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West Point Lighthouse

364 Cedar Dunes Park Road | West Point, Prince Edward Island C0B 1V0, Canada
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lighthouses
Description: This famous lighthouse features an inn, a museum and a restaurant.
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

we stayed in the main lighthouse tower B&B and the experience is one of a kind !! looking through the window while you are sleeping on your bed and all you see is the red sand beach and the ocean ! then you can climb up the light house and have a 360 degree view of the surrounding. it is... More

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Willimantic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Great stop if you're doing all or part of the North Cape Coastal Drive. The red sand, water, and lighthouse views were beautiful. My husband and I traveled to this spot in the off-season, mid-October with our miniature dachshund. While exploring the coastline we only bumped into one other couple. It was a peaceful outing! It appeared that during the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

For a family of four, we paid $10 for entry to see the lighthouse museum which permits you to climb the 72 steps to the top of the lighthouse. Definitely worth it for the beautiful views (but use common sense - dont go when it's cloudy/rainy). Note: we drove here planning to also stop at the restaurant but as the... More

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Cornwall, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The inn (hotel?) is very nice, newly renovated, the rooms are comfortable, a good size, and have private balconies with a great view of the sea. Great place for a walk on the beach, which goes on forever and starts a few steps from the inn door. Breakfast is so-so, few choices, toaster not working when we went (brand-new place,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We stayed for a night in the Tower room right in the lighthouse. Definitely a unique experience. The room was very well done and spotless, with a great ensuite with shower and standalone bath tub. Does take a while for the water to run hot, but then it probably wasn't in the original plumbing plans! (And it gets there eventually)... More

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Alberton, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

The rooms are very attractive, and well kept. The Staff are friendly and the museum is quite informative and certainly a sight to see at the very top, I give only 4 stars because 5 dollars per adult for the museum is a bit high. I can't comment on the food, but It is a good place to stay for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Can't say much due to visiting before the season, but well kept lighthouse and grounds. The lighthouse is actually open to walk around and up into the "light room" so you have a 360 of the area and coast. Friendly staff and a good selection in the cafe

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

We stayed here for one night during our recent trip around PEI and Nova Scotia and were so impressed with everything!!! The room was wonderful- great balcony, lovely furnishings and perfect location!! We ordered dinner from the restaurant up the road and they were so gracious to deliver it to our room so that we could enjoy the sunset from... More

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Middle Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

The views from the lighthouse are great, and this lighthouse has great information on the history and structures of lighthouses. It is worth a visit to this one. I agree with one of the other reviewers, that visiting 2 or 3 lighthouses on PEI is enough unless you have a special interest in lighthouses.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

My husband and I took a week to drive around the island and stayed at several different locations. The Westpoint Lighthouse was our first stop. They remodeled a few years ago and the result was a very comfortable and nice accommodations. We had a second story room that had a comfortable bed and balcony I opted not to stay in... More

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