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Vespers by the Sea Bed and Breakfast

17 Eleventh Street, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia B1A 4M3, Canada
Vespers by the Sea Bed and Breakfast
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very large b&b converted from a convent, almost at the edge of the ocean, in a depressed (ex-mining) town. The conversion is brilliant, the rooms spacious and interestingly decorated. Our large 2d-floor bedroom let us on to a deck that afforded fabulous views. The breakfast was good. The only thing I didn't like was the shower, which... More 

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Orange
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In this very remote corner of the world, this is a romantic and comfortable fantasy spot to stay. The house is an old convent right on the edge of a cliff with the most magnificent view of the ocean. It has been lovingly and beautifully restored. Each room is named for a now-closed coal mine in the area, and you... More 

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Gladwin, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I gave it four stars but note that I rarely give a full five stars. A wonder place to stay. All of the other comments by others about rooms, views, and breakfast are absolutely true. The host, Joyce, is great. We stayed in the Gardener Mine room on the third floor. Great view but no veranda. The shower in our... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at vespers and Glacé Bay. Joyce was a welcoming and generous host. The house is wonderful, full of history and beautifully restored. Fantastic coffee and breakfast. Excellent value.

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Dartmouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were delighted to spend 2 nights at this wonderful place. The Vespers gives you a Whole experience - beautiful decor, comfortable room, delicious food, incredible view. Joyce was an exceptional hostess and cook, and she knows a lot about the area. I hated to leave.

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Gardiner, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

What an amazing bed and breakfast! The large old Victorian home has been turned into a showplace! Joyce, our hostess, was kind, helpful, and a wonderful cook! We slept in the Aberdeen Room which is a second floor corner room with windows looking out 2 different sides of the house to the ocean. We watched lobster boats, a Newfoundland Ferry,... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I had an amazing stay here, Joyce was a lovely host and the baking was amazing. Sitting on the porch with a glass of wine looking out at the ocean ...amazing view! I would go back in a hear beat. Eastern Charm !

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Madrid, Spain
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This really is the only place to stay if you find yourself here. Joyce is wonderful and the house is fascinating. A great staging post or even somewhere to base yourself when you come and do the trail.

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Orange, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

There may not be many good reasons to go to Glace Bay, but if one is determined, this certainly has to be the best place to stay. It is a huge, three story, Victorian era home that has been painstakingly restored. It is located on the coast and the views are remarkable. The rooms are named after area mines and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

A beautiful B & B in a historic house! We had planned to stay in the Donkin room, but as they were only just opening for the season, they upgraded us to the Passchendaele Suite, which was magnificently large. Breakfast was delicious, and the owner was very kind!

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