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Spectacle Lake Lodge

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202 Spectacle Lake Road, Barry's Bay, Ontario K0J 2C0, Canada
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Kingston, Canada
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33 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Bedroom in lodge looked very nice, but bed was rock hard to sleep on. Kept waking up and having to turn over as sides getting really sore from hard mattress. Also disappointed that the rooms had no Wifi. You could get very limited internet in the dining room, but it didn't work most of the time. We got a room... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The parking lot smells like raw sewage the food taste bland and service is very poor the waitress would bring was a high chair for us. The buffet is old cooked food with very little choice. The host is very cold toward outsider will not make eye with and you get ignored the whole time you are there.

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Bracebridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Great for a quiet getaway. Basic but very comfortable, had a room facing the lake with a nice deck, steps to the beach. Food is excellent, stayed here before and enjoyed it and wanted to return. Was not disappointed. Staff very friendly and helpful, and it is close to the town and that has some treasure so explore.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Spent one night in August Didn't know that rooms 1 to 5 are not facing the lake. Other rooms face the lake which is beautiful It was very basic accommodation ...and I mean BASIC! Room 5 had some doors connecting it to a side corridor was was a bit weird and scary at night.

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Bolton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Spectacle Lake Lodge is an unpretentious no frills resort just east of Algonquin Park between Whitney and Barry's Bay. There are several cottages, all facing the water and some lodge rooms. It is a quiet and pretty place featuring a small kid friendly beach complete with paddle boats, canoes and life jackets for guests' use. The attractive dining room overlooks... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We have stayed at Spectacle Lake Lodge a number of times, and always had a great experience. This time couldn't have been much better, with excellent weather, plenty of time to enjoy the beach, swim, and use the free kayaks and canoes. This lodge is a great place to go for a quiet, relaxing getaway. We (my wife and I,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We spent a night here last week, while passing through the area. The property is beautiful, sited on a south-facing point on pretty Spectacle Lake. The grounds are professionally landscaped and impeccably maintained. There are both a sandy beach and a nice flat rock point. All of the cabins are very close to the water and have great lake views.... More 

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Trenton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We brought my aunt here while she was visiting from England to give her a taste of the true Canadian experience. The cabin was lovely, the food was fantastic and the service was above and beyond. She is still talking about her time at Spectacle Lake Lodge and wishes she hadn't been too chicken to come swimming! She's planning on... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husbanc and I have stayed here in the winter (never in summer). The snowmobile trails are great and the scenery is beautiful. There is a lodge and several cabins. We have only ever stayed in a cabin. They are very clean and met all our needs. Our cabin had 2 bedrooms, a washroom and a small living area. Besides... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We snowmobiled to Spectacle Lake Lodge and overnighted along with another couple. We booked two rooms in the main lodge. The accommodations were comfortable, clean and quiet. We enjoyed drinks at the bar at the end of our ride and had dinner that evening. The food and service is excellent. The staff made it enjoyable and were attentive to any... More 

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