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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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Baltimore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

. 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Toronto, Canada
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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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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Thanks to research and reviews we knew what to expect, and the experience from Thursday to Sunday when we checked out exceeded our expectations! What a beautiful resort, made use of the trails everyday, kept our fireplace stoked day and night since it was a bit cool. Clean cottage, rustic in just the right amount and kitchen stocked with all... More 

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

Hello and and many thanks for sharing your warm and generous thoughts about Elmhirst's Resort. It's always the highlight of the week when a guest notices the part of the Elmhirst's experience which seem special to us but aren't necessarily the first things people notice. We can't tell you how much it means to the team members when guests notice... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Our wedding at Elmhirst Resort was fantastic! We had so many guests coming up to us letting us know how much they loved the resort. The owner (Steve) was fantastic and very flexible and super responsive. The staff was fantastic during the event and the food was delicious. The property was also beautiful and offered so many beautiful places to... More 

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

Thanks you very much for the kind posting. We were honoured to be part of your special day and we are so glad it was the occasion you were hoping for. It was great to be part of a celebration with so many great friends and family members. Best wishes for much happiness in the future... More 

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