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Jacques Cartier Motel

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Regina Beach, Canada
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35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Great price although very basic. Really clean. Comfortable bed. However no AC and it was very warm during our stay.Close to the airport which was important for us. Staff were friendly even in the middle of the night.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The motel is pretty basic but it is very clean and comfortable and the owners work hard to ensure you have everything you need. The rooms have been updated with new bathrooms, carpets and paint. Most of the rooms have kitchenettes and there is a guest laundry. We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of a cycling trip... More 

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Abbotsford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Although the accommodation was clean and affordable we should have checked to see if they had AC - they don't and on a scorching few days it was unbearable. They did lend us a small electric fan but it made little difference. Another drawback on this accommodation NO Fridge, NO micro, NO coffee maker. Very basic through and through.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

After a nightmarish camping trip that ended with a flooded tent we checked in here to dry off and enjoy a hot shower. It exceeded our expectations for such a reasonable price! The rooms were clean and comfortable which is all we wanted, the staff was kind and courteous. We'd stay again for sure!

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2 Thank Heather M
Glace Bay, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

I stayed here for a month in the summer and I found it to be a pleasent experience. The staff were very efficient and carinf, often going out of their way to accomodate. The rooms were clean and comfortable allowing for a good nights sleep and a feeling of well being.

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2 Thank nautical2004
Niagara Falls, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

No air conditioning; no fans. We had to leave the windows open in order for us to breathe! We had to then close the windows because of the noise - cars & motorcycles racing down the road; people outside talking loudly (past 11:30pm - they are supposed to observe a "quiet time" starting at 11:00pm). The bed had 2 very... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

The motel is easy to find and the kitchenette is a real boon. I was able to cook some vegetables - a real rare treat when travelling.

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Cochrane, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

I was travelling due to a death in the family, and had a limited budget for hotels. The value for the room is great. It was just large enough to ensure I didn't feel closed in, and very clean. The furntiture is very reminiscent of a bed&breakfast rather than a hotel. My only negative was I do hang up my... More 

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Prince George, BC, CANADA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

This is the perfect location if you just want somewhere to sleep before catching a flight in the morning. There is no restaurant, no food, the room is old, I was worried about bed bugs. Seemed fine. We survived. It was nice and cheap for just a one night sleep.

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Ottawa, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

A nice family-run motel. Spacious modern rooms. Clean rooms, friendly service. Laundromat available. Limitations: phone in room doesn't dial long distance or 1-800 numbers, no hair dryer, no fridge in room.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Jacques Cartier Motel is located on Hwy #4 East. We are 2kms West of the Sydney Airport and 1km East of the Cape Breton University. Our Single(1 double bed), double(2 double beds) and kitchenette rooms are available Year Round. Close to The Cape Breton Miners Museum, Marconi National Historic Site, The Savoy Theatre, Dominion Beach, Lingan Golf Club and The Fortress of Louisbourg. A 30 minute drive to the Newfoundland Ferry in North Sydney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jacques Cartier Motel

Address: 1396 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1M 1A1, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Sydney
Price Range: $41 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Jacques Cartier Hotel
Jacques Cartier Motel Sydney, Nova Scotia
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