The Inn at Manitou

The Inn at Manitou

July 10, 2009 11:41 ET

The Inn at Manitou Ranked No. 1 Inn in U.S. and Canada, & No. 5 in Top 100 Hotels Overall in Travel + Leisure's Annual World's Best Awards Readers' Survey

MCKELLAR, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 10, 2009) - From modest beginnings as a tennis resort, The Inn at Manitou has catapulted to the international stage as the Best Inn in the Continental U.S. and Canada, and is ranked 5th in the Top 100 Hotels Overall, according to the 2009 readers' survey released today by Travel + Leisure magazine.

This was the first year The Inn at Manitou was listed among the top hotels in the popular Travel + Leisure readers' survey and received the highest ranking of any Inn or Hotel in Canada as well as the U.S. in the two categories.

"We're truly honoured by this award," said Sheila Wise, founder and owner of The Inn at Manitou, who manages the property with her daughter Jordanna Lipson. "We're very proud of our dedicated professional staff and so very thankful to our guests who have been so loyal over the past 36 years."

"We've tried to create an ideal getaway for our guests that is both comfortable and elegant," Lipson noted. "To be recognized by the readers of Travel + Leisure is a thrill."

The 34-room Inn is nestled on a 50-acre property along the shores of Lake Manitouwabing in Muskoka, As a member of the distinguished Relais & Chateaux Association, the Inn at Manitou blends the highest standards in gracious service and superb cuisine with first-rate tennis, golf and spa facilities.

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