There’s no question that the downtown area is the best place to stay in downtown St. John’s, Newfoundland. You’ll be just a hop, skip, and a jump from the bulk of the city’s attractions, including George Street, historic Signal Hill, boat tours, the Metrobus Trolley, and much more. If you want to be within walking distance to all the action, a hotel in Downtown St. John’s is for you. To help you decide from an array of choices, we’ve compiled a list of our five favorite downtown St. John’s hotels. Our criteria include value, location, and services offered.
Downtown St. John’s Hotels:
The delta is the most well-known hotel in St. John’s. All locals know exactly where it is, likely due to its location: right next to Mile One Centre. Though George Street is a quick five-minute walk away, driving up a short, steep hill will get you out of the downtown area and on your way to explore the rest of the city.
The Murray Premises offers very cozy rooms, complimented by the vintage-style wooden furniture. The price is very reasonable; it’s the least expensive on this list. George Street is also extremely close: you can be back at your hotel in about 3 minutes by foot after a night enjoying the nightlife.
If you want a luxury hotel in downtown St. John’s, look no further. The Luxus Boutique Hotel is the epitome of high-class. Between the breathtaking harbour view to the gigantic 70-inch TV in your room, you might never want to leave!
If you want a hotel on George Street, you’ve found it, as this is the only one on the street – almost. Its location is actually on George Street West, which is not technically George Street, but is still very close to all of the action. Built in 2014, it is very modern and attractive.
When you see an international chain like Sheraton, you know you can expect a high-level of quality. Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland absolutely delivers a world class experience that we’ve come to expect. The only downfall is that it is located on one of the most complicated intersections in the city.
There’s lots to see and do in Newfoundland, so be sure you don’t limit yourself to St. John’s and the Avalon Peninsula. See more of our articles to learn about what to see, do, and where to stay in Newfoundland.