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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took a great trip with a long weekend in Toronto followed by the rest of the week at the Shamrock Lodge- a little city fun and then a lot of relaxing. This intimate and charming family lodge provides everything needed for a great lake experience. The all inclusive rates include: 3 exquisite meals a day with...

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Shammylodge, Manager at Shamrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We're glad you were able to enjoy some of the serenity of Muskoka while meeting some of our returning guests. We are certainly lucky to have many families come back summer after summer and we have the joy of watching all of their kids grow up together during their summer weeks at the...

Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had our large family with 10 adults and 10 grandchildren (ages 9 months to 12 years) staying at Shamrock Lodge on Thanksgiving weekend Oct 7 - 10. The staff could not have been more accommodating and the facilities are perfect for families of all ages -- including the older folks! The meals were delicious and family-friendly. We would recommend...

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Shammylodge, Manager at Shamrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. We're happy that we were able to get your whole family here and it was enjoyed by the kids of all ages! Hope to see you all back again.

New Jersey
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We visited the Shamrock Lodge from 8/25/16 - 8/31/16 with out three children (12,11, & 5). All 5 of us had a fantastic time. We stayed in the Kelly house - great location and fit our needs perfectly. Everything was so well organized, from the activity schedule, kids club, meals, everything! The resort runs like a well oiled machine. The...

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Shammylodge, Manager at Shamrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for that wonderful review! We really did enjoy meeting your family and we're so glad everyone in the family had such a great time. One of the things, I think, that makes the lodge so special is that we are still a smaller resort so it gives us a much cozier feel. Parents can give their kids a...

Reviewed 17 September 2016

We lucked out and had the entire resort to ourselves during our 2 night stay in September. The staff couldn't have been nicer and really treated us like family. The owner took us out on his own boat for a tour of the lake and Issie our waitress offered to watch our kids for an hour while we sat on...

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Shammylodge, Manager at Shamrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for posting your review Dan. It's certainly nice that you had the flexibility of being able to come mid-week in the off-season. The pace is relaxed and you can enjoy all of the beauty around you with no distractions. Looking forward to seeing you again next year.

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Such a great family vacation, I can't wait to go back. My 8 year old told me he was "summersick for Shamrock Lodge." I get it. Laid back, friendly staff, and beautiful surroundings - was like summer at the lake when I was a kid. And the kids club meant parents got a real vacation too. Good food, good company....

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Shammylodge, Manager at Shamrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for posting your review. We have many kids who feel the same way when they leave and start crossing off the days on their calendars until their next Shammy vacation. We look forward to seeing you again next summer!

toronto,ont.
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Again my extended family enjoyed our time at this special place where you are made to feel like family. Great staff, great food and waterfront. Ages in our group ranged from 7 to 70 and all had a super time. Appreciated the quickly arranged fire work display and the boat tour of the lake. How much did we enjoy Shamrock?...booked...

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Shammylodge, Manager at Shamrock Lodge, responded to this review

We always love seeing your family at the lodge. And we really do love getting to know everyone so well that they do feel like a party of the family. See you next year!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Well the reviews of this place are spot on. I wish we had more time at the Shamrock and would have loved to have been there when the kids program was still running! The property is well maintained, everything clean and it retains a lovely Muskoka cottage vibe, perfect for a summer holiday. The beach, the amenities, the staff, accommodation...

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Shammylodge, Manager at Shamrock Lodge, responded to this review

I'm sorry it took so long to respond, but thank you so much for the review and for the suggestions. We do have a couple of coffee makers that we are happy to share with the very early risers who need their java! (I'm one of those as well). I will certainly pass on your other suggestions and we will...

Calgary
Reviewed 3 September 2016

After a friend recommended Shamrock Lodge, 3 generations of our family met there for a personal celebration. It was exactly what we needed, the family and staff seem to have a gift for discerning what that is for all the guests. They were very accommodating with my food sensitivities. Lots of ways to get out on the water. The kids...

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Shammylodge, Manager at Shamrock Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate your review so much and love the fact that "time slowed down" for you. The Shammy really strives to make life simple again so you can enjoy the time with your family. We hope to see you back again next summer.

Burlington
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We, six adults and two children, took a chance on late August weather and booked a week-long family stay at the Shamrock Lodge. We had stayed with the Bryant family in the early days of their ownership and operation of this historic property but that was a winter cross country ski experience. Thirty odd years later we relied on our...

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Shammylodge, Manager at Shamrock Lodge, responded to this review

Well, we're certainly glad you came back! Thank you for the wonderful review. We had a lot of fun meeting all of you and we are hoping your Shammy visit will become an annual tradition! See you next summer. Susan

Thornhill, Canada
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Loved our three night stay at Shamrock Lodge. The food was delicious. The staff was very friendly. My daughter enjoyed the waterskiing, swimming and the campfires. Also the games room and tennis were lots of fun. The Bryant family is very welcoming. We plan to return next year.

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Shammylodge, Manager at Shamrock Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review and we're glad you enjoyed your mini-holiday. Mother Nature gave us a pretty perfect Muskoka summer and we'll keep our fingers crossed for the same next year.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are looking for a weekend retreat, a family vacation, corporate meeting spot, Shamrock Lodge has it all year round. 400 ft natural sandy beach awaits you on beautiful Lake Rosseau Muskoka. Enjoy the friendly personal the Bryant family have shared with their guests for the past 30 years. Come and experience our unique charm at a traditional Muskoka. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shamrock Lodge

Address: 1090 Shamrock Road, Port Carling, Ontario P0B 1J0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Port Carling
Price Range: $155 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“If you are taking younger children, request bunk beds as they are provided in a "suite" type of lodging in the main hotel.”
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“When booking Susan will suggest what's best for your group based on size and needs - and this worked well for our group!”
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