Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel & Spa

700 Ripplecove | Ayer's Cliff, QC J0B 1C0  [SEE MAP]Ayer's Cliff, QC  [SEE ADDRESS]

Courtesy of Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel & Spa

Find the Best Price

at the Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel & Spa

Navigate forward to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

Navigate backward to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.


Beautiful location
No gym on-site
If you're looking for a relaxing weekend getaway, you can't go wrong with the Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel, according to recent guests. Sitting on the shores of Lake Massawippi in southeastern Quebec, the hotel offers a stunning setting year-round. In the colder months, you can ice skate, ice fish, snowshoe or ski, while warm weather allows for lake cruises, kayaking, tennis and hikes along the Tomifobia Nature Trail. Aside from its picturesque location, visitors were pleased with Ripplecove's accommodations, especially the Luxury Rooms, which boast lake views, balconies and fireplaces. If you're not in the mood to splurge, Classic Rooms come equipped with flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi access, coffee makers and iPod docking stations. Another point of praise for guests: the regional food served at the on-site eatery, Le Riverain Restaurant. When you're not admiring the lake view from your seat at dinner, enjoy the relaxing locale at the Arboressence Spa, which is set among native pines and features an outdoor hot tub beneath a forest canopy. Along with the hotel's location and amenities, visitors appreciate the Ripplecove's attentive service.
Ayer's Cliff, QC
Hotel Class
Property Type
Hotel, 32 rooms
Primary View



  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


U.S. News analyzed more than 30,000 hotels to find the best in the USA, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean, based on reputation among travel experts, guest reviews and hotel class ratings.

Similar Hotels Nearby

Critic Reviews



The pale yellow main inn building, with its sloped roof and decorative dormers, is immaculately maintained and welcomes visitors in a richly appointed lobby area with an adjacent lakefront sitting room.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 489 have reviewed the Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel & Spa, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

Tripadvisor Travel Rating: 

Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 489 reviews 4.5 (based on 489 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Room categories at the Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel & Spa are each decorated different. Some are more rustic in style, resembling the interiors of a traditional log cabin, while others are more classic in style with updated furnishings. Standard rooms come outfitted with flat-screen TVs, work desks, alarm clocks with iPod docking stations, in-room climate controls and coffee makers. Views are either of the surrounding grounds or the lake.
    • Premium channels
    • Workspace/desk
    • Minifridge
    • Bathrobes/slippers
    • Minibar
    • Shower/tub combo
    • Separate shower
    • Separate tub
    • Internet
    • Wireless internet
    • Free internet
    • Fee for internet usage
    • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
    • Adjoining rooms available

    Location & Parking

    The Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel & Spa is located on a private peninsula right along the shores of Lake Massawippi in Ayer's Cliff. The hotel is within walking distance of the center of the town of Ayer's Cliff, giving guests access to some restaurants and grocery stores. The property is about 15 miles north of the Vermont border and about 90 miles southeast of Montreal.
    • Located 97 miles southeast of Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
    • 24-hour valet parking
    • 24-hour self-parking (free)
    • Airport shuttle
    • Car service

    Within walking distance of:

    • Bus stop
    • Restaurants
    • Movie theater
    • Train station
    • Beach
    • Theater
    • Subway/metro stop
    • Grocery store
    • Shopping


    The upscale Le Riverain Restaurant serves up international dishes made with local and regional produce for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

      Number of restaurants1

      • Fine dining
      • Casual dining
      • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
      • Bar/lounge
      • Room service
      • 24-hour room service
      • free breakfast


      The hotel has a heated outdoor pool with a sundeck and lounge chairs. The lakefront property can also arrange water-related activities such as kayaking and fishing.
      • Pool is open during summer months
      • Lap pool
      • Wading pool
      • Lazy river
      • Family pool
      • Infinity pool
      • Whirlpool/hot tub
      • Adults-only pool
      • Lifeguard on duty
      • Poolside service
      • Waterslide
      • Deck chairs or cabanas
      • Pool bar


      The hotel's Arboressence Spa embraces its natural surroundings, placing an emphasis on nature in its facilities and treatments. The spa's decor not only features exposed timbers throughout but also utilizes organic products and has an outdoor hot tub situated under a forest canopy. Guests can choose from a selection massages, body treatments and facials from its short menu.

        Services offered:

        • Massage
        • Facial
        • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
        • Salon services
        • Outdoor treatment area
        • Steam room
        • Sauna


        The property offers a heated outdoor pool and lake-related activities. There's also the private Mapple Cottage that has multiple bedrooms and a kitchenette, an ideal space for families.
          • Kids Club
          • Free Kids Club
          • Fee for Kids Club
          • Cribs
          • High Chairs


          The Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel & Spa offers meeting rooms for business gatherings. Event spaces feature flexible seating and audiovisual equipment including screens and projectors. There are on-site conference planners to manage the planning process, including organized activities such as lake cruises and cooking workshops.
          • Meeting packages available
          • Full-service catering

          Number of meeting rooms3

          • Business center
          • Meeting rooms
          • Meeting and event planners available


          The hotel is equipped to host weddings. There are outdoor ceremony locations, including a lakefront setting or the property's English Garden. The property offers a reception hall with an outdoor terrace, and there are customized catering options available.

            Maximum wedding guest capacity80

            • Hotel hosts weddings
            • Outdoor space for weddings
            • Wedding planners available

            Editor’s note: Hotel information is updated periodically. If this is your property and you notice any inaccuracies, please let us know.

            Find the Best Price

            at the Ripplecove Lakefront Hotel & Spa

            Navigate forward to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

            Navigate backward to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

            If you make a purchase from our site, we may earn a commission. This does not affect the quality or independence of our editorial content.