Quality Hotel Harbourview
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Another adventure is about to begin. This has been a long day after getting up at 3am this morning so we could leave for the airport by 4am for our 6am flight. But, after 9 hours of traveling, we have made it to St. John's, Newfoundland. We got in around 5pm Newfoundland time which is 2 1/2 hours ahead of time at home. Yes, you read that right, 2 1 …
We got an early start today so we could drive the hour to Elliston and beat the crowds to see the puffins. And it was worth it!!! At first the puffins were across a little inlet and you couldn't get great close up shots. Darrell had told us the puffins would be right at our feet, so I was a little disappointed. It was still enjoyable sitting there …
This morning we got to meet our fellow travelers. There are only 9 of us and it looks like we are going to have a great group. On our trip we have Jean Wallace from Calgary, Pam Brandt from Calgary, Bob and Susan Potter from Sacramento, Holly and Dale Scott from Manitoulin Island in Ontario, our guide Darrell Penney and us. We left our hotel early …
... before that. The harbour has really steep sides so it would be a very safe port in any storm. Whenever I think of Cabot I think of the "Ghost and Mrs Muir". Was he Sebastian Cabot? Anyway that is the picture I have in my head of John Cabot.
Had another bad night’s sleep. My bed is right near a window. My head is about a foot from it. We left the window opened as I went off to sleep. I awoke to something on my sheets. I thought at first ...
... highway besides the Trans Canada that had a higher speed limit than 50! It was hilly but nice and straight in line.
On Castle Hill are the remains of Fort Royal and Gaillardin Redoubt. For a reasonable fee, there was a museum to look through and then a self-guiding tour outside with headphones. The St. John’s weather had predicted rain for today but although it was mostly cloudy, there ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsQuality Hotel Harbourview St. John's
This is an older hotel, but comfortable. Great restaurant. Close to historic downtown.
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