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BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1800 2nd Avenue East | P O Box 516, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5RI, Canada
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The stay was fine - but felt over-priced. I just don't think paying over $230 for a typical hotel room - small, few conveniences, loud air con, not so great mattress and pillows - is worth that much money. You can't even rent movies - our room had a smallish screen with hazy reception. And no pool. The lesson learned... More

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi CharloToronto, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am sorry that you did not find sufficient value in your experience here and hope that you enjoyed your time in Owen Sound otherwise. The demand for guest rooms in Owen Sound in August is really high. I would assume that we only had suites available when... More

Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is not the prettiest building, but has lovely views across the lake & is easy walking distance into town. There is v large ugly industrial building on the port side, but it has been screened from the hotel by the use of judicious planting. There is a lovely lakeside walk just in front of the hotel entrance with some... More

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi oliveoil54, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am glad to see that you enjoyed our waterfront location complete with walking paths and gardens. We are truly fortunate to have such a lovely property. We are also fortunate to be separated from the industrial side of the city by a small wooded area on the... More

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel has all kinds of rooms and prices to choose from. It's clean, the staff is well mannered and the nights are quite. It has a restaurant, free breakfast, a bar, a patio and lots of parking spaces available. We use their restaurant after a day of travelling and are tired to go out. For our own taste, we... More

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Gaetano A, I would like to thank you for making us your number one choice when travelling to Owen Sound. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your experience here and found value in our amenities. We genuinely care about every guest in our hotel and work hard to make sure everyone has an enjoyable experience. Your review... More

Blind River, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel looks as if it was built yesterday. Very quiet surroundings and I am sure there are nice views of the lake, but unfortunately there was fog and rain while we were there. There were TWO comfortable chairs in the room, and a lovely large bathroom. The bed, although it was a pillow top, was still firm enough to... More

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi travellover795943, It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed your experience in our hotel so much. Our location on the shorelines of Georgian Bay is one of the features we are most well-known for so it is a shame that you could not enjoy that during your stay. I am glad that you slept well though. Our mattress sets... More

Uxbridge, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel 2 nights on the way to Manitoulin Island. There were 8 cars in our group. Everyone was impressed with the hotel itself, the rooms and the service was above average as well. We did have some trouble getting fed during a group dinner. THis was likely a function of the size of our group and... More

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi n m, It is very rewarding to read the title of your review and see two of our focal points listed. It is perfect reassurance that our efforts are paying off and guests are receiving appropriate value for their stay. We focus on cleanliness, service and our location in almost everything we do here and it is our winning... More

Lancashire UK
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85 reviews 85 reviews
30 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife had stayed here before but this was my first experience of this hotel which is right on the bay at Owen Sound beyond a rather unimposing light industrial area. Finding it is worth the effort though! This is a modern hotel and therefore well maintained and inviting. We stayed 2 nights. The receptionist was very friendly and helpful.... More

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi GiffLancashireUK, Thank you for taking the time to post this review of our hotel. It is true that there are some aged industrial buildings near the hotel and unfortunately, you see them before you arrive at the hotel. It is, however, fortunate that you cannot see any of these buildings from the hotel property and it is secluded from... More

Hamilton
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

right on the waterfront, close to all amenities in Owen Sound, clean, plenty of parking, great staff.lovely restaurant ..we stay here every time we visit Owen Sound. Would highly recommend to all looking for a nice place.

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Gj S, I would like to thank you for your patronage and dedication to our brand. We work hard to ensure that every aspect of our property will meet or exceed the expectations of our guests. I am glad to see that you enjoy coming to our property and look forward to a great experience. Thank you for taking... More

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location on the Bay makes for a great experience. Room with view to ay & restaurant with Bay view are a feature bonus!! Ambiance is good for couples. Close to everything for day tripping--20mins drive must see the emerging Winery-Coffin Ridge

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Pearl S, Thank you for posting a review of your recent experience at our hotel. Our location truly is key to our success with wonderful views over the water and beautiful sunsets each night. It is gorgeous here any time of year! It is also fortunate that we are close to so many other attractions in the area. Being... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Best Western Inn on the Bay, Owen Sound is ideally located with a perfect, serene view overlooking the Georgian Bay. The rooms are neat, clean and comfortable. The staff are extremely pleasant. Continental breakfast was good. Overall great hotel!

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi premilaf, It is great to see that you enjoyed your experience at our fine hotel. We are fortunate to have a serene view from our property and even more fortunate to have the sun set across the water each night. We really could not have a nicer location in Owen Sound! Our employees work hard to ensure that each... More

Paris
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114 reviews 114 reviews
21 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually stay at Best Western Hotels. We were definitely pleased with the Inn on the Bay. The surrounding area is quite nice on the waterfront and a flower garden and park nearby. The staff at the desk and restaurant were extremely friendly, Our king room looked out on to grass and the bay and not a parking lot. The... More

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi RockhoundParis, Thank you for posting such a wonderful review of our hotel. We are well known for being a nice quiet place to stay with a beautiful setting on the water. Many of our guests enjoy most of their experience here without even getting back into their vehicle. Our goal here is to help every guest make the most... More

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Address: 1800 2nd Avenue East | P O Box 516, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5RI, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Grey County > Owen Sound
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay 3*
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