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3063 Muskoka Road, Hwy 169, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
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Bala Bay Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, ON
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a preamble, I checked that we stayed in Nov 2013 because that was the option, but our stay was July 2007. If Kim has gone, or wised up this review may no longer apply. I hope either of these have happend. The potential for this Inn is high and the chef, Mackenzie Taylor, was outstanding. Our first impression was... More

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Muskoka District, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

From the outside, it looks classy and inviting, as you get a little closer and walk in—things take a drastic turn. Everything about this restaurant was wrong. Dirty, sticky tables, super-bright lights that blinded you, friendly wait staff—but not attentive at all. The tables and chairs were so uncomfortable, homemade and designed in a such a way that our legs... More

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toronto
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79 reviews 79 reviews
24 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stay here every year bc we attend a concert at the Kee, which is right across the road- so we like it for that convenience However, this hotel really needs some attention. It was raining and the eaves troughs were leaking badly up to the front door. Our room was fine but even with the AC unit running, it... More

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Keswick, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While there was no room at the Inn for us to stay, we did come for dinner. It was super-busy time just before a show at the Kee and they happened to be short-staffed that evening. We sat inside in a glassed-in corner, perhaps a little too far out of the way and were overlooked for quite some time. Once... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night to see a concert at the Kee.... Pleasantly surprised by staff attentiveness and hospitality. Vehicle broke down and we were very well taken care of here by Gen until we could get our vehicle towed. Love this place and love the staff... Thank you again Gen, you're clearly the heart of this hotel.

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here, and most things met or exceeded my expectations. I know the area very well, but had never stayed here before. The common areas of the hotel are quite attractive; dining room, lobby, lounge, bar and patio. The hotel has a great sense of history and is well located, centrally in Muskoka. That said, it is... More

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Oshawa, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This was my first time in the Muskoka area and it was a surprise night away with my boyfriend at the Bala Bay Inn and the Tim Hicks show at the Kee. Upon first arriving at the hotel, you can tell that it has tons of character! Oh and can I mention how comfy the little couches are in the... More

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Oakville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Just spent the weekend, yet again, another fabulous stay!! The food here is FABULOUS, the staff are bending over backwards to make sure your happy. Would not stay anywhere else but this hotel!!! Thanks Kim;)

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Bala-Bay-Inn, Manager at Bala Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback Karen! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay, and that you felt very accommodated by the staff here at the Bala Bay Inn. We are also so glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal in our restaurant! As stated in our Mission Statement, as a staff we strive to make our... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Got married at Bala Bay Inn last weekend and I just want to say a BIG THANK YOU to everyone there! Special thanks to Tania and Shayla for helping me every step of the way. We had our reception in both the lounge area and dining area and things operated so smoothly! As the bride, I didn't worry about a... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Bay Bala Inn , used to be a great place to stay. They had their own excellent pizza place on location. They had a Juke box and a pool table. There use to be picture of the stars who played at the Kee To Bala concert hall on their bar room wall. You could bring guess up to your... More

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Additional Information about Bala Bay Inn

Address: 3063 Muskoka Road, Hwy 169, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Bala
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Bala Bay Hotel Bala
Bala Bay Motel
Bala Bay Inn Ontario - Muskoka District

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