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Elmhirst's Resort

1045 Settlers Line, Keene, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Ontario K0L 2G0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Steve and his staff made my son's wedding a perfect journey. We had a destination wedding with out leaving the country. The food was second to none and cottages had everything we needed. The pastry chef created a desert table that took my breath away. We could not have asked for a better experience. John

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

Hello and thanks kindly for your posting about your son's wedding at Elmhirst's Resort. The very most enjoyable days in the hospitality business are joyous family occasions like weddings. You are blessed to so many lovely friends and family, your son's wedding was a very memorable one indeed. Steve puts heart and soul into his weddings and we will make... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Elmhirst Resort for a lot of years and 3 generations of family. They always have something new every year to surprise us. The Elmhirst family treats us like one of their own and we feel like Elmhirst Resort is a second home away from home. The accommodations are always outstanding and the grounds perfectly maintained.... More 

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Baltimore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Son married his sweetheart at Elmhirt's last Friday & a happy occasion was made better by the folks who put on the wedding there. They can't take credit for the beautiful weather or setting BUT they have developed the site so guests get added joy from the natural setting. Steve Elmhirst was the key to making the plan that... More 

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Trenton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from a week long stay at Elmhirst Resort. We had a wonderful week! Even though a few things in our cottage weren't working (i.e. Wifi, tub jets), we still really liked our 3 bedroom cottage (4) and its location, close to the beach, the pool and the main building. Our bed was very comfortable and numerous ceiling... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We have visited Elmhirst Resorts off and on for 17 years. A wonderful place to relax and recharge. The resort is a great place to vacation with family offering something for everyone. The highlight of the week is playing bingo with Wilma! We are booked for next year -can't wait!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our family stayed at the Elmhirst last week and we all had a wonderful time. I have 4 children ages 9-16 and all of them had an incredible time. The view is fantastic. The staff is wonderful and friendly. The amenities are plentiful for a family with lots of children. My kids took full advantage and swam in the lake,... More 

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your posting. Its great to hear you enjoyed so many of the personalities around Elmhirst's Resort; we try hard to find people who can provide genuine hospitality. Some of those kids were my very own.... We were thrilled to hear you enjoyed the lakefront and the recreation facilities. We have been blessed with a mainly beautiful... More 

Chatham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

. Cottage 22 Wonderful time. Our third year and booked for next year. We really enjoyed the garden tour. Picked up a few good pointers about vegetable gardening. The surroundings are kept up very well. Lower step on side entrance a little shaky. My wife was a little afraid that it would break having just had knee surgery

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

Hello and thanks very much for sharing your experience at Elmhirst's Resort. We sincerely appreciate your continued patronage and will try to give you an even better experience next year. And Bob could conduct garden tours for many years without running low on helpful tips. We are currently researching materials and design elements to bring some changes to the cottage... More 

Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We recently stayed for 4 nights in a 4 bedroom cottage. This resort is wonderful and I'd return in a heartbeat! Gorgeous lake views, private dock, tons of space, huge variety of activities and all the indoor comforts such as wi-fi, TV and extremely comfortable beds. The staff were the friendliest people and would stop and chat and make your... More 

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for taking the time to share your experience. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at Elmhirst's Resort! I understand your observations about Rice Lake. It has high water quality and a unique nutrient rich biology which provides great fish habitat and world class angling. This week the Province of Ontario is promoting "Family Fishing Week"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I've eaten here before when visiting from England, but this was my first experience of the Sunday brunch and it's amazing!!! It's a fixed price, help-yourself buffet, but like no buffet you've ever seen before. It doesn't matter what your preferences, the choice is staggering and you will come away with a very full tummy. Cereals, preserves, salad bar, seafood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It exceeded expectations for a romantic weekend. Wonderful scenery, service, accommodations, and activities have given us wonderful memories, allowing us to escape and enjoy one another as well as nature. We rented a beautiful cottage on the lake. Both bedrooms had a beautiful view of the lake, there was a wood fireplace, with free wood available at the cottage. The... More 

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