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Telegraph House

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479 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Launceston, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Telegraph House is in a central position in Baddeck, and the perfect place to stay and explore this amazing island. The rooms are quaint and full of old fashioned charm. Very clean. The management and staff are extremely helpful and courteous.

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Dundas, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice old style hotel located in the town of Baddeck, walking distance to all restaurants and the one pub in town. Hotel has a main lodge, then another series of rooms out back. Stayed in the main lodge, nice rooms, need a little bit if TLC, a little paint, quaint living room area, outdoor front street facing patio, reasonably priced,... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could give this a better review but it fell short. The positives are the friendly staff and central location. The majority of this property is a motel. The room I stayed in was in dire need of an upgrade. I saw one of the other rooms which was updated and it was much nicer. When booking I... More 

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Ajijic, Mexico
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I very much looked forward to staying here... lots of history in a building that is over 150 years old... but it has become over-dated. My room had threadbare chairs, a weak bed, no A/C, egress out a window to almost no landing area for 20 feet, no fire sprinklers, and incredibly, no internet although they claimed to have. The... More 

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Honolulu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed here many times over the years but it is getting a little tired and worn. Staff are always friendly and helpful. Prefer to stay in their other property - the Dunlop house. Much nicer and on the water.

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Richmond Hill
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a no fuss motel/BB. We had 4 in the family and was accommodated with 2 double beds and one single. There was no air con, only ceiling fan and desk fan, Thank goodness it wasn't hot during our 2 day stay, The rooms were quiet. The location was right on main street, but there really is nothing to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a double/double room in the main lodge which was very small but certainly adequate. The hotel is clean and charming and the staff are exceptionally friendly. Excellent location downtown, very reasonable prices - good value for the money.

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Regina, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After touring on the Cabot Trail, we stopped in Baddeck for a night. We were booking 'on the fly' so asked to see the rooms. We were shown these little cabins behind the Telegraph House along with the rooms in the house. We picked this one....it was cute, comfy and very reasonable. It was located right downtown so we could... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The public area on the main floor of this hotel has clearly been updated and is beautifully decorated and furnished. Unfortunately the rooms do not live up to the same standard. Everything is dated and cheap looking - furniture is cheap wood veneer, bathrooms are ca 1980 with plastic flooring and terrible water pressure, carpets are old and worn, paint... More 

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Sydney
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely little guest house in sleepy Baddeck. We had a room in the back motel part no 25, and was very pleased, there was parking, a comfy bed, refrigerator, coffee/tea machine and an overhead fan (rare in Canada). Only thing missing was a hair dryer and the wi-fi a little slow but not a huge deal. The... More 

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