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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends invited us to Sunday brunch at Elmhirst. We were pleasantly surprised. A wonderful selection including salmon, shrimp, roast beef and pork, breakfast selections including eggs benedict and tempting deserts, plus a selection of cheeses. Extra attentive wait staff completed a wonderful Sunday meal enjoyed with close friends. One of our group said she has been going to Elmhirst with...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Behind the lodge is a lovely grass airstrip so naturally we flew into Elmhirst for lunch. Our table looked out over the lake with an island in view. Fresh herbs were in pots as a centerpiece along with scissors to harvest a few if you wanted. Elmhirst is a beautiful resort on a lake. Well kept grounds, fine facilities, and...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great view from our cottage of the lake. However the inside didn't match the view. Peeling wallpaper in bathroom, separating flooring in kitchen, old coil stove in kitchen, trim on ceiling pulled away from wall, a TV that was fuzzy and unwatchable on the few channels that we could get. The Inside felt unkept and dirty (found a dinner receipt...

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1Thank eatondog
Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great area, cottages were nice and some are updated but no a/c for the hot, humid days and nights in our 3 bedroom. Ceiling fan was undersized for the living/ding/kitchen area. No other ceiling fans in our unit. Fridge broke but was replaced within the hour and no food loss, the great staff replaced everything form one fridge to the...

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Thank Gordo1703
Brighton, Canada
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

My lovely wife and I just returned from a three night stay at Elmhirst Lodge. When we were checking in we were greeted by a great customer service representative, her name was Wilma. She made us feel welcome right away. Great job! We then went to our cottage which was a "Superior Cottage". It was small but cozy with 2...

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Thank DaveFisher60
Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent this past weekend at Elmhirst Resort. It was an awesome time. We booked the Couch Potato package so that means we had Saturday breakfast and dinner and Sunday brunch included. Saturday the food was ok but the Sunday brunch was like no other! There was seafood, roast pork, prime rib, all your regular breakfast food...

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1Thank GCAnderson
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

I purchased a 3 night package for my husband's birthday so he could fish. Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate. It was rainy, cold and windy so the lake was choppy and we didn't rent a boat. The dock was visited by several Canada geese and it was very unpleasant fishing off the dock because of the poop everywhere which...

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Reviewed September 22, 2016

Got married here this past weekend. Steve, Wilma, Karen, and David were all such a pleasure to deal with and put up with my countless emails and requests. Steve (the owner) was super accommodating throughout the whole process and managed to save my rained-out wedding day with quickly moving everything from the outside area to inside, giving us great indoor...

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

Thanks very much for sharing your experience at Elmhirst's Resort. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and that we gave you a happy start on your journey together. Its always fun to see friends and family together on such a joyous occasion. We are honoured you chose Elmhirst's for such an important event and want to congratulate...

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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Because members of our group live between Montreal and Stratford we find this is a central meeting place for the 27 members who can attend each year. The facilities are such that couples can share the cost of two and three bedroom units and they are well appointed if you want to cook for yourself or you can dine at...

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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

What a disappointment . Pop and beer was flat. Never said sorry except "that's the way it is". Burgers were very dry. Never did get the water we asked for at the start of the meal. And the salad was delivered after the meal was completed. Never to return or recommend

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Greg E, Owner at Elmhirst's Resort, responded to this review

We are very sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. The experience you described is certainly not the one we endeavour to share with our guests. The feedback we receive on food and beverage quality is very good. To try and make this happen every time our service team is coached to seek feedback from the guests so that items which...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lakeside cottage resort open year round. Fully equipped cottages with fireplace, kitchen, TV & DVD, wifi in cottage; BBQ deck & dock. Dining room & Pub on site; indoor & outdoor pools; boat & motor rentals; fishing guides; golf next door; tennis; sightseeing flights; horseback riding; walking & biking trails. Massages & Spa services. Guided ATV & snowmobile safaris; wine tasting & farm visits. Ideal for family vacations, getaways, weddings, groups & corporate meetings. Family owned & operated. Catering to international guests. Pet friendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elmhirst's Resort

Address: 1045 Settlers Line, Keene, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Ontario K0L 2G0, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Otonabee-South Monaghan > Keene
Price Range: $124 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elmhirst's Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Elmhirst`s Hotel Keene
Elmhirsts Hotel Keene
Elmhirst's Resort Ontario/Keene, Canada
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“My husband and I stayed in cabin 32 which had a beautiful bathroom, comfortable king-sized bed, is close to the bonfire, and beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles 928carlenem, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“Get a cottage not close to the main building..noisy AC from the kitchen and main building.”
 of 5 bubbles NAtourer, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“The higher the cottage number (53 is the largest number), the farther it is from all the activities.”
 of 5 bubbles stephentW6972XS, Aug 13, 2016 | Read review
“I was here only for breakfast but the cottages look quaint and lots of activities for a family...........”
 of 5 bubbles lyndaa2016, Aug 4, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room 3”
 of 5 bubbles natashasidwell, Aug 3, 2016 | Read review
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