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Fortress Inn Louisbourg

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   7464 Main Street, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1H5, Canada
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Fortress Inn Louisbourg
Ranked #8 of 9 Louisbourg B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We stayed here in October as most places were closing. This motel is in need of a serious update but quite clean. The walls are thin and the bar noise goes on until late. The bed could have been more comfortable. (my husband says it was the worst bed he ever slept in) They serve 'breakfast' but we are not... More

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Halifax, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed here just the one night before we visited the famous Louisburg fortress. It's not fancy and age but is also clean and quiet and safe. Most of all, for being an older hotel did not smell like cigarette smoke. Lots of choices for free breakfast which included coffee juice milk cereal toast bagels jam and yogurt. It's just... More

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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We stayed here because our original hotel overbooked. I'm sorry to say that it was awful. The curtains let in light, There were only two coat hangers - the type for trousers. You could hear everything in connecting room. Everthing was very old and shabby. The worst thing was the bed and pillows. The bed was rock hard and the... More

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milanquebec
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

loved the service from the front desk, such a nice lady, offered us a suite which was spacious and very clean. Informed us of all the activities in the area. So grateful for her help because we had a chance to go to the Playhouse

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We stayed in the older section of the motel and it was very very basic. The door was stuck so we had to kick it to get in. Very musty, mouldy smelling. Dingy, old furniture. Beds were substandard. It was, however, clean and pet friendly, which were pluses. However if you have the choice, stay somewhere, anywhere else!

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East Tawas, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

You won't get what you pay for. The wifi wouldn't reach to my room - no Kleenex - no hair dryer - the plug in the sink area was only for low voltage razors - you had to be a very short person to use the mirror - the light bulbs were so dim that you couldn't't read by them... More

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Scotland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We were quite happy with our stay. We slept well in a clean and comfortable room for a fair price. Motels are pretty functional places, and you can't expect anything special, but this was fine. The only criticism I'd make was over the breakfast. The range and quality could have been better.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Stayed three nights and was very satisfied. Basic accommodation but well provided. Bar, breakfast, laundry, wi-fi, And cheerful helpful people running it. No luxury -- but reliable basic shelter if you are keeping costs down.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I stayed in this hotel in September, 2012. It was clean and comfortable and very good value. It had been largely renovated with new flooring and bed spreads. I did not notice how many chairs were outside the door as I do not use them.Unlike some other reviews I did not find it "musty". I had experienced that problem in... More

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Pickering, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

Basic is the word! I thought from the write-up (should have read the reviews instead) that we would have a comfortable two nights. Pity it wasn't just one night!! Yes, it was newly renovated and clean but....... We would have appreciated hot water regularly. Never did shower there! The hook fell off the back of the bathroom door; the light... More

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Additional Information about Fortress Inn Louisbourg

Address: 7464 Main Street, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1H5, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Louisbourg
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Louisbourg
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fortress Inn Louisbourg 3.5*
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Fortress Inn Louisbourg Nova Scotia

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