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Merry's Motel

15356 Cabot Trail | P.O. Box 1052, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
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Merry's Motel
Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Cheticamp
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed based on others' reviews, and it was a great stop. Very economical and clean. Very friendly owner-operator with great suggestions about the area. It is basic, but all we needed for our first night on the Cabot Trail.

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Warkworth, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent place to stay. Good service. Very very clean rooms. lovely chairs outside to sit out and look at water and boats, Only issue we did not like was very hard beds. Both my husband and i woke up with sore backs.

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Plymouth Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is perfect for visiting The Cape Breton Highlands NP. Basic continental breakfast with blueberry muffins and bakery fresh bread for toast. Freshly brewed coffee & orange juice was also available. It is a short drive toward the park for Tim Horton's if you need more. Sue and Martin are gracious hosts, and you get a B&B feeling even... More

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Oil City, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the night at Merry's Motel when traveling around Cape Breton Island. The rooms are spotless, something you notice as soon as you walk in the door. There is a small refrigerator in the room, which was nice, since we had a cooler with us for camping and could put things in it for the night. The bathroom was... More

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Newport Pagnell, England
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Cheticamp on our way round the Cabot Trail. Looking for a convenient place to stay, we saw Sue's place. We'd read reviews before and it looked like the right place for us. Sue is a great host and is always happy to chat and give advice about what to see, where to go and the best places... More

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Orange, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This small family owned motel has been renovated to provide modern comforts. The proprietors operate as a B & B, providing a simple breakfast in the dining room of their Victorian era farmhouse. There are several dining opportunities within walking distance and the Cape Breton Highlands National Park is only minutes up the road. You could get a lot less... More

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103 reviews 103 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Sure, this is a motel with drive up rooms. But there are about 10 of them, and breakfast is served by Susan Oberli in her kitchen. First, the rooms. Basic, but very clean, and comfortable, with a common front porch. Nice view of the bay across the street, depending partly on the particular room. The included breakfast iincludes coffee, orange... More

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Dublin, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Had a 3 night stay here while exploring the Cabot Trail. Probably the cleanest place I had ever stayed. The very light breakfast was perfect and the the staff were very friendly! Look forward to staying there again!

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White Rock, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This motel is situated back from the main street so very convenient to find and centrally located for walking to the water across the street. There are only 8 units which are very clean and comfortable. The owners were very nice. The breakfast was small but tasty. The t.v was very small and outdated and there was no phones or... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the motel. Nice breakfast, very clean rooms, and nice owners. Cape Breton Island is a nice place to visit for a few days. Saw moose and hiked and say waterfalls and went whale watching.

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Address: 15356 Cabot Trail | P.O. Box 1052, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Cheticamp
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
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