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Cabot Trail Hostel

23349 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0, Canada
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay there for one night in a private room. The staff is really friendly and helpful. The room is quiet cozy and clean. The washroom and kitchen are tidy as well. What you can feel in the hostel is comfortable and relaxation.

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Sacre-Coeur-Saguenay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Dawn the host is as welcoming as it gets, plenty of common areas. No food available in pleasant bay and sadly no breakfast at the hostel so do stop in chéticamp on your way not only for the Acadians but for a pit stop.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I stayed in the Cabot Trail hostel for 2 nights last week. The hostel has a very warm and cosy atmosphere and it is in a beautiful and convenient location. Dawn, a woman who works at the hostel, is very kind and hospitable. She always has a friendly and welcoming smile and creates a very homely and comfortable mood in... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

On Canadian Thanksgiving weekend you can count on everything in pleasant bay being fully booked well ahead because the Celtic colours festival throughout Cape Breton draws people from all over the world. The hostel was the only place with space when I booked a few weeks in advance. My 18 year old son and I had a great stay. We... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely stay. Much appreciated the warm welcome and walk-around / tour of the hostel. Very helpful and friendly staff. The summer kitchen is lovely and a great place to meet other hostellers. Dawn gave us excellent recommendations on where to go to the beach and to get seafood. Make sure you get groceries before you arrive as there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

I've been warmly welcome by the owner,shane. We stayed in a nice 4 bunks room, there are two clean bathrooms in the hostel. When you're there you have access to the 2 kitchens, living room, you can also use the bbq on the deck or chill out around the campfire on the back yard. 10min by walk behind the hostel... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is located on the road just outside Pleasant Bay. It is a small hostel with only 4 others staying while I was there. Big communal spaces and plenty of space to cook. Nice walk down through the woods to Pleasant Bay. Dawn the manager was very helpful.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had a nice stay here this past week. We were happy to find a quiet atmosphere with lots of friendly faces - including the manager who was on site for much of the evening! We loved Pleasant Bay and were happy to have a bed, our own room and space in a fridge to store our... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

this hostel was clean, and the floor plan was user friendly. Dawn was very helpful with her knowledge of the area and services. it was a nice location and suitable for families. Whale watching boats were in walking distance as well as wilderness trails. Two kitchens and two bathrooms exceeded other hostels and there was use of games and tv.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed in the Cabot Trail Hostel and we were really impressed. It is a great value for the money. My wife is very dirt conscious and she was taken aback by how clean the hostel was. Dawn who runs it is the essence of helpfulness. She gave us insider advice on a number of things... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean, Friendly, Budget accommodation on the Cabot Trail, surrounded by the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The Cabot Trail Hostel is within walking distance of beaches, restaurants, whale tour boats, gift shops and the Whale Interpretive center and is an ideal place to stay while exploring the Cape Breton Highlands and surrounding area. We have both co-ed dorm rooms and private rooms. The hostel is well equipped with two kitchens, a bbq, three bathrooms as well as common areas and two newly built decks. A pleasant peaceful place to stay in Cape Breton. Hope to see you soon!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabot Trail Hostel

Address: 23349 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Pleasant Bay
Price Range: $52 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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