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Opinicon Resort Hotel

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RR#1, Elgin, Ontario KOG 1EO, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 3 Elgin B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Freeport, Maine
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

My family has been going to Chaffeys since 1923. WE first use the hotel's water pump for fresh drinking water. In the 50's we would have the occasional evening meal, and in the 60's we started staying for one or two weeks in August. When Mr. Cross passed in 1999, the hotel started its downward spirial. The property is spliced... More

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Kingston, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

I would agree with other reviewers that this resort needs a major refurbishment. It is charming in its setting and the staff were very nice, especially our waitress but the approach by water is quite weedy and with the pool closed there was nowhere to swim. Its a quirky place - no wine or beer served but ashtrays everywhere. I... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

My family has been going for many.many years to the Opinicon. This was the last year. It is ready for the doors to close. It is such a sad thing to watch this once thriving resort die a slow death. The guides are still wonderful on the lake, the help at the Opinicon are so friendly but the place is... More

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135 reviews 135 reviews
59 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

The Opinicon has been around for almost 90 years, but sadly....it is on life support. As they say...."The value is in the land." Opinicon's 50 or so acres remain beautiful, but resort buildings, most particularly the main lodge, are severely dated and worn out. The swimming pool was closed for vague reasons. That said, despite the filthy dining room carpet,... More

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Additional Information about Opinicon Resort Hotel

Address: RR#1, Elgin, Ontario KOG 1EO, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Elgin
Swimming Pool
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Ranked #3 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Elgin
Number of rooms: 41
Also Known As:
Opinicon Resort Hotel Ontario, Canada - Elgin

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