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Inn at Glendyer

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356 Smithville Road, Mabou, Nova Scotia B0E 1X0, Canada
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Inn at Glendyer
Ranked #2 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The tranquil country setting and close proximity to Mabou, Cape Breton makes this B&B a sought after accommodation for the area. Breakfasts & fresh baking for the road were yummy! We appreciated Esther & Alan’s knowledge & suggestions for restaurants and attractions. This B&B was exceptionally clean and very comfortable which enhanced our memorable stay.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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28 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Country Inn off the main road, in a quiet area but a short, easy drive to Mabou. We arrived after a long day of hiking and were warmly greeted by hosts, Esther and Alan. Esther gave us a tour of the common area (coffee, tea, cookies, refrigerator available). She showed us to our room (#2), with a large, comfortable bed... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Esther and Allan are the reason why people use B&B,s .They provide an atmosphere where one can relax, have a drink in the living room, converse with them and other guests. It's how travelling should be, sharing of knowledge and travels. They provide a very quiet, very clean place to reside. The waterfall shower head in RM #1 is a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay of just one night in August at Inn at Glendyer - would not have missed it! Alan and Esther are relatively new owners and real characters - and made it so much fun. They have worked hard and created a warm inviting place to stay and impeccably clean. We enjoyed sitting around the cosy living... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful old house with friendly helpful hosts and delicious, generous breakfasts. 5 mins drive from Red Shoe pub on a quiet side road. I stayed in room 1 which was very comfortable and had a great view of the backyard bird feeder which attracted many blue jays and squirrels. I would definitely stay there again.

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Stratford, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This was the first stop on our 10-day tour of Cape Breton and Nova Scotia and it set the bar remarkably high. The hosts were gracious, the breakfast outstanding and the room clean, comfortable, and elegant. While some may not appreciate the fact that Glendyer is not on the highway, it's rustic location simply adds to the charm and atmosphere.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Spent a lovely overnight stay with hosts Alan and Esther and couldn't have had a nicer stay. They are the new owners of the Inn. We had room No. 1 with a comfy queen bed and ensuite bath. Loved the original features, like the stained glass windows and the "secret" staircase in our bathroom. The floor in our room was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stayed two nights with Esther and Alan and enjoyed our time very much. Rooms clean and comfortable, breakfasts were delicious and plentiful. Great location close to the Red Shoe for great dinners and music and beautiful West Mabou Beach, said to be the warmest water in Cape Breton Island.

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St Albert AB Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

An overwhelming B&B with constant in your face smothering by the hosts. You could not move out of your room without the hostess making a comment/ appearing. Before we had even seen our unit, and feeling exhausted, we were asked what we would like for breakfast the next day. They try too hard to please. This is a lovely home... More 

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Halifax, NS
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Four friends and I stayed here for two nights this month while hiking the 92 km Celtic Shores trails in Inverness County, Cape Breton. What a delightful spot, tastefully furnished with antiques, art and cozy coverlets! And the new owners - the Finlays - are delightful as well - anxious to please with various hot and cold breakfast items, and... More 

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Address: 356 Smithville Road, Mabou, Nova Scotia B0E 1X0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Mabou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Inn At Glendyer Mabou, Nova Scotia

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