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The Thorndyke Bed and Breakfast

33 Water Street, Grand Bank, Newfoundland and Labrador A0E 1W0, Canada
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Reviewed 7 May 2012
Excellent Dinner and great conversation
Fourteen of us, heading to St. Pierre, were stranded in Grand... more
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Newfoundland
Reviewed 7 May 2012

Fourteen of us, heading to St. Pierre, were stranded in Grand Bank because the ferry was cancelled due to bad weather. They say, when you are given lemons - make lemonade! And that we did. Colleen, Glynn and Josh accommodated us for dinner at the spur of the moment. The prime rib was tender and delicious and the desserts, devine....

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Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Built in 1917, this is a quirky old house, with a few draughts here and there, especially in the en suite bathrooms. However, the welcome is warm, and the breakfast tasty. The owners were a bit vague on the ferries to St. Pierre, so do your own research beforehand. The Newfie ferry is tiny, and dives up and down on...

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Juneau, Alaska
Reviewed 3 December 2011

I stayed here three nights in August 2011. Colleen, Glynn & Josh couldn't be nicer folks. The Thorndyke is a beautiful, restored fishing captain house built in the early 20th Century. Very comfortable. Your hosts do whatever it takes to make it a first class experience - whether it's getting up and making breakfast sandwiches for the early ferry to...

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Turkey Point
Reviewed 19 October 2011

We stayed at the Thorndyke B&B Oct 9th and 10th and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. You know that your stay will be memorable from the moment that Colleen greets you at the door. The bed was like heaven, and along with the sound of the waves sleep was wonderful.Our hosts were just lovely and ready to impart information not only...

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Beaconsfield, Canada
Reviewed 14 September 2011

We stayed at the Thorndyke B & B in Sept. 2011 and had a great experience. Colleen and Glynn and oh yes, Sexy Josh (their son) were very gracious hosts. We were made to feel at home from the moment we stepped in. They were very informative and answered all our questions about the area and surrounding places. Glynn makes...

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Thank Carol J
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2011

We had the biggest bed ever seen! quiet night, warm welcome geat breakfast, Wish I could still be there.

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Stratford, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2011

We really loved the house, a victorian beauty restored lovingly and with wonderful details. The bedroom was absolutely charming with a canopy bed overlooking the water front and a huge ensuite bathroom decorated with a victorian flair, with modern facilties. Very nice and interesting hosts as well as the other couples we met at breakfast. We accepted a visit to...

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Toronto
Reviewed 14 August 2011

We stayed just one night as we were on our way to St. Pierre the next day, but there were other guests who were there for a whole week, and we could understand why they chose this place for as their temporary home while in the area. The house is full of charm and history. Our spacious, comfortable room faced...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2011

I stayed 7 nights at the Thorndyke while visiting my daughter in Grand Bank and it was a marvelous place to call home for a week. The house is historic, beautiful and charming with amazing ocean views - you may feel you have been transported to another world and time. Hosts Colleen and Glynn are very welcoming and friendly but...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2011

The hosts were fantastic! We enjoyed hearing about them and their lives. The visiting relatives- especially the owner's brother was friendly and helpful! The house was old with character and we also went up on the Widow's Walk. The breakfast was delicious and exceeded our expectations. If I ever go back to Grand Bank- I would definitely stay there again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Thorndyke Bed and Breakfast

Address: 33 Water Street, Grand Bank, Newfoundland and Labrador A0E 1W0, Canada
Region: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Grand Bank
Price Range: ₹ 4,865 - ₹ 5,633 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Thorndyke Hotel Grand Bank
The Thorndyke b&b
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“Rooms 2 and 3 have wonderful ocean views.”
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 of 5 bubbles TBryanB, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ask for ocean front room.”
 of 5 bubbles jcoffee37, 17 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Take heaps of rhubarb jam on the country bread at breakfast!”
 of 5 bubbles 5scheidemona, 1 Aug 2013 | Read review
“If you want to hear the ocean,ask for a room in front.”
 of 5 bubbles jbm1981, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
“No other places to eat in Grand Banks so have dinner in Marystown if unable to get a table at the Thorndyke's dinner room.”
 of 5 bubbles denisYUL, 18 Jun 2013 | Read review
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