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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in one night just to check it out and decided to get a room and stay the night. Absolutely beautiful!!! Perfect Cozy, clean and classy with a great staff in the lounge that made us up a nice tray of appetizers to bring back to the room where we sat in front of the fire and had a glass... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend reunion with my university friends. The cottage we had was quaint, clean and had what we needed to relax and catch up. The package included all meals in the dining room and we were not disappointed with the food. The spa experience was also fantastic. Our therapists were professional and courteous. I would love... More 

Thank anniemb55
HughatTheBriars, Owner at The Briars, responded to this review

Thank you so much anniemb55. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your reunion. Summer by the lake is gorgeous - we hope we can welcome you back! Hugh Sibbald More 

Bowmanville, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic staff, room, food....all around super awesome! Don't even want to tell too many people about it we had such an awesome time here! This was bought for us as a wedding gift we were not sure what to expect but we were both so impressed! We can't wait to go back!

Thank Sharra40
HughatTheBriars, Owner at The Briars, responded to this review

Dear Sharra40, Thanks so much sharing your great honeymoon experience. We really appreciate it and hope that we can welcome you back for your anniversary. Best wishes, Hugh Sibbald More 

Newmarket, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dear Alexis We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to both you and the entire staff at The Briar’s for making our wedding day a day to remember. We spent many months prior to our wedding looking for the perfect venue to celebrate this very special occasion. As a same sex couple we were made to... More 

Thank GPottage
HughatTheBriars, Owner at The Briars, responded to this review

Thank you so much GPottage for your kind words. It was such a pleasure hosting your beautiful wedding. Best wishes from Alexis and all of us, and we look forward to welcoming you back. Hugh Sibbald More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast, lunch and dinner menus have good variety and are well prepared and presented. Desserts are not to be missed, date sticky toffee pudding and Creme Brûlée were particular favorites. Rooms in one wing are in serious need of updating, others appear to have been refreshed. With a bit of renovating this could be a truly great country inn.

Thank Pauline W
HughatTheBriars, Owner at The Briars, responded to this review

Thank you Pauline W. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the meals and our fabulous desserts. We appreciate the room suggestions very much. We look forward to welcoming you back, Hugh Sibbald More 

Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister in law picked The Briars so she could visit with family in the area( and I was lucky enough to stay and enjoy her company for a night) Food, room, service over all location was wonderfully relaxing! I'll be back for some R&R !

Thank Donna K
HughatTheBriars, Owner at The Briars, responded to this review

Thank you Donna K. I'm so pleased to enjoyed your R&R, and the food, room, service and location. We look forward to welcoming you and your sister back. Best wishes, Hugh Sibbald More 

Oshawa, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I took my daughter her for here birthday as a special treat, The information given about times we could arrive and check in and activities we could attend were confused and given to us wrong. So at least we could go to the pool while we waited - that was a mistake; most disgusting pool and Jacuzzi I have ever... More 

Thank rayvenotter
BriarsResort, Owner at The Briars, responded to this review

Thanks rayvenotter. I can say I have never seen the pool or whirlpool as you describe. They are so well maintained. And if you were here in January 2016 we had just completed our pool renovation. Very strange indeed. Hugh Sibbald More 

Innisfil, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I just returned from my 45th nursing class graduation reunion held at The Briars. There were 36 of us at the resort for the weekend. We arrived on Friday before dinner and sadly went home on Sunday after breakfast. It was a fantastic weekend enjoyed by all. The accommodations were perfect. We were in cottages and lodges along the waterfront... More 

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BriarsResort, Owner at The Briars, responded to this review

Dear meb3009: We are so pleased that you had a fantastic weekend despite the windy, cool late October weather. Thank you for noting the special features of Mayfair Lodge - which is so great for reunions - and also for your kind words about the food, service and Jessica's attention to detail. We look forward to welcoming you back. Hugh... More 

Port Sydney, Canada
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stayed here at one of their cottages for my sister in laws wedding I was in. Pros: Beautiful place, lots of character, great places for pictures, (unfortunately the dock was under construction so we werent able to go to the water, but off season so you get what you get). The food was amazing. Breakfast buffet was outstanding, and the... More 

Thank TravelNut87
HughatTheBriars, Owner at The Briars, responded to this review

Thank you TravelNut87. We are pleased that you enjoyed the room, the character of the property for photos and the incredible wedding dinner. I'm sorry that you feel disappointed in the the Planner. She did a fabulous job that day juggling all the changes and assuring that the event went off without a hitch, and we appreciated everyone working together... More 

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a lovely lodge, over a century old, with lots of character. Excellent amenities, food, and service. It is perfect as a getaway close to Toronto. My husband and I went there twice, once for a family reunion, and the second time as part of Barbara Seagram's Bridge weekend. Both experiences were most satisfying.

Thank CelineToronto
HughatTheBriars, Owner at The Briars, responded to this review

Thank you Celine. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the lodge, excellent amenities, food and service and the proximity to Toronto. We look forward to welcoming you back. Hugh Sibbald More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about The Briars

Address: 55 Hedge Rd, Jackson's Point, Georgina, Ontario L0E 1L0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Georgina > Jackson's Point
Price Range: ₹ 12,270 - ₹ 13,229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Briars 3.5*
Number of rooms: 91
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“The manor house is vintage and beautifully kept but we love the Leacock wing best with it's fireplace and balcony:)”
 of 5 bubbles dsG8559NI, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for the garden, or lake view ,really relaxing”
 of 5 bubbles donnak474, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room in the newer part of the resort. The rooms in the manor house are full of a must smell.”
 of 5 bubbles douglass482, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms not super modern and fancy, but we did not want that.We enjoy the old world charm and comfort.”
 of 5 bubbles Ontariotraveller315, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Definitely don't pick the Guest Rooms in the B Wing”
  • Stained fiberfill pillow
  • Moldy curtain
  • Moldy sink
  • Cold and uncomfortable bed
  • Stained pillow
 of 5 bubbles KRHobo, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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