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Harbourside Motel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“picnic tables”(13 reviews)
“great location”(30 reviews)
“flowerpot island”(22 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
We are conveniently located on picturesque Little Tub Harbour. We are the closest motel to the Chi-Cheemaun ferry dock and just steps away from the downtown section of Tobermory. We have thirty-six units with a variety of water views and facilities, including some with kitchenettes. All...
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24 Carlton Street | Ontario, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
15 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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All reviewspicnic tablesgreat locationflowerpot islandthe blue herontub harbourpull out couchwould definitely stay here againlawn overlookingroom was cleanshops and restaurantsfoodland grocery storechi cheemaunan extra nightliterally stepsstayed here for one nightair conditioningbar fridge
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very clean motel. Friendly, helpful staff. It was great being walking distance to all the restaurants and shops. When the kids went to slee, we sat outside the room and looked at the boats and people watched. Wish the fridge was bigger. Highly recommend!

Thank Siobhan M
Response from BlueHeronCo, Project Coordinator at Harbourside MotelResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review Siobhan M!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very happy to get a discount for booking the boat trip and the hotel together and they made it easy to arrange. Excellent decor in the room which made a relatively small space feel very modern and comfortable. Excellent bed and facilities. Would happily return.

Thank latte-lover
Response from BlueHeronCo, Project Coordinator at Harbourside MotelResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your excellent rate and review latte-lover! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the bed and facilities. Thank you for the kind words and we look forward to seeing you when you return back to the Harbourside Motel!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about this motel is the location. Very close to boat docks. Rooms and bathrooms are somewhat small, but clean. We had a king size bed what took up most of the room, but was very comfortable. However, bring an extension cord 'cause...More

Thank Paula S
Response from BlueHeronCo, Project Coordinator at Harbourside MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review Paula. We are glad to hear that your room was clean and you had a very comfortable sleep. Unfortunately, due to the age of the building, we do not have plugs in the bathroom in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are small, but not terrible. The bathroom is small and awkward. We paid extra to have an air conditioned room. It seemed to work when we went to bed, but did not turn on for more than 2 min a few times through...More

1  Thank Patricia D
Response from BlueHeronCo, Project Coordinator at Harbourside MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us Patricia. We apologize that your A/C unit was not working properly, and resulted in a bad sleep. Guest comfort is important to us and every year in the off-season we work on upgrades. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 4 nights here, and honestly it was amazing. Great view, we got a kitchenette room and it was fully stocked. Right near the happening of tobermory and right near the dock for the boat tours. I even left my notebook behind and I...More

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Response from BlueHeronCo, Project Coordinator at Harbourside MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review! Were so pleased to hear that you had such an amazing stay with us at the Harbourside motel and enjoyed all that we have to offer and that you got your notebook back!

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We are conveniently located on picturesque Little Tub Harbour. We are the closest motel to the Chi-Cheemaun ferry dock and just steps away from the downtown section of Tobermory. We have thirty-six units with a ...More variety of water views and facilities, including some with kitchenettes. All units have cable TV, electric heat and several have air conditioning. (Please note that only the rooms specified have Air Conditioning.) The Harbourside Motel has several patio areas where you can enjoy watching the hustle and bustle of Little Tub Harbour. Enjoy a picnic under our shade trees or soak up the sun as you lounge in one of the motel's many wooden chairs. Blue Heron Cruises tour boats leave from the same property. Blue Heron Cruises offers glass-bottom and jet boat cruises of the Shipwrecks in Big Tub Harbour and tours though Fathom Five National Marine Park. Less
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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moranna
14 July 2017|
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Response from jkrushelnicki | Reviewed this property |
ask the hotel, not a reviewer!
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Candy X
29 June 2017|
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Response from jkrushelnicki | Reviewed this property |
They are open, but may be booked up. I suggest looking for available rooms! This time of year is, well, busy......!
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"If you're going on the boat trip to Chimney Island, get the hotel discount coupon. (or Vice versa.)"
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"Have to get a water view"
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"Choose a harbour view room!"
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"We were in room 8. It was good. 2 beds, sliding door to front lawn.. Parked right in front of room"
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