Things To Do In St. John's

Sandman Signature St. John's Hotel is located in a distinctly welcoming destination surrounded by an abundance of things to do and see. To enhance your stay, we have compiled a local guide of nearby attractions and activities to thrill every member of your family.

George Street

For the absolute best in live music, restaurants and bars, you definitely should make your way downtown to historic George Street. And, it’s only 6.5 km from Sandman Signature St. John’s Hotel. Whether you’re here for the annual George Street Festival or for a short time and want to get “Screeched in” to become an honorary Newfoundlander, George Street is a can’t miss.

Avalon Mall

Just a short 2.2 km from Sandman Signature St. John’s Hotel is where you’ll find Avalon Mall, touting the largest food court in all of Atlantic Canada. When you’re done filing your belly, check out the over 140 brand name and boutique retail stores and other services.

MUN Botanical Garden

From the lobby of Sandman Signature St. John’s Hotel, you’ll find yourself in a breathtaking boreal forest just 3.4 km away. MUN Botanical Garden welcomes you with its vast collection of natural splendour, including native and exotic plants and perennial and vegetable gardens too. In fact, there are over 250 species of vascular plants, as well as 26 butterfly species and birds representing more than 120 species.

Manna European Bakery & Deli

When the coffee’s just right in your room at Sandman Signature St. John’s Hotel, you’re going to want something to go with it. Take a quick trip to Manna European Bakery & Deli for made-from-scratch menu items, which are sure to delight, and it’s only 3.4 km away.

Smart Centre St.John’s

Whatever you need, you’re certain to find it at Smart Centre St. John’s. There’s a collection of stores, from hardware to grocery and hair salons to pet shops, waiting for you to discover. The Smart Centre is only a kilometre from Sandman Signature St. John’s Hotel. 

Pippy Park

Experience one of the largest urban parks in Canada, only a few kilometres from Sandman Signature St. John’s Hotel. Pippy Park is a massive 3,400-acre outdoor adventurer’s paradise.