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Hillcrest Hall Country Inn

24 Main Street | P.O. Box 149, Port Hood, Nova Scotia B0E 2W0, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 2 Port Hood B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
MichFitz Saint John, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint John, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little Inn is absolutely charming! It met all of our expectations and then some. From the moment we checked in we felt welcomed by the lovely women working there. Sadly we did not get her name but she was truly wonderful and she is what made our stay so enjoyable. It was her and the wonderful atmosphere of the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I had a lovely one-night stay in Port Hood, en route to Cape Breton National Park. Lucille was gracious and hospitable and went well beyond the norm in helping us navigate sites to see, printing out maps to ensure our travels were safe, successful and fun. Thanks Lucille!!

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Marion, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This is a beautiful inn at a great location. It is very clean and comfortable, and in perfect order. Everything is done to make the guest feel welcome, the breakfast was delicious. The views of the water were beautiful. Very helpful with the attractions of the area, and the local music and dineing options.

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

This restored old home across the street from a magnificent ocean/island view of St. Lawrence Bay is quaint and cosy. We were lucky enough to have booked the only ground floor room - and a king size bed for our stay - very clean and comfy. One of the nicest amenities was a lovely veranda taking up two sides of... More

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White Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Hillcrest Hall has all the charm of a 100 year old building complete with rustic furniture and a bit of creek in the stairs,blended with important modernizations (ie. the bathroom) The view over the Northumberland Strait is a nice touch (not all rooms). We found the staff to be very courteous and friendly. The dining room has nice ambiance while... More

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Charlottetown, Canada
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113 reviews 113 reviews
32 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Instead of coming off the Cabot Trail and heading to Baddeck my friend and I decided to continue down the scenic trail on to the part called Ceilidh Trail. A little less maintained...the views are still beautiful. Port Hood - a small town, very small town. But it has some nice restaurants, a beautiful view. It is also a nice... More

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We stayed here on our first trip to Cape Breton to meet family we had never met. They had already inquired about a room for us before we arrived. Their description of this inn was very interesting, It had been a sea captains house a long time ago. The rooms are huge with great views. The innkeepers were very nice... More

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Schuylerville, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

This is a great old historic building and has a lot of great history but is a little creepy at night. The sparse decor also makes it seem rather cold. Breakfast the next morning was great and the hostess was terse but attentive. The inn has a great view but there's not much to do in the local area. I... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

Although this B&B is located within a reasonable distance of Cape Breton Nat'l Park and isn't far from some great places to listen to ceilidh music, it isn't a terribly well-maintained property. The bathroom was a little dingy, and bedroom area was decorated like your grandmother's guest room. The beds and pillows seemed old and lumpy, and didn't provide the... More

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Calgary, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

We stayed for a night with Lucy at this bed and breakfast and had an amazing experience. Lucy made us feel so at home and openly shared all that this great place had to offer - including the use of the laundry facilities. Our rooms were wonderfully clean and comfortable. We happened to arrive during Port Hood's Chestico Days celebrations... More

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Address: 24 Main Street | P.O. Box 149, Port Hood, Nova Scotia B0E 2W0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Port Hood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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