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Taboo Resort

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1209 Muskoka Beach Road | RR 1, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1R1, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have a time-share cottage at Taboo and it is wonderful. I have been coming up for a decade now and the resort always has excellent customer service. Wide range of activities for all ages and good food, my favourite being the outdoor seating above the ski school (Boathouse restaurant). It's a wonderful place to come with a family of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I are staying at Taboo for our anniversary this evening, and while we love the room and the view, we are quite disappointed at the resort overall. For $400/night our expectations were much higher. Looking out of our room there are beer bottles and pizza boxes littered along the bottom, there are stains on the carpet throughout... More

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London UK
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79 reviews 79 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived here having checked out early from the resort we had originally booked, which had proved very disappointing. The check in process was chaotic and it took 45 minutes for our bags to be delivered to our room, but from that point on everything was great. Our 2 bedroom Platinum suite was fantastic, with a deck overlooking the lake... More

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Tsawwassen, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At the prices they charge, I would think the rooms could be better cared for. I am still at the resort now and have reported the grungy bathroom. Looks like a shower in a Super 8!! Yuck! They say that they have been so busy they did not have time to fix things up - that is a bit lame... More

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Anne W, Public Relations Manager at Taboo Resort, responded to this review

Hello Jim B and thank you for taking the time to also post during your stay while you are still our guest at Taboo Muskoka. Wanted to make sure you were aware that was our Executive Housekeeper who personally came to the room yesterday and met you to address the shower. While it certainly doesn't excuse a small grout problem... More

Toronto, Canada
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127 reviews 127 reviews
96 hotel reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Taboo Resort. We only stayed for one night, but were very happy with our experience here. We were upgraded to a room with a view of Lake Muskoka, and our room was spacious, well-equipped and had some nice upscale touches. The location is fantastic, sitting right on the edge of the lake with lovely... More

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Anne W, Public Relations Manager at Taboo Resort, responded to this review

Hello eyetotelescope. Thanks very much for reviewing Taboo Muskoka for other TripAdvisor readers. Very glad you felt "welcomed from the minute you arrived." We do also strive to create that balance between modern and classic Muskoka so we truly appreciate you noticing it. With a username like yours we do hope you might return to us sometime and try an... More

Bowmanville, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a top notch resort . The staff are friendly and helpful. Best of all the food is extraordinary. Taboo Golf course is challenging with the nuances of a fairly modern professional type course design. The Sands is a nine hole course which is is lovely and mature with many challenges. I preferred this course but I am a... More

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Anne W, Public Relations Manager at Taboo Resort, responded to this review

trevalac9, we really appreciate you taking the time to post and dub us "top notch" for other TripAdvisor readers. Glad you were able to play both our top-rated Taboo giolf course and our 9-hole Stanley Thompson course, The Sands as well, which is great for families and recreational golfers. We've also passed your review on to our "friendly and helpful"... More

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for the Culinary theatre this past long weekend, and it was the worst experience ever in my life. I was told it was a new chef, but that is no excuse for low quality, poor tasting food, as well as ill-prepared food (I saw most of the (prepackaged) food emerge from saran wrapped steel containers-I think they fried... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Culinary is questionable... And the theatre was non existent. The price however was outrageous. We only watched a silent chef plate food that was pre prepared - not what I would call theatre. Wine pairing was a train wreck as the flavors in the food were not enhance by the pairing..... The whole show should have been given the hook....... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a 3-day special at Taboo and stayed in the Lakeview Signature suite. Based on the special price I found it good value compared to other Muskoka resorts of the same quality. The view was splendid, we enjoyed every minute looking out at the Lake and seeing the islands and the cottages on them. The room size was excellent... More

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Anne W, Public Relations Manager at Taboo Resort, responded to this review

middleadgedyuppie, thank you for coming up to spend some of summer 2014 with us and sharing your review with other TripAdvisor readers. Pleased you found us "good value" for our Muskoka destination. And especially happy to read you were able to get out on our nature trails and guided activities. More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing family vacation! we all agree that we have not seen any resort in Canada and the US that offers so many activities! Yoga by the lake, wine tasting, golf and tennis lessons, nature walks, fitness classes, boat cruise, all kind of watersport,astronomy, etc.. the list is so long I can not name it all. We are staying at the... More

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Anne W, Public Relations Manager at Taboo Resort, responded to this review

timesharefan Ottawa, Thank you so much for taking the time to post Taboo Muskoka resort and restaurant reviews while you are still staying with us. Your enthusiasm for our variety of resort activities shines through for other TripAdvisor readers. We do look forward to welcoming you back next summer. More

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Address: 1209 Muskoka Beach Road | RR 1, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1R1, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Gravenhurst
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Taboo Resort 4*
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Taboo Hotel Gravenhurst
Taboo Resort Gravenhurst, Muskoka District

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Taboo Muskoka Resort is located right on beautiful Lake Muskoka, only 90 minutes north of Toronto. A year-round retreat, Taboo is known for its personalized service, sleek modern accommodations, championship golf, polished spa, summer Culinary Theatre dinner event, refined meeting spaces and exceptional location. This Muskoka gem is an ideal place to relax and have fun while enjoying dozens of activities ranging from tennis and snowmobiling to guided trail and boating adventures with Resident Naturalist Robin Tapley. ... more   less 
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