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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent 3 evenings at sir sams. Our overall impression was good, staff were pleasant, water spa was enjoyable, and food was tasty. We definitely would recommend staying in the main hotel in the winter to be near the breakfast and dinner service and the water spa. Two items which we thought could use some improvements. 1....

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Ryan C, Owner at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Hello 12372014, Thank you for posting a review about Sir Sam’s Inn and WaterSpa. It sounds like you had a great experience enjoying the beauty of Eagle Lake and Sir Sam’s Inn. Thank you for commenting on the diligent and friendly staff here at the Inn. They truly are a great team and try very hard to make Sir Sam’s...

Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are two couples who spent the weekend celebrating New Years in Halliburton. We wanted to cross country ski and spend time at a classic resort. The good - The staff at the Inn are excellent. The restaurant is terrific and the food is every good. The inn building is well appointed and classic. The New Years party was a...

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Jedirider, Owner at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Hi Ian, Thank you very much for spending New Years with your friends at Sir Sam’s Inn and WaterSpa. The piano lounge, DJ in the bar, and fireworks show always makes for great way to bring in the new year. As the owner of Sir Sam’s Inn, I could not agree with you more in regards to our staff. They...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the inn over Thanksgiving weekend to celebrate my birthday and will certainly not be returning. Very overpriced for the quality provided. Good points: Our room in the Northwoods section was very nice with a good view and the spa / pool area was bright and very relaxing. We enjoyed a lovely dinner the first evening. Timed the visit perfectly...

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Jedirider, Owner at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Hello AJ, Thank you for visiting Sir Sam’s Inn and WaterSpa, over the Thanksgiving weekend and a very happy birthday to you. I am very happy to hear your family truly enjoyed our recreational facilities and found your Northwoods accommodations cozy and well maintained. The view, especially during the height of the fall colors, and being steps to the lakefront...

Richmond Hill, Canada
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We booked this place last minute after reading some favourable reviews and for the most part we were not disappointed. Rooms were a little dated but very cozy, wood fireplace, loved it! View of the lake from our room was amazing. We took advantage of the pool as soon as we arrived, enjoying the spa like atmosphere. The food the...

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Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We arrived on Friday Nov 11 and were greeted by the hostess and of course her name eludes me. She gave us a tour and advised our room was ready. We reviewed the room and were happy with the view and the accommodations. We toured and got ready for a dip in the pool. The water was warm (not hot)...

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Gracious hostess Deb and amazing Chef Dave make having a meal at Sir Sams Inn an incredible event! We have never been disappointed. A trip down the spiral stairs to the wine cellar is a must, but we have never been steered wrong with Debs outstanding suggestions for wine pairing. Unique and tasty dishes that reflect the season are always...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent the day at Sir Sam's Inn while celebrating our anniversary. We each had a massage, enjoyed the water therapies and stayed for dinner. They only have one RMT so we had to have back to back massages. We were only given one robe at first, and told that we could come back for another one...

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Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Good day SheilaLastname, First off allow me to thank you for coming in to use our day spa, and stay for dinner. I was sad to read your spa treatment was disappointing. We actually receive quite a few compliments about this particular therapist. So unfortunately all I can do is say I am sorry we did not meet your expectations....

Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Hubby & I stayed here over Thanksgiving for the first time and we were disappointed. The area is beautiful, especially with the fall colours on display but that was the best part of the trip. Our room in one of the out buildings was an odd mix of '80s prefab furniture and a couple of antique type pieces, with a...

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Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Good day 91msp, Thank you for staying at Sir Sam's Inn & Spa. I was disappointment to here that dinner was not to your liking. I can assure you that the turkey nor the stuffing came out of a can. Due to the large amount of guests we had over the weekend. Our Chef actually de-boned whole turkeys and compressed...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2016

There are elements of any weekend getaway that contribute to the quality of the experience. At Sir Sam's Inn, I would say that they have managed to put them all together. Location: The inn is located about 2-3 hours drive from Toronto (depending on the traffic as you escape the city's nightmarish freeway system), on a quiet, sparsely populated lake,...

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Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Thank you steveston78, It was a pleasure to host both of you at Sir Sam's Inn & Spa. We concur that the beauty of the location with the lake and hills is simply second to none. I am glad the team took care of the two of you throughout your stay as we work on a daily basis to make...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great meals, lovely view overlooking lake and Autumn fall colours. Kayaking at dawn. Hiking around the area and return to relaxing indoor pool and wonderful meals. There are also some indoor activities such as ping pong and games if rainy day.

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Fernando M, General Manager at Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa, responded to this review

Good day kflan1963, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about Sir Sam's Inn & Spa. We are truly blessed to be in such a beautiful part of the province. At the base of Eagle Lake surrounded by hills and trees and with the added component of the sun setting daily directly in front of the Inn...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location. Sir Sam's Inn & Spa is an adults-oriented resort nestled in the Haliburton Highlands right in the heart of cottage country at the base of Eagle Lake, Ontario, Canada. This historical boutique Inn was establish in 1919 and is surrounded by quaint villages, majestic hills and more than 6,000 lakes. The Haliburton Wildlife Center and several golf courses are near the hotel. Hotel Features. Sir Sam's Inn & Spa was once the estate of Sir Samuel Hughes, the government minister who led Canada's military during WWI. This stone-and-timber historical mansion is constructed along Eagle Lake's scenic shoreline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa

Address: 1491 Sir Sam's Road, Eagle Lake, Ontario K0M 1M0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Kenora District > Eagle Lake
Price Range: $268 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Sir Sam`s Inn And Waterspa
Sir Sam`s Inn & Water Hotel Eagle Lake
Sir Sam's Inn & WaterSpa Eagle Lake, Ontario
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“Stay in the Main Inn during the colder seasons”
 of 5 bubbles trevheath, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If choosing Northwoods room, choose upper level. We had lower level and could hear lots of stomping from couple above us.”
 of 5 bubbles kflan1963, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Main building close to the water spa will make it easy to get back and forth.”
 of 5 bubbles MitchB73, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lake view for sure.”
 of 5 bubbles gaildavid2015, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have water views but suggest premium lodge rooms or Northwoods accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterN721, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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