The Wayside Motel, Manitoulin
Manitoulin Island
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Rates & Specials


RATES AND Special Offers

Guests booking directly with us receive 10% discount on a one-way or return trip on the Chi-Cheemaun ferry. Please call or add a note in the booking form to request your TAG#. Unfortunately this discount is not available to guests booking through on-line booking channels.

We would like to encourage you to book directly through this website or by phone to save money and lower your costs. Our internal rates are up to 15% lower than rates offered by the booking channels.

Rates are for 2 persons per room and subject to 13% HST. Additional guests are welcome at just $20/night, per additional person 10 years old and up.

We have one (1) Dog Friendly Room. Dog(s) count as an additional person and are subject to a $30 cleaning fee/dog. This room is available through direct booking only. Please call us for details.

Extended stays are based on individually negotiated rates. Please give us a call and tell us what your accommodation needs are. We are here to help! 

Rates vary by season and demand. Weekday rates are usually lower than weekend rates. Rates may change without notice. The Island is very busy from May to October and there is an acute shortage of accommodation spaces so book early to reserve your room and save.

Check-in time is between 3:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Please contact us if you plan to arrive after 9:00 PM. Check -out ends at 10:00 AM. Quiet time starts at 10:00 PM.

About Wayside Motel

Perched on the intersection of Highway 6 and Queen Street in Manitowaning the Wayside Motel is a small and independent facility that offers six spacious rooms with clean and comfortable beds and furnishings. We are a ten-minute walk from downtown Manitowaning, where you can enjoy a public beach and marina, two theatres, a coffee shop, a grocery store, a pharmacy, LCBO, health and financial services and much more. 

Your Host

Elizabeth Welnar is happy to be your host and the new owner of the Wayside Motel. Elizabeth moved to Manitoulin in November 2017 after enjoying the beauty of the Island for decades as a tourist.

Contact us

Phone: 705-859-3515    Mobile: 249-777-3250

15462 Hwy-6  PO Box 250
Manitowaning  P0P 1N0  ON