COVID-19  Safety Measures:

Sanitizing of high touch surfaces, door knobs, light switches and additional measures have been added to our rigorous practices already in place.  Social distancing between staff and guests, wall mounted hand sanitizer units have been installed at entrances.   There are many outdoor activities available and any shared equipment is sanitized  daily   Hospital grade spray Sanitizer is provided at the Sports Centre. 

Guest Responsibilities:

We ask that guests wear a face mask if 2 metre physical distancing is not possible and that they practice regular hand washing. 

* Please  bring your own Hand Santizer or wipes,Sanitizer Spray and Face Masks.

If anyone is experiencing any flu like symptoms we ask that they report it to us immediately. There is a Covid-19 assessment centre operating 7days a week at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. 705 876-5086


In addition our staff is tested daily to ensure their body temperature is in the normal range. For guests we offer touchless body temperature testing upon arrival.

Type of reading

0–2 years

3–10 years

11–65 years

Over 65 years


95.9–99.5°F (35.5–37.5°C)

95.9–99.5°F (35.5–37.5°C)

97.6–99.6°F (36.4–37.6°C)

96.4–98.5°F (35.8–36.9°C)

Guests will be asked to complete a very brief questionnaire upon arrival as follows: (all answers must be no)

  1. Is anyone in your family and/or a partner currently in self isolation or quarantine for Covid-19 symptoms

  1. Have you had any close contact with or cared for anyone who has been diagnosed with Covid-19 within the last 14 days?

  1. Have you been in close contact with anyone who has travelled out of the country within the last 14 days?

  1. Have you experienced any cold or flu like symptoms in the last 14 days?

Is housekeeping provided:

Daily housekeeping is not provided while rooms are occupied to reduce any risk of contamination. Clear bags are provided for guests to contain soiled linen, towels, trash and recyclables.   Room keys are sanitized after check out. 

Entrances and Exits:

The Main Lodge offers three entrances.
The chalet offers a shared main entrance and separate exit is available.  The Chalet has 4 rooms maximum capacity. When social distancing is not possible a mask should be worn.


Treetops dining room is open, meals by reservation.

The property is expansive and guests are always at safe distances from others.  

Swimming pool:

The outdoor pool is open.  Currently a maximum of 12 people are permitted at any given time.  Guests are asked to respect the 2 metre distance protocol at all times and while in and around the pool area.

Currently the hot tub is not open.

Bon fires:
Please reserve with management. 

Open Spaces :
The grounds, gardens and hiking trails are plentiful spacious and open.  



What should I bring?

Beach towels, sun screen, bug spray, flashlight, umbrella. Shoes or boots suitable for our hiking trails, some are rugged and rocky.  Also (Hand Sanitizer , Wipes and Santizer Spray)

What are the check in/out times?
Check in is 4 pm on the arrival day and 11 am check out on the departure day. Early check-ins and late check-outs may be arranged in advance for check in at 12:00 noon for $50 and late check out until 3:00 p.m. for $50.

What do you accept for payment of my account?
We accept Canadian/US cash, certified cheques or travelers cheques, Visa, MasterCard, Interac Debit Card. We do not accept personal cheques except for deposit received 2 weeks in advance.

What taxes and service charges are added to my account?
All accounts subject to  13% HST Harmonized Sales Tax.  

What happens if I have to cancel my reservation?

If written cancellation notice is received at least 21 days prior to your arrival date, your deposit will be refunded minus a $50 administration fee.

As is the policy with most resorts, guest who cancel their reservation within 21 days of arrival or depart prior to their confirmed departure date will forfeit their deposit.

No credit for early departure, missed meals, late arrival.

Are pets allowed?
Yes, certain rooms are pet friendly (Small well behaved dogs). Fee applies. Must enquire first as only a few pets are allowed at a time and all must be registered.
We have rules for pets, please enquire.  They may not be left in a room unattended or must be crated while alone.  If they bark or create a disturbance you will be asked to leave without refund.  You are also responsible for all and any damage to the room created by the dog.  Dog must be kept on a leash at all times, you must pick up after the dog.  Not allowed in public areas such as beach, pool, hot tub, picnic areas. Must have proof of vacinations and flea control. If they have an "accident" you will be charged for carpet shampoo clean up of room.  Please keep pets of furniture, bring a bed and blanket. 

How far is Westwind Inn from Toronto?
Buckhorn is 165 km ( 105 miles) from Toronto, a 90 minute drive.

Do all packages include meals?

Rates quoted on website  are room only unless  dinner and breakfast daily if included is stated. If you wish Bed & Breakfast only or room only that can be arranged. All dining is by reservation.

Is there a dress code?
The dress code in our dining room is casual resort wear (shoes and shirts).

Do I receive daily maid service?
Guests staying on one of our fully inclusive packages will receive daily maid service.

Do you have a single occupancy rate?
It is generally 50% - 80%  higher than the double "per person" rate because they include the full price of the room, whereas the double occupancy rate includes only ½ the price of the room. We deduct the price of meals for the second person.  Enquire about singles specials.

Is smoking allowed?
All guest rooms and balconies and decks and all indoor areas including the dining room are smoke free.


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Westwind Inn
37 Gallery on the Lake Road, Buckhorn, ON  K0L 1J0
Local: 705-657-8095
Toll Free: 800-387-8100

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