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Cottages at the Water's Edge

6419 W. Lake Rd., Vermilion, OH 44089
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

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
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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

Akron, Ohio
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

My sisters and I were looking for a place to take our parents for their 60th anniversary and I found the cottages at Water's Edge in Vermilion. We rented the "Guesthouse" for two weekdays and were delighted with the entire experience. The Guesthouse is probably the original farmhouse on the property so this was no small cottage. It has a... More

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Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2010

My family visited the cottages last summer, and I just made my reservation to go back this summer. My three children love the beach, meeting new friends and the nightly fun around the fire pit. It is a wonderful family environment and the owners are especially kind and welcoming. My favorite thing is the simplicity of the darling cottages. A... More

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Cortland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2009

My husband and I rented the 3BR cottage called The Rose Cottage. It had 2 bedrooms with double beds and one with two bunk beds. My sister and children could not make it down , so we had all this room to ourselves. We also had a privat patio area that had a beautiful garden and patio set (with a... More

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usa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2009

This place is beautiful and very close to many attractions, but don't let that fool you. The bigger cottages had an ant problem when we were there. We dealt with it but it was hard to have an appetite when they are crawling all over the boxes of food. It is a family environment. The owners allow alcohol but look... More

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

Wow! Not sure what this is all about. I don't recall rounding up our guests to make them sit at the fire! We spray the grounds for ants and spiders yearly. If we see any evidence of ants when cleaning we intervene. Our guests need to tell us if they see a problem and we will take care of it.... More

Windsor
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3 reviews 3 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2006

We recently stayed at Cottages at the Water's Edge in Vermillion, Ohio. The cottages have a great location - 15 minutes away from Sandusky and less than 1 hour away from Cleveland. You can have the perfect mix of beach holiday, amusement park attractions and big city fun. The cottages are relatively inexpensive so they are small and pretty basic... More

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Additional Information about Cottages at the Water's Edge

Also Known As:
Cottages At The Water`s Edge Hotel Vermilion
Cottages At The Water`s Edge Hotel
Cottages At The Water's Edge Ohio/Vermilion
Address: 6419 W. Lake Rd., Vermilion, OH 44089
Location: United States > Ohio > Vermilion
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty lodging in Vermilion
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cottages at the Water's Edge is 4 miles west of Vermilion, 40 miles west of Cleveland, with 400 feet of private sandy beach and 10 vintage cottages. The cottage by the lake is America's classic summer getaway...time is the precious commodity of a cottage at the water's edge. ... more   less 

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