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Outdoorsman Motel

705-856-4000

The best Wawa Motel with very clean rooms, free Wi fi, pet friendly (dogs only), free parking, walking distance to restaurants and stores.

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Best Wawa, Ontario Motel for families, contractors, motorcycle and snowmobile enthusiasts, hiking, kayaking and canoe enthusiasts. We have all the amenities to make it your best stay.

4.7 Star Customer Reviews

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Wawa Motels: Outdoorsman Motel

Wawa’s best northern motel

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Welcome to Outdoorsman Motel, located in downtown Wawa, Ontario. We are your hosts, Lyne and Ray Vaillant, the newest owners of the Outdoorsman. We know you have many choices in Wawa motels, but we invite you to try our accommodations. We promise you won’t be disappointed. In fact, most of our guests say that staying at our motel feels more like a hotel when they stay here. And, we are certainly proud that people visiting Wawa make us their first choice in motels. We are a family-operated motel, dedicated to providing clean, spacious, non smoking rooms that feel like your home away from home. In fact, our motto is “Spend The Night, Not A Fortune.” That’s how our guests say they feel when they leave our motel. We want to be your choice in Wawa Motels and look forward to meeting you soon.

Best Rated Amongst Wawa Motel

Our motel guests consistently rate us with 5 Star Google, Facebook and Trip Advisor ratings, as the best northern motel they’ve stayed at. We pride ourselves on setting our site apart from other Wawa motels by adding the little extras like offering free coffee that is freshly brewed each morning along side some freshly-baked cookies. Read our 5 Star reviews below.

Call to reserve your room: 1-705-856-4000

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Call to reserve your room: 1-705-856-4000
Book your room online now: Click here

Motel Amenities

All our furniture is hand-made solid wood artisan furniture. We have modern bathrooms and showers
  • non smoking rooms

  • clean rooms

  • internet access and free Wi fi

  • fresh-baked cookies

  • full-sized refrigerator freezers

  • clean modern rooms

  • walking distance to restaurants

  • pet-friendly rooms

  • BBQs and utensils

  • free airport shuttle

  • new air conditioning

  • modern private bathroom & shower

  • clean modern rooms

  • freshly brewed morning coffee

  • microwaves

  • free parking, private parking,

  • across from the beer store & grocery store

  • large family friendly rooms

  • patio chairs and side table

  • free drinkware & wine glasses

  • non smoking rooms

  • clean rooms

  • internet access and free Wi fi

  • fresh-baked cookies

  • full-sized refrigerator freezers

  • clean modern rooms

  • walking distance to restaurants

  • pet-friendly rooms

  • BBQs and utensils

  • free airport shuttle

  • new air conditioning

  • modern private bathroom & shower

  • clean modern rooms

  • freshly brewed morning coffee

  • microwaves

  • free parking, private parking,

  • across from the beer store & grocery store

  • large family friendly rooms

  • patio chairs and side table

  • free drinkware & wine glasses

Lyne & Ray welcome you to our friendly and refurbished motel.

Get a great night’s sleep!

Wawa’s Best Clean Motel

In your travels along Lake Superior, you will not find a cleaner motel than the Outdoorsman. We pride ourselves on our motel cleaning protocol. Our housekeeping team are the best when it comes to ensuring that all the finer cleaning details are taken care of. All our rooms are non smoking rooms.
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Our cleaners ensure our motel is clean and properly sanitized.

  • TV remote controls, light switches, phones, door handles, countertops, and tables and chairs are cleaned and sanitized daily.
  • We use the best germ-killing cleaners to protect and ensure your safety.
  • Motel bedding, comforters, and pillowcases are changed and washed daily.
  • Refrigerators emptied and cleaned daily.
  • Bathroom sinks, counters, toilets and showers, and shower faucets are scrubbed, cleaned, and sanitized daily.
  • Motel carpets are vacuumed daily and cleaned regularly.
  • Remove the linens, clean the trash, dust all furniture, wipe and disinfect all surfaces, make the bed, thorough cleaning of the bathroom,
  •  Restock toiletries, drink glasses, and notepads and pens.
  • Vacuum and spot-clean the carpet, and sweep and mop the floors daily.
  • Hallways and entrance areas are cleaned daily.

