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Portage Inn & Cottages

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1563 North Portage Road, Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2J6, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 20 Huntsville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Canada for my honeymooon, and several months before going I shooted a lot of questions to Nancy, and she always answered me very kindly, one of the best hosts I have ever had in a hotel. They are very interesting people and incredible hosts, unfortunatelly they had to go for a book conference, but they left the... More

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Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for one night in Room 5. This is a beautiful old inn and our room had two big windows facing the lake (and another facing the road). The room and ensuite were well-furnished and very clean. Jaqi was very friendly and welcoming (the owners were away when we were there). Breakfast was great; we had... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We stayed at the Inn for a Family weekend and had marvelous time. We travelled with our dog and were all welcomed! Every single detail contributed to our perfect vacation – rooms were nicely set up, very clean and had everything we could wish for; delicious food and great location. We went to the Arrowhead park one day and then... More

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Uxbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Portage Inn B&B is set in a beautiful secluded area with nothing around. It has a cozy cottage feel and isn't urbanized at all. The staff are amazing! Very friendly, will help with anything, really care about the place and want you to have a great visit. Rooms are beautiful, and the house itself is gorgeous. I would recommend this... More

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Pickering
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Wonderful two night stay at the end of January. Beautiful rustic charm in this 1889 Inn but still with all of the modern conveniences. A fabulous breakfast is served to you (at your choice of time) by Jaqi and Jayne in the main room..It was like eating in an antique store. Beautiful old tables, chairs and dishes. Very large bedroom... More

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We enjoyed two nights at Portage Inn in Oct 13. Friendly welcome, hospitable staff & owners, local tourism/restaurant info provided, excellent size & comfortable room, excellent breakfasts, lovely views & large garden for walks or relaxation beside the lake. Would recommend & would stay again ourselves.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We stayed two nights in mid December, during a major snow fall. The owners and staff were wonderful to deal with. They were were friendly and very helpful. It was nice to find a resort where our small dog was welcome as well. The price was extremely reasonable and included a sumptuous breakfast. If you like the ambience of an... More

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Los Osos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Gorgeous location on Peninsula Lake. Owners Sidney and Nancy were warm and welcoming and very helpful. Sidney gave us a great cart ride through the Autumn colors and a divine boat ride at sunset on their silent solar powered boat. Peaceful reading time out by the lake, amazing stars at night. The great-room is cozy with a huge fireplace and... More

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We stayed at this marvelous "home away from home" in July. The hosts, Nancy & Sidney were warm and welcoming showing us the premises and area.Telling us the history of the Inn as well as showing pictures of the old boat and train. The Inn is fabulous old comfort and charm! From the wide plank floors to the tongue &... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We stayed for one night (two adults and 2 year old daughter). We really appreciated the owner's (Nancy, Sydney)warm hospitality.The facilities were clean and perfect. Especially, the bathroom with a spa bath was so wonderful!!! And it was a quiet and comfortable place at night. We had a lovely morning breakfast. We'll come back next year!

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Address: 1563 North Portage Road, Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2J6, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Huntsville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Portage Inn & Cottages 2.5*
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The historic Portage Inn Bed & Breakfast (1889), owned by authors Nancy and Sidney Kirkpatrick, sits on a beautiful 5 acre waterfront property on Peninsula Lake in Huntsville Muskoka Ontario. Each room has a large full bathroom of its own en-suite. One room has a view of the lake and another has a large jacuzzi tub. Traditional breakfasts are provided but special diets are available upon request. Also on the property is a chalet that sleeps up to 13 with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 kitchens and 2 living/dining rooms as well as a Muskoka Room, laundry room and 2 decks looking over the lake. ... more   less 
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