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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Wolfville, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to take our grandkids to Newfld for some Atlantic hospitality. WE stayed in the Bayview B&B and had a really nice room with a view of the bay. Kids enjoyed the local beach dog (Babe) and the kitchen facility allowed for some self-prepared snacks and a fridge for the golden nectar. Breakfast was included in the room rate however... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a good stay here, but felt that they "pushed" the whole dinner-theatre thing a little too much. Wasn't given a choice about whether I wanted a "view" or not--just got the (overpriced ?) room with a "view" of water. Would stay again, if I could have more input into what I actually want.

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Richmond Hill
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170 reviews 170 reviews
18 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After finding out that the Bayview B&B (part of Shallow Bay) had rooms facing the ocean, I was sold. I thought I was early when I booked in March, but it turned out that only a room with double bed remained (that faced the ocean). I just had to take it. The room really was very clean and airy, and... More

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Dover, New Hampshire
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a terrific 5-night stay here, in the B&B run by them, next door. Breakfasts are included at the hotel. The room had a great veranda 20 meters from the ocean, and a view of the actual "Head" across the bay. The hotel is run by three siblings, and they have a veteran staff of locals who run the... More

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Toronto, ON
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this establishment as part of an Atlantic Tours group. The rooms are older but very well appointed and spotless. The bathroom had been renovated, offered strong water pressure and was immaculate. The motel is run by a local family who are, true to Newfoundland, hard working, friendly and eager to make your stay with them as pleasant... More

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Corner Brook, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the cost, about average for NL. Cleanliness was good, beds are very comfortable. Only complaint for my room, is the AC wasn't working, we slept with the window open instead. Motel has several variety of rooms, some in the main building, others in the annex across the street (not all are wheelchair accessible) and then cabins as well. We... More

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burlington ON
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely room with my own balcony overlooking the ocean. Breakfast included for this house owned by the motel. Saw the SS Ethie dinner/ theatre next door. Saw the real wreck the next day just south of Cowhead. Great location. Comfortable room for $90. There was a outdoor pool but it was not open July3.

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins 3*
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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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