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4 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Canoe Bay is the perfect place to relax, recharge your batteries and reconnect with nature. When I first saw our Dream Cottage from the exterior, I thought it rather plain and unremarkable. The interior was great, though, with extremely comfortable furniture, a two-sided fireplace, a whirlpool and a nicely appointed bathroom. We sat on our deck with a lovely lake... More 

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We just visited for our 7th annual trip to Canoe Bay and this review is long overdue! We love Canoe Bay. We are city folk and we love the peacefulness that Canoe Bay provides. We spend our days canoeing, walking the trails, walking the garden (John is so knowledgable!) and just enjoying being unplugged! We find the service to be... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Relaxing and peaceful. A let down as a Relais and Chateau, food is wildly over priced. No choice with only one dish each night, good quality but as said before much too expensive. It is too far from town for there to be any other alternative. Not a Relais.

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1 Thank Paul B
Lisa D, Owner at Canoe Bay, responded to this review

We’re so gratified that “peaceful and relaxing” are your primary takeaways from staying with us. Regarding food pricing as a criterion for being “a Relais,” there are as wide a variety of food experiences available at Relais & Châteaux-member properties as there are cuisines in the world. Canoe Bay’s pricing is in keeping with being located very remotely to any... More 

San Diego, California
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Green and secluded were my first thoughts as I drove towards Canoe Bay. The resort is about half a mile front the main road. Checkin was straightforward and friendly. I was instructed about how to go about with breakfast (which is delivered to the door at 2 different times), lunch (which I skipped during my whole stay) and dinner (which... More 

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2 Thank SocaLakwatsera
Lisa D, Owner at Canoe Bay, responded to this review

How delightful to know your personal retreat was so much enjoyed. Thank you! The hours for our Fitness Center at the Lodge are 8a—8p. Will look forward to your next visit! More 

Apple Valley, Minnesota
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We've been to Canoe Bay on four separate occasions. We've stayed in one of the smaller rooms right off the library twice, a larger "Honeymoon Suite" (not on our honeymoon) that was in the same building as the restaurant and a stand alone cabin just a few doors down from the restaurant. One each occasion we dined almost exclusively, three... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

I tried to find out whether "ideal for couples" meant that it was inappropriate for a couple and two adult children. But the website was unhelpful and two calls to the hotel went unanswered and unreturned, It makes me disinclined to go there in the future.

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1 Thank slocartes
Lisa D, Owner at Canoe Bay, responded to this review

I can appreciate your frustration and extend apologies on behalf of everyone in Reservations. We are at a loss to understand how two calls would have gone unanswered; there perhaps was a voicemail glitch. Again, we are so sorry for missing the opportunity to serve you! Canoe Bay IS an appropriate place to visit as a couple with two adult... More 

Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Set in the northern woods of Wisconsin in the middle of nowhere, Canoe Bay is intended for those who just want to get away and potentially do nothing. You can take a canoe out on the lake if you like or you can, as we did, sit our our spacious deck, read and watch the day go by. A deer... More 

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North Suburbs, IL
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

You can't get much better than this very exclusive resort. From the luscious natural grounds, peaceful lake, top-notch accommodations, and lovely gardens. Everything about "Canoe Bay" evokes relaxation. The library was especially fulfilling and expansive in its variety. Breakfast is included each morning and brought directly to your room. The dining room served extraordinary, delicious fare, albeit a little pricey,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Our stay at Canoe Bay combined plenty of needed quiet, alone time for the two of us with the pleasure of a forested setting on the edge of three small lakes in northern Wisconsin. The staff could not have been more welcoming and accommodating. Because of the cool weather (late spring is chilly this year in the Midwest), insects were... More 

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2 Thank sbmarcus
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

We LOVE coming here. It is peaceful, serene, relaxing, and beautiful. This is a perfect couples retreat; secluded, quiet, and surrounded by nature. We rarely see another soul, even when taking long walks. Dinner is always wonderful, and having breakfast served to your cabin is a delicious treat. All that said, it is expensive. High end luxury, and well worth... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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This resort is for adults seeking seclusion and romance; children are not allowed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canoe Bay

Address: W16065 Hogsback Rd, RR 1, Box 28, Chetek, WI 54728
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Chetek
Price Range: $491 - $557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Canoe Bay Chetek
Canoe Bay Hotel Chetek
Canoe Bay Wisconsin
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“There appear to be no bad rooms here”
 of 5 bubbles jasoncF3453GN, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask around and see if friends will let you stay at their lake home on a weekend......”
 of 5 bubbles mhgdds, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I doubt if you could find a "bad" room here.”
 of 5 bubbles onceinawhile31, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a stand alone cabin-the decks are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles NancyGivs, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Library rooms=wonderful, but not as private. Cabins=awesome+private. Restaurant building rooms=least favorite+employees milling around.”
 of 5 bubbles EVLightning, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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