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Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“every morning”(20 reviews)
“yogurt”(10 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Concierge
3 Star Hotel
Naturally relaxing, first-class log Lakefront cottages, ranging in size from one to four bedrooms. Open May-October. All are completely equipped with full kitchens, gas barbecues, decks overlooking the lake and screened porches. Complimentary breakfast delivered to your cabin each...
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903 McRae-Hay Lake Road, Whitney, Ontario K0J 2M0, Canada
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All reviewsevery morningyogurtscreened in porchboiled eggsa wonderful staythe perfect hostclose to naturehomemade jamsmy husband and ifluffy pillowsthis place is a gemnice cottageannual visitwealth of informationgenerous breakfastbeautiful breakfastquiet side
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for a peaceful setting close to nature, this is the place! Our first visit to Hay Lake was on our honeymoon back in 1987, and our most recent was in June 2018. It's amazing how little has changed in those years, although...More

Thank Jan H
Response from Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and CottagesResponded 3 weeks ago

It was such a treat having you here last week. Thank you for the feedback - we definitely want to convey the timeless qualities of this tranquil lake, yet offer something as contemporary as a wifi hotspot if you need to check in - and...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Since discovering this jewel in June 2015 our family visit it regularly and many guests are repeated guests. Cabins and grounds are kept perfectly but the whole atmosphere is relaxed. When you see the owners so in love with their place, it is simply contagious....More

Thank Gordana B
Response from Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and CottagesResponded 5 August 2017

Goodness - nothing makes me feel better than a guest who comes back time after time and loves it as much as we do. Thank you for your feedback - our number one goal is to have people feel relaxed and at home here. I'll...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018

Hay Lake Lodge is a wilderness gem on the edge of Algonquin Park... the perfect destination if you are looking for peace and quiet, and great hospitality. I went for a paddle every evening, and fell asleep listening to the singing of the loons. Breakfast...More

Thank Douglas H
Response from Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and CottagesResponded 5 June 2018

My goodness - somehow my quick reply did not get posted! Thank you for the kind words - I know the days and evenings paddling produced some great pictures. Your feedback means a lot - I'll look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 22 May 2018

Hay lake lodge and cottages was an amazing experience. The place is super quiet, and the staff members are very nice. We got breakfast deliver to our cozy one bedroom cabin, every morning. The lady that runs the place, has canoes for all guest to...More

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Response from Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and CottagesResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you so much - I am always so pleased when people select Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages for their honeymoon. Thank you for the feedback - it's a great way to kick off the season!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Erin made our stay fabulous starting with the first email exchange almost a year ago. I booked cabin #5 as soon as | returned from Algonquin Park in 2016 as I was looking for more than a hotel room. I was looking for a home...More

Thank Susan H
Response from Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and CottagesResponded 18 October 2017

You planned for a long time, and I'm so glad you were pleased with the results. This is a wonderful area to visit and we want to be sure you can relax and enjoy it. Thank you for the feedback.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$200 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$200 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (156)
Room & Suite (39)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (6)
Questions & Answers
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Jean C
24 August 2016|
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Response from Erin-HayLake | Property representative |
I am sorry - somehow this question slipped past me! In general we have a no pet policy ( and yes, wildlife is a factor) but we do have two cabins where we can make exceptions. Email us if you would be interested in our Pet... More
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"Cabin 5 was amazing. I had the best sleep I have had in weeks. The bed was incredible."
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"Cabin 5 seems to have the most privacy from the other cabins. Cabin 6 has its own outdoor fire pit."
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"Cabin 6 is the most isolated one and steps from the sandy beach"
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"Wifi is available in the central lodge but not the cabins. This means you really will switch off!"
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