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Elaine's Bed and Breakfast By The Sea
Ranked #1 of 2 Witless Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 6, 2012

Elaine has created a perfect getaway in beautiful Witless Bay. From the homemade blueberry muffins and bakeapple jam (eggs cooked as we requested) in her gorgeous breakfast room overlooking the bay, to the clean, cozy rooms, we loved this place. Elaine made us feel comfortable and even prepared a large fire for us in her backyard firepit, so we could sit and relax. We stayed here on our first night in nfld and it was a lovely introduction to the newfie hospitality. We´ve stayed at many B&Bs before and my boyfriend has never really liked them.... but he loved staying here, which says a lot !

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Sheena B
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

This bed and breakfast is wonderful. It is located on Witless Bay. The view from our bedroom was wonderful. There is a separate sitting room for guests and the views there are grand too. Elaine and Danny are friendly and accommodating. There was a coffee/tea machine for anytime use.
Elaine served a hearty and delicious breakfast each morning. She fixed us an early breakfast on the day we left for the airport.
You can enjoy the lounge chairs on the lawn if you choose.

Room Tip: Our room was upstairs with a great view.
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  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank chellys
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Reviewed August 19, 2012

Never felt at home at Elaine's B and B. On arrival we were shown to our room and wished to relax there but the heat in the room was unbearable. No ceiling fan or portable fan to cool the room down. It was a hot week and any other B and B we visited that week offered us cold bottled water immediately on our arrival. The individual greeting us was preoccupied with watching TV , not taking the time to make us feel at home or suggesting to us what the area might have to offer. There was no outside lock on the door to our room so that we could lock our room when we left . After spending the following day travelling around we returned and found the bed not made up, no fresh towels for the following morning and then were greeted with a cold shower the next day. Breakfast and a decent view were the only saving factors that salvaged our two day stay there. Two many rooms in this house and noise from the kitchen was distracting. Left disapppointed and not impressed at all !

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank wferkranus
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

Elaine's B&B was the highlight of our trip. Beautiful accommodations with views of the ocean. Very quiet. Huge breakfasts. Warm and inviting hosts. Clean rooms and cozy beds. Huge home all with views of the ocean. Muffins at breakfast were to die for. Can't wait to return.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank DontStopExploring
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

This B&B offers 5 beautiful rooms, very clean, private baths, all wih views of the ocean. The sitting room, TV room, and breakfast room all have large windows with gorgeous views of the ocean. Just in front, they've set up chairs where you can lounge by the sea with a glass of wine, or by the fire. It's 5 minutes away from the boat tours to view the puffin colony and whale watching. Only about 30 min south of St. John's. Elaine's breakfast was the best we've seen: fresh fruit, freshly baked muffins, country eggs with bacon or ham, toast, coffee and juice. Everything fresh and delicious! Definitely recommend it!

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Uschi H
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Reviewed June 7, 2012

Elaine's Bed and Breakfast was the hightlight of our trip.
Our room was spotless and the bed so comfortable and very well appointed (at least til my husband broke the matching soap dish to the shower curtain) Elaine was more then gracious about this. Thank you Elaine.
Huge windows for a big ocean view.
Elaine will help with any itinerary planning you may need.
She is welcoming with a warm and friendly personality which is very important when you are staying a one's private home.
Lots of variety for breakfast including, cereal, fresh fruit, yogurt, homemade muffins, eggs (any style),toast, bacon,coffee, plenty of teas, juice. Does anyone eat this much at home?
Very centrally located for day trips.
Hope to return.
Thank you Elaine. Hugs.

Room Tip: All rooms a more then well appointed, all with an ocean view.
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank LtLNS
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Reviewed April 19, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights on a trip focused on taking whale- and puffin-watching tours of the Witless Bay Ecoreserve. Elaine's B&B was a convenient base for our travels.

Having stayed at numerous B&Bs around North America, I would rank Elaine's as average; by no means inadequate, but perhaps not as outstanding as readers might expect based on the TripAdvisor ratings. For example, unlike most other reviewers here, I wouldn't rate the breakfasts higher than average—they were perfectly acceptable, but not memorable.

We had a room with a king-sized bed and working fireplace. Be aware that the noise of other guests carries (the rooms are not sound-proofed), so this B&B may be a better choice for families than for couples seeking a romantic retreat.

Although our room and linens seemed clean enough, we were disappointed by the level of wear. One towel had a large bleach stain, and the edges of our bed's topsheet were frayed. Elaine herself was welcoming and laid-back, and no doubt had we asked for replacements she would have obliged. Nevertheless, these linens should really have been retired from service long before they reached this condition.

Although situated on a residential street, the B&B offers nice views.

  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank WMarkR
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Additional Information about Elaine's Bed and Breakfast By The Sea

Address: Witless Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 4K0, Canada
Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Witless Bay
Amenities:
Beach
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Witless Bay
Price Range: $52 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Elaine's Bed And Breakfast By The Sea Witless Bay, Newfoundland

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