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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“the owner”(15 reviews)
“quiet at night”(3 reviews)
“free wifi”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
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2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe ownerquiet at nightfree wifithe main highwaymanitoulin islandthank goodnessbeansbar fridgefew minutes drivelittle gemper nightmotorcycle tripwould definitely stay here againbeds were comfortableenjoyable staygreat place to staysouth baymouth
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my partner for one night as we were passing through the island. This place is beautiful - the beds are comfy, the rooms are super spacious and really quiet. Elizabeth (the new owner) was extremely accommodating and helpful (thanks again!). The...More

Thank amichaels2018
Response from Elizabeth W, Owner at Wayside MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Michael and thank you very much for taking the time to write about your experience. Much appreciated. Come again any time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised on how clean, comfortable and welcoming. A little gem on the Island!!! Stayed two nights and will return again next business trip. New owner is extremely helpful and kind. Manitowaning is a small town on Manitoulin Island. Restaurant close by and a great...More

Thank bcmcgillis
Response from Elizabeth W, Owner at Wayside MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind words and I am looking forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 5 March 2018

I did not know what to expect as far as accommodations go in Manitoulin Island, however I was pleasantly surprised after I checked into Wayside motel. The rooms are clean and well decorated, the owner is friendly and helpful. Being situated beside the main highway...More

Thank Jmaurice721
Response from Elizabeth W, Owner at Wayside MotelResponded 5 March 2018

Hi Maurice...Thank you very much for your kind review and the pleasure of having you staying with us. I will be delighted to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Stayed here based on TripAdvisor reviews and location and we were not disappointed. We had room #1 which was large and had a queen bed. Very clean and quiet at night for sleeping. Shower was good. Town is a few minutes drive away and ferry...More

Thank Sharon S
Response from S M, Owner at Wayside MotelResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, i appreciate it. I like to give my guests a clean comfortable room to spend their night or nights, glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is an excellent motel , the owner was efficient and welcoming , the price was good and the rooms large with all we needed included, I have no hesitation recommending it. It was spotlessly clean with a good shower with lots of hot water

Thank PETER J
Response from S M, Owner at Wayside MotelResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review, I appreciate it. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and and your room was comfortable . Please come again! Thank you: Sue Wayside Motel

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$69 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$69 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Hi: I am sorry my motel is not pet friendly. I have numerous issues in the past in this regard, and had to make a decision. I am sorry. Thank you: Wayside Motel
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"All the rooms look equally big. If you're coming in late, call ahead and Elizabeth can prepare a warm..."
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"all rooms are in a line so as there are only 6 any should be ok"
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"it was a middle room and was good."
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"There are only 6 rooms - book early"
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