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RR#1 Cape North | Aspy Bay, Nova Scotia B0C 1G0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Haddonfield, Nj
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed three nights here, at this pleasant, bit rustic B&B, on quiet road off the Cabot Trail. It's a former trading post, as evidenced by all the memorabilia in the front room. Antiques in the parlor are interesting to look at but not so comfortable to sit on. Delightful little game room; wish we had had the time to play... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most interesting places we have ever stayed in. The old general store was fun to look around in as were the other common rooms. I like the fact that much of the house is true to the period. The hosts are friendly and knowledgeable. Breakfast was wonderful out on the deck, with freshly baked scones... More

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners of this place are really wonderful folks, and obviously strive to maintain its authentic old general store character. That said, I have come to base my hotel/inn choices largely upon the information on Tripadvisor, and so for the benefit of other travelers like me, it is with some sadness that I feel I must say that the very,... More

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Chelsea, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed in many B&Bs and small inns around the world, but this is one of the most charming. The Four Mile Beach is a classic heritage inn, chock full of Cape Breton culture, folk art and music. We spent 2 nights in early August, our hosts John and Janet were extremely warm and welcoming. They were quick to share... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It is an unusual place, which was the general store many years ago. Has not been updated much at all. The owners were very helpful with places to eat and see in the area. The place they sent us for dinner was outstanding! They told us about all the great places to visit and hikes to do. Our bed was... More

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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a great place to stay. It could be used as a home base for touring the north part of Cape Breton or just for a night while travelling. The hosts were very informative and helped us with sites to see and place for supper.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

First and foremost, I cannot say enough great things about the hosts, John & Janet, who are remarkably knowledgeable of the area despite having lived and worked in this area for many years. Their eagerness to point us in the right direction was so obvious! The building is like a combination museum and library and quite eclectic. Love the warmth... More

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Tillsonburg, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This Inn is a great choice for those wishing to stay at the top of the Cape. My sister and I visited July 3rd and 4th for two nights in Room 8. This room is a self catering apartment with kitchenette and air conditioning. When we were there it was very hot and humid (28+ degrees) and this room is... More

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Bruton, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

I found the Four Mile Beach Inn on Google and I knew it was exactly the kind of place we had been looking for. We wanted somewhere for three nights that we could use as a base to explore the northern area of Cape Breton and this lovely old house was the right answer. It has a great sense of... More

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Clemson, South Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

What a lovely old place! It's a wee bit off the beaten path, but that's kind of nice, too. The inn is set in an old general store, and the history of the place is still very much on display. Our room was cozy, clean and comfortable. John & Janet whipped up a very nice breakfast with freshly baked breads,... More

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Address: RR#1 Cape North | Aspy Bay, Nova Scotia B0C 1G0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Four Mile Beach Hotel Cape Breton Island
4 Mile Beach Inn
Four Mile Beach Inn Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

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The Four Mile Beach Inn is a large heritage property with a long history in the community, dating back to 1880's. We have five rooms and three efficiency units with modern facilities, including a honeymoon suite. Our rooms range from $79 - $140 per night. We also offer a complimentary buffet breakfast inside or on the back porch.The area is rich in activities ranging from kayaking, biking, whale watching, beaches and hiking. ... more   less 
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