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Elaine's Bed and Breakfast By The Sea

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Witless Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 4K0, Canada
Elaine's Bed and Breakfast By The Sea
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Elaine's B & B was one of our highlights during our visit to Newfoundland. Our room viewed the ocean and was as good if not better than most hotels. We shared travels with the other guests and Elaine's family. Elaine's breakfasts were an enjoyable part of our stay as we would talk to her and the other guests about future... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Staying at Elaine's lovely home is better than any hotel at St John's as it offers 5 star treatment, with its luxurious rooms, spacious baths and gourmet breakfast. It is a dream home and it was hard to leave the next day. All 6 rooms were taken up so we had a nice chat with the other guests during breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The view is incredible and the hostess vivacious and welcoming. We stayed for five days and truly enjoyed ourselves. We were greeted with whales, sea otters and a large variety of birds (including puffins) as we sat down to an excellent breakfast each day. My elderly mother was accommodated and there was lots of space to minge with other guests... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay and can highly recommend the B and B to anyone visiting the Irish Loop. Elaine is a fantastic host: helpful, friendly, tireless, and funny! Staying here was a very social experience. One couple we met had been to numerous B and Bs in Eastern Canada and said this was their favourite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Clean, spacious rooms. Great views of Witless Bay. Easy (30 minute) access to downtown St. John's in case it's rainy and you want to do something in the city. Hearty breakfasts in a dining room where one can spot whales. Very close to access points for the East Coast Trail.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We recently enjoyed 3 nights at Elaine's. Plenty of space to relax in out of your room. The view should be on postcards. My jaw dropped when I saw the breakfast spread....3 homemade jams, fresh muffins, granola, yogurt, blueberries, strawberries, cereal, etc. And then she asked what we wanted for breakfast! Eggs, bacon, toast, etc. Elaine is an excellent and... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Right on the water, this is just a wonderful place to sit on the deck and watch the whales go by. Really. Very comfortable with spacious rooms and a terrific breakfast. Elaine is a great hostess and the company at the table was great too.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Elaine's B&B has a beautiful location overlooking Witless Bay. It is convenient for exploring both St John's, the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, and the Avalon peninsula. The dining room, the sitting room, and many of the bedrooms have fabulous views of the water. It is immaculately clean (don't even think of wearing your shoes in the house!) and very comfortable.... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My hubby and I were hiking the East coast trail and we booked one night at Elaine's. For a hiker, it is a great place to stop, the town has lots of useful stuff (phone, laundry mat!, and big convenience store) We wish we could have spent longer there but we were silly and didn't book more nights. The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for just 2 nights and want to go back for a longer visit. The house is beautiful with a gorgeous view. Elaine was a wonderful host and the breakfast was excellent. We arrived late and hadn't had a chance to eat supper so she quickly heated us up some pizza as there were no restaurants nearby. Elaine was... More 

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