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Fishers' Loft Inn is located in Port Rexton, one of 12 picturesque outports dotted along the rugged coastline between Newfoundland’s New Bonaventure and English Harbour on Trinity Bay — the Trinity Bight. The Inn is a collection of structures which reflect the traditional architecture of Trinity Bay between 1850 and 1900 and it is owned and managed by the Fisher Family.
Tucked away on a quiet back lane, Fishers' Loft is a 4.5 star inn overlooking the harbour of Ship Cove. The internationally renowned Skerwink Trail is on the Inn's doorstep. A 5.3 km coastal, woodland trail, it has been named by Travel & Leisure Magazine among the top 10 hiking trails in Canada. In addition to the Skerwink Trail, there are six other breath taking trails to explore and the surrounding area is both beautiful and unique. At Fishers' Loft the rooms and suites are casually elegant, bright and spacious, several with cathedral ceilings, and have ocean views through traditional windows. There are four types of rooms: Garden, Hilltop, Suites (ground floor and loft) and Treetop (ocean view and forest view). All rooms are equipped with a queen bed with the exception of one with a king bed, and 2 with twin beds. The most suitable rooms for a family sharing are the suites. The Inn is renowned for its gardens and in season, salads, vegetables and fruit that are grown in the gardens and greenhouse are served in the dining room come from our gardens and greenhouse. In the neighbourhood of Fishers' Loft are golf courses, historic sites, professional theatre, whale and iceberg watching (in season), a boat trip to abandoned communities, puffin colonies, scenic drives, craft shops and studios, and movie sets. The Shipping News is one of the films that was shot in the area.
Check-in Day: Any Day
The rooms and suites are casually elegant, bright and spacious, several with cathedral ceilings, and have ocean views through traditional windows. There are four types of rooms: Garden, Hilltop, Suites (ground floor and loft) and Treetop (ocean view and forest view). All rooms are equipped with a queen bed with the exception of one with a king bed, and 2 with twin beds. A sofa bed is in the Suites making these the most suitable for families sharing.
- 19" flat screen cable television concealed in an armoire
- AM/FM radio with an iPod docking station
- complimentary wireless internet
- ensuite 4-piece bathroom
- L'Occitane toiletries
- iron and ironing board
- fluffy down duvets and pillows (synthetics available upon request)
- queen beds (1 king bed, 2 rooms with twin beds - sofa beds in the suites)
- bedside tables with reading lamps
- custom furniture and millwork
- hiking sticks
- original art on walls (many pieces for sale)
- complimentary early morning coffee service if you are having breakfast
The Inn consists of a collection of individual buildings that reflect a traditional Newfoundland outpost community. The Inn is renowned for its gardens and the produce cultivated is used in the dinning room.
Stuff for KidsChildren are very welcome. The suites (with a sofa bed) are the most suitable room for a family. Rollaway beds are also available.
Things To Do
The Trinity Bight consists of 12 communities. Fishers’ Loft is situated in the middle of the Bight. Within a 20-minute drive are many attractions, historic sites, theatre, hikes and boat trips. There is lots to do and see including..... Skerwink Trail A 5.3 km loop trail featuring sea stacks, eagles, whales and icebergs in season. Travel and Leisure Magazine rated Skerwink one of the top 35 walks in North America. It is on the doorstep of Fishers’ Loft. Mill Road Studio Art classes in a breathtakingly beautiful environment. Recognizes varying levels of skill and confidence. Sea of Whales Adventures Experienced staff connect you to the giant whales of the north Atlantic. Rising Tide Theatre: New Founde Lande Trinity Pageant The outdoor event of Seasons in the Bight…….a professional theater festival. Rugged Beauty Boat Tours Discover by boat abandoned communities, waterfalls, puffins, and eagles with a Newfoundland fisherman.
Closest City & Distance:
Port Rexton is about 270 kms (3 & a half hours) drive from St John's Airport.
A car is essential.