The Briars Resort & Spa

55 Hedge Road, RR 1, Jacksons Point, Ontario L0E 1L0
Innkeeper(s): The Sibbald Family
 

Mayfair Lodge

With ten bedrooms and views over the lawns and Lake Simcoe, Mayfair is an ideal retreat. Each bedroom has either king, queen or twin beds, an ensuite four-piece bathroom, television and telephone. The eight downstairs rooms each have a deck. The comfortable second-story living room features a wet-bar and refrigerator. Mayfair lodge is large and well-suited to group games, conversation or small meetings. A walkout deck has views of the lake.

Although Mayfair is best suited to family gatherings, reunions and business retreats, Mayfair rooms may be available to individual guests at the last moment; contact our reservationist for details.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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The Governor Simcoe Suite

This second-floor suite, located in the inn's Leacock Wing, features a foyer, large living room and two bedrooms. The guest bedroom has a queen bed and four-piece whirlpool bathroom. The spacious master bedroom has queen bed, four-piece whirlpool bathroom, and large balcony overlooking the entrance, gardens and woods. The living room has wet bar and double pull out sofa.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Pinewood Cottage

Pinewood Cottage has a spacious living room with wet bar and refrigerator, a cozy fireplace nook and a double pull-out sofa, and two bedrooms. One bedroom has a queen bed and large sky-lit four piece bath with whirlpool tub. One bedroom features a queen bed, four piece bath and screened verandah.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Birdie Cottage

Located on the shore, Birdie has stunning views of Lake Simcoe. The cottage features a living room with TV and wood burning fireplace, a spacious deck, and wet bar with refrigerator. The two bedrooms each have resort king beds, and these can be converted twin beds with notice. Birdie has a four-piece bathroom—with a view from the tub.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Golfview A and B 'Studio + Bedroom' Cottages

Golfview A and B are semi-detached 'Studio + Bedroom' Cottages. Each has a spacious bed-sitting room with queen-sized bed, double sofa bed, wet-bar with refrigerator and a second bedroom with twin beds.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Underwood Studio Cottage

Underwood is a cozy private Studio Cottage with king-sized bed, comfortable seating for two, wet bar with refrigerator, four-piece bath, and screened verandah.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Inn & Inn Plus Guest Rooms

Inn Guest Rooms are located in the Bourchier Wing and Inn Plus Guest Rooms are in the Leacock Wing. They are beautifully appointed with queen, king or twin beds. Each room features a balcony or patio. Comfortable seating in each room includes either a big comfy chair or a love seat sofa bed or a two-seater sofa bed. Each room has a four-piece bath.

Inn Plus Guest Rooms also have a refrigerator, an extra basin and many have a wood-burning fireplace.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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First Tee Lodge

Seven-bedroom First Tee has a lovely lakeside location. It is finished throughout with beautiful, fragrant pine and features many heritage wicker furnishings. The spacious living room has doors that open toward the lake, a boardroom and wet bar with refrigerator.

Each bedroom has either a king or twin beds, a private four-piece bath, TV, telephone, and deck or walkout.

Although First Tee is best suited to family gatherings, reunions and business retreats, First Tee rooms may be available to individual guests at the last moment; contact our reservationist for details.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Named Rooms

Named Rooms are larger than our inn guest rooms and include spacious seating areas with a two-seater sofa and wet bar with refrigerator. Some have fireplaces.

The Leacock Wing includes the Mariposa, a studio room with king bed, four-piece bath, wood burning fireplace, sitting area and wet bar. The balcony overlooks the Fountain Court, lawns and lake.

The Bourchier Wing includes the Hearth Rooms, larger studio bed-sitting rooms on the first (queen bed) or second (king bed) floor with double pull-out sofa and wood burning fireplace, wet bar and four-piece bath. These studio rooms have views of the grounds.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Lakeside Guest Rooms

The Lakeside Guest Rooms are in The Boathouse and Lakeside Cottages. Each have private entrance, lake view and a walk-out directly onto a deck and/or garden overlooking Lake Simcoe. The gardens are sheltered by huge pines and are beautiful in all seasons. These rooms are available with king, queen or twin beds. Each room also has a gas fireplace and a wet bar with refrigerator. Some rooms have pull-out sofas.

These rooms feature custom made furniture such as art headboards interpreted from sailing signals by Muskoka Designer, John Bell.

