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The Mountain View Motel & Cottages

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I understand that the options for a nights sleep in this area are limited, that being said, someone has to do better than the Mountain View Inn is doing. The rooms are clean, but dated. The beds are saggy and uncomfortable. The towels are plentiful but scratchy. Our first night was very quiet and we slept well. On the second... More 

Thank Chillie
Portchester, Fareham United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I find some of the negative reviews strange because we only paid £75 for our night here which is a lot less than holiday inns or hamptons hotels, so what do people expect for that. Our room was clean and everything worked except the bug screens. There was a bit of a list to the floor which meant we sped... More 

Thank marlynn52
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is ok but it's not worth the cost. Stayed in 2 single bed room. Amenities are old but clean. TV is small about 20+ inches AC is just a window unit. Could use an upgrade. JFYI although this has nothing to do with the hotel at this location there is no cell reception. Hotel has free wifi.

Thank bizca

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WIFI very slow/non-existent. Lots of pillows but no coffee maker. Coffee was available in the morning in the office. No fridge. Air conditioner needed freon so it was a white-noise-maker+fan. No light switch for the room - each light needs to be individually turned on and off. Rather outdated place but it worked for us. The two double beds were... More 

Thank LovesZebras
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worst beds I've ever slept in.very outdated beds cottage was clean with new linens the persons before us had fish in the fridge the juice leaked under the crispers and wasn't cleaned, left a bad order we cleaned up ourselves The bathroom door wouldn't close. The heat didn't work and it was cold the night we stayed. Have to admit... More 

Thank RScott H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a clean place just to spend the night recharging you're batteries, it is a good spot. Who need free wireless and all luxury when you have the cabot trail to explore? I was up around 9, would eat breakfast and come back around 10 in the evening. Shower and bedtime.

Thank Paul G
Saint John, Canada
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

It is what it is. Very clean, very friendly. If you are looking for a Hilton, don't come to this part of the world. It is rustic and friendly and wonderful. No cell service in the area. Internet worked. Wish the cell providers would update the service in the area! A comfortable bed and a hot shower, good food., good... More 

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Aurora, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for clean accommodations and that is what I got. We stayed in the cottage. It was great. Wi-if was spotty. The restaurant wasn't that great and it was overpriced for what you got, but if we ever go back to Pleasant Bay, I would stay there again.

Thank Diane O
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

We checked into the Mountain View on August 3rd, 2016 The "office" is located in the restaurant. We were checked into Room 217. The WiFi did not have any connectivity. The towels were like sandpaper, the water pressure was a dribble. We had to use our own bottled water for teeth brushing and washing our face and hands. The beds... More 

Thank Catherine G
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

"Free wireless" doesn't work (doesn't reach past main office/diner), no cell service either so you are completely cut off. Shower didn't work, water came out of sink in staccato bursts of spray. Difficult to open door which was very insecure (wood was warped so needed to push a lot to open) but it only had a weak knob lock anyway.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about The Mountain View Motel & Cottages

Address: 23659 Cabot Trail Rd, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2PO, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Pleasant Bay
Price Range: $80 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Mountain View Motel & Cottages 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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