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Cabot Trail Motel

8450 Trans Canada Hwy 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia Canada
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#4 of 7 hotels in Baddeck
Under NEW Ownership in 2013 we are settled on the shore of the Bras d'Or Lake, this family run Motel sits on top of a beautiful hill overlooking the lake. We have a private beach and docking facility, and a heated in-ground pool. Our Cabot Restaurant is open daily for Breakfast and Dinner, with most seats providing amazing views of the lake. We are 5 minutes drive from the Village of Baddeck, and the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. A wonderful stop for two nights when traveling around the world famous Cabot Trail. We are a small, comfortable, CLEAN, family motel that specialize in making our guests feel at home. We are " A refreshing stop along the way..."
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Vending machine
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
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Yvette M wrote a review Sep 2020
Cheticamp, Canada10 contributions
We were a group of ATVers (16 machines - 27 guests) traveling from Cheticamp and we arrived before check in time however we were treated as any other. Check in was very pleasant and quick enough for 17 rooms arriving at once. We were offered a private sitting in their restaurant so we could all eat together. The food was absolutely delicious, everyone enjoyed their meal and the service was phenomenal. The rooms were in need of updates however well taken care of, and very clean, the pride in their establishment shined through and the view was beautiful! Breakfast was the same as dinner, wonderful, with the same phenomenal staff. We certainly were made to feel welcome and appreciated, everyone raved of the service and food on the way home. We would certainly stay here again and we highly suggest this establishment for a nice visit to Baddeck, out of the hustle and bustle of the village but close enough to enjoy what Baddeck has to offer. Thank you for the wonderful memories!
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Date of stay: September 2020
Heinz H wrote a review Sep 2019
Belleville, Canada48 contributions11 helpful votes
Stayed for two nights, first day drove to Fort ST. Louiseburgh (2 hrs) the second day drove the cabot trail, Atlantic side first, had bad luck with a lot of fog which lifted on the other side coming down . It takes about 8 hours with stops along the way and a great stop in Pleasant bay the Rusty Anchor, good seafood and great value. The special breakfast at the Cabot trail inn is fish cake with baked beans, the staff was very friendly and the rooms were very clean.
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Date of stay: September 2019
snakatac wrote a review Sep 2019
East of the Rockies62 contributions18 helpful votes
Modest, comfortable, clean. Shared front deck with a few Algonquin chairs, for morning coffee. Close enough to Tim Hortons! Space set aside out front for smokers to sit with view of water. Would choose again.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Manny T wrote a review Sep 2019
Toronto, Canada24 contributions8 helpful votes
I was very pleased to have stayed in this hotel. Our check-in with Margaret was very smooth and friendly. The rooms, although older, were very neat and clean. The fact the rooms were older did not really bother us. We had a great dinner in the restaurant as the dishes were done well. The scenic lake across the hotel was real pleasure to look at. I will come back to this hotel given another chance to visit the Cabot trail.
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Date of stay: August 2019
Room Tip: Rooms fronting the lake offer excellent view of the lake but costs just a little bit more.
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mrpetsaver wrote a review Sep 2019
Canmore, Canada1109 contributions86 helpful votes
Last minute reservation. Stayed at the end of one of the buildings and it was nice and quiet. Bed very comfy. While the TV was old, had good channels. Bathroom was a blast from the past lol. Large fridge. In room recycling a plus! Great view and deck. A little overpriced for a motel. Very nice staff!
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Date of stay: September 2019
$82 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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CanadaNova ScotiaCape Breton IslandBaddeck
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cabot Trail Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Cabot Trail Motel?
Nearby attractions include Theatre Baddeck (2.2 miles), Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs (2.1 miles), and Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site (2.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Cabot Trail Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Cabot Trail Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a desk, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Cabot Trail Motel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Cabot Trail Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cabot Trail Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Herring Choker Deli, The Freight Shed, and Stand & Stuff Your Face.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cabot Trail Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Cabot Trail Motel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Cabot Trail Motel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site (2.6 miles) and Victoria County Court House (2.2 miles).
Does Cabot Trail Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.
Is Cabot Trail Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.