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The Irwin Inn

1390 Irwin Rd | Douro Dummer, Lakefield, Ontario K0L 2H0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here for one night to celebrate our ten year wedding anniversary and had a wonderful experience at this beautiful country inn. All staff were exceptional from the moment we arrived. The Inn was not full and we were upgraded to a beautiful lakefront suite. We were even provided with a take away lunch for our drive back to... More

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General Manager I, General Manager at The Irwin Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ardraleah, The pleasure was certainly all ours - we are so honoured that you chose to enjoy your anniversary back here at the Inn, the same place you enjoyed your honeymoon. Guest like yourselves who return to the Inn for such special occasions, truly make our jobs special - we feel as though we become such an important part... More

Aurora, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have never stayed at the resort but we come a special family dinner for Easter and Thanksgiving every year for about three years now. The staff is very friendly and nicely looks after you while you dine at the restaurant. The food is quite good and so is the selection. They also have a kid friendly option as well.

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Anne D. We always love to see familiar faces at anytime, thank you for choosing to celebrate your special dinners with us here at the Inn. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time here at the Inn, the dining room is always filled with the warmth of so many families enjoying a special time together, and giving thanks for all the blessings... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of staying at the Inn from September 23-25th. The inn was absolutely amazing and I felt the customer service was excellent. I stayed at Dennis's Cottage which had a whirlpool, 1 bed and I bought the Canoe/Kayak package (breakfast, packed lunch and dinner included) as well as one horseback ride. I'll start off with things that... More

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General Manager I, General Manager at The Irwin Inn, responded to this review

Jacky L It was our pleasure to have you visit this fall. The week was a perfect time, although Mother Nature definitely helped us out as well. We are so pleased you were able to experience so many different "1st" including a wonderful Hack ride through the trails. We hope to see you again, and perhaps next time with a... More

Brooklin, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I booked the Irwin Inn for my daughter and her new husband as a short honeymoon. I have never stayed here myself but I was looking for somewhere special for them to go to because of the limited time they had. I booked the best room they had which was almost $500 a night for a room that came with... More

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General Manager I, General Manager at The Irwin Inn, responded to this review

Guito4674 Thank you for choosing to send your guests to the Inn for their special getaway. We apologize for the inconvenience of the pool not being ready on arrival, certainly this was an oversight and I'm happy that this was corrected with time for your guests to enjoy. In regards to the horseback riding, we have gone through our original... More

Toronto, Ontario
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed at the inn for an overnight stay while attending a friend's wedding. The room decor & it's contents were extremely old & need to be seriously replaced. The room smelled stale with beddings that seemed to have been from the 80s. The beds were worn and uncomfortable and the cleaniness was suspect. There was a old stain on... More

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General Manager I, General Manager at The Irwin Inn, responded to this review

Dear KK, Thank you again for sharing your thoughts. Yes, the Main Inn rooms are dated, but they are traditional lodge rooms built in 1947 and are priced as so - we have many returning guests who like their " nostalgic" look and charm, perhaps you would have been more comfortable in one our many suites which were available to... More

Nepean, Ontario
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This aging property, now under new ownership, is already at a high standard but has a way to go before being all that it could be. The staff is courteous, friendly and proficient. The location on Stoney Lake is wonderful and the lodge takes full advantage of it. Our room was very large. well-laid out and comfortable complete with screened... More

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General Manager I, General Manager at The Irwin Inn, responded to this review

Hi Northern_Tourist, As always we are grateful to read guest comments. First, I want to clarify that the Inn is not under new ownership - The Irwin family, led by Dennis & Patti do still own the Inn and are involved quite literally with the day to day operations. As with any business, as owners the Irwin's along with our... More

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

When room service made up our room we had a very pleasant surprise. My son brought his stuffies and a blanket. The room service folks made a sleeping bag out of the blanket and had his stuffies sleeping there waiting for my son. I delight in customer service. Our room had free wifi and Apple TV, as well as a... More

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General Manager I, General Manager at The Irwin Inn, responded to this review

Hi 12Elliott3, So happy you enjoyed your stay - and as far as "Stuffie" well we just thought he needed a nice comfy spot to have a nap! Cheers Jennifer More

Toronto
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The Irwin Inn came highly recommended by a family member and we decided to book a family getaway. Unfortunately, we were disappointed by the lack of attention to detail and sub standard accommodations for the price paid. Our fridge lacked a handle, our screen door did not open properly, the built in pool was not working due to a pump... More

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General Manager I, General Manager at The Irwin Inn, responded to this review

TravelCanuck1 Regardless of the review, we certainly thank you for taking the time and elaborating on your experience. We certainly appreciate all comments and look at them as a way for us to improve. I was disappointed to hear of the maintenance issues with your cottage, I've already touched base with both our housekeeping department and maintenance department to try... More

Toronto
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed with our 2 kids, ages 5 and 1, and our parents at this resort in July 2014. My husband and I have been many times for romantic getaways in the winter, but this was the first time we took the family and the first time in the summer. Pros: The location and nature is absolutely beautiful and breathtaking.... More

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General Manager I, General Manager at The Irwin Inn, responded to this review

Hello LilaToronto; Thank you for taking the time and writing such a thorough review, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay and that your parents were able to join you for a few days and really appreciate some quality family time with their grandchildren. This season we have seen a big gap in our demographics for the summer, with... More

Ottawa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The cottage we had, had two bedrooms, huge bathroom w/ soaker tub.good kitchen, and very comfortable living room. The wide entrance hallway gave the feeling of even more space. Unit has a large deck with a great view of the water- beautiful! And, best for last, a private hot tub! Spacious.

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General Manager I, General Manager at The Irwin Inn, responded to this review

Hi Lucinda12 , Thank you for taking the time to review the Inn. We are so pleased we were able to accommodate your stay. Our spa suites are quite spacious and offer the most relaxing atmosphere to truly enjoy a Stoney Lake Experience. We can't wait for you to return, perhaps a winter escape so you are able to enjoy... More

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Address: 1390 Irwin Rd | Douro Dummer, Lakefield, Ontario K0L 2H0, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Lakefield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 25
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