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“"Peaceful & Relaxing"” 5 of 5 stars
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The Muskoka Rose Guest House and Retreat
1401 Muskoka Road 169, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1R2, Canada (Formerly Days at the Lake B & B)   |  
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Ranked #1 of 11 Gravenhurst B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Peterborough, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“"Peaceful & Relaxing"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Wonderful bed and breakfast for a peaceful & relaxing get away. The owner goes out of her way to welcome you into her home, before, you even step in the door. Beautiful grounds and gardens, which lead down to a quiet lake. Bed was very comfortable, especially the pillows. They were so comfy, we could not leave, without purchasing. Breakfast was very plentiful, Enjoyed the organic vegetables along with the edible flowers while, being entertained by numerous birds, squirrels and chipmunks, in the lovely gardens. Wendy even shares her flower seeds and vegetables. Thank you Wendy and Stephen for great hospitality.

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Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Richardson, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Wendy and Stephen make you feel very welcome and special. The grounds are exceedingly lovely and inviting. The lake is delightful. We used the canoe, kayaks, and paddle boat. Swimming to the swim platform from the dock made us feel as if we were in a movie! The bonfire and giant marshmallows were over-the-top grand. Wendy and Stephen have created a unique escape that is sure to please all who enter. We highly recommend this B and B.

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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Wendy and Stephen are the greatest host. They make you feel welcome the minute you check in. I am repeat visitor. The breakfasts are out of this world. I have diet restrictions but that doesn't phase Wendy. She is the kindest person. Her sunny attitude on life is infectious. Please book a couple of nights at the B&B. You will not regret it. The water is the cleanest and the lake is the quietest in all of Gravenhurst. Don't miss your chance to experience perfection at Days at the Lake B&B.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This bed and breakfast is beautiful. The grounds are lovely, full of flowers and birds. There are chairs in the garden to enjoy the beauty. The b&b has it's own lake entrance and there are kayaks, canoes, and a peddleboat to use free of charge. It's at the end of the lake, which makes it quiet and relaxing. The rooms were spacious and clean and the homemade breakfast was very good. We would definitely return.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A great spot to get away from the city, less than a 2 hour drive and we felt a world away!
Was a fantastic weekend, fabulous location, very comfortable bed/pillows, very relaxing and helpful/fun hosts!

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We were looking for a last-minute mini-vacation and were fortunate enough to be able to spend 2 nights at this lovely B&B. Wendy was a great hostess who showed lots of concern for our well-being, such as asking ahead of time about food allergies. She made exquisite breakfasts that looked as good as they tasted. For guests staying in the 2 rooms that don't have an ensuite bathroom, bathrobes are provided which is nice since these rooms face the kitchen and dining room. Wendy was kind enough to let us keep our freezer packs and a couple of drinks in her fridge. Perhaps "Days At The Lake" could think about providing a small guest fridge so as not to inconvenience the hosts.
We loved having access to the dock on the lake shore, with many non-motorized watercraft available for our use. The dock is situated on a peaceful part of the lake, which made for a relaxed atmosphere as we lounged & swam for literally hours there. The rooms and the grounds are all beautifully maintained and we had glorious weather to enjoy all the colours. B&Bs on the waterfront are hard to find, so we were delighted to discover this treasure.

Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had a great time. The rooms, breakfast and Hostess were fantastic. Lovely beach and lakes with great facilities. Will be back in the Autumn and or Winter. Other guests at the B and B were nice and friendly. Thank you Wendy!

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Muskoka Rose Guest House and Retreat

Address: 1401 Muskoka Road 169, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1R2, Canada (Formerly Days at the Lake B & B)
Location: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Gravenhurst
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Gravenhurst
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautiful and Quiet lakefront property situated on one and a half acres with sandy beach, long dock, kayaks, canoes and paddleboat, outdoor bon fire pit, gravel sitting area with propane fire pit, outdoor courtyard with tables and Hot Tub. Extensive flower and vegetable gardens surround. Indoors features include four luxury guest rooms with Queen beds, large common area sitting/entertainment room, gourmet kitchen, Muskoka Room, with heated slate floors and wood-burning stove. Wi-Fi throughout. Full breakfast included. Minutes from the Muskoka Wharf, local attractions and other recreation. ... more   less 
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