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Aunt Edna's Boarding House B&B

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St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I stayed at Aunt Edna's Bed and Breakfast on Little Bay Islands in September. The house is a beautifully preserved heritage home just up from the water. It is easy to get to and is the best base for exploring the island. Sharlene is a wonderful hostess We very much enjoyed her company and her hospitality. The...

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AuntEdnasLBI, Owner at Aunt Edna's Boarding House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of Aunt Edna's and our beautiful Little Bay Islands. I've put on my travel writer hat now and I'm on the other side of the country now writing about other small islands in Canada and how they survive and prosper. I'm starting with Gabriola Island, one of the islands of the Gulf Islands of BC....

St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 11 September 2016

we were attending a wedding in Baie Verte Nl and decided to add on a baycation ( Little bay Islands, Twillingate etc )...we stayed at a number of beautiful places along the way. In Triton for the night, our host suggested that we call Aunt Edna's and ask for lunch at the B&B which we did. Sharlene informs us that...

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AuntEdnasLBI, Owner at Aunt Edna's Boarding House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you, I really enjoyed meeting you and I'm glad I had the chance to make you lunch. We should never be to busy cleaning house to pass up connecting with people, I really enjoyed myself and the sheets got washed too!

St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Aunt Edna's, run by the vivacious Sharlene Hintz, is a jewel. Beautifully kept and appointed, spacious, welcoming. The bedrooms are lovely, the bathrooms big and sunny, the entire place is a treat. The gardens, the sunporch.... Sharlene takes good care of you but is never intrusive or over-bearing. The meals are great - she is a terrific cook! I stayed...

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AuntEdnasLBI, Owner at Aunt Edna's Boarding House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of Aunt Edna's and our beautiful Little Bay Islands. I'm looking forward to your project if you choose to go ahead with it and anything I can help you with just ask. I have my travel writer hat on now and I have just arrived on Gabriola Island in the Gulf Islands and I am...

Reviewed 18 August 2016

Myself and my husband spent a night at Aunt Edna's and we were welcomed with a big smile from Charlene....she is a great lady who made our night in her beautiful old home a night to remember...this lady is a great cook and story teller....she rolled out the dough and made homemade tea biscuits for us while waiting for supper...you...

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AuntEdnasLBI, Owner at Aunt Edna's Boarding House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review of Aunt Edna's, your visit was short but I'm glad you left sated and happy. Next time plan on a couple of days and we will get you out in boat, as they say in Newfoundland!

Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 August 2016

5 stars are not enough to rate this unique Bed and Breakfast. We came to Little Bay Islands because we wanted to see one of Newfoundland's last true outports before it disappeared. Aunt Edna's Boarding House Bed and Breakfast is the only show in town (no other accommodations in town other than a cottage rental. And no stores or businesses...

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AuntEdnasLBI, Owner at Aunt Edna's Boarding House B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Jessica, but you were also wonderful guests, I can't take all the credit!!

Nova Scottia
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My brother and I loved staying at B&Bs during our stay in Newfoundland. However, there are good B&Bs and then there is Edna's! It is really like staying with a good friend - and one who can cook! The Island itself is really gorgeous and Aunt Edna's is a great base for exploration. Sharlene, the owner, provides solid advice and...

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AuntEdnasLBI, Owner at Aunt Edna's Boarding House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review but I can't take all the credit. You two were great guests who appreciated and were interested in our beautiful Little Bay Islands and her people. I'm on the road now till next year writing and researching islands in Canada. All the best!

Corner Brook, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Sharlene, owner and operator of this unique boarding house is an excellent host....you will not be disappointed, you will be welcomed with a sincere hello...given excellent breakfast and other meals if needed. (Which I say you will need as this is a retreat island so absolutely nothing can be bought here) I say this so that you can prepare for...

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Potomac, Maryland
Reviewed 10 August 2015

the owner is lovely and interesting and a great hostess. the setting was very pretty. we had a great dinner and breakfast with her. we enjoyed the ferry ride to get there. we met very interesting other guests there that made the trip very memorable.

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Our recent 2 night stay with Sharlene at Aunt Ednas turned into one of the highlights of our trip. The house is beautiful, nicely decorated with lovely period touches throughout, a very comfortable room, separate private bathroom with clawfoot bath and even a possible mischievous resident spirit who unfortunately ignored us! As there are no eateries on the island Sharlene...

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Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Our stay at Sharlene's B&B was one of the highlights of our trip. The house is charming and detailed decorations catch one's imagination back to olden times on the classic island. Sharlene is wonderful hostess and fantastic cook. We enjoyed a gourmet dinner in the evening and a substantial and delicious breakfast. When we expressed an interest in seeing some...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aunt Edna's Boarding House B&B is a designated heritage structure on Little Bay Islands, a typical Newfoundland Outport. Cultural interpretation in word, music, and song are what make Aunt Edna's stand out from all the rest. Gourmet, vegetarian, and traditional meals add to the experience with fresh seafood available right off the wharf across the street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aunt Edna's Boarding House B&B

Address: 87 Main Street | Little Bay Islands, Little Bay Islands, Newfoundland and Labrador A0J 1K0, Canada
Region: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > Little Bay Islands
Number of rooms: 3
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“we were only there for the day but the B& B IS LOVELY AS IS THE OWNER”
 of 5 bubbles J7519GTlindam, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One room has an en suite bathroom. The other two rooms have their own bathrooms that are down the hall. All rooms are beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles jessicas555, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“not all the rooms have a private bathroom in it.”
 of 5 bubbles davidbe57, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Watch the sunset from the front room. Ask the owner/hostess to help you pick a room.”
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“Only 3 rooms, one with ensuite”
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