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

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Blue Mountains, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Blue Bay Motel lived up to our expectations. The room had a view of the harbour (providing you stood at an angle at the window in the room or on the 'porch' outside the room). The bathroom reno was very nicely done but only highlighted the shabbiness of the rest of the room. Reception was very quick and efficient... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great stay. We were in room 14 and it was super clean. The staff were very friendly and professional. The bathroom was fully renovated and really nice. No AC but the evenings were so cool we were fine. Big ceiling fan plus a window fan in the room. The motel is close to everything as it's right... More

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

Thank you for your kind words. We strive to make sure every guest's experience here in Tobermory is a memorable one. We look forward to seeing you again! More

Pottageville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was nice. Management was polite & very accommodating. Rooms were old, but clean. Would be nice if they had breakfast facilities. But otherwise, we had a nice stay. I would stay & recommend staying at this hotel.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our first stay here. Staff was the greatest. When our car battely ran down, they spontaneously offered their help, even though it was a busy part of morning. We revalidated that congenial staff couldn't be replaced in nice and cozy accomodations. Easy-access to both the National Park and the shopping street.

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

Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your vacation. It is always our pleasure to help out in whatever way we can; our helping hands extend past check out time. We look forward to seeing you again! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the blue bay Motel. We stayed for two nights and absoluty loved our room. We had a large King size bed that was so comfy. Our room got cleaned everyday and they did an awsome job on making sure the room was spotless everything is walking distance on the Bay which was conveient when we went... 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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