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Telegraph House & Motel

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479 Chebucto St, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E1B0, Canada
902.295.1100
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great location and access

At first I was upset to be in the "motel" section, but it was meticulously outfitfitted with all we needed (refrig included) and quiet....even though lots of families around us. We really appreciated the location in the heart of Baddeck.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

At first I was upset to be in the "motel" section, but it was meticulously outfitfitted with all we needed (refrig included) and quiet....even though lots of families around us. We really appreciated the location in the heart of Baddeck.

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Georgetown, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Good food, didn't throw me off my seat but it was very good and fresh, nice chef, he came out to speak with the customers, nice restaurant and ambiance.

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Winnipeg, Canada
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were very disappointed with our meals and drinks for the price point. $12 for beer and $18 for Lobster Risotto. The Risotto was very plain and there were 2 small pieces of lobster on the top. The lamb meatballs didn't have any substance and our friend left hungry. We thought it would be a nice place to splurge and... More 

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cambridge
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134 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Rather formal dining room, over pricey and small portion size. Description of food given by delightful waitress was much better than reality. The large menu and specials sounded good. However Lambs liver while nice was very small with a few sauté potatoes and over cooked leeks. The lobster risotto was slightly better. Very disappointing.

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stopped in here the night before we left on out trip around the Cabot Trail. The chef was out visiting and very friendly. The service was excellent as well, the only drawback was the price. It was quite expensive. One of our party had a cognac after dinner instead of dessert and was charged $35 which is pretty pricey.... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We were staying at the motel so it made sense to eat here, but this is definitely more than your average Motel Resturant. The service is friendly, good cocktail menu, and a wide dinner menu, it was not obvious to me immediately but the entire kitchen is gluten free, so coeliacs out there rejoice!! And non coeliacs do not fear,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My daughter and I stayed her for 2 nights and drove th Cabot Trail at the end of May. The restaurant wasn't open yet. The staff were very friendly and helpful with tips for places to see and eat. We spent the first night in the motel but the bed was too hard for me so we moved into the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We sat on the front porch and enjoyed the sun. The eggs benedict and french toast was simply delicious and filling.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a very small and pricey restaurant. Nothing on the menu is "normal" food. It was good, but would not go back.

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Rome, Italy
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We appreciated the service in this hotel. It is a historic building with a long history. Take your time to read the information board about Dunlop's family and the room of Alexander Bell in this hotel. If this room is not occuppied by some visitors, you can give a look. We took a cottage Nr 40 which is located outside... More 

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Address: 479 Chebucto St, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E1B0, Canada
Phone Number: 902.295.1100
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck

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  • Address: 479 Chebucto St, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: 902.295.1100

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