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Island Sunset Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   19 Beach Cove Lane, Belle Cote, Nova Scotia B0E-2B0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is located on a hill overlooking the ocean. So beautiful! The beach is a rocky, private, rustic beach full of beautiful stones and warmish water. We only stayed one night but we sat on the porch after eating a home cooked meal and watched the sunset, and later, the moonrise, thinking this was a slice of paradise. The... More

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here for a wedding at the end of June. I did not stay at the sunset as a guest but did go for the reception that was being held here in their restaurant. I have to say that this place was very beautiful, the view was amazing and also the food & desert were so good I had to... More

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This place is a total ripoff. We had ordered their romantic escape weekend, which was supposed to come with wine and fruit and snacks. Instead we got a fruit juice and some hard muffins. The rooms are musty ,cold and damp. The Jacuzzi did not work. There was no breakfast available in their restaurant the next morning and we had... More

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London, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Booked online. Was not expecting much because there was not much else in area and I am use to staying at name brand hotels. Wow, were we pleasantly surprised, What a beautiful place. Located right on the ocean. There was nothing between our front door and the ocean. We could view it from every window. Our cottage was very spacious... More

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Angers, France
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I just visited the Island Sunset for the first time in 3 years. The food and service was better than ever! This is easily one of the best places, if not the best place, to eat between the Glenora Distillery and the end of the Cabot Trail. Excellent food, excellent service, great wine menu, a wonderful waterfront view and a... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

I was afraid when I booked the Island Sunset that it would be too far removed from any town and maybe not exactly what I was looking for, but it was great & we were so happy to be there. It is right on the Cabot Trail, close to the entrance of the Highlands National Park. It was extremely clean.... More

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Lethbridge, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Cheticamp area is a pretty wind swept and treeless area but has nice ocean views. We paid quite a lot for this hotel and did not find it good value. The rooms were spacious and nicely appointed and the beds were comfortable but the cleanliness seemed to be lacking in the hallway and bathroom areas. In addition there were a... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights in August as a family. As a previous reviewer wrote, this place has the potential to be so much more than it is currently and I hope the Management take note. It is in a wonderful, peaceful location for touring this side of the island and for viewing the idyllic sunsets over the water.... More

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Sussex, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Stayed one night when driving around Cape Breton. Lovely location and good walks in the village. Great sea views. Room was vast and well equipped with all we needed. No wireless internet, but the lady on reception was so helpful with the office facilities when I had an urgent business matter to attend to. Dinner was very good too in... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

This resort has the potential to be perfect! Lovely location, layout, design, and decor. However, there seems to be no attention to detail. Our suite seemed tired, not very clean, slightly run down. I noticed dustballs in the corners, spiderwebs, mold in the bathroom, etc. The bathroom was my biggest disappointment. As mentioned, there was mold in the corners and... More

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Address: 19 Beach Cove Lane, Belle Cote, Nova Scotia B0E-2B0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Belle Cote
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Sunset Resort 4*
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Located on a spectacular coast, poised along the world famous Cabot Trail, this unique seaside cottage resort is one of a handful 4 star resorts in Cape Breton and one of the only resort that are on the ocean with a 4 star restaurant and beachfront casual bistro. Fresh lobster is available onsite live or to prepared on the beach accessible only steps from your cottage. Island Sunset is just off the beaten track yet is the perfect Cabot Trail home for the coastal adventurer. ... more   less 
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