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Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages

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Isanti, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We can't say enough great things about Hay Lake...like the best combination of a cabin stay and a bed and breakfast. The breakfast they brought to us each morning was wonderful. Lots of personal touches made this place special, like a blow-dryer and night light in the bathroom, beach towels provided, coffee and tea available in the kitchen cupboard, fans... More 

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Toronto
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27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

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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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed three nights at Hay Lake Lodge with four other friends and we all said we would go back in a heartbeat. Our cottage was charming, extra clean and very well equipped. The grounds are very well maintained and the boating equipment in top shape. The lake was beautiful and quiet and we loved our private deck by the lake.... More 

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

Wow, you just made my day! It was great having you here - good friends able to handle any weather and make their own fun. And of course everyone knows I am passionate about kayaking - I think every woman is meant to kayak :)! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, and you are welcome any time (croissants are just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dear Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages - We love you! We just had the most wonderful 5 days on your beautiful property! I honestly can't even begin to describe how amazing of a time we had. We were greeted by the lovely Jodelle upon arrival. She took us to our cabin and made us feel at home right away! We... More 

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review. You are right; Jodel has a wonderful gift for hospitality. I'm glad your family gathering went so well and you felt so comfortable. That is exactly our hope for every guest. We'll be glad to have you back! More 

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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love everything about this place. We had a beautiful 2-bedroom lodge. The beds are so comfy and everything was nice and quite. You get the homemade breakfast delivered to your front door and can enjoy the view. We stayed in a lot more Lodge places during our Canada vacation but this was by far the best. We never had... More 

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

I'm so glad you had such a great experience. A breakfast at your door is a great way to start the day. It would be lovely to have you back. Thank you for taking the time to post this review. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With 6 separate cabins along a beautiful lakeshore, Hay Lake lodge combines privacy with comfortable amenities. The cabins have a fresh, well-cared for feel. There are complete kitchens, spacious living rooms, screened porches and lakeside decks with barbecue. There are plentiful canoes and kayaks of excellent quality suitable for exploring a 16 km long lake with many interesting inlets and... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words. Trip Advisor is the go-to for so many travellers, and your clear explanation of what to expect is very helpful. I'm looking forward to your return this fall! More 

Niagara Falls, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

What a happy review! Your enjoyment comes through so clearly - for your stay here and I think for life in general :) I know how much you have traveled, so I appreciate your positive feelings. I'm glad you left feeling relaxed, and I'll look forward to seeing you again. More 

Peterborough, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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75 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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 

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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
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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, Ontario K0J 2M0, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Whitney
Price Range: $160 - $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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