Stunning display of fall-coloured foliage around the lakeside property at Manoir Hovey © Courtesy of Manoir Hovey
Built in 1900 and family-run for the past half-century, Manoir Hovey is a historic five-star lakeside Relais & Châteaux estate with a gastronomic restaurant and bistro. A scenic hour drive east of Montréal, in North Hatley, one of the most picturesque villages of the Eastern Townships, the property sits on 30 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and birch forests along the serene shores of Lake Massawippi.
With authentic architecture and elegantly appointed lakeside rooms and suites supplemented by panoramic vistas of gardens and rolling hills, Manoir Hovey is surrounded by robust trees with dense foliage that turns gold, red and orange in the fall, displaying one of nature’s most stunning spectacles.
Recently named #1 Best Resort Hotel in Canada for the second consecutive year by the esteemed Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, Manoir Hovey creatively marries contemporary luxury, unparalleled service and old-world charm. Manoir Hovey is your ideal destination for a memorable and peaceful getaway, rewind time in this enchanting setting and experience the grandeur of long ago.
Refined Nature-Inspired Cuisine
The two restaurants at Manoir Hovey are based on a culinary philosophy that celebrates the diverse and fresh ingredients from the region’s lakes, rivers, forests, and fields. Experience fine dining in our gastronomic restaurant Le Hatley, which reflects the chef’s passion for the land’s history. Chef Alexandre Vachon brings nature to your table and concocts a refined local cuisine that pays homage to our French-Canadian heritage and the producers around the province.
Our bistro, Le Tap Room, welcomes you in a relaxed atmosphere with our seasonal menu and local flavours, including honey made in-house by our bees. Enjoy the stunning sunset view from our terrace overlooking the lake and hills as you treat yourself to the off-menu lobster roll or cozy up with a glass of wine by the 10,000-brick fireplace inside.
Exciting Places to Explore
Enjoy a plethora of activities and discover the region’s very best, including historic biking and hiking trails. Unwind in the property’s English gardens, walk to our private beach for a canoe ride or check out our lakeside vintage tennis clay court. Start your day with our quality coffee from a local micro-roaster or opt for a refreshing experience in one of the many breweries in the area. The Eastern Townships is a wonderful foodie destination with an impressive selection of artisanal cheese and wine producers scattered throughout the region.
Make long-lasting memories as you take in the starry night in the first international dark sky reserve just a drive away. Then finish your day with a nightcap in the soothing atmosphere of our memory-filled library that has kept much of its original decor where it has hosted presidents, writers, artists, and many more over decades of rich history.
The Next Wellness Destination in Canada
Bliss out and relax at our brand-new world-class spa, set to open its doors this upcoming spring. This remarkable addition to our historic resort features an infinity pool, open year-round, that allows you to experience rest and peace of mind as you take in the panoramic view of Lake Massawippi and surrounding hilly forests.
The holistic thermal circuit will also feature hot tubs, a steam room, a dry sauna, a cold basin, a variety of treatment and relaxation rooms with lake view and a shower experience with Himalayan salt scrub. Manoir Hovey is becoming the newest destination for wellness in North America.
We invite you to make unforgettable memories at Manoir Hovey.
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Manoir Hovey combines old-world charm and service with contemporary luxury. This destination appeals to visitors who yearn for simpler times when a vacation called for a charming country house on a lake with lots of fresh air and fabulous world-renowned food.