Everything is inspected daily by our Motel owner before check-in time commences, so you can be sure that your room will be spanking clean the moment you step in it.

The Best Motel Room Rates

Your search for the best hotel deals is over. We hear travelers comment that we keep our average nightly price very competitive and fair. We do offer a special average nightly price for contractors who stay for longer terms.
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Internet and Free Wifi Access

You can be rest assured that you will always have reliable internet access and free wi fi during your stay. The kids will be able to stream their movies or games on their phones and you will have solid access to internet for emails, social media and video streaming.

Complimentary BBQs and Barbecue Area

We want your stay at our motel to be memorable, what better way than to offer free BBQs and utensils ready for when you come off that long drive off Highway 17. We have everything ready for you, even that patio furniture is outside during the warmer weather. Our families, contractors and motorcycle and snowmobile groups really enjoy the BBQs when they travel.

Full-sized Refrigerators

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Each room has a full-sized refrigerator and freezer included, not mini fridges. For some of our motel guests, who stay with us weekly and for months at a time, this allows them to keep a week’s worth of groceries while they work long hours during the weekdays. The refrigerators are kept clean and spotless by our cleaning staff before check ins.

Motel Amenities We Offer

Your hosts, Lyne and Ray, have travelled the world and they understand what tourists, travellers, families and contractors want and need during their motel stay. And Lyne and Ray have added a few extras to ensure that you feel more like you are at home.

They offer complimentary glass drinkware and wine glasses upon request so you can truly enjoy and savor your favorite beverages.

New, modern air conditioning units are available in every room.

We offer a few accommodation types of rooms with two queen beds, larger rooms for families or groups that include three double beds, and some rooms with a kitchenette, coffee maker and microwave. There are also limited rooms that are pet-friendly (dogs only). There are hair dryers in each room with ironing boards, alarm clocks, and a large wooden dining table and chairs. You may notice that all the motel room furniture, including the bed frames, and tables are hand-made hickory wood furniture by Amish artisans.

There are comfortable patio chairs and side tables placed outside your rooms so you can enjoy the great outdoors during the warmer weather.

Call to reserve your room: 1-705-856-4000

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Outdoorsman Motel Stay

Fresh Brewed Coffee and Fresh Baked Cookies

Unlike most hotels and motels in Wawa, we are a family-owned business, and as such, we treat all our guests like family. We offer freshly baked cookies and freshly brewed coffee to our guests every morning by 6 a.m. in our main office. Come on in and say hi with your family and share a story or two, ask for travel suggestions. We have everything you need.

Free On-site Parking, Private Parking

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The Outdoorsman Motel has the best parking, with a well-lit parking lot, and reserved parking spaces for large trailers or industrial commercial vehicles. The parking lot is under video surveillance 24/7 for added security. Guests are able to park directly in front of their rooms on the main level and directly underneath their motel rooms on the second level. If you are with a group, we do our best to put all our group guests together next to each other.

Flat Screen TV with Cable TV

All our motel rooms come with a modern flat screen TV, remote control, and a full cable package included.

Limited Pet Friendly Rooms Available

We love pets and we pride ourselves on being pet-friendly – for dogs only. We have limited pet-friendly rooms available. It is recommended to call and reserve your pet-friendly rooms as soon as possible. An added benefit, is that there is a park next door to bring your dog for a run or a nearby sandy beach.

Large Family Friendly Lodging

The Outdoorsman Motel is a great place for families while travelling. We offer larger 3 double bed motel rooms so that your family can stay together. Our rooms are spacious and there is ample room on the second-floor balconies and in front of the rooms on the main level for family get togethers. There is a park located right next door to the motel for your kids to enjoy and get fresh air.
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Walking Distance to Wawa Restaurants

When you stay at the Outdoorsman Motel, you can walk to all Wawa’s best restaurants for breakfast, lunch or dinner. There’s a Tim Horton with an on site restaurant for all your beverage and snack food needs. We can even give you directions to the local bars as well.

 

Close to Wawa Stores and Fitness Center

The Outdoorsman Motel is located in downtown Wawa and just a short distance to the local public fitness center, arena and skating rink. You can find local souvenirs and necessities at the local shops and stores. There is a Canadian Tire store and a motorcycle and snowmobile store for parts and accessories if required.

