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Idlewyld Inn & Spa

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the night at Idlewyld and we were impressed. The service that we received from the staff was perfect. The room was beautifully renovated and extremely clean. Our 3rd floor room only had a shower but we chose that room over a ground floor room with a jacuzzi tub just so it was quieter. The breakfast was ok but...

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Michael W, Front Office Manager at Idlewyld Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Idlewyld Inn and Spa. The team will be so pleased to hear you found the service, décor and room cleanliness to your liking. I will make sure to pass your comments onto the Chef and his team for review about the breakfast. We do offer house made granola, yogurt, cottage cheese,...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about this hotel is unique. The staff are very welcoming. The building itself is full of character and has interesting history. excellent breakfast. I stayed for four days and enjoyed every minute. Quiet clean rooms. Highly recommend. Small and intimate. This is how I like to spend my time when I am away from home.

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Michael W, Front Office Manager at Idlewyld Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Idlewyld Inn and Spa. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay due to the staff, ambiance, breakfast and overall cleanliness of the guest rooms. Thank you for the recommendation to future guests and we hope to welcome you again soon! Warm Regards, Michael Willemsen Front Desk Manager

Michigan
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Just spent the weekend at the inn for my birthday, and it was perfect. Better than anticipated! I loved the setting, the building is gorgeous and no detail goes unnoticed. The restaurant on the grounds is delicious and very luxurious. I did have a massage at the spa. I enjoyed my visit and the staff was professional. Overall I give...

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Michael W, Front Office Manager at Idlewyld Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Idlewyld Inn and Spa. We are so excited to hear you enjoyed your birthday at the Idlewyld. From the dining to the massage and staff service it seems as though you had a fantastic time! We hope to welcome you back soon! Warm Regards, Michael Willemsen Front Desk Manager

Kingsville, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We had a company Christmas party with Spa treatments for each couple and then dinner and drinks. The spa personnel were absolutely amazing and very friendly. The dinner was fantastic with a great selection of main courses. The staff was very friendly and provided a great experience. Definately a place to go back to.

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Michael W, Front Office Manager at Idlewyld Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Idlewyld Inn and Spa. We are so pleased to hear you found the Christmas party experience with your corporate event to your liking! We truly enjoyed hosting your team and we hope to welcome you again in the near future! Warm Regards, Michael Willemsen Front Desk Manager

Kingsville, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We just got back from my husbands company's Christmas celebration. Great spa facilities, wonderful service and the food was absolutely delicious! The ladies in the spa were great sports and very accommodating to our large loud crowd.

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Michael W, Front Office Manager at Idlewyld Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hello Cindy, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to review the Idlewyld Inn & Spa. We are so excited to hear you enjoyed your time with us due to the spa facilities, staff service, dining experience and the overall event. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future! Warm Regards, Michael Willemsen Front...

Chatham, Canada
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

What an amazing hotel with very friendly staff. So beautifully decorated for the Christmas season you almost felt like you were walking back in time when you walked through the doors. From check in to our late evening dessert & coffee in the restaurant to breakfast the next morning it was such a pleasurable experience. Will defiantly be visiting this...

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Michael W, Front Office Manager at Idlewyld Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hello Ben, Thank you for reviewing the Idlewyld Inn and Spa. We are so pleased to find that you the overall experience, staff service, décor and dining experience to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future and thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review! Warm Regards, Michael Willemsen Front...

Staples ,On
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This Inn and spa was just what we needed for a R&R weekend .Just far enough away from home and the quiet retreat that this charming place gives. Nestled in the heart of the city it was close enough that we walked to some of the things that we were doing or a quick taxi ride gets you where you...

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Michael W, Front Office Manager at Idlewyld Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hello Lois, Thank you for taking the time to review the Idlewyld Inn and Spa. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay due to the location, staff service, couples massage and breakfast. The team truly appreciates the time you have taken to leave this review. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Warm...

Reviewed 8 December 2016

I recently had a Makeup Artistry Master Class held here. I booked it blind without seeing the space beforehand; I was absolutely blown away. It was so beautifully decorated, incredibly private, had inviting Christmas music playing and had floor to ceiling windows. The staff was an absolute pleasure - Brian and Monica were so helpful and kind, and Michael made...

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Michael W, Front Office Manager at Idlewyld Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hello Cassidy, Thank you for taking the time to review the Idlewyld Inn and Spa. We are so excited to hear you enjoyed your make up Master Class. The team is also pleased to hear you enjoyed the parlour and the overall decor. I will make sure to pass your comments onto Brian and Monika! We hope to welcome you...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My stay at Idlewyld was a result of being unable to book a room where I had planned to stay. That turned out to be a fortuitous fall. I enjoyed my stay at Idlewyld tremendously. What I particularly enjoyed—besides the comfortable room, lovely spa service, and good food—was the service. The inn and the people who work there all exude...

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Thank you for taking the time to review the Idlewyld Inn and Spa. The team will be so pleased to hear you found the stay to your liking due to the "Understated Quality". We truly appreciate your kind words and take them as the highest compliment! We appreciate the time you have taken to write this review. We look forward...

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

From the moment we entered this beautiful old Manson we were greeted right away and showed to our beautiful window table. The Menu is very inviting with a nice array of items to choose from. We all loved our appetizer main course and a must try chocolate soufflé! Which takes 20 minutes to prepare but well worth the wait! Also...

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Michael W, Front Office Manager at Idlewyld Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Hello Brenda, Thank you for reviewing the Idlewyld Inn and Spa. We are so excited to hear you enjoyed the dining experience. From the staff to the meal quality and overall ambiance it seems as though you had a fantastic time! I will make sure to pass your comments on to the Chef and his team. We look forward to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Idlewyld Inn Restaurant
Idlewyld Inn Restaurant
Cuisines: American, European, Canadian
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Now owned and operated by Farhi Holdings Corporation, Idlewyld Inn & Spa joins Ingersoll's Elm Hurst Inn & Spa in offering an unforgettable hospitality and dining experience. Built in 1878 as the private home of Charles Smith Hayman, Idlewyld has charmed generations of visitors with its stunning Victorian features, many of which survive to this day. We look forward to preserving the mansion's history. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Idlewyld Inn & Spa

Address: 36 Grand Ave, London, Ontario N6C 1K8, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > London
Price Range: $142 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Idlewyld Inn & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Rooms at the front of the property face the garden and fountain”
 of 5 bubbles dbrown299, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms upstairs are spacious. Also, the honeymoorn suite which used to be the mansion library is very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 3Equinox, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My room faced the road but was quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles doc_joe_NY, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This inn was built in the 1870s, so there are some quirky items. Still, it is wonderfully upgraded and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexG395, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles stucalinz56, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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