We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 19 Baddeck B&Bs / inns

Broadwater Inn

975 Bay Rd., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Broadwater Inn to your Saves list
Broadwater Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
88%
Ranked #3 of 19 Baddeck B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
dhj01776 Sudbury, Massachusetts
  • Reviews (159)
  • Photos (93)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (37)
  • More
Write a Review

159 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    112
    29
    12
    5
    1
See reviews for
29
102
4
1
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (37)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Sudbury, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a small, charming B&B on Bras d’Or Lake on Cape Breton Island. John, the inn keeper, is a wealth of information about the area as well as the best way to see the Cabot Trail. Make sure that you ask him for advice before you leave for the Trail. Our room was the “Bay” room and was charming... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Matlock, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent the first week of a three week trip to Cape Breton in Bute Arran. What a great place to start our holiday. The cottage was immaculate, very comfortable and the hot tub was a real treat! John was very welcoming and full of local knowledge and stories.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Toronto, Ontario
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Broadwater Inn overlooks beautiful Bras D'Or Lake. The 2-bedroom Verandah Suite was huge, and well-appointed, including microwave and fridge. John, the host, was extremely friendly and regaled us with stories of local history and folklore, having grown up in Baddeck. If you need any information about Cape Breton, John is the man to ask. The inn is a well-known participant... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Summerside, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Bute Arran Cottage, for 7 nights durning our honeymoon, it was built new this year, very clean and so relaxing. Beautiful view of the water, We enjoyed the hot tub and BBQ on the deck as well, very nice place and the owner is very nice and helpful!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
CapeBretonMusic, Owner at Broadwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for your visit and review , hopefully you`ll have a stroller next visit.....lol all the best...John The InnKeep More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
268 reviews 268 reviews
140 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay especially if you want to do the Cabot trail. Just a little out of Baddeck so it's quiet and with a superb views of the lake. The room was comfortable and quiet and the breakfast was great. John is so knowledgeable and helpful and with a big personality.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
CapeBretonMusic, Owner at Broadwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for your visit, it is hard being a InnKeeper as you never know who is coming in the door. For guests at least they have reviews and websites to go by.We have been blessed with the best guest,hope to see you guys again....John The InnKeep More

Toronto
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this Inn just outside of Baddeck is just perfect (especially for taking in the Cabot Trail), but unless you're a boater or a golfer that's about all it can offer you. The staff are quite relaxed and not necessarily super responsive - it's a B&B after all. We didn't get the B&B package so we missed out... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
CapeBretonMusic, Manager at Broadwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit , our property is made up of unique room types, all offering different settings and amenities. All this is outlined in our promoted media and priced accordingly. Visitors select what they wish. I can not apologize for any instance that would have lead to a 3/5 review as there are many 5/5 from the same... More

Charlottesville, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here in July of 2014. We did not have a reservation and were quite pleased to be able to find a nice room in the B&B part of this facility. John was very helpful and informative about the local area. Our room was very clean, the bed comfortable and had a great water view. We... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Baycroft is an adorable 2-storey, 2 bedroom (plus extra living room futon) cottage which is located only a few kilometres from the beautiful town of Baddeck. Truly a writer, artist's or adventurer's paradise, this quiet cottage is situated in the woods, well away from a road facing the spectacular Baddeck Bay. We enjoyed the serene waterfront from the modern wood... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Jeffersonville, Ohio
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed four nights at the Broadwater, John the Innkeeper was a great host. Property sits up on a hill overlooking the bay, what a great view. Close to Baddeck and a good base for touring the area. Breakfast was good and the room was comfortable. The Alexander Graham Bell Museum is less than a mile away.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Bayside, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

John and his staff are fantastic, warm, friendly, inviting and on the beautiful setting of Bras D'or Lake. We brought our family member (doggie) for our stay and it was so nice to have such a lovely B&B to stay at that allowed our well behaved pet! I had messed up my arrival date and with no fuss about it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Broadwater Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Broadwater Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Broadwater Inn

Address: 975 Bay Rd., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
Phone Number:
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Baddeck
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your Broadwater Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Broadwater Hotel Baddeck
Broadwater Inn Baddeck, Nova Scotia - Cape Breton Island

93 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (63)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (8)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Family/play areas (2)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (37)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (31)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (29)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Baddeck with
any amenities

Amenities

Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Cape Breton Homestead in quiet setting along Baddeck Bay one and half mile east of village. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
13

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Broadwater Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer