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Harbourside Motel

24 Carlton Street | Ontario, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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Harbourside Motel
Ranked #5 of 10 hotels in Tobermory
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Harbourside Motel is located right on the harbor, and literary seconds (walking) from where you want to be in Tobermory! We stayed in room 28, a small but cozy and clean room. The room had microwave, in addition to fridge, coffee maker, and LCD TV with lots of channels. A perfect choice for a couple! We were hoping that we... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very convenient location. Few steps away from the Harbour, shops, and restaurants. Hotel has decent size and is clean and quiet. Bed was comfortable. Staffs were friendly. 15min away from Bruce Peninsula Park. Will stay here again.

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London, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Same comments as previously stated nothing major. Mind you the sound of the diesel bus going by and idling regularly was bit annoying when trying to enjoy the solitude of the harbour. The price for a balcony unit seemed a bit high but you are after at lands end so suck it up. If anything I was a bit concerned... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
17 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend & I stayed two days at this comfortable motel overlooking Little Tub Harbour. Our stay was fantastic. The room was spotlessly clean and the bed extremely comfortable and air-conditioned. It is easy to book and find this motel as it is right on the harbour. I love its central location to the restaurants and sights of Little Tub... More

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Newmarket, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just came back from a two day getaway in tobermory. Loved our stay at your hotel. Rooms clean and the staff is wonderful. That two for one coupons were also a bonus as we did two cruises. The location was beautiful able to watch the boats. Someone called it Tobermory TV. Thank you.

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BlueHeronCo, Guest Relations Manager at Harbourside Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and were able to take advantage of our two for one discount on Blue Heron Cruises. Watching the hustle and bustle of the downtown section is perfect entertainment for a "unplugged" holiday. Thank you so much for leaving this review and we hope to see you again... More

Toronto, Ontario
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, helpful staff and a convenient location is really all this hotel has going for it. Tiny rooms, no air conditioning, very basic accommodation. We paid about $150 for our room on a Friday night, but I've stayed in motels under $80 a night with far superior rooms. It's Tobermory - there isn't exactly a lot of competition and on... More

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BlueHeronCo, Guest Relations Manager at Harbourside Motel, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your room at the Harbourside Motel. We do offer a variety of room types with different facilities and views. With having only 8 rooms with air conditioning (rooms 33 to 40), they tend to book up fast. Judging by the rate that you paid, I am guessing that this was a long... More

Hanover, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a really nice motel. It was clean - the best bed to sleep on that we had had all week. Hazel the receptionist was so friendly and helpful. Check in was easy as we had pre-booked the night before due to holiday weekend. There is no A/C at this motel but they supply large fans and I felt... More

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BlueHeronCo, Guest Relations Manager at Harbourside Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at the Harbourside Motel in beautiful Tobermory and were able to take advantage of our great two-for-one offer! You were wise to book the room early for a stay on a holiday weekend. :) Holiday weekends in Tobermory are VERY busy, and yes, the rates for accommodations will be at their... More

North York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Harbourside Motel over the Victoria long weekend. The location is its best feature, it cannot be beaten- close to shops, restaurants/diners, the boat cruise offices or hiking (near a Park). Our room is clean and has the basics we were looking for- nothing fancy.

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BlueHeronCo, Guest Relations Manager at Harbourside Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Harbourside Motel in beautiful Tobermory. Thank you for leaving a room tip. You are absolutely right - we do have a wide variety of room types that offer many different facilities. You can find room descriptions through our booking engine, or one of the ladies at the front desk... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It's a quiet and nice place to stay with great harbour view. Staffs are really friendly and helpful. We rented 3 rooms. The room with kitchen was very good and well equipped. Only problem with some rooms are the wash room. Too small! Hot and cold water comes in separate tap!

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BlueHeronCo, Guest Relations Manager at Harbourside Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Harbourside Motel in beautiful Tobermory. When planning for future stays in Tobermory we would be happy to make recommendations as to which of our rooms would best suite your needs. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. Thank you and we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Washroom is super super small. Even can not have a regular shower. Location is ok, but this is a small town, other hotels are just several meter s away. With this price, it's better to pick another motel. Never come back.

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BlueHeronCo, Guest Relations Manager at Harbourside Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were disappointed with the facilities in the room you booked with us. We do have a variety of room types with different facilities available. We would be happy to find you a more suitable room should you choose to stay with us again. More

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Additional Information about Harbourside Motel

Address: 24 Carlton Street | Ontario, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Bruce County > Tobermory
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Harbourside Hotel Tobermory
Harbourside Motel Tobermory, Ontario

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