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At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn

123 Pierce Street, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1P4, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in North Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Iris M Sackville, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sackville, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night and would stay again. It was in the heat of summer and the air conditioner had just been installed. We were quite warm all night which resulted in a lack of sleep. Found out in the morning that the air conditioner was sitting inside of the window with huge gaps around it, not allowing the... More

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Sorry about the air conditioning. You are right it did have the gaps and I am working on fixing. Lost my maintenance person so had to install the best I could. Hope to be better prepared next time. More

Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of staying with Heather for three weeks whilst attending Maritime Drilling School and can only say great things about the experience, I would highly recommend and was very sad to leave. Heather is really friendly and very helpful with nothing being too much trouble, the rooms are clean and very comfortable, WiFi works well! I don't think... More

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

W. I will miss seeing your smiling face before classes in the morning and after your hard day of training. My off season long term stays always result in a special friendship and I will look forward to the day you bring your overseas friends for a visit to Cape Breton. All the best in the future. More

Surrey, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
16 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

The location is great for those taking the ferry. Our challenge was to find a pet free B & B and this was it. From here we wandered North Sydney, ate at the Lobster Pound, drove to Glacé Bay, Englishtown, Louisbourgh and more. Heather was very friendly with lots of advice about things to do and where to eat. The... More

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Harbourfront123, Manager at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

It really is amazing how so many people can be in one location and make relatively little noise. It is also nice to be in a location where my visitors can stay central and travel out to various sites from here. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope our paths will cross again. More

CALIFORNIA
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171 reviews 171 reviews
45 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This is the best place to stay in North Sydney. Heather is very organized and went out of her way to make sure we had a comfortable bed per our preferences. She was very helpful in planning our trip on the Cabot Trail. Breakfast was very nice. The room was great, although it could use some place to put luggage... More

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share. The folding table is the luggage stand but you have given me an idea and if time permits this year, I think I will see if I can develop some kind of folding rack to add to the little table. I did so much enjoy your visit with me and I hope... More

Moose Jaw, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Heather & staff were very accommodating & extremely helpful with directions & places to see. Room was very clean & comfortable. Breakfast were very nice! Stayed 3 nights, would stay gain & recommend to friends!

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Harbourfront123, Manager at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Always nice to have people who stay for a number of days. The trouble is everyone leaves me and I often feel like family is going away. I will look forward to the time we get together again. More

Port aux Basques, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Our room was spotlessly clean and very comfortable, and the breakfast was delicious. Also, Heather (the owner) is one of the friendliest, most generous people I've met. If you have a day to spare, drive out to the Fortress of Louisbourg. It's a truly memorable place.

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. This year it looks like things will be busy again but I hope I can continue to find room for travelers who are as nice and fun as yuou. Hope to see you again. More

Minneapolis, MN
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Very hospitable but otherwise nothing much to recommend it. Very hospitable but otherwise nothing much to recommend it. Very hospitable but otherwise nothing much to recommend it. Very hospitable but otherwise nothing much to recommend it.

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Harbourfront123, Manager at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. If there are specific needs that were not met or other suggestions to improve guests stay, please let me know. We do our best to meet the basic needs of travelers but always there are alternatives that may make a visit better. Hope you trip went well. More

Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We were pleased with this choice - very home like and well located. Great for long walks along the harbour and walking distance to large chain stores for any supplies. Our room came with a sofa bed. Though the Inn may feel a bit cramped if every room was occupied - none were when we were there. We had to... More

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share. It is really surprising how I can have a full house and still seem like there is almost no one here unless the guests gather on one of the porches and have a gabfest (one of my favorite times). One table does get close for breakfast but it all seems like part... More

Grand Manan, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Everything went smoothly - from taking the reservation to guiding me to the B&B after I got lost Room was clean, comfie and ample size. Private bath was clean and spacious. Neighborhood was quiet at night - slept soundly - was even able to catch part of a NFL preseason game on ESPN (in North Sydney of all places). Breakfast... More

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

I do encourage all my guests to keep my toll free # 1-888-606-3001 with them so I can be of assistance at any time they are trying to find the place, need to alter arrival time or need information. So glad I was able to help you More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We stayed there waiting for the Nfld ferry. Only minutes away. Heather was friendly and welcoming. She runs a very clean and comfortable experience. The experience was better than the other motels we stayed in Breakfast was great! Her B&B is highly recommended! Try a bit of East Coast hospitality!

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

I do feel there is a special feel to a B & B and it is our homes and we welcome you to be part of them. More

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Address: 123 Pierce Street, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1P4, Canada
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > North Sydney
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The Harbourfront Hotel North Sydney
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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At The Harbourfront is a couple of blocks from the ferry to Newfoundland and across the street from the bus terminal. For travelers touring Cape Breton: we are approx 45 minutes from the start of the Cabot Trail. We are near the city of Sydney with all its entertainment events and casino, about 45 minutes from Glace Bay's Savoy Theatre and Miners Museum, the Fortress of Louisburg and East Bay the home of Rita MacNeil’s Tea Room. Also not too far from the many golf courses and festivals that are part of the summer events in Cape Breton. North Sydney offers free entertainment at the wharf in the summer season. New North Sydney Arena and new Culture and Heritage Centre will add to the pleasure of those visiting the area along with the Sports Museum and Fossil Centre, nearby in Sydney Mines. ... more   less 
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