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Bears Cove Inn

15 Bears Cove Road, Witless Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 1C0, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My husband and I visited Newfoundland for the first time in September/October 2015. When we got to our first three nights stay, the Bears Cove Inn, in Witless we were welcomed with a kind note and the key to our room because the place was closed for the night. To find the key and door unlocked was just like home... More 

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St. Marys, Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Comfortable room, very nice breakfast with local home-made jams. Across the road from the ocean, so the view is a bit stretched if you get a front-facing room. We stayed in Mid-September so did not get to enjoy some of the nature that this area is known for. Bonus is the proximity to St. John's and area tours.

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We had a little trouble finding it. Had to ask a local resident. We needed their two-bed room and that room has no view. However, for our first dinner in Witless Bay we picked up food at a supermarket and ate on the balcony from which we could see the ocean. We tried to eat at Clayton's pub the following... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We stayed an extra night because it was quiet. Our hosts are very hardworking, lovely people who made and served a hearty breakfast. Fresh sea air means an awesome sleep. The whole building is very clean. There is a nicely furnished living room, balconies, and patios for guests.

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Room was clean and comfortable. Room was up a flight of stairs. Breakfasts were great! Hosts were welcoming and accommodating. Witless Bay is about 20 - 25 minute drive from St John's and on the Irish Loop. Easy access to sites of St John's and Whale/Puffin tours.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Clean, very quiet, spacious room and bathroom. Comfortable bed, slept soundly. Lots of outlets to charges all of our electronic gadgets. Good breakfast. Nice location. Very friendly owners. Didn't see owners at all the entire afternoon, evening, night we checked in. They just left keys and registration cards for guests to fill in. Seemed a bit unusual, and proved to... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Just south of St John's is a gem of a B&B run by a wonderful couple. Witless Bay is within easy reach of St John's but far enough away to experience non-urban Newfoundland. Puffins & whales are nearby in the ecological preserve. Ferryland dinner theatre, Cape Race are also within an easy drive. Try it you'll like it.

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My friend and I were hiking the East Coast Trail and decided to treat ourselves to a night in a B&B, and stopped here almost randomly. We are so glad we did. The beds were so comfy! The bedrooms were quite spacious and had a homey feeling. Since we were hiking and had no mode of transport, it was also... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Very nice couple. Rooms were clean. Up the hill so there is a view. Not too far out of St. John's. Very friendly town stayed for two nights. We only phoned 2 days ahead Great breakfast They also run the Sapphire pub. Fresh seafood and chowder all made right there.

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Hawkesbury, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Bear's Cove Inn is a pleasant stay within a short drive from St-John's. We stayed in one of the ocean view rooms which was very nice, however the inn is located across the road from the ocean so the view is partially blocked. The room had a balcony, unfortunately the weather was too cool for us to take advantage of... More 

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