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Island Sunset Resort

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Located on a spectacular coast, poised along the world famous Cabot Trail, this unique seaside cottage resort is one of a handful 4 star resorts in Cape Breton and one of the only resort that are on the ocean with a 4 star restaurant and beachfront casual bistro. Fresh lobster is available onsite live or to prepared on the beach accessible only steps from your cottage. Island Sunset is just off the beaten track yet is the perfect Cabot Trail home for the coastal adventurer.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We only stayed one night because we were on a road trip, but one night isn't long enough to appreciate this place. The 'cabin' was actually an upscale one bedroom apartment with ceramics and hardwood floors. If you're looking for a relaxed and peaceful setting, look no further.
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After going for dinner at the Island Sunset restaurant we saw the beautiful cottage type rooms offered at this resort. We inquired about vacancy and ended up booking a 2 night stay. What a joy it was. The cottages are huge and fully equipped with everything that you would
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Our cabin had a beautiful view of the harbour and the cabin was very clean and comfortable. The restaurant was delicious for dinner and the little cafe was also delicious for lunch. Bring your own food for breakfast - the cabin has everything you need to prepare it. There is
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Response from EvanGillis_, Marketing Manager at Island Sunset Resort
Responded Aug 10, 2018
Thanks for your kind review Julie, we hope to see you again soon!
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While the location on a hill behind a high, WWII- like seawall system is not as scenic as nearby properties, a cottage here suited us fine, especially since they have a restaurant and a bistro on site. Both close early. As does the office, so get there well before 5pm. Make sure
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This is an excellent place to stay with the family. Large dining room with friendly staff. Beach nearby. Cottages are modern and spacious. Right on the ocean so if the weather is ok, amazing sunsets. Get up early and you can see the local fishermen unloading their daily
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Response from EvanGillis_, Public Relations Manager at Island Sunset Resort
Responded Jul 6, 2018
Thanks for your positive review! I'm happy you enjoyed your stay!
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Very hard mattresses- we bring our air pads. Worn out, functional furniture.
Cramped ("cozy") cottage with deck chairs in Lroom. Blown out cushions.
From room toward restaurant
Hi, Do you have clothes washing facilities? thanks
Their contact info is: Island Sunset Resort P.O. Box 27 Margaree Harbour Nova Scotia, Canada B0E 2B0 Phone: (902)-235-2669 Toll Free: (866)-515-2900
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"Dated duplexes on a grassy hillside by the sea. View to the west, marred by a massive breakwater. Bistro for beer & wine."
"Book dinner as soon as you arrive as the restaurant was very popular with local people."
"Don't stay here!"
"choose an ocean view or view of the harbour"
"Book early and ask for room #14, then you get the best view"
island sunset hotel
CanadaNova ScotiaCape Breton IslandBelle Cote
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