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Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages

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903 McRae-Hay Lake Road, Whitney, Algonquin Park, Ontario K0J 2M0 , Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

July 17th we had to abandon our campsite for the evening in Algonquin Park because of relentless rain. We started out to find dry place to sleep for the evening. Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages had an ad in the Algonquin Park newspaper, so we made our there and found this little gem on the lake. There was one cabin... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Cedar point cabin for 3 nights. What a nice place! The bed was very confortable, the kitchen well equipped, the fireplace ready for us to use, ... Every little detail was well thought of. But the nicest parts are the porch and the little private terrace with barbecue and dock. Ideal also with our 10 months... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here a couple days with my daughter. The staff were extremely nice and the cabin was perfect for us. The cabins are extremely clean and very well taken care of. Breakfast each morning was wonderful. Very quiet place if you are looking to relax.

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - I was so pleased to be part of your daughter's birthday wish! You certainly took advantage of every opportunity to see wildlife. There seems to be less quiet in the world and I'm grateful it is still so peaceful here. You are welcome anytime you want a getaway. Thanks again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most fantastic stay at Hay Lake this June 2015. We had expected good things before we arrived but cabin no.5 surpassed our expectations. We barely heard anyone else whilst we were there (even though all of the cabins were occupied) which was perfect as we were looking for some down time and privacy. The beds were very... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

How nice of you to take the time for your Trip Advisor review. It is always such a pleasure to see people enjoying the lake and the beauty of Algonquin. I'm glad you enjoyed your cabin - the next time you can try a different one or keep it the same! Thanks again for your kind words. More 

Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely cottages all with a view at the Lake. Surrounded with beautiful nature. Erin made sure we had all we needed during our stay. The cottage was very clean and fully equipped. Breakfast every morning was a treat and don't forget to try the Cider! It was our first Canoing experience and we loved it. Thanks again Erin... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you; I very much appreciate your kind review. I thought it was so lucky that the day was so beautiful for your canoe trip and lunch. Your little shoes are hanging by my computer as a reminder of your stay. I'm glad you found some peace and rest while you were here. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spend 3 nights at Erin's place and we had a wonderful time! Erin's welcoming was perfect, the lodge has everything you'd want with plenty of place and calm. Every lodge is in front of the lake and has his BBQ. Erin's took time to show us how to do kayak and canoe. The breakfast brought to the lodge every... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is very helpful to give other people an idea what it is like here. It was a pleasure getting you started on the kayaks and canoes. There are so many wonderful places in the world, but I do hope someday to see you again. Thanks again for your review. More 

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Our family enjoyed staying at Hey Lake Lodge and Cottages so much! The place is heavenly beautiful, the ground so well kept, nature and the lake like from the postcards... The Cabins are clean and comfortable, have everything one might need. Our party of 3 received cabin upgrade from our host Erin, for our family reunion - such a nice... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have you here. Watching you all have a chance to visit, catch up and enjoy being together is one of the rewards of operating Hay Lake. Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your cabin and your stay. I am lucky to live here, and glad to share the beauty of the... More 

Oakville, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

When the weather and the flies do not cooperate on a vacation, I am inclined to become grumpy and critical. In this case, to offset the poor weather, the physical environment was beautiful, the cabin delightfully cosy and the delivered breakfasts a treat. Erin and her staff were thoroughly gracious hosts, the canoes and kayaks were well maintained and a... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

What a charming review. Thank you so much for sharing with TripAdvisor. The weather was a bit on the dull side but I know Algonquin Park is special to you, and I'm glad you were able to enjoy yourselves. I'm happy to know you enjoyed the breakfast - I have to agree that any day that starts with a croissant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Fantastic place and fantastic people.It's like to be in a fairy tale,waiting to arrive the fairies of the forest... The lodge was perfect,the good and generous breakfast complete the nice stay in Hay Lake lodge. Andrea ,Manuela and Andrea jr. from Italy

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a Trip Advisor review - I love your description! It was a real pleasure to see how much you and your family enjoyed Algonquin, and the kayaks, and the barbecue. I think you would enjoy Canada in the winter very much. I hope we'll meet again someday. More 

Rigaud, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We stayed in Cottage #5 during the third week of May and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We appreciated the special features of this cottage, including the king-sized bed, bathtub, wifi and screened-in porch. Breakfasts were beautifully presented and delicious. It was an easy drive into Algonquin Park, where we were thrilled to see several moose.

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

How nice of you to send in a review. I really appreciate you taking the time to let others know about your trip. I"m glad you enjoyed cabin 5 - the screened porch is like a room on the lake isn't it? It was great that your efforts in Moose Watching were so well rewarded. Thanks again for your note,... More 

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