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Silver Dart Lodge

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257 Shore Road, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family (including our 2 sons, 11 and 14) stayed at the Silver Dart Lodge for 3 nights in the McNeil House Suites. Of all of the places we stayed in Nova Scotia, this one was our favorite. The suites include a living room with pullout bed, kitchenette, separate bedroom and a bathroom. The decor has been modernized but they... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a charming hotel with lovely views of the lake. You can sit outside on the deck and enjoy a glass of Nova Scotia Wine and watch the moon rise. Walking distance to restaurants and the center of town. It is clean and tidy with a heated pool if you want to take a dip. We loved it!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a room in the east building that had a lovely view of the lake. It was pleasantly furnished (including fridge and outdoor chairs) and everything was in good condition. We ran the a/c to keep cool, which also covered up any potential noise from neighbors, though nobody seemed too rowdy. We made a dinner reservation when we arrived... More 

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Cape North, Canada
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful!! Our Grand Daughter and ourselves loved it! So many things for all ages! We are walking on air like you are in "Neverland" and all worries and contacts disappear the world stops even if only for a few days!! Walking on air Great Getaway Beautiful cabins awesome food Our second visit and will return

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're booked into here for two nights by our travel company. Got the impression that we were put into their cheapest room and judging by the bathroom door it certainly needed a serious refurbishment. There were two coach companies booked in and they seemed to take priority at dinner - we had to wait for a table in the restaurant.... More 

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent stay at our property. Please accept my apologies that our accommodations were not up to your expectations. I was unsure what type of accommodations your travel company booked for you, however, we have many different types of accommodations to suit all budgets. From traditional rooms to chalets and suites - we try... More 

Montreal, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel boast the best view of the lake and boy are they right! Every room has a lake front view. The room was large with the bed facing the view of the lake, The grounds are large with a heated swimming pool. Laundry facilities are also available. Perfectly situated Adirondack chairs beckon you to sit and enjoy the view.... More 

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the recommendation! The views of the Bras d'Or Lakes are truly amazing from our property and I am so pleased you were able to enjoy the many on-site facilities and dining in McCurdy's Dining Room. Thank you again for your review and I hope you will visit with us again in the future. More 

Simcoe
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97 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hung up a hill, with wonderful views of Lake Bras d'Or, this is a cozy hotel-cabin getaway. Many of the rooms face down the hill to the lake, with pretty vista, balcony sitting area where you can chat with your neighbours, or more private cabins farther up the hill. The restaurant has excellent service, all the staff were wonderful, friendly... More 

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I have made note of your comments about your room during your stay and want to apologize that it was not up to our standards. We are always upgrading our property and are in the process of installing 20+ new doors with a new locking system, we have just finished installing carpet in another six... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a chalet. It had a fouton for our kids. It also had a small kitchenette and wood burning stove. It was chilly when we were there but we still swam in the heated outdoor pool and then warmed up by the wood stove. We had a great water view and small private deck. We also took a... More 

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your perfect review! We truly love to hear about all our guest's visits and are pleased you enjoyed the heated outdoor pool and the walking trails. It was wonderful to hear that Silver Dart Lodge was your favorite place to visit so far in Cape Breton. We hope you will visit with us again and thank you... More 

Windsor
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31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was definitely a very good choice for our accommodation for the Cabot Trail drive. Baddeck is the beginning and the end of the trail. The Lodge was exactly as the pictures indicated, as was our room. We were in the main lodge on the upper floor as I requested. Our room wasn't ready when we arrived, so we drove... More 

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Silver Dart Lodge in Baddeck. Please accept my apologies for the noise on your first evening and for the staff's reaction. We certainly do want all guests to enjoy their visit with us, however, this group was a bit more noisy than anticipated. We certainly tried to quiet the group and want to... More 

Alachua, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely lodge! The staff were so friendly and accommodating and the food at McCurdy's was wonderful. We stayed in one of the chalets, which had super comfortable beds, but the rest of the decor was a bit dated. We would definitely recommend the Silver Dart Lodge won't hesitate to stay again!

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

What a wonderful review! Thank you for your kind words about the staff - they just love to get feedback from our guests. I am pleased you enjoyed the chalets - the new beds are super indeed. We are updating the chalets with new doors, decks, etc. and hope you will visit with us again in the future. Thank you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MacNeil House is located in beautiful Baddeck on Cape Breton Island, sharing a 90-acre property with the Silver Dart Lodge. Whether you want to sit and relax on our observation deck while taking in the beautiful scenery and gorgeous view of the Bras d'Or Lakes or get active and take a hike on the walking trails, kayak on the lakes, or take part in our Cabot Trail Treasure Hunt, our goal is to help you build a better Cape Breton vacation. Relax, unwind and let our knowledgeable staff guide your Cape Breton adventure, the perfect starting point for your Cabot Trail experience. Our Taste of Nova Scotia approved restaurant, McCurdy's Dining Room includes a lounge area and patio. Enjoy your afternoons and evenings with our heated swimming pool, private waterfront, and forested nature trails. Variety of hotel rooms and chalets, open mid-May to mid-October. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Silver Dart Lodge

Address: 257 Shore Road, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Baddeck
Price Range: $131 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Silver Dart Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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Silver Dart Hotel Baddeck
Silver Dart Baddeck
Silver Dart Lodge Baddeck, Nova Scotia - Cape Breton Island
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