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Errington's Wilderness Island Resort

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Macomb, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

What a great place for a vacation,It's been 35 years since I have been here.What an amazeing place.My son and I came up for the week to do some serious fishing.We caught over 180 fish for the week.Largest pike was 34",largest walleye was 24".Al and Dorris made us feel like family.The log cabin we were in was very nice, overlooking... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

Traveled with friends to the wilderness resort . stayed in a cute little cabin ,My husband and I and friends of our had our dinners at the main lodge . The meals were excellent ! Fishing was unbelievable, great cleaning station to clean your catch ! ,beautiful landscape with the wilderness engulfing you as you take in the clean crisp... More 

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1 Thank Olardigitalphotograp
Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

My wife was not really interested in going fishing with me to Errington's Wilderness Island. After our stay in August 2013, she has changed her mind and has indicated that she would be more than willing to come back to the resort. The fishing was terrific but the service and food was outstanding. Al Errington and his staff were very... More 

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3 Thank Melvin C
Wabatong, Owner at Errington's Wilderness Island Resort, responded to this review

Suites over cabins is always a debate. The cabins are more secluded, the suites are closer to the lodge and services. Both cabins and suites are very comfortable and have great views of Lake Wabatongushi. More 

mrdogpatch
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2013

If there is one Ontario fishing resort to go to, this would be my choice. One of two resorts on 20-plus-mile-long Lake Wabatongushi, we climbed off the Algoma Central train to be met by owner Al Errington and crew, who quickly ferried us across the water to our lodge located on an island. In the few minutes it took to... More 

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Wabatong, Owner at Errington's Wilderness Island Resort, responded to this review

Regarding mosquitoes and blackflies, we really don't have much. Mosquitoes for an hour or so just a dusk. Blackflies are annoying for about a week in early June. We don't have much for blackflies partially because we are at the top of the Canadian Shield on the divide between Hudson Bay and Lake Superior, so very few springs which blackflies... More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2012

My wife and I just got back from a great week long vacation. We started it the best way possible.. with a trip on the Agawa Canyon Tour Train followed by an overnight stay at Errington's. When we decided to do this, we weren't really sure what to expect. We read over the website's information and thought it sounded good,,,... More 

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Geneseo, New York
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

We have waited over 20 years to finally continue on up the line to Errington's. We went not knowing what to expect but were thinking oh, probably tourist trap. What a great surprise! We were met and promptly "pontooned" to the island by Al (owner and now friend). We were shown to rooms that, tho small, were simply splendid. Clean... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 5 July 2012

Four old friends spent 4 nights and 3 days of fishing at Errington's. The fishing for pickerel (walleye) and pike was excellent...during the stay we caught and released approx. 80 fish. The largest pickerel was 20 1/2" with many in the 16 - 18" range. Largest pike was 28", with a number just slightly smaller. The boats supplied were large... More 

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4 Thank Amzgreen986
Midland, Michigan
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Reviewed 9 December 2011

My wife enjoys Errington's which means it is clean and comfortable with fine dining and a genuinely friendly staff, beautiful scenery and good fishing. We have been guests five times. Conrad & Tina Midland MIchigan

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58 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2011

We visited Errington's for one night only, as part of the Agawa Canyon Train Tour package. We only wish that we could have stayed for longer. When our train dropped us off, we were greeted by Al the owner and taken via pontoon boat across Lake Wabatongushi to the resort island. As the train was late, we were shown our... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2011

Our first time to this resort. They all say they're "the best", but this resort REALLY IS. We were extremely impressed with the Service, Facilities, Food and Hospitality. This is an extremely well run outfit. If you go with a full American Plan stay, the food you're served was incredible. They give you so much, we started asking for half... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfortable lakeside cabins and suites, fine dining and courteous service on a secluded island easily accessible via the Algoma Central Railway or float plane. Our resort is on Lake Wabatongushi in a 3,000 square mile Wildlife Sanctuary. Sightings of wildlife such as moose, black bear, loons and bald eagles, are numerous. The only hunting allowed since 1925 is with a camera. Excellent fishing for walleye and northern pike. Also canoeing, kayaking, hiking and swimming. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Errington's Wilderness Island Resort

Address: Island on Lake Wabatongushi | at Mile 206 on the Algoma Central Railway, Wabatongushi Lake, Ontario P6B-6H4, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Northeastern Ontario > Wabatongushi Lake
Price Range: ₹ 6,129 - ₹ 14,098 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Errington`s Wilderness Island Hotel Wabatongushi Lake
Erringtons Wilderness Island Hotel
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“Avoid Cabin three, that is the cabin closest to the generator”
 of 5 bubbles srherskovitz, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid cabin 3 as you will hear the generator running at all times.”
 of 5 bubbles kentff, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We have enjoyed the American Plan. The rooms are located next to the lodge with a large patio. This provides enjoyable viewing of the surrounding lake while enjoying a cocktail and discussion of the days fishing success.”
 of 5 bubbles williamh481, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
“cabin was great”
 of 5 bubbles KellyOntario, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you want a fishing experience that you will never forget .... you need to check this place out !”
 of 5 bubbles Olardigitalphotograp, 29 Mar 2014 | Read review
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