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Touchstone On Lake Muskoka Resort Bracebridge

8.0 | Very Good
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Lakeside resort, 7-min. walk from golf course, on-site pool, dining, spa, sports

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • A couple of guests complained that their reserved rooms were not held and unavailable upon arrival
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 5, 2014
Overview
This resort sits on Lake Muskoka and is within a 7-minute walk of the Kirrie Glenn Golf Course. Offering an on-site spa and an infinity pool, this property is well suited for guests looking for a relaxing waterfront resort.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a fireplace, a flat screen TV, satellite radio and air conditioning. Select rooms also include a kitchenette (coffeemaker, mini-fridge and microwave) and/or a jetted tub. 

This hotel also offers on-site villas in three separate buildings located throughout the resort. These villas include the same amenities as the rooms and are also equipped with a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a BBQ and a sofabed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted. The on-site Taste Restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

The on-site spa offers facials, body treatments, massage, hand and foot treatments, hair removal and make-up application. Other on-site amenities include an outdoor infinity pool, a fitness centre, a sauna, a steam room, a sun deck, a hot tub, tennis and volleyball courts, a playground, concierge service and laundry facilities.

The Rene M. Caisse Memorial Theatre is a 13-minute drive away, while the Muskoka Airport (YQA) is about 20 minutes away by car. The Bala Museum, the Steamship Segwun (built in 1887 and is the oldest operating steamship in North America) and Gravenhurst Opera House are all within a 30-minute drive. Access to Highway 400 is also about 30 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 22, 2014: Free Wi-Fi, in-room air conditioning and pet policy.
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The Good
Many guests described enjoyable stays at this resort, among the reviews sourced for this editorial, and several reviewers praised the scenic surroundings.

The rooms and villas were often described as clean, well appointed with modern furnishings and generally comfortable. A few guests appreciated the fireplace and jetted tub in their suites and villas, while a couple of other reviewers praised the views from their units. One couple said, "from our private deck and screened in porch we could see the most breathtaking views of the lake." A couple of other guests added that their rooms were spacious and quiet.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and welcoming service.

Many guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant and one reviewer said that her meal had "very nice presentation and taste was wonderful. The setting on the patio overlooking lake Muskoka is the best in the region."

Several guests said that the on-site pool was enjoyable and comfortably heated, while a few reviewers praised the services at the on-site spa.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns found for this property, among the guest reviews used for this analysis. However, a couple of guests were disappointed that the rooms they reserved were not held and were not available at check-in.
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TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 12 hotels in Bracebridge, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 76 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 22, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Map Marker Touchstone On Lake Muskoka Resort Bracebridge
1869 Muskoka Road 118 West, Muskoka, ON