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The Highlands Motel & Lodge

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Beamsville, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2017

So fun for a motel. We send our son to summer camp near this motel and we book this one for the weekend to see him off. It is very nicely kept and is close to a beach! Rooms are nice and we booked a special loft for this summer. Book ahead!

Thank twool2017
Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We stayed at the Highlands Motel the weekend of Jan 26 to 30. Paul and Dora are a pleasure to deal with. They made us feel like celebrities! They had nothing but smiles and were there for any questions we had over the weekend. The rooms were spotless and had all the amenities. A big thanks to Dora and Paul,...

Thank ryanashearer
Collingwood, Canada
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful cozy location room absolutely sparkles! Owner lives on site and very courteous . We will return and recommend to our friends and fellow riders. Room has everything you need refrigerator, microwave . Lots of channels on TV and hair dryer. Restaurants nearby and delivery available.

2Thank justaskjudy
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stayed in the Moose Loft for 2 nights which was very lovely and also ridiculously good value for money. We were staying for a wedding in the area and this was the only room left - there were only two of us and it really was more like an apartment that could sleep 6-8. Everything was newly done in...

3Thank SandNs_bigadventure
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The price per room is so cheap that you think it might poor quality but it's not. The owners should seriously increase prices across the board by 25% and it might actually increase business. We hosted a group party in the club room and it was perfect. The owners are friendly and so accommodating.

1Thank Matt R
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed in the separate cottage - it was perfect for our family! The kitchen had everything we needed and the bed was comfortable - it was cute and spotless! The owners are accommodating and lovely to chat with. The grounds are so well kept with flowers and trees everywhere!

1Thank JKWaara
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Paul and Dora made us feel so welcome as always. The motel is absolutely charming. The property and rooms are beautifully clean and well equipped. The short walk from the motel to Twelve Mile Beach on the picturesque shore of Twelve Mile Lake was an amazing way to start each day. We could not have been happier with our stay,...

1Thank kris918
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Most people hear that word "motel" and immediately get turned off. This is definitely a far above average motel than any that I've stayed at. Very nice well kept grounds (including some alternative "cabin" options apart from the regular rooms), extremely friendly and helpful owners, and clean simple rooms that have some nice flourishes. I was here for a wedding...

1Thank B N
LaSalle, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stay here every year while doing The Haliburton Art and Craft show and every year is the ultimate motel experience .Extremely clean and comfortable rooms with an option to upgrade to separate cabin type lodging.But the personal attention is the best feature from a family that makes your stay a most memorable and amenable experience.A casual laid back visit....

1Thank redpoint
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We loved staying here. Booking was very easy (we did it over the phone). The owner and their adorable dog greeted me when I checked in. The room was very clean, had a nice bed, a mantle fireplace, TV with satellite, free WiFi, a full washroom, AC, a mini fridge, and a Keurig with tea and coffee. The owner was...

1Thank stefbcanada

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Highlands Motel is nestled in the heart of beautiful Haliburton Highlands just steps away from crystal clear 12 Mile Lake, about 10 minutes north of Minden and about 20 minutes east of Haliburton Village, located next door to the wonderful Peppermill restaurant. Clean cozy and comfortable rooms that come with 3 piece bath, fridge, satellite LCD TV, wireless high speed internet, air conditioning, queen, double or triple twin beds. All rooms are non smoking. The property also has a cozy one room cottage and a gorgeous Loft suite. Recreation hall with full kitchen, fire place, for gatherings, outdoor BBQs and fire pit. Access to a sandy beach of Twelve Mile Lake. Great restaurants nearby. Year round fishing. Snowmobilers - come off Trail # 8, park in front of your room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Highlands Motel & Lodge

Address: 15102 Highway 35 1064 Omagaki Road | Haliburton Highlands, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Minden
Price Range: $148 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Highlands Motel & Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Highlands Motel & Lodge Minden, Ontario
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“book ahead”
twool2017, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Every room is clean and quaint. Choose your room based on how many beds you need.”
kris918, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A real country gem.Book early!”
redpoint, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“check the website”
debran830, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We were in room 2 - first class in all aspects.”
hfsimon, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
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