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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We visited Marten River Lodge for a fishing trip with good friends and a birthday trip for me. We were not disappointed! We enjoyed the great food, amazing entertainment, the rustic clean cabins and the fishing trips each day. The shore lunch that Adam and Sam cooked us was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed the fruits of our labour. Peter...

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Donna S, Owner at Marten River Lodge, responded to this review

And we are Very Happy you chose us. :o) Take care until we see you again. Donna Owner

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Beautiful place to get away. Fishing was good. Had a great 4 days with my boys. Lots of laughs and memories. Food was delicious. The hosts, Ray and Donna, treated us really well, and made us feel at home. Ray puts on a mean show with his guitar and that really highlighted the trip. Hope to go back with my...

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Donna S, Owner at Marten River Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to serve you here and yes, your wife would love it here. All the best until we see you again. Donna Owner

Reviewed 23 September 2016

The old Log Cabins were great, filled with character. Ray, Donna and there whole Staff go out there way to Make sure you are having a good time, and Don't go without. The Fishing Guides were awesome and knowledge of the MANY Beautiful Lakes in the area. When Ray puts on an Outstanding Live Show. Go, it will be so...

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Donna S, Owner at Marten River Lodge, responded to this review

LOL well, I don't know about the card shark label but I do love to play Texas Hold'em with anyone that offers. It was wonderful to host you here and I look forward to your revenge at the poker table next year. :o) Donna Owner

Owatonna, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We had an amazing time at the Marten River Lodge! First time there, however it most certainly will not be the last! Ray, his wife Donna and their entire staff are all about service to the guests. Extremely well organized, super clean and full of charm. The food was incredible! An accomplished musician, Ray gave us a great show on...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 17 September 2016

MRL is one of the nicest lodge and fishing camps in the area! Comfortable cabins with heaters, delicious food prepared by Chef named Peter (really great!), great atmosphere at the lodge and lounge, surrounded by lakes and plenty of awesome fishing guided by really cool guides (Sam and Adam). If you like outdoors or are looking for an experience that...

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Donna S, Owner at Marten River Lodge, responded to this review

Blush :o) Why thank you. We are so happy you enjoyed yourself. Come back and bring all your friends. Donna Owner

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

What a great time! Accommodations were great, fishing was excellent, and the food was fantastic! Ray and his team are awesome and they sure do take care of everyone! They have a bar in the lodge (BYOB), pool table, darts, and a large room to "hang out". Ray may even perform, as he loves music and is a very good...

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Donna S, Owner at Marten River Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you here. September would not be the same without all of you visiting us. Take good care until we see you again. Donna

St. George, Utah
Reviewed 14 September 2016

What a wonderful experience. A beautiful setting, very comfortable rustic cabins and an eclectic lodge that capitalized on the great outdoors. Ray and Donna have hit the mark in providing the best outdoor fishing experience I've ever had. Highly recommend it.

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Donna S, Owner at Marten River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you soooooo much for your kind words. We try hard. :o) Take care and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 August 2016

A couple of friends and I, had thought we had purchased a once in a lifetime fishing trip which included guided fishing every day for a week and also a guided fly in flshing trip to a remote lake. This was included in the Marten River Lodge's ultimate deluxe package. (Cost for trip roughly $3000) The fishing: Of the 6...

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Donna S, Owner at Marten River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Greg, I am sorry for the delay in responding but I wanted to temper my response and remove the emotional component that naturally occurs with such a poor rating and review. All of us here were extremely disappointed and surprised by your comments. We continue to discuss your stay and your review and how we could have better served...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A group of 4 of us from Pittsburgh Pa went to this lodge and it was the best outdoor experience any of us has ever had! We say that 4 words made the difference, BASS FISHING, NORTHERN ONTAIO. These are the words I used in a search to find this place. It far exceeded our expectations. Everyone from the owners...

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Donna S, Owner at Marten River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review! I could tell you were nervous about trying a new place. That's a long way to come based on a website and conversations with a me and I assume the pressure was on from the guys if you picked a crappy place. LOL We have all had those holidays where the resort and service...

Carleton Place, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I have been to a lot of fishing camps in my life but this is the best. Earns 5 stars in communication, food, facility and ownership. The owner's really care about their guests. Ray and Donna work like mad men to make sure everyone is having a good time. No one could ask for much more. Do not leave before...

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Donna S, Owner at Marten River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you praise. We really do try hard. :o) Take care and we hope to see you again soon. Donna Owner P.S. I am avoiding taking Ray to Nashville for now...too many expensive guitars for sale there!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Marten River Lodge. Located in Northeastern Ontario, Temagami (Near North). Marten River Lodge is a Northern Ontario premier fishing, hunting, family vacation cottage and corporate wilderness retreat destination and has been providing guests with The Ultimate Outdoor Adventure for over 80 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marten River Lodge

Address: 36 Marten River Rd | 35 Min North of North Bay Hwy 11 & 64, Marten River, Ontario P0H 1T0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Northeastern Ontario > Marten River
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Marten River Lodge Ontario
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“All cabins are great.”
 of 5 bubbles MTH9530, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They are all good rooms. No tip needed.”
 of 5 bubbles EarlofCarleton, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in cabin 6 and ideal central location to everything required”
 of 5 bubbles rickl132, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabins farther from the main lodge have less guest traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles ProBooker, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy nature, love to fish? Visit Marten River Lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles mikecR8169CN, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
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