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Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The setting is great with broad vistas of the sea. We had read about Steak and Ale night and planned our vacation to arrive that day. The music was loud and the crowd raucous with fun. There is little around besides the hotel restaurant so we would have had to do some cooking if we had more time there. The... More 

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Island Sunset was an amazing find! We were so pleased with the accommodations and the location. The restaurant is incredible and the beach is beautiful. If we return to Cape Breton we would certainly stay here again. It is central to the best areas on the island.

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful clean room. Nice kitchenette. Comfortable furniture. It was very relaxing and welcoming with several eating choices nearby. The kitchenette makes it possible to prepare simple food and all dishes etc are here for you. There is a small fridge, microwave, coffeemaker and oblong glass top double burner stove. The only reason for 4stars and not 5 is the air... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Island Sunset is a great place to stay in Cape Breton. It is close to many amazing beaches and is central to Inverness, Cheticamp and Margarer. It is the nicest place to stay in the area. The Seaside restaurant and Lobster Pound are great as is the Belle View restaurant.

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Delaplane, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Great place to stay along the Cabot Trail. Great views and everything we needed in a room. Kitchenette was well equipped. Nice big bathroom and the location was excellent. It was a welcome change from some of the other logdging we had encountered along the trail.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We stayed at the Island Sunset Resort for two nights whilst on Cape Breton Island. We had two of the Sunset Royal Suites in the closest block to the ocean and the one behind. The ocean views from the first were uninterrupted but the second suite overlooked the gravel parking area and the other block as much as the ocean.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We stayed there for 2 nights. Unobstructed views of the ocean and beautiful sunsets. The kitchenette was well equipped and a bonus. The rooms were spacious. There was an A/C unit in the living room but not the bedroom so it got very warm at night. As other reviewers noted, the name is misleading as there were none of the... More 

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New York, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We booked a last minute golf trip to Cabot Links which was fully occupied so they suggested Island Sunset (and Glenora Distillery which is a 10min drive Cabot Links but was also fully booked). Island Sunset is about a 30-35min drive to Cabot Links. This was a great spot set away from the main street. My rating may be a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in this very comfortable, but not luxurious, "resort". I put resort in quotes as there weren't the amenities and services usually associated with a resort- for ex: pool, golf, boating,tennis, etc...As other reviewers noted, we had a fireplace, kitchenette, jacuzzi tub and shower, etc, along with a small porch with a view of the bay... More 

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Gananoque, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I didn't believe my eyes when I saw the view next to our room (a small one-story cottage). It was facing west, so be sure to check in before sunset. You don't want to miss that. Breakfast is 8$ upon request (by 5pm). We had breakfast in Duck Cove Inn (5 min drive) and it was very very good! Be... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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Island Sunset Resort
Island Sunset Resort
Cuisines: American, Canadian, Seafood, International
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Sunset Resort

Address: 19 Beach Cove Lane, Belle Cote, Nova Scotia B0E-2B0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Belle Cote
Price Range: $181 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Sunset Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Island Sunset Resort Belle Cote, Nova Scotia - Cape Breton Island
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