Visiting Bancroft, or
passing through Algonquin Park area enroute for Ottawa orToronto?
Check out our Ontario Cottage for Rent, or browse our 'thumbs up' list of the area's finest B&B's, Inns, Resorts, & Lodges.
We've included the best for the Bancroft, Maple Leaf, Barry's Bay, Combermere, Whitney & Madawaska region.
Follow the links and see if you can find something that appeals to you & your entourage.
COTTAGES, INNS, B & B's
(only the best!)
TRAILS EDGE B&B
(FIVE MINUTES AWAY IN MAYNOOTH)
Conveniently located just outside Maynooth, in a Historic Hotel across from the old Railway station,
this lovely Hotel has seen travellers from across the globe for more than a hundred years. Your
hostess Leah, if dedicated to make sure your stay is not just clean and well fed, but friendly and hospitable.
Right on the Hastings Heritage trail, its a great spot for people with ATVs, Snowmobiles, or just walkers.
Try it out, its very reasonable rate wise and SUPER close to the activities here at Highland Wilderness Tours!
The Madawaska Lodge
(FIFTEEN MINUTES FROM FARM, ON MADAWASKA ROAD)
A lovely B&B/Resort tucked away in the woods on a paved road, just 20 minutes from our business.
Fully Licensed, with a dining room and home made food, this is a great location for our guests who wish
clean rooms and good food. Pine decor, with simple but comfortable rooms, and a great cook in the kitchen!
Be sure to tell them we sent you! Located on Madawaska Road, between Madawaska and Maynooth.
The Madawaska Valley Inn
(30 MINUTES FROM FARM, IN BARRYS BAY)
Fortune's - It's a wonderfully cozy little stopover for anyone wanting that little extra touch.
Just outside Barry's Bay, and 35 minutes from our business, iit boasts fine dining pleasure, lovely rooms,
and a fantastic host and hostess that will show you what the word welcome really means!
A great choice for someone who wants some meals included, and that special touch of a little added
class! Nancy is your hostess,and she'll take good care of you! Open year round, right on Hwy 60.
The Arlington Hotel/Algonquin
(RIGHT IN MAYNOOTH)
This rustic turn of the century hotel features weekend festivities in an on site pub, with clean rooms above
the pub for rent at a reasonable rate. Close to the park, and conveniently serviced by the adjacent
restaurant and gas station - this is a hostel, so great for budgets! Five minutes from the farm,
this historic hotel is on the bus route, with many international travellers & backpackers coming
and going on their big adventure through Canada. A rustic hotel with a history, it's been there since the 1880's!
Centrally located in Maynooth. Greyhound Bus Stop at the doorstep, with a route from Toronto and Ottawa!
Be aware, if you don't have a vehicle, you will have trouble seeing the sights. There is no public transportation
but if you give us a ring we can pick you up and drop you off at the hostel doors as it's only a short way from the farm.
Benaaron Guest House
(THIRTY MINUTES FROM FARM, NEAR BOULTER)
Ron and Elaine have a lovely spot on a hilltop overlooking a valley - upscale and new, very bright suites,
and just thirty minutes from the farm. Gorgeous fireplace to enjoy during winter, and close
to all the great things to see and do in the area. Not your average B&B! The guests rave about this one.
White Pine Cottages
(FIFTEEN MINUTES AWAY, IN LAKE ST. PETER)
These charming cottages are nestled on the shore of Lake St. Peter, just moments from our Riding Stable.
Best of all, all units have full access to the lake and a dock. Completely remodelled in 2002, the owners pride
themselves on providing a clean, attractive environment for their guests stay, with great service. Check
these folks out, they're reasonably priced, and top notch! Open all year and fifteen minutes from the farm.
The Blue Moon Retreat
(FIFTEEN MINUTES AWAY, NEAR COMBERMERE)
These reasonably priced Cottages are right on Purdy Lake, close to Combermere and located just outside
Purdy, Ontario only fifteen minutes from our farm. With this small town atmosphere you can't go wrong!
These folks are open all year, it's easily accessed from Highway 62, and they have some really great deals
on everything from regular cottages right up to two with sauna/and or Hot Tub, overlooking the lake!
The Adventure Lodge
(THIRTY MINUTES AWAY, NEAR WHITNEY)
Located in Whitney Ontario near the Park, Adventure lodge serves meals, the cabins are cozy,
with clean clean rooms for a reasonable price. Located right on the Madawaska River, deluxe views!
Very good location, with convenience & amenities in Whitney. The owner Ken is fantastic, and I am sure you
will find this a great stopover if you are visiting the area. Just 30 minutes north of our location.
