Alcove Suites & Chalet

19 Colonial St., St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, A1C 3M9, Canada | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. John's

Downtown St. John's and Wedding Prep.

A travel blog entry by cillapitcher


... has character. 'Downtown' is contained within the length of St. John's harbour, and goes about three streets back. Quite different to any other city I've been to.

Our first stop was a small pharmacy ('drugstore') where we found some more souveniers. Then to 'Second Cup' (a cafe) for a frozen hot chocolate and free wifi (Fliss hadn't had breakfast). Andrew had dropped us downtown on his way to work and Jules planned to pick us up after her work at around ...

Welcome to Saint John's

A travel blog entry by cillapitcher


... Arctic Fox, Barn Owls etc. You would've loved this place Nome!

We enjoyed a picnic lunch before heading off to Middle Cove Beach. It was nothing like our beaches really, pebbles instead of sand, and straight Atlantic Ocean, so cold no one could swim! Sandcastles: a distinct impossibility!

After the nature park we headed to DQ's (Dairy Queen). The best ice cream store ever apparently. Now everything around here is measured by it's distance from DQ's! In ...

Along came Nevil. Day 858.

A travel blog entry by bri74


... Newfoundlanders.
The Baymen came out in his Sou' Wester and clutching onto an oar. He kept banging his oar on the floor to get everyone to be quiet while he did his speech. A small gang of pricks kept talking over him and he eventually told the guy to "shut the **** up" right to his face, which I found highly amusing.
We each got given a piece of 'Newfoundland steak' which is part of the 'ceremony'. It's basically a piece of Spam on a stick ...

A Calmer day

A travel blog entry by joyb48


It was nice to wake to a calmer morning and blue skies. The wind is still chilly but we still managed to sit outside for brekkie. It gets a bit boring at times during the sea days but that is our own fault as there is always a choice of things to do. Elinor and I tried out a shellac manicure as a trial for Simone's wedding. Garry and I managed a turn around the deck as they say. Nice to get fresh air even if it is a bit windy. Drinks and dinner to follow of ...

A Tale of Two Books OR Dumb and Dumber

A travel blog entry by kveeti


... way home). They didn’t have my format but said that Coles in Avalon Mall did. At the line-up at the checkout, a local woman started in with friendly chatter to us the whole time.

Avalon Mall was right down the street, so we went there. The parking lot was absolutely packed! It was wall to wall cars, the kind you only see at Christmas in Winnipeg, where you have to follow shoppers to their car for a spot. Why ...

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This hotel, located in the Downtown area of St. John's, is near The Rooms, George Street, Basilica of St. John the Baptist, and Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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