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Whale Cove Summer Village

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nice cabins..exactly what they are, cabins. The shower smelled of rust/iron from what we assumed to be old pipes. Great location, with beach across the way and beaches down the road (chimney corner and dunvegan). 47 minute drive to the Skyline Trail and other popular sites

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These cottages are very rustic. They are nice and clean and the staff are very friendly. The beach isn't right onsite like the photos indicate, but a 5 minute walk across the street is all it takes. Being from a large city, it had been years since we really got to see the stars at night- the views here are... More 

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Thank Andrea P
Abbotsford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These cottages are JUST OKAY! There was only 1 sink in the 2 br unit my family and i had. The pullout couch is a futon. Only cooktop, no oven. 3 burners. Lovely screened in porch. No firepits. Very basic. The cable sucks if you happen to have a rainy day. The wifi is non existent unless you are at... More 

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Thank Margaret H
Burlington, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit this area of Cape Breton every summer to visit family. The beaches are spectacular and the people are very friendly. The house we usually rent wasn't available so we decided to stay at Whale Cove. We had driven by many times before on our way to Chimney Corner beach. We had a cottage at the very front, there... More 

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London, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

The service at this location was excellent. We arrived past check-in time to find a note on the door and directions to our cabin. Hostess was very friendly next day when we met. Beach and cliff across road are beautiful and offer a view of the trail. Cabins themselves have seen better days and amenities are very minimal, but space... More 

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Halifax Region, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

The good is the cottage we stayed in was very clean and had an amazing view. The reality is it was a bit older and a bit outdated. Personally I did not care about the outdated stuff because it was clean. The problem I had was the fact that there were too many oversights: the kettle on the stove leaked,... More 

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Truro, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Beautiful views from the cabins. Very welcoming place. The cabins are basic but very clean and the beds are very comfortable. Small kitchenette with a nice living area in addition to a bedroom. Cell coverage is sketchy and no wifi so leave you electronics in the car !! Nice walk to the beach. but very windy. Margaree this time of... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

These cabins are dated and certainly in need of an update, but if you aren't fussy and just want to be close to an amazing beach, this would be a great place to stay. The TV's are old and small but we didn't go there to watch TV anyway. They really could use wifi, because even the cellphone reception was... More 

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Thank Kyle T
Oromocto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

radio did not work . tv forget it . no stove or bbq. leaking kettle. one fan over kitchen table. no blinds . curtains so thin you could see through them. peeling paint on tub. water on floor in bathroom. . owner should take his family there for a few days..

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Thank Anne B
Port Hood, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My family was disappointed with the cottage to say the least. We stayed in a one-bedroom with a pull-out sofabed. The cottage had a nice layout but was extremely dated with 70's/80's style panelling on the walls, dark green carpet, original sofabed and curtains; Bathroom fixtures were also original. The bedding provided for the pullout was stained and looked like... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located where the coastal Ceilidh Trail meets the world famous Cabot Trail, this seaside village offers family cottages with a swimming beach and views of migrating whales and local lobster fishing boats off the rugged coastline. Stunning and affordable, Cape Breton is safe and perfect for the active no pretentious traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whale Cove Summer Village

Address: 3166 Shore Rd, Margaree Harbour, Nova Scotia B0E 2B0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Margaree Harbour
Price Range: $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Whale Cove Summer Village Margaree Harbour, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
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