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BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay

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1800 2nd Avenue East | P O Box 516, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5RI, Canada
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Delta, BC
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87 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed her as part of a leisure/business trip. My wife and I have stayed at a few different properties in Owen Sound and this is by far the best in town. However, be prepared to spend a premium for a hotel that while clean and well staffed is quite expensive for what it is. There is ample free parking and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not much to choose from in Owen Sound. A little over-priced for Owen Sound; everything just average. Good location and view of the bay. Restaurant/lobby bar need some decent wine selection. Did not eat there so cannot comment on food quality

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

Hi Chris, Thank you for taking the time to post this review of our hotel. While we are the most expensive choice in Owen Sound, many of our guests find us well worth the cost. Our beautiful location on the water along with a keen attention to cleanliness make us stand out among many hotels in this industry. We are... More 

Hanover, Canada
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86 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice suite facing the Bay, comfy bed, nice chair & ottoman to watch TV, free wifi and free continental breakfast which was a lot more than we expected - waffles, hard boiled eggs, toast and the usual cereal, fruit, yogurt, juice and a good selection of tea/coffee.

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

Hi Linda K, Thank you for taking the time to post this review of our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your experience and got more than you expected. I am pleased to say that we are undergoing some significant renovations over the next few months and will be proud to offer an improved product in the near future.... More 

Waterloo, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

It's so nice to be beside Georgian Bay. Small but nice spa/hot tub. Good food in restaurant. Pleasant and quiet rooms. Great staff. Easy location to access the shops and restaurants of the downtown core. Lots of free parking.

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

Hi Carolynn P, Thank you for taking the time to post this review of our hotel. I am thrilled that you find so many positive points about staying here and hope to continue to improve what we have to offer to our guests. We truly have a gem here in this hotel and the staff help to make it a... More 

Canada
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We had been at this hotel 5 or 6 years ago and were happy with the service then. We decided on short notice to "use some points" and go see the "NORTHERN LIGHTS" of Owen Sound. Highly recommended! Go for a ride in a horse drawn carriage around the lights in the town. We were very pleased that our room... More 

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

Hi Sandy W, Thank you for taking the time to post this review. Many of our guests are pleasantly surprised by the Northern Lights in our downtown core. The small unique shops and festive decor around the city really help create the experience. I am glad that you enjoyed your guest room and upgraded breakfast as well. They are nice... More 

Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Lovely Best Western; great views on the Bay; fantastic hottub overlooking the water; fireplace suite; everything was perfect. Staff extremely helpful & pleasant; breakfast was continental, but quite sufficient, all fresh & delicious. Really beautiful spot and excellent hotel.

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Thank lioness27
Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Lioness27, I would like to thank you for your wonderful review of our hotel. I am glad that you had the opportunity to stay in one of our finest suites and enjoy all that we have to offer here. We are truly fortunate to have such a wonderful hotel in such a beautiful location. I hope that you will... More 

Kitchener
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We often go to this location because of the wonderful staff and facilities. This time we used our BW points and were treated just like paying customers - hmm, Royalty! Yes, this location is just the best for friendly staff and great accommodations! Enjoyed the location of our room - near the hot tub/sauna. We had a wonderful dinner in... More 

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

Hi Roseylime, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review of our hotel. We appreciate that you continue to visit this location each year and are happy to make sure you are well taken care of during your stay. I couldn't be more proud of the staff at this hotel and look forward to receiving feedback... More 

Oakville, Canada
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

This is an average Best Western but it is too far from down town to walk. The complimentary breakfast was below par, however the staff services in this hotel was excellent They appear to really enjoy working here. The rooms are fine the beds are great and the internet is fast and worked very well. it was over priced for... More 

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

Hi Robert P, Thank you for taking the time to post this review of our hotel. I am glad that you found the staff and service to be more than adequate. I can understand why you found our location inconvenient for your needs and hope that you were able to enjoy the positive points of the property. This peaceful, quiet... More 

Toronto, Canada
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181 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Was here for a conference and enjoyed the hotel. Most important to me is that a hotel be clean and in good condition - and this hotel is both. Phones and tv remote controls came clean and wrapped. The service staff for the conference were excellent - and even though they were serving a lot of people at once they... More 

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

Hi Caanaadaa, Thank you for posting such a fantastic review of our hotel. Cleanliness is our number one goal here and I am glad that you noticed our efforts. I am also pleased to hear that you were well taken care of during your conference. Our staff are well known for going "above and beyond" for our guests and it... More 

Delaware, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Super friendly staff, nice and clean rooms, comfy beds and great restaurant in the hotel and nearby. Pool is a little small but for business travel it's perfect for relaxing. Rooms are also fairly sound proof. There is also a walking trail behind the hotel along the water's edge.

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

Hi Tania L, I would like to thank you for choosing this hotel when you travel to Owen Sound. We appreciate your patronage and will always seek to make your experience a positive one. I am glad that you enjoy the restaurant and other supplemental facilities here. We focus on being an ideal hotel for anyone travelling to Owen Sound... More 

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