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Cottages at the Water's Edge

6419 W. Lake Rd., Vermilion, OH 44089
Cottages at the Water's Edge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for only one night, and will definitely go back for many more. Cottage was "vintage" but clean and comfy. Owners were so nice. The weather didn't cooperate, and we couldn't swim on the beach, but we spent time walking the sands.

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Auburn, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My husband and I stumbled upon this amazing gem while looking for a last minute hotel to stay in during our wine tour. The cottages are so quaint and right on the water, what views! We stayed in cottage #4, tiny, clean and perfect, it had everything we needed. It's like stepping back into time. The owners were so nice... More 

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Alliance, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in Rose's Cottage for a weekend getaway. It was charming and very clean. The view of the sunset over the lake is amazing ! The owners were very nice and welcoming. We had lots of privacy at the cottage as it was on the end and away from the other ones. We couldnt get wifi... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed for a week in cottage #9. My husband,myself, my elderly mother and 5 year old niece. It was enjoyable for us all. No comfort problems for mom (walk in shower) and plenty to keep niece busy, between swimming & play areas. Retro style cottage has all you would need, the point was to get away from work, emails... More 

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Rolla, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Spent weekend at cottage number 9 with seven of my family members mid May . The cottage reminded us of grandma's house out in the country with the added bonus of beach front view. The grounds were well maintained and very family friendly. The couple that run the cottages were very friendly and always helpful. The cottage was very clean... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Great place for families. The owners have religiously kept a 1950s vibe to the place. It is like time travelling into Mad Men on the lake. Great place for kids of all ages with games provided on the beach and in the garden.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We have stayed here 2 times before and every time it has been an excellent stay.People are Great and the grounds are well taken care of.It's been a new adventure every stay with many return guests.Love the seclusion ,beautiful sunsets, fire at the fire pit and access to other adventures close buy.We would love to return again.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

My in-laws rented the guest house for a week, and we came for a long weekend. The house was clean and in good condition. The kitchen seemed to be fully equipped and the bathrooms were relatively updated. There was plenty of room outside to play games, and the beach was a lot nicer than I thought it would be. The... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I have been coming here since before I could walk. I love this place, as does my family. Close to everything, fires by the lakeside, quiet family atmosphere. Nice beach. I have so many fond memories of this place. I highly recommend it.

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Kouts, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We arrived after a 4 hr drive, and were very disappointed in the "plywood box" (those were the owners own words) that we were shown.The foundation consisted of unsightly rotting wood all around the bottom and when we complained about the strong smell of urine inside, we were told thats just the smell of wet plywood. The cushions on the... More 

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cottages_house, Owner at Cottages at the Water's Edge, responded to this review

The Rose Cottage is one of our most popular cottages. Yes, it is 60 years old, but that is what gives it its character. The cottage IS made of plywood but what is wrong with that? It doesn't have a urine smell! The cushions were set up on the couch after vacuuming. We offered this couple another cottage and they... More 

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