The Beechnut Bed & Breakfast
(FIFTEEN MINUTES AWAY, ON MADAWASKA ROAD)
A lovely log home, (decorated with Roxie's exceptionally good taste!) is a welcoming site at
this luxurious and affordable B&B. A short drive from the Algonquin Park gates, Bancroft, and
Barry's Bay amenities, this B&B also features a seperate cottage that sleeps up to eight. Great
breakfasts, their hiking trails, and that log home atmosphere. Located near Madawaska,
close to Cross Lake - the prices suit most family budgets. But book early! It's another year
round popular spot! Twenty minutes from the farm and as close to wilderness as you can get.
The Ashgrove Inn
(THIRTY MINUTES AWAY, IN BARRYS BAY)
Located in Barry's Bay, this Motel is very nicely done up, recently renovated, and overlooking lovely Kamineskeg Lake.
Wtih attached licensed dining room, and suites for every budget, this is a great spot to check out. The rooms have fireplaces,
and jacuzzi tubs, which are great at the end of a long day of dogsledding or snowmobiling! It's close to Barry's Bay
which has lots of sightseeing and shopping, easily accessed as it is on highway 62. Just thirty minutes from the farm.
Furs and Maples
(FIFTEEN MINUTES AWAY, NEAR HARCOURT )
An awesome lake, great cottages, and very eco friendly for families! Located on the water, with
room to swim, and the cottages are big enough for larger groups. Just ten minutes from the farm,
this one has hiking trails and is close to Maynooth for shopping, and with easy access off Peterson road.
Barry's Bay Cottages
(THIRTY MINUTES AWAY, NEAR BARRYS BAY)
An awesome lake, great cottages, and very eco friendly for families! Carson Lake is a deep lake with
fabulous swimming, and the cottages have use of a huge trampoline, canoes, etc - so it's a great one
stop location for anyone wishing to enjoy the scenery, lakes, and recreational offerings near Algonquin Park.
Located thirty five minutes from the farm, but well worth it! It's on a gorgeous lake, you can't go wrong.
The Mad Musher
(THIRTY MINUTES AWAY, IN WHITNEY)
Located in Whitney Ontario near the Park, this great little spot has a restaurant, and some humble
but clean rooms for a VERY reasonable price. They even have a room and meal package rate.
Very good location, gas station across the road. The owner Steve is a great guy, and I am sure you
will find this a great stopover if you are visiting the area. Just 30 minutes north of our location.
(TWENTY FIVE MINUTES AWAY, NEAR COMBERMERE)
Located between Barry's Bay and Combermere Ontario, this cottage is on Lake Kamineskeg,
has four bedrooms, full kitchen, baths, and is a beautiful executive cottage. Weekends and Weekly rentals.
RESORTS & LODGES
(the ones we know and love!)
All Star Resort
Lakefront cottages with a personal touch. Never crowded, always relaxed and friendly and a great
view of the lake. Relax and enjoy the many fishing and recreational activities at your doorstep. Your hosts
take great pride in serving up just the right blend of relaxation, outdoors, and great food. Just minutes from
Algonquin Park and only twenty five minutes from the farm. Privacy & great wilderness access with a personal touch!
Hay Lake Lodge
Erin and Phil Morlock have a great spot on the amazing Hay Lake, which is attached to Drizzle Lake, that goes into
the park boundary. A great lake for all types of fishing, they also offer dining and fantastic cottages sprawled lakeside.
Clean and well maintained, this is a great retreat for those seeking the brilliant sights and sounds of Algonquin Park!
It's close by - just twenty five minutes from the farm. An amazing spot, great hosts - you can't go wrong!
Spectacle Lake Lodge
A cozy log building and it's matching waterfront cabins await you when you roll down the hill to Spectacle Lake.
Sharon is a are marvelous hostess, and goes that extra little something whenever you need it, to make your stay a great one.
Great cottages, right on the lake, amazing dining room. with a great atmosphere. Open all year & thirty five minutes from the farm.
Pine Cliff Resort
The ultimate in comfortable accommodations. Fully outfitted cabins & campsites, attractive, clean and comfortable!
Indoor swimming pool, hot tub, satellite TV, hiking trails, lake side access to some great fishing ~ with direct access to
the Madawaska River and Kaminiskeg Lake. Campsites available. Located just north of Combermere. A terrific family vacation
spot also featuring nice clean campsites. Open all year and very close, only twenty minutes from the farm.
Sunny Hill Resort
Located on the shore of Bark Lake, just south of Barry's Bay. A real pickerel & gamefish hotspot!
Ice fishing, Indoor swimming pool, hot tubs, satellite tv, and other great services. Great hospitality,
cozy cabins with all the toys, and even campsites are available. for Family vacations at their finest.
Open all year and just thirty five minutes from the farm. Nice quiet spot to enjoy nature.
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