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Albatross Motel

114 Trans Canada Highway | P.O. Box 450, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador A1V 1W8, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 6 Hotels in Gander
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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St. John's, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I arrived late at night.Check in was fast and friendly.The room was clean and well stocked.The bed was very comfortable.Being right on the TCH I was surprised to find that the room was quiet.I had no problem sleeping there.I am sure to visit again.

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Kelowna, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a restful stay at this hotel. The place was clean, the bed was comfortable. Staff was very pleasant. Food in the restaurant was good. Would be nice if they had had laundry facilities - there are no laundromats in Gander. Very well located off of the TransCanada and across the street from the Aviation Museum. Also close to convenience... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Front desk and dining room staff were really great- friendly and efficient. The rooms were a bit hard to get to, as there were stairs but no elevator. The bed was too soft for our liking, but everything was clean and as seniors we got a free full breakfast.

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Brockville, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

we had a suite. it was meh? I hoped there would at least be a pull out couch in the living area so that our kids could sleep there and we could have a bit of privacy...nope! We ended up dragging the mattress off the other queen bed and putting it in there. Beds were really hard and upon settling... More

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Calculus Rock
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Overpriced, mediocre hotel that's part of the ring of hotels in Gander. You have no other choice in Gander, so you have to pay through the nose for a place that really should be $90 instead of $150. Hopefully you're here on business, or else stay in Grand Falls-Windsor or Badger.

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Nova Scotia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel around 15 years ago when I first started working in Newfoundland. I would say they haven't updated a single thing in this hotel. The beds are hard. The wifi is slower than dial up, so I hot spotted off my phone as it was the only way to get email done. The only redeeming thing... More

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St. John's, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

There is nothing particularly terrible about this hotel as it's pretty much what you get with any Steeles Hotel outside St John's. It looks like it was decorated in 1983 and little has changed. I found my room which was ground level was quite damp. The dark colours and low ceiling give this place an oppressive feel. The only highlight... More

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St. John's, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I had a room there for one night, for $190, plus tax. If I had my time and money back, I would have stayed at the Comfort Inn next door for cheaper, and had a better stay. First off, my room was not ready when we arrived. After waiting an hour, it was still not ready. So, I had to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My girlfriends and I stayed here during our trip to Newfoundland. We were not impressed. Besides the friendly and helpful staff, the hotel rooms are small and the ac does/doesn't work (it actually spent the whole night clicking); the halls are small and dingy, and smell like damp and mildew. There was also no fridge in the unit, which given... More

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St.John's
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127 reviews 127 reviews
48 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is very much an average property-no reason not to stay here but nothing to particularly recommend it. Facility was clean , staff friendly (particularly in the dining room), price reasonable and easy access from the parking area. Also the air conditioning worked well and wasn't too noisy on low speed. However the property just doesn't present as well as... More

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Address: 114 Trans Canada Highway | P.O. Box 450, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador A1V 1W8, Canada
Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Gander
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 98
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