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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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Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Owen Sound
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PIDDINGWORTH Ontario, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We looked forward to our three day stay at the Inn on the Bay both for its' superior location as well as reputation. Arrangements were made weeks beforehand to ensure accomodation that was appropriate to our specific requests and this was obligingly assured. We were advised of a particular room that matched our needs and that afforded some comfort. Upon... More 

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Courtice, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for an overnight while in town for a concert. Arrived at reception and give them my name and they inform me that I booked for the next night and when I checked my paper work they were correct. They immediately found us another room which was amazing considering the concert in town and the 3 weddings they were... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Oven Sound for a wedding the weekend of July 24 to 26. Check was a breeze but with one problem ( more about this later). Room was just as described on the web site.... fridge, coffee maker etc. Strong WiFi so no need for wired. The hotel is beautifully situated right on the shores of the lake... More 

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

Hi Bagpus, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post this review of our hotel. I am glad that your experience was as anticipated and that you could appreciate the beautiful location we have on the shores of Georgian Bay. While it is true that our continental buffet does not include bacon and eggs like many... More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn on the Bay was a comfortable stay. The staff was friendly. The room was clean and just what we needed for a one night stay. The only thing I would suggest would be replacing the pillows, as they seemed a little flat. Breakfast was pretty basic, but once again, it met our needs. Great view!

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

Hi 943bonnief, It is great to see that you enjoyed your experience in our hotel. It is important to everyone here that all of our guests have a clean and comfortable stay. I will be sure to check the quality of our pillows after reading your comments. We have replaced many pillows this spring but there could be more that... More 

St. John's, NL, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the staff at check-in, cleanliness of the room, comfort of the bed and great service at the restaurant for breakfast, it was a great experience. I would not hesitate in booking the Best Western Inn on the Bay again.

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

Hi Helen K, It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed every part of your experience at our beautiful hotel. It is very gratifying to get comments like yours. I will be sharing it with members of my staff to let them know what a great job they are doing. It is truly a pleasure working at this location! Thank... More 

Kaiserslautern, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

friendly helpful staff, clean place, good price, would stay there anytime again. very nice location right by the water, shopping nearby with car about 3min drive ( anything you need, food ,clothes, medicine or beauty shops)

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

Hi Nannett S, I am thrilled that you chose to stay with us while you visited the beautiful city of Owen Sound. It is great that we have a location far enough from the city center to avoid the busy traffic, yet we are close enough to get there without any hassle. It is an added bonus that the walk... More 

Hanmer Ontariio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Owen Sound Inn on the bay and found it a very quiet and peaceful visit. The hotel was clean and the rooms bright and comfortable. You can take a walk behind the hotel and look over the water. The complimentary breakfast had a good choice or you could get a $5.00 discount from the menu, we... More 

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

Hi kipmunk, Thank you for taking the time to post this review. I am glad that you enjoyed your experience here. We are very fortunate to have such a beautiful location and we are getting well known as a wonderful place to go for a peaceful getaway. We have improved our breakfast program for our guests and welcome everyone to... More 

Sudbury
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Best Western Inn on the Bay in Owen Sound for two nights while on a family vacation. If you are thinking of staying here ... book it ... this is a very nice and clean hotel. Friendly staff from the moment you check in. We had a room with 2 queen beds which were very comfortable... More 

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

Hi SudburyVacationer, Words couldn't express how nice it is to read your review. I will be sharing your comments and feedback with all of the employees here at this hotel. Their efforts are what makes the difference for our guests every day. Our ownership is also continuously investing money each year into upgrades and we have many more plans on... More 

Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel, what a gem. We are picky and this place was great. We brought our little dog with us, no problems at all. The breakfast was really good, the manager went out of her way to make sure everyone was enjoying their meals. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants a clean, safe hotel with great staff.

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

Hi HappyTraveler081, I genuinely appreciate that you took the time to post such a wonderful review of our hotel. It is a nice reflection of the efforts put forth by all of the people that work here. I will be sure to mention to Shannon (our dining room manager) how much you appreciated her service. It is feedback like yours... More 

London, Canada
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128 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised to find such a lovely establishment in Owen Sound. Very clean, attention to phone covers and remote covers, super comfortable bed, high quality bed linens and towels. Great views of the Sound. Customer focused, friendly staff. Breakfast included - not great. Coffee needs a 'kick up', muffin was not fresh, pastry blah. What a let down after eating... More 

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

Hi Laura J, Thank you for taking the time to post this review of your experience at our hotel. It is great to see that you were pleasantly surprized by the cleanliness and quality offered here. We are very proud of this beautiful hotel and all that it has to offer. That said, I would like to apologize for your... More 

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