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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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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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114 reviews 114 reviews
46 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
7 helpful votes 7 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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43 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

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

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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95 reviews 95 reviews
35 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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Massillon, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Our overnight stay at the Blue Bay was great. The room was clean and decorated nicely. The staff was courteous and friendly. The views from our balcony of the harbor were great. The whole grounds are very tidy and neat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Blue Bay motel is a great choice for a short stay in Tobermory. Close to the boat tours and within sight of the ferry dock. The rooms are bright, clean and comfortable. But we can't say enough about the kind and generous staff. Truly a welcoming place to stay.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Four of us stayed at Blue Bay for two nights, based on Trip Advisor reviews, and offer up the same rave reviews. Room 16 is great, offering beautiful view of harbour. Despite rain for our whole stay, we loved being able to curl into deck chairs under awning. They offer coffee and supply extras for those early-risers who go through... 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): $
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Blue Bay Hotel Tobermory
Blue Bay Motel Tobermory, Ontario

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