We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Red Umbrella Inn

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
Red Umbrella Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 62: English reviews
Whitby, Canada
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Prior to our arrival, any time we called with questions, Michael was there to help us. On our arrival, check in was quick & then he had us all come into the social/activity room to tell us about what the Inn had to offer & that was a lot. We had previously arranged for 1 dinner & 2 breakfasts and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Karen W
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

When we got to the Red Umbrella we thought uh oh did we make a mistake? Needless to say we were pleasantly surprised by our stay. There were several options for accomdations and we took the room that resembled a motel inn set up except the bed was very comfortable and suitable for 2 people. The waterfront rooms will be... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Neil B
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My husband & I were looking for a dog-friendly resort in the Minden or Haliburton area, and I'm so glad we found the Red Umbrella Inn. We spent four nights in one of two brand new executive cottages (not yet listed on their website) and were quite pleased with the accommodation. The cabin, which sits about 15 feet from the... More 

Helpful?
Thank DugMcV
Niagara Falls, Canada
Level Contributor
36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were in Minden for a wedding and stayed here. Mike and Kirk were great hosts. The food was fantastic. There were 6 of us Friday and 8 of us on Saturday. Thanks for the great time, nice surroundings and great food.

Helpful?
Thank Pamela M
Barry, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The location was superb as was the food , though last orders for food were for me early . There was no room service the whole time I was there , beds not changed and no replacement milk or tea or coffee . Not sure that my bedding was fresh on . Staff whilst attentive were a bit unkempt in... More 

Helpful?
Thank Christopher G
Victoria
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The problems started before we ever arrived. I booked a lakeside cottage for the weekend for 199. Per night... Booked in April. Three days before our weekend I was sent an email quoting 350 per night. Contacted them to clear it up. I was told that the cottage was brand new and was worth more than 200 per night. He... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kristi B
Mississauga, Canada
Level Contributor
153 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were here this weekend for a party a few miles away and we chose to stay at the inn. We have been here before in one of the cottages but this time were in room 2. Simple but nice, great bed, king sized. There was a wedding on the property Saturday night but it was very... More 

Helpful?
Thank Minkster56
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We were quite shocked when we received our bill for 2 nights. When we questioned the increase by more than 30 % of what we expected we were told that prices were subject to change without notice. Had we known that the room was going to be that much we would have chosen to stay somewhere else.Our family who stayed... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank Bernadette H
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Nice spot, friendly enough staff, room was clean but dated. Surprise at check out. A friend made the booking for us. We were told it would be 250.00 per night. Upon check out the total was 325.00 per night + 16.50 x 2 for service fee plus 10.00 for BBQ. So for 775.00 I could have gone to Cuba for... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Barb M
Oakville, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016

My daughter ,and I spent two nights at The Red Umbrella Inn. It was a lovely experience. The water was fantastic the views exquisite, and the staff made sure that we had everything we needed to make our vacation a happy one.

Helpful?
Thank 199colleen

236 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (65)
Viewed
View from Room (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (25)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (18)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (171)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (59)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (20)
Viewed
Room/Suite (34)
Viewed
Dining (30)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (7)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (7)
Viewed
Other (11)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Minden
10.7 km away
Bonnie View Inn
Bonnie View Inn
#1 of 9 in Haliburton
196 reviews
1.5 km away
Heather Lodge
Heather Lodge
#2 of 7 in Minden
174 reviews
10.3 km away
Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
12.5 km away
Lakeview Motel
Lakeview Motel
#2 of 9 in Haliburton
44 reviews
15.3 km away
Country Charm Bed & Breakfast
10.6 km away
Dominion Hotel
Dominion Hotel
#6 of 8 in Minden
11 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Red Umbrella Inn is located just minutes north of Minden, Ontario in the heart of the Haliburton Highlands. Set amongst mature pines and birches on the shores of Twelve Mile Lake, the Red Umbrella Inn offers a wide range of accommodations enabling you to make the choices best suited to your needs. We are family oriented and dog friendly location. We pride ourselves on our hospitality and our reputation for outstanding food. Whenever you visit and for whatever reason, our friendly knowledgeable staff, beautiful surroundings and charming country dining will ensure you will never forget your stay at Red Umbrella Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Umbrella Inn

Address: 1075 Red Umbrella Rd | Twelve Mile Lake, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Minden
Price Range: $118 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your Red Umbrella Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Red Umbrella Hotel Minden
Red Umbrella Inn Minden, Ontario
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Red Umbrella Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“If you want a room with a TV, ask for one. Our little cabin #6 didn't have one but we were there to tour the area not watch TV.”
 of 5 bubbles KarenW693, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The executive cabins, while pricey, are fantastic!”
  • Bathroom, executive cabin
  • Kitchen and dining area, executive cabin
  • Lakeside deck, executive cabin
  • Second bedroom, executive cabin
  • Living area, executive cabin
  • View from the deck alongside the front of the executive cabin.
  • Early morning mist across the lake
  • Kitchen, executive cabin
 of 5 bubbles DugMcV, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the lodge is quiet, but the floors are really creeky.”
 of 5 bubbles PamelaM30, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms ok for a small place”
  • View of lake
 of 5 bubbles christopherg440, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“perfect view”
 of 5 bubbles eljefeargentino, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay