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The Birches at Ben Eoin Country Inn

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a pleasant surprise when we arrived at The Birches. We stayed in the Morrison room with a king bed complete with an electric fireplace. Lots of space, clean and fresh with a balcony to enjoy the scenery. The restaurant was absolutely amazing. Stunning professional plating of each and every course right down to the sorbet to cleanse the palette.... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bed comforter and decorator pillows need updating to something that can be laundered between guests. Above average dinner. Ok breakfast. Generous parking. Poor room lighting so could not read at night. Easy access to golf course for lunch or cocktails.

Thank maxpr1
Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

Thank Habfan050
Lakewood, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

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

Thank dawnmmac
Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

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 

Thank Jegolf20
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 

Thank Mass-Cop
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4 hotel reviews
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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 !

Thank Brittany J
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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • 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: $112 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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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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