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Blue Bay Motel

Certificate of Excellence
32 Bay st, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
Blue Bay Motel

221 reviews from our community

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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
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved everything about this Motel. Very friendly family feel. Staff was very welcoming. The rooms were newly renovated with modern cabin feel. The mattresses and pillows were very comfortable. We had an amazing sleep. The shower was amazing!! Lots of hot water and huge rain shower head. The location is in walking distance to all the shops and restaurants... More 

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Region of Waterloo, Ontario
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at Blue Bay Motel. The room was beautifully updated, had a view of the water, was conveniently located close to all amenities. The staff were friendly. We will stay there again when we visit Tobermory.

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

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It was great to see you again; we look forward to your next stay with us! More 

Wilmington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have enjoined pleasant courteous staff. The room was beautiful, clean, quiet and spacious, comfortable size and furniture. This was our first trip to the region and what we discovered is that the location is terrific including boat rides, hikes and many other priceless experiences. I would recommend Tobermory and Blue Bay Motel to any of my family coming into... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel was very clean, and I could tell the owner takes pride in her place. Could recommend to anyone. Very good location and a beautiful view of the harbour . Closed to everything around tobermory.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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
77 helpful votes 77 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 

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