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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Dear Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages - We love you! We just had the most wonderful 5 days on your beautiful property! I honestly can't even begin to describe how amazing of a time we had. We were greeted by the lovely Jodelle upon arrival. She took us to our cabin and made us feel at home right away! We...

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. You are right; Jodel has a wonderful gift for hospitality. I'm glad your family gathering went so well and you felt so comfortable. That is exactly our hope for every guest. We'll be glad to have you back!

Reviewed 2 August 2016

I love everything about this place. We had a beautiful 2-bedroom lodge. The beds are so comfy and everything was nice and quite. You get the homemade breakfast delivered to your front door and can enjoy the view. We stayed in a lot more Lodge places during our Canada vacation but this was by far the best. We never had...

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

I'm so glad you had such a great experience. A breakfast at your door is a great way to start the day. It would be lovely to have you back. Thank you for taking the time to post this review.

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

With 6 separate cabins along a beautiful lakeshore, Hay Lake lodge combines privacy with comfortable amenities. The cabins have a fresh, well-cared for feel. There are complete kitchens, spacious living rooms, screened porches and lakeside decks with barbecue. There are plentiful canoes and kayaks of excellent quality suitable for exploring a 16 km long lake with many interesting inlets and...

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Trip Advisor is the go-to for so many travellers, and your clear explanation of what to expect is very helpful. I'm looking forward to your return this fall!

Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We are thoroughly surprised at how kind, caring, welcoming Erin and her entire team was. The cottages, 1 and 3 are very well maintained & spotlessly clean! Cleaner than most 5 star hotels we stayed in! Each cottage had a different, and unique personality. Great place for shower, cooking a simple meal - in, and resting. Those pillows on the...

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

What a happy review! Your enjoyment comes through so clearly - for your stay here and I think for life in general :) I know how much you have traveled, so I appreciate your positive feelings. I'm glad you left feeling relaxed, and I'll look forward to seeing you again.

Peterborough, Canada
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We visited Hay Lake Lodge, once again, and were thrilled with the wonderful service, the breathtaking view, the fun on the lake, the amazing breakfast provided, and the relaxing evening fire on the lodge deck. It's close to Algonquin Park for a day trip to explore the Visitors Centre and it's easy to pack for a getaway like this, since...

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

It was so good to see you again - and see how the kids grow while we remain the same :) I was glad to see you all so relaxed, and glad your getaway gave you the break you were looking for. Thank you for the feedback - the descriptions our guests give are really the best portraits of life...

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Being on Hay Lake would give any resort an unfair advantage but Hay Lake Lodge takes this and adds their own wonderful elements, resulting in a standout vacation experience! They provide boats of all sorts that you can use to explore this large lake and even make your way into Algonquin Park proper. The cabins, while rustic, are clean and...

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and enthusiastic review. Your visit was lots of fun for all of us! It is one of the most interesting parts of life at the lodge, watching guests meet, share an evening at the fire pit or make music together - and every combination is unique. Thank you for the croissant compliment - that is...

Sudbury, MA
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Wow! Where do I start? What an incredible place to stay! We had a fantastic time here at this family owned and run lodge. Everyone is so nice here and very helpful. They go out of their way to make sure you have everything you need. The daily breakfast was something we all looked forward to. They have a nice...

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

I'm so glad you found it worth the drive! Your visit was a delight - you seem to value family time relaxing together. Thank you for the review and the kind words - there are more butter tarts waiting if you make it back:)

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I could repeat all of the positive things others have said in their reviews here - as everyone in our family would say these same things about our stay. Erin and her staff put on touches that others don't and at the same time give you the space to make your stay exactly what you want it to be. For...

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for these comments. You have captured exactly what we strive for - a holiday that is private and personal. I'm so glad you had time to sit and watch the sun on the water - and I hope you will come back again and enjoy the quiet.

Weston
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Hay Lake Lodge has six nicely spaced and well-equipped cabins right on the edge of beautiful Hay Lake. A full and satisfying breakfast is delivered to your cabin. Canoes and kayaks are provided in this beautiful and idyllic setting at the edge of Algonquin Provincial Park. It doesn't get much better than this! Erin makes every guest feel welcome and...

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Our guests are interesting and each is looking for that special time to enjoy nature, relax, explore Algonquin or spend some time with family. Life at Hay Lake is so much richer for the people we meet here. I hope you'll make the drive north again next summer!

Reviewed 12 July 2016

The quietest place we've ever been to:) Very peaceful and relaxing. The staff is very friendly. The cottages are really clean and very well equipped. We found everything we needed. Thanks you very much, Erin!

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Erin-HayLake, Owner at Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. Guest often tell me they can't tell if we're full or not, since it is so peaceful here. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure having you visit.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Naturally relaxing, first-class log Lakefront cottages, ranging in size from one to four bedrooms. Open May-October. All are completely equipped with full kitchens, gas barbecues, decks overlooking the lake and screened porches. Complimentary breakfast delivered to your cabin each morning. Peaceful, on the edge of Algonquin Park. Park Pass included. Canoes and kayaks included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages

Address: 903 McRae-Hay Lake Road, Whitney, Ontario K0J 2M0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Whitney
Price Range: $207 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Cabins 5 and 6 are a little more remote and have a little more privacy. Cabin 1 is large and located conveniently close to the marina.”
 of 5 bubbles DiSb37, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Every cabin is well maintained.”
 of 5 bubbles 48prudencel, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“you choose your cabin based on the size of your group-small to large cabins available!”
 of 5 bubbles mortonsclass, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 2 - two adults. Room for child in sleeping bag on the floor. Cabin 4: sleeps 5 in beds. Cabin 6: 2 adults ,loft fits 2 kids”
 of 5 bubbles StLiMi, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 2 if you're travelling as a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles psychicpotato, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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