Tally Ho - Lake Front Cottages - Enjoy your winter getaway

Experience the charm and comfort of the Tally Ho Inn on the beautiful Lake Peninsula.

Pet friendly, designed for small groups or families.  Close to your favourite winter activity.



Tally Ho - Lake Front Cottages - Your Muskoka Vacation Getaway

Pet friendly and designed for small groups or families.  30 Cottages available from studios, one-bedroom to four bedrooms.   Come view the beautiful fall colours!

Need a break - come relax by the water!

Bring your favourite book to read, or watch your kids enjoy the water!

30 Lakefront Cottages

All Cottages are unique to fit your lifestyle.   They range in size from studios to 3 bedroom cottages.   Some have kitchens, but all have microwaves, mini-fridges, WI-FI, satellite tv, and coffee makers.  Tally Ho is pet friendly.

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Groups Welcome

Tally Ho offers an ideal off-season retreat for small group gatherings or social get-togethers. April and November are the recommended months to explore the best pricing options.


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Pets are welcome!

Don’t leave your family pet behind when you’re away. Tally Ho welcomes pets and is a pet-friendly destination. We kindly request that you sign a waiver and pay a small $25 pet fee per stay.

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Great Hiking in the Area

Tally Ho enjoys proximity to three incredible parks for exploration. The Limberlost Nature Reserve is located just 10 km away from Tally Ho, while both Arrowhead Park and Algonquin Park are just a short drive away.

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1300 feet of Shoreline on Lake Peninsula

Tally Ho boasts a picturesque shoreline that is perfect for your enjoyment. With 1300 feet of sandy, shallow water, it provides an ideal setting for your little ones or pets to have a delightful water experience. 

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30 Cottages

All cottages vary in size, ranging from cozy studios to spacious 4-bedroom accommodations. While some cottages feature full kitchens, others offer convenient kitchenettes. However, all of our cottages have Shaw satellite TVs, microwaves, coffee makers, and WiFi.

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Open all year - Every season is special!

Every cottage is unique and located close to the water's edge!

Welcome to the Tally Ho Inn

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Tally Ho Inn offers lakeside cottage rentals located close to Algonquin Park, Arrowhead Park and Limberlost Reserve.   Our property offers 30 cottages ranging from one to three bedrooms, equipped with flat-screen TVs, fridges, microwaves, coffee makers, tea kettles and some featuring full kitchens. Guests can choose to stay on a daily or weekly basis, and pets are welcome. Our property feature 1300 feet of shoreline along the beautiful Lake Peninsula.   There is plenty of space to relax and enjoy the view.   The lake has a shallow sandy shoreline, perfect for kids and pets to enjoy.   Pets can take advantage of our off-leash dog park to enjoy.   We offer a variety of watercraft such as kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, and rowboats for our guests to use at no additional cost. There are also barbecues available for rent, and during the summer months, we have tennis, basketball, lawn volleyball, and badminton facilities. In the winter, we offer a skating rink on the lake (weather permitting).”



Standards and Services


Upgraded WIFI to all cottages and Main Lodge

Experience fast and stable internet during your stay at Tally Ho with our upgraded WiFi service, complimentary for all guests in the cottages and main lodge. While not fibre optic, our service has received positive feedback for its speed and connectivity. Stay connected during your vacation with this convenient amenity.

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Lots of Activities for All Ages

We offer a variety of recreational activities for our guests to enjoy! During the warmer months, guests are welcome to use our tennis court, basketball court, and lawn volleyball. And in the winter, if the conditions are right, guests can hit the ice and skate on the lake. Don’t have your own snow shoes? No problem! Borrow a pair from our friendly office staff and explore the winter wonderland surrounding our property.

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Free use of all non-motorized watercraft

We invite you to enjoy the beautiful summer weather by exploring our complimentary watercraft!  Take your pick from kayaks, paddleboats, and canoes, all available for our guests. Your safety is important to us, so we provide mandatory lifejackets that are supplied to all guests at our main office. Signing out your preferred watercraft is easy and can be done at our friendly front office. We hope you make the most of your stay with us and create unforgettable memories on the water!

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Pet Friendly

At Tally Ho, you do not have to worry about leaving your furry friends at home.  We do charge an extra $25 for each pet, per stay for the extra cleaning and we ask you to sign a pet agreement when you check-in.  Pets are asked to be on a leash at all times on the property.  Recently, Tally Ho built a safe off-leash park for pets to be able to run off-leash in a safe environment.


Barbecue Rentals

Planning to host a barbecue during your vacation? We’ve got you covered! Rent one of our high-quality barbecues for a daily fee of just $10+GST, which includes the cost of propane. To make sure we have one available for you, please arrange for the rental between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. Let us help you make the most of your stay with us by enjoying a delicious outdoor meal with your loved ones!


Housekeeping Services

We want you to feel right at home in our cozy cottages! Each of our accommodations comes fully stocked with fresh linens for the beds, cozy blankets, and soft towels for your comfort. While you’re exploring the great outdoors, we encourage you to bring along your own beach towels to make the most of our scenic surroundings. To ensure your privacy and safety, our staff will not be entering your cottage during your stay. However, if you find that you need additional supplies, simply let us know and we’ll be happy to make arrangements to get you what you need.

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Cottages with Full Kitchens or Kitchenettes

We take pride in offering our guests a truly one-of-a-kind experience! Each of our 30 cottages is uniquely designed and furnished to ensure that no two stays are the same. For those who love to cook, we have 8 cottages with fully functional kitchens complete with full-sized appliances, while 3 of our cottages feature convenient kitchenettes. Don’t worry if you prefer to keep things simple – all of our cottages come with a coffee maker, microwave, and mini-fridge to meet your basic needs. Whether you’re looking for a cozy retreat or a spacious home away from home, we have the perfect cottage waiting for you!

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Boat Launch - Next to Tally Ho Inn

Located right next to Tally Ho, there is a convenient public boat launch that is free for all users and provides easy access to Lake Pennisula and all of the natural beauty that surrounds us.  The boat launch is managed by the Municipality of the Lake of Bays. 

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During business hours you can call our office at 705-635-2281.

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