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Carriage Ridge Resort

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90 Highland Drive, RR#1, Barrie, Ontario L0L 2L0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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near Toronto
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56 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed once before many years ago - on a sales weekend - where we went to the time share presentation. This time we just rented a one bedroom for the weekend (2 nights) to attend the mountain bike race at hardwood hills - which is very close - 5 minutes. The appt had everything we needed and was spacious... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time as a family, while we spent 4 nights at the resort. Accommodation was top class and well maintained. The reception at the Front Office was good and worthy of praise. They were detailed and explained about the facility with patience. The entire holiday went well, with only one drawback - the wifi at the resort... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard about this place through friends going before. Their impression wasn't great, but we decided to give it a try after further review.A little confusing at first between Carriage Ridge and Carriage Hills and required for us to call to see what the suble differences were. We were glad we ended up with Carriage Ridge. It appears the resort... More 

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Tara W, Manager at Carriage Ridge Resort, responded to this review

Hello John A, Thank you for sharing details about your recent stay. We are sorry the fireplace was 'between seasons' and you were missing the soap amenity. It is pleasing to know you enjoyed your condo-suite unit and Wye Marsh. Thank you for being our guest, we appreciate your business and hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Tara More 

Toronto, Canada
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We are from the big city. Once in a while we come here for a short weekend getaway. In the last 5 years, we have been here about 5 times. Pro: Great location. Prefer the one/two bedroom suite with jacuzzi vs. Hotel Room. It is definitely worth the extra bucks. It is triple the size, much quieter when then place... More 

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Tara W, Manager at Carriage Ridge Resort, responded to this review

Dear FearlessNinja, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to welcome you back to Carriage Ridge Resort! Thank you for sharing your thoughts about why you enjoy the condo suites. We apologize for the limited wifi service and we hope this can be improved in the future. We appreciate your business and thank you again for posting your comments. Kind... More 

Plainfield, Illinois
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40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stayed in a one bedroom unit with a pull out sofa. The rooms were spacious with a nice size full kitchen and granit tops. Huge bathroom which included a jacuzzi tub & shower. The condo was clean and nicly decorated, but all of the exterior were in need of maintenance (paint that's chipping/ stairs in a bad shape etc...).... More 

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Tara W, Manager at Carriage Ridge Resort, responded to this review

Dear agatha w, We were delighted to recieve your review about your stay in January. Your comments about the size of the condo-unit and amenties are sure to be helpful to future guests. We understand your comments about the building exterior and we look forward to some projects getting underway this spring and further into 2015. Thank you agian for... More 

Whitby, Canada
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

What a wonderful place to stay, everything we could ask for. Rooms are spacious and huge. Pool and hot tub so great. Horseshoe Valley minutes away. The Crazy Horse Restaurant has fantastic food and you must have their sticky toffee pudding...outstanding..

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Tara W, Manager at Carriage Ridge Resort, responded to this review

Hello AHB1961, Thank you for taking the time to post some comments about your recent stay and pointing out the size of the condo-unit, the pool and hot tub and how close we are to Horseshoe Resort. We hope guests will use your tip about the toffee pudding! We appreciate your business and hope you will return soon. Kind regards... More 

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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The place is nice and convenient to get to. There are lots of activities and restaurants. Well mannered staff and great service. I stayed there a few times before. I especially like a full kitchen and a jacuzzi tub in the room. It makes the room a part of the vacation experience. The only thing I'm not too impressed with... More 

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Tara W, Manager at Carriage Ridge Resort, responded to this review

Dear Randy W, It was kind of you to post a review and share information about your stay. We are pleased you continue to find the condo-unit amenities really make a difference to your vacation experience. Your comments about the exterior are well founded and we look forward to improvement projects planned this spring and further into 2015. Thank you... More 

Canada
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Large well equipped rooms right there on the hill, it's just across the road to get to the Cross Country trail system. Super clean pool and games room, out door BBQ's You can rent skis and get a trail pass for under $40 We will be back next season, Thank You!

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Tara W, Manager at Carriage Ridge Resort, responded to this review

Hello 878HELP, Thank you for sharing comments about your recent ski getaway. We are pleased to know you enjoyed the great ski conditions at our ski in ski out resort. Thank you for visiting the pool and letting guests know about the BBQ's. We appreciate your business and hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Tara More 

Burlington
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I rented a 2 bedroom unit here for a week in January. The description says there are 2 pull out couches, they are the worst pull out mattresses EVER!!! Basically just springs covered in fabric so putting the mattress on the floor wouldn't have helped. We called the front desk and they said they have mattress pads because this is... More 

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Tara W, Manager at Carriage Ridge Resort, responded to this review

Dear Laura M, We are very disappointed to see your review with the numerious issues and concerns you have described. I welcome your call should you be open to giving a few minutes of your time. I can be reached directly at 705-835-5858 ext 2626. We are very sorry for the experience you have described here. Kind regards, Tara More 

Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had a great weekend stay at Carriage Ridge Resort. We rented a one bedroom unit that had a fully equipped kitchen a separate bedroom with a king bed and a living area with a queen bed pull out couch. It is a little dated in decor and entertainment and the free WiFi was slow but it was clean and... More 

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Tara W, Manager at Carriage Ridge Resort, responded to this review

Dear BJ-Canuck, Thank you for sharing a description of your unit and the resort location. We are sorry the wifi is quite slow but really pleased to hear you enjoyed the ski in ski out location to Horseshoe ski runs! Thank you for choosing to stay at Carriage Ridge Resort, we hope you will return soon. Kind regards, Tara More 

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