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The Briars Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“golf course”(48 reviews)
“dining room”(57 reviews)
“lake simcoe”(69 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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26 Aug.27 Aug.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I did not expect to get blown away with an overnight at this resort. Very relaxing and enjoyable. Staff is wonderful. Options for water activities, bike riding, walking or chilling in the garden lawn. Will come back.

1  Thank gk001_rn
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Unexpected weekend getaway at the fantastic Briars another world on Lake Simcoe, much more than expected. This delightful resort was built in 1886. A different feel in every nock and cranny with pocket doors stain glass wallpaper and wainscot, old school charming heritage. Checked in...More

2  Thank robertcanada2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the 175 year-old manor house in the "Canopy Room". This is a marvelous, well maintained house. The food was fantastic. The first night I had the beef tenderloin medallions with marrow mashed potatoes. The beef just melted in my mouth. The potatoes...More

1  Thank Doug H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I booked a room and breakfast for 2 nights. We had a great time. The activities were fantastic and all included in the price - we went kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, swimming, walking, played indoor games and enjoyed the beautiful scenery....More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for three nights and it was a very nice experience! Our room was just off the dining room ..... not an issue.......it was quite pretty... dated but had everything you need. We enjoyed the lounge for cocktails and a nice lunch....best hamburger! Dinner...More

1  Thank reknedttog
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Hot Tub
Golf Course
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 179 - USD 230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 179 - USD 230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Bianca B
28 December 2016|
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Response from BriarsResort | Property representative |
Hi Bianca, Sorry forgot to mention, We do have snow shoes and cross country skis for rent. Snow shoe rental is $7.50 for a half day, and Ski pkg is $17 for the day $9 for 1/2. Hope that helps... Bob
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Bianca B
28 December 2016|
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Response from BriarsResort | Property representative |
Dear Bianca, A lot will depend upon the weather, with a bit more snow we will have our cross country ski trails up soon, snow shoeing and hiking on our walking trails as well. Inside we've got a solarium indoor pool with a... More
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Judy G
21 August 2016|
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Response from HughatTheBriars | Property representative |
Hi Judy G. Hugh here from The Briars. The Golf Club is right beside our cottages - about a two minute drive or ten minute walk from the inn. Discount coupons (prime time) are $65. We have B and B or all-inclusive packages... More
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"Make sure the A/C is quiet in your room!"
doughR4983XY
2 million years ago
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"We had a hallway of rooms in the "Bouchier" (wrong spelling) wing, ground floor, perfect."
singinhurricanej
2 million years ago
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"Hotel offers a view of the water or wooded area. Both are great."
thekburns2018
2 million years ago
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"We only ate in the "lounge". We were not in any rooms."
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