Lakeside and Boathouse are also ideally suited for social or business groups. The Boathouse has a splendid living room with natural stone fireplace, A/V equipment and wet bar. The view of the lake from the living room is stunning.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Blue Room

This ground floor room is beautifully appointed with king size bed and a comfortable seating area with love seat, four piece bath. Electric fireplace in original brick front. Redecorated Spring 2009.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Four Poster Room

A beautifully carved four-poster queen bed, comfortable seating area with love seat and spacious bathroom with jet bathtub make this ground floor room one of our most romantic. Large French doors open onto the garden.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Green Room

This second story L-shaped room has a king bed, comfortable seating area with love seat, and a four-piece bath with heated floor. Large windows overlook the gardens and lake. Renovated spring 2009.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Petit Point Room

This second story room is beautifully appointed with Canadian antiques. The Petit Point room features a queen-sized bed, comfortable seating area with love seat, spacious four-piece bath, and view of gardens and lake.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Canopy Room

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Brass Bedroom

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Fairway Studio Cottage

Fairway is a private studio cottage which includes a bedsitting room with king-sized bed and double sofa bed, wet bar with refrigerator and four-piece bath with jet tub. The deck has an awning and overlooks the 18th green.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Eagle Cottage

This lakeside gem features a spacious living room with crisp, fresh pine panelling, TV and wood burning fireplace, and a large shady deck perched over the water. The two bedrooms each have a king bed that can be converted to twin beds with notice. The four-piece bath and soaker tub in Eagle features a great view. A second four-piece bath is located off the living room. The living room has a double pull-out sofa, wood burning fireplace, seating and doors to deck.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Shelter Cottage

This rustic cottage has views of Lake Simcoe and is conveniently located steps above our small beach. Shelter Cottage features a living room with TV and wood burning fireplace, a balcony and a wet bar with refrigerator. There are two bedrooms—one with king bed and one with double and single bed. A unique feature, Shelter also has a third small bedroom with a single bed.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Divot Cottage

Divot Cottage is a beautiful lakeside retreat that features a cozy living room with TV and fireplace, walkout to a balcony and steps to a second deck, and wet bar with refrigerator. Each of two bedrooms has a resort king bed and four-piece bath with soaker tub. The king beds may be converted to twins when requested at time of booking.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Chipshot Cottage

Beautifully located overlooking Lake Simcoe and steps above our small beach. The living room features comfortable seating, wood burning fireplace, TV, wet bar with refrigerator and glass doors to a spacious deck. Two bedrooms, each have four-piece bath. One bedroom has a king bed (can be split into twins with advance notice). One bedroom has a double bed and a twin.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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Leacock Cottage

Leacock features a living room with wood burning fireplace, TV, comfortable seating, wet bar with refrigerator and glass door to a private patio/garden which looks across the lawns to the Golf Club. Two bedrooms each have four-piece bath, one of which is designed for a wheelchair [king bedroom]. One bedroom has a king bed and the other has a twin beds that can be converted to king if we are told beforehand.

All accommodations come with the following amenities:

  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Air-conditioning and heat
  • Colour cable TV
  • Touch-tone telephone with voice mail and data jack
  • Most have high speed internet access
  • Excellent mattress for good sleeping
  • Coffee/tea makers with supplies
  • Private four-piece bathroom with hair dryer
  • Operable windows / patio doors for fresh air
  • Comfortable seating with good reading lights

All accommodations are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Where can I smoke while I am at The Briars?

    The Briars inside is smoke-free. Smoking is permitted on many guest room patios and balconies. A section of the Fountain Court Patio outside the Dining Room and Drinkwaters' Lounge is available for smoking. And, of course, there is the out-of-doors-and lots of it!

    Do you allow pets?

    For guest comfort, we do not allow pets at the inn nor most cottages. Two cottages are pet friendly and we can recommend some excellent pet sitting and boarding options nearby.

    What time is check-in and check-out?

    Check-in is from 4pm. Check-out from your room is at noon.

    What is your cancellation policy?

    We require three weeks notice of cancellation prior to the arrival date, whereby a $50 administration fee is applied. Cancellation after this deadline means a forfeit of your deposit. During the Holiday Season, a six-week cancellation period is in effect.  For social groups of 10 or more adults, we run a 60 day cancellation policy or per contracted arrangements. Please confirm details with our reservationist.

    What is your charge for single guest getaways?

    A selection of rooms are available at our 'Singles Special rate'.

    Do you have a minimum stay requirement on weekends?

    On most weekends, there is a minimum stay requirement.

    Do you offer special rates or programs for seniors?

    For your comfort, some ares of the inn and Manor House are considered "adult only". Separate dining areas for families with small children helps assure The Briars stays comfortable for those travelling with or without family. For guests 60+ years of age, The Briars sometimes offers special senior's rates or promotions.

    Tell me about service charges.

    15% is added to the rates and other items charged to your account. Tipping is not necessary as our staff are paid on a bonus system, but guests are welcome to tip for above-normal service.

    What types of payment do you accept?

    Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club/EnRoute, Interac, American Express, travellers' cheques or cash.

 
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