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Inn at Whale Cove Cottages

26 Whale Cove Cottage Rd | Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick E5G 2B5 , Canada
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Houlton, Maine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We didn't stay here, but we did eat here on the recommendation of another inn owner on the island. The food was fantastic, the service was great. Overall a wonderful dining experience. We also took the opportunity to walk around the grounds a bit before dinner and enjoyed the scenery very much.

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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107 hotel reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Returning to the Inn at Whale Cove Cottages and Grand Manan is a dream come true – one that stays the same, yet never gets old. Laura Buckley’s wonderful compound that includes charming inn rooms and cottages, from rustically-cozy to luxurious is the ideal base for a stay on this special island. I’m not sure who has a better time... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Hi, First trip to Grand Manan. In fact we only even learned there was such a as Grand Manan a couple of years ago...what a well kept secret! We stayed 5 nights in Jul in the Bungalow. We were two people and it was the perfect size. It was very clean and well keptThe kitchen is small but well equiped.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We woke in the morning, in a comfortable bed to a cool breeze off the water, a the site of whale cove from our attic window. Our bathroom, and the inn's sitting room were full of books, one of our favorite things. But the best surprise was the superb cooking of our innkeeper. We travel all over the world, and... More

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Rothesay, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We ate at this property with another couple after a delightful whale watching afternoon. All our meals were very good to excellent. The crab cakes were probably the best I've ever had and the Seafood Medley couldn't have been better. No deep fried here! The only disappointment was the lack of wine choices; one red and white by the bottle... More

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Key West, Florida
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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We spent one night at Whale Cove Cottages and wish we had planned for more. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and well appointed and immaculate. We will stay there again if we return to grand Manan. Breakfast is wonderful and dinner at the restaurant is not to be missed. We loved the atmosphere, food, and service. Everything was nearly perfect.... More

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Orono, Maine
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We spent four nights in one of the B&B rooms in the inn. Spotlessly clean, very comfortable, and charming--antique furnishings, leaded glass windows, and tasteful watercolors by local artists. The breakfast was delicious and plentiful! Examples: fresh peach pancakes, strawberry rhubarb compote with greek yogurt, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, etc. Gorgeous view of Whale Cove right outside, and immediate... More

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Thame, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We ate in the restaurant and the food was interesting and nice, but really quite expensive for what we got. I would not recommend the restaurant for children. Better to go to Sailor's Landing for a family meal!

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Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Wonderful views and good hiking right from the lodge. Trails are of average difficulty though the rocky beach is a bit of a challenge. Best feature of our stay were the meals which were exceptional and pleasantly served.

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Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We've been back to this charming inn five times now and have stayed in various flats, rooms and cottages - all of which are superb! The proprietor Laura Buckley works very hard at what she does - and on top of it all, she is the island's best chef! Cottages are self-catering, but it is always fabulous to go to... More

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Address: 26 Whale Cove Cottage Rd | Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick E5G 2B5 , Canada
Location: Canada > New Brunswick > Grand Manan
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Ranked #2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Grand Manan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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