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Niagara Falls, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are thoroughly surprised at how kind, caring, welcoming Erin and her entire team was. The cottages, 1 and 3 are very well maintained & spotlessly clean! Cleaner than most 5 star hotels we stayed in! Each cottage had a different, and unique personality. Great place for shower, cooking a simple meal - in, and resting. Those pillows on the... More 

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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is fantastic to have great memories of a place ... and then return to discover it is just as nice as you remember it. This is how we feel about our second visit to Hay Lake Lodge. Our first trip was a decade ago, when we wanted to show friends from Europe how beautiful Ontario is. This time, I... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Hay Lake Lodge, once again, and were thrilled with the wonderful service, the breathtaking view, the fun on the lake, the amazing breakfast provided, and the relaxing evening fire on the lodge deck. It's close to Algonquin Park for a day trip to explore the Visitors Centre and it's easy to pack for a getaway like this, since... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

It was so good to see you again - and see how the kids grow while we remain the same :) I was glad to see you all so relaxed, and glad your getaway gave you the break you were looking for. Thank you for the feedback - the descriptions our guests give are really the best portraits of life... More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Being on Hay Lake would give any resort an unfair advantage but Hay Lake Lodge takes this and adds their own wonderful elements, resulting in a standout vacation experience! They provide boats of all sorts that you can use to explore this large lake and even make your way into Algonquin Park proper. The cabins, while rustic, are clean and... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and enthusiastic review. Your visit was lots of fun for all of us! It is one of the most interesting parts of life at the lodge, watching guests meet, share an evening at the fire pit or make music together - and every combination is unique. Thank you for the croissant compliment - that is... More 

Sudbury, MA
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Where do I start? What an incredible place to stay! We had a fantastic time here at this family owned and run lodge. Everyone is so nice here and very helpful. They go out of their way to make sure you have everything you need. The daily breakfast was something we all looked forward to. They have a nice... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

I'm so glad you found it worth the drive! Your visit was a delight - you seem to value family time relaxing together. Thank you for the review and the kind words - there are more butter tarts waiting if you make it back:) More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I could repeat all of the positive things others have said in their reviews here - as everyone in our family would say these same things about our stay. Erin and her staff put on touches that others don't and at the same time give you the space to make your stay exactly what you want it to be. For... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for these comments. You have captured exactly what we strive for - a holiday that is private and personal. I'm so glad you had time to sit and watch the sun on the water - and I hope you will come back again and enjoy the quiet. More 

Weston
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hay Lake Lodge has six nicely spaced and well-equipped cabins right on the edge of beautiful Hay Lake. A full and satisfying breakfast is delivered to your cabin. Canoes and kayaks are provided in this beautiful and idyllic setting at the edge of Algonquin Provincial Park. It doesn't get much better than this! Erin makes every guest feel welcome and... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Our guests are interesting and each is looking for that special time to enjoy nature, relax, explore Algonquin or spend some time with family. Life at Hay Lake is so much richer for the people we meet here. I hope you'll make the drive north again next summer! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quietest place we've ever been to:) Very peaceful and relaxing. The staff is very friendly. The cottages are really clean and very well equipped. We found everything we needed. Thanks you very much, Erin!

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. Guest often tell me they can't tell if we're full or not, since it is so peaceful here. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure having you visit. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am writing this review at the conclusion of our fourth annual visit. We started in 2013 in Cabin 2 for a week in late August, then Cabin 4 in 2014 for a week in early August , then Cabin 6 in 2015 for a week in late June, and again this year in Cabin 6 in early July for... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Wow! I don't think I could have done a better job describing how I would like a guest to feel when they are here, or what we are trying to provide. Thank you so much for your thoughtful and thorough feedback. It is a great pleasure and a privilege to be a part of someone's family memories. Thank you again... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a piece of Heaven on Earth! Perfect spot to relax and rejuvenate. The view is spectacular. The cottage/cabin has the perfect touch of comfort of home. Erin and her team/staff are so amazing! They made us feel welcomed and comfortable. Breakfast was fresh and delicious. We really enjoyed every second of our stay. The kids didn't want... More 

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. That touch of home is just what we want you to feel. I for one was pretty excited to learn about the little palm-size projector you brought! I'll look forward to seeing you next summer. Thanks again for taking the time to post a review - Trip Advisor really stresses input from lots of... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Naturally relaxing, first-class log Lakefront cottages, ranging in size from one to four bedrooms. Open May-October. All are completely equipped with full kitchens, gas barbecues, decks overlooking the lake and screened porches. Complimentary breakfast delivered to your cabin each morning. Peaceful, on the edge of Algonquin Park. Park Pass included. Canoes and kayaks included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages

Address: 903 McRae-Hay Lake Road, Whitney, Algonquin Park, Ontario K0J 2M0, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Algonquin Park > Whitney
Price Range: $161 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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