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BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay

2.5 of 5 1800 2nd Avenue East | P O Box 516, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5RI, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

I stayed here for one night. The parking lot was quite full including a bunch of snow mobiles. Some hockey game going on. I was still able to find a spot very close to the front door. The room was very clean and a decent size with 1 queen bed and a sofa. The "pool" is a very small room... More 

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

Hi Jjsimmons, I would like to thank you for posting this review of our hotel. I am glad that you chose us after reviewing information on other hotels in the area. We are very proud of what we have here at the Inn on the Bay and work hard to be the premier hotel in Owen Sound. Being a peaceful,... More 

Port Hope
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Best Western in Owen Sound is simply the best in Owen Sound. If you are looking for a good clean room ad a good price this is the place. The rooms have a great view of the bay. It is the only hotel on Owen Sound with such a beautiful setting. I enjoy sitting in the restaurant looking across... More 

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Owen Sound, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently we held a celebration of life for a loved relative.at the Inn on the Bay. We met with a representative from the Inn and discussed terms for 50 guests and use of a banquet room with coffe, juice , veggies and wraps.. Not knowing the exact number we guessed and made it for 30 guests instead. And the rep... More 

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

Hi Tim D, I am glad that I had the opportunity to speak to you personally regarding your invoice. When I saw this review, I knew there had to be an error somewhere as our events are not that expensive. We seek to provide superior service in a clean and well maintained setting at a fair cost to our guests.... More 

St. Catharines, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel twice in the last few months. The staff are so friendly . The rooms are quite comfortable and the food in the restaurant is great. Since both my stays have been in the winter, I am anxious to come back and witness the view from the dining room in the spring and the fall.... More 

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

Hi mrst0550, Thank you for choosing to stay with us when you travel to Owen Sound. I am glad that you enjoyed your experience in our hotel as well as in the dining room. We have a wonderful group of employees here that genuinely enjoy providing our guests with a clean and comfortable stay. Our restaurant has exceptional food prepared... More 

Lion's Head, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay at your Inn on special occasions and eat regularly in the Billy Bishop Room. Our visit Saturday for my wife's 70th birthday was truly outstanding. We arrived early between two sell out nights but the front desk graciously and efficiently found a made up room for us and the Housekeeping Manager personally brought our dvd player to our... More 

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

Hi William M, It is very gratifying to know that you chose to stay with us for such a wonderful occasion. The employees here would go a great distance to ensure our guests are happy and comfortable during their stay and it is nice to see an example of that in your review. We enjoy having you stay here for... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say, This hotel is great. It really met all my expectations and the staff is super friendly, what else could i ask for. The only complaint i have is the gym could use a bench forthe free weight that they have. That is my only complaint...really. If i am ever back in Owen Sound i will return... More 

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

Hi James G, Thank you for taking the time to post this review. It is great to see that you were completely satisfied with your experience here and would be happy to return in the future. That is a sure sign that our efforts are worthwhile in creating a memorable guest experience at this hotel. I am also happy to... More 

Port Hope
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I stay at many hotels and Owen Sound Best Western is always consistently one of the best around. They always keep the property in top shape. The continually refresh furniture flooring and maintain the rooms in top condition. The staff are really really helpful and friendly. I have never had a bad experience here after 4 years. That says a... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
27 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I wish I would have stayed here sooner. It's hard to find a decent place to stay in this town, and this is the place to stay. Nice room, great view, great staff, and they offered numerous gluten free dishes in the restaurant. Extremely good food in restaurant as well. Nice surprise.

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

Hi hotsally, I must admit that we love being a pleasant surprise here in Owen Sound. We work hard to maintain a great facility with clean and comfortable rooms to stay in. It also helps that the restaurant on site has great food prepared fresh each day. This is often the biggest surprise when guests have low expectations for a... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The location is very nice with lovely views of the water. The rooms are nicely decorated. The cleanliness of the property and the rooms in particular are what stands out. Very clean well maintained room.

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

Hi M H, The title of your review outlines exactly what we are trying to accomplish here at Best Western Inn on the Bay. We strive to keep a clean well maintained property for our guests to enjoy and your review shows that. I am glad that you enjoyed your experience here and hope to see you again in the... More 

Ridgetown, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We spent the past weekend in Owen Sound for a wedding. Having never been to Owen Sound before, we weren't sure what the accommodations would be like. The Inn on the Bay was perfect for us. As its name suggests, it sits very close to Georgian Bay - a very nice setting. When we arrived, the front desk clerk (Jacqueline)... More 

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

Hi OmaXthree, Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review of your experience at our hotel. Jacqueline is a valued member of our management team here and it shows in her efforts to make your experience memorable. Everyone at this hotel is proud of what we have to offer here and would work diligently to ensure... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Best Western Inn On The Bay Hotel Owen Sound
Best Western Owen Sound
Owen Sound Best Western
Inn On The Bay
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