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Knotty Pines Cottages

R.R.1 | Cabot Trail, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
Knotty Pines Cottages

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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We drove to Ingonish, during the winter month of February, without much of a plan! We quickly discovered that all of the accommodations and restaurants were closed for the winter season. With less than a quarter tank of gas left we were scrambling to find a place to overnight. Luckily for us, the Knotty Pines Cottages were open year-round. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Our stay was awful, "deluxe cottage" was a crappy building broke into 5 run down filthy rooms. So close to.the highway that you are woken everytime someone drive by. Bathroom floor peeling up, "playground" was a rusted old swing set that I wouldn't let my kids near. The view from the deck was nice but to stay in a cottage... More 

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howard m, Manager at Knotty Pines Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. These reviews are extremely important to us. When problems are not addressed during your stay, there is nothing we can do. We have an area where you can have a bonfire so we are not sure why that statement was made. We apologise that your vacation was ruined. If there... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A nice clean cottage with an awsome view right from your deck! It is a few miles from town but because of that it is very quiet at night. The cottages are fully equipped and in good condition,the only shortcoming was the bathroom,a bit small and could use a little redo. We found the service excellent and friendly! Would stay... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

I am seriously puzzled by the negative reviews. I am very familiar with the Ingonish area and Knotty Pines is my absolute favourite place to stay. We checked in this afternoon and, once again, I was not disappointed. We have perhaps the most beautiful view in the world from our deck, which is well equipped with chairs and even a... More 

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howard m, Manager at Knotty Pines Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are fortunate to live in such a Beautiful area. We are pleased that your stay with us was a pleasant one. We do our best to make sure all of our guests go away happy. Thank you again:):) More 

Sydney, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I was looking for an inexpensive place to stay in Ingonish a few weekends ago and came across Knotty Pines Cottages online. Although they were further away from the center of Ingonish than I would have liked, it was still a very nice area and still only about 7 or 8 minutes away from Ingonish Beach. On the way to... More 

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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Silverfish in the beds, toaster didn't work, tv didn't work, had to sit sideways on toilet because there's a cabinet in the way, bbq on deck shouldn't be used by humans! one chair only on deck, neighbours drunk and shouting all night. Absolutely NOT worth the money! Had to go to private home across the street to get someone to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My fiance and I recently returned from the Knotty Pines. After travelling the Cabot Trail all day we were referred to the Knotty Pines by locals. Upon arriving and touring the various cottages we fell in love instantly. After a short trip to pick up supplies (everything you need is within a 10 minute ride through beautiful scenery) we returned... More 

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sydney mines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Just returned from a four day stay at Knotty Pines with another couple - Fantastic as usual since I have been staying there for Thirty-eight Years off and on - Howard and his wife along with the lady that looked after the rooms were more than accommodating - even provided casserole dish for one of our meals - scenery -... More 

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howard m, Front Office Manager at Knotty Pines Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It's always a pleasure to have returning guests. We are happy that you enjoy your stay here at Knotty Pine and hope to see you soon. Howard Mac Kinnon. More 

Hamilton, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

When we drove up to the Knotty Pine Cottages, we were already excited about the location. Having been on the winding road that went up to peaks and down to valleys, we only hoped that our cottage was not down where we would only see trees. We were not disappointed as the view was outstanding. Although it is not a... More 

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howard m, Owner at Knotty Pines Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. The scenery here is breathtaking. As the owners, we wake up to incredible sunsets and are blessed to share the beauty with our guests. looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I just recently stayed at these cottages in July 2013. Before booking I read the reviews to ensure it was a reputable place. Unfortunately the reviews were very negative and I almost cancelled my booking. Very happy I made the decision to stick with it. It's a cottage... Not sure what folks are expecting but I was very pleased. The... More 

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howard m, Front Office Manager at Knotty Pines Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you . We are so pleased that you came and seen for yourself what a beautiful location we have here. We are happy that your stay with us was a comfortable one:):) More 

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