One of Wawa’s Best Contractor Motels

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Our goal is to be the best northern motel for contractors staying in Wawa. We know how challenging it is living away from home for long stretches of time. We focus on making your stay with us stress-free and feeling like some of the elements of home.

Our property has a parking lot that can accommodate industrial and commercial vehicles up to 80 feet. The parking lot is well-lit and paved with video surveillance to ensure maximum safety. We have all you need, and whatever we don’t have is close by.

Enjoy the Wawa, Ontario Outdoors, or Festivals and Events

Our Motel is just a short drive to enjoy all the Wawa scenery. You access local sandy beach, hiking trails like Lake Superior Provincial Park, Nokomis Trail or scenic High Falls, you can access the local boat launch to enjoy boating, canoeing or kayaking.

Wawa is best known for its famous big Goose Monument that overlooks the entrance to this picturesque community. This historical monument marks the opening of the last link of the Lake Superior section of the Trans-Canada Highway more than 50 years ago.

Wawa’s location on the northeastern shore of Lake Superior makes it a natural stop when travelling around the Lake Superior. It’s a wonderful destination for fishing, paddling, and winter adventures like snowmobiling. The abundance of inland lakes and rivers makes for many remote wilderness adventures. You’ll find a number of accommodations, restaurants and things to see and do here. The Heritage Doors located at parks and scenic locations are original works of art that tell stories of local pioneers and community characters.

Visit Scenic High Falls and Silver Falls. Just a few minutes’ drive from the Goose is Sandy Beach. Made famous by Group of Seven painter A.Y. Jackson (Shoreline, Wawa, Lake Superior) this gorgeous beach is a natural gathering place for locals and visitors. Learn the history of the Group of Seven in Algoma and the history of the Indigenous people who settled the area.

There are numerous Wawa festivals and events including the Blueberry Fair, Canada Day Celebrations, the Festival of Lights, the Wawa Winter Carnival and Wawa Music Festival to name a few.

Visit the Tourist Information Centre located at the junction of Highway 17 and 101. Travel Centre Staff are local experts and can answer all your questions about the area. The Centre is open from May to Thanksgiving.

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Don’t Just Take Our Words for It; See What Our Guests Have to Say About the Outdoorsman Motel

  • I enjoyed my stay at the Outdoorsman Motel. The room was clean .The bed was comfortable. The staff were very professional and friendly. I will definitely stay here again.

    Kelly Bray Avatar Kelly Bray
    June 30, 2022

    We are driving from Ottawa to Vancouver with lots of overnight stays in chain hotels. This stay was by far the best. Clean, comfortable and friendly. Highly recommend. Only minor criticism was that as we had to leave very early, coffee was not available. Pot in the room would have been icing on the cake.

    Carolyn Holyome Avatar Carolyn Holyome
    June 30, 2022

    Love this place ❤️. Its warm and cozy. The new owners welcome you like family. The outdoorsy and country theme is inviting. Brand new everything from the rugs to the unique lamps. Took a day long motorbike ride with friends and and were happy to rest at this little gem. They even provided free shammys to wipe our bikes down. The new owners are delightful and helpful if you need anything. The rooms have a full size fridge and freezer to store anything you may pick up across the street at the local grocery store. There is also a beer store and restaurants less than a block away. Outside there are new barbecues and also lawn chairs for you to enjoy the fresh air. Last but not least , fresh delicious coffee and just baked cookies offered in the morning. We will most definitely be staying again.

    Janine Benwell Avatar Janine Benwell
    June 30, 2022
  • Very clean, very accommodating and friendly staff. Quiet. Great air conditioning, beds and shower. Love the decor. 🙂

    Shannon Young Avatar Shannon Young
    June 30, 2022

    Clean, quiet, lovely furnishings, super friendly owners, everything you desire in a romantic get-away or stay for the night as you pass through. 100% recommend it. Gorgeous scenery. Best place to go ice fishing. Small town close community feel. I felt safe and happy after my thirteen hour drive. THANK YOU for having us

    Jayne Irwin Avatar Jayne Irwin
    March 30, 2022

    We and our little dog had the pleasure of staying last night. The room was so warm and inviting. Everything was spotless!!!! Fridge, microwave, flat screen. The bathroom was so clean and new. Perfect for the weary traveller. Very welcoming host and hostess. Definitely staying there on the return end of our trip.

