Signal Hill, St. John's

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Take a steep hike up to Signal Hill, a hilltop affording incredible views over the bay and offering an insight into the rich history of the military communications it once provided. During different times of year, the lookout provides views of whales and icebergs, which can also be enjoyed while walking the trails around the site. Examine the onsite museum detailing the work that went on here during the great Seven Years’ War. Hiking to the top isn’t essential, as you can drive, but if you choose to walk, wear sturdy footwear and consider bringing a picnic if the weather’s good; there are no refreshments available at the top. Make Signal Hill part of your personalized St. John's itinerary using our St. John's holiday builder website .
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  • My dad and I started at the Battery and began the uphill climb. We only made it to Gibbet Hill before being a bit winded (lol). We went back to grab our car for the rest of the drive. Lots of info for...  more »
  • Although it may seem small this National Historic site has lost to offer. If you like to hike and want to experience the east coast trail, park your vehicle in the lower Battery st and walk the lower ...  more »
  • Breathtaking views of St.Johns harbor. Great spot to see icebergs and whales from June until August. Site of Marconi's first wireless transatlantic transmission. Beautiful coastal hiking trails and lo...  more »
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  • Great stay! Room was spacious, bed was comfortable, ans washroom was spotless. My flight was delayed so I checked in At 3 am and was greeted by a very friendly staff member. Breakfast was simple (fresh delicious muffins, boiled eggs, jams, coffee/tea). Location was every thing. Will definitely be staying at the same hotel next trip!
  • Nice clean, well kept hotel within walking distance to downtown. If you're older, ask for a room on lower levels as the 3rd floor rooms are a bit of a hike upwards. Also, If warm out, make sure you are given a remote for the a/c.
  • Nice and clean rooms with easy access to diwntown St-John's. Great views of St-John's from nearby Signal Hill. Free parking in the street. Included breakfast was basic but tasty.
  • Suite itself was nice. However advertising very misleading booked expecting to have kitchen access but did not. Breakfast area nice but inconvenient to gain access to.
  • Very accommodating and helpful, the suite I had was very comfortable and close enough to George Street for a great night out.
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