Battery Hotel (St Johns, Newfoundland)
The Battery Hotel
is located on Signal Hill overlooking
the St. Johns harbor.
This location was originally used for
fortifications in times of war from the 18th
century to the second world war. Perched high on
the hill, a battery could defend
against ships entering the harbor.
The Battery Hotel offers good
lodging at reasonable prices.
- Ask for a room with harbor view.
It's really quite striking.
- Claim a table by the panoramic
window at the bar. The harbor lights and city
_-view are well worth it.
The nachos are memorable.
In fact, even if you don't stay at
the Battery Hotel, stopping by for a beverage
at the bar is well worth it.
Signal Hill also
served as the historical reception point for the
wireless signal sent by Marconi in 1901. Today,
the location has National Park
status. Just minutes from the Battery Hotel, it
is worthwhile to stop and listen to
the park guides explain the history and the