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Reviewed May 27, 2019

A total of 5 families stayed at Loralea for the weekend. We had 17 people in total and Suzy and Randy were absolutely wonderful!! I want to say a very special thank you to you for being so caring and accommodating with all of us.
They are working on the cottages to update them all and my dad's cottage (which is the 4 bedroom) is just being finished. It is absolutely stunning. The cabin my family (3 of us) stayed in which is "The Villa", is absolutely stunning as well! We thoroughly enjoyed it.
They are working very hard on getting the property up to tip top condition!!! Keep up the hard work! :)
We would all go back to Loralea in a heart beat!!!!

Date of stay: May 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank LizRyanAnna
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SuzyOltmann, Manager at Loralea Country Inn Resort, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2019

Dear Elizabeth,
Thank you so very much for your kind review. It was a real pleasure having you all stay with us! I do wish the weather had been more accommodating but it was nice to see that a little rain didn't hold you back. We hope you'll all come back some day during the warmer months and enjoy the property at its best, and the flowers are blooming. I have no doubt the kids will have nonstop fun once the lake warms up and the paddle boats are in the water. It's guests like all of you that make our job so worthwhile here.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time here. Randy and Suzie were so accommodating. The kids had so much fun splashing on the beach and jumping off the dock. Great place for families. Always improving. Highly recommend here.

Date of stay: July 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
2  Thank Danielle T
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

Many thanks Randy & Suzanne for being such excellent hosts! Very friendly,always available for important questions.

We stayed in Cabin # 5, Reasonable Price, Highly Recommended !
Clean ,spacious 4BR with queen size beds & one queen size futon bed in LR.
Kitchen & Full Bathroom well equipped with the things we needed... 2 Bedrooms & Living room overlooking Halls Lake.
We had our own Propane BBQ & Private Fire Pit supplied free with lots of firewood.
Resort Is not overcrowded, clean, very quiet, relaxing, casual & family friendly!
Kids enjoyed swimming, Kayak,paddle boats etc.,lots of VHS choices all free!!!
WIFI FREE !!!

Our son went sports fishing early every morning with his motorized Kayak. Enjoyed! Loved it! Lucky! Caught Bass as big as 3.9 lbs.

We were very lucky we had beautiful weather. Also visited Haliburton Forest Wolf Centre.
Minden is only 20mins away, groceries etc.& The Famous Kawartha Ice Cream!

We are very grateful for the lovely memories!!! Kids already wants to come back!!!

Date of stay: August 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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3  Thank evebsl
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

From when we reserved the cottage #5 (4 bedroom) to when we arrived, the owners have changed. They already rushed to replace the fridge and stove before we got there. This is an old outdated cottage but functional. The new owners are fully aware of how outdated it is and are planning to replace the carpets, paint and put in new furniture. I also heard there maybe a recreation are put in on the grounds?

The location is great, close to Minden and Haliburton if you need food/supplies. They provide all the firewood and each cottage has its own camp fire area. This is a very quite resort and great for families. The beach area is very small and my kids ended up playing more on the beach volleyball court sand.Use of the canoes, paddle boats, and fishing rods were nice.

The staff here are amazing, especially Randy who never seems to stop working. Anything you needed, he was there to help.

Many of the pots did not have matching lids and the tv was an old non-flat screen (found out later they have a flat screen to replace it with). The other cottages seemed to have flat screens already in them. Considering the price of the rental compared to other resorts, it is a great value. The pictures on their website are are a decent representation of cottage #5.

The internet wifi was decent considering where you are.

We were there for a week and enjoyed our time.

Date of stay: July 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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3  Thank wineng
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

My boyfriend and I recently spent a weekend in Halliburton to rent some ATVs with Back Country Tours. I spent a lot of time looking for affordable accommodation and that's when I came across the Loralea Country Inn Resort. We rented Cabin # 6. The cabin came equipped with a queen size bed, full bathroom, and a small kitchen & den. With the exception of the bathroom, everything is in one room, but it was the perfect size for us. Outside, we also had our own BBQ and outdoor fire pit. The resort grounds are also well equipped with tons of indoor and outdoor fire wood, as well as a variety of games (e.g., badminton, horseshoes, etc.).

Suzanne and her husband were very friendly and made us feel welcome right away. They were available for questions whenever we had them, and they even had a large collection of VHS tapes and DVDs that you could borrow.

Not only was the Country Inn Resort one of the most affordable places I found, it was also the closest to the location of Back Country Tours. It was only 10 minutes away! If I return to Halliburton in the future for whatever reason, I will definitely consider staying at the Loralea Country Inn Resort again.

Thanks for the excellent hospitality.

Room tip: Cabin # 6 was nice because it was further removed from the other cabins.
Date of stay: May 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Liza C
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