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Blue on Water

319 Water Street, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B9, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you’re travelling to St John’s, there’s only one place to stay to experience Newfoundland hospitality at its finest: Blue on Water. The small boutique hotel is housed in an 1870s building on the main street of restaurants and shops in St John’s, making it the ideal location for walking to dinners (Raymond’s!) and sights. The rooms are clean, spacious... More 

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prairie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Blue on Water is a chill boutique hotel on a great street for shopping and eating. Friendly staff greet you in the bar as you check in. Slightly more expensive than the Delta which we also stayed at due to $25/day parking in a nearby lot, but location and ambience made up for it. Just a caution, if you... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at Blue on Water and enjoyed our experience very much! The room we stayed in had a chic and modern decor and was located within walking distance of many great restaurants and pubs. The hotel staff were efficient and friendly and helped to make our stay memorable! We look forward to our next stay at Blue!

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are really well-equipped and funky, modern decor. Comfortable bed. The only problem is that Water street is a party place on weekends and noise from adjacent bars is hard to block out. Our room was right on the street, maybe there are rooms that are quieter?

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Crosby Lake, Westport, ON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Comfort and service were absolutely the best we've had anywhere. The staff were very friendly and highly competent. The downtown location was ideal. We have already recommended Blue on Water to our friends and family when they visit St. John's.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We spent one night in St. John's and this hotel was recommended to us by friends who know Newfoundland quite well. What an excellent choice! From the moment we checked in, everything was perfect. Incredibly hospitable and friendly staff. Our room was gorgeous and featured a huge bathroom, standalone soaker tub, lovely decor, incredibly comfortable bed and our own terrace.... More 

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Carbonear, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is our favourite hotel to stay in when we visit St. John's. Have stayed there now twice and hoping to again this summer. The service is excellent, as well as the meals. Rooms are very clean and it is super close to George Street! Would highly recommend.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After reading some of the negative reviews of this place I was a little worried about our upcoming stay for 9 days. However all those were put to rest when I arrived. Yes it's a little odd checking in at a bar full of people at 930 on a Friday night but being from nyc I thought it was perfect.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The room was amazing-clean, bright, beautiful decor and the bed was luxurious. The staff were professional and were friendly and efficient. I would highly recommend this hotel and look forward to a return there again. You do NL tourism well. Congratulations owners and staff.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Horrible. Loud, smelly, and ugly. I would not stay here again. Our room was right on Water Street, which is extremely loud. Could not sleep. Also the room smells like mildew and the most caustic carpet freshener known to man.

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