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Celebrate with us at the Dominion Hotel.

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The Haliburton Highlands is a wonderful place to celebrate. Everywhere you look there is beauty. The area has a feeling of happiness, of relaxation and increased resilience to stress. After spending a short time here most people can't help but feel optimistic and hopeful. The Dominion Hotel, located in charming downtown Minden right on the beautiful Gull River is a gorgeous, convenient and affordable venue to gather your friends and family to celebrate your special occasion.

Our "
Boathouse" has a greenhouse feeling. With windows all around it is filled with sunlight. Views of the Gull River and our Meditation Garden can be seen the whole length of the building. We have hosted gatherings from 30 people to 95 people in our Boathouse. A separate entrance gives easy access. We are wheelchair accessible.

Grill on the Gull venue sits on the Gull River and is a charming small venue for groups up to 50 is suitable for more formal settings. Patio doors open onto the Gull River. Soft tones from our grand piano and the rooms euro design give a romantic feel This room seats up to 50 people.

We offer a riverside experience on our large deck over the Gull River. With seating for up to 80 this deck offers gorgeous views of the river and our
Meditation Garden. This garden is an excellent spot to sit and 'catch your breath'.

We have flexible options for food and work with you to customize your event according to your budget. We feature menus ranging from formal and elegant sit down dining to casual buffet.

Our gardens along the Gull River provide a romantic setting for photos or just for relaxing.

And we have comfortable and modern overnight accommodation on premise to ease the logistics of your event.

The Dominion Hotel / Grill on the Gull are historic properties with character and charm. Both have been lovingly cared for and updated to modern standards for the utmost in comfort and convenience.

We are a family operation and would love to host your family event. To start a conversation on your upcoming party please contact Clark or Shawn. They are best reached by email at or call (705) 286-6954
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With room for up to 100 patrons, the Dominion Hotel Boathouse offers flexibility, convenience and affordability for your special event.
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Flexible seating arrangements. Choice of menu. Music options. All with just one call or email to
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Suitable for business meetings, family reunions or CD Release Parties!
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We have outdoor options for dinner.
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Our Grill on the Gull (located on same property) can host up to 50 people for a more formal presentation.
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Dining on the Gull River can be a special experience. We are the ONLY facility in Minden to feature a true riverside dining option.
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At the 'end of the day' it always comes down to the food. We have experience providing menus that range from formal exotic food to casual buffets and pizzas. We can provide a special food experience for your guests.
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Finish off the evening with Coffee and Desserts! We have a full line from finger desserts to custom designed cakes and pastries.
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We are a boutique hotel and offer overnight accommodations for your guests.
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Our Honeymoon Suite has lots of room for getting ready.
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Wedding guests have used the Honeymoon Suite as a gathering spot for the wedding party. There is ample room to get ready before or to relax together after.
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If you are looking for live music we can help arrange through our extensive list of performers. We have access to Country, Blues, Pop/Rock, 50s-60s Rock n Roll and Jazz bands. As well we can provide classical or jazz background music during your reception.

We will not sell your personal information. We will respect your privacy.