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Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently spent 3 nights, 4 days at Sir Sam's. (Sept. 18-21) and we had a lovely time. I couple days before going I had read some not so good reviews here on the place, and was a little worried, but shouldn't of been. The location is beautiful, on Eagle Lake, we were a little early for Fall colours, but... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this resort is by far the quality of the food. Chef Dave is outstanding. The indoor waterspa is really nice and the accommodations are fine (however there is no air conditioning). We stayed in the main inn and got the meal plan. Overall we thought it was quite pricey for what you get. The outdoor pool... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sir Sam's was the perfect weekend getaway. The room was perfect and spotless, the staff continued to go out of there way to be hospitable and the food was excellent. I swam in the lake, went for a nice trail run, took out a canoe and a paddlboard over the course of my 2 night stay. I noticed others taking... More 

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Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Thank you joshsetmedic, It was a pleasure to have hosted you recently. The Inn is very unique because you can as you described in your experiences. Reconnect with the outdoors and be as active as you like. But at the same time simply relax and indulge in spa treatments and the water spa, lay on one of the day beds,... More 

Newmarket, Ontario, L3X1V2
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting Sir Sam's at least once per year for the past several years. Like a lot of reviewers we have noticed small changes to the Inn that have slightly diminished their five star rating. As usual the staff were very good. Valerie and Renee were exceptional! Don't lose them Ryan! Fernando was a pleasant gentlemen who we... More 

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Bobcaygeon, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I visited Sir Sam's for the very first time on the August long weekend. We had heard about it from friends and were very excited to see it first hand. We arrived and were taken aback by the beauty of it all. The lake and grounds are gorgeous with pretty flowers everywhere and the Inn is just... More 

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Thank MichyMeeC
Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Thank you for the review MicheyMeeC, We were delighted to host you last month. I am so glad you enjoyed your first time with us so very much. As for Chef his name is Dave Adams and he is truly one of the reasons Sir Sam's is such a special place. Both him and his team work tirelessly to make... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to love it as the location and views are beautiful.Had issues with food in the restaurant, when hubby made the hotel reservation and booked the dinners he expressed my severe food allergy but somehow that info wasn't passed to the kitchen. I had to ask for my dinner to be removed from our table and run up to the... More 

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Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Good day "anonymous reviewer" We are pretty sure we know who wrote this review as there is no one that actually matches the description of events that stayed with us this summer. Unfortunately your story has changed since you stayed with us. There was never any allergy reaction as you have stated. Your initial claim was that the appetizer you... More 

Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The family stayed for one night only. My daughter had a mountain bike race in the area and accommodations were a minute from the venue. The spot is beautiful. The accommodations were also unique. We were in the main building and had a working fireplace and a jacuzzi tub. We never got to use the spa but it looked very... More 

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Thank Mark L
Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Thank you Mark L, It was a pleasure to host you and your family recently. We work very hard to try and meet all of our guests expectations. We hope your daughters race was a success and we get the opportunity to have you back next year. Have a wonderful fall season. Regards, Fernando M f.morales@sirsamsinn.com More 

St. Catharines, Canada
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did try to resolve our issues with Sir Sams through Ontario's Finest Inns, we didn't even get an apology email. We chose Sir Sams Inn to stay a weekend in July. My husband likes to waterski, their website states no charge for waterskiing. When we arrived I asked for the schedule, Fernando told me they don't have waterskiing and... More 

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Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Good day olivianiagara, I distinctly remember you and your very kind husband. To address your review I will start by saying that Onatrio's Finest Inns is its own entity but I can assure you they investigated and their lack of response is most likely an indication of what they thought of the claims you have made. Since you have decided... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I made reservations for our wedding anniversary weekend this past July. At the time of the booking we asked for specific accommodations to include two queen beds or a king size bed. They didn't have a room with two queen beds or a king bed. We were told we could have two twin beds which was OK.... More 

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Thank rachelcale
Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Good day "rachelcale" In regards to your note. You and I spoke both in person and correspondence about this particular situation. As I stated in both, we were very sorry that there was a miscommunication at the time of booking. As by the time you arrived we were both sold out and just about every one had checked in. In... More 

Barrington, NH
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Surprised how secluded this resort is. Not much to do in the surrounding area. We enjoyed the water sports. The pools were nice. Boat trip goes out once daily at 2:30pm weather permitting. Fire at night was canceled due to area weather conditions. Breakfast was very nice. Did not have dinner at the hotel as upon check in at 4:30pm... More 

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Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Thank you for coming and trying our little Inn, We are always delighted to here about our guests experiences while staying with us at Sir. Sam's. I agree the surrounding area is picturesque. Sunsets daily directly in front of the inn. Lake front with sandy beach. Beautifully manicured lawns and fresh flowers are some of the standards we pride ourselves... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location. Sir Sam's Inn & Spa is an adults-oriented resort nestled in the Haliburton Highlands right in the heart of cottage country at the base of Eagle Lake, Ontario, Canada. This historical boutique Inn was establish in 1919 and is surrounded by quaint villages, majestic hills and more than 6,000 lakes. The Haliburton Wildlife Center and several golf courses are near the hotel. Hotel Features. Sir Sam's Inn & Spa was once the estate of Sir Samuel Hughes, the government minister who led Canada's military during WWI. This stone-and-timber historical mansion is constructed along Eagle Lake's scenic shoreline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa

Address: 1491 Sir Sam's Road, Eagle Lake, Ontario K0M 1M0, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Kenora District > Eagle Lake
Price Range: $180 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Sir Sam`s Inn & Water Hotel Eagle Lake
Sir Sam`s Inn And Waterspa
Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa Eagle Lake, Ontario, Canada
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