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The Normaway Inn & Cabins

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691 Egypt Rd., Box 10, Margaree Valley, Nova Scotia B0E 2C0, Canada
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We came to Normaway for the concert and for the ceilidh, had dinner beforehand, and stayed afterwards, as driving somewhere at 11 pm on Cape Breton was a bad idea. Stayed on the first floor in the main building. The room, as well as the building was dated and slightly musty, but fairly clean. The mattress could've used updating as... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We recently traveled to Cape Breton with our daughter and son in law and spent the night here after driving the Cabot Trail. This inn is slightly off the beaten path but SO worth it! We stayed in the main building but the cabins looked nice also. The warmth and history of the inn was lovely as well as the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

If you're going to stay here, you must expect rustic tranquility, not fancy swank. There is no mood lighting, iPod charger or Nespresso machine. There is only a wireless for entertainment - no TV. But if you're cool with that, this is a good place to stay. My partner and I stayed three nights in a Green Cabin, which was... More 

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Thank YellowDancer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite getaway place. Nestled in the margaree valley offering rustic clean cabins with screen porches and dog friendly. The dining room offers great food with a different menu every night. I have read the negative reviews, if you're expecting something brand-new maybe you should stay at a holiday inn. However if you'd like to stay on a... More 

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Thank Snail M
Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Lovely setting for this 1920s era lodge in a farm like valley in the hills of Margaree valley. The room was spacious and old fashioned, but comfortable and clean. Our room was on the first floor and very noisy especially when guests and entertainers went out the back doors late in the evening after performing. It seems arrangements could have... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The negative reviews of the Normaway all have a similar trend: outdated cabins, perhaps too rustic of an experience, no approximation of luxury. All that is true, not to mention that it is located nowhere near anything else and requires time to reach. For people not expecting this it could end up being an unpleasant stay. On the other hand,... More 

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Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I spent the night for our anniversary. We were booked into one of the green chalets. We found that the place was kept very well and was very nice and clean. We booked a cabin which included a jacuzzi tub which was a bit older but very nice, also had a woodstove with a smoke screen and... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Very nice cabin with fireplace, huge private grounds, horses, and lots of tranquility. Also super friendly staff, nice restaurant, and wonderful walking paths. A little piece of Canadian estate life! Centrally located in Nova Scotia for access to the sea.

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Thank NorthWestEastSouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Anyone looking for a quiet, peaceful relaxing getaway -this is the place. Very friendly welcoming staff, clean room and comfortable bed. Reasonably priced and fantastic breakfast. Will certainly return to enjoy this hidden treasure.

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Thank Henri F
Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We stated in a green cabin as other's recommended. The beds were nice, shower adequate, although low pressure, and with the windows open the breeze blew right through the cottage making for great sleeping. Unfortunately our feet got dirty walking across the floor from the bathroom to the bed. The breakfast was very good. My husband enjoyed his dinner, but... More 

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