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“Peaceful, pleasant place” 4 of 5 stars
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Glen House Resort
#409 1000 Island Parkway | RR1, Lansdowne, Gananoque, Ontario K0E 1LO, Canada   |  
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Ranked #5 of 11 Hotels in Gananoque
Meaford, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Peaceful, pleasant place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

We have just returned from a mini-vacation at Glen House Resort in Gananoque. What a pleasant place. The grounds are beautifully kept and even this late in the year had colourful flower beds.
Our room, a riverview deluxe, overlooked the St. Lawrence River. A view that could be seen from the bed as well as the rest of the room. The room was large with a king bed and a sitting area with T.V. and fridge. There was a second room with twin beds .
The housekeeper for our room was very accommodating and friendly lady. We found the staff, with the exception of one person, polite and helpful. The bartender went out of his way for my husband.
My only complaint would be the main door to the room stuck and took some effort to open and close.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights from aug 31-Sept 2/12. The room we had was an "non river view" and it was small!! It was clean though. There was no bar fridge. The shower was different and seemed to leak. I used the blow dryer and blew a fuse in the room I guess cuz the A/C was on too? I called front desk and they fixed it right away from down there. I guess it happens a lot?

We have a 24 foot boat and used there boat launch. It was very steep and hard to use. They have lots of docking here.

The restaurant was amazing!!! Best food I have had in a LONG time and we eat out a lot. Have the prime rib!! It was unreal!! The service was a bit slow tho 

I don’t know if we would stay here again, but we will defiantly be back for the food and drinks.

Room Tip: Maybe choose one with a river view...they might be bigger?
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

More attention required to the waterfront maintenance and cleaniness...lots of weeds and dead fish...
Food was great, but pricey..
Staff we're freindly but stretched..one waitress to two large groups of 20..

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Gatineau, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Resort was quiet nice. Rooms were questionable..Alot of work needed, carpets dirty, ceilings stained and bathroom could use a facelift. Found alot of shoe/clothing tags,socks, left over stuff from the presious guests and an old drinking glass with cigarettes butts on the padio THAT was kind of distrubing. House keeping oviously not doing there job :(
Sittiing out on the patio all we saw was spiders,spider and more spiders plus all the webs everywhere IT was gross... Someone should really start taking care of this issue. Now on the upside, Restaurants were GREAT food was good Staff was amazing, very kind and very friendly......The service at the golf coarse was FABULOUS..Thanks to all of you!!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

I arrived on the wrong day and the overworked receptionist kindly found me a room anyway. It was large and comfortable but I find a jacuzzi bathtub next to the bed strange. Lovely view from my room, but the shore front (St. Lawrence River) is too polluted for me to swim. The indoor pool was hot and not bad for laps; the outdoor pool was suitable for children and there's not much space within the enclosure for hanging out. I saw people playing shuffleboard and there are loads of boating options. My room had a small patio shielded from adjacent neighbours by cedars but open to the front, so I had to keep the heavy curtains drawn during the day for privacy which meant keeping lights on. The dark carpet throughout the room was a bit gloomy. However, the roast beef in the large comfortable dining room was outstanding and the grounds are pleasant with chairs (many plastic) for looking at the river. It's not luxurious or serene (the small marina in front is busy) but good value for a real resort.

Room Tip: The river front rooms are best.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Calgary
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

The property is very picturesque with beautiful views of the 1000 islands for most of the rooms. The dining room serves good food at a fair price with friendly helpful servers. The rooms themselves are in need of updating however and the a general cleanliness is poor. Peeling wall paper, grungy floors, rough looking bathroom. This resort needs to be restored to its former glory as it is a wonderful spot.

Room Tip: Ask for an updated room that has a view of the water.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights in July and had a great time and a great view. Our room was renovated and was actually two large rooms and a bathroom, and was accessible. The bathroom was huge with a large shower, and quite modern. For those wondering about accessibility, the shower and toilet were fairly accessible, the sink was not. Having the second bedroom with two single beds was great, as our son was able to sleep there in a "pack and play" while we stayed up in the other room. The larger room had a king bed and two little sitting areas. There was a bar fridge but no sink (although the plumbing seems to be there, so perhaps this is in the plans). The outside patio off our room was in need of repair and some paint. We had a nice view of the little beach and were very close to it and the pool. The outside pool was nice and clean. We looked at the inside pool which also seemed nice, but it was hot and we wanted to be outside, so we didn't use it! The games room was a nice feature, but it was old and musty. The fitness room was not very useful, my husband tried to use a number of pieces of equipment and they didn't function well or at all. The food at the restaurant was good for breakfast and dinner. They don't serve lunch so we went to their golf course across the road, which was good, although didn't have high chairs. I would stay here again, it was great for our family and would be good for couples too. Fixing up the games and fitness rooms and definitely the patios would be suggested!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: #409 1000 Island Parkway | RR1, Lansdowne, Gananoque, Ontario K0E 1LO, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Gananoque
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 11 Hotels in Gananoque
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Glen House Hotel Gananoque
Glen Hotel Ontario
Glen Resort Ontario
Glen House Resort Gananoque, Ontario, Canada

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