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Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   193 Main Street | P.O. Box 44, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada
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  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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eastham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we stayed at the Shallow Bay Motel for two nights. The rooms are basic but very clean. Front desk staff very pleasant. It's hard to beat the location if you are visiting Gros Morne National Park. We found the restaurant to be OK, but not exceptional.

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor! You'll be pleased to know that we have added a professional chef to our staff. He will be revamping our menu in order to provide customers with a better selection of quality fare. Already we are getting rave reviews about our improved Seafood Chowder, made with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Bay View B&B...it was clean, comfortable, roomy and more than met our expectations. We ate in the Shallow Bay dining room...breakfast was excellent. Wonderful service. We stayed two nights on our way to Labrador and one night on our way back. The staff couldn't do enough for you. We would return in an instant.

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Diane, thank you for your review! We do try our best to provide a variety of accommodation options, plus the very best in customer service. Hope to see you again! More

Surprise, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had a room in the annex with a covered porch and enjoyed sitting out and watching the surf and rain.

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review on TripAdvisor! Perhaps on your next visit you could stay in one of our ocean view rooms and take advantage of our spectacular views and sunsets! More

Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins has all the amenities that one would find in a small resort. Theater is on-going all summer and offers great entertainment.The Hotel dining room was very nice and the staff are so friendly and helpful.A trip to Shallow Bay fine sandy beach is excellent for a long walk.I experienced incredible sunsets, a swim in the... More

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

We do appreciate your kind words. Perhaps you would like to join our marketing team! Glad you enjoyed your visit, come again! More

Toronto, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My wife and I stayed only one night here. I gave this place 4 stars rating for it's location, although the room is very basic. The location may be one of best if you only stay 2 or 3 days in Gros Morne National Park. It is located on north part of the park and most travelers like us to... More

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Yes, our views are fantastic! Cow Head has lots to offer visitors, such as the local library and museum, our new War Memorial site, St. Mary's Botanical Garden and Meditation Platform, the Gros Morne Theatre Festival, and Gros Morne's BEST KEPT SECRET - beautiful Shallow Bay Beach! Cheers! More

Parry Sound, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Very busy when we arrived at 7:15 pm. Restaurant full. Theatre festival going on in the Warehouse Theatre which is on the property! There was also a fiddling event going on next to the pub. That event was fully booked and being enjoyed by all. The pub had 5 or 6 slot machines and there were several games on a... More

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

We are happy to see that you both had an enjoyable time here with us. Your description of our property is great, lots of detail! We do try to provide a variety of activities and options for our many visitors and customer service ranks high on our list of priorities. Cheers! More

Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Shallow Bay was a nice quiet motel with spacious clean rooms and a lovely view of the beach! Our room was exceptionally large as we shared what looked to be an entertainment room! We had an electric fireplace and sitting room chairs, a small fridge and decent sized bathroom. There was a door that led to an area where you... More

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words. At Shallow Bay Motel, our staff strives to make every guests' experience a positive one. Hope to see you again! More

Toronto, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

After 20 calls, we finally found a vacancy at Shallow Bay. Upon arrival it didn't look like much and there was a bar full of people. But going inside we were pleasantly surprised. The front desk was very helpful and fast. The room was clean and very spacious. We stayed one night, but both my dad and I were quite... More

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again! More

Wolfville, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Two couples travelling together. We find it worth it to have a kitchen and private quarters. The cabin was tiny but made good use of the space. It was very clean and had everything we needed to prepare supper and breakfast. There were fans in both bedrooms, which was appreciated. Both beds were double; it would have been nice to... More

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. As our pool levels are checked daily for health reasons, it is possible that, due to less than optimal numbers, the pool was closed for that day. At Shallow Bay Motel, we take very seriously our responsibility to provide our guests a fun, yet safe... More

London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I recently stayed here for 3 nights on a family trip. There was a big group of us and Shallow Bay staff were very accommodating. The location is perfect - our room had a view of the bay and a door that opened onto a grassy area with direct access to the beach. Just lovely. A walk along the beach... More

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for your review on Tripadvisor. You will be pleased to know that we have recently hired a chef who will be revamping our menu with a view to offering a more varied menu. Cheers! More

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Address: 193 Main Street | P.O. Box 44, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada
Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Gros Morne National Park > Cow Head
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Hotel Class:3 star — Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins 3*
Number of rooms: 84
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