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Elmhirst's Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   RR #1, Keene, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Ontario K0L 2G0, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Keene
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Salt Spring Island, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd like to publicly thank the staff and management of Elmhirst Resort. My extended family and I stayed in a 3 bedroom cottage in early June for a wedding. We enjoyed swimming in Rice lake, playing tennis and volleyball, and our youngest enjoyed the playgrounds. Breakfast in the restaurant was delicious and our server was friendly and professional. A beautiful... More

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Peterborough, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fourteen of us attended the Monday buffet lunch and we all enjoyed it so much. We were seated at the window with a beautiful view of Rice Lake. The food was excellent and and there was so much to choose from. The beef was raised on their own farm. After lunch we went for a pontoon boat ride, which was... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We attended a group event for 20 people. Dinner Friday was Coq au Vin which consisted of tough chicken in a broth like sauce (no spoon to put the sauce on the rice). Dinner Sat was a choice of pasta or roast beef. Beef was precooked and sliced with a slicer with slices rolled together and heated- not the prime... More

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

As part of our holiday to Canada we spent a wonderful week at Elmhirst Resort. It is such an excellent base with so much to offer. From sitting on the deck outside your cottage with your feet up to taking a sightseeing tour of Rice Lake in a float plane. From the moment we arrived till the moment we left... More

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Arnprior, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Attended for a conference. Service very polite and genuine. Food quality good and many ingredients produced on site or local. Great to see a family business continue. Bar is neat with sports and aviation memorabilia. Seaport, grass strip.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We attended the 2014 EOAR event - the Food especially the Hearthside Dining Restaurant, Accommodations and hospitality were excellent. Cottages were cozy, clean and comfortable with amazing view of Rice Lake. Enjoyed a day at the Spa, and want to say a special Thanks to Deana for making it a great day. The Elmhirst family were very warm and welcoming!

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Toronto, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Back from a wonderful girls' weekend. Amazing private wine tasting at Elmhirst Resort was the highlight of the weekend. Peter was an incredible host. What a unique experience. Our cabin slept 10 very comfortably. Resort was easy to get to. We will go back.

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Aurora, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This is definitely the place to bring your family for March Break! Every day there were planned activities, and the resort has all of the outdoor activities and equipment one could ask for. Everybody was really friendly and hospitable. We have a child with a nut allergy, so the only downfall is that they use nuts in their kitchen; limiting... More

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Georgetown, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My Husband and I LOVED it here!! Everyone one was genuine, friendly, and more than willing to do everything to make your stay comfortable, happy...and leaving you with a sense of not wanting to leave, and wanting to come back. They had the most amazing, delicious food, and cozy cute cottages I have had the privilege of staying in. Everyone... More

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Fort Loramie, Ohio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

We have already booked our week long vacation here for June 2014!! We really enjoy coming here from Ohio. There is something for everyone to enjoy. My husband and 13 year old son enjoy fishing, both off the docks and taking a pontoon onto the lake. The girls and I (ages 3, 8, 10) love swimming in the 2 pools,... More

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

Thanks very much for sharing your families experience. We always look forward to the return of our guests from Fort Laramie, Minster, and others in that area code….you bring the start of summer with you! Counting the days to June 2014…... More

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Address: RR #1, Keene, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Ontario K0L 2G0, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Otonabee-South Monaghan > Keene
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Elmhirst's Resort 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Lakeside cottage resort open year round. Fully equipped cottages with fireplace, kitchen, TV & DVD, internet; BBQ deck & dock. Dining room & Pub on site; indoor & outdoor pools; boat & motor rentals; fishing guides; golf; tennis; sightseeing flights; horseback riding; walking & biking trails. Massages & Spa services. Guided ATV & snowmobile safaris; wine tasting & farm visits. Ideal for family vacations, getaways, weddings, groups & corporate meetings. Family owned & operated. Catering to international guests. ... more   less 
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