Chat with us Sustainability | Royal Inn + Suites Happy Valley-Goose Bay | Labrador | Hotel

We are proud to be an Indigenous-owned hotel, generating revenues to contribute to the well-being and sustainability of our people and communities.

Royal Inn + Suites recognizes and respects its social responsibility ensuring that our quest for sustainability grows and evolves.

We operate our Makik Sustainability Initiative whereby we strive to reduce our environmental impact and promote sustainability, while also encouraging education and personal health and wellness. Makik is the Inuttitut word meaning “to rise, to stand up” – We rise to the challenge to protect our environment + stand up as a leader for the well-being of our people.

We pledge to:

  • Reduce waste and increase recycling.
  • Conserve water and energy consumption.
  • Choose nature-friendly products.
  • Promote the use of local products, ingredients and services.
  • Comply with relevant environmental legislation and take a proactive approach to future requirements and obligations.
  • Inform guests about our policy and how they can participate.
  • Engage and educate our employees in environmental and sustainability issues.
  • Engage service providers to increase usage of environmentally-friendly products and supplies.
  • Monitor and review our environmental performance on an ongoing basis with a focus on continuous improvement.

We seek to conserve natural resources through the responsible use of energy, water and materials, while also maintaining the quality of service expected by our guests. The policy is reviewed annually by a committee led by our Energy and Innovation Specialist.


Some of the items completed recently include:

  • Upgrade of over 430 LED bulbs throughout all guest rooms and common areas.
  • Implemented a Vivreau water filtering and bottling system to eliminate plastic water bottle usage in hotel rooms.
  • Partnership with local suppliers to reduce packaging and select more environmentally-friendly products for a variety of operational items including breakfast supplies and cleaning supplies.
  • Cans, bottles and all beverage containers are collected and taken to our local recycling depot.
  • Partnered with NL Hydro to offer EV Fast Charging Stations at our hotel.
  • Monthly Team Makik meetings are held and the team comprises of employees from a variety of operations across the hotel.
  • All organic food waste is collected and added to onsite composting facility. The nutrient rich soil will be used to support the growth of our vegetable and herb garden which our staff will plant this summer.
  • Implemented a Towel reuse program to support guest wishing to reduce the environmental impact of their stay by re-using their towels.
  • Conducted an Energy Assessment to determine priority upgrades for energy efficiency.
  • Held staff wellness workshops to support the overall health and well-being of our employees.


For more information about Royal Inn + Suite’s Sustainability Policy and Program, please contact:  Moe Neji – Guest Services Supervisor.




Great hotel. Best in Goose Bay in my opinion. Very clean rooms and exceptional front desk staff.

– Google Review

Excellent accommodations and friendly, helpful staff. It had everything we needed and more.

– Google Review

The Royal Inn + Suites is a real gem of the North! Their rooms were quite spacious with everything you need for a short or extended stay. They had guest laundry available. I would stay here any time!

-Google Review

What a gem of a place!! Beautiful spot with a great outdoor area surrounded by mature birch trees for a relaxing setting. The staff are very, very friendly quick with a smile and helpful. The rooms, lobby, and exterior are very clean and well maintained. The beds and pillows are comfortable. I would have no hesitation recommending this hotel for your next stay.

Google Review

Nice clean place to stay in the North. Spacious room nice bathroom! The Nespresso coffee machine is a nice addition. Also, very nice gym for use during your stay!

– Google Review

After travelling for weeks and staying in several different hotels, all good quality, arriving at The Royal Inn was still the best! Lovely room, comfy bed, fabulous big bath, thick, soft towels and service with a smile! Thank you.

– Expedia Review