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Fair Isle Motel

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9557 Highway 105, Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia B0E3M0, Canada
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Fair Isle Motel
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Whycocomagh
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked 2 rooms here and were supposed to stay for 2 nights. I made the booking by phone and spoke to the manager Christena, who was lovely and very hospitable. However, when we arrived, I was shocked at the run down state of the reception area. I should have taken this as a cue and cancelled our rooms but... More

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Long Island Cit
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Manager, Christena is people person, very helpful in every aspect of our stay. Great place to stay. Convenient to everything. Great room. Very clean room, comfortable bed, drive up rooms very convenient when riding motorcycle.

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Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am currently thoroughly enjoying my stay at the Fair Isle Motel. We checked in Friday evening and will be checking out tomorrow (Monday) morning. It was a last minute getaway and fortunately all of the big chains were full, forcing us to look online for something (we found a much better deal!). I read the reviews and was very... More

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fairislemotel, Manager at Fair Isle Motel, responded to this review

I wish you could see the smile on my face and the happy tears in my eyes from reading your review :) It's knowing our guests have enjoyed their stay that makes this job so enjoyable !!! But to read this knowing you were still here at the time , is so amazing :) Thank you ! All the best... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great Manager, she was very accommodating , no charge for use of fax machine. Clean and comfortable room, fridge, microwave, coffee pot and toaster. Great affordable prices. Highly recommend it. Great location to tour the Cabot Trail from.

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fairislemotel, Manager at Fair Isle Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review :) It was great to meet you and your husband this trip and was only to happy to help when you needed your work printed and faxed. Please say hi to your travelling companions and tell them it was so nice to see them again :) Safe travels and happy summer !... More

Ottawa, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very pleased to have discovered this motel on the internet. Otherwise, might have missed it. The owner was friendly and super-helpful. She really cares about her guests. Most important of all, the room was fantastic. It was large, clean, and nicely furnished. The bed was very comfortable and had lots of pillows. Just a five-minute walk down the highway was... More

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fairislemotel, Manager at Fair Isle Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review :) It was certainly lovely to meet you both too! I hope the rest of your trip will add to many memories and stories to share with those at home :) Till we meet again, Safe travels, Christena More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Stopped in after a long day driving. Excellent service, good price. Great view. Wish we could have stayed to appreciate the community and spend time in the pool. Lots of recent upgrades including tv, wifi, fixtures, smooth driveway.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We stayed at the Fair Isle Motel trying to avoid some of the pricier places in the heart of Cape Breton. The location was good and the area had some nice close amenities and things to do. We hiked Salt Mountain while we were there for a great view of Whycocomagh Bay and Bras d'Or Lake. The staff was very... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Didn't expect a super clean, up to date (big flat screen TV) motel on the highway. Very nice room to crash!! We were super tired after 11 hours of siteseeing and when I entered this room I was surprised to see exactly what I had hoped for. This motel is for crashing, nothing more nothing less. We had the room... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Another year, another great stay at the Fair Isle Motel. Once again we enjoyed the super comfy beds, the pleasant decor, the tidy pool, and the view of the lake. And once again we were blown away by the kindness and charm of our lovely hostess Christena. The requests that we had (bottle openers, room change, extra stuff, directions, etc)... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Plans changed and began looking online for a place to catch a few zz's before continuing on - and stumbled onto the Fair Isle website. From the quick assessment of what I could see on the scant website - decided to take a chance. Unfortunately, the picture in my mind of a relatively new property, on the shore of Bras... More

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fairislemotel, Manager at Fair Isle Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review. I apologize for the bathroom door and spider web as I too would be concerned as to what "else" could be wrong, however I can assure you that the web had been discovered after you had left by the Housekeeper as she cleaned the room. The door however had not been discovered, and unfortunately... More

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Address: 9557 Highway 105, Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia B0E3M0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Whycocomagh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Fair Isle Motel Whycocomagh, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

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