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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Windermere House is a lovely laid back resort just outside Bracebridge, Ontario. Bracebridge is the north end of Muskoka, which is one of the loveliest spots on earth in the summer. Winter in Muskoka is nice too, if winter is your thing. Windermere House has been fully restored with several choices of restaurants featureing gourmet fare and also sushi. If...

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

You can't beat the location of Windermere House. We came up north to enjoy the fall foliage, and Muskoka did not disappoint. It is great being directly on the lake. Also, the lobby, deck, and outdoor areas are all beautifully maintained and look great. The one area that needs work is the rooms. We stayed on the second floor, and...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We traveled to Windermere House in September 2016 for a wedding. The location is beautiful. Each room is fairly large with renovated bathrooms. Our King room was very large, especially for a resort hotel. Our daughters had a large two bedroom room with a balcony that had a table and chairs. Beds & pillows were comfortable. It was a bonus...

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Toronto
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We booked Windermere House for two nights in September under their mid-week -stay one night, get the second night half price- program. We asked for a second floor room which had a balcony facing Lake Rosseau. It was a lovely room- bright, clean and comfortable, and the location was worth the sur-charge for the balcony and the lake view. The...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

As regular Muskoka cottagers, we chose to have our wedding in the Muskoka region at my parents' property. My parents treated us to our wedding night stay at Windermere House. I'd only ever visited the restaurants in the past. The rooms were such a disappointment with very basic decor and quite frankly seemed poor quality- the hotel smells of an...

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Thank CdninLondon05
Huntsville, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were at Windermere House in September for a wedding. The grounds were lovely, the food was amazing and the staff were very friendly! It is very close to the water, which was a lovely walk to. Many activities to enjoy (pool, campfire, tennis courts, etc.) I cannot comment on how it would be for a weekend, but the day...

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Thank Becky R
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in Aug, booking the second night half price offer. Our room was lovely and very comfotable. The included breakfast was delicous. We enjoyed the pool and shuffle board. We ate both dinners on the terrace. Our meals were good and the view outstanding. It was a great relaxing midweek break.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2016

My husband and I went for two nights Sept 18th & 19th 2016. The resort is very pleasant. Situated on lake Rosseau with beautiful grounds. The staff and service were both excellent. We would like to thank them all for their hospitality.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Booked for a girls getaway in August. Lovely setting but for the price Windermere is a bit tired. Rooms are dated. Hallway carpeting worn and stained. Staff while nice seem very junior confused and not particularly helpful. One evening spoiled by very loud generator running outside- like a large garbage truck idling 50 feet away. All night long. Not what...

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nyc
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Despite (i'm think) a relatively recent renovation, Windermere looks a little 'tired' and I'm not sure how competitive it is vs other resort options, and in particular, for the amount charged. The golf club is nice. Dining was pretty average. Friendly staff. Mosquitos.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Golf Course
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
“Lady of the Lake.”Windermere House Resort is an iconic landmark located on prestigious Lake Rosseau in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. The country's oldest hotel, it has welcomed guests for over 140 years. Fine dining, boating, tennis, golf, spa services and five star service make Windermere House a preferred destination. New at Windermere House is The Cottages at Windermere, a private enclave of 6 three bedroom luxury fractional ownership cottages.Experience everything Muskoka has to offer in unsurpassed comfort. Luxuriate in plush pillowtop beds, indulge in sumptuous dining and relax amid plentiful, carefree recreation. We're here to spoil you.Offering family vacations, romantic getaways, golf packages, weddings and conferences facilities, Windermere House resort on Lake Rosseau offers the ideal backdrop for your Muskoka getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Windermere House Resort & Hotel

Address: 2508 Windermere Road, Windermere, Ontario P0B 1P0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Windermere
Price Range: $264 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Windermere House Resort & Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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“Spend the money and get a water facing room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 1965PrairieChick, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We chose a garden view room because it was cheaper. Most of our stay was outdoors enjoying the lakeview.”
 of 5 bubbles Grandmabb, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lake view rooms are absolutely beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles rachelcale, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lake view second floor with balcony - 3rd floor only with small window”
 of 5 bubbles royaltravel101, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“lakeview for sure. The are cottages for families that look divine”
 of 5 bubbles sandybeachsareus, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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