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Forest Motel & Woodland Retreat

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2.5 of 5
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2941 Forest Road, R.R. 4, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6S5 , Canada
Forest Motel & Woodland Retreat
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Ranked #3 of 17 Hotels in Stratford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, Ontario
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the nondescript name and logo. This retreat is top-notch. Rooms are clean and tasteful, with added touches like popcorn and hot chocolate, plus dishes/cutlery etc. Hot tub is fantastic...private, surrounded by woods, and very romantic. The atmosphere looks and feels like you're in the Muskokas or even in BC. Friendly, professional hospitality from owners. Can't say... More 

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Warkworth, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I recently needed to find a hotel in Stratford at the last second when my sister was admitted to a local hospital. I booked late...online. My GF actually did it for me. Their check in time limit was 10pm but she talked to the owner and he agreed to meet me at about 10;45 or so. It was a litle... More 

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Ancaster
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12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

To be quite honest, I'm not sure I want to write a glowing review because this place is so good, I don't want to have to compete with others to book it, or encourage an increase in price! We have been in the summer (2014) and just recently in the winter, and have to say that this place just nails... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Despite the cold weather it was warm and cozy inside. The room had many amenities including a microwave, fridge and Keurig coffee maker. Our king size bed was very comfortable and warm. Unfortunately because of the extreme cold we were not able to utilize the ground with cross country skiing or snowshoeing but it is a great plus to staying.... More 

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Waterloo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This was a perfect romantic getaway for my partner and I. Being outdoors people, it was great to do snow-shoeing and cross country skiing on the 30 acres of forest, and see so many little birds and animals. Our hosts were also so accommodating, helping us get all our gear and making sure we had everything we wanted while giving... More 

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Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I recently took a job in Stratford and had the pleasure of staying at the Forest Motel for a month. The owners and staff were the best!!!! very friendly and always made sure i was taken care of. The room was beautiful and comfortable.and always clean. Thanks for the great stay.

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London, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

8 of us women stayed here for an overnighter. The owners were truly wonderful and allowed us, not only an early check-in but a later check-out time. We booked the 2 cottages that are joined together and with that booking we had access to the 2 saltwater hottubs. It was exquisite! Our rooms were spacious with absolutely everything we needed... More 

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Orillia, Ontario, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This property is well worth the visit! It is right on a river and a wonderful place to relax! The rooms are lovely.....especially the ones with the wood ceilings! Very clean and well equipped. The continental breakfast is served in a quaint and cozy dining area and the muffins are homemade!!! Very helpful and efficient staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The place is beautiful. We were so close to the town of Strafford and yet we were surrounded by the forest. The king room was spacious and beautifully decorated. The bbq available for the guests was an asset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at Forest Motel for 2 nights and it was exactly what I was looking for. Scenic location outside downtown but close enough to walk to a plaza if needed. Use of barbecue, canoes and bike definitely added value. They have a bonfire every evening which is a nice touch. The owners are very friendly people who strive to... More 

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