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Blue Bay Motel

Certificate of Excellence
32 Bay st, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
Blue Bay Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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St. Catharines, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Blue Bay Motel in Tobermory. The motel staff were fantastic and readily available. There was ample room for our family of three and the bathroom was clean with lots of hot water. We were easily within walking distance of all the stores and restaurants in the Tub, and exploring the Tub at night-time was... More 

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Dundalk, Canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I stayed here twice in room 16, once with mother and sister and again with sister. It's the corner room upstairs. Once we had a trundle bed brought in and was still very roomy. Clean. Great view of the harbour. Within walking distance to restaurants, museum & library, plenty of parking.

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Saint Thomas, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The motel is conveniently located across the street from the harbour. It's within walking distance of restaurants, shops and docks for the tour boats, but on the opposite side of all the activity. Room was nice, beds were comfy, bathroom clean and lots of hot water for a shower. We were a bit cramped, as the hotel accommodated us with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed at the Blue Bay Motel in Tobermory. Booked it online and took a chance. Glad we did. Lovely little place located in Little Tub Harbour in Tobermory overlooking the harbour and all the boats moored there. Some interesting places to visit and nice pub called the Crow's Nest for a meal and a pint.... More 

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Caledon, Ontario
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My best friend and I stayed here as a quick getaway to do some nature photography. It was the weekend after thanksgiving and essentially the entire town of Tobermory was shut down for the season. We arrived to the motel late and it was rainy but we were warmly greeted and shown to our room. Our room was clean with... More 

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Bristol
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136 reviews 136 reviews
48 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This motel overlooks the bay in the centre of Tobermory and close to the ferry to Manitoulin Island. The room has a fantastic modern decor even colourful quilt colours on the two queen size beds which makes a change from the beige of other motels. We had a room on the second floor overlooking the bay. The bathroom was very... More 

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InnkeeperK, Innkeeper at Blue Bay Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your vacation experience. After your departure the shower in room 12 was checked to ensure proper water pressure. As it turns out the shower head was set to the highest pressure setting by the previous guest--an aggressively hard water stream as it turns out, but one easily changed by turning the pressure... More 

Rochester, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We loved this place - the view was perfect, service was very personal. Just a homey little place. They clearly aim to please. Wish the weather had been nicer when we were there - we would have liked to have taken advantage of the balcony and view.

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Peterborough, Canada
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Older hotel , very clean, comfy beds. We had an elect fireplace, fridge and bubble jet tub. Our Rm (8) was at the end of second floor and overlooked Little Tub Bay and the ferry. Could sit out on walkway in front of room - weather permitting. Very close to ferry and in centre of village activities. Thoroughly enjoyed our... More 

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windsor ont
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

This is a great hotel in a great location. We went on a road trip in the bikes a buddy and i and we stayed overnight. I been here before with my family a few years ago snd they did some updates to the rooms, the room was real cozy and clean . It's in great location right beside the... More 

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Hamilton Ontario Canada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
36 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The Blue bay Motel is a wonder motel overlooking the Little Tub Harbour in Tobermory. you are right in the heart of the village. The rooms are newly renovated and look fantastic. we had a room on the second floor and the view was wonderful you can see right out to the islands on Georgian Bay.

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