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BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay

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GRAVENHURST, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

BW Hotel was well situated - great view of the harbour/bay. Our room was extremely clean and a beautiful bathroom. Comfy beds. I'd highly recommend the Best Western Inn on the Bay. It was about a 15 minute easy walk to Downtown.

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Niagara Falls,
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in July. Room 353 was fairly clean and average sized. Our room was non-smoking room but had strong cigarette odour. We weren't being asked about how our stay was during check-out. So I didn't bother to mention about the odour. Overall, our stay at best western on the bay was okay. But don't think we... More 

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Thank Lucy W
Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Lucy W, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your experience in our hotel. It is unfortunate that some guest do not respect other guests or rules within a hotel. We do our best to discourage smoking in the hotel and include a warning for guests at check in. It is more unfortunate that you were... More 

Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, most of the time some party will be going on like wedding , bday party. So, try to book above the second floor facing the lake. Another 3 miles -- you will find all the places to eat. We stayed here for 2 ways to see Tobermory , sauble beach. Morning breakfast is average .

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Thank balkimn1174
Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi balkimn1174, Thank you for posting this review of your experience at our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay here and hope that you will return again in the future. We are an excellent location to stay at while you explore local waterfalls, beaches and the Bruce Peninsula. We are a busy hotel in the summer months... More 

Canada
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights this past weekend with my parents. Check-in went smoothly with friendly service. Our room was nice, spacious, and cool (which was great during hot July days). Our favourite part was using the whirlpool with floor to ceiling views of the bay while we were in it. Nothing like watching the sunset over water while relaxing.... More 

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Thank Canada_Sarah86
Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Canada_Sarah86, I would like to thank you for posting such a wonderful review of this hotel. I can see that you enjoyed all that we have to offer and I am glad that you were so pleased with your stay. We are fortunate to have such a perfect location on the shoreline of Georgian Bay and we try to... More 

Richmond Hill, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay in Best Western on the Bay for 3 nights, it was really great experience, we like it, rooms were very clean, room service were very good, all staff was very friendly. Continental breakfast was included, we went one evening to BW restaurant to have dinner - was tasty and not expensive. Good location, near to Sauble beach, to... More 

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Thank Inna G
Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Inna G, It is great to see that you enjoyed a three day experience in our hotel. You were clearly able to enjoy all of the services we have to offer and I am thrilled that you were so impressed. We are conveniently located close to many local attractions and often have guests stay with us as a base... More 

Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located right on the water of Georgian Bay and right beside the arena. Great location for taking in a hockey game or going for a walk. Downtown is a short walk. The staff is friendly and the hotel is nice and clean. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. There are lots of hotels in town but this... More 

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Thank J W
Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi J W, I am glad to see that you enjoyed staying in our hotel. We make every effort to ensure that our guests enjoy a clean and comfortable experience here. Our location is key to that success but the friendly and efficient staff working here is really what sets us apart from most locations. Even if we are considered... More 

BC
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed here a few times to visit family in Owen Sound, and are always so impressed with how well managed and maintained this hotel is. The setting is beautiful, right on the water, which you can enjoy whie eating at the restaurant. It's not often you can truly count on the quality of a hotel and staff, but this... More 

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Thank oldmcdonald
Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi oldmcdonald, Thank you for posting such a kind review of our hotel. We focus on maintaining a quality facility while offering efficient service to create a well rounded experience. The setting on the shoreline of Georgian Bay is perfect this time of year with the sun setting each night in front of the hotel. I am glad that you... More 

Niagara On The Lake
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The view was the parking lot. My biggest beef is being treated like a second class guest. The bar/restaurant was unavailable on the day of arrival due to a reservation by a wedding party that essentially took over the whole hotel for the duration of our stay. The patio was booked,... More 

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Thank The5Cats
Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi The5Cats, I would like to start by apologizing for the way you felt you were treated while you stayed at this property. Everyone here works hard to make our guests feel welcomed and appreciated so it is very unsettling to read your review. We do not advertise or "up sell" the rental of our patio for the simple reason... More 

Seattle, Washington
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93 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stayed for one night but it was a great location and the front desk staff were great. We came to the area to explore some family genealogy and this place proved to be a nice find as it was convenient to sites and the older part of town.

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Thank chirop99
Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi chirop99, Thank you for posting this review of our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed the interaction with our staff as well as the location of the hotel. We hope to see you again someday in the future. More 

Elora, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely view of the water, comfy bed, excellent continental breakfast, helpful staff. The only thing missing would be a shuttle to and from Kelso Beach. Cabs were extremely busy, and the 40 minute walk was a bit much.

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Thank coldvirginia
Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi coldvirginia, Thank you for posting this review of your stay at our hotel. It is nice to see that you were able to enjoy the beautiful view at this location during your stay. The fact that you enjoyed the breakfast program and comfortable beds is wonderful as well. I like your suggestion about shuttles for the concert and will... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay

Address: 1800 2nd Avenue East | P O Box 516, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5RI, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Grey County > Owen Sound
Price Range: $145 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Best Western Inn On The Bay Hotel Owen Sound
Best Western Owen Sound
Owen Sound Best Western
Inn On The Bay
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