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The Mountain View Motel & Cottages

23659 Cabot Trail Rd, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2PO, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a last minute booking, and not much to say. Wallpaper that has been out of date since the 80's is peeling & room wasn't super clean. However, despite mosquitoes buzzing in our ears overnight, the hotel is located a 10 short minutes from beautiful Gampo Abbey. We enjoyed a memorable sunset over the ocean & grounds of this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to stay for 1 night as a stop-over. We stayed for three nights and were expecting more. There was no microwave or fridge in the room nor was there a hair dryer or a coffee maker (which I thought was standard these days). Coffee in the morning cost us $4.50 for 2 cups. The room wasn't cleaned or... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late at night and found out that they close at 10 so they left the door unlocked. When we got in the whole entire cottage was full of bugs! There were even dead bugs on the wall! The Cabot trail was very nice though. The people who work there are nice too. I would not recommend this cottage... More 

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Antigonish, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for the July 11th weekend and would recommend this motel to all. It is the halfway point on the Cabot Trail and the scenery is absolutely spectacular. The staff went above and beyond and treated us like family. The home cooked meals were awesome and the entire staff was very friendly and went above and beyond to accommodate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going counter clockwise (recommended) after cheticamp . It was the first "real" looking place we came across. Looking for breakfast, we were not let down. Menu is a bit off and out of the ordinary. Staff were great. Spot was nice. I recommend a pit stop here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a family owned business. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The full size bed is extremely comfortable, the linen and abundant towels smell so fresh due to the staff hanging them in the ocean breeze and the bath/shower was very clean and pressure strong. I love that! Where the room misses desire is no shampoo, blow dryer... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Good for a quick stay, not longer. No housekeeping service. No cell service, internet hit and miss. No phone in room. Restaurant - morning waitress good, girls at night uninterested. Pop is 3 bucks for less than a can, no refills, fountain pop. Food mediocre.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We were there in off season and this was open. It was also the least expensive in the area. The room was a room, the bed was comfortable. Cable did not work, but unfair to hold this against them as we did not seek assistance. Area was beautiful so no reason to complain

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The Mountain View has some motel rooms and a number of stand-alone cottages. The buildings are spread out and the grounds are well kept. We stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage. The kitchen had a full sized refrigerator and range/stove, plus a microwave, toaster, coffee maker and sink. The 2 bedrooms had double beds (which my husband found a little... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The people here are wonderful all our meals were very good but you pay too much for what you get. The cottages would be better with a small living room.Prices I was quoted not what we were charged. Restaurant prices quite reasonable.

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