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BARRIE, ON—Horseshoe Resort near Barrie, ON has completed a
$4 million renovation that includes an overhaul of the Inn at Horseshoe’s 101
guestrooms and nearly 3,000 square feet of meeting and conference space.
The renovation included the installation of new carpet,
windows, window coverings, upgraded furniture and décor in guestrooms and
hallways. New flat screen televisions sit atop a spacious work area complete
with mini fridge. Bathrooms feature large glass showers, granite countertops
and updated décor. Deluxe room types also include a sunken sitting area
with gas fireplace surrounded by floor-to-ceiling stonework and two modern club
chairs for relaxing fireside.
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The five conference and meeting spaces located in the lower
level of the inn have also been fully refreshed with new carpet, paint, modern
furniture and updated décor and artwork. A former office area now provides an
open space where conference goers can connect or catch up on their calls during
More renovations are scheduled for 2014.
“These are just the first of several improvements we have
scheduled for Horseshoe Resort,” said general manager, Sean Billing. “In time
for the start of ski season, we’ve also added an 800-foot carpet lift for
beginners and have brought a new team of coaches to the hill to enhance our
development experiences. We think returning guests will be impressed with the
changes so far.”
Less than an hour north of the Greater Toronto Area,
Horseshoe Resort is named for surrounding horseshoe shaped hills. Set
on nearly 700 acres of lush property, the resort is a four season retreat for
corporate and leisure travellers featuring two golf courses, 29 alpine runs a network of Nordic skiing trails, cycling trails, an Aqua
Ogo Ball ride and more.