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LONG LAKE BLOG

NEWS AND LOCAL HAPPENINGS

7 / 05 / 20

The Inn On Long Lake is open for business, and plans on staying that way!

We at the Inn have kept our doors open during these troubling times we are all facing, and are as committed as ever to doing what we do – taking care of our guests. We are not encouraging ANYONE to travel if they do not need to, but we also understand that some people do still need to travel for a variety of reasons.

There are many changes in our operations, but we hope the spirit of hospitality lives on here in spite of those changes.

We at the Front Desk are behind plexiglass. This barrier will help keep both you and our team safe from transmission of the Covid-19 virus.

We have closed our Hot Tub and Fitness room (Sorry) on the recommendation of Island Health for the foreseeable future.

Our Continental breakfast has evolved into a “Grab and Go” breakfast option. We would love to have you sit and enjoy the view of the lake from the Breakfast room, but we just can’t do that now. So “grab” a prepacked bag with a muffin and fruit, and maybe a yogurt, and “go” about your day, or enjoy on your balcony.

Housekeeping is our greatest challenge. Rooms are left vacant for a minimum of 24 hours after a guest has departed to ensure the safety of both our team and our incoming guests. During your stay, Housekeeping will not be entering your room, but can certainly ensure you have fresh towels and supplies, and ensure any garbage is removed as needed. Please ask our Front Desk if you have any questions, or need anything.

Sanitizers! So much sanitizer. We start and finish every day (and in between too!) sanitizing door handles, stair railings, elevator buttons, and just about every other surface we can to keep everyone healthy and safe.

We have taken these steps to make our Inn safer for both you, our guest, and for our team, as what makes it safer for one makes it safer for all of us.

So, let’s all listen to Dr. Bonnie, wash our hands regularly, keep our “social distance” and get through these troubling times! When you need us, we will be here by the lake. Until then, please stay healthy and as happy as possible.

James Young
General Manager
Inn On Long Lake

18 / 03 / 20

Spring is Here
My favourite time of year has arrived- Spring. Everything comes back to life-the flowers are popping up, the geese and ducks are returning to Long Lake, and the sunshine has some real warmth to it.
This year however, spring has also brought the malevolent Corona virus, or CoVid-19 to our planet, our country, and no doubt in time to our City. This has brought cataclysmic changes to our world, both professionally, and personally. It has forced us at the Inn to review our practices to ensure we are doing everything in our power to ensure our guests and staff are kept safe from this virus. From buying cases of sanitizer to wipe down every doorknob and other surfaces, to soaking our room keys in a sanitizer bath, up to offering “Grab and Go” breakfast option for those preferring to avoid our breakfast room. We are always looking for more options to help stop the spread of this deadly virus in our community, and are evolving our practices as we go.
I do know that, in spite of Covid-19, the Island will remain a wonderful place to live and to visit when we can get back to normal. We will be here by the lake through this crisis and far beyond it. I know this pandemic will change our world, probably in ways I cannot imagine. I hope that some good comes from it, in some way. Perhaps we can learn to value our families and friends a little more after our ability to visit them has been limited by this situation. Perhaps we can appreciate what we do have- sunshine, forests to wander, beaches to visit – even in the difficult times.
We will continue to update our Facebook page with pictures of our lake, our flowers, and of the baby ducklings and goslings we will soon welcome on our lake

James

7 / 05 / 20

The Inn On Long Lake is open for business, and plans on staying that way!

We at the Inn have kept our doors open during these troubling times we are all facing, and are as committed as ever to doing what we do – taking care of our guests. We are not encouraging ANYONE to travel if they do not need to, but we also understand that some people do still need to travel for a variety of reasons.

There are many changes in our operations, but we hope the spirit of hospitality lives on here in spite of those changes.

We at the Front Desk are behind plexiglass. This barrier will help keep both you and our team safe from transmission of the Covid-19 virus.

We have closed our Hot Tub and Fitness room (Sorry) on the recommendation of Island Health for the foreseeable future.

Our Continental breakfast has evolved into a “Grab and Go” breakfast option. We would love to have you sit and enjoy the view of the lake from the Breakfast room, but we just can’t do that now. So “grab” a prepacked bag with a muffin and fruit, and maybe a yogurt, and “go” about your day, or enjoy on your balcony.

Housekeeping is our greatest challenge. Rooms are left vacant for a minimum of 24 hours after a guest has departed to ensure the safety of both our team and our incoming guests. During your stay, Housekeeping will not be entering your room, but can certainly ensure you have fresh towels and supplies, and ensure any garbage is removed as needed. Please ask our Front Desk if you have any questions, or need anything.

Sanitizers! So much sanitizer. We start and finish every day (and in between too!) sanitizing door handles, stair railings, elevator buttons, and just about every other surface we can to keep everyone healthy and safe.

We have taken these steps to make our Inn safer for both you, our guest, and for our team, as what makes it safer for one makes it safer for all of us.

So, let’s all listen to Dr. Bonnie, wash our hands regularly, keep our “social distance” and get through these troubling times! When you need us, we will be here by the lake. Until then, please stay healthy and as happy as possible.

James Young
General Manager
Inn On Long Lake