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MidTrail Motel & Inn

23475 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E-2P0, Canada
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MidTrail Motel & Inn
Ranked #3 of 6 Pleasant Bay B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at MidTrail Motel late July 1st. Upon checking in, we were met with the sights and smells of fresh lobster dinner! Right away, we checked in and ordered some lobster dinners and chowder. The restaurant was scheduled to close but the staff were happy to stay open to feed us late travellers :) The lobster dinner was amazing!... More

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Saskatchewan, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here in 2013 and thought it was great. Beautiful spot. The food was very good and we would certainly stay here again. The only downside was the beds but they were replaced so I guess there is no downside. Our family of four stayed in a family room and there was plenty of room, great view.

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Michigan
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189 reviews 189 reviews
39 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The MidTrail Motel is in a perfect location for those who wish to take their time exploring the Cabot Trail (and there aren't many other choices!) While dated, I will say that the room and bathroom were clean. The unit a/c (needed when we were there in early July!) was LOUD. Also, the breakfast in the dining room was only... More

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, friendly and a nice view of the ocean from the room. Bathroom looked up graded, There was not a coffee pot or kettle to have tea or coffee in the am. It was good for a over night stay . There' a older tv in room but it worked well.

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Venice, FL
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an older facility that has had some upgrades, but still comes across as very dated. The rooms, however, are large and clean. Our room did smell very stale, but after airing it out a bit was ok. The bath appeared to have been upgraded recently and had a nice tub/shower and sink. The queen bed was very comfortable.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We spent 3 nights at Midtrail and I wished we could have stayed longer. Our room was very clean, spacious and overlooking the ocean! I'm a very picky eater and gluten-free aficionado. The food at the restaurant was excellent - fresh and made with love (at least for me). The waitresses at the restaurant were very friendly and accomodating. Catherine... More

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Calgary, AB
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Our room was large and very clean. . The bed was very comfy. We had a great view but was too windy and cool to sit outside. We had dinner in the dining room which was not bad but the service was very slow and they weren't very busy. I thought they had gone to catch our fish!

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Pictou, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This property has an amazing rocky beach! The rooms are clean and comfortable. The food in the little restaurant was also very good. There are not any phones in the rooms but they do have a phone for public use and they also have long distance phone cards you can purchase. This property has lots of green grass area to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The hotel is dated but the rooms are spacious and fairly clean. The shower was a hit after dealing with a low pressure shower earlier in the trip. We were upgraded to an ocean view family room for the same price as for the mountain view room. The motel has a restaurant area but we didn’t try it as we... More

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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We stayed at five different hotel accommodations while in Nova Scotia and this was my least favorite. The motel is very dated. I think I could feel springs coming through the mattress. The shower didn't even work properly. It was not a comfortable stay. Breakfast is not included so there isn't much choice in pleasant bay. Again for what you... More

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Address: 23475 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E-2P0, Canada
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Pleasant Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
MidTrail Motel & Inn Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia - Cape Breton Island

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Nestled in between the mountains of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and overlooking the sea, Pleasant Bay & the Midtrail showcase some of the best scenery that the Cabot Trail has to offer. All rooms are fully renovated and the restaurant serves a great selection of tasty dishes including Lobster, Mussels, Snow Crab & Scallops as well as a variety of other choices to accommodate most preferences. World class whale watching is just a short walk away and the hill behind the restaurant or the private beach below serve as amazing places to take in the incredible sunsets as they dip into the sea each night. ... more   less 
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