Muskoka is one of Ontario’s most sought after travel destinations. Whether you are travelling from a distance or just enjoying a stay in your own backyard, Huntsville and Lake of Bays offers accommodation options to suit every need and budget. From full-service resorts with outdoor amenities to rustic lakeside cottage rentals, stay a couple nights or a week and enjoy all the outdoor adventure, shopping and unique dining options the region has to offer.
If you have signed up for the Cottage Country Spirit program, the accommodations highlighted below are all ready to welcome you and your vouchers. Discover your “cottage country spirit” and our mutual love for this part of cottage country by supporting local tourism businesses as they recover from Covid-19 closures earlier this year.
Please note that we recommend contacting each accommodator directly to confirm which amenities and services are open during the pandemic.
Huntsville’s Best Western Muskoka Plus Inn is conveniently located in Commerce Park close to groceries and restaurants. The Inn has an indoor pool and hot tub, an exercise facility and provides a complimentary full breakfast. With traditional rooms with queen or king beds all the way to the deluxe king suite, travellers can find the room that best suits their needs. You can call them at 705-788-3345 or visit their Facebook page.
Bondi Village Resort is a family owned and operated oasis on the shores of Lake of Bays outside the community of Dwight. Bondi has private and spacious housekeeping cottages equipped with 4 piece baths, well equipped kitchens and fireplaces. The resort has 400 metres of sand beach and 600 acres of private nature reserve to explore. They have a giant sandpile for kids, a water trampoline for the young at heart and a full selection of motorized and non-motorized watercraft for use. You can call the resort at 705-635-2261 or find them on Facebook.
Centrally located in Huntsville, the Comfort Inn provides access to the Town’s unique shopping and dining experiences. The pet-friendly inn offers free hot breakfast and has onsite truck and trailer parking. Rooms on the main floor provide drive-up access from the parking lot and there is a Starbucks and Tim Horton’s next door. Call 705-789-1701 or go to their Facebook page for further details.
Deerhurst Resort lies on the shores of Huntsville’s Peninsula Lake and provides the iconic Muskoka resort experience. The resort’s full slate of amenities are too numerous to list, including world-class golf, beaches and watersports, fine dining and more. The resort offers hotel and lodge rooms as well as suites and resort homes. A full-service spa is available and Deerhurst has an adventurous side with ATV tours, paintball, treetop trekking and even a petting farm. You can call the resort at 705-789-6411 or visit them on Facebook for more information.
Forest Rock Cottage Resort is located on beautiful Three Mile Lake just minutes outside Huntsville. The resort is family oriented and pet friendly, offering studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom waterfront cottages. Forest Rock has a long and private sandy beach, a boardwalk, a tiki hut and a large beach front patio. Take advantage of their complimentary kayaks, canoes and paddleboards or use their motorboat and dock rentals to try your luck at fishing for pickerel and bass. For more information call the resort at 705-769-3641 or find them on Facebook.
Huntsville’s Hidden Valley Resort is nestled in a secluded bay on Peninsula Lake. The resort has a full range of amenities including watersports facilities on their private beach, an indoor and outdoor pool with a hot tub and sauna, a fitness centre and outdoor tennis courts. Have dinner on their open air patio and then enjoy a campfire while listening to the evening breeze. Hidden Valley has queen and king rooms with a balcony option overlooking the lake. Call the resort at 1-800-465-4171 or visit their Facebook page for more info.
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is located in Huntsville at the convergence of Highways 11 and 60, providing quick access to adventures at both Arrowhead and Algonquin Park. Their indoor pool, fitness centre and convenience store complement their proximity to restaurants and shopping. They offer the chain’s signature Express Start Breakfast to kickstart your day and a mix of 2 queen or king bedrooms with the amenities you need when away from home. For further details give them a call at 705-788-9500 or find them on Facebook.
Muskoka Shores Cottages is a pet-friendly resort, located outside Huntsville on seven acres with a private shoreline on Three Mile Lake. The resort offers 2 and 3 bedroom cottages as well as 3 rustic bunkies overlooking the sandy beach. Cottages come fully equipped for daily needs and have private decks with panoramic views of the lake and fire pits for marshmallows and smores. Spend time relaxing on the beach or using the complimentary canoes, kayaks and paddle boat. Call the resort at 705-769-2046 or head to their Facebook page for more information.
Located just off Highway 11 in Huntsville, the Red Maple Inn & Suites is close to the Town’s exceptional shopping and dining opportunities. The 32 rooms all have microwaves and refrigerators and the pet friendly Inn has a shaded picnic area for eating or relaxing. They also offer a free breakfast and can provide information on the many surrounding tourism attractions. You can call them at 705-789-5504 or visit them on Facebook for further details.
Located downtown on Huntsville’s King William Street, the Rodeway Inn King William welcomes you to enjoy the basics on a budget. The hotel offers free breakfast, comfortable rooms including some with ground floor parking lot access and even the option of an in-room hot tub. Pet friendly and close to downtown attractions, The Rodeway is an excellent gateway to any Huntsville adventure. Call the Inn at 705-789-9661 or see their Facebook page for more information.
Huntsville’s Tally Ho Inn boasts 1,300 feet of shoreline on beautiful Peninsula Lake with 28 cottages for rent, ranging in size from studios to 4 bedrooms. Some cottages come with full kitchens and all have flat screen tv’s, microwaves and coffee makers. Kayaks, canoes, paddleboats and rowboats can be used free of charge and on-site activities include tennis, basketball, lawn volleyball and badminton. There is also a public boat launch located directly beside the resort. Please call them at 705-635-2281 or find them on Facebook for more details.
Nestled among 86 acres of pristine forest with a semi-private lake and waterfall, Trillium Resort and Spa provides luxury within a true wilderness setting. The resort accommodations include six chalets facing the lake, a chalet overlooking the waterfall and ten cottages set amid towering hardwoods. Situated on non-motorized Devine Lake near the community of Port Sydney, the resort has boats and water toys for use as well as offering beachside chairs and lounges. The spa offers three floors with services including massage, exfoliation, skin nourishment, manicures and pedicures and more. You can call the resort at 705-385-1212 of visit their Facebook page for more information.
Whether you are planning a romantic retreat or a family getaway, you will find the perfect place to call home in Huntsville and Lake of Bays. With incredible outdoor adventure opportunities available, combined with shopping and bespoke restaurant options, you will need several days to experience all the region has to offer. Grab your loved ones, scoop up your pets and head to Huntsville and Lake of Bays for the vacation you have been dreaming of.
If you have Cottage Country Spirit vouchers to redeem, make the trip to Huntsville and Lake of Bays and redeem them at one of these incredible participating locations. Help support the local tourism industry whether you are vacationing far from home or just looking for a backyard getaway.