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Colonial Bay Cottage Resort

2.0 of 5 Cottage   |   2218 Route # 60, Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2J6, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014
Mark B Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ajax, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

After visiting Colonial Bay twice last year for a couple of 3 day junkets, we came back this year for an entire week. (See earlier review I did titled "A Slice of Heaven"). This year we stayed in one of the motel rooms with a kitchenette. The kitchenette has a 2 burner stove (no oven) and a larger fridge than... More

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Toronto, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Before coming to Colonial Bay, we read the reviews in Tripadvisor and after visiting it, were glad to see that obviously a lot of work has been done in the past few years. We rented Cottage #8 (the 3 bedroom cottage), the rooms were clean, small and very basic (normal for a cottage, I would assume), there was a new... More

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ColonialBay, Owner at Colonial Bay Cottage Resort, responded to this review

Hello Elena, Thank you for your thorough review of Colonial Bay and your stay. It is great to have comments by someone who is such an avid tripadvisor user and your comments help make us even better. We are pleased to hear you found the cottage upgraded, clean and well supplied. Likewise we are thrilled you found the sand bottom... More

London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Thank you to the owners of this lovely site for a wonderful stay. They were very accommodating and really helpful in advising us of what to do and where to go to eat etc. The location on the lake is beautiful and the free use of the canoes and pedalos was most welcome. The room was spotless and had everything... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We (naively) planned a random 3 day trip to Muskoka in mid April. Unfortunately when we got there we found the place pretty much shut down (frozen lakes = no canoeing, shut down trails etc) And yet, this was such a cosy little place that we enjoyed our stay nonetheless. The free wifi, dog-free environment, wood burning fireplace with easy-burn... More

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York, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

After an fantastic drive from Ottawa through the Algonquin National Park we arrived at Colonial Bay Resort on the outskirts of Huntsville. We stayed in one of the four adjoining motel rooms which were a good size with two double beds. On site were a number of chalets for other guests. The resort is on the Peninsula Lake and free... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

We had a great few days here. It was so relaxing and felt like our own personal garden and lake. The breakfast baskets were cute. Having use of all the sporting and aquatic equipment was fun. Even though other rooms were taken, it felt private.

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Dallas, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This little gem, on Rte. 60 on the way to Algonquin Park, is run by the nicest people ever - Nicolle and Bruce are friendly, accommodating, warm, thoughtful, wonderful hosts. The cabins are very clean and basic -perfect if you are looking for the cottage experience of your youth. We loved the open waterfront and campfire, the lovely people, the... More

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ColonialBay, Owner at Colonial Bay Cottage Resort, responded to this review

Debra, thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. It was wonderful to welcome you back to Colonial Bay again this year. Being close to Kawartha Dairy is great for that mid afternoon or after dinner ice cream run!! Do you think the tubing qualifies to burn off the calories? Bruce & Nicolle More

Ajax, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We came to Colonial Bay for a much needed break from the rigors of city life and found that Colonial Bay was just what we needed. We were welcomed like family by owners Nicolle and Bruce and they felt like family by the time we left 2 days later. The accomodations were perfect and clean, the property was well maintained,... More

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ColonialBay, Owner at Colonial Bay Cottage Resort, responded to this review

Mark Thank you for your review and kind comments about your stay at Colonial Bay. Nicolle and I hope all our guests enjoy Colonial Bay the way you did - stress free and low key. Fall colours are amazing and usually peak late in September although it does change each year. Great photography opportunities exist from the dock looking over... More

London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Lovely place to relax by the lake. It was fun to use all the water equipment. Getting our breakfast in a basket was really cute. Great sleeps. So much space around the cottages to play sports and relax.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We spent 3 days at Colonial Bay for some much-needed time away from the city, and were quite happy we chose this resort. The motel room was very comfortable and suited our needs nicely. The swimming was great, and just sitting in the Adirondacks at the water's edge was enough to wash away the stress of every day life. There... More

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Address: 2218 Route # 60, Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2J6, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Huntsville
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Hotel Class:2 star — Colonial Bay Cottage Resort 2*
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Conveniently located close to Algonquin Park and Huntsville on the shore of Peninsula Lake. Individual year round lakeside Cottages and Suites. Family friendly atmosphere. Summer activities; boating, swimming, canoeing, hiking, campfires & waterskiing. Winter activities; ski, snowmobile, skate, snowboard. Cottage amenities; fireplace, kitchen, air jet tub, wireless internet. ... more   less 
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