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Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We found this motel to be very good. It was an interesting setup. Several rooms are in the 'house type' building with a common room for guests which includes a refrigerator. Obviously there is no management in house, so nobody to answer to if there were problems. Luckily, during our visit, there were none, but I had heard other reviewers...

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We do offer our valued guests/customers a wide variety of room options at different price points. Any of our guests with an issue or complaint is more than welcome to contact our front desk staff or if after hours, our night security. We do appreciate all comments. Thanks again!

Reviewed 15 October 2016

Found it hard to believe that such a small community could have such a spacious motel - with a theatre right next door. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Room overlooked the bay so was tempted to spend much time at the window. Would have no hesitation in recommending this motel to anyone traveling around this area.

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We strive to offer our valued customers/guests the very best in quality accommodations and service. Hope to see you again soon!

Ajax, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nice, older hotel bur very clean with very friendly and helpful staff. We ate all of our meals here during our 2-night stay and it was all uniformly good. Close to everything in Cow Head as everything else is, right next door to the theatre.

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are a family-owned property since 1972 and the owners are hands on and great Team Leaders. We strive to offer guests quality affordable accommodations. we do appreciate all comments and suggestions and hope to see you again in the future.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stayed for a single night, got in late and left early, so I can't say a ton about it. Really old motel, but very clean and in good shape. Friendly desk team, upgraded us though it was way too cloudy for us to enjoy our ocean view. Had a lively bar, but we didn't go in. Breakfast in the attached...

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Perhaps on your next visit you will be able to see more of what we have to offer. Looking forward to seeing you in the future!

Ontario
Reviewed 27 September 2016

What a great place! We had a motel room that backed onto the ocean. It had a grass backyard and a picnic table where we sat, had a drink and watched the beautiful scenery. The hotel staff were wonderful, and the owner mingled with the guests to ensure that you were having a great time and rectify any concerns one...

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We do make every effort to give our guests an enjoyable experience and we are so pleased that your stay lived up to that! Looking forward to seeing you again in the future!

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A bit older location,but clean and friendly.The staff and owner see too it that you are completely satisfied .The restaurant serves great meals with a magnificent view of the bay.It also features a pub with gaming machines.

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are constantly making improvements to our property and we do value your comments in that regard. Looking forward to seeing you in the future!

Pontardawe, , United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had 2 night stay with your group staff very friendly and helpful had a meal in restaurant was very good plenty of choice and staff were so friendly would well recommend this hotel and restaurant clean and friendly

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We have a great team which values our wonderful guests and customers. Looking forward to seeing you in the future!

Blind Bay, Canada
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed at the Shallow Bay Motel in their B and B unit after a long day of driving wet highways and it was a wonderful respite. There were a couple of bus tours staying there as well but we chose our times to avoid the group dining and got wonderful service and good food. There is nothing fancy here...

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are proud to offer guests a variety of accommodation options as well as price points and simple quality food in our family friendly restaurant. Looking forward to seeing you in the future!

upstate NY
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Huge buses stop here and their tourists take over the dining rooms and suck down the Internet bandwidth. Our room was on the second floor of the annex building across the street. It was adequate but small and older. I would not stay here again if I could get a room in a b and b or a quieter hotel,...

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is true that we do cater to both groups and individual guests and that our internet service is limited. We are attempting to secure better wifi service through a new provider. It has been a challenge to say the least! We are hoping to have this resolved by summer of 2017. As regards the...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Gros Morne National Park is a world class destination, and the place to base your visit has to be the Shallow Bay Motel. The season is short and the location remote, so your accommodation expectations should be for a classic motel and cabins, but the good restaurant with ocean view and the very credible theatre next door make for a...

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Shall0wBay, Guest Relations Manager at Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We make every effort to offer guests an enjoyable experience however, rooms in the main building do tend to sell first as one would expect. Our staff is first class and there to help in any way. Perhaps you'll visit us again in the sun this time! Cheers!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of Gros Morne National Park. Home of Gros Morne Theatre Festival, live theatre May - September. Minutes away from breathtaking scenery--Western Brook Fjords Pond boat tour, Shallow Bay Beach, and 18-hole golf course. 84 units--many in room comforts. Our facility offers--free Wireless Internet, Restaurant, Outdoor heated pool, Hot Tub, Sauna, Exercise Room, Gift Shop, ATM and Laundromat. Combining the amenities of a 3.5* motel with luxurious oceanfront rooms. 2 Exits--North & South (drive through community). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins

Address: 193 Main Street | P.O. Box 44, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada
Region: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Gros Morne National Park > Cow Head
Price Range: $128 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins 3*
Number of rooms: 84
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“One overlooking the bay.”
  • Sea, sky and a little land - what could be more relaxing?
yvonned899, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have ocean virws”
kestrels666, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms backing on the ocean are lovely, with walkouts to your grass back yard and million dollar ocean views.”
OntarioPilot, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Reqest bay view room.”
0605carl1941, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We used the Bed and Breakfast, not sure about cottages or motel rooms.”
peterbO9349ZJ, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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