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New York City, New York
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First impressions of this property were beyond what we were expecting from the internet images. A beautiful drive in, a sublime setting, well appointed interiors and what a view - it had all the makings of a truly great hotel and a wonderful stay. But then we encountered the staff. I have never encountered anything quite like this - a... More 

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1 Thank Jamie L
Ripplecove, Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

We appreciate that you took the time to write your comments about the beautiful settings and high quality of the hotel. The summer having been extremely busy this year, we had to hire more staff at the last minute, that could not quite go through the extensive training program we would have hoped for. We regret any inconvenience that this... More 

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4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although Ripplecove is a nice hotel, it's not worth the money. The location by the lake is nice; it has a spa right in the hotel; nice pool; a hot tub; etc. But for the starting price of $279 a night, you would expect a lot more. The rooms need to be updated, particularly the bathrooms. The beds are hard... More 

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Thank Jason B
Ripplecove, Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

We are happy that you find the hotel and the surroundings to your liking. The view of the lake is so impressive! Being in a very high season of the year, the price of the room is slightly higher than usual. We take your comments about your expectations of our staff seriously since keeping a 5 star classification is a... More 

Montreal, Canada
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139 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While upscale in a more recognizably "American-style" than the very British country house feel of nearby Hovey Manor, Ripplecove is decidedly comparable, and more affordable. The vibe is more relaxed because service is understated (even lacking: (you have to chase after an absentee bartender to be served on the grounds, calls for room service are answered somewhat brusquely, turn-down service... More 

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1 Thank Kim F
Ripplecove, Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to convey your impressions. We will follow-up with our team about the irregular effectiveness of the service at the pool and room. We do hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again at the Ripplecove. Most sincerely, More 

Underhill, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful Hotel with very friendly staff. Our room was very comfortable, and we enjoyed having access to the kayaks. Lake Massawippi is beautiful, clean, and provides lovely swimming. The food is excellent!

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Thank jbkoier
Ripplecove, Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are thrilled to read your positive review this morning! We will share it with our hard working team. You are right, the property is sublime in the summer but also wonderful during fall and winter seasons. Hoping to havef the pleasure of your return. Most sincerely, Johanne More 

Lyme, New Hampshire
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very excited about this hotel when we arrived; it's beautiful. The lakeside location was great, and we were in a room with a pocket door that divided it in two so each snored could sleep on her own side and get a good night's sleep. Little,did,we know,that the divider meant that there would only be air conditioning on... More 

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1 Thank ronnie63_11
Ripplecove, Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments. Unfortunately, this season has been very very busy and we had a few challenges in adapting to it in the dining room. Measures to correct have already been taken. Most cordially, More 

Canada
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the location and the peacefulness of the lake. Enjoyed the pool and sitting in the comfortable chairs along the lake. Dinner however was a huge disappointment and very overpriced. We left hungry! And our waitress was very rude and seemed resentful to be working there. She never smiled and had a very bad attitude. Next time we will... More 

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Thank knitski
Ripplecove, Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

We regret that your dinner experience overshadowed the beauty and quality of your stay with us. We will follow up with our staff to better comprehend waht seems to have gone wrong. We appreciate your patronage and wish to have the opportunity to welcome you again. Most sincerely, Johanne More 

USA and South Africa
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134 reviews
93 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gorgeous resort hotel sits right on the edge of the lake (Lake Massawippi), nestled in some trees and with sloping lawns and gorgeous flower gardens. Our upstairs room in the main building (there is also an annex, overlooking the lake on the other side) looked over the front parking lot (we were not lucky enough to get lake-view rooms),... More 

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1 Thank JLiss
Ripplecove, Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at our beautiful site! A winter stay is just as lovely ! Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Montreal, Canada
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321 reviews
95 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great, the view from they outside table is nice. The food is fresh and the menu is offering a nice variety . The restaurant also offers a nice Wine list. The service is great and the place is clean. Getting there is a nice drive. Right on Massawippi lake. Will go back.

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Thank JPN65Montreal_Canada
Ripplecove, Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feelings about Ripplecove Hotel and Spa! We are really happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Magog, Canada
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Sunday for the breakfast as we heard from friends it was fantastic. We sat outside. The weather was perfect. The view exceptional. Perfect settings. We arrived at 9:30 as we had made a reservation. The person who greated us was nice, and said she would verify what was available outside??? We reserved a week ago!!?? We did... More 

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1 Thank Lynn C
Ripplecove, Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We did have somewhat of a challenge on that morning with the high level of occupancy of the hotel and and sorry that you were not able to totally enjoy the quality of our breakfast. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again on our beautiful lakefront terrace. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to stay after spending 5 days in Quebec, and wanted something that was quiet and relaxing, on our way home, and close to the US border (it's 20 miles from Vermont). Ripplecove was perfect. This hotel is gorgeous inside and out. Beautiful flower beds surround the grounds, and the view of the lake is... More 

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Ripplecove, Front Office Manager at Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us on Trip Advisor! Our entire team is delighted to read you had an amazing time with us! We want to offer the best stay possible to our guests and are happy to see it was the case! Thank you for your nice words, we will be delighted to welcome you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated only 75 minutes from Montreal and 15 minutes from Vermont, Ripplecove Hotel & Spa enjoys the regions premier location on a private 12 acre peninsula on Lake Massawippi, Quebec. Established in 1945, the family run luxury resort has consistently been awarded top honours as one of Canada’s finest hotels. Currently rated as a 5 Star hotel by the Quebec Ministry of Tourism and recipient of a double 4 Diamond Award for both its refined cuisine and luxurious accommodations, Ripplecove Hotel & Spa is simply one of Canada’s finest lakeside resort hotels. This exceptional hotel offers 32 luxury rooms, suites and cottages, most with lake view, fireplace and private lakeside balcony. All accommodations are individually designer decorated and offer luxurious country estate comfort in a pristine rural lakeside setting. Choose from an array of outdoor activities no matter what the season. Tennis, boating, heated outdoor pool, hot tub, bicycles; snow shoeing, skating and ice fishing are all offered on site. Nearby activities include 12 golf courses, summer theatre, shopping and farmers markets, vineyards and the internationally acclaimed “Foresta Lumina” a night-illuminated pathway and pedestrian suspension bridge located nearby at the Coaticook Gorge. If total relaxation is the order of the day, escape to Ripplecove’s Arboressence Spa, for a full range of Spa services using the internationally renowned organic Eminence Spa products. Nestled under 200 year old pine trees on the shores of Lake Massawippi, the Arboressence Spa offers the perfect setting to de-stress, detox and relax surrounded by nature. We hope to have the pleasure of giving you a warm welcome soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa

Address: 700 Ripplecove, Ayer's Cliff, Quebec J0B 1C0, Canada (Formerly Auberge Ripplecove & Spa)
Location: Canada > Quebec > Ayer's Cliff
Price Range: $176 - $435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Auberge Ripplecove And Spa
Auberge Ripplecove Hotel Ayer`s Cliff
Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel And Spa Quebec, Canada
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