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Colonial Bay Cottage Resort Huntsville Canada

8.8 | Very Good
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On Lake Peninsula, free breakfast basket, great staff, cottages with kitchens

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast basket, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's relaxing locale and proximity to highway access
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and well equipped
  • Several lodgers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
Cons
  • A couple of guests found the cottages too small and close together
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 7, 2014
Overview
Located on Peninsula Lake, just off Highway 60, Colonial Bay Cottage Resort Huntsville is geared towards car travellers who prefer waterfront accommodations with extended kitchen amenities, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and cottages comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, a fireplace, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge and a hair dryer. Units with a kitchenette or full kitchen, BBQ facilities, a TV, a DVD player, separate bedrooms and a seating area are also available, and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

Hotel amenities include a beach, a playground, water activities, a business centre, a free breakfast basket and free parking. Pets are not permitted. 

Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area is roughly a 5-minute drive from the hotel, while Algonquin Park can be found 20-minutes away by car. Huntsville Place Mall is about a 9-minute drive away and Muskoka Airport (YQA) is a 40-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 24, 2014)

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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, rooms and staff.

The hotel's location was praised by numerous reviewers. They described it as relaxing and lakefront, as well as close to highway access, restaurants, a convenience store, Huntsville and Algonquin Park.

Many lodgers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, well maintained, well equipped and quiet, with comfortable beds.

Several guests complimented the hotel's staff. They were characterized as friendly, accommodating and helpful.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, a couple of guests had complaints about the cottages being too small and too close together.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 of 5 specialty lodging in Huntsville with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 32 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.8 out of 10 from 4 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 24, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
8.8
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3 / out of 15
hotels in Huntsville

Rated 8.8/10 based on 75 reviews

Ranked #3 out of 15 hotels in Huntsville

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Map Marker Colonial Bay Cottage Resort Huntsville Canada
RR#4, 2218 Highway 60, Huntsville, ON