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Pine Vista Resort

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932 Gilchrist Bay Rd Douro-Dummer, Lakefield, Selwyn Township, Ontario K0L 2H0 Canada
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Pine Vista Resort is an award winning 4 season 4 star rated Housekeeping Resort on Stoney Lake in the Kawarthas. Centrally located under 2 hours from Toronto and 3 hours from Ottawa on the Trent Severn Waterway system. Upscale, fully equipped accommodation and Recreation programs and facilities for all ages. Rated 5 star with Fun For Kids. Enjoy, fishing, water activities, nature hiking and biking. In Winter take part in ice skating, tobogganing, horse drawn sleigh rides and Winter Carnivals. PGA Golf Course within 5 minutes as well as many dining out options.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Beach
Bicycle rental
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Kids club
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Wifi
Hot tub
Game room
Golf course
Skiing
Fishing
Table tennis
Meeting rooms
Massage
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
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Self-serve laundry
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private beach
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Dishwasher
Microwave
Whirlpool bathtub
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Complimentary toiletries
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Newpapa wrote a review Nov 2020
Lindsay, Canada22 contributions2 helpful votes
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My wife and I headed for a 3n stay at Pine Vista. We have stayed here once before and we loved it and this time was no different. Great accommodations, great location, peaceful, beautiful and cleanliness above none. Amazing and helpful staff! Thanks for a great get away!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Clare J wrote a review Jul 2020
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Thank you Kevin, Julie and the wonderful team at Pine Vista for an unprecedented week in an unprecedented year! Our family was counting down the days to our annual summer week at The Maples cottage and you didn’t disappoint. New safety protocols were explained and maintained making us feel secure without losing the amenities and activities that make your resort stays so memorable year after year! Cleanliness, service and genuine connection with your guests are always 5 star! The recreational team did an excellent job changing Kids Klub this year to ensure our girls had fun safely- the awesome Candy Cart was DEFINITELY a hit! Proud to be an ambassador for this slice of heaven on Stoney Lake and thank you for the care and thought you put into following the required protocols so we could have just as awesome a time as we do each year- impressed and grateful for this family time together!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Jul 30, 2020
We enjoy seeing your family year after year and sincerely appreciate your beautiful review Clare! We are thrilled that you love Pine Vista and that you recognize our efforts to keep our guests safe and wonderfuly entertained! It is a pleasure having your family stay with us, and we look forward to seeing you again!
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June J wrote a review Jul 2020
Elora, Canada13 contributions6 helpful votes
We are 'long time' guests of this amazing resort (19 years & counting) & so we just knew that with Covid this year & all the restrictions that come with it, Pine Vista would still find a way to 'make it fun' for all & still keep everyone safe. Their new Candy Kart was a huge success with our Grandchildren this year & for Pine Vista to "jazz up one of their golf carts with a Caribbean theme...including a fake palm tree & music from Mowana" is just so them! Our entire family absolutely luv coming to this resort, as Pine Vista's friendly & caring attitude, along with their strong desire to ensure everyone has fun...we just know, we will always have a great time! Thank you Pine Vista & to all those that work there...for everything you do & for being the "best resort" ever! Our summers & now fall vacations, just wouldn't be the same without ya!
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Responded Jul 30, 2020
Thank you so much June for this wonderful review! We are thrilled that you have made Pine Vista your vacation destination through the years and we look forward to seeing you for many years to come! And, we were super excited about offering the Candy Kart and so happy that your Grandchildren enjoyed it!
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pameko wrote a review Jul 2020
Toronto4 contributions3 helpful votes
This will be our fourth year at Pine Vista and I have to say we love it! We've stayed at both Treetops and Homestead and, though not on the water, definitely prefer the spacious Homestead property. When I mentioned we're going back to my 11-year-old he said "best place ever!" The kids have made lifelong friends here and the Kids Club staff are amazing. I know it will be a little different this year, but I'm sure they'll do their best to make it a great experience regardless. If you're coming for great Wi-fi--stay home. This isn't a trip about computer time nor should it be. If you must connect, you're best to use the room off the main office. I read the last review which frankly makes me a little sad. First off, they tell everyone (or at least they told me) that pot smoking is not permitted on the property (I am not a person of colour). Secondly, my bi-racial family has always felt completely welcome here. Is there a ton of cultural diversity? No, but I think this has more to do with the reality of typical waspy "cottage culture" (it wasn't a tradition in my immigrant family that's for sure). The week we go always has 4-5 families who don't fit this "typical" mould and I'm pretty sure--though I don't begin to speak for other people--their return every year suggests that they feel included. Pine Vista isn't fancy, or pretentious. It's a lovely "homey" place with incredible people and an awesome lake. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxed (but not party) atmosphere in beautiful surroundings.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Room Tip: We like Homestead as it's huge and private but note it is NOT directly on the water.
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Response from , Owner at Pine Vista Resort
Responded Jul 20, 2020
Thank you for this wonderful review! We are thrilled you and your family love Pine Vista! We are also thrilled that you recognize how much we care about all of our guests and how we try to make everyone staying at Pine Vista feel 'at home'.
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Sasha P wrote a review Jun 2020
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Been going to Vista for 10 years now. My most recent visit has raised some concerns. Went and no facilities available - no discount provided. Was told to check in later than usual, assumed I would get to stay a little longer to compensate - I was wrong. Im not sure if it is recent events that are making me super sensitive to things, but noticed over my many years, no people of colour, nor in pictures either. And, I noticed I was the only person told directly, no marijuana smoking on property - I know this because I asked the people staying behind me if they had any issues. Being charged an extra amount because I forgot to take my garage to main trashcan - which is completely true, in my rush to leave, I must have left outside the cottage. Vista was recommended to me and I have gone out of my way to promote this place. I will no longer do so.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Responded Jun 9, 2020
Thank you for giving us a 5 star rating for our rooms and cleanliness. We take great pride in keeping Pine Vista beautiful. For this reason, we are very transparent with all of our guests about our policies and provide written information in a pre-arrival email as well as a registration package. Within this written information is our non-smoking policy, our policy prohibiting marijuana and our policy regarding garbage removal. Every guest who books with us receives this information, and our staff re-iterate it at check-in. Our check-in and check-out times have remained the same for several years and I'm sorry you felt they were different. Our rates reflect our accommodations and property on spectacular Stoney Lake. We are thrilled to offer many activities and resources complimentary and are sorry you felt there were no facilities available. The only closures are mandated by the Ontario Government's Covid-19 guidelines and are not reflective of a lack of service on our part. We charged you an additional cleaning fee of $50 which was necessary for removal of marijuana odor in our cottage and garbage removal. These fees are clearly defined in our package that you received. We are devastated that you posted damaging comments about people of colour which have no place with anything associated with Pine Vista Resort. Our small family business has prided itself on welcoming guests of all race, culture, gender and abilities with our exceptional service since 1945. Every guest at Pine Vista is treated with respect and dignity. We are distraught that you have taken this stance as a result of us charging you fees for marijuana and garbage removal.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pine Vista Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Pine Vista Resort?
Nearby attractions include Burleigh Waterfall (5.0 miles), Bayside Boutique & Gallery (4.2 miles), and The Boathouse Pub (2.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Pine Vista Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a fitness center.
Which room amenities are available at Pine Vista Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a dishwasher.
What food & drink options are available at Pine Vista Resort?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Pine Vista Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pine Vista Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Honey's Diner, Stoney Lake Market Grill, and Wolf & Spice Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pine Vista Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Pine Vista Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Pine Vista Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.
Is Pine Vista Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.