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Lake Muskoka - Beautiful Lake Front Cottage - 230' Water
Residence Inn by Marriott Gravenhurst Muskoka Wharf
3 out of 5
285 Steamship Bay Road, Gravenhurst, ON
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The price is CA $135 per night from Apr 1 to Apr 2
23.13 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)

"It was super clean with everything in the room you could ever want. Fantastic views of the bay."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2021

Residence Inn by Marriott Gravenhurst Muskoka Wharf
Birchwood at Bala Walking Distance to Town!
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3.32 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)
Birch wood at Bela

"Property was excellent but could not get used to train noise."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 27, 2020

Birchwood at Bala Walking Distance to Town!
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Modern Kee A Stunning Modern Newly Built Luxury Cottage on the Shores of Lake Muskoka!
Fabulous Lake Muskoka
Muskoka Lakes, ON
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3.28 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Beautiful and well maintained

"Cottages sometimes don't live up to the photos, but this one absolutely does - it's beautiful, clean, well maintained and supplied. If you're looking for a comfortable cottage that has some luxury, this is it. We were there for a family long weekend and all members, from the 3 year old to the grandparents, ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 14, 2017

Fabulous Lake Muskoka
Acton Island Lake Muskoka
Muskoka Lakes, ON
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2.42 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)
Beautiful Property

"We had a spectacular summer family getaway at this property. The property had a few cleanliness issues when we first checked-in however they were responsive in addressing these. I highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2019

Acton Island Lake Muskoka
Bala Retreat Walking distance to Bala on beautiful Lake Muskoka
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3.36 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Almost perfect

"The house/cottage itself did not disappoint. Spacious, clean and very well maintained as well as the outside space. The only negative is that it’s located near rail tracks and the cargo trains going through spoils the relaxing atmosphere and sleep. Despite this we did enjoy the property."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 1, 2020

Bala Retreat Walking distance to Bala on beautiful Lake Muskoka
3 br, 3.5 bath  Lake side hot tub
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5.46 km from city centre
3 br, 3.5 bath Lake side hot tub
JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
1050 Paignton House Road, Muskoka Lakes, ON
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The price is CA $247 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9
14.52 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (577 reviews)
Mike’s getaway

"A very nice comfortable room with a nice view. Relaxed an d watched new American President speech. A time to remember"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 8, 2020

JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa
Cute Four Season Cottage With Sand Beach On Lake Muskoka
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2.98 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
New Year’s Family Get-Away

"Cozy, clean, peaceful cottage in Muskoka. Just what the family needed for our mental and physical health. Steve, the owner, was amazing. Excellent communication."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 5, 2021

Cute Four Season Cottage With Sand Beach On Lake Muskoka
COZY COTTAGE IN THE HEART OF BALA MUSKOKA
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3.22 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
A peaceful cottage experience in the heart of Bala!

"From the moment we booked this cottage, our experience was absolutely wonderful. The host Jennifer greeted us with an e-mail indicating more about the cottage and things to do near by such as hiking and take-out restaurants or grocery stores. She assured us that if we need anything she is only a ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2021

COZY COTTAGE IN THE HEART OF BALA MUSKOKA
Sherwood Inn
4 out of 5
1090 Sherwood Road, Po Box 400, Muskoka Lakes, ON
The price is CA $112 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
7.23 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (274 reviews)

"Great spot, perfect location and exactly what an older Muskoka resort should be, we will go back!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 1, 2021

Sherwood Inn
Bayview Wildwood Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection
2.5 out of 5
1500 Port Stanton Pkwy., Severn, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $103 per night from Mar 31 to Apr 1
32.42 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (46 reviews)

"Everything was perfect, staff was helpful and pleasant. The food is amazing"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 7, 2021

Bayview Wildwood Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection
Lakeside Charmer an Irresistible Family Cottage on Acton Island!
Touchstone Resort
3.5 out of 5
1869 Muskoka District Road 118 West, Muskoka Lakes, ON
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The price is CA $259 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
15.85 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (97 reviews)

"Lovely location and great room conditions. All the appliances were immaculately cleaned and seemed to be new. The view from the balcony was exceptionally serene with the Lake just a stone’s throw away. Also appreciated the contactless & hassle free check-in and checkout. One advice - Please upgrade ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 28, 2020

Touchstone Resort
The Baldwins Resort
2.5 out of 5
1024 Golf Avenue Rd., Muskoka Lakes, ON
The price is CA $89 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
15.15 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (189 reviews)

"The owners are very friendly and personable. The rooms are tired but very clean. We had a good evening there."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2020

The Baldwins Resort
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Bala Hotel Guide

If you'd like to vacation in Bala, do think about pre-booking a room as early as possible, because you won't find many accommodation options in close proximity to the center of town.

The JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, Ontario, which is the nearest accommodation, sits 15 kilometres (9 miles) from downtown Bala. Alternatively, investigate the Windermere House, located in Ontario, which is 15 kilometres (9 miles) away.

The Bayview Wildwood Resort can be found 30 kilometres (20 miles) away from the middle of Bala. Another alternative is the Rocky Crest Golf Resort, which is positioned 25 kilometres (15 miles) away. The Residence Inn by Marriott Gravenhurst Muskoka Wharf and the Christies Mill Inn & Spa are some other places to stay in Bala.

After you have spent time in Bala, ensure you allow time investigate Southern Ontario's other attractions. Southern Ontario has beaches and coastal plains, and common Southern Ontario destinations include traditional villages and churches. Active travelers may also try their hand at skiing, cross-country skiing and snow shoeing here.

Gravenhurst is 25 kilometres (15 miles) to the southeast of Bala and is where you'll find Muskoka Bay Golf Course and Taboo Golf Course. The Howard Johnson Inn Gravenhurst and Pinedale Inn are some of the accommodation options in Gravenhurst. 60 kilometres (37 miles) to the northeast of Bala, is Dwight, home to the Logging Chain Lodge Cottages and Dwight Village Motel. The Dwight Beach and Marsh's Falls are popular sites to explore when you're in Dwight.

If you like sports and love watching local games you might like to take a trip to Barrie Molson Centre, which is 80 kilometres (49 miles) to the south of Bala. Book accommodation nearby to the action at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Barrie or the Hampton Inn & Suites Barrie.

If you are traveling into or out of Jack Garland Airport and plan to stay nearby try Hampton Inn by Hilton North Bay or Comfort Inn Airport.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Bala?
Based on Expedia’s traveler preferences, Cozy Cottage IN THE Heart OF Bala Muskoka is a top place to stay in Bala. Other good choices for your visit include Cute Four Season Cottage With Sand Beach On Lake Muskoka and Lake Muskoka Escape On Lake Muskoka.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bala, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the top deals on offer in Bala.
What's it like staying in Bala?
Visitors can enjoy all that Bala has to offer including the wineries and museums. Top sights around the area include Lake Muskoka and Georgian Bay Islands National Park. In Bala, there are 43 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Bala?
Favorite places to visit include Lake Muskoka, Muskoka Lakes Winery, and Bala’s Museum. Additionally, you’ll find Georgian Bay Islands National Park in the area.
What's the seasonal weather like in Bala?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 63°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 22°F. Average annual precipitation for Bala is 39 inches.

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