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The Gananoque Inn and Spa

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550 Stone Street South | Ontario, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2A8, Canada
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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Marvellous setting on the St. Lawrence. Great views from the waterfront rooms. The Inn is expensive and our waterfront room was somewhat tired and needed to be updated or refurbished. Reception was mediocre as the receptionist seemed overworked or the reception area was understaffed. She was not very welcoming! The other staff of the Inn were very pleasant and welcoming.... More 

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hyderabad
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71 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are hotels and then there is Gananoque Inn and Spa. An amazing property, family owned, and managed by staff who are as friendly and nice as family. There is an old world charm about this place. Believe it or not, for the 2 days I spent at this hotel, I did not leave the property. It was that nice.... More 

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island3c, Owner at The Gananoque Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very happy to learn that you appreciated the charms of our historic inn - 120 years and counting! Thank you also for complimenting our dedicated staff. More 

Oakville, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice stay overall. The pub restaurant was busy but received good service. The bar servers were very friendly and the chicken wings were great. The only negative was upon arrival at the front desk. The 2 woman at the desk on Sunday afternoon were not very friendly. Very blah...no `hi how are you`? Not even a smile.Not very welcoming.... More 

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1 Thank albaldauf
island3c, Owner at The Gananoque Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all comments. More 

Southampton, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were heading east and decided on a stop in Gananoque. We stopped at this Inn to see what it is like....and it is absolutely fabulous...The staff is great and so helpful. The rooms are spotless with everything you need. great Adirondack chairs by the water to relax in and read and watch the cruise boats .The breakfast buffet was... More 

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island3c, Owner at The Gananoque Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you chose to stop in Gananoque during your travels and that you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

Gainesville
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64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Caverly House during our one night stay. The Inn reminded us of our visits to Europe- very traditional, authentic, guesthouse-style with beautiful grounds and gardens. Water views are amazing, the inn itself is in good condition and the fine dining restaurant was very attractive (though we did not eat there). Caverly House is a separate, two... More 

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2 Thank chelmer1993
island3c, Owner at The Gananoque Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Please know that we appreciate your kind comments and that your concerns will be addressed. More 

Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Long weekend, last minute. Fantastic rate for 4 with complimentary breakfast! As advertised, larger rooms on the top floor (requires stairs, no elevator). Smaller sized bathroom, sufficient towels and amenities. 2 Queen beds were comfortable. Provided extra cot at no charge — thank you:) Spacious room, extra seating chairs, fireplace; large opening windows for best nighttime sleep. Window unit air... More 

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island3c, Owner at The Gananoque Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Breakfast on the terrace is the perfect way to start a day in the beautiful 1000 Islands! More 

Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While travelling through we opt'd to stop in for a break and chose this location for the view overlooking the waters - just beautiful. The food on the other hand...blaaa. Service was good, decor very outdated and the food...well they could seriously use a menu update and some re-training back of house. We ordered a simple and what sounded like... More 

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Thank Repsol_SP
island3c, Owner at The Gananoque Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your comments pertain to our pub. Your review is not for the inn or Spa or the fine dining venue Watermark Restaurant. We are sorry to here you were disappointed but you missed so much of the Gananoque Inn and Spa!!! Please consider a return visit. More 

Allentown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views of the water, well kept gardens with gorgeous flowers. The outside is lovely; but the interior needs some work. The bathrooms need updating and the lodge is shabby. It is a perfect romantic spot and with some updating it could be spectacular. An outside bar by the water, waitress service in the gardens, and a pool. The hotel... More 

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island3c, Owner at The Gananoque Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your comments are appreciated. Our staff throughout the inn receive such positive feedback that I am surprised to read your feedback. We do share reviews with staff because members in all departments take a very personal interest in the Inn. More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our last stop on our 10 day adventure through the 1000 Islands and Lake Country of Ontario! Such a beautiful place! We opted for the lakefront cottages and loved sitting outside watching all the boats go by! Sunny skies and beautiful weather! The rooms are older but comfortable and clean. The beds were great and it was nice... More 

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island3c, Owner at The Gananoque Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you found your way to the 1000 Islands and the Gananoque Inn and Spa. Our creative young chef in Watermark Restaurant is gaining a following and we appreciate you enthusiastic comments!! For travelers looking for casual fare our pub, Muskie Jakes Tap and Grill, is popular with both local clients and... More 

Montreal, Quebec
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53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was simple and fast. Staff were very helpful and pleasant. I asked for a preferred rate and I was given one. Does not hurt to ask, eh? The room was a little musty smelling, but the beds were comfortable. We enjoyed a nice breakfast the next morning. Many rooms are water facing and you can walk around the... More 

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island3c, Owner at The Gananoque Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have two restaurants. While our pub, Muskie Jakes, serves great casual fare favoured by our regular clients, our fine dining Watermark Restaurant is much beyond OK. I hope you will sample dinner there another time. More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, the Gananoque Inn & Spa occupies the original the Gananoque Carriage Works factory. Converted to a hotel in 1896, the historic and charming Inn provides two river front restaurants, private docking, waterfront accommodation, and fireplace and Jacuzzi suites. The Inn is the perfect location from which to explore the 1000 Islands, the nearby UNESCO designated Rideau Canal and Kingston Fortifications. Golf, fishing, island tours, kayaking, cycling, summer theatre and shopping are just a few of the nearby activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gananoque Inn and Spa

Address: 550 Stone Street South | Ontario, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2A8, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Gananoque
Price Range: $169 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gananoque Inn and Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 57
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