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Fogo Island Inn

210 Main Road | Joe Batt's Arm, NL A0G 2X0  [SEE MAP]Joe Batt's Arm, NL  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Beautiful property with ocean views at every turn
Pricey room rates
Fogo Island Inn isn't your average hotel. The inn, which is held up by stilts so as not to damage the rocky topography it sits on, features a contemporary, almost futuristic architectural design that seems at odds with the centuries-old fishing village it occupies. Because of the inn's remote location on Fogo Island (situated off the northeast coast of Newfoundland, Canada), the property cultivates a familial, intimate atmosphere that recent guests loved. You won't find much in the surrounding area, but the inn provides all the unique amenities you could need for a relaxing, secluded getaway. In addition to a fitness center, the Fogo Island Inn offers a rooftop deck with wood-fired saunas and two outdoor hot tubs, a 37-seat theater, a small art gallery, a library, a lounge and bar and a restaurant with vaulted ceilings and dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows. Aside from the amenities, it was the inn's 29 suites that really impressed visitors, who called a stay at the property a "once-in-a-lifetime" experience. Rooms are outfitted with floor-to-ceiling windows (perfect for admiring the ocean views), natural wood floors with in-floor heating, heated towel racks and heated toilet seats with a built-in bidet, among other amenities. The only gripe among lodgers? A stay here does not come cheap.
Joe Batt's Arm, NL
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 29 rooms
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  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating


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Other Awards

  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2019
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2019



Everything about this place, perched on the very edge of the continent, invites superlatives—stunning modern architecture and interior design, breathtaking ocean views, exquisite cuisine, advanced technology, and renowned hospitality.

Fodor's Choice



The community concierge links guests with island residents for tours that shed light on the hermetic world that evolved here based on the once-fertile cod-fishing grounds.

Travel and Leisure


The interiors were a collaboration between international designers (including the U.K.-based Ilse Crawford) and island craftspeople; quilters created bedspreads and other textiles, while boatmakers made furniture.

Conde Nast Traveler


Looking out at the wind-whipped North Atlantic from Fogo Island, you feel like you’re on the edge of the world: just you, the icebergs, and utter silence.

Other Awards

  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2019
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2019

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 507 have reviewed the Fogo Island Inn, giving it a rating of 5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 507 reviews 5.0 (based on 507 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The guest rooms and suites at the Fogo Island Inn feature fuse contemporary, Scandinavian minimalist design with locally made arts and crafts-style furnishings, resulting in unique spaces that are sleek yet cozy. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow the rooms to flow seamlessly into the stunning natural surroundings, from rocky shoreline to expansive seascapes. Heated floors and toilet seats are one of many gracious details guests will be delighted to find, as well as sound-proof windows with sections that swing open to let fresh sea air inside.
  • Many rooms have wood-burning stoves and deep-soaking bathtubs
  • Rooms can be reserved on their own or with a “full-board” option, which includes three meals a day as well as a welcome snack

Standard room size300 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

What makes the Fogo Island Inn special is its rugged, remote location perched over the rocky shores of Joe Batt’s Arm peninsula in northern Newfoundland. The contemporary building is surrounded solely by land, sky and sea offering a sense of surreal isolation. The property is as challenging to get to as it is to imagine, and most guests will have to use a combination of planes, cars and ferries to arrive here. Very few services and amenities are available nearby.
  • Land and ferry transportation from the nearest major airport is provided by the inn and costs $1,000 CAD for up to four passengers
  • A private airstrip and helipad are provided nearby
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


The Dining Room at the Fogo Island Inn offers an award-winning all-day dining experience for hotel guests and outside visitors. Towering floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the sea and its surprising sightings, like migrating whales, icebergs, dramatic storms and colorful sunsets. Local ingredients are celebrated in everything from the creative cocktails served in the bar lounge to the entrees presented in the contemporary dining room.
  • Everything served is house made and regionally sourced
  • Selecting the full-board room option includes three daily meals

Number of restaurants1

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


Families with children are welcome at the Fogo Island Inn and there are a variety of activities and attractions that will encourage kids to unplug and connect instead with the world around them. On site, kids can spend time reading and playing games in the whimsical library, or watching educational films in the 37-seat cinema. Outdoors, kids can explore nearby beaches, go berry picking, learn local crafts or go hiking, snowshoeing, fishing and ice skating.
  • The Fogo Suite rooms can be re-arranged in a variety layouts to meet family needs for up to four occupants
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs


The Fogo Island Inn provides treadmills, elliptical machines, weight machines and yoga mats in a workout studio on the second floor. Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase ocean views and allow ample natural light to flood the small space. Outdoors, the island has more than 120 miles of paths and trails that encourage independent wandering and wildlife viewing. Other recreational activities include biking, ice skating, snowmobiling, fishing, boating and star-gazing. More unique leisure activities include foraging for mushrooms, quilting and berry picking, depending on the season.
  • Bicycles, storm gear, trail maps and binoculars are provided complimentary
  • Three-hour guided hikes are offered for up to four people
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


A state-of-the-art conference room is available for corporate events and meetings on the second floor of the inn featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, a conference table and a wood-burning fireplace. Basic office supplies, laptops, audio-visual equipment, printing services, complimentary Wi-Fi and an in-ceiling projection screen are also provided. Team-building events and activities can be arranged by on-site staff like group hikes, cooking classes, live music performances and workshops like boat building.
  • Group rates include all meals, gratuities, office supplies and orientation upon arrival
  • Other on-site group venues include a rooftop terrace, a cinema theater and an art gallery

Number of meeting rooms1

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available


The Fogo Island Inn has been recognized as one of the loveliest places to tie the knot in Canada thank to its remarkable natural landscape, architecturally impressive spaces and notable culinary offerings. Couples can choose among several venues for their celebratory gatherings including a rooftop terrace, cocktail lounge, art gallery and library spaces and a private conference area.
  • Wedding packages include a three-course wedding dinner and a complimentary suite for the newlyweds with a 15-room minimum group reservation

Maximum wedding guest capacity70

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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