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The Birches at Ben Eoin Country Inn

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had the opportunity to stay at The Birches (MacLennan Room) for 2 nights during a family friends wedding. We were very late checking in due to the drive, but the innkeeper (Barb) stayed for our arrival, and made the check-in process seamless and comfortable. All staff, from Barb down, were most pleasant and accommodating and the facilities themselves were very... More 

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Lakewood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Inn overlooking the bay. Rooms tastefully done and excellent service. Lovely restaurant as well. Peaceful surroundings and right next to both lovely golf course and ski lodge. Works well for any season with recreational options in the area

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Birches was a great place to stay. We stayed for one night in July, we were welcomed by the owner who took us around and showed us the place. We were late for dinner ( restaurant closes at 8:00pm) but everyone was talking about how delicious it was!! Our room overlooked the Bra D'ors lake and was beautiful but... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am probably just repeating what so many others have said, but this is a beautiful inn with beautifully appointed rooms. We were in the MacAuly Room right next to the lobby. The downside to this room was it was next to the lobby and the door going outside from the lobby, so there was a bit of extra noise.... More 

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is a gorgeous Inn with excellent hosts. The dining room has great views as did our room (however, not all rooms face the lake). Breakfast was quite good - continental buffet but they also will make scrambled eggs for you. Coffee was excellent. We had dinner here and it was quite good. My only reason for not giving it... More 

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east longmeadow, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This was our first trip to Nova Scotia. While in Halifax we searched the internet to find a place to stay on Cape Breton Island. We found the Birches and due to very good reviews we decided to call and make reservations. We were very pleased with the inn when we arrived. Barbara was very friendly and helpful and answered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I loved stay here. The couple that own the facility are on site and very welcoming. The restaurant had some of the best desserts I've had in my life! I loved the room if you need directions Barbara will help get you where you need to be ! It has wifi too !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

I was here for a family friend's wedding. This inn is very close to Ben Eoin yacht club and it's 3.5 hours drive from downtown Halifax. I was so pleasantly surprised to find a five star hotel in the middle of nowhere. The rooms are impeccably designed, new and clean furnishing and yet not losing its classic touch. Soft, soothing... More 

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Sydney, Ns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in the MacPherson suite! Very spacious and comfortable, impeccably clean and dinner at Malcolm's was delicious! The staff were very friendly. It is close enough Sydney that if you want to shop or go to a movie you can get feels like you are in the countryside. Highly recommend for a romantic getaway!!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful place to stay. Clean friendly and homey. The rooms are deftly appointed and very romantic. Fireplace and all. Hot tub was closed for the season but would be nice on warmer days. Hopefully they will have the egg cup for breakfast, wonderful!! A truly great place to spend some time. Play at the Lakes golf course next door,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located 20 min. west of Sydney, 55 min. east of St. Peter's, next to Ski Ben Eoin. Colonial-style facility with ten elegantly appointed guest rooms and two luxurious suites--all with private bath, access to balcony, fireplaces, some feature canopy beds and air-jet soaking tubs. Fine dining every evening (except Mondays) from 5 pm to 8 p.m. Reservations recommended. Wheelchair accessible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Birches at Ben Eoin Country Inn

Address: 5153 East Bay Hwy | Ben Eoin, Ben Eoin, Nova Scotia B1J 1P1, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Ben Eoin
Price Range: $113 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
The Birches At Ben Eoin Country Hotel Ben Eoin
Country Inn Sydney
Sydney Country Inn
The Birches At Ben Eoin Country Inn Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
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