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The Normaway Inn & Cabins

691 Egypt Rd., Box 10, Margaree Valley, Nova Scotia B0E 2C0, Canada
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
stmurphy2009 Nova Scotia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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jeanne pace
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arrived at Normaway with high expectations based on their website We were to stay off site at The Blue Barn near Dancing Goat Cafe. We arrived at the Barn and entered a dark uninviting converted barn. We had hoped to Cook but gave that up when we saw the poorly equipped kitchen We found 2 barely acceptable mattresses out of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were trying this on a recommendation from someone who enjoys the barn music sessions. Unfortunately this was not happening the night we were there, but we were up to giving the setting a try. This place is isolated and secluded, no view and no close restaurants open late. Paul (two days on the job) was very accommodating with what... More

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Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in the Green Cabins @ Normaway two years in a row now and have been pleased both times. The cabins are cozy and clean, each has a wood stove and is stacked with firewood. In the centre of the cabins is a large communal fire pit. Again, lots of wood to burn. Cabin price that particular day was... More

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us stayed there for three nights in late July. Two of us have stayed there before, and so know well the tremendous "down home" hospitality that is available. We stayed in a shared cabin (MacPherson Room, no. 18) with a nice living room and large deck. Food was good, and the breakfasts were excellent. We took in two... More

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Sydney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Normaway is unique classic country inn. We have been going for 30 years and it is always a great experience. The friendly staff are almost all locals with great knowledge of the area. The website does not do justice to the many available activities on site and in the area. We were there for an amazing 2 hour fiddle... More

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely staff lovely place - so tranquil! We arrived late in the day on a whim booking after walking out of the Highland Breeze which was terrible and we refused to stay there. We were greeted by Paul who was so sweet. Booked an upscale cabin with a jet tub. The room was dark...I don't like dark but anyway. Jet... More

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Pictou, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent two wonderful nights in one of the cabins. They were clean and comfortable. The food was excellent in the dining room with great service. The highlight of our stay was an intimate musical evening hosted by Sandy MacIntyre. If you want to know about the music and culture of this area of Cape Breton, Normaway... More

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couldn't believe our luck when we drove down the tree lined drive to the historic lodge. Beautiful property with three gorgeous horses grazing in the pasture. Excellent hospitality, charming lodge, great local food. A wonderful Cape Breton experience, wish we could stay longer.

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Annapolis, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Our family of 4 enjoyed 4 great nights at the Normaway Inn recently. We stayed in #18 Macpherson house on the beautiful property and it was perfect for our needs. On arrival we had a warm welcome, chatted with Dave (the innkeeper) and Joe (the chef) who prepared a wonderful 3 course meal for us that evening. We spent the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a gorgeous spot. Peaceful and charming. And a great place to hear Cape Breton music. We've experienced both the intimate Living Room setting where local musicians are brought in to play for grateful guests, and the Barn for a full on evening of fantastic quality music. We returned this summer for a second visit, and were delighted once again.

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Address: 691 Egypt Rd., Box 10, Margaree Valley, Nova Scotia B0E 2C0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Margaree Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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