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Chicago, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I tried to find out whether "ideal for couples" meant that it was inappropriate for a couple and two adult children. But the website was unhelpful and two calls to the hotel went unanswered and unreturned, It makes me disinclined to go there in the future.

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Thank slocartes
Lisa D, Owner at Canoe Bay, responded to this review

I can appreciate your frustration and extend apologies on behalf of everyone in Reservations. We are at a loss to understand how two calls would have gone unanswered; there perhaps was a voicemail glitch. Again, we are so sorry for missing the opportunity to serve you! Canoe Bay IS an appropriate place to visit as a couple with two adult... More 

Pleasanton, California
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24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in the northern woods of Wisconsin in the middle of nowhere, Canoe Bay is intended for those who just want to get away and potentially do nothing. You can take a canoe out on the lake if you like or you can, as we did, sit our our spacious deck, read and watch the day go by. A deer... More 

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North Suburbs, IL
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

You can't get much better than this very exclusive resort. From the luscious natural grounds, peaceful lake, top-notch accommodations, and lovely gardens. Everything about "Canoe Bay" evokes relaxation. The library was especially fulfilling and expansive in its variety. Breakfast is included each morning and brought directly to your room. The dining room served extraordinary, delicious fare, albeit a little pricey,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Our stay at Canoe Bay combined plenty of needed quiet, alone time for the two of us with the pleasure of a forested setting on the edge of three small lakes in northern Wisconsin. The staff could not have been more welcoming and accommodating. Because of the cool weather (late spring is chilly this year in the Midwest), insects were... More 

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1 Thank sbmarcus
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We LOVE coming here. It is peaceful, serene, relaxing, and beautiful. This is a perfect couples retreat; secluded, quiet, and surrounded by nature. We rarely see another soul, even when taking long walks. Dinner is always wonderful, and having breakfast served to your cabin is a delicious treat. All that said, it is expensive. High end luxury, and well worth... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

It truly is the perfect “getaway.” No sounds of cars, phones, TV’s, and the long weekend we were there (April 15th) we did not even hear the sound of voices. One’s lovely breakfast quietly arrives right on time each morning and the basket is set on the porch’s shelf – a quick push of the doorbell and off they go.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Give yourself the gift of experiencing Canoe Bay with your partner. If you want the perfect combination of relaxation, peace & quiet, untouched nature, along with LUXURY, you will not be disappointed. We have stayed there 3 times and the experience is consistently amazing. The luxurious Frank Lloyd Wright style "cottages" are beautiful in style and perfectly maintained. We stayed... More 

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Minneapolis
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

If you are looking to get away with your partner for a luxurious bit of solitude than Canoe Bay is the place to go. It is the only property in the midwest that has been given the "relais and chateau" distinction. The service is impeccable. The gourmet breakfast which is delivered to your door every morning is so yummy. It... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I almost don't want to write a review because I want to keep the secret. But Lisa and her staff are so excellent and this place is so remarkable, I need to write about it. My husband and I have stayed here about 6 times. We love to go in the fall to see the color, but also went in... More 

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Thank aimeejmd
Lisa D, Owner at Canoe Bay, responded to this review

We're delighted that you did share your observations and happy memories. It makes our day! :-) If I might clarify one point: Every cottage does have a fully working wet-bar with microwave oven, mini-fridge, wet bar sink, stemware, dishes, utensils. In select units (i.e. Lake Home and Escape cottages), there is also a full-size oven with stove top, but it... More 

Stillwater, Minnesota
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105 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

We were here a few months ago and really loved it. The rooms are rustic elegance, the staff are friendly and helpful, and we really enjoyed the peace and quiet of the inside and outside spaces. We loved our room and the simple elegance of bringing our own bottle of wine to a spectacular dinner.

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1 Thank Webby59
Lisa D, Owner at Canoe Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your all-around happy experience! To clarify for readers: BYOB is not available in Canoe Bay's Dining Room. However, with the In-Room Dinner service, guests may of course enjoy any beverage they wish. More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This resort is for adults seeking seclusion and romance; children are not allowed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canoe Bay

Address: W16065 Hogsback Rd, RR 1, Box 28, Chetek, WI 54728
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Chetek
Price Range: $369 - $487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Canoe Bay Chetek
Canoe Bay Hotel Chetek
Canoe Bay Wisconsin
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