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Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins

193 Main Street | P.O. Box 44, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013
Richard D Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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St. John's, Canada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I've been travelling through Cow Head on business for years. This is the only hotel in town, and the owners of this hotel own all but one of the B&B's, so staying on Shallow Bay Motel Property is almost unavoidable. The food is the most overpriced around. They will advertise fresh fish, but it has always been frozen when I've... More

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

Thank you for your comments. We are very sorry that you have not enjoyed our property during your times with us. At Shallow Bay Motel, we strive to make every guests stay a positive and memorable one. To address some of your issues, we are not sure how we can help being the only motel here in Cow Head(a town... More

Burlington, ON
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We don't go out of our way to find fault, but on our visit to the restaurant of this motel during our stay in Cow Head, we were so disappointed with the standard of the meal, we feel that something just has to be said. The menu has a line which has words to the effect that "food prepared from... More

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

Thank you for your comments. Partly because of this , we have now hired a chef who will be looking at our menu and advising us as to possible improvements. All comments are welcome, as they help us to provide better food and service for our customers. More

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Shallow Bay Motel and Cabins is a professional establishment. The motel is in good condition, clean and has all the amenities a traveler needs including a pool. We stayed in the cabins, a four-plex of rooms a couple of doors down from the main motel. These seem almost new and therefore are very clean, tidy and comfortable. The back two... More

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

Thank you for your comments. We at the Shallow Bay Motel make every effort to make our guests stay a positive experience. More

Grande Prairie, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I enjoyed my stay at the Shallow Bay Motel and Cabins. The room was clean, good bed, reasonable price and offered a great ocean view. The Hot tub was much appreciated after a day of riding! The motel staff were very helpful and courteous.

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

Thank you for your kind comments. More

Ridgecrest, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

This is my second time at Shallow Bay. Nice location, easy to visit places in Gros Morne NP. Food in restaurant good, nice service. If you're there during a show night at the next door theater, by all means go! Good local productions.

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

We appreciate your comments and are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. More

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Recently, my husband and I enjoyed a 2 night stay at this property. Our room, was quite rustic, but comfortable and clean and was a perfect place from which to set out for adventures in Gros Morne N.P. The meals were very good, staff friendly and helpful and there was a dinner show in the building next door, with local... More

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

So happy to hear that you had an enjoyable experience here at the Shallow Bay Motel. More

Irvine, California
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
85 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This review is for the motel rooms. This is not a luxury or resort property. It is basic, functional, with good attentive service. Location is in Cow Head on the north side of Gros Morne National Park. Its location is just 15 minutes north of the parking lot for the Western Brook Pond trail. Rooms on the west side of... More

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

Thank you for your comments. We appreciate any such comments as they can only help us to improve. More

Amherst, Ns
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We stayed here one night on Aug 4/13 in a two bedroom cabin which was lovely. The cabin was spotlessly clean. The staff is very friendly. There is everything in the cabin you need to cook a meal and we enjoyed a home cooked breakfast before heading out. There is a stove in the living room which would be cozy... More

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

Thank you for your comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. You will be pleased to hear that we have hired a chef who will be looking at our menu and giving us some suggestions as to improving our offering. Thanks again! More

Cochrane, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Great motel in the middle of Gros Morne National Park. The room was clean, but could be noisy with a different crowd. Walls are a bit thin between rooms. But great service at the motel and great food in the dining room. The motel appears to cater to bus tours which I was a part of, Not sure if individual... More

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

Thanks so much for your kind words! More

Oshawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

We stayed one night at the cabins here. A little more expensive and a lot busier than other places we've been to. The cabins are across the road from the hotel that contains a small pub, a very nice dining room and rooms (nice ones facing ocean). There is also a small but busy theatre with local talent on premises... More

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

We are pleased that you enjoyed our cabins. We strive to make every guests experience a memorable one. More

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Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins Cow Head, Newfoundland
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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Cow Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled in the heart of Gros Morne National Park. Home of Gros Morne Theatre Festival, live theatre May - September. Minutes away from breathtaking scenery--Western Brook Fjords Pond boat tour, Shallow Bay Beach, and 18-hole golf course. 84 units--many in room comforts. Our facility offers--free Wireless Internet, Restaurant, Outdoor heated pool, Hot Tub, Sauna, Exercise Room, Gift Shop, ATM and Laundromat. Combining the amenities of a 3.5* motel with luxurious oceanfront rooms. 2 Exits--North & South (drive through community). ... more   less 
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