Located in Manitowaning Ontario on the east side of Manitoulin Island.

It is located on Highway # 6, half way between Little Current, where the Swing Bridge is located, and South Baymouth, where the Chi-Cheemaun Ferry Boat docks.

Wayside Motel has 6 large rooms    (18' x 20') , 1 room with 1 queen  bed and  5 rooms with 2 double beds.   

 All rooms are air conditioned, have a 4 piece private bathroom, coffee maker, fridge, free WiFi, flat screen cable TV's and alarm clocks. The furniture in the rooms is made of rustic cedar style, for a unique look. 

 All rooms are Non Smoking.

Ample parking for large vehicles and trucks.

Wayside Motel is about a 10 minute walk from the downtown core, where you will find, a grocery store, drug store, restaurant, gas station, library, L.C.B.O,  and museum. Also in town there is a post office and Bank of Montreal with an ATM.

At the waterfront, there is a public beach, and marina.

An 18 hole golf course with a restaurant is 2 km. away.

Lots of fishing spots around the area as well as hiking trails. The Cup and Saucer hiking trail is a favourite of many avid hikers.


The Wayside Motel in Manitowaning is half way between South Baymouth Ferry dock to the south, and the Little Current Swing Bridge to the north. ( approx. 32km  or 20 miles each way )