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Hit the snooze button, snuggle up, and enjoy yourself at one of these delightful B&Bs in the St. John’s area.

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The Bayside Bed & Breakfast

Wake up to the smell of the sea air, enjoy fresh coffee, and hear whales splashing around in your backyard at The Bayside Bed & Breakfast. A seat in the dining room provides a sweeping view of the ocean which overlooks Bay de Grave and extends well beyond, to Bell Island and Cupids.

Located only minutes from Bay Roberts, an hour outside of St. John’s, Bayside Bed & Breakfast provides all the comforts of home while you explore the spectacular east coast of Newfoundland.

What others had to say:

You’ve got to go! Breakfast and the optional dinner was delicious. The rooms were very comfortable with a stunning view of the bay below where we spotted whales and a highly educated seagull (Bob). We wouldn’t hesitate to return on our next trip!

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George House Heritage Bed & Breakfast

When you think of Newfoundland, brightly coloured houses often come to mind, and the historical George House will not disappoint. Built in 1885, the Lloyd George House of Dildo is a landmark in the community. Overlooking the fishing village and harbour below, this bright home will leave you feeling immersed in Newfoundland history and culture.

Located just 50 minutes from St. John’s on the Baccalieu Trail, it is an ideal place for travellers who wish to experience wildlife adventures and explore the beauty of the Avalon.

What others had to say:

“Lots of little touches make this a 5 star B&B. The bed was very comfortable with lovely linens. Now the best part, breakfast! We woke to fresh baked croissants, muffins, biscuits followed by an omelet and sausage, presented to us right down to elegantly cut fruit.”

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The Rendell-Shea Manor

The East End is distinctly St. John’s and a great place to start your Newfoundland experience.

This wonderfully-preserved historic downtown home is in an ideal location, close to local shops, coffee houses and craft stores. Water Street, Duckworth Street, The Battery, Bannerman Park, and The Rooms are just a short walk away from The Rendell-Shea Manor!

What others had to say:
Our experience from beginning to end was truly enjoyable; with all the comforts of home. Clean and nostalgic accommodations blended the modern NL with its historic past. The location of the manor was perfect for exploring all of St. John’s which we did by foot. We would definitely recommend the Rendell-Shea as a highlight of a trip to NL.

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Elaine's B&B By the Sea

Where icebergs and whales cross paths lies the coastal escape of Elaine’s B&B. Breathe in the fresh sea air from Elaine’s panoramic deck that overlooks the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, which is home to millions of seabirds including the Atlantic Puffin. During the day, explore the area by walking the nearby East Coast Trail which offers spectacular scenery as it winds along the shoreline.

Nestled on the banks of the Atlantic Ocean, Elaine’s B&B is located on the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland, only a 30 minute drive from the capital, St. John’s.

What others had to say:

“As you sit and eat your breakfast you will see humpback whales spouting in the distance. Elaine is the perfect hostess. We also took their zodiac trip into the bay to see the whales up close and also go to see thousands of birds that nest on the island at the head of the bay.”

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Cantwell House

Watching the sunset over St. John’s harbour with a glass of wine from the 3rd floor balcony is one of the best ways to end a day in town! Cantwell House is a historic Southcott style home, built in 1893. Located in the heart of downtown St. John’s, this charming B&B is in an ideal location with downtown shops, renowned restaurants, and even George Street just a short walk away.

Catch the morning sunrise and enjoy a delicious breakfast featuring local favourites before you start your day in St. John’s.

What others had to say:

“I’ve stayed at Cantwell house on four different occasions and been in several different rooms, and I’ve enjoyed my stay every time! Best of all is the view from the balcony and shared sitting room on the third floor; you can’t find a better view of the harbour anywhere in town!”

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Winsor House B & B

After the owners of Winsor House vacationed in St John’s, they loved it so much they packed up their bags and moved here. Embracing the culture, fresh salt air, people, music, and food, their hope is to share their love for St. John’s and Newfoundland with their guests. Heading out for a walk or a hike? Why not take along their Cape Kit? It includes a picnic lunch, two lawn chairs, coffee, and a blanket so that you can sit, relax, and enjoy the scenery.

Located in the downtown heritage district of St John’s, this Edwardian home is only 8 kms from the airport making it easy for you to explore the town with or without a rental vehicle.

What others had to say:

“We loved everything about our stay at the Winsor House! The room was plenty big with an ensuite and the breakfast was exquisite! Lesa and Gery are so relaxed to talk with, it felt like we had known them for years and they come with a wealth of knowledge about the downtown area. We loved our stay, will be back again!”

Published: March 21, 2019