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The Irwin Inn

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Chatham, Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Lots of reviews talk about the need for a facelift and renovations and to be honest that was our first impression. It took less than a day for us to totally relax and enjoy the view and the amenities. Our cottage had 4 bedrooms/washrooms and that was great for 8 of us having a small reunion. The view of the...

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5Thank unclespike18116
canada
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Nice spot ! Our accommodation was really really bad however we booked that same morning on a whim. The place was sold out, very family friendly right on the water . Could not have asked for better service from the "front desk" special thanks to Jennifet😄If your disabled .rethink this as there are stairs ,The food wss at best adequate...

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2Thank 10west
CT
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Irwin Inn is a conundrum. The employees are hard-working and caring. The food was great. And you cannot beat the view. Unfortunately, there is no easy way to say this: the place needs help, big time. Our room was clean, yes. But the room itself was a dump. Huge water stains on the carpet. There is no way to...

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3Thank H4CT
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The experience at the Irwin Inn was absolutely wonderful. The hospitality and service from the staff was over the top. Their staff all have exceptional customer service skills and made our stay the most enjoyable experience ever. The accommodations were excellent and you could not have asked for anything more! Thanks again.

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1Thank IrwinInn
Connecticut
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Irwin Inn is a conundrum. The employees are hard-working and caring. The food was great. And you cannot beat the view. Unfortunately, there is no easy way to say this: the place needs help, big time. Our room was clean, yes. But the room itself was a dump. Huge water stains on the carpet. There is no way to...

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1Thank Twxhillian
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

My experience reflects those of other recent guests who reported their dissatisfaction with this establishment - that despite the warmth and helpfulness of the staff, they are working with a place that just doesn't have the fundamentals right. As the pics show, it is unclean and in disrepair in places. And as I can't show what's missing I and others...

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1Thank Curry C
Britt, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Recently had a 4 day stay at the Irwin Inn with lots of family. I am very please with the service and the attitude of each and every worker. Was a very nice trip for my family and I. I also left behind my fit bit and when I called to see if it was there they had said they...

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3Thank Eileen G
Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2015

So, if you want upscale accommodations, or night life, this is not the place for you. Irwin Inn has a "cottagy" feeling, and especially the cottages to the west of the inn are really old. That being said, there was an obvious effort to keep them clean and housekeeping was very good. The cottages and suites to the east of...

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2Thank MaryAnK
Lakefield, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We went just to dinner at their main restaurant for a special occasion. The food was very good, but we found it very expensive. The restaurant and washrooms were nice and clean. The grounds seemed well maintained. I don't think I would bother to return...

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1Thank Cathette
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

The Irwin Inn is located right on Stoney Lake and occupies a large land mass. As I was attending a wedding our group were looking forward to staying at the Inn and experiencing all it had to offer its guests. As always it is about first impressions!!! Let me say straight up I did not expect a 5 star hotel...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Irwin Inn is a perfect family Kawartha vacation resort destination and ideal waterfront resort for couples getaways. Amenities include: a 9-hole golf course, full English riding stable & equestrian centre for horseback riding lessons and trail rides, tennis, outdoor pool, sandy beach, and countless fun and interesting activities. Accommodations range from traditional, cozy rooms in the Inn to luxurious lakeside cottages and waterfront suites with private swimming pools or hot tubs."Every once in a while you come across a place where the service is extraordinary, the food is delicious, and the staff are warm & welcoming. Once you find this place you want to return again and again." ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Irwin Inn

Address: 1390 Irwin Rd | Douro Dummer, Lakefield, Ontario K0L 2H0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Lakefield
Price Range: $201 - $540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
The Irwin Hotel Lakefield
The Irwin Inn Lakefield, Ontario
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