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Mabou River Inn

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19 Southwest Ridge Rd, Mabou, Nova Scotia B0E 1X0, Canada
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Mabou River Inn
Ranked #4 of 4 Mabou B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    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
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If this is your first time in Cape Breton, you will soon discover that the friendliness of the people is a main attraction. Mabou River Inn offers fantastic service, spacious rooms, and we just felt really comfortable there. The walking trails around the water are beautiful. The location is great as the Red Shoe Pub is down the street and... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at this inn and were very happy. We were traveling with our teen-aged son and booked a king room with a pullout sofa. The bed was great and the pullout was also fine. The inn is nice and quiet; its decor is comfortable rather than fancy, but it's totally clean and has everything you need. The... More

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot to like about this place. I did expect more for the money in such a small town, though, but compared to the few other places nearby it is considered a value. Like some other reviewers, we stayed in a bottom floor room (which is mostly below ground). It was spotless clean but so narrow there was... More

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New York City
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly welcome, and extremely comfortable, quiet room. Nice linens, lots of conveniences (a kitchen is available, and a laundromat). Generous continental breakfast, with home made pastries. Mabou is wonderful spot--breathtaking hikes, lots of music, and convenient to beaches (too cold for us to swim, but wonderful beach walks.)

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great one night stay. Myself, spouse and our 2 kids 15 and 12 stayed here for one night, it was comfortable, clean and I loved having the bathroom across the hall. we stayed on the bottom floor and it was large enough for all of us. The morning breakfast was delicious and the the home made bread and sticky buns... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The Mabou River Inn is a wonderful place to stay! The staff is the best....seriously! We stayed one night in Room 3 and one night in Room 2 and both were tastefully decorated and very comfortable. The breakfast in the mornings is mouth watering with cinnamon rolls that are fresh from the oven and taste even better than they smell.... More

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Toronto, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed in apartment #2 for one night at the beginning of the Cape Breton trip. It was very nice having the 2 bedrooms and the washer and dryer were brand new. We didn't use the kitchen but it was very large. Breakfast was very yummy the next morning. My kids loved playing with Hunter (the dog). They didn't want... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed in Room 3 which was a very large, comfortable room with a king bed with a spacious bathroom. The place is well kept and clean and the staff was very accommodating when we had to change our reservation due to the recent hurricane. The bed was really comfortable!!! There are delicious little cinnamon rolls for breakfast in addition... More

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vail, CO
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The Mabou River inn was excellent! I wish we could have taken the Inn with us the whole trip. The people who greeted us were great - but be sure to arrive early if you want to have dinner there! The breakfast was AWESOME - cinnamon rolls to die for. We stayed in room #3 upstairs in a king! it... More

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Halifax, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed in Apt 3 and it was in a basement but roomy and cool and comfortable. Well equipped but would have appreciated paper towel and things like that. Amazing continental breakfast and friendly staff. Easy walk to the Red Shoe to eat and hear some music.

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Address: 19 Southwest Ridge Rd, Mabou, Nova Scotia B0E 1X0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Mabou
Also Known As:
Mabou River Hotel Mabou
Mabou River Inn Nova Scotia

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