We usually plan our trips sufficiently to make reservations for hotels before we leave home. This time, we did not do that because we did not decide how long we were going to spend in transit and how much time we would stay at any particular location. We stumbled onto this hotel just occupying the same building as the terminal for ferry service to Labrador. We’ve never stayed at an economy hotel that came close to the great service we received at the motel. The rooms were standard fare, except the water pressure was far greater than available about anywhere in the U.S. these days. It almost blew me out of the shower and that experience alone was worth the price of a room. The motel includes a full service restaurant and both establishments are owned and operated by eight women, who also make up nearly all of the staff, from cook to desk clerk, to housekeeping and laundry. We stayed there an extra day, partly to catch a ferry to Labrador a day later, but also to enjoy the great service here. Example: We toured the northwest corner of the Newfoundland Island on our only full day there and we arrived back at the motel about 20 minutes after the restaurant had closed. We asked about the availability of other local restaurants and were instead offered a hot meal prepared at the motel restaurant. The ladies didn’t mind sticking around long enough to prepare a good meal for us, and at the same price. Stay here – you will not be sorry.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Closest Accommodation to the Labrador Ferry. Your choice of beds: Double, Queen and King size are all available. We welcome your pets and all rooms include include wireless internet, cable TV and a coffee maker. In addition to all major credit cards, cash and Interac we also accept US Dollars. ... more less
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