    Katie Nicholson Avatar Katie Nicholson
    March 30, 2022
  • This is a little gem in Wawa. The beds are super comfortable, you can tell the bathroom was redone recently and it looks great. The rooms are adorable. One suggestion I would make is to put a chain on the door to the rooms for little escape artists like my son (4yrs) , he was able to open the door freely so for the nighttime we put the table infront of the door to avoid him getting out. The room was impeccably clean, I swear not a spec of dust anywhere. Will definitely stay here again if we need to stay the night in Wawa. The cookies and coffee in the lobby are a cute touch for the morning. I'd also like to add that the staff are very friendly!

    Abby Tourout Avatar Abby Tourout
    August 30, 2022

    I came in late and the owner waited up for me and even helped park my big moving van for me. It was so nice and the decor allows you to feel at the cabin. Loved the seated shower stall. Very clean. No complaints at all.

    Lee Mac Avatar Lee Mac
    July 30, 2022

    Amazingly clean comfortable rooms and very affordable. Great coffee and baked goods in the morning starting nice and early. Definitely recommend this place to anyone traveling through. This will definitely be our choice going forward for place to stay when traveling.

    Shelly Parkhill Avatar Shelly Parkhill
    August 30, 2022
  • Stoped here after our long drive from Toronto. It’s just the place you need, clean and comfortable!! Also very nice people and amazing service!!!

    Kira Stevens Avatar Kira Stevens
    November 9, 2022

    Good clean rooms, comfortable bed, friendly staff, excellent value. Minor annoyances were: coffee supplies didn't include cream, shower didn't work well, would have liked extra pillows.

    Greg Gale Avatar Greg Gale
    May 30, 2022

    I was dreading the thought of looking for a room in Wawa on a Sunday night but we were too tired to keep driving. I chose this Motel after reading so many positive reviews. It is gem! Don't let the rustic appearance of the rooms fool you. The decor is not old and musty, it's beautiful and comfortable. Our room was very clean and had an updated bathroom. We would certainly stay there again.

    Sandy Brodie Avatar Sandy Brodie
    June 30, 2022
  • Great place for our family of four. The room was really clean and the bathroom looked brand new. Staff and owners very friendly and accommodating. Best part, the motel is right next to a playground so entertaining our 2 year old was easy. I would stay here again.

    Aubs Ow Avatar Aubs Ow
    August 30, 2022

    Excellent motel! Our room was comfortable, clean, and updated and the kitchenette was really convenient The staff were very friendly and we enjoyed the fresh cookies and coffee! Wish we could have stayed more than one night!

    Sarah V Avatar Sarah V
    July 30, 2022

    What a beautiful place to stay in Northern Ontario. Super friendly and accommodating staff. The rooms are so clean, neat, cozy and comfortable. There's even fresh baked cookies and coffee at the main office every morning. Highly recommended and A1 place to stay if you're in Wawa. Thanks Ray and Lyne for a fantastic stay at this beautiful little gem!

    Ray Patrie Avatar Ray Patrie
    July 30, 2022
  • I’m driving across country to deliver our beloved dog to his new location. Called in short notice and was assigned one of the pet friendly rooms. Clean and immaculate. The bathroom appears all newly renovated and is spotless. Check in was a fantastic experience and I was so happy I wrote this review pre checkout

    Al and Andrea bonner Avatar Al and Andrea bonner
    September 30, 2022

    Ray greated us and was very friendly. Our room was fresh smelling, very clean and had everything we needed. Cute decor. We are doing the Lake Superior Circle tour on our motorcycle and have stayed in various places along the way. We would definitely recommend The Outdoorsman. Also close enough to places to walk to eat if you don't want to ride your bike to dine.

    Tamara O'Connor Avatar Tamara O'Connor
    August 30, 2022

    Barhroom was new, bright, and very clean. Fridge in room was convenient. Queen bed was clean and comfortable. The Canadians stick headboard was very charming. We would stay again.

