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    The Opinicon

    1697 Chaffeys Locks Rd, Elgin, Rideau Lakes, Ontario K0G 1E0, Canada
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    • Excellent50%
    • Very good27%
    • Average12%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible1%
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    “new owners” (27 reviews)
    “the pub” (17 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 125 reviews

    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    Generations living in this area north of Kingston have worked at this resort. It has been totally renovated and refurbished and is more majestic than ever. Sitting amongst some of the oldest trees in the area, the Opinicon in all its glory is the focal...More

    Thank birdturd73
    Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

    In my opinion , We didn't find the restaurant to be that great. Food was just so so. Service was very slow Waitress was very very rude. Prices were high for what you got. Gorgeous location. Would probably stay at the Inn if restaurant improved.

    Thank Aapwilbur
    Reviewed 21 October 2017

    Drove from kingston for friday night dinner. Dinning room was empty but were jammed together with anther table of four in the end veranda .I cannot understand why were seated so tightly together when the there was so much empty room to space us apart...More

    1  Thank Golfingnutkingston
    Response from havebaby_willtravel9, Owner at The OpiniconResponded 22 October 2017

    First off, thank you for driving up from Kingston, and happy anniversary! I’m sorry to hear the evening didn’t go as you had hoped. The verandahs are the most popular seating areas and are frequently requested, so knowing your special anniversary I suspect they tried...More

    Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I came with two friends (all of us seniors) and stayed in a fully renovated cabin near the lake. Two bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a living room. Retained its original (1954) rustic charm, but updated to current first class standards. Perfect for...More

    1  Thank Richard F
    Reviewed 14 October 2017

    The owners have updated The Opinicon, maintaining the rustic admosphere. The staff is amazing: helpful, friendly, and professional. Accommodations are comfortable; restaurant and bar food is very good.

    Thank Dean S
    Response from havebaby_willtravel9, Owner at The OpiniconResponded 16 October 2017

    Happy to hear you had a great time!

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Number of rooms
    • 41
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    • Ontario >
    • Rideau Lakes >
    • Elgin
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    • The Opinicon Ontario/Elgin
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    horriblehanna
    20 August 2017|
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    Sharon F
    22 July 2017|
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    Response from havebaby_willtravel9 | Property representative |
    All the usual ingredients, just made with love! Growing the basil locally helps too...
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    Kaye M
    7 July 2017|
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    Response from havebaby_willtravel9 | Property representative |
    The cottage rates are different per cottage (all different sizes), and change on time of year and number of nights. Given these variables it's much easier to talk to someone over the phone or email to see what would best... More
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    "If you have young children stay by the playground they will have loads of fun"
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    "Get one of the newly renovated cabins....if they aren't booked up."
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    "We ate there, did not stay."
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    "Cottages are very nice, most remodeled and very clean."
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