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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick drink prior to having dinner across the street. Great tap, bottle and can list, well stocked bar and very friendly service. Really liked the atmosphere and a fun place to people watch. On the to do list for dinner later in the week!

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Ottawa
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were very happy with the communications we had with Sully concerning this off site apartment. All the details of this property are very well thought out. The location, decor, furniture and bed were 10/10. Waking up in the morning with the view of Signal Hill was such a treat! You can walk easily to the bustling downtown of St... More 

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant in the middle of town. A bit noisy, however. Prices are on the high side and service is slow. Dinner for six for example was $400 Canadian. Food is good, however. It's worth at least one visit while you are in St. John's.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Best chowder I have ever had. Period. Lobster roll was outstanding too. Manager and server were so polite and attentive. They even took us on a tour of the boutique hotel that is attached to the resto. Cod tacos were a stand out as well! Can't miss this place.

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I’ve been to Blue on Water several times and this restaurant continues to meet my expectations. I have been to Blue for brunch and lunch, so my comments will reflect those experiences. Atmosphere: Casual, relaxed, friendly staff and pretty typical service/wait time. Food: I’ve only ever had the smoked salmon bagel and seafood chowder (appetizer) + steak and fries (main).... More 

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This was our first impression of Newfoundland as we drove in from the airport. Very lively scene on the ground floor on Water Street with the bar and restaurant. We hesitated for a minute but all was OK as we went upstairs where quiet prevailed and the rooms are well styled and appointed. Friendly staff greeted us! Our room was... More 

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Thank CanadaBruceNZ
St. John's, Antigua
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Food is overpriced with unimaginative main item surrounded by pretensious trimmings. Greeted by waitress with barely concealed disinterest and served a one person portion of bread to three people that tasted like it was left out for three days sliced. Oversalted cod, bland salmon and chicken. Way overhyped. Lacks anything memorable.

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Thank John B
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Blue on Water and would recommend to everyone. The bar downstairs has great food and cocktails, the rooms are modern with exposed brick to add a touch of charm and the staff is welcoming and friendly. Will be back!

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Thank heathernantes
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I stayed in Blue on Water with my boyfriend July 22-July 25. We were so impressed by the room - great size, nice finishes, Keurig coffeemaker, mini fridge, beautiful updated bathroom. I can't say enough good things! Every staff member I encountered went above and beyond to ensure we were comfortable and content. We didn't have dinner in the restaurant,... More 

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Toronto
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We prefer the charm of a "boutique" hotel and we were so happy with our decision to stay here for a weekend in July. St.John's has a very friendly food and plenty of attractions within a walking distance(i.e. great bars and food). Everything in St.Johns is close. Our room looked right onto Water St. comfortable, clean, spacious. The decor is... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Blue On Water
Blue On Water
Cuisines: American, Canadian, Seafood, International, Contemporary
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Blue on Water

Address: 319 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B9, Canada
Region: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > St. John's
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Blue On Water Hotel St. John`s
Blue On Water St Johns
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“We chose the apartment off site but I'm sure the hotel is excellent quality as well. I would recommend a view of the harbour!”
 of 5 bubbles Sadie242, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the room with the blue couch. That's all I'm going to say. Trust me”
 of 5 bubbles lynn2Toronto, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“DO NOT stay in Room 205. It's above the (very LOUD) bar and has a ceiling mounted window that lets the 4:30AM light in right over the bed!”
 of 5 bubbles Allisond827, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“room 301 or the loft!”
 of 5 bubbles JodieGuest, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms would be quite but overlooking the street in the floor to ceiling windows”
 of 5 bubbles Killcare, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
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