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Bala-Hy Motel

3017 Muskoka Road 169, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
Bala-Hy Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Spent one evening here in August 2014. This motel is quite dated, and the rooms are small, with only the most basic amenities. However, it is clean, the staff are great, and the location is fantastic. They also have small lakefront cabins available at the back of the property, which we were unaware of when we booked. Next time we'll... More 

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Toronto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Bala Hy Motel was a bit of a run down place. The rooms are very small. There is no regulation of the hot water and so if you're in unit 7 and someone flushes the toilet in unit 1, you're going to get burned. Everything is outdated. This is a very affluent area and huge for visitors. I'm sure the... More 

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Very nice quaint older motel, with a great location.They had our rooms already for our group, and gave me an update on their planned arrival. Very hot water, in the shower, which my wife likes. The staff were friendly and courteous. One room had a odd odour, so they just switched them to a bigger room. The lake, island and... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Bala-Hy Motel for two nights while hiking and exploring the area. It could not be cleaner or better maintained. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable and fresh smelling. The lake in the back is beautiful with a lovely little island and beach, where we could have spent half... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We stayed here on two separate trips, 1 night each, in the past few weeks. Each time we just needed a place to sleep and park our bass boat/trailer overnight. We were in the area to enjoy some fishing on Lake Joseph and Rosseau nearby. Reservations by phone were a breeze. The reservation team is very accommodating and courteous. During... More 

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Perth County
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

My wife and I with 2 kids booked here for my daughter's wedding and when we got here I thought it was going to be less then I hoped for. the Hy isn't a new place and I have never been fond of strip type motels but I changed my mind with the Hy! The staff is absolutely great and... More 

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Huntsville, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

You can walk to the Kee from here and the beer store is right next store. Older place but rooms are clean and it has a nice waterfront out back with a firepit and beach. Stayed here when seeing Hedley in Bala. Lots of concert goers stay here so sort of a tailgate party atmosphere. Cheaper prices considering theres only... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2010

i love this motel, friendly staff, good rates, would definitely return! i stay here whenever i see a concert at the kee

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