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Cabot Trail Hostel

23349 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great place for outdoor loving people who need a affordable place to stay and don't need a fancy place. The owner is a friendly and welcoming person that shares his experience and even food with his guests. That made our stay even greater and more enjoyable in great cape breton!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I spent two nights at this hostel. He had stayed before but this was my first hostel experience and I must say it couldn't have been better. The facilities were clean and Shane and Dawn were super friendly and welcoming. We stayed in the bunk house and then, unexpectedly, Shane moved us into the main house in... More

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spotlessly clean, wonderfully congenial and homey atmosphere. Dawn, the manageress is a delight and very helpful in recommending places to see, where to buy groceries and restaurants nearby. The hummingbird feeder on the deck was so interesting - she makes the nectar that attracts multiple ruby-throated hummingbirds at the same time. Will definitely recommend to others and return myself.

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Munich, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This cozy little place just radiates warmth and family, which is in no small part thanks to Dawn, who is the heart and soul of the hostel. Super friendly, super helpful and knowledgeable about the region, events, trails, etc. The rooms are spotless as are the bathrooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I had no intention of even stopping by, but a friend had highly recommended me to stay at hostels during my trip to save money, so i just thought i will check it out just for the heck of it, the staff was cheerful, the room was reasonable so i decided to take the experience, and believe it or not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I have stayed in many different hostels around the world, but this was by far the most basic. My partner and I had a private room, which was large and cosy enough. However, the walls in this place were paper thin, and the gaps below the doors meant that we could hear EVERYTHING going on in the surrounding rooms (which... More

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I have stayed in hostels all over Europe, and have seen the best and worst of hostels. This hostel is one of the best I have stayed in! The location along the Cabot Trail is fantastic, as you can easily access Cape Breton Highlands National Park trails, the beach is just a short walk away, and you can keep busy... More

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

I've travelled and hosteled throughout Europe - and have stayed in places in about 30 countries. This was one of the best hostel experiences I have ever had. It's not lavish - it's not the Hyatt. Bu it is extremely cozy, clean and felt like I was staying with a family. Dawn, the caretaker, is one of the kindest and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Basic accomodations, nothing fancy but very clean. Great spot for hikers or campers looking for hot showers and a place to sleep and cook out of the elements. They have a nice deck with a grill! Dawn, the manager, is super nice.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I had the opportunity to stay here as part of a tour organized by Salty Bear Adventure. I simply loved it! Dawn is a great host and she was always looking to help us. The place is very cozy, quiet and clean. The hostel offers a basic accommodation with some more amenities like BBQ, WiFi, common room and kitchen. I... More

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Address: 23349 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Pleasant Bay
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Clean, Friendly, Budget accommodation on the Cabot Trail, surrounded by the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The Cabot Trail Hostel is within walking distance of beaches, restaurants, whale tour boats, gift shops and the Whale Interpretive center and is an ideal place to stay while exploring the Cape Breton Highlands and surrounding area. We have both co-ed dorm rooms and private rooms. The hostel is well equipped with two kitchens, a bbq, three bathrooms as well as common areas and two newly built decks. A pleasant peaceful place to stay in Cape Breton. Hope to see you soon!! ... more   less 
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