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Elmhirst's Resort

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Hamilton, Ontario Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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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... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome place. So many activities for our entire family! The spa was incredible, Martina was outstanding. The cottages were great, more than enough room for the entire family. The kids loved the tubing, horse back riding and both the indoor and outdoor pools.

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Sarnia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I came to stay at this resort for the first time for my cousins wedding. The cottage we were in had three bedrooms plus a pull out couch in the living room. My partner and I slept on the pull out which was fairly comfortable. However there was SO many houseflies in the cabin when we arrived.... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two of my kids, their four kids, and I just spent two nights at Elmhirst. We had a wonderful, five-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage with a kitchen and large eating area. We were able to barbecue our dinners and cook our other meals. A great place for kids. There are a number of canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards (no extra fees for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my family, my sister and her children and my father. We had a great time. The cabins are clean and well provisioned (you do need to bring all food and condiments if you are planning on cooking), the staff is friendly and the grounds are well kept. The kids loved the water trampoline and the tubing.... More 

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

Hello and thanks very much for taking the time to share your experience. We were all thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at Elmhirst's Resort. Wishing you safe and happy travels and we hope to see you again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic wait staff . Be Prepared if there is a wedding booked as it will be noisy with drunken party people along the walkway in front of the cottages .Woken up 3 times..not a quiet place with that activity. Cottages were in pretty good condition Wifi, .NO AC bring fans if it is really hot out.Bring your own food each... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We only had a couple of nights at this "Dirty Dancing" style "resort". Our anniversary found us in a 1 bedroom cottage on a very quiet lake with kitchen, LR & deck. There's a "clubhouse", 2 restaurants & pools indoor & outdoor, all a little dated but fine. Most of the cottages are 2 bedroom or larger. There are activities,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $129 - $207 (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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