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Fair Isle Motel

9557 Highway 105, Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia B0E3M0, Canada
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Fair Isle Motel
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Whycocomagh
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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shubenacadie
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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

Sarnia
Senior Contributor
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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Toronto
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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Toronto
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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

Albany, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

We arrived late in the night having driven for hours from the Eastern Shore to be graciously greeted by Christina. We were offered incredibly helpful information about Cape Breton and the Cabot Trail that proved to be quite useful along our journey! The room was ideally located, clean, comfy, and quiet. We awoke well-rested with a beautiful view of the... More

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

""""Love It, Love It, Love It """" Thanks so much for sharing ! You can hear how refreshed you were in your words and proves we're moving in the right direction!!!! Thanks for taking the time to say so :) Hope the rest of your summer was as wonderful !! Christena More

Toronto, Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We had originally booked chickadee doubles, and ended up getting a free upgrade. The room was very nice, nice tv. We even had some time to swim in the pool, 8 ft deep and has diving board. Christena is very nice, even took time to see our pics of moose on the skyline trail. Great location, as we checked out... More

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

Thanks Amy for the lovely review :) You're pictures were great and thanks so very much for sharing them with me. It's was so much fun to hear the excitement in your voice as you retold the story surrounding the moose pictures. So happy you enjoyed your upgrade. I know what it's like travelling with kids, and sometimes just the... More

Smithville, Ontario, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I found the staff very friendly, cheerful and helpful. When I enquired about restaurants I was given several recommendations including one which gave motel clients a 10% discount. The room was clean and comfortable. Great view of the lake. Close to the shops and restaurants of town.

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

Hi Neale, Thanks so much for your review. As much as we love to hear that we are going in the right direction with the quality of our rooms, it's so exciting as a Manager to read a review that starts with our staff being " Very Friendly,Cheerful and Happy :)" I was once informed that every Friend was once... More

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Additional Information about Fair Isle Motel

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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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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