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Best Western Inn On The Bay

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1800 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5RI Canada
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 10 hotels in Owen Sound
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Located in Owen Sound, Ontario, Best Western Inn on the Bay is a hotel that specializes in providing excellent service with an English style property that shows a panoramic view of Georgian Bay. Friendly staff, clean rooms, full-service restaurant, pet-friendly rooms help make this the perfect Owen Sound hotel! Enjoy a meal or a beverage in our full-service restaurant and sit outside on our patio overlooking Georgian Bay if the weather permits. We are an ideal Owen Sound venue for weddings and conferences. With big windows that give off the bright natural light, unlimited menu options specializing in handling dietary restrictions and fully customizable layouts, we have the perfect place for your next event. The hotel is located less than 10 minutes away from beautiful waterfalls in Owen Sound. Parks, hiking trails and the white sands of Sauble Beach are all a short drive from the hotel. You can explore the Bruce or take a day trip to Tobermory conveniently from this location. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy this beautiful area from Owen Sound and we are an ideal substitute for Wiarton hotels, Sauble Beach hotels or even Tobermory hotels
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Kids stay free
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Electric vehicle charging station
Parking
Wifi
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Room service
Telephone
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Bridal suite
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English
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glennlist wrote a review 13 May
Ontario, Canada2 contributions
This hotel is clean and has an excellent view of the harbour/water in summer months. A great place to stop on your business trips or family stays. I will not hesitate to use this hotel on my next business trip to this area and will consider when travelling in the area for pleasure.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Woodchucker wrote a review Apr 2021
Bath, United Kingdom12 contributions
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We have stayed at this hotel on several occasions since January and found the staff to be accommodating and the hotel to be comfortable. Now the weather has improved (much to the snowmobilers chagrin!) walking in the hotel vicinity is very pleasant. Food in the restaurant (Bishops Landing) has improved in quality and selection courtesy of Ami Leclaire , the Executive chef. It is nice to see the General Manager helping out from time to time.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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NorthFIREindustries wrote a review Apr 2021
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I had a very negative experience at another local hotel (Travelodge Owen Sound) and I ended up leaving 40 minutes after I checked in. I booked at the Best Western on the Bay and immediately upon arrival was impressed by the location and the hotel itself. Ken was a wonderful person from beginning to end. The food was great, fairly priced and convenient. I will come back here every time. Definitely worth the money.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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459nicolecampbell wrote a review Apr 2021
Owen Sound, Canada1 contribution
We were treated respectfully by all staff, accommodation was private and cleaner. Food and servers were amazing. Beautiful view, brilliant landscape. A great taste of Grey Bruce. Make your stay convenience and comfortable.
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Abhishek S wrote a review Mar 2021
Brampton, Canada3 contributions1 helpful vote
The vending machine was not vending the water or pepsi. I asked the front desk lady (one with the glasses), who told me to go to the restaurant to pay for water. Really???? for water??? There is no consistency in the service and response..the gentleman on the front desk offered my bottles of water. I am very disappointed in the response from the lady mentioned above.
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PRICE RANGE
US$85 - US$165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western inn on the bay hotel owen sound, best western owen sound, owen sound best western, inn on the bay
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
BEST WESTERN Inn On The Bay
LOCATION
CanadaOntarioGrey CountyOwen Sound
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Best Western Inn On The Bay
Which popular attractions are close to Best Western Inn On The Bay?
Nearby attractions include Owen Sound Marine-Rail Museum (1.1 km) and Harborside Market & Collectables (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Best Western Inn On The Bay?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Best Western Inn On The Bay?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Best Western Inn On The Bay?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Best Western Inn On The Bay?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Best Western Inn On The Bay?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bishop's Landing Restaurant and Lounge, Grey's Boot & Blade, and Mudtown Station.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Best Western Inn On The Bay?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Best Western Inn On The Bay?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Best Western Inn On The Bay?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Best Western Inn On The Bay offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.