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Trailsman Motel

10003 Hwy #105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Baddeck
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Kentville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Loved staying here while on a little long weekend getaway. The room we had was down close to the lake, close enough to put the kayak in for a evening paddle. The rooms were clean and quiet. Very nice breakfast in the mornings to get you up and going. Would stay here aging when we travel this way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Beautiful location and overall nice stay. Parking is easy. The rooms are nice and clean but a bit noisy. The open lake area is an amazing place to hang out . If I am ever in the area again I definitely would book it again. I wouldn't however use the ice maker.

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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This motel is located right on Bras d'Or Lake with a beautiful view. It is located on the highway that leads directly to the Cabot Trail making the trail very accessible . It makes a great starting and ending point to see the entire trail. The motel amenities were fine. Free wi-fi and breakfast. Breakfast consisted of an assortment of... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Motel has a good view/location of the lake. Located close to the Cabot Trail. Rooms are a bit dated. Shower was horrible. Water varied from freezing to scalding hot in an instant. Same thing happened in other rooms. Pay a little more and stay in a motel right in Baddeck where you will be closer to the action. This motel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Located at a great start/finish location for the Cabot Trail this is a very useful 2 night stop. The pluses are easy. Location for sure with a fabulous room view across Bras D'Or Lake. Also sloping lawn to the water's edge and chairs to enjoy your "sundowner". Staff is very friendly and happy to share (and argue about) their personal... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Clean and well appointed room. Quiet with pleasant view at the back. Well greeted by the owner upon arrival. Our only complaint would be the free morning breakfast. We felt kind of lost and out of place in the dining room.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

No frills, good, clean accommodation with lovely views of the lake. We stayed under the dining room and heard no noise from early diners. Breakfast was self-serve and although there’s not a large range of food on offer, there was easily enough to sustain us until lunchtime. Our accommodation included a separate bedroom as well as a large lounge room... More 

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Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Our stay at this motel was fantastic. Alicia and the rest of the staff were most friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean and fresh and a beautiful view greeted us each morning. Good location for Cabot Trail.

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

nice rooms very clean and modern with great views at a good price, friendly staff they can answer all your questions about Cape breton. perfect location for your first stay on cape breton the head of the cabot trial is just up the road and also down town Baddeck ,home of the Alexander Graham Bell museum. the pool is well... More 

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Braeside, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Advertised as in Baddeck when it is 5 miles away. Very basic rooms. It was supposed to have a view of Lake Bras d'Or but most of the shoreline is overgrown and a view is only available after a walk to the shoreline.

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