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Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I managed to book this last minute. Was a great price and lovely accommodations. It was perfect with lake for swimming in the back of the property. A short walk into town with a full grocery store, farmers stand and liquor store. Also a bakery and ice cream for the children

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

After a decent stay here once in 2014, we decided to try it again. We called over and over again, there are no means of booking this place online, and always seemed to end up talking to someone who doesn't even work for Bala Hy. We always had our message taken, and were promised that the elusive Allison, who never... More 

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Sauble Beach, Canada
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42 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We love this motel, we take our grandson here every year for a couple days of fishing and swimming he just loves it here and has already asked to go again next year,This was our 5th time here. everyone is so friendly, rooms are clean, its very old not at all fancy but a great little family spot, walking distance... More 

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2 Thank Kay W
Kitchener
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

My family has been staying at this motel for years. We used to have cottages in Bala but they were then sold so we started coming here. The rooms are always clean and the beach behind the motel is nice. Everything in Bala is walking distance for the location is perfect.

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1 Thank SashaB2010
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Quiet, perfect to get away from the city and relax, fish, fire....beautiful beach and walking distance to Bala Bay Inn and the Kee:) In Bala the bakery is amazing and always lots happening! We prefer the private, quiet cottage and the boathouse for fishing. Reading in the screened in porch...heaven!

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Spent one evening here in August 2014. This motel is quite dated, and the rooms are small, with only the most basic amenities. However, it is clean, the staff are great, and the location is fantastic. They also have small lakefront cabins available at the back of the property, which we were unaware of when we booked. Next time we'll... More 

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Toronto
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55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Bala Hy Motel was a bit of a run down place. The rooms are very small. There is no regulation of the hot water and so if you're in unit 7 and someone flushes the toilet in unit 1, you're going to get burned. Everything is outdated. This is a very affluent area and huge for visitors. I'm sure the... More 

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Very nice quaint older motel, with a great location.They had our rooms already for our group, and gave me an update on their planned arrival. Very hot water, in the shower, which my wife likes. The staff were friendly and courteous. One room had a odd odour, so they just switched them to a bigger room. The lake, island and... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Bala-Hy Motel for two nights while hiking and exploring the area. It could not be cleaner or better maintained. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable and fresh smelling. The lake in the back is beautiful with a lovely little island and beach, where we could have spent half... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2013

We stayed here on two separate trips, 1 night each, in the past few weeks. Each time we just needed a place to sleep and park our bass boat/trailer overnight. We were in the area to enjoy some fishing on Lake Joseph and Rosseau nearby. Reservations by phone were a breeze. The reservation team is very accommodating and courteous. During... More 

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Address: 169-3017 Muskoka Road, Bala, Ontario P0C 1A0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Bala
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Number of rooms: 10
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Bala-Hy Motel Ontario
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“There ain't much to this place. Try the other hotel across the street.”
 of 5 bubbles 2hotheaded, 21 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Don’t think any room was better than another, except #10 had a picture window, with a view of a meadow, and two queen beds.”
 of 5 bubbles BobaCon, 19 Sep 2013 | Read review
“cabins by the lake sleep larger groups”
 of 5 bubbles andypegonthego, 7 May 2012 | Read review
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