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11 Derby Point Rd, Grand Narrows, Nova Scotia, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not have the opportunity to stay overnight, but we did spend the afternoon here with a group of Gaelic enthusiasts. What a magnificent place! The owners have done a fabulous job decorating and upgrading and would have loved to have seen the rooms! We had afternoon tea with our group which was out of this world! Ceud mìle... More

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Paisley, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the Grand Narrows hotel for a few nights in the middle of a self drive trip around Nova Scotia. The hope was to have quiet couple of nights to recharge the batteries. We could not have chosen a better place to stay, the hotel is indeed in a quiet, scenic, location away from the crowds. The rooms were... More

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Lowell, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

It was like we were going way back in the past. The tall ceilings and roomy rooms (we were in one of the 2 front lakeview rooms). A lot of history at this B&B. The host was very freindly and helpful. We felt at home there. Locals were swimming at the beach but we didn't feel the weather was hot... More

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Sylvan Lake
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We stayed here for one night. The house is beautiful & you can just feel the history in it. It was cool to stay in a place that has so much history attached to it. Our room was simple & clean, it was nice to have a private bathroom.If you want a quiet, no fuss, relaxing spot to stay this... More

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Anniston, Alabama
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

This hotel is practically on top of Bras d'Or with beautiful views and sunsets. The MacNeil's are wonderful people who make you feel welcome and are happy to give advice on where to go. We fell asleep listening to the frogs both nights...would definitely go back.

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Thank you for your kind review. It is very nice to hear you enjoyed our "Old Hotel" and the beautiful view! More

Dartmouth, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I stayed at the Grand Narrows with my husband 2 summers ago. It was a fantastic place to take a break and have a nice hot shower (and real bed!) and breakfast after our fun busy camping trip on the Cabot trail! It was a beautiful building with a lovely host and a yummy breakfast! And soooo much history!

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Edison, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

My husband and I spent two days at this historic property which is being carefully restored. The owners were more than happy to share their insights and stories regarding the building and how they came to own it. Elaine was proud to share two books that include accounts of the grand old hotel when she realized we were interested. We... More

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Caledon, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

Beautiful hotel, awesome history, scenic location on the water with a gorgeous view of Bras d'Or Lake. It's not really close to any towns but we were able to have dinner at a new hotel close by that had just opened up which was great. The room was excellent, we stayed in the MacLennan room. It was clean, had its... More

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Prince George, BC, CANADA
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103 reviews 103 reviews
27 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

Beautiful old restored hotel. Huge yard to run around. Right on the water. Alexander Graham Bell stayed here many times in the late 1800's. The room is very nice, the bathroom is huge and the breakfast was great! There isn't much to do around this hotel so plan your day to either drive to Baddeck or Sydney, that's where the... More

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Nova Scotia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

My husband and I took a week to explore Cape Breton and chose this B&B for one of our stops because of its central location. The hotel is steeped in history -- we stayed in the Bell Suite where the likes of Alexander Graham Bell and Helen Keller had laid their heads in years gone by. US presidents and other... More

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Address: 11 Derby Point Rd, Grand Narrows, Nova Scotia, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Grand Narrows
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We are an historic property built in 1887 by H.F.MacDougal the M.P. for this area in Sir John A. MacDonald's government.Hotel guests included Alexander Graham Bell, King GeorgeV1, Sir Charles Tupper, Lord Stanley,Teddy Roosevelt,William H. Taft and Grover Cleveland and many others. We are very centrally located on Cape Breton Island on the beautiful Bras d'or Lakes.There are four guest rooms all with private bath and a large verandah overlooking the water. Very quiet and comfortable.Only 4hrs. from Halifax. ... more   less 
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