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McRae-Hay Lake Road, Whitney, Ontario K0J 2M0 , Canada
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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D.C.
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place. Great and friendly service. Privacy with a personal touch. Beautiful lake -- marshes, rocky shore, islands, partly in Algonquin Park. Terrific breakfasts. Interesting other guests. Good canoeing and fishing. My wife and I have vacationed here repeatedly.

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

Thank you for adding your feedback on Trip Advisor. When you first started coming, I"m not sure Trip Advisor had even started! The customer reviews though really make a difference. You are so right about our wonderful lake - there is so much to explore. I think the Fire Pit on the deck has been a place for interesting conversation... More

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just spent a week at Hay Lake Lodge. We stayed in cabin 5. Its a large cabin for just two people but we loved it. We had our own private swimming area and dock. We like are privacy and lots of room and this cabin had it all. We had breakfast delivered to our porch every... More

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

Thank you for the lovely feedback. I thoroughly enjoyed your visit and am so glad it met your hopes for your holiday. It is always a pleasure to share the beauty and quiet of Hay Lake with people who enjoy it so much. I know it's a bit far for an annual Birthday visit, but I do hope you'll be... More

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hay Lake Lodge and the surrounding grounds are one of the most relaxing and beautiful places I've visited. The hospitality of Erin and her team is incredible. She takes great care and attention to ensure that guests enjoy every minute of their time there. She also helpfully arranged kayak lessons (offered by the lodge) and horse riding tours for us.... More

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

Thanks for taking the time to post such a thorough review. It was fun to see how completely your family immersed themselves in the opportunities - and Doug enjoyed the lessons with your children! I have to admit I love the pine logs of cabin 1 and am glad you enjoyed your cabin. Your husband proved how good fishing from... More

2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at cabin 6 again this year . Its a lovely secluded cabin that is charming,well appointed, clean ! I can honestly say that as soon as we drive into the lane and open the doors I feel that I can breathe easier . Sitting by the lake listening to water,watching the loons swim by and... More

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

Thanks for the lovely thoughts. I know how much you enjoy spending time with your family up here at the lake, - but I thought you expressed that feeling of rest by the water so well. It is always good to see you and I look forward to your visit next year. Thanks for the helpful feedback. More

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I enjoyed our first visit so much that we have booked again for next year. Cabins are cozy and clean. Loved the breakfast that was brought to our cabin every morning. Kayak lesson was a lot of fun and the lake is beautiful. We went up to the main lodge in the evenings to sit by the... More

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback. It was so pleasant visiting with you at the Fire Pit. I hope you'll try the cheese flight again next year - we've been working on pairing cheeses and wines. I'm glad you enjoyed your kayak lessons - you get extra points for trying the wet exit! Thanks again for your review - your... More

London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband found this Lodge purely by chance, and what a great find.This is the place for you if you want to unplug, rejoice in the beauty of the province and its parks, enjoy nothing but the sound of the breeze through the trees , the paddle dipping into the water, and the loons on the lake.Wish we could have... More

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

Wow, I love your description - A place to breathe! Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions. I really do believe we all need a time out now and then, and I'm glad you found one here. The loons on the lake are a definite bonus. I hope you'll be back for a longer visit, and thanks... More

Guelph, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing place...beautiful views, comfortable cabins with great amenities, kayaking, canoeing, fishing with loons to sing you to sleep. Breakfast is delivered to you door every morning and the hostess and staff are friendly and helpful

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

Thank you for your review. It was a real pleasure to visit with you and your friends. I think the new fire pit will work well as a conversation centre. It would be great if you could return for a longer stay - you seem to enjoy the kayak and there is a lot more lake to see! More

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful stay at Hay Lake Lodge. My wife and I had a great time... relaxing, quiet, peaceful. The setting was beautiful and the view of the lake breathtaking. Breakfast each morning was super as well. The environment reminded us of our 20+ years with our own cottage. For us, it brought back great memories. Erin and her crew... More

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

Thank you for adding your review. More and more of my guests tell me Trip Advisor is a big part of their selection, so your words make a big difference! I'm glad you enjoyed Cabin 2. I love the pine panelling and the cozy screened porch. Of course I think Hay Lake is the perfect place to bring a kayak... More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haylake Lodge was a great quiet getaway up North. We spent a lot of time searching for a place to go, and finally settled on Haylake Lodge. The Lodge is on a quiet and beautiful lake. The cabins themselves are meticulously maintained and spotless. There is lots to do, whether relaxing outside your own cabin or going out on the... More

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

Gee thanks! It is so satisfying when a guest "gets" what Hay Lake is about. The two of you seemed to relax the minute you walked toward the cabin. I'm glad you liked Cabin 5 - you noticed that all the cabins are quiet, but we give a special name to 5 and 6 because they have that extra degree... More

Guernsey, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I and our teenage son are touring Canada and have just spent two nights at Hay Lake Lodge after a hectic week in Toronto. It was wonderful to enjoy some peace and quiet in such a beautiful location, yet only a 15 mins drive from Algonquin Park. Erin responded promptly to our emails and everyone was 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 time on your travels to send us a review. It was a short stay, but we were glad you could join us. I do think you made use of every minute! I'm glad you enjoyed the breakfast, and found Cabin 4 to your liking. Traveling means lots of planning and being pleased with your... More

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Address: McRae-Hay Lake Road, Whitney, Ontario K0J 2M0 , Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Whitney
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Hay Lake Lodge And Cottages Ontario/Whitney

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