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Waterview on The Bay
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Wiarton
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Nicely maintained family-owned property. View from room was breathtaking. Room (301) was of moderate size but did accommodate two queen beds and a fridge. 3-5 minute drive to Tim Horton and other restaurants. Room had AC and fireplace. Room had mid-sized LED TV & VCR/DVD player with access to movies. Property has access to beach and play area for kids. Similar properties on Priceline would be 2 Star properties with average customer satisfaction rating of 8.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

So, the view from the room is breathtaking!! To be fair, we were here in October so no pool access and a wet weekend so no walks to the beach. The room is cozy and clean, but no instructions to use the fireplace and no on switch to be found. The jacuzzi and shower are in the bedroom, but that was ok. The price felt high for what we got, but close access to local activities was nice. The whole building could use updating but I read there are new owners so they may be working on this. Only stairs to access upper balcony rooms so pack lightly!!

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Waterview Inn 10/3- 10/6/17. The property and scenery are stunning. Lovely beach and many different gardens to sit, sun and enjoy. We had a stunning private balcony on the third floor with Queen bed and jacuzzi
The new owners are in the process of remodeling all rooms. Rooms are a bit small and no closets. Several restaraunts in town one mile away. No good walking off the property but plenty of hiking trails up and down the Bruce Peninsula.
We are not busy city folks, so we really enjoyed the privacy. Waterview and many places in the Bruce Peninsula are very dog friendly.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Jane G
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

It’s better than a motel but it’s not quite a hotel. Waterview by the Bay has fairly recently undergone new ownership. There isn’t a lot of choice in the Wiarton area but this is a good one. Beautiful location with a large, heated outdoor pool (we were there in late August and the temperature of the pool was very comfortable) as well as a lovely private beach. Rooms are clean and well maintained. Owners are friendly, helpful and accommodating. Even though our second floor room backed onto the highway we did not hear road noise and the view from the balcony was delicious. Our room had a gas fireplace. Nice touch! Just a short drive into town, the Waterview is a great base from which to explore the area. No elevators to the second floor rooms so if you have mobility issues you’ll want the first floor or cottage. The new owners are doing a great job of breathing new life into this lovely property. We would return and recommend to friends.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

I was travel to Georgian bay,to Lion head and Tubermory....but very tired and deside stay some place and stay over night ...Good luck ! Just one place on small city Resort Waterview on the Bay resort....
This place suprise .. property near water ,good private beach,outdoor activity,rent kijak,relaxed atmospher,good rooms,Friendly DOG place!I was travel with my dog,hospitality family owner and like you come to visit your frends...sunset beatiful on the send beach....
This place good for friends and family with kids or retirement people ,or fichermen.
Evening you have outside fair place with wood ,your own barbegue place if you on cottage place

In the morning I change my plan...I was take boath crouse South Bruse Peninsula,department from Olifant goverment dock,on lake Huron,recoment by owner hotel,30min to drive from this place and we on Huron !We have tour for 2hours ,enjoyed conversation with boath driver ,learn about history,geography ....islands vertical beatifull!

I very happy discovery this smal resort and recomend people stop in this place...
Good luck!

Room Tip: Good room on 3rd floor but I was stay on 1floor and happy ...price different and cottages very good...
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Thank Victoria G
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Additional Information about Waterview on The Bay

Address: 501205 Grey Road 1 | Rr 1, Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Bruce County > Wiarton
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Wiarton
Price Range: ₹ 4,819 - ₹ 5,024 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterview on The Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Waterview is a 4-acre waterfront resort/motel located on the shores of Georgian Bay minutes from the town of Wiarton on the beautiful Bruce Peninsula. There is a variety of rooms to choose from, some even have fireplaces and in-room Jacuzzis with private decks - all overlooking the bay, add a heated in ground outdoor pool, fully equipped banquet hall for special events such as weddings, evening bonfires, and hosts that go out of their way to please! ... more   less 
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