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33 Water Street, Grand Bank, Newfoundland and Labrador A0E 1W0, Canada
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The Thorndyke Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #3 of 5 Grand Bank B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grand Bend, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We arrived on a foggy, rainy day at the end of September so we did not experience the full benefit of the excellent location by the ocean. The house is packed with history and beautiful antiques and one feels compelled to take just as many photos inside as out. We were disappointed that we did not meet the owners as... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

One doesn't expect to find this level of excellence in a place as far off the beaten track as Grand Bank, but the Thorndyke was by far the finest accommodation we had in Newfoundland on a recent trip. The building was built in 1919 and is furnished in the eclectic elegance of the Edwardian period. The rooms are spacious and... More 

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London, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I debated only giving 3 stars to this place because our room was so dusty. It was clear certain spots were just not regularly dusted and the floor looked like they never move the furniture to dust in the corners. They also never changed the sheets, cleaned the floors, changed out the bath mat, etc over the course of our... More 

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Forked River, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great B&B across the street from the ocean in Grand Banks. In Room 2 you can sit up in bed in the morning and look out the window to the ocean. Breakfast is great and the dining room is conducive to conversation with strangers. Host and family very friendly, proud of their place. When you think great B&B, this is... More 

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Newfoundland, Canada
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35 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you are looking for somewhere to stay that is all chrome and plastic an glitz, keep looking. If you want to stay somewhere that makes you feel as if you have slipped back through the ages and are stayng in an old Grand Bank home, then this is the place you should stay. Built in the early 1900's by... More 

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Grand Bank, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

would like to thank Colleen and Glynn and thier staff for such a fantastic night. The meal was great, host with the most and the atmosphere fantastic. I had the fried chicken and it was the best that I have ever had and my husband had calimarie and salad. Service was great and the pecan cream pie well need I... More 

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Grand Bank, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I have the privilege of living a couple doors down from the Thorndyke, and the owners Colleen and Glynn have made it an amazing place for lunch and dinner. I have never had a bad meal at the Thorndyke, nor have I ever had bad customer service. If you are ever in Grand Bank for any reason, I trip into... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I stayed here enroute to St. Pierre for one night with my 88 year old Mother. Everything was lovely. The Dinner and Breakfast were superb, and far exceeded our expectations. Owner/operator, Colleen, was very friendly and helpful, albeit distracted with her own foot infection. The house is very old and a little bit run-down, albeit highly costly to keep up.... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Had supper there a few weeks ago and the baked cod was delicious with an assortment of fresh vegetables. Would certainly dine there again. The wine list was handwritten which was refreshing even though it was a very short list. All 6 of us enjoyed our meals which included steak and the seafood platter. The owner shared some of the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This place totally rocks! We got ourselves a beautiful room here at the last minute and it was worth it! Colleen and Glynne really rock the Rock! The room was great, the balcony view of the bay was superb, and the breakfast was heart-stoppingly amazing! We're coming back to check out the kitchen for dinner asap!

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Additional Information about The Thorndyke Bed and Breakfast

Address: 33 Water Street, Grand Bank, Newfoundland and Labrador A0E 1W0, Canada
Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Grand Bank
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Thorndyke b&b
The Thorndyke Hotel Grand Bank
The Thorndyke Bed And Breakfast Grand Bank, Newfoundland

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