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“Lovely location, accomodations and food” 5 of 5 stars
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Telegraph House
479 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada   |  
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Ranked #10 of 19 Baddeck B&B and Inns
Bolton, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Lovely location, accomodations and food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

Very nice cabin room. Clean and well appointed. Fabulous lobster/mussel dinner in the dining room accompanied by Cape Breton musicians.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dartmouth, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

This place had a lot of character and was beautifully decorated and maintained. Our room had a balcony on the 2nd flood of the main house and the view was breathtaking with the sunrise. The meals were superb, and this not being a bed and breakast, we didn't mind in the least paying for the amazing food! We had breakfast and a dinner at the restaurant and they were flawless, pretty good bang for the buck too! The owners were so very nice and always had time for a quick chat and a friendly hello. The staff was curteous and helpful when it came to questions of the area. Canada Day in Baddeck is a MUST! We are going back again and going to get the same room with the best view of the fireworks!!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2011

This place advertises itself as a bed & breakfast, but their dining room is under construction, so no breakfast is offered. Here's the kicker: during construction, they're not taking one cent off their very high rates, which are supposed to include breakfast.

Other than this major caveat, the place has clean rooms and fantastic views. Our room was quiet, but any room in Baddeck is going to be quiet!

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Elora, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 hotel reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011 via mobile

Stayed in one of their cottages last summer. Great stay with very attentive management!

  • Stayed August 2010
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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33 hotel reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

We saw the place on the internet, which looked nice, and scheduled two nights. After spending our first night there, we decided to cancel our second night. We felt the room was less than desirable and the rate for the room was too high for the quality of the room. We felt we could do better for the same room rate.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Brighton
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

Well located in the quiet town of Baddeck. Check-in was efficient enough, but you wouldn't say friendly. Check-out on the other hand was by a different person who was much more chatty and amiable. Our room (19) had been modernised, but the rest of the B&B looked a little tired. We had a balcony with good views, clean bathroom, but disappointly no tea or coffee facilities were provided. Breakfast wasn't included either which was a bit strange considering you couldn't really say that Telegraph House was much more than a large B&B. As a result of this overall, it was all a bit too expensive, we would probably try somewhere else next time.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Labrador
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4 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2010

We stayed at one of the cabins and it was CLEAN. The room was older, not modern but it was comfortable. The wife loved the bubble jet bath. TV was small and in a bad placing but we never used it anyway. I was surprised to see a used envelope asking for a tip for the cleanup staff. I tipped because the room was clean, not because they asked.
As for food, we had a supper and breakfast. No complaints, in fact, in 5 weeks of travel, the supper was one of our best. As for service, the staff were cleaning up from a large bus tour and we knew that only because they told us. Service was great. (Our waitress was a Newfie girl!) I talked with the owner/manager and he is a hands on kinda guy who works at making this place work.
It is not the Comfort Inn or any other modern hotel, but it has the B&B type feel that offers a more private hotel type stay.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Telegraph House

Address: 479 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Baddeck
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Baddeck
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 38
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