Newfoundland and Labrador hotels
Intro to Newfoundland and Labrador hotels and accommodations
Hotels in Newfoundland and Labrador
A province heavily reliant on tourism for its economic success, hotels in Newfoundland and Labrador are an excellent value for your money and numerous discount hotels can be found. The Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland in St. John’s has top ratings, but is still within a modest price range, as is Glynmill Inn in Corner Brook. Cheap Newfoundland and Labrador hotels include Dreamcatcher Lodge in Stephenville, and Comfort Inn Airport in St. John’s. Compared to other provinces with a similar range of wilderness adventures, travel in Newfoundland and Labrador is significantly easier and Newfoundland and Labrador hotel deals more plentiful.
Things to see in Newfoundland and Labrador
With so much to see in this incredible province, why not take to the skies? You can charter a helicopter and see whales, icebergs, and vast expanses of boreal forest from above! The Exploits River is perfect for a family rafting adventure in the summer, while dogsledding with huskies is great for kids and parents alike in the winter. Alternatively, take a zip line tour over the historic Petty Harbour fishing village or hunt trilobite fossils in either the Manuels River, or at Fortune Head Ecological Reserve. With 29,000 km of stunning wild coastline, plan an entire trip simply touring the region’s charming lighthouses such as Cape Race Lighthouse, Cape Spear Lighthouse, Cape Bonavista Lighthouse, just to name a few!
Where to stay in Newfoundland and Labrador
In St. John’s, Newfoundland, the perfect mix of urban and nature-filled sights culminate in one place: you can watch humpback whales breach along the Southern Shore in a sea kayak, or climb Signal Hill and look out at Iceberg Alley where mountains of ice float by eerily, and then retire to George Street where the pubs are plentiful and full of the best sea shanties and sailing songs in Canada. If you’re into spelunking, Corner Brook is a great place to explore the caving system while you take advantage of the interesting arts and culture of the city. Labrador City, off the beaten path, is both the Iron Ore Capital of Canada, and also a mecca of outdoor adventures, such as angling, hiking, and skiing.
How to get to Newfoundland and Labrador
Two international airports located in St. John’s and Gander are served by scheduled airlines and charter planes via domestic and international connections. There are also numerous domestic airports in Newfoundland: Deer Lake, St. Anthony, and Stephenville. Labrador also has domestic airports located in Wabush, Churchill Falls, and Happy Valley-Goose Bay. There are also Marine Atlantic ferries which service cars, and their passengers, daily, year round, for those driving from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland. Many travellers choose to see this province by cruise ship following the coastline with frequent stops at key points of interest.