Places to stay in Twillingate, Newfoundland

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Twillingate is a town situated on two neighbouring islands in northern Newfoundland. Its name comes from the French word "Toulinquet" which was given to the islands by French fishermen, who named them after a group of islands off the French coast, near Brest, also called Toulinquet. Local restaurants include Newfie Fog Cafe, R&j Restaurant, Pier 39 Restaurant & Pub, and Mary Brown's Fried Chicken.

Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the town are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations, though there are a few nearby hotels. If you are travelling in the area, Twillingate is located close to Old House Cove Head, Frying Pan Island, Knowles Island, Annie Island and Clam Rock Head.

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Photograph of Robins' Cove Guest House, Twillingate

The Robins' Cove Guest House

Pearched near the edge of the sea, Robin's Cove guest house has a beautiful view of the bay. You'll find all the comforts of home here in this cozy cottage rental and you may even catch an iceberg float into the cove! Located in the scenic town of Twillingate Newfoundland, Robin's Cove is a .....

Photograph of The Ocean View Retreat, Twillingate

The Ocean View Retreat

The Ocean View Retreat is a tranquil ocean front home overlooking Twillingate Tickle on the southern cliffs of Notre Dame Bay. This Newfoundland vacation rental has two bedrooms, modern kitchen, great room with a great view, dining area overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, laundry facilities and many .....

Photograph of Toulinguet Inn, Twillingate

The Toulinguet Inn

Heritage home consists of three rooms each with private bathroom. Large ocean side patio offers plenty of space for guests. Hot breakfast provided. Suites contain a queen bed and ensuite bathroom. Each unit has private balcony overlooking Twillingate harbour. Continental style breakfast served in .....

Photograph of Sleepy Noggin Bed and Breakfast, Twillingate

The Sleepy Noggin Bed and Breakfast

We welcome you to our 4 star b/b located in an historical part of Twillingate. We are within minutes walk of museums, winery , great trails to beaches and headlands, as well as minutes by vehicle to many other interesting and important points of interest. We are a smoke free,no pets allowed .....

More about the areas accommodations and tourism

Twillingate is at the mouth of the Exploits River where it flows into Notre Dame Bay. The islands provided an excellent sheltered harbour and easy access to the rich fishing grounds nearby. In recent years a causeway has been built connecting it to the mainland via New World Island.

Twillingate was probably used as a seasonal fishing port during the 15th and 16th centuries, but there were no recorded European settlers until the 17th century. The native Beothuk managed to survive until the early 19th century in small numbers near Twillingate and the mouth of the Exploits River.

As the population grew, Twillingate became an important fishing community - the "Capital of the North." It was a busy trade and service centre for Labrador and the northern shore fisheries for more than two centuries.

Since the moratorium on fishing northern cod was announced on July 2, 1992, Twillingate has been forced to look to the tourist industry for income and is becoming a popular spot for visitors in the summer. It is now being promoted as the "Iceberg Capital of the World".

Other local Twillingate information.

  • Longitude: -54°45'44.162
  • Latitude: 49°38'55.301

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