Cape St. Mary's attractions Placentia activities








Tour the beautiful Placentia and Cape St. Mary's area and make
the Harold Hotel your touring headquarters.

Welcome to Placentia.  With our own many attractions in Placentia, neighbouring attractions in nearby communities and our close proximity to the capital St. John’s, day trips to the region from Placentia are endless.  So do just that - tour the region!  Then come back and relax at the Harold Hotel.

Information on Placentia

Newfoundland and Labrador

Cape St. Mary’s Seabird Ecological Reserve

Explore Newfoundland and

Castle Hill National
Historic Site

Atlantic Charter Site

East Coast Trail

Marine Atlantic - Argentia Ferry

Placentia Area Theatre D’Heritage

Air Labrador

Argentia Backland Trail

St. John's International Airport

O'Reilly House Museum

Air Canada Jazz

Argentia War Museum

Spirit of Newfoundland

Salmonier Nature Park

Provincial Airlines

Cape St. Mary’s Performance Series

St. John's Port Authority

Cape St. Mary's attractions Placentia area activitiesThe Harold Hotel is 45km from the world renowned Cape St. Mary’s Seabird Ecological Reserve.  And whether you are a bird enthusiast or not, this is a must see.  The coastal drive is very nice and a short hike to “bird rock” is unbelievably awesome.

We are also located only 5 kms from the Marine Atlantic Ferry Terminal linking Newfoundland to North Sydney Nova Scotia.






From St. John’s/St. John’s Airport - Locate the Trans Canada Highway (TCH), route 1 , and travel west for approx 80km. Just past Whitbourne you will find route 100 - the Argentia Access RoadTurn left onto route 100 and travel for 35km and you will be entering the town of Placentia.  Stay on this road until you come to, and turn left onto Ferndale road.  Follow Ferndale road until you come to a stop.  Turn left which takes you down Jerseyside Hill and across the Placentia Lift Bridge.  Follow this road until it forks and you stay left - Harold Hotel is located approx. ˝ km on the right side.  

From the Argentia Ferry - Leaving the Argentia Ferry you will take the first right exit which is route 100 south which is located just after passing the Visitor Information Centre on your left. Once on route 100 south continue and follow the road and cross the Placentia Lift Bridge which brings you into Townside Placentia. Continue until the road forks at Beach Road and you must keep left - Harold Hotel is located approx. ˝ km on the right side.


HAROLD HOTEL  P.O. Box 142  Placentia, NL  A0B 2Y0
Phone 709-227-2107/2108  Fax 709-227-7700  Toll free 1-877-227-2107
EMAIL     For GPS - 16 Blockhouse Road