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Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa

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1014 Highway 17 | PO Box 1150, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0, Canada
Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed here twice now and have had great experiences both times. Highly recommend this spot if you are visiting or passing through Wawa! Owners are great people and truly understand their business and their market. Tidy accommodations and tonnes of little touches make this place definitely stand out from the rest in the area. Even puts big city accommodations... More 

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Elizabeth444, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the Awesome Review! We love it when people stay and enjoy all the little extras. I'm busy designing a new amenity holder, but I'm afraid I'm running out of wall space. lol! We sure hope to see you again, and remember that if work brings you to Wawa (even if we are closed for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only spent one night but wish we could have moved into the 3 bedroom chalet. The place was spotless, well stocked with everything from clean towels to kitchen utensils. Felt more at home than any hotel/motel I have ever stayed at. I just wish the location was on waterfront, but hey, you can't have everything. To sum it up............FABULOUS!

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Elizabeth444, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your Chalet stay. That means so much to us. I certainly agree that Lakefront would be amazing! We just have to take comfort in knowing that Sandy Beach, a little piece of Lake Superior Heaven, is only 10 minutes away. Please email the next time you are... More 

Oromocto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on my way from New Brunswick to Alberta. We stayed in one of their chalets and it was amazing! The lady who greeted us at the counter was nice and the chalet was huge. It was very clean and had a full kitchen and living room. If I go through Wawa again I wouldnt stay anywhere else.

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Elizabeth444, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

We love when people enjoy staying in our Chalets. Email me the next time you are making the wonderful drive across the country. We look forward to having you stay with again! Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay! More 

Eagan, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After camping for four days it was nice to find a comfortable bed to put our heads. The room was clean and nicely decorated. The bathroom especially was most entertaining. The hosts were very accommodating and helpful as what to do and where to and good food. For a place right on the highway, it was very quiet. We would... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made reservations based on all the great reviews on Trip Advisor. I am so glad we chose to stay here! We reserved the two bedroom cottage and couldn't have asked for a nicer place. Clean, clean, clean! This cottage has obviously been nicely renovated and it is appointed with everything we needed...including a wonderful deck with a grill! They... More 

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North Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in Wawa on our way to ThunderBay and found this gem. Our room had two Queen sized beds. The beds were comfortable and bedding cozy. The room was clean and the bathroom spotless. The room had everything you needed and more. It had all the amenities of a regular room plus things like magazines, pocket books and playing... More 

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Midland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed the the motel many times over the years as we drove back and forth to Lakehead University in TBay and spent many vacation times around Lake Superior. It is always clean and comfortable and Mo is always welcoming. The breakfast choices are also good and plentiful. Definitely a great place to stay around Wawa.

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Elizabeth444, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

Hello Doug! John and I are so happy that you have enjoyed staying with us over the years. Not all the restaurants in Wawa are open early for Breakfast, but there are certainly great options. Everyone loves the Embassy's Breakfast Special, and of course, Timmy's Coffee or a Subway Breakfast Sandwich. Mmmmmmmmm! We look forward to having you stay with... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the motel one night on our way through town. Wawa was beautiful with a gorgeous lake front. But so many of the businesses were closed. There isn't a lot to do beyond enjoying the outdoor lifestyle. Very limited restaurants etc. I wouldn't vacation in the area beyond a weekend. The Motel was clean, the staff friendly, the... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The motel room we stayed in had two beds. The room also had a table with 4 chairs. The table was nice to have to eat at or play a card game at. In addition the room had two comfortable chairs and table between them to watch television in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I pulled in yesterday afternoon, entered the office, and was cordially greeted by 'Mo' who said they were full, BUT. . .because I had stayed here before and I was alone she offered the little 'house' . . . and at a motel room rate! How kind and generous, I thought. It is indeed my home away from home and... More 

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Elizabeth444, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

Hi Sue! I'm so happy that I had a spot for you and that you enjoyed my Little Doll House. Looking forward to seeing you again - We'll have plenty of Mother Parker's coffee for you! Thanks for the great Review! More 

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