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Castlerock Country Inn

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   39339 Cabot Trail, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C1L0, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 3 Ingonish B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time in Cape breton and we decided to stay on the Ingonish side. This hotel stood out by the picture of the views and how surreal it looked. It didn't disappoint on location and the beds are good. The breakfast was also nice with a selection of organic breads and jams. The view was nice but... More

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Airdrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has a great location up high above the water. We planned on using the pull out to fit our family of 4. It worked but just barely as the rooms are not very large. Other than the smallish rooms, it is a great hotel that I would definitely recommend for a short stay.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property has one thing in its favor - an unmatched view of the water. We spent hours watching the peninsula across the way, especially how it kept changing appearances under different light conditions. The room itself was serviceable, nothing more or less, although the bed was very comfortable. Breakfast, which was included, was adequate. We had dinner one night... More

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location with best view on Cape Breton but interior rather basic with little character. Our room, we asked for a superior, was on the 2nd floor with windows on 2 sides looking out onto the coast and mountains. The bed was comfortable, there was a good sofa and table and chairs and good size bathroom but the walls everywhere... More

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Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This place could be amazing but it has none of the personal touches that you find throughout the Maritimes in traditional hotels and B&Bs. The place charges and is run like a big city hotel but without the new updated rooms or comfort level. Furthermore, if you where not able to get a room above the dining room, you are... More

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Caste Rock Inn sits on a hillside overlooking the ocean. You can see part of the Cape Breton Highlands from the porch (or a room if you're on that side of the building. The rooms were clean and serviceable. The dining room does a good job; all the fish is fresh and local. We'd go back in a heartbeat.

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London, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This Inn has amazing views and great location. Compared to other B&Bs we have recently stayed at we found the room a bit small and the breakfast was a bit disappointing for the price of the accomodation. A good location for exploring the east side of the cabot trail.

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castlerock123, Owner at Castlerock Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate your feedback. We do have three different room sizes. We have just added scrambled eggs to our breakfast buffet which includes house baked breads and pastries, smoked salmon, locally made breakfast sausage, cheddar cheese, fresh fruit and berries, cereals, and yogurts and of couse juice coffee or tea. Our rooms are all newly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Castle Inn in an ocean view room with a king bed and it was lovely. Apart from very poor water pressure in the shower, I would highly recommend this Inn. It is in an excellent location to stay while travelling on the Cabot Trail as there are many things to do in or near... More

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castlerock123, Owner at Castlerock Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have corrected the water pressure problem and we can guarantee all of our guests that the pressure for all of your water needs will be great! More

baltimore
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96 reviews 96 reviews
54 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The view is indeed very beautiful, as other reviews have indicated. The room was clean but overall average, with a shower that hardly worked. We did not eat breakfast because I had forgotten breakfast was included (I found out later), and the front desk did not tell us anything about breakfast upon checkout. One person, however, was very helpful --... More

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castlerock123, Owner at Castlerock Country Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We are completing remodeling and as of next week our Inn will feature all new carpeting. We have purchased and have in our rooms new mattresses and top of the line sofa beds as well as new wardrobes bed covers and valances. More

Toronto, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stayed at Castlerock for a night as part of a larger trip with another couple and were quite disappointed. While the Inn looks impressive and certainly boasts magnificent views, our rooms were run down and tired. We stayed in a premium 'view' room and were surprised to find a shower that barely worked, peeling paint in the washroom, a sinking,... More

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castlerock123, Owner at Castlerock Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for our review. I apologize for the free upgrade to the Ocean view as you made clear to me that you would prefer the Ocean view. Our Inn is under renovation and I am sorry that your room renovation was not completed at the time I gave you the upgrade. We are in the last stages of remodeling... More

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Address: 39339 Cabot Trail, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C1L0, Canada
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Ingonish
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Castlerock Country Inn 3.5*
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