& Cottages

Comfortable and Cozy Lakeside Accommodations

Relaxation And Privacy

Located just minutes north of Minden, Ontario in the heart of the Haliburton Highlands. Set amongst mature pines and birches on the shores of Twelve Mile Lake, the Red Umbrella Inn offers a wide range of accommodations enabling you to make the choices best suited to your needs.

We are family oriented and petfriendly*. Let the Red Umbrella Inn host your wedding, family celebration or business function. We pride ourselves on our hospitality and our reputation for outstanding food.

Whenever you visit and for whatever reason, our friendly, knowledgeable staff, beautiful surroundings, and charming lakeside dining will ensure you will never forget your stay at the Red Umbrella Inn.  A Family Tradition Since 1929

Jacuzzi Suite
Full Efficiency Cottages

Charming country decor with all the modern conveniences. All come equipped with gas fireplaces, jacuzzi tub, fridge, stove, cookware & utensils, coffee maker air conditioning, satellite T.V. & your own private deck.

One Unit has Queen Bed/One pull-out bed.
  • Can add a stow-away bed.
  • Sleeps 1 couple or 2 couples (with pull-out bed)
  • Max. 5 people (with stow-away bed.

One Unit has King Bed/One pull-out bed.
  • Can add a Stow-away bed.
  • Sleeps 1 couple or 2 couples  (with pull-out bed)
  • Max. 5 people (with stow-a-way bed.

Sauna Suite
Full Efficiency Cottages

Your sauna suite comes with all the features of our jacuzzi cottages, without the jacuzzi.

This suite comes with a fully enclosed gazebo room and a 4 person sauna. One Unit has a Queen Bed/One pull-out bed.

The sauna even has one-way glass picture window for your viewing pleasure.

  • One Double bed / One pull-out bed.
  • Sleeps 1 couple or 2 couples (with pull-out bed)
  • Max. 4 people (with stow-away bed)

Rustic Cabins

These Cottages are just steps away from the main inn and lounge. Cozy and decorated with a charming country feel.
  •  All have Coffee makers, a bar fridge, and Three piece bath. 
  • Enjoy the view of Twelve Mile Lake from inside your small cottage with your own enclosed porch
    (No T.V. in these cottage)
  • Sleeps: 1 couple or 1 single
  • Min 1 person to 2 people

Lakeview Rooms
(Motel Style)

(There are only 4 of these accommodations)

These rooms are just steps away from the main inn and lounge. Cozy and decorated with a charming country feel.

All have wood fireplace, a bar fridge, T.V. and Three piece bath.

 Enjoy the view of Twelve Mile Lake from inside your room or outside on the spacious shared deck.

  • One Unit w/ One Queen bed
  • Can add Stow-away bed
  • Sleeps: 1 couple or 1 single
  • Max 3 ppl. (with stow-a-way bed)
  • Three units with King bed
  • King bed can be split into two single beds
  • Can add stow-away bed
  • Sleeps: 1 couple or 2 single
  • Max 3 people (with stow-away bed)

Lakeside Cottage
(Highway Style)

Our Lakeside cottage rests on the shores of Twelves Mile Lake.
  • Two king Beds or 1 King & 2 single beds
  • Sleeps: 2 couple or 1 couple & 2 single
  • Min 2 people to 4 people
  • (No extra bed available)
  • Lakeside cottage also has it’s own private deck facing the lake.
  • Has bar fridge and coffee maker.
  • No T.V – but has Wi-fi
  • Closed after fall Season

Executive Lakeside Cottages

Our Executive Lakeside cottages come in a variety of arrangements to suit your personal needs. These cottages feature 2 bedrooms with two king beds in each room or can be configured to have 4 two single bed in each room.

  • Hardwood floor throughout
  • Heated bathroom floors
  • Full modern kitchen,
  • large Flat screen T.V, full Wi-fi
  • propane fireplace
  • air conditioning
  • vaulted cider ceilings
  • beautiful view of the lake.
  • Queen pull out
  • Sleeps: 3 couples or 5 singles
  • Min 2 people to 6 people
    (No extra bed available)
  • 8 foot deck

The Main Lodge Lake Veiw & Garden View

  • Two rooms have beautiful view of Twelve Mile Lake with choice of King or Single beds and two have queen bed or double bed.
  • Have a view of our beautiful non lakeside or lakeside part of our property.
  • All our lodge Rooms have coffee makers, three piece bathrooms, No T.V but full Wi-fi.
  • Located in the upper level of the main inn.
Private and quiet yet close to the main dining room and lounge facilities.

The Main Lodge Rooms 

One king Bed 0r Two single beds
Can add Stow a way bed
Sleeps: 1 couple or 2 single
Max. 3 people (with stow a bed)

House Cottage

This unit features charming country decor, two bedrooms with a Queen bed in each room, one double pull out bed and a 4 piece bathroom. This unit is equipped with a fridge, stove, microwave, coffee maker, cookware, utensils, air conditioning, satellite T.V. , Wi-Fi and your own deck.

  • Two Rooms – One Queen bed ea.
  • Sleeps 2 couples
  • Min 2 people – max.  4 people
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What Our Guests Are Saying

  • I went up with my family and had a great experience friendly staff great service very clean rooms

    Michael Perna Avatar Michael Perna
    April 20, 2023

    Excellent inn to stay in if you ever find yourself in The Minden/ Haliburton Area. Stayed here for a weekend with my girlfriend to go hiking up in Arrowhead and... read more

    KaiserOrc Avatar KaiserOrc
    April 18, 2023

    exactly what we needed to stay close to the trails in haliburton for sledding . very nice staff, super friendly . loved their dog . rooms very comfortable & clean... read more

    sunnínja Avatar sunnínja
    April 18, 2023

    Rooms are certainly dated. Floors are squeaky. But we very much enjoyed our stay. Staff very friendly and we loved Rusty. Food... read more

    J Brown Avatar J Brown
    March 18, 2023
  • 4th motel we've stayed in for ice fishing this winter and this place was by far the best. Room was very clean and warm, with a great shower. Bed and... read more

    March 18, 2023

    This is a lovely and great place to stay, and all staff we met are super friendly and helpful. We came during the winter and the lake view is already... read more

    Kong Leo Avatar Kong Leo
    March 18, 2023

    I heard their pizza was delicious from a few friends. I just moved back from Alberta and love pizza so had to try it out. I... read more

    Jamie Hevesi Avatar Jamie Hevesi
    December 18, 2022

    Recently travelled to the area on our motorbikes. Had trouble finding a place to stay but ended up at the Red Umbrella. Our accommodations were pretty average it was an... read more

    Donnie Pete Avatar Donnie Pete
    November 18, 2022