Deerhurst Resort - Huntsville

1235 Deerhurst Drive, Huntsville, ON, Canada, P1H 2E8show map
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Family Hotels in Canada

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Overview

Offering 414 individual rooms, Deerhurst Resort features a tennis court, a sauna and a hairdresser. The hotel opened its doors in 1896 and was remodeled in 2012.

Located in a mountain area with restaurants and golf courses, guests will see why Deerhurst Resort is admired by many tourists. Such tourist places as a museum, a theater and a gallery are fairly close by.

Guests may find Santa s Village within 40 km and Lake Muskoka within 52 km of the property.

Rooms

Deerhurst Resort of 4 floors features rooms offering a captivating view of the lake and coming with free Wi-Fi, a mini bar, a private safe, a microwave and a kitchen along with an electric kettle, coffee/tea makers and a fridge. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the dining area. At the family restaurant guests can enjoy seasonal cuisine. The relaxing bar serves a selection of cocktails and refreshments. Situated 600 meters from the venue Steamers and Hidden Valley Resort Restaurant serve a variety of food.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of CAD 18.95 per person per night. 

Services

Conference equipment, a business centre and a catering service along with free self-parking, an elevator and a souvenir shop are available for guests.

Relax

Beach facilities at Deerhurst Resort include outdoor chaise lounges, canoes and towels. The hotel offers mountain biking, canoeing and dog sledding and many other on-site activities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   330.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting

Babysitting/Child services

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

Air conditioning in public areas

Facilities for kids

Game room

Children's play area

Kids club

Board games

Private beach

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Wind surfing
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Aqua fitness
  • Water skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Motor board
  • Tennis court
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Golf course
  • Billiard tables
  • Table tennis
  • Squash

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Catering service

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Golf view
  • Lake view
  • Resort view

Room features

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Trouser press
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Internet television
  • Telephone
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 16:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
Deerhurst Highlands Golf CourseDeerhurst Highlands Golf Course2700 ft
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Algonquin AcademyAlgonquin Academy4.6 mi
The Acres Driving Range Artisans GalleryThe Acres Driving Range Artisans Gallery1.9 mi
Muskoka Heritage PlaceMuskoka Heritage Place4.1 mi88 Brunel Rd
Group of Seven Outdoor GalleryGroup of Seven Outdoor Gallery4.5 mi Huntsville, OntarioCanada
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Getting around
Airports
Muskoka (YQA)27.1 mi
Parry Sound (YPD)34.4 mi
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Reviews
7.6
FabulousBased on  31  reviews

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10.0
Location
7.0
Rooms
  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Good location, good restaurant facilities and staff on the whole excellent. Access to Algonquin Park is good but you have to travel a long way to get to the trails. No real answer to that! Room very well serviced.

    There were numerous small defects with the room which we reported. The major concern was the very rundown state of the rooms. We did not think it was reasonable to charge the sort of rates that Deerhurst charges and have the rooms look so rundown and in need of re-furbishment. I gather that it is planned to sell the accommodation and as a consequence there will be a make-over.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The location defintely.

    For 18.95 the brunch could offer fresh berries as an optioin with their fruit. Also I am a big fan of eggs benedict and the buffet offering was rather plain - barely toasted muffins and second rate ham instead of peameal bacon. Note: I would pay a premium for it to be better tasting. Nicer softer pillows would also be a good addition.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Enjoyed the facilities, gym,golf and pool. Food was good and the facility was very clean and peaceful.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The ambiance, the Sunday Brunch (fabulous!), the layout of the grounds, the friendly attitude of the staff.

    The fact that each item had, along with its own substantial cost, an "amenity fee" added on. Also, there is no path on which to just walk or jog near the resort, because they ae all reserved for golf carts.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Nice sized room, comfortable beds,extra sink ouside of washroom was a nice feature.

    We stayed in the main building and found the walls to be paper thin. We hearrd the flush of every toilet in the building and could even hear a neighbour being sick.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    One major disappointment - wifi not working. Very inconvenient and disappointing - no apology or offer to move our room into one of the buildings where the wifi was working. Otherwise excellent

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    the landscape, a combination of foliage, up and down landscape, access to natural water for swimming and recreation, good quality of rooms, equipment and bed/mattresses. and quality of food in the restaurants.

    pricey for the small room I stayed in.

  • 6.2
    Good

    The position on the lake in the middle of the forest.

    The hotel is charging a premium price for an average quality. We booked two rooms at the same time in one package and found out at check in that they were assigned in exactly opposite ends of the resort. We had to walk about 2km one way to a place that had beach towels in order to use the pool set in front of our building. The activities were not advertised at check in time. When asked about activities staff will hand you a print out sheet.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    The Eclipse Restaurant meal was divine.

    This box isn't big enough for what we didn't like about Deerhurst. We went for a relaxing weekend. The hotel was overrun with people (which is one thing), the key bit is that the staff couldn't handle the numbers. We sat at the bar in the lounge for 40 minutes without being recognized by staff or served! The noise was inescapable. The resort is promoted as nature/retreat--but there was no library nor quiet space. The coffee and tea and toilet paper are the cheapest you can imagine. Luxury: I think not.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Being away from the city.

    They have overcharged us by $296.80

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Had a very enjoyable stay , very family oriented, great selection of activities to choose from ... great variety

    Starting to look a little "older and worn" in places , staff are polite yet not overly attentive

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Dissppointed by room-ambeance/view

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    We had a great time.

    We found the service in the restaurant was not really up to the standard it should be for the price that was being charged. We were neglected

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Dinner that has been served for conference mebers at the cost of $45 per person was terrible. No salad, cold soup, pre-cooked entry (small piece of chicken with veggetables), terrible desert and no wine...

  • 8.8
    Superb

    I enjoyed the solitude, the nature surroundings and the luxury of the hotel itself. We came for a rest and a rest we had.

    When I booked through Booked.net I upgraded to a junior suite and the resort was not informed thus confusion at registration. Also, our room had a defective lock and had to be replaced. It was frustrating to not have access to our room when we wanted.

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Family Hotels in Canada

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Good to know
Check-infrom 16:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Muskoka (YQA)27.1 mi
Parry Sound (YPD)34.4 mi
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