    S G Avatar S G
    May 30, 2022
  • The best place to stay in this beautiful part of Canada! The rooms were spotless and very comfortable! So cozy! The cleanest motel! Excellent service. Everything was perfect right down to the fresh baked cookies! Thanks so much to Ray and Lyne for your hospitality! Ray and I enjoyed our stay there. It was such a pleasure to meet you both. Looking forward to another stay and visit. Highly recommend this motel!! Five star! ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Sharon Fowler Avatar Sharon Fowler
    September 30, 2022

    FABULOUS! A hidden gem. We had to stay in Wawa unexpectedly due to road closures and were so pleasantly surprised with this place. Our room was clean, quiet, and cozy with an adorable cabin feel. Nice big fridge, new bathroom fixtures and everything worked great. The staff were kind and helpful. Bonus points for the warm cookies in the morning!

    Chris Brooker Avatar Chris Brooker
    May 30, 2022

    Super comfy and clean rooms. Full size fridge and huge high def TV! Was amazing by everything, definitely would stay again. Thanks!

    Nadia Tymoshuk Avatar Nadia Tymoshuk
    October 30, 2022
  • Highly recommend the Outdoorsman Motel! Very clean room, large bright bathroom, full size fridge, quiet, and comfortable beds! Lyne and Ray, the owners, go above and beyond to meet your needs!

    Cory Kutchaw Avatar Cory Kutchaw
    July 30, 2022

    The best hotel experience I've had. The rooms were tidy and well kept. The full size fridge and freezer as well as the barbecues were a great feature for someone like myself who was staying for an extended period of time. The coffee and cookies available early in the morning made for a great start to my work days and the owners were incredibly friendly and personable.

    Michael Beauchamp Avatar Michael Beauchamp
    August 30, 2022

    My husband and I stayed here twice, on our honeymoon road trip. On the way up, we decided to book here and we loved it! We loved the cabin vibe of our room. It was very clean and comfortable. The gentleman checking us in was very nice. They even offer some baked goods and coffee in the morning. We loved it so much, we decided to stay there again on the way back. It is a very small town so there's limited things to do but Lake Wawa is beautiful! Highly recommended!

    Emilie Meilleur Avatar Emilie Meilleur
    November 2, 2022
  • Love this place! Super clean, comfy and the staff are very nice. We arrived late and they were sure to make accommodation for us upon arrival. I would highly recommend this spot to anyone who comes through town. Added bonus there’s fresh cookies and coffee in the morning.

    katherine allman Avatar katherine allman
    August 30, 2022

    We stayed overnight on a road trip. Great place to stay! Super clean and friendly. You can tell the owners take immaculate care of the property. Highly recommended!

    Nancy Smetaniuk Avatar Nancy Smetaniuk
    September 30, 2022

    We were traveling cross-country to relocate and needed a stop in Wawa along our route. Becuase we were traveling with pets, our choices were limited and some of the places -- even national chains -- were run down and it was evident that NOBODY who worked at them cared about their guests or their business. Our expectation were quite low when we arrived at the Outdoorsman Motel in Wawa, but were surprised and delighted. It is charming and the owners have clearly gone out of their way to create a clean, inviting experience for their guests. Lots of little touches that show they care deeply about the role a good motel plays for a weary traveller. We loved that they had all of the take-out menus from local restaurants in the room and offered us some extra towels and cloths becuase they knew we were traveling with pets. Highly recommended.

    Robert Rose Avatar Robert Rose
    May 30, 2022
  • Thus is a great place to lay your head. Very clean. The owners are inviting and accommodating. I would go back. A tip though...it fills up fast for best to book ahead.

    wendy pearce Avatar wendy pearce
    July 30, 2022

    I have been to dozens of motels across Canada, but this motel is by far the best!! Not 5 stars but 10 stars!! Ray and Lynn, together with their staff, are great people. Ray and Lynn make you feel almost like your family from the first moment. The rooms are beautiful, everywhere is clean, everything is working, WiFi is amazing, they even invite you for a coffee and cookies in the morning! This motel is better than many 4 star hotels!! I have been here twice and will come again. Thanks Ray and Lynn you are the best!!!!

    Peter Antal Avatar Peter Antal
    September 30, 2022

    This place is amazing. Lyne and Ray are great Hosts. Newly renovated by far the nicest place in Wawa. Clean well maintained and organized. I would definitely stay here again. This place deserves more then a 5 Star rating. Keep up the great job.

    Phil Costa Avatar Phil Costa
    September 30, 2022

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