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BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I came here a few times for business. The staff were all fantastic, but the room was very dated. The hotel and the dining room were overpriced, so I would head elsewhere in town for dinner or lunch. It is a nice view to be on the bay. I would get a room on the first floor, if you have...

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi LA_T2012, I would like to thank you for coming back to this hotel when you travel to Owen Sound on business. Returning guests are very important to any business and we appreciate it. When you stayed here, I am glad that you noticed our efforts in cleanliness and excellent customer services. These are the features we are so well...

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Best Western Inn on the bay is an excellent hotel located right across the bay where you will get a beautiful view. The service is excellent, the rooms are very clean and with lots of space, very comfortable! We had a king sized bed, the room also had a separate sitting area where there was a pull out bed as...

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi WMazuera, Thank you for posting such a wonderful review of our hotel. We are very fortunate to have this waterfront location for our guests to enjoy. There are many different suite options to choose from so everyone can have the perfect accommodations to suit them. I am glad that you enjoyed the king suite and hope that you will...

Traverse City, United States
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This hotel offers a great restaurant with a diverse menu and quality food. They are extremely accommodating for all food allergies. I would highly recommend having dinner in the lobby restaurant if you are staying or not even staying at the hotel. If Andrea is working-you will get nothing short of top-notch service!

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Michelle H, Thank you for taking the time to post such positive feedback for our hotel and restaurant. We have a lot of pride in the quality of product offered here and the beautiful views are an easy bonus! I am very proud of Andrea's dedication and performance here although we do have several fantastic servers that would be...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I have not stayed at many Best Westerns, but I was impressed with this one in Owen Sound. Stayed 2-nights as part of a wedding block of rooms (wedding was not at the hotel). Our room in the 3rd floor with 2 queen beds and a fireplace was fairly spacious and the bed was comfortable. Everything was clean and in...

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Mike C, I am glad that you enjoyed your experience at our fine hotel. We often receive compliments about being one of the better Best Western's and appreciate that fact that our efforts pay off. We strive to be better than the average hotel at every point in a guest's stay and I am happy to see that you...

London, Ontario
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were on a fall get away and stopped at Owen Sound midway. My husband was sick so stayed in the hotel. The staff on check in and out were professional. The front desk was great to assist me in getting around in Owen Sound. As it has an interesting street system, to say the least... Didn't get to the...

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi meeze99, Thank you for posting such a nice review of our hotel. I am sorry to hear that your husband was ill during your stay but it is nice to know that you enjoyed your experience anyway. Hopefully you will have the opportunity to return again in the future to see more of what this beautiful area has to...

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean rooms and an ok restaurant sum up this hotel. Had a lunch and breakfast in their dining room and both meals were above average taste wise for a hotel. A little noisy at night but that was due to a couple of weddings winding down. Pricey, but that is because it really is the only decent hotel...

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Mac S, Thank you for taking the time to post this review of our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed interactions with our staff and multiple meals in our restaurant. We strive to be better than an average hotel in every aspect. Unfortunately, we did have a busy weekend with several wedding parties in house. We anticipate this...

Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights. The service was excellent - from the registration, to room service and restaurant service. A continental breakfast is included in the rate and there was a good choice of items. You could also order a la carte and had a $5 voucher towards your breakfast. Restaurant serves lunch and dinner as...

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Jason H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay, responded to this review

Hi Xxxxxxxxoi, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at our beautiful hotel. We are very well known for being the perfect base point while vacationers visit the Bruce Peninsula, Sauble Beach or even one of our five waterfalls in the area. Additionally, there are great golf courses and many other parks worth visiting while staying here. I can...

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We spent a memorable 6 nights here visiting family and this hotel was the perfect base for our stay. The room was clean, large and a huge bed which was very comfortable. Breakfast is a choice of continental buffet or $5 off the a la crate choices with the most expensive item being $9.99 -$5 , so good value and...

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Thank you for posting such positive feedback regarding your recent stay at our hotel. I am thrilled that you had such a wonderful and memorable experience here. Specifically, it is nice to see that you noticed the extra efforts from staff members around the hotel during your stay. They truly make the difference here when compared to any other establishment....

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Beautiful room, view of lake, Quiet location with lakeshore walking path, Reprints of Group of Seven paintings in hallways, local artist's work on display too. Hotel looks new inside and out, sits on large grounds that are very well kept. Likely the best hotel in Owen Sound. First rate restaurant decor and breakfast.

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Hi Edward C, Thank you for posting such wonderful feedback regarding your experience at our hotel. I am thrilled that you enjoyed the location, restaurant and general condition of this establishment. We pride ourselves on being the best choice in Owen Sound and work hard to maintain that. While we do not have a full size pool, many of our...

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Every person was great, at reception, service, restaurant and the room was stellar with a great view of the bay. The restaurant is a must, as the foof is excellent with great service. Also the surrounding area with a foot path by the water was very enjoyable It is the best place to stay in Owen Sound and the only...

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Hi Frank G. Thank you for posting this wonderful review of our hotel. The fact that you enjoyed such great interaction with all of our staff members is a true testament to their efforts. We have also put a lot of focus into making our restaurant a perfect place for any guest to dine. Our Chef's and wait staff work...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay

Address: 1800 2nd Avenue East | P O Box 516, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5RI, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Grey County > Owen Sound
Price Range: $163 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Best Western Inn On The Bay Hotel Owen Sound
Best Western Owen Sound
Owen Sound Best Western
Inn On The Bay
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