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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights while working in Gander. Staff were friendly and helpful, and the room was clean and comfortable. The room had two large beds which didn't leave a lot of floor space. Bathroom appeared to be recently renovated and it was clean and in good working order. I didn't try the on-site restaurant, but there are many...

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Treena B, Assistant Manager at Albatross Hotel, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you were satisfied with your stay. Our restaurant does offer daily specials and we have a fantastic breakfast special for our hotel guests. Thank You for taking time to write a review, we truly appreciate it.

Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed here one night only. It is in a convenient location right off the Trans-Canada Highway. The room was clean and comfortable. The reception staff were friendly. This was the third time that we stayed here.

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Treena B, Assistant Manager at Albatross Hotel, responded to this review

We thank you for the positive review of our hotel, it is very much appreciated. We hope to see you again soon.

St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This hotel is under renovations, which are LONG overdue. For that, I am thankful. The check in staff were great. They were friendly and helpful. However, the room itself and the journey to get there is far less than ideal. I will likely not stay here again until the renovations are complete. There is exposed construction that seems unsafe. The...

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Treena B, Assistant Manager at Albatross Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate any feedback we receive. We are currently working very hard to complete our construction as safely and as quickly as possible. We are working with Occupational Health and Safety and requirements are being met in the renovation process. Hopefully, when the renovations are complete, the trek to the room will become much shorter....

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, canada
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My, Wife, Son had a wonderful stay at the Albatross while on vacation. We would not hesitate to tell our friends thjat when they are traveling in Newfoundland to check out this wonderful Hotel The room was clean and the beds very comfortable . Try out this Motel on your next visit to Gander.

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Cory A, Marketing Manager at Albatross Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review. So happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Albatross and thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. I hope that the rest of your stay in Gander was also enjoyable and I hope that we will see you again soon.

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Three of us stayed here Saturday night after a long ferry ride and an even longer drive. On arrival the front desk lady was helpful and very pleasant. Our check in was seamless and our room was as advertised. It's an older hotel but the room was clean and the beds were very comfortable. Breakfast at the hotel restaurant was...

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Treena B, Assistant Manager at Albatross Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to review our hotel. As always, we are committed to making our guests as comfortable as we can during their stay. We hope to see you again soon

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 16 October 2016

There was a swim meet in town so we were hunting for a place to eat. The Albatross' restaurant was one of few decent places in town. It wasn't bad and it wasn't good; it was just average. It's a throwback to the past in decor and menu, well past its prime.

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Treena B, Assistant Manager at Albatross Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate any feedback we receive from our customers.

TheSands at Grace Bay
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel was very clean and the beds were very comfortable however there were two ice machines, one out of service and one with no ice. My sister went to bar and the server managed to scrounge up a little ice. The two glasses in room were child size, there was no fridge, no microwave. Breakfast was provided but we had...

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Treena B, Assistant Manager at Albatross Hotel, responded to this review

Thank You for your review. We are terribly sorry about the inconvenience you had with the ice machine, currently we are under renovations and had to shut our water off a few times. When we do that it sometimes takes a little while for our ice machines to refill. All of our breakfast promotions with room packages does not include...

Corner Brook, Canada
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Upon checking in we were asked for a credit card with is normal to put on file for incidentals or $300 cash for a deposit. My cards were in my suitcase but my mother had cash so we just used that. The room was filthy, all the furniture was full of dust and mildew around the tub. When we checked...

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Treena B, Assistant Manager at Albatross Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We apologize that you're stay was unsatisfactory as we strive to keep our guests as happy as possible when they visit our hotel. We hope that you will visit us again so we can offer you a more enjoyable experience.

Port Alberni, Canada
Reviewed 17 September 2016

As others have already stated, this hotel is in need of updating. The room was clean and in good repair but the common areas were shabby. Internet worked well. The staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. I thought the hotel was overpriced for the quality provided.

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Treena B, Assistant Manager at Albatross Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the positive comments, we apologize that you were not satisfied with some areas of the hotel. We appreciate your feedback and will take your suggestions into consideration. Hopefully we will see you again in the near future

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Pros: Staff were super nice and very helpful in trying to help us troubleshoot our internet connection (even though it eventually turned out we were too far away from the router). Beds were comfortable. Room was clean. Cons: The stairwell was under renovations for a new elevator, however, it still needed to be cleaner - cracker crumbs were mixed with...

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Treena B, Assistant Manager at Albatross Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here, we appreciate the comments that our staff was friendly and helpful, as we thrive to meet any customer needs that we can. We apologize that your breakfast was not satisfactory, the breakfast voucher is offered with specific room rates; however, we do offer a breakfast special for guests not...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Albatross Hotel

Address: 114 Trans Canada Hwy | P.O. Box 450, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador A1V 1P8, Canada
Region: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Gander
Price Range: €97 - €113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Albatross Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 89
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Lunenburg, Canada
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“Try to get a room on the back of hotel when it is quieter away from traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles pansyf2016, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room close to the router if you want Wi-fi.”
 of 5 bubbles RoapTripper3081, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Overpriced, good for one night only stay!”
 of 5 bubbles Brehank, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A great place to stop for the road weary traveler, try to get a room closer to the entrance otherwise it's a bit of a hike!”
 of 5 bubbles katemN2501BV, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check your room to see if wi-fi works”
 of 5 bubbles DanB970, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
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