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 Apr 3rd 2019

In 2018 we humbly accepted the CBDC Tourism Business of the Year award in recognition for the contribution we have made to our industry in the province. We were in shock, then and now still, while also still being so appreciative of the recognition we received from our peers. We fully admit that there is still more work to done here in our hometown of Trepassey and for the region. As an organization we are committed to doing our best to showcase what all those that are from here have known since the beginning; this is God’s country. There is something so wild and untapped about this place and we want to share it with all those that walk through our doors.

Moving forward into this years plans we want to continue fostering relationships with keen and driven partners to create memorable experiences for all those visiting us on the Irish Loop. “The Loop” is more than just a drive, it is in fact a destination, and one with so many secrets to discover. This includes showcasing the artists in the area with their gifts of storytelling, crafting, and music. Music is a big part of the culture here of that there is no doubt. We can’t wait to share all of the talent that is in our own backyard, along with welcoming some traveling minstrels as well. New this year will be our artists in residence program that will see us working on a business to business model with the creators from the province. We would like to become a hub for the arts and look forward to creating some working partnerships with the artistic community in both the province and abroad.

Working with our locals to develop interactive experiences that highlight the folklore and historical moments that we have here in abundance is such a pleasure. We are laying the foundation so that there will be something to do seven days a week here on #TheEdge throughout the summer. Herb and Marion Sutton have become a fixture at the Inn and their screech-in ceremonies are becoming well known throughout the province. Tony Power will be back with us this year to spin tales both out in the community via a guided hike and at the Inn for a more intimate storytelling experience. Good food can elevate any adventure whilst one is traveling. This season we will continue to feed our guests well while also celebrating the historical connections to the area, including our 5 course Titanic fine dining experience.

Our team will be heading out to this years Hospitality NL conference in Gander to continue to do our best to represent our region, while also looking to strengthen partnerships with other passionate members in our industry. In the meantime we will never forget all those who have helped support us along the way, believing in our vision when we were just doing what we do, day in and day out, in the life of an Innkeeper.

This business isn’t for the faint of heart which is why we often say that it takes a village to raise an Inn, and by the by it’s the truth. Our staff are the backbone and the heart of the business and we have been blessed to work with some of the kindest and hardest working folks we could ask for over the years. Now we never said we knew what we were doing at the start of this journey but whatever we are doing seems to be getting it done. Onwards and upwards here on the Edge of the Avalon.

Thanks for all your support,

The Devereaux clan

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 Jul 18th 2016

Sunday, July 17th came with news that Mistaken Point is officially a World Heritage Site. It was a great day for the area, and for Newfoundland Labrador. Congratulations to all those who have put so much effort into making it happen. This is sure to bring many travellers to the Avalon Peninsula, and they will see first hand the beauty of this place we call home.

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 Jul 5th 2016

Edge of the Avalon Inn

We are pleased to officially announce our new brand, Edge of the Avalon Inn.

Trepassey Motel and Restaurant has had a rich history. It was established in 1980 and over the years has become a well-known fixture on the Southern Shore. It’s been a Nurse’s station, a Bed and Breakfast, and eventually transformed into a Motel and a Restaurant. What’s always been constant is the high level of customer service, and the memories that many people have taken with them of Trepassey. This is what we intend to build upon.

Edge of the Avalon Inn Brochure

Edge of the Avalon Inn Brochure

Our goal is to build a product that will continue to draw tourists and travellers to Trepassey and the area. There will be a variety of activities to choose from including scenic walks along the cliffs at Mistaken Point, bike riding and leisurely strolls around the town, salmon fishing, spa escapes, ATV exploring, and much more. There is plenty to discover here and so much peace and tranquility for those looking to escape the grinds of city life.

Regarding branding, we have re-positioned, re-themed and re-branded as the ‘Edge of the Avalon Inn – Life Begins at the Sea’. We seek to capitalize on the iconic value of Mistaken Point and the brand name value of the word ‘Avalon’ and linkage to the UNESCO World Heritage Site designation, should such designation occur.

Edge of the Avalon Brochure

Edge of the Avalon Brochure

Remodelling began during the Summer of 2015, when customers saw the introduction of Earhart’s Pub, which offers a variety of wines and spirits, and features draught beer from Quidi Vidi Brewery in St.John’s. This Pub will showcase live local entertainment at key times during the year, and includes a large screen HD display for showcasing key sporting events. The property will have a variety of travel options to choose from. Initially we will be offering 12 rooms, all totally redecorated and renovated. Some rooms will offer jacuzzi suites, private deck, family space, while others will serve the needs of travelling couples, with one and two bed options. Another addition will be that of a high tech conference room. This will provide options for corporate functions or events.

