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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for the night before jumping on the early morning ferry. The motel is a 2min drive from the pier so location was great. The rooms are very clean. The staff was very helpful and the owner even drove to the pier to meet us when he realized our daughter left her teddy bear in the room. Thanks!

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Guelph, Canada
Reviewed August 12, 2016

I needed a place to stay for one night to catch the ferry the next morning. When I arrived I was greeted by name as I called ahead to make a reservation. The room wasn't quite ready as he does it all himself. He gave me a bottle of cold water as he finished up the room. After checking in...

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1Thank Paula W
Huntsville, Canada
Reviewed May 11, 2016

I stayed at the Buckhorn Motel on a trip from Drayton Valley Alberta to Windsor Ontario. Smiley the host made me feel most welcome! Even though it was very late when I arrived he greeted me with a cordial welcome. The room was more than adequate with a comfy bed and everything I needed. I felt totally at home and...

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Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed September 14, 2015

My husband and I stayed for one night on our week bike tour in August. We were greeted by Lorraine as soon as we arrived welcoming us to her motel. We were hungry so thankfully Lorraine quickly made dinner reservations at a fantastic place -Garden's Gate Restaurant, highly recommended, it was delicious! When we returned we were able to get...

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Reviewed September 3, 2015

We just needed a basic motel to spend the night. We were very surprised to find such a clean welcoming place for such a reasonable price. The owners, Laurie and Smiles went above and beyond in making us feel welcome. In addition to a spotless room they have a huge library of DVD's.

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Burlington, Canada
Reviewed August 20, 2015

All 3 of us were afraid to sleep under the covers. Rooms were old and cramped. No blow driers, tried for assistance in the morning and only response was very loud snoring. My sister and wife put chairs to block the door s due to creepy people hanging around. Wash rooms were disgusting

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1Thank bernie908
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Very old but very clean. Just needed place to sleep served its purpose. Was located close to what we were seeing and the owners were very pleasant. Enjoyed a camp fire in the evening before bed. . If you need inexpensive, clean place to stay this is good place.

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Minooka, Illinois
Reviewed July 29, 2015

The place is reminiscent of older "Mom & Pop" motels, but we had everything we needed, and it was clean. Location is great; close to South Baymouth, ferry, restaurant down the road. Ishmael was very hospitable & knowledgeable about the area, as well as other travels. Enjoyed our stay!

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Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Clean and slept well. New owners are very helpful and ent out of their way. No AC. If you want a clean place to crash it fits the bill. Maybe 2 kms off the ferry and be sure to grab a bite at the Gardens Gate.

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Coloma, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed October 3, 2014

The hotels owners Cathy and Ameal are really nice and very helpful sharing lots of useful island info. We traveled by motorcycle and they provided towels to wipe down the bike. Room was clean. Bed was older but it was quiet and we slept well. Close to the Chi Cheeman ferry stop.

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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about The Buckhorn Motel

Address: 21076 HWY #6, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Northeastern Ontario > Manitoulin Island
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Buckhorn Motel Manitoulin Island, Ontario
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“don't book here”
 of 5 bubbles bernie908, Aug 20, 2015 | Read review
“The motel is small and all rooms are simular.”
 of 5 bubbles Sylvester139, Jun 2, 2014 | Read review
“The lake view is best, but the opposite side facing the woods is lovely too.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertR275, Aug 21, 2013 | Read review
“Beds are a little hard and without air conditioning you are at the mercy of loud guests. Not much sleep that night”
 of 5 bubbles Douglas1952, Jul 8, 2013 | Read review
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