Ontario Inn, Sherwood Inn on Lake Joseph Completes $80,000 Upgrade, Wins TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Award winning Sherwood Inn on Lake Joseph, Muskoka completes renovations to rooms in the Maplewood Building; unveils additions in time for Holiday Party Season

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A leader among Ontario Inns, Sherwood Inn on Lake Joseph has been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013. The award coincides with the completion of upgrades to the Maplewood Building just in time for the festive season. The $80,000 renovation includes complimentary wireless internet in all 49 guest rooms, cottages, meeting rooms, and common areas so guests can stay connected from their desk, bed or on the dock.

“The recognition of our Ontario resort is testament to the commitment of our team to providing outstanding hospitality to our guests,” said Esa Paltanen, General Manager of the Sherwood Inn. “To complete the guest experience, the 14 remaining rooms in the Maplewood building have received a timely upgrade to lighting, artwork, soft goods, room fabrics and desks all of which have modernized the rooms with all technological conveniences that you would have at home without taking away from the breathtaking scenery of Lake Joseph through the windows and balconies during all four seasons,” said Paltanen.

To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

To celebrate their new look, The Sherwood Inn is now offering customizable and memorable holiday parties that range from gourmet private luncheons, fire-side lounge style gatherings, wine and cheese receptions or a chef’s table in a private wine cellar. Sherwood Inn is renowned for offering its guests an authentic Ontario dining experience. The Inn uses seasonal, fresh, local ingredients whenever possible and many of the herbs and vegetables are harvested from their on-site garden. Many of the dishes are Muskoka-inspired cuisine, which includes cranberry enriched dishes. The Inn boasts an extensive wine cellar with more than 200 labels and has won multiple Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence. While overlooking picturesque Lake Joseph, guests of the Inn can expect gracious hospitality, luxurious pampering, absolute tranquility and exceptional service at the Ontario resort.

With a full-service spa, renovated hot tub, a variety of ceremony locations and a spectacular room with floor-to-ceiling windows for your reception, Sherwood Inn offers the opportunity to take over the entire property for your exclusive-use wedding, holiday party or any other celebration. Known as a prime summer wedding destination, the Sherwood Inn designs packages tailored to the wedding party’s specific needs and offers a variety of ceremony locations as well as exclusive use of the grounds.

Guests of the Sherwood Inn benefit from partnerships with ClubLink and Muskoka Steamships. The iconic Muskoka steamship, the Wenonah, will be docking at the Sherwood Inn, offering overnight and lunch cruises for a variety of passengers hailing from different areas of the world. And just across the way, a short car or boat ride is the world famous Lake Joe Club and its award winning 18 hole championship greens. Guests can access the three championship golf courses providing the optimal summertime experience in Muskoka.

For more information regarding Holiday Parties, exclusive weddings and reservations for winter, spring or summer Muskoka vacations, please visit us online at http://www.sherwoodinn.ca/ or call 866-844-2228

Sherwood Inn on Lake Joseph is located at 1090 Sherwood Road, Carling. This elegant Inn on Lake Joseph is decorated to reflect the traditional character of Muskoka resorts with many rooms featuring cozy wood-burning fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs. The resort offers an authentic Ontario dining experience and is recipient of multiple Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence. Guests can enjoy the full service spa, extensive and unique facilities ideal for an Ontario wedding or corporate retreat and access to three exclusive championship golf courses. Other features and amenities include a beach area, swimming, shuffleboard, biking, tennis, fishing, canoeing, snowshoeing, skating, hockey and a bonfire pit. The Inn is open seven days a week May through October and on Fridays, Saturdays November through April. Sherwood Inn only books individual rooms a maximum of three months in advance for the months of September through June and a maximum of six months in advance for July and August. For reservations call 866-844-2228 or visit http://www.sherwoodinn.ca/

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