We strongly feel that the foregoing vision is at the right level of thinking and development for the property and its location. The snapshots you see provide a glimpse of what we hope to accomplish with regards to our Inn design. The goal here is to maximize the fabulous views of Trepassey harbour. These changes will not happen overnight, our goal being to have all complete for the start of the 2017 season.

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 Jun 12th 2016

Fathers Day Buffet 2016We have put together a tasty buffet for Dad, and the entire family. Check out what’s included in the attached menu. Reserve your spot by calling 709.438.2934 or email us at info@trepasseymotel.com. Available as well is a kids menu, plus we have our fabulous fish n’chips and other favourites.

 

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 May 25th 2016

Certificate of ExcellenceTREPASSEY MOTEL AND RESTAURANT EARNS 2016 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

Trepassey, Newfoundland Labrador/Canada – 24, May, 2016– Trepassey Motel and Restaurant today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

‘We are extremely pleased with this award given the fact that Summer 2015 was our first season, so there was plenty of change. We have a vision for our product which has as it’s basis an exceptional and unique experience for tourists and travellers, near and far.” noted a representative of the organization.

“With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honors hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition helps travelers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service. TripAdvisor is proud to play this integral role in helping travelers feel more confident in their booking decisions.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world’s largest travel site**, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 340 million unique monthly visitors***, and 350 million reviews and opinions covering 6.5 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 48 markets worldwide.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP), through its subsidiaries, manages and operates websites under 24 other travel media brands:

www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.thefork.com (including www.lafourchette.com, www.eltenedor.com, www.iens.nl, www.besttables.com and www.dimmi.com.au), www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.housetrip.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.travelpod.com, www.tripbod.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com, www.viator.com, and www.virtualtourist.com.

**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, February 2016

***Source: TripAdvisor log files, Q1 2016

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 May 16th 2016

Wing NightTrepassey is the place to be for May 24th weekend as Edge of the Avalon Inn (formerly Trepassey Motel) is bringing the talents of Little DJ back to town. We also have a great place to watch the Raptors try and take down Cleveland at Earharts Pub on Saturday night. Buy a beverage and enjoy 2 for 1 wings during the game.

Entertainment is not all we offer, we have a full service restaurant (check our menu) and a selection of king and standard rooms so you can stay the night and enjoy yourselves even more. Trepassey is a wonderful place to explore and the drive around the Irish Loop is nothing short of breathtaking. We are two hours from St. John’s, a great escape from the hustle and bustle. There is something for everyone in Trepassey.  If relaxation is what you are seeking, spend some time at Still Waters Massage. If it’s the outdoors, we have many hiking/walking trails, and a fantastic ATV trail accessible next to the Inn. You can literally park your ATV and head into your room at the Inn. No shortage of things to do and see. We look forward to serving you.

You can catch Little DJ at the following times:

  • Saturday, May 21st: 5pm – 10pm
  • Sunday, May 22nd: 5pm – 10pm
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 May 10th 2016

Saturday, May 14th we have the musical talents of Mark Manning and Aaron Collis. Sure to be a good night out. Doors will open at 9pm, $10 cover charge.

This weekend Trepassey is also host to the Mark Manning and Aaron Collisannual ‘Women’s Fun Basketball Tournament’ at Stella Maris, so why not check out a game our two.

Interested in staying the night, we have rooms available and some of the best food around.

Hard to not look forward to the weekend. See you then.

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 Apr 30th 2016

What better way to treat Mom than with dinner at our restaurant. Chef Norm has put together a delicious menu with mouth watering options. Take a look at the menu below. We will have two seatings during the day, lunch and supper. Limited seating so book today.

Oh, and we will be sure to have our classic fish n’ chips and wing’s n’ chips if that’s what you prefer. We will also have a kid’s menu available, so plenty of options for the entire family.

Mothers Day 2016

Edge of the Avalon Inn Mothers Day Menu 2016

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 Feb 18th 2016
Mark Manning at Trepassey Motel

Come See Mark Manning at the Trepassey Motel

Trepassey is no stranger to basketball, nor is it a stranger to good music and good times. The weekend of February 19-21 will be no exception to that. Plenty of basketball games to play and watch as Stella Maris Academy hosts the A Hicks Memorial Basketball tournament.

Trepassey Motel and Restaurant are pleased to be open for the weekend. Join us Friday night for Pub Night where you can enjoy a selection of food and beverage. We have dart boards available and there will be various games showing on the big screen, in high definition of course. Saturday night Mark Manning will be on centre stage, sure to be a good time. Admission is $10 at the door, which open at 9pm. Hope to see you all there. Good luck to all the teams.

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 Nov 27th 2015

Join us Saturday, December 5th for Open Mic Night. Our featured guest is the one and only Little DJ. Come sing a tune or sit back, relax, and enjoy the evening with friends. Always a good time to be had at the Trepassey Motel.

$10 Cover
Doors open at 8pm

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