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Blue Bay Motel

Certificate of Excellence
32 Bay st, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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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
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14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I don't usually stay at motels, but whenever we would go to Tobermory I would see this place and it was always packed. When I did some research for this year's trip I found a lot of great reviews and photos. Needless to say, the room was very nice, clean and had enough space for my family of 4. It's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was clean and well-appointed but what makes Blue Bay so great is the fantastic service. The reception staff were really helpful and gave great tips about the local area. The location is also brilliant, right on Little Tub harbour.

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Dunnville, Ontario
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just stayed one night in order to catch ferry next morning. Arrived late in evening. Comfortable large room. Easy walk to ferry dock so u can park vehicle in queue ahead of time then walk back to motel til time to board. Has small fridge.

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Kincardine, Canada
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure how this got top billing on Trip Advisor. It was nice, the staff member who checked us in was friendly, the bed was comfy. However, the layout of our room was odd - the view of the fireplace from the bed blocked by a fridge on a stand when it could easily have been on the floor;... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't sure what to expect as it is a private motel. It was a central location so we could drink at dinner without a DD. Booking, check in and check out was all pleasant and efficient. The room had recently been renovated with cedar walls so smelled great. Bathroom was redone and spotless with a rainfall shower head. Linens were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back from a 2 night stay at the blue bay. The staff were super friendly and easy going. Gave great recommendations and directions to things. They have a little binder in the room that tells you basically everything you need to know about tobermory. Including restaurant menues around town. Couldn't have been more helpful! The hotel is right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great clean place in an awesome location!! Walk through the town easily from here and to the ferry. The people here are also incredibly nice and accommodating! We did a one way hike on the Bruce Trail and Kelly came and picked us up no problem! Thank you for an awesome stay in Tobermory!

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great motel if you are taking the ferry to Manitoulin Island. Walking distance to restaurants and Foodland. We had room 14 which faces the LCBO and the water. The room was very clean and fresh. We were on the second floor which has a connecting balcony to all rooms on that floor. There is no elevator, so... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very clean and quiet motel right on Little Tub Harbour. The room is well appointed with a balcony with a view over the harbour . It is walking distance to everything Tobermory. Tobermory can be a little busy with people and wondered if It would be a noisy night but by bed time the whole town went quit and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything is clean and has a home feel comfort. Staffs are friendly and location is excellent. We stayed at room 15 which is right next to the wood fire pizza restaurant, aroma of burning fire wood all day, but I don't mind. The motel has no air conditioning, but surprisingly we don't feel hot at all. We went during last... More 

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