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Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa

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East Gwillimbury, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My husband and parents stayed two nights in the cottage. We were absolutely thrilled with our accommodation! We couldn't believe all of the little extras. Not only was the cottage immaculate, but there was everything that you would ever need in the kitchen...plates, cutlery, glasses...even a pair of scissors! Handmade brochures with menus for local restaurants, as well as, maps...

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Maureen H, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

Hello Kim, Thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding the Cottage! We are thrilled to know that you and your parents enjoyed your stay with us. It was such a pleasure having you here, and we look forward to your next stay. Be sure to send me an email and John and I will have everything set for you!

Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here one night and it was great, very clean quiet and comfortable. The owner was very pleasant and, judging by the decorations and notes in the room, she has a lively sense of humour. The Northern Lights Motel deserves the praise and accolades that it has received from many TripAdvisor travellers.

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Maureen H, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! We are absolutely delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed my wacky sense of humour too. We hope to have many opportunities to welcome you back! Maureen & John

Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We had a great stay at the Northern Lights Motel! It was super clean and cute and we couldn't believe how thought-out the rooms are! They've thought of everything from wifi/water directions to q-tips, etc! Great stay and would go back if I was ever passing through Wawa again!

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Maureen H, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

Thank you Kat! Your review is the first review for our 17th Season! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay, and thank you so much for the kind words. John and I love providing lots of amenities and I enjoy making the crazy holders for them too. After all, "Life is too short to stay at a Boring Motel"...

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Great place have been going for over ten years now on our way north to fish! Recommend to travelers of all sorts. Beautiful location and great hosts. Love the cool little extra's added in each hotel room!

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Maureen H, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review Cletus! It's always our pleasure having you stay with us on your way through to go fishing. We look forward to seeing you again this year, and if you have any special requests, just send us an email :-) We know you'll have another awesome fishing adventure in 2016! Mo & John

Inuvik, Canada
Reviewed 31 October 2015

While en route from the Northwest Territiories back to Toronto, we stayed at the Northern Lights Motel and Chalets in Wawa. While we had booked a cabin, when we checked in, we were upgraded to a 3-bedroom, 2-storey chalet with deck and barbecue. No increase in price. We were only able to stay for one night, but it was lovely....

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Details in the rooms were well done. Room to sit and have coffee or supper at our table. Asked for a microwave and one was provided. NOTE: limited electric service means you cannot run many things at once or you trip the breaker which covers 2 rooms ( we tripped it!). It is along the highway and noisy - use...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

After a nasty rainy, sometime torrential, day of driving along Lake Superior we were extremely happy to arrive at this oasis in Wawa. Having stayed in Wawa several times over the past years we have now discovered a new and lasting resting place to stay. Due to a change of plans we rebooked, no problems there, except all the rooms...

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Maureen H, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed the cottage! So sorry about the Tea selection. We usually have Regular Tea in the baskets, but our supplier, of 16 years, simply cannot send us Individually wrapped bags this season? They keep sending us boxes of loose teabags that I can't put in the baskets. We complain, we reorder, to no avail....

Eagan, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We rented the 3 br Chalet during our Circle Tour trip Labor Day week. The cabin was very nicely appointed, lots of very nice extras! Highly recommend. Really appreciated the three ring binder of local places to eat.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We stayed here on our way to Niagara Falls and we could not have chosen better. Everything that you needed was provided for including ear plugs to cope with snorers! Northern lights was a delightful, amazing five stars plus Motel. Super friendly, super clean, immaculate in fact. Extremely friendly and will do anything in their power to help you. We...

1Thank dartex
Maureen H, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the excellent review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and found the rooms immaculate. I find great joy in cleaning them myself & we both love taking extra time to make sure they are overflowing with amenities. We hope to see you again, email me anytime. Cheers! Maureen and John

St. Paul, MN
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Had a long drive from Thunder Bay to Wawa. From previous reviews, this is a popular stopover on the Lake Superior Circle Tour, and our journey was no exception. Checked in at about 5:00 pm on a Sunday. The owner greeted me and I asked about where the local beer store was. Hey, I wanted to fit in like a...

1Thank drtapeSt_Paul_MN
Maureen H, Owner at Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa, responded to this review

I was happy to have been able to help you out! After all... Closing the Beer Store at 4 PM is seriously UnCanadian. Thank you so much for the Excellent Review! Happy customers always make us happy too. We hope to see you again! Maureen and John

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award Winning Motel & Chalets. Free Wifi, Premium HD Satellite with Free Movie Channels, Free HBO, Commercial Free Music & more. Beautiful 3 Bedroom Chalets & 2 Bedroom Cottage with wrap around decks, BBQs & Propane. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Northern Lights Motel & Chalets - Wawa

Address: 1014 Highway 17 | PO Box 1150, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Northeastern Ontario > Wawa
Price Range: $124 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Northern Lights Hotel Wawa
Northern Lights Motel And Breakfast
Northern Lights Hotel Breakfast
Northern Lights Motel Breakfast
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Wawa
#3 Family Hotel in Wawa
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“If you need more then one room pick one of the chalets. They're great!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles GUY613, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If someone in your party has trouble with stairs, don't choose Chalet for them. They have regular rooms that are nice and without stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles paulj217, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with 2 queen beds”
 of 5 bubbles hobbes2000, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a chalet, not a room in the motel, as this is ver close to the highway.”
 of 5 bubbles bmkay, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Only 4 rooms left- all similar.”
 of 5 bubbles Ontario76, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
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