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Gander Hotel

100 Trans Canada Highway, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador A1V 1P5, Canada
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our flight from Ireland landed in Gander due to fog in St. John's, and due to some circumstances with the airline, we were grounded for the night. Our airline put us up in the Gander Hotel, and I was pleasantly surprised. Friendly staff, especially considering the unexpected influx of guests. It was around lunchtime when we arrived, and there was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very basic hotel, we had a night here after an emergency landing due to a technical fault with the plane. The first room we were given had a dirty carpet & terrible odour, we headed back to reception as we were unable to stay in the first room & was given an alternative on the second floor. This was slightly... More 

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ManagerHotelGander20, General Manager at Gander Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for letting us know about your experience, sorry to hear that the first room did not meet your expectations. but glad to know that we could accommodate your needs. thank for the kind comments regarding our staff More 

Guelph, Canada
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked into hotel on short notice on trip to Central Nfld from St. Johns so as not to be driving at night with moose on the hwy. We took a room on first floor which was accessible in a round about way but it was perfect with parking in front of our door. We didn't even need to bring all... More 

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ManagerHotelGander20, Manager at Gander Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to share with us, about your experience, at our Hotel. We appreciate all the feed back that we get, to help us provide a better experience for all our guest in the future More 

Moncton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My father and I stayed at Hotel Gander for three nights, arriving late on our first night after flying from Halifax. Check-in was quick and we were happy to each have a clean and an extremely comfortable double bed. Our room was clean and spacious and included an ironing board, iron, hairdryer, clock radio and coffee maker. After having read... More 

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ManagerHotelGander20, General Manager at Gander Hotel, responded to this review

we are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with up. The show, is always something that our guest enjoy, and the children will spend hours having fun in the pool. we look forward to serving you again in the future. The motel units are in great demand and if you like them please book early if you can More 

Toronto Ontario
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61 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed here with a bus tour group. Although the property was reminscent of an old school with portapack attachments, we were pleasantly surprised. The staff was phenomenal, super friendly, helpful, and caring. We were greeted with punch and cookies on our arrival. The hotel was clean and provided everything we needed, even laundry facilities. The washer cost, but... More 

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ManagerHotelGander20, General Manager at Gander Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. and to know that you were pleasantly surprised, even though the building on the out side may not give you a good first impression, we always strive to leave you, our valued guest with a lasting impression that will make you want to come back. not only to... More 

midland
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family spent a night here on our way across Newfoundland. Beds were very comfortable. Hotel is an average place, nothing special. It is close to airport and is located on Trans Canada Highway so is convenient to get on and off your route. We didnt use any facilities as is was just a place to catch some sleep

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ManagerHotelGander20, General Manager at Gander Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for your comments, and choosing to stay at Hotel gander. we hope the next time you will have time to relax in our heated pool, or enjoy dinner in the dining room, and check our in house breakfast special for just $5.95 More 

Canadian at large
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71 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the kind of hotel one wants after a long day of driving, hiking, or otherwise being busy. It is just off Trans Canada Highway, near the airport and close to good restaurants. It is not pretty but spotlessly clean and comfortable. Rooms are quiet, wifi works fine, water pressure great, and even towels are decent size. Check in... More 

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ManagerHotelGander20, General Manager at Gander Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time from your busy schedule, to share your experience from your recent stay. Thank you for choosing Hotel gander and look forward seeing you in the furture More 

Barrington, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Weather changed our plans to be out on Bonavista for the evening and we decided to go on as far as we could on the TCH in order to make Port aux Basque the following day. Fog and fatigue made the choice to stay in Gander and the Gander Hotel was right on the TCH. Staff was very welcoming and... More 

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ManagerHotelGander20, General Manager at Gander Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. we always strive to give our Guest the best experience, however at time things happen, when children run the hallways even after we try our best to stop these things from happening. As for the shower in the morning we are replacing our shower controls, now with pressure... More 

Gander, Canada
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Very average hotel, I believe its another Steele Hotel. All of their hotels are getting old now and need some renovations and updating. There is a pool and a restaurant which you can use. Pool is small but good to cool off or occupy children.

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ManagerHotelGander20, General Manager at Gander Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for choosing Hotel Gander, we appreciate all comments that will help up improve our Guest experience. we will continue to do upgrades to the Hotel, however in the past year, we have replaced all of the T V, furniture, drapes and the linen, More 

trent hills
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights. beds super comfy and lots of pillows. On 2nd floor facing hwy but didnt find it overly noisy. Only complaint is no fridge. Manager very diligent, seems to be everywhere we went, very helpful with directions, suggestions, etc. Felt very comfortable leaving a trailer parked in the parking lot, as manager certainly was keeping eye on... More 

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ManagerHotelGander20, Manager at Gander Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for your review, we do appreciate all comments, that will help us serve our guest better in the future. We do have some rooms with fridges in them please ask the reservation clerk if one is available when you are travelling this way again. look forward to serving you again in the furture More 

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