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Broadwater Inn

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975 Bay Rd., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, 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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

In most inns, you feel like a customer, here we felt like we were John’s guests. Having checked in, John sat with us to give his recommended itinerary of the local attractions and restaurants. We especially enjoyed the Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh and the Celtic College, giving us a greater insight into the culture and history of Cape Breton. We had... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Apply it here. Seems they’ve all been used already. This establishment met all of our needs and exceeded all our expectations during our week long stay in Baddeck. We stayed in a cabin with a full kitchen. (Note: breakfast is not provided with the cabins and must be negotiated separately.) We greatly enjoyed our daily visits in the Inn with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed at the Broadwater Inn for a single night in Baddeck before heading off on the Cabot Trail. John is a nice host, the breakfast was good and the West room was nicely appointed. The view from the room was beautiful.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is our third stay at this wonderful B&B. It seems to get even better each time. We were there for the Celtic Colours festival. The rooms are very comfortable and the atmosphere is perfect to get to know other guests. John, the owner and innkeeper always prepares a great breakfast and tells wonderful stories. It seems like the Broadwater... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We visited Nova Scotia as a mini honeymoon destination. We spent 4 days and 4 nights, getting to and from via the Nova Star ferry. Cape Breton was a must-do for us, despite our short trip. We knew it was a long drive from where we landed in Yarmouth, but thought it would be worth the trip based on pictures... More 

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Breisach
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Bute Aran is the cottage build by the Innkeeper John in 2014. It ist spacious, comfortable and very styilish. We added breakfast in our reservation. Breakfast is a "must to have" not only for the food but for the unique entertainment by the Innkeeper. John is armed with an exceptional kind of Cape Breton humor. With his stories he let... More 

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Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Had a room upgrade, late arrival was no problem! The wonderful breakfast with John telling stories about the history of the house itself and also Baddeck is one-of-a-kind! The house is very clean and in good shape, a very nice place with a nice view on the Bras d'Or Lake.

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Dansville, New York
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19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed here for several days in September. It's an ideal location for activities on Cape Breton. The inn is located just outside of town on spacious grounds with views of the water from our front deck. Our room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was good with juice, coffee or tea, toast, and banana bread each day followed by... More 

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vancouver canada
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were very pleased with our stay at Broadwater Inn. We stayed in the Breton room which was clean and spacious. John the Innkeeper made the stay more enjoyable with all of his stories. Location was great for the Cabot Trail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The staff of the Tourist office assisted us in booking the Broadwater Inn's last available room, the Library, for our two night stay and we were delighted with the results! The room was comfortable, spacious, and attractive. John, the owner and innkeeper was warm and welcoming. He was full of stories of local history, around and within the Inn and... More 

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