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By a verified traveler on Sun 02 Jul 2017

Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near Memorial University of Newfoundland

City center retreat

At this Downtown St. John's hotel, you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Avalon Peninsula and Commissariat House. St. John's Government House and Port of St. John's are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2017

This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. There's a 24-hour fitness center on site, and a 24-hour front desk and a terrace are also provided.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, the 301 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include room service, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers.

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$71* Per night/room Apr 18 - Apr 19

Club Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Club Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Club Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.3 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

Everyone (5)
3 out of 5

Not Worth The Price

Pros: Great view of harbor
Cons: see above
Location: at the top of a hill. Great view . Easy access to Water Street, etc. but tough walk back for older folks
Poorly staffed by very nice people. Room ok but lacks amenities, for example: 1) no towel racks but hotel asks people to reuse towels (where do you put them?) 2) air conditioner incredibly noisy. kept room cool but sounded like a plane taking off 3) no snack place. ( nowhere to get a little food at off hours-no vending machine junk) 4) poorly maintained. Toilet seat loose, bolt stripped.

Posted by , from ATLANTA, GA on Jul 2, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 28, 2017 by GM

Dear Robert Thank you for writing about your recent stay and I am sorry you did not have a memorable stay. Towels can be hung on the hooks on the back of the bathroom door, full service hotels do not offer snack places but we do have vending machines available for this and we have no record of any other feedback but we will redouble our efforts to ensure our guests have fabulous stays. We look forward to welcoming you back soon Warmest wishes

2 out of 5


Pros: Good location
Cons: Staff was very unfriendly. During our week stay no one ever said good morning, no one ever smiled, and the atmosphere was cold and unwelcoming.
Location: Sightseeing on Signal hill and in town. Near by whale watching, bird watching, several nice parks.
We were attending a family reunion in St Johns Newfoundland. We had prepaid reservations for two rooms from July 30 through August 5. A few days before our arrival I emailed the hotel to remind them that we would be arriving late. We arrived at the hotel at about 11 PM and were told that they did not have rooms for us but would put us up at another hotel. No apologies, no explanations. We protested vigorously but no one seemed to care at all, so we took ourselves and four very tired children to a hotel at the other end of town. Next morning we returned to the Sheraton and tried to check in but now they claimed that we had reservations only until August 4. I showed them a printed copy of our prepaid reservation and spent another hour trying to get it all straight. I later heard that several other families from our reunion group had similar experiences when they tried to check in. We were finally able to get rooms and were offered a free night as compensation. Throughout our stay however the staff remained very cold and unfriendly. Never even a good morning or a smile. I would never stay at the St Johns Sheraton again.

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 23, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 3, 2020 by ImeldaM

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a high rating! Have a wonderful day!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 23, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 27, 2019 by Nicole Simmonds

We appreciate your review and thank you for staying with us

4 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 30, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 1, 2019 by Nicole Simmonds

We appreciate taking the time to make a review and thank you

1 out of 5

Felt like a cheap Motel experince

I have stayed at many Sheraton properties over the years and I would consider this a low end hotel.The furniture in the room was old and scratched up...more like a cheap motel....I was so upset with the room my husband and I were given I just checked out a few hrs after arriving and went home.The best part of the evening was our experience in the dining room which was an absolute ten,great staff and food.... took almost 15 minutes to check-out...wonder what that was all about?

Posted by , from St.John's NL on Jan 20, 2014

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About the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

Location 115 Cavendish Square, St. John's, NL A1C 3K2

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from January 1 to July 1:

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue

Property Features

As a guest of Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, you'll find an indoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. A terrace, multilingual staff, and a garden are also featured at the luxury Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland was completed in October 2017. This 4.5-star St. John's hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 301 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • Built in 1983
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland offers 301 accommodations with complimentary newspapers and complimentary bottled water. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This St. John's hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

OPPIDAN - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Bivver - This lobby lounge serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 19

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 15.00 and CAD 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 14 per night
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 20.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland
  • Sheraton Newfoundland
  • Fairmont St. John's
  • Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland Canada
  • Sheraton Hotel St Johns
  • Sheraton St Johns
  • Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland St. John's
  • Sheraton Newfoundland St. John's
  • St. John's Fairmont
  • Sheraton Newfoundland
  • Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland Hotel
  • Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland St. John's
  • Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland Hotel St. John's

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This property has received its official star rating from Canada Select.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.