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Gower Guest House, St. John's (and vicinity)

City-center guesthouse within easy reach of Memorial University of Newfoundland

  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
From
$54 CAD

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180 Gower Street, St. John's (and vicinity), A1C 1P9, NL, Canada
8.8.Fabulous.
  • I had a good stay , quiet and comfy bed , the ceiling fan was really dusty and needs…

    Apr. 17, 2021

  • Nice stay, nice staff, with full safety and security

    Jul. 25, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Quiet
Convenient
Safe
Dining options
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 5 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Air conditioning
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Limited hour front desk

Feel at home

  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Premium bedding

What’s around

  • In Downtown St. John's
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland - 26 min walk
  • Avalon Peninsula - 1 min walk
  • Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist - 1 min walk
  • Anglican Church of Canada - 1 min walk
  • Masonic Temple - 2 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Loft, 1 Queen Bed, City View (Top Floor - 2 flights of stairs)
  • Comfort Room, 1 Queen Bed

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Downtown St. John's
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland - 26 min walk
  • Avalon Peninsula - 1 min walk
  • Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist - 1 min walk
  • Anglican Church of Canada - 1 min walk
  • Masonic Temple - 2 min walk
  • St. John's Courthouse - 3 min walk
  • Leyton Gallery of Fine Art - 4 min walk
  • Longshoremen's Protective Union Hall - 4 min walk
  • Atlantic Place - 4 min walk
  • St. Bonaventure College - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • St. John's Intl. Airport (YYT) - 13 min drive
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180 Gower Street, St. John's (and vicinity), A1C 1P9, NL, Canada

At a glance

Size

  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email with check-in instructions prior to arrival. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive instructions for key retrieval after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1895

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 25-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Small print

Also known as

  • Gower House Downtown B&B St. John's
  • Gower Guest House Guesthouse
  • Gower Guest House Guesthouse
  • Gower Guest House St. John's
  • Gower Guest House Guesthouse St. John's
  • Gower House Downtown B&B
  • Gower House Downtown St. John's
  • Gower House Downtown
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Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of CAD 20 (subject to availability)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of CAD 20 (subject to availability)

Policies

State tax ID - 898459284

Requests for dietary restrictions or food allergies cannot be accommodated at this property.

In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours from 15 September to 15 May.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Gower Guest House does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 10 PM. There's a charge of CAD 20 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of CAD 20 (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include India Gate (3-min walk), Saltwater (3-min walk), and Chinched (4-min walk).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like boat tours, hiking, and mountain biking.
8.8.Fabulous.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Cute spot

    Place was cute, location was perfect. Had everything I needed and staff was helpful.

    Ainsley, 4 night business trip, Apr. 28, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    It is clean, so quiet and wonderful view. Parking could be a problem if you have a big car

    Pop, 1 night business trip, Apr. 11, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    All you need for a simple stay

    Everything you need, quiet, comfortable, close to downtown. There is no front desk but you have some recommends in the room provided in a book about the property. When the hosts are around in the morning for breakfast they are knowledgable and helpful.

    Ali, 1 night family trip, Feb. 27, 2020

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  • 4.0.Fair

    My stay there was ok the room in my view was way to small. It was very diffucult to move around the room as a whole. I spent all of my time in the room as it is winter Not a good experience

    Zach, 2 night trip, Feb. 7, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Nice clean, quiet rooms with close proximity to downtown

    Raul, 1 night romance trip, Jan. 14, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Quiet, nice clean room. Easy check in. Parking available.

    1 night family trip, Nov. 19, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Loved the location, cozziness and cleaness of the room.Very quiet. Lots of windows and bright.Comfortale bed. Friendly staff. Easy and worry free check-in. Well explained and no confusion. Would rent a room at the Gower Guest House again. Enjoyed my stay. Thanks!

    Sylvain, 2 night trip, Nov. 9, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Gower House

    Easy to get to and very helpful staff.

    Maurice, 3 night trip, Sep. 18, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very friendly staff, homemade muffins in the morning were fantastic. Bed was very comfortable.

    3 night family trip, Aug. 31, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Small, quiet, Todd was extremely efficient, and friendly. More fresh fruit for breakfast would be nice

    4 night romance trip, Aug. 23, 2019

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