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29 Aug 2017
“Not wat we expected”
31 Aug 2016
“Hikers' paradise!”
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We came with a lot of expectations after researching the website from Trail Connections, and talking to Elke Dettmer, founder and coordinator of Trail Connections and also owner of the Point East Guesthouse, where we stayed for 4 nights and started our Hiking trip in...More

7  Thank vanrijn2017
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Being hikers, we chose this accommodation specifically because it is on the renowned NF East Coast Hiking Trail and is owned by Dr Elke Dettmer whose work in establishing the Trail is widely recognized. We stayed for five nights and Elke’s services included all meals...More

1  Thank carolynemden
Reviewed September 28, 2014

This B&B is dedicated to hikers and avoids a lot of the fussiness often associated with B&B’s. No lace doilies here! What we did get was three hearty and nutritious meals every day, an excellent library of both fiction and materials relating to Newfoundland and...More

2  Thank Roberta J
Reviewed September 23, 2014

Elke is one of the founders and developers of the East Coast Trail. We signed up for the hikers special and got all three meals, plus transport to and from our hikes. With Elke's urging, we hiked all the trails north of St. John's. She...More

Thank Barb J
Reviewed August 31, 2014

Points East is a perfect place to enjoy a few days' hiking on the East Coast Trail. Elke picked us up promptly in St. John's, and had us on the trail to Cape St. Francis in no time. The home is modest and cozy, with...More

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"All three upstairs rooms share one bathroom. It worked out fine when we were there, but this might be more..."
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"Ask ahead if you want a private bathroom."
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"I liked the 1st floor front room. Although in the front of the house, I could still hear the waves crashing..."
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