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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most people only stay for one night and the inn (b and b) is set up mainly for these customers. The rooms are scrupulously clean - probably the best I've seen of any B and B anywhere. The mattress in our room was a little tired and wifi won't reach all rooms. There is a lovely lounge area for guests.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay. Comfortable rooms with excellent privacy. Walk a short distance up the street to the coastal trail. It's a magnificent hike and the chances of seeing multiple whales as well as puffins from the shore is very good. The scenery is great. The place is neat and the room was beautiful.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great BnB where the owner is the cook and also owns a local bar, the Sapphire. This is a lovely location. Very comfortable with a view of the ocean and easily accessible from two directions.

1 Thank Karen M
Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was okay but I couldn't get the shower to work. The water was either cold or very hot, no way to get warm for a shower. My husband tried also and couldn't get it to work properly but it didn't. The breakfast were over cooked, watery scrambled eggs and bacon that tasted "off". I am not sure it... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My husband and I visited Newfoundland for the first time in September/October 2015. When we got to our first three nights stay, the Bears Cove Inn, in Witless we were welcomed with a kind note and the key to our room because the place was closed for the night. To find the key and door unlocked was just like home... More 

1 Thank Vickie E
St. Marys, Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Comfortable room, very nice breakfast with local home-made jams. Across the road from the ocean, so the view is a bit stretched if you get a front-facing room. We stayed in Mid-September so did not get to enjoy some of the nature that this area is known for. Bonus is the proximity to St. John's and area tours.

1 Thank RobandChristina
Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We had a little trouble finding it. Had to ask a local resident. We needed their two-bed room and that room has no view. However, for our first dinner in Witless Bay we picked up food at a supermarket and ate on the balcony from which we could see the ocean. We tried to eat at Clayton's pub the following... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We stayed an extra night because it was quiet. Our hosts are very hardworking, lovely people who made and served a hearty breakfast. Fresh sea air means an awesome sleep. The whole building is very clean. There is a nicely furnished living room, balconies, and patios for guests.

2 Thank marcia s
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Room was clean and comfortable. Room was up a flight of stairs. Breakfasts were great! Hosts were welcoming and accommodating. Witless Bay is about 20 - 25 minute drive from St John's and on the Irish Loop. Easy access to sites of St John's and Whale/Puffin tours.

Thank Debra M
Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Clean, very quiet, spacious room and bathroom. Comfortable bed, slept soundly. Lots of outlets to charges all of our electronic gadgets. Good breakfast. Nice location. Very friendly owners. Didn't see owners at all the entire afternoon, evening, night we checked in. They just left keys and registration cards for guests to fill in. Seemed a bit unusual, and proved to... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the picturesque community of Witless Bay on Route 10, Irish Loop Drive, our cozy, 3-1/2 star inn is pleased to offer you, beautifully furnished rooms complete with en-suites and private decks. Here you can gaze at the Atlantic Ocean - maybe catch a glimpse of a whale's tail as they play in the bay, or watch the colorful Atlantic Puffins dive for caplin. Close your eyes and enjoy the peaceful tranquility of the waves roaring to shore and crashing on the pebbled beach from your private deck. Bears Cove Inn is on the East Coast Trail overlooking the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve and only minutes away from many other attractions, including boat tours, skidoo trails, fishing and hunting area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bears Cove Inn

Address: 15 Bears Cove Road, Witless Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 1C0, Canada
Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Witless Bay
Price Range: $81 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Bears Cove Inn Witless Bay, Newfoundland
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