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Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Do not conjure the typical image of "resort" when booking here. It is so NOT that...in a good way! It is kind of like visiting your dear aunt or grandmother. It feels like you've wandered back in time somehow to a simpler, kinder, less manicured and pretentious era. Much of that atmosphere is to the credit of Gary with his...

Thank Cynthia M
Brighton, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for something that is very much a Newfoundland tradition this is the place to go. Good old fashion menu served by great people. Staff were always helpful. If you looking a quiet and restful place this is it. You get great value for your money and the best views.

Thank Don-Olga
Newfoundland, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We recently visited Woody Island with a family group. Excellent home cooked food with homemade bread and toutons second to none. Something for everyone, hikes, boating, bird watching -the bald eagles were very active and visible. Bring along some binoculars. On the hike we found a ragged fringed orchid which I have never seen before. After a supper of delicious...

1Thank Hutch662016
Newfoundland, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Friendly hosts, very laid back schedule. Accommodations are solid, and the location can't be beat. Traditional NL entertainment is a high point. Food is authentic outport Newfoundland style, and is excellent. They pack in 4 meals (including a picnic on a beach), overnight accommodations, an extensive boat tour with history lessons, and entertainment - all in just over 30 hours....

Thank TheNLDoc
Clarke's beach Newfoundland
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We were first time visitors to Woody Island... From the moment you arrive in Garden Cove, until you return you feel the welcome warmth from all the staff! This is one of those trips you take that you can't help but feel you are truly welcome here. The food is excellent and the surroundings are great. The entertainment is very...

Thank 21dennis
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome food and service ! Beautiful surroundings ! Great entertainment!! From old fashioned Newfounland style dining to a cook out on the beach with live entertainment ...it was truly a real Newfoundland experience!!!

Thank Djen12
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I spent 2 days and 1 night here and thoroughly enjoyed the resort and everything it offered starting and ending with the boat rides to and from the resort. The staff couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. They make you feel like you have known them forever. The resort takes you back to a time when...

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Between the staff, the food and the entertainment, we couldn't of had a better time anywhere else. The beautiful scenery, the stunning water and the weather was perfect. Highly recommend this place to anyone who was/is considering a visit. Not only do you have to travel to the island by boat, you will also get a tour around the islands...

Thank sherrystamp
Reviewed 6 August 2016

If you want a true Newfoundland experience, Woody Island is the place to come. Bring an empty stomach and your dancing shoes. The staff, food, and entertainment was top notch. True Newfoundland cuisine: homemade bread, pea soup, toutons (with molasses), and fried fish. The staff were friendly and so accommodating. Gary Pomroy, captain, guide and musician on the side was...

Thank JudyM1994
Reviewed 4 August 2016

From the minute we boarded the boat until we disembarked, the entire trip was fantastic...wonderful hosts, delicious food (especially homemade bread, pea soup, toutons, fish!!), authentic Newfoundland kitchen party, beach boil up, very clean accommodations, very friendly staff...even shopped at 'the mall"...perfect two days. Thanks for making this a memorable holiday! Can't wait to go back!

1Thank Marjorie P

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Resort is located on Woody Island in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland on the Avalon Peninsula. Woody Island Resort's uniqueness lies in the fact that you can experience just about every attraction that Newfoundland has to offer - all at one location. This quaint outport fishing village once boasted a population of 400 before government resettlement forces residents to relocate elsewhere in the province. Today Woody Island is home to mainly summer residents and their families who come back to pursue the fishery and relax in their former home village. Tourists also visit the island to take part in the many attractions that Woody Island has to offer including, breathtaking scenery, comfortable accommodations, delicious meals, Newfoundland "kitchen party", boat tour with beach picnic, and a wide variety of activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woody Island Resort

Address: Woody Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Region: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Woody Island
Price Range: ₹ 10,574 - ₹ 11,938 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“There in no bad room in the resort! You will only spend 7 hours in your room from 12am-7am!”
 of 5 bubbles M1857TPbrianp, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles waynet573, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We found the guest house nearest the water excellent as it has a patio overlooking he water.”
 of 5 bubbles 21dennis, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms offer view of the beautiful Harbour”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Well worth a visit and if you can do more than 1 night, go for it - be sure to book or you will not get a spot.”
 of 5 bubbles 857dougc, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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