Cornerbrook Glynmill Inn

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Corner Brook Hotel
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms Studio
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Canada Select Rating: three & half star (better to high quality, extended services, amenities and services)
78 attractively air-conditioned guest rooms, which include 23 junior suites and 4 Executive Suites
Amenities: Flat screen televisions with audio/video input, hair dryer, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, telephone with voice mail,free secure wireless
All Rooms Non Smoking
Pet friendly guest rooms available - please advise upon booking. bedroom.JPG
Wheelchair accessible
Fitness Room
Business Centre
Located on Corner Brook Stream Trail, with walking trail around Glynmill Inn Pond adjacent to hotel
Customer Loyalty Program
Affiliation: Steele Hotel's - Gander, NL
500 Aeroplan points (some restrictions apply)

The Corner Brook Stream Trail

Just outside the front door at the Glynmill there is a set of stairs which will lead you down to the Corner Brook Stream. The development of walking trails around the Glynmill Inn Pond and the Corner Brook stream makes a very interesting and scenic walk.

Rich in Interest and Charm” The history behing the Inn

iEarly in the 1920's Armstrong-Whitworth Company Limited of England decided that their senior staff required living quarters that would enable them to feel at home while they were supervising construction of what was, up to that time, the largest project ever undertaken in the history of paper making.

In 1923, Mr. Andrew Cobb, a Halifax architect designed the Tudor-Style Staff House and in his honor the street leading to it was named Cobb Lane.

1924_i50_s.jpgOn May16, 1924, Mr. Bill Cossitt and three employees of Pickering & Watson, water and sewage contractors from Halifax signed the register. Three weeks later, the first dinner was served.

Glynmill Inn, the Newfoundland Pulp and Paper Company's executive guesthouse, was designed to be a hotel with a lounge, or lobby, a dining room and the guest rooms. On June 30, 1924, Sir Glyn West, Chairman of Armstrong-Whitworth Company Limited, officially opened the hotel.

1935_closeup_sm.jpgThe amenities provided were very advanced for the period. There were two dining areas, The Carriage Room and a special private dining room for VIP's. There were also two bars, The Tudor Room and a special club called Blomidon, for members only. The tennis courts at the rear of the building were later replaced with a parking lot and a well-stocked livery. There were modern conveniences such as a laundry and vacuum cleaners! Since the proprietors also owned the source of power at Deer Lake, there was an apparent inexhaustible supply of electricity.

glynmill_old_s.jpgFew people realize the impact and roll of The Glynmill Inn in Corner Brook. Many organizations can trace their origins back to meetings held here. Bowater's first General Manager, Mr. H. M. S. Lewin, organized a branch of the British Auxiliary Navy meetings and first navigation classes were held at The Glynmill Inn. The Marble Mountain Ski Club rented a room on the third floor as a Men's Club as early as 1925 and the Blomidon Country Club originated here. The first Girl Guide Company convened during the 1940's in the space now occupied by The Wine Cellar.

In the early 1950's, the first adult education classes for the area took place here. Ever since its inaugural dinner in 1956, the Rotary Club of Corner Brook has had its regular luncheon meetings at The Glynmill Inn.

In 1974, the property was acquired by Atlantic Inns Limited. Incorporated into the original structure, an additional wing with modern guest rooms, banquet and convention facilities. Resulting in a property, which reflects a contemporary spirit, yet retains the rich, traditional heritage.

March 31, 2001, The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador designated The Glynmill Inn a Registered Heritage Structure.

Steeped in the values of yesterday, with a well-earned reputation for the standards of excellence, attention to detail, and personalized service.

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