morning! Looking forward to welcoming you again soon! Happy Holidays!

Bristol, New Hampshire
Reviewed 28 November 2016

we went every year on our anniversary and loved the place. Wonderful rooms, wonderful grounds and excellent dining room Had to stop be cause I am partially handicapped and need an elevator. Stairs were too hard for me and I am sorry. We miss them,We were there in July many years in a row/

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Ripplecove, General Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear returning guests, I am so sad to realize that you had to stop coming to the Ripplecove because of a handicap. We will consider, of course, in future renovations, to add an elevator to the inn. Be well. Johanne

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Sure. Looks pretty, great location overlooking water. Staff very friendly. But they need some training. Also, the menus need work. Breakfast a major disappointment. Bar menu lacking. Sorry, but this isn't the best hotel in the area!

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Ripplecove, Directeur général at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

We are sorry to see that you do not seem to have enjoyed the breakfast menu. I am wondering if this was maybe before we had changed our complete breakfast offerings with our new executive chef, Joris Larigaldie. I am sure hoping that we have a chance to welcome you again. Most cordially, Johanne

Cobourg, Canada
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a great romantic inn with an excellent restaurant. The breakfast is well worth the price. The rooms and the vistas overlooking the lake will leave you with great memories We would definitely come back.

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Ripplecove, General Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely comment! We simply love reading them! Looking forward to your next visit! Johanne

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated only 75 minutes from Montreal and 15 minutes from Vermont, Ripplecove Hotel & Spa enjoys the regions premier location on a private 12 acre peninsula on Lake Massawippi, Quebec. Established in 1945, the family run luxury resort has consistently been awarded top honours as one of Canada’s finest hotels. Currently rated as a 5 Star hotel by the Quebec Ministry of Tourism and recipient of a double 4 Diamond Award for both its refined cuisine and luxurious accommodations, Ripplecove Hotel & Spa is simply one of Canada’s finest lakeside resort hotels. This exceptional hotel offers 32 luxury rooms, suites and cottages, most with lake view, fireplace and private lakeside balcony. All accommodations are individually designer decorated and offer luxurious country estate comfort in a pristine rural lakeside setting. Choose from an array of outdoor activities no matter what the season. Tennis, boating, heated outdoor pool, hot tub, bicycles; snow shoeing, skating and ice fishing are all offered on site. Nearby activities include 12 golf courses, summer theatre, shopping and farmers markets, vineyards and the internationally acclaimed “Foresta Lumina” a night-illuminated pathway and pedestrian suspension bridge located nearby at the Coaticook Gorge. If total relaxation is the order of the day, escape to Ripplecove’s Arboressence Spa, for a full range of Spa services using the internationally renowned organic Eminence Spa products. Nestled under 200 year old pine trees on the shores of Lake Massawippi, the Arboressence Spa offers the perfect setting to de-stress, detox and relax surrounded by nature. We hope to have the pleasure of giving you a warm welcome soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa

Address: 700 Ripplecove, Ayer's Cliff, Quebec J0B 1C0, Canada (Formerly Auberge Ripplecove & Spa)
Region: Canada > Quebec > Ayer's Cliff
Price Range: $241 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Auberge Ripplecove And Spa
Auberge Ripplecove Hotel Ayer`s Cliff
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“View at the lake is very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Rutgervwil, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a lakefront room”
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“Rooms overlooking the lake in the main lodge have spectacular views”
 of 5 bubbles 610charlieg, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a lake view. Some have balconies and others don't.”
 of 5 bubbles tanyab996, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cabin was a nice rental for two couples looking for a peaceful stay”
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