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The Birches at Ben Eoin Country Inn

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Thank Mass-Cop
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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4 hotel reviews
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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
2 reviews
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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Sydney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My wife and I only ate here, but were very impressed by the facilities. The dining area, Malcolm's, is very comfortable and inviting. The food is prepared by a world class chef, and was simply amazing. The presentation, the taste and the portion size were impeccable. Our server, Holly was fantastic, and mature beyond her years. This is a first... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We spent one night at the Birches on our trip across Nova Scotia. Our room was on the second floor. Lovely room with very comfortable bed. We also had a very nice dinner at Malcolm's, the restaurant located in the inn. Birches is clean and comfortable. The breakfast did not meet our expectations as there was very little things to... More 

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Devon, Pennsylvania
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27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We spent two nights at the Birches (hoping to play golf which was rained out)......we were in the Campbell room on the second floor. Lovely room with very comfortable bed. Owners are great hosts and will tend to your every need. Be sure to have dinner at Malcolm's, the restaurant located in the inn (which is where you will have... More 

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Birches is beautifully furnished, clean and comfortable. Barb was very friendly and attentive to all of our needs. Our evening meal at the in house restaurant, Michael's, was excellent and is highly recommended. The breakfast was delicious with Barb offering to cook eggs to accompany the continental breakfast. The room had a beautiful view of the lake and was quiet.

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Hot Tub
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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: $114 - $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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