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Richmond Hill, Canada
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this place last minute after reading some favourable reviews and for the most part we were not disappointed. Rooms were a little dated but very cozy, wood fireplace, loved it! View of the lake from our room was amazing. We took advantage of the pool as soon as we arrived, enjoying the spa like atmosphere. The food the... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on Friday Nov 11 and were greeted by the hostess and of course her name eludes me. She gave us a tour and advised our room was ready. We reviewed the room and were happy with the view and the accommodations. We toured and got ready for a dip in the pool. The water was warm (not hot)... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gracious hostess Deb and amazing Chef Dave make having a meal at Sir Sams Inn an incredible event! We have never been disappointed. A trip down the spiral stairs to the wine cellar is a must, but we have never been steered wrong with Debs outstanding suggestions for wine pairing. Unique and tasty dishes that reflect the season are always... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent the day at Sir Sam's Inn while celebrating our anniversary. We each had a massage, enjoyed the water therapies and stayed for dinner. They only have one RMT so we had to have back to back massages. We were only given one robe at first, and told that we could come back for another one... More 

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

Good day SheilaLastname, First off allow me to thank you for coming in to use our day spa, and stay for dinner. I was sad to read your spa treatment was disappointing. We actually receive quite a few compliments about this particular therapist. So unfortunately all I can do is say I am sorry we did not meet your expectations.... More 

Hamilton, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Hubby & I stayed here over Thanksgiving for the first time and we were disappointed. The area is beautiful, especially with the fall colours on display but that was the best part of the trip. Our room in one of the out buildings was an odd mix of '80s prefab furniture and a couple of antique type pieces, with a... More 

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

Good day 91msp, Thank you for staying at Sir Sam's Inn & Spa. I was disappointment to here that dinner was not to your liking. I can assure you that the turkey nor the stuffing came out of a can. Due to the large amount of guests we had over the weekend. Our Chef actually de-boned whole turkeys and compressed... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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88 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

There are elements of any weekend getaway that contribute to the quality of the experience. At Sir Sam's Inn, I would say that they have managed to put them all together. Location: The inn is located about 2-3 hours drive from Toronto (depending on the traffic as you escape the city's nightmarish freeway system), on a quiet, sparsely populated lake,... More 

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

Thank you steveston78, It was a pleasure to host both of you at Sir Sam's Inn & Spa. We concur that the beauty of the location with the lake and hills is simply second to none. I am glad the team took care of the two of you throughout your stay as we work on a daily basis to make... More 

Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great meals, lovely view overlooking lake and Autumn fall colours. Kayaking at dawn. Hiking around the area and return to relaxing indoor pool and wonderful meals. There are also some indoor activities such as ping pong and games if rainy day.

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

Good day kflan1963, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about Sir Sam's Inn & Spa. We are truly blessed to be in such a beautiful part of the province. At the base of Eagle Lake surrounded by hills and trees and with the added component of the sun setting daily directly in front of the Inn... More 

Hanover, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Rooms were awesome. I say rooms as we stayed for a couple of nights last weekend and were so impressed we returned 4 days later for an additional single night stay. Eagle Lake is gorgeous. We loved kayaking around the islands and through the narrow passage to Moose Lake. The rooms and staff were awesome. Kyla, John & Renee rock.... More 

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

Thank you peterDarian, We appreciate the feedback about your stay. Thank you for your patronage of Sir Sam's Inn and Spa. I am glad you enjoyed yourselves so much the first time you choose to return. I will pass on you kind words to Kyla, Renee and John. Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend. Regards, Fernando M f.morales@sirsamsinn.com More 

Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2016

My wife and I recently had the pleasure of staying at Sir Sam's Inn and Water Spa (Sept 26-28). What a great place. From the moment we walked in to the (wonderfully late) checkout we were welcomed by the staff and made to feel at home. The water spa was amazing! What a treat after a morning of hiking or... More 

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

Thank you MitchB, It was our pleasure to host the two of you at the end of September at Sir Sam's Inn and Spa. I am so glad you got to enjoy some of our waterfront activities. As for the team they make me proud daily going above and beyond to try and make each and every one of our... More 

Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2016

First time here. Room was acceptable. Fireplace a nice touch. Lake view fantastic. Moonlight so bright you could see at night. Menu changed each day. Chef Dave and staff did a superlative job. Thanks to wait staff Joanne, Debbie and Matt and front office Janice. A very enjoyable stay, and canoeing on the lake was the best. Saw a deer... More 

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

Thank you gaildavid2015, We are very lucky every day to be in such a beautiful part of Ontario. Both the stunning sunsets in front of the Inn daily and the Moonlight at night are truly majestic. As for Chef Dave Adams and his team Jon, Emily and Tara they are phenomenal at producing a new and delicious menu daily. As... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $202 - $254 (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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“Stay in the Main Inn during the colder seasons”
 of 5 bubbles trevheath, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“If choosing Northwoods room, choose upper level. We had lower level and could hear lots of stomping from couple above us.”
 of 5 bubbles kflan1963, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“Main building close to the water spa will make it easy to get back and forth.”
 of 5 bubbles MitchB73, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
“Lake view for sure.”
 of 5 bubbles gaildavid2015, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have water views but suggest premium lodge rooms or Northwoods accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterN721, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
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