The Wakefield Mill Hotel and Spa

60 Mill Road | Wakefield, Quebec J0X 3G0  [SEE MAP]Wakefield, Quebec  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Cozying up to Gatineau Park, approximately 22 miles northwest of Ottawa, the Wakefield Mill Hotel and Spa invites guests to unwind in one of 42 elegant accommodations. Each room is outfitted with wooden furniture, luxurious queen- or king-sized beds and free Internet access. Although most visitors report a pleasant stay overall, some do say the rooms could benefit from some refurbishment and more reliable Wi-Fi service. Previous visitors do say the full-service spa, with its variety of massages and body wraps, is one of the hotel's greatest assets. The intimate dining room stands as another consistent crowd-pleaser with its French- and Quebecois-inspired dishes. For lighter fare and tapas, you can also check out the Muse Restaurant. After you're well-fed, you'll find plenty of outdoor pursuits to occupy your time. Those with a bent for adventure will want to explore the area by canoeing, bungee jumping, skiing or snowshoeing (depending on the season), while serenity-seekers can partake in beach-strolling and wildlife-watching.

Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 42 rooms
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Couples, Solo travelers


  • 4.0Hotel Class


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Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1178 have reviewed the The Wakefield Mill Hotel and Spa, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1178 reviews 4.5 (based on 1178 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Rooms are located in the property's main building, The Mill, or the Eco River Lodge. Room styles vary depending on which building they are located in, with some modern while others are fully rustic; traditional country-style rooms come equipped with natural wood-paneled walls and others come beige walls and sleek, contemporary furniture. Heritage rooms, located in the main building, tend to be more rustic and feature queen-sized beds and a full private bathroom.

    Standard room size square feet

    • Internet (free)
    • Premium channels
    • Workspace/desk
    • Minifridge
    • Bathrobes/slippers
    • Minibar
    • Shower/tub combo
    • Separate shower
    • Separate tub
    • Wireless Internet
    • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
    • Adjoining rooms available

    Location & Parking

    The Wakefield Mill Hotel and Spa is located along the Gatineau River at the edge of Gatineau Park, about 22 miles northwest of downtown Ottawa. Due to the remote location of the hotel in the sprawling Gatineau Park, there are few amenities within walking distance. Guests will find some restaurants and shops about a mile from the hotel on Chemin Riverside and Chemin de la Vallee de Wakefield in the village of Wakefield.
    • Ottawa International Airport is 30 miles southeast
    • 24-hour valet parking
    • 24-hour self-parking (free)
    • Airport shuttle
    • Car service

    Within walking distance of:

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


    The hotel offers two restaurants for all-day dining. The Muse serves French and Quebecois cuisine for breakfast, lunch and Sunday brunch, and features both a solarium overlooking MacLaren Falls and a two-sided stone fireplace. The Heron Wine Bar and Lounge also overlooks MacLauren Falls and features a small menu of casual plates, a billiards table, an outdoor terrace and live music Friday and Saturday nights.

      Number of restaurants2

      Cuisine TypesFrench

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


      The hotel has an outdoor saltwater pool and two hot tubs overlooking the Gatineau River. The surrounding patio has chaise lounges, lush landscaping and natural stone features. The hotel also has a natural pool built into the river with a waterfall that is accessible in the summertime.
      • The outdoor pool is closed in the winter; the hot tubs are accessible year-round
      • Family pool
      • Infinity pool
      • Whirlpool/hot tub
      • Adults-only pool
      • Lap pool
      • Wading pool
      • Lazy river
      • Seasonal
      • Indoor
      • Outdoor
      • Indoor/outdoor combo
      • Pool bar
      • Lifeguard on duty
      • Poolside service
      • Waterslide
      • Deck chairs or cabanas


      The Spa Eau Vive at the hotel is a full-service wellness center offering massages, facials, nail services and body treatments for guests to choose from. There are also men's treatments available as well as services for couples. Plus, the spa has a unique riverside massage area.
      • Spa packages available
      • Organic, natural products are utilized in treatments

      Services offered:

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


      There is no fitness center at the Wakefield Mill Hotel and Spa, however, its location in Gatineau Park provides easy access to an array of year-round outdoor recreational activities, including hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Board games and a billiards table are also available on-site.
      • Yoga classes offered at the spa on select days of the week
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
      • Bicycles
      • Tennis
      • Guided runs
      • Paddle boats
      • Motor boats


      The hotel offers a variety of spaces for small meetings, receptions, banquets and other corporate events for up to 80 guests. There are two designated boardrooms on-site, the Fairbairn Salon and MacLaren House, and the largest venue, the Pearson Hall, can hold up to 80 guests for banquet-style events. Complimentary business services include flip charts, white boards, projectors, screens, extension cords and wireless internet.
      • Computer, fax, copy, printing, postal and courier services are available
      • Team-building activities can be arranged

      Number of meeting rooms6

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


      Cats and dogs that weigh less than 75 pounds are welcome guests at the hotel for $35 CAD ($27 USD) per night. Pets cannot be left unattended in rooms and must remain leashed in common areas. The surrounding park trails offer ample space for exercising pets outdoors.
      • A maximum of two pets per room applies
      • Pets allowed (with fee)
      • Dog walking
      • Pet-sitting


      Towering trees, rushing waterfalls and cozy, light-filled spaces provide the backdrop for rustic, romantic weddings at the Wakefield Hill Hotel and Spa. Several indoor meeting rooms can be transformed into elegant spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The largest venue, the Banquet Room, can hold up to 80 for a reception while the Waterfalls Room can host 40 guests. The restaurant dining rooms may also be used for celebratory events such as rehearsal dinners and bridal brunches.
      • Wedding package available

      Maximum wedding guest capacity80

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

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