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Battle Harbour National Historic District

Battle Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-921-6325
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Our Favourite Place in Newfoundland and Labrador !

We have spent over a month touring throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. During our whole trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Don K
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Ottawa, Canada
If You Like Remote, Unique, and Spectacular, Don't Miss This!

The tittle says it all. If you like places that are well beyond the end of the road, consider this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
chivestravels
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Hudson River Valley, New York
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Battle Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have spent over a month touring throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. During our whole trip, the three-day visit to Battle Harbour in July was our most favorite place in the whole of Newfoundland and Labrador. Battle Harbour is off the beaten path, but our experience...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tittle says it all. If you like places that are well beyond the end of the road, consider this one. A historic fishing island with some restored buildings and a few houses that are still used today, in a stunning location. The scenery is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small island off the coast of Labrador provides the perfect haven for relaxation and nature appreciation, with amazing scenery, hiking, iceberg viewing, and getting a glimpse of life in this former cod fishing community. The accommodations in the Inn, cottages, and Merchants Building are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Battle Harbour Site was one of the highlights of our trip to Newfoundland and Labrador. The site can only be accessed by ferry from the small village of Mary’s Harbour. We visited here in the middle of June and were awestruck as we approached...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Grab your wool sweater and cap, your windbreaker, your trail shoes and get ready to have the experience of a lifetime. Step back to a heartier time, when neighbors helped each other in every way, from the challenges of surviving to creating stories and songs...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

It was so wonderful to visit and stay in this wonderfully restored historic place . The sites , the landscape, the icebergs and especially the people working there ... every one is so welcoming and made our stay special. Chief of them was Peter ......More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

I'm so glad we included going to Battle Harbour and staying overnight as part of our trip to Newfoundland and Labrador. The most amazing part of visiting the island is talking with the people who lived there when it was still a booming fishing hub....More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Spent most of the day in the area.. The guide was very informative with lots of local knowledge. buildings and exhibits were very well market for interpretation.

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BattleHarbour, Manager at Battle Harbour National Historic District, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Glad you enjoyed it. Come back again some time and spend a couple of nights. You won't regret it.

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

My family and I visited Battle Harbor for a three-night stay. Talk about off the beaten path?....what an adventure just to get here. Non-stop spectacular. Way off the grid. Two years later my kids still remember it like yesterday. It is a tremendous, poignant, cozy,...More

3  Thank Tim Y
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BattleHarbour, Manager at Battle Harbour National Historic District, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thanks for your review. Yes, we have wifi in the Loft.

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

You have to really want to go here: first a ferry from Newfoundland across the Straits of Belle Isle, then a 2-3 hour drive through beautiful, but desolate coastline and interior to Red bay, then a small "fishing" boat an hour away and you will...More

2  Thank JamesSaltonstall
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402SharonB
March 13, 2018|
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Response from PeterSBNL | Property representative |
We are getting more busy all the time. Best you book ahead so you are not disappointed. See you this summer.
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Anyad N
March 3, 2016|
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Response from PeterSBNL | Property representative |
It is but everyone who doesn't spend the night regrets it. As for the road, it is now paved all the way to Mary's Harbour.
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