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Cabot Trail Motel

8450 Trans Canada Hwy 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Baddeck
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jane G Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just off the highway on the edge of town with a great view of the lake, the Cabot Trail motel makes a great spot to rest after a day of driving. I pre-booked in March and was sad that I was not initially given a veranda room in the front. The proprietress did switch some things around to accommodate... More

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37 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked ahead of our arrival with the owner and she totally looked after us. This location was perfect for the touring of the Cabot Trail and coming back a second night. The restaurant closes at 20:00 so don't miss it if you come in late. There is delivery by a local pizza place which is awesome.

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Homosassa Springs, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed four nights at the Cabot Trail Motel. I had an excellent experience. It is perfectly located for doing the Cabot Trail, just a few minutes from Baddock so close to shopping and restaurants but you don't have to go in town because they have a restaurant on site with GREAT food and lovely staff. I ate breakfast... More

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Fletcher, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cat was so helpful with our stay. Our room looked out on the beautiful water. We even had a call the next morning saying that our breakfast was almost ready! How nice was that! We were given great advice about the scenic Cabot Trail and the Bell Museum(a must to see) The beds were extremely comfortable. This is a great... More

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Dresden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you cycle it's always much more comfy to not sleep in a tent. And this bed was just amazing, I slept better than ever. Clean bathroom, free coffee and listening to some music on the TV made my day!!! Thanks Cathy and Tom. I really appreciate any help during my travels! <3

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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Spent two nights at the Cabot. The owner and staff are absolutely terrific. Accommodations are just what you would expect......clean, comfortable and useable. Satellite tv, deck overlooking the lake and a restaurant for breakfast and dinner (although the owner did offer to make sandwiches for lunch as the weather was to wet to ride). This motel should rate serious consideration... More

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Charlottetown, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

5 of us stayed in 2 rooms over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and couldn't have picked a better place to stay! Rooms were very clean and staff was very helpful and great to talk with! The restaurant served turkey dinner and was just like mom makes. The meals were awesome ! We are already planning a trip over this summer... More

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New Brunswick
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Our stay was pleasant as were the staff. Room was clean. View was spectacular. Sunrise amazing. Breakfast was good and reasonably priced. To those who are expecting a 5 star resort I suggest not stopping at a Motel.

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Shediac, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Room was small with dank/mildew smell. Only 2 very small pillows on queen sized bed. Very hard mattress. Plug missing from bathtub, made do with a paper cup. Taped broken TV remote came apart if not held tightly. From the outside, a very attractive property but would not pre-book as would not want to stay there again without having checked... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Stayed 3 nights, room was very clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I would recommend this motel for any one visiting the area. The current owners have only been there this year and are making improvements. The only thing we could improve on the room we had was the carpeting, it was clean but dated and needs... More

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Address: 8450 Trans Canada Hwy 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Baddeck
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Cabot Trail Hotel Baddeck
Cabot Trail Motel Baddeck, Nova Scotia - Cape Breton Island

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under NEW Ownership in 2013 we are settled on the shore of the Bras d'Or Lake, this family run Motel sits on top of a beautiful hill overlooking the lake. We have a private beach and docking facility, and a heated in-ground pool. Our Cabot Restaurant is open daily for Breakfast and Dinner, with most seats providing amazing views of the lake. We are 5 minutes drive from the Village of Baddeck, and the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. A wonderful stop for two nights when traveling around the world famous Cabot Trail. We are a small, comfortable, CLEAN, family motel that specialize in making our guests feel at home. We are " A refreshing stop along the way..." ... more   less 
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