Hotel at a Glance: Best Western Country Squire Resort
The dark-green, Bavarian-style timber beams on the outside of this Best Western give it the feel of a tucked-away mountain lodge. But it's set amid one of Ontario's biggest attractions, the 1000 Islands region, an archipelago known for its lakeside castles and abundant outdoor recreation. In addition to the accommodations, you'll get a bottle of wine, a $30 spa credit to the on-site Tranquility Spa, and a $30 voucher to the nearby OLG Casino with this Getaway.
TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence was awarded to the resort in 2013
Cousins on King restaurant serves up fish and chips, pasta, and steak dinners on-site; several other restaurants are within walking distance from resort
Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast of eggs, fresh fruit, and freshly brewed coffee
Melt away stress in the steam room or 6-person hot tub; an indoor heated pool is also available.
1000 Islands, Ontario: Rhineland-Style Castles and Victorian Villages
The name shortchanges it slightly: there are actually closer to 2,000 islands and islets in the 1000 Islands, some of them no more than a few square feet in area. But who's counting? Either way, the area—a sort of archipelago scattered throughout the St. Lawrence River between Ontario and New York—is a sight to behold. Boat tours weave through the islands and stop off at Boldt Castle, which presides over its own island in New York's Alexandria Bay. The structure's distinctive turrets and drawbridge were inspired by castles along the Rhine in Germany.
The 1000 Islands are also home to several villages dating back to the early 19th-century. In the homey town of Gananoque, Ontario, centuries-old buildings house boutiques, bakeries, and restaurants that serve traditional German and English fare. Stroll through the historical 1000 Islands Village to see storybook Victorian homes and cottages and an old-style soda fountain.
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What You Get
Stay for two in a double-queen room with a courtyard view, a poolside view, or a poolside view and a jetted tub
One bottle of wine, a $30 casino voucher, and a $30 spa credit
Up to two kids 12 or younger stay free
Dates into March
Policies and Fees
Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
Cancellation policy: 48-hour cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
Taxes: 13% tax added at purchase
All prices and fees listed in US dollars unless otherwise noted
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.