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Blue Bay Motel

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32 Bay st, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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Blue Bay Motel
Ranked #1 of 10 hotels in Tobermory
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very good, but basic motel. Right in downtown Tobermory. The view is okay, but not great, The price is high, but about average for the area. The decor was dated but fine, but really you're not going to Tobermory for the motel. This, a motel, and as such you shouldn't expect 5 star service or room. Probably the nicest place... More

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Orangeville, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely stay at the Blue Bay--by far the nicest place we've stayed in Tobermory! Clean room with all the amenities, comfortable bed and very friendly staff! Prime location in the harbor-- only a few short steps to all that Tobermory has to offer. We would stay here again and highly recommend it to anyone looking for accommodations... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all, to be fair, staff were friendly, accommodating and helpful, our room was clean and the overall property location was ideal. We booked this hotel because of its #1 rating on Trip Advisor for Tobermory but to be honest our opinion is that this top rating is both a bit of a head scratcher and somewhat misleading.... My... More

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

Thank you for candid opinion. As well as offering many price points to accommodate your travel needs our website offers pictures of all room aspects, including bathroom, room and room view to allow you to select the room the best suits your requirements. Renovations are ongoing and as anyone who has done work to their house knows, quite pricey. With... More

London, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed at the Blue Bay many times. The staff are friendly as always and the rooms clean. I like that renovations are being done to enhance the structure, such as the second floor railings. However, the cost has gone up significantly. Most rooms used to cost $99 per night, with Rooms 0 and 16 costing $109. I understand the... More

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

Thank you for your continued patronage, we love seeing repeat guests! We feel honoured that you choose to spend your time with us while visiting this beautiful area. We do offer a variety of both features and price points to suit your needs. For many reasons rooms 0 and 16 are our most sought after accommodations by far; booking early... More

ontario
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again we and our friends enjoyed the hospitality of the Blue Bay motel. Kelly is so welcoming and helpful. We will certainly return on our next trip to Tobermory. The location is convenient to everything

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second time staying at the hotel. We loved it. We won't chosen anywhere else in Tobermory. Excellent location! And what a smart way to renovate the rooms like that - clean, comfortable, cozy and spacious. The staffs are warm and helpful. Kelly is always greeting us with smiles on her face. The owners are so thoughtful and putting in... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second time staying at Blue Bay motel, and I wouldn't consider staying anywhere else in Tobermory! Besides the excellent location, the staff are kind and helpful, and the rooms are perfect, clean, and comfortable. The owner puts a ton of TLC into the hotel, like putting a big binder of local information in each room, a mini-fridge... More

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Oakville, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were back at the Blue Bay for another wonderful dive trip. We had room five that was spacious for two adults and a teenager. The shower is newly renovated with river rocks but the water pressure is too low to enjoy it. Some additional USB plugs or a power bar would be handy for charging devices. We will be... More

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

Thank you for your comments; your insights help us improve. Well, you only have to tell us twice! As much as we hope your vacation with us entails leaving behind technology and reconnecting with nature, the masses have spoken; USB outlets are on order. Thank you for your suggestion, we look forward to seeing you again. More

Summerside, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel overlooked the charming harbour and was close to laundry, groceries, ice cream and souvenirs. Boat tours of the lake, its islands, and wrecks of sunk ships, diving, snorkeling were all within walking distance. Even without A/C the rooms were very comfortable with fresh air from open windows and the ceiling fan. There was never outside or inside noise... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to express your feelings about your time in Tobermory. Reviews like yours help us improve our customer service. While there are sufficient outlets to accommodate the necessities you are correct, we do not carter to those with gadget lust. It is, however, our hope that you have come to this secluded, non-industrialized area to... More

Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked in this place very late in peak season and the lady that I spoke with her she was very helpful. Though she said that the motel is full she did tried her best to provide us 2 rooms. Amazing place loved it. We were 7 people including kids and loved the rooms that were provided to us. The... More

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Address: 32 Bay st, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Bruce County > Tobermory
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Blue Bay Hotel Tobermory
Blue Bay Motel Tobermory, Ontario

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