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Bear on the Lake Guesthouse

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10705 Highway 105 Aberdeen, Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia B0E 3M0 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful stay at your hostel. The hostel owners are very friendly and welcoming - exactly what I needed after a night on the ferry! The view is breathtaking, the hostel is very clean and spacious. Lying in the hammock...More

Thank Tina R
Response from Bear10705, Owner at Bear on the Lake GuesthouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Tina you were a great guest to have and we hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed July 13, 2018

We stayed here two nights as we traveled the Cabot Trail and could not be happier! The owners are extremely friendly and helpful! The place is very clean and there is lots to do near by. If you happen to get bad weather, there are...More

1  Thank kennedymt89
Response from Bear10705, Owner at Bear on the Lake GuesthouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Michelle you guys were great!

Reviewed July 6, 2018

I've been in many HI hostels but this is by far the best. It felt more like a home than an institution. It really encouraged interaction between the guests (but allowed solitude if desired). Great location near the Cabot Trail, the amazing CB Highlands National...More

Thank Brian F
Response from Bear10705, Owner at Bear on the Lake GuesthouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Brian you were a an exceptionally great guest to have! I hope to take some of the drives you suggested!

Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We booked our room 4 months ago. When we got there, there was no availability.. Well, okay, rarely, but sometimes those things happen. But they didn't even care, they didn't help finding a solution, didn't make any call to another place, nothing, just send us...More

1  Thank Marlies B
Response from Bear10705, Owner at Bear on the Lake GuesthouseResponded August 16, 2017

Hi, I did not receive your booking in April of last year because we were not with bookng.com at the time. The previous owners had a contract with them and they were still accepting bookings. All bookings I receive I send confirmation to the guest....More

Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

If I could I would stay longer! The guesthouse is really cozy and has a wonderful view at the lake. Also it's the only affordable place for budget travelers that I found close by to the Cabot Trail. I definitely recommend to sleep over and...More

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Bear on the Lake Guesthouse overlooks the beautiful Bras D'or Lakes of Cape Breton Island at the start of the Cabot Trail. We're centrally located and within an hour to all of Cape Breton's highlights such as the More Cabot Trail, Highlands National Park, Louisbourg Historic Site Newfoundland Ferry and just down the road from world class hiking, whale watching, kayaking, sailing and museums. We have both dormitory-style and private accommodations and all guests are welcome to use our kitchen, campfire pit, free wi-fi, hammocks, board games and more! Watch the eagles overhead and the moose in the backyard! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$67 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bear On The Lake Guesthouse Whycocomagh, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Location
Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Whycocomagh
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$67 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bear On The Lake Guesthouse Whycocomagh, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Location
Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Whycocomagh
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Traveler (22)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (2)
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Room Tips
"Great view of the stars...don't forget to look up at night!"
Z1196VYmichellel
Sep 17, 2016
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"Pssh, I've stayed in almost every room there and they are all great."
robertcC5394TW
Sep 9, 2016
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"The private rooms are adjoining a landing and balcony with great views!!"
betheac
Sep 2, 2016
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"Check out the nearby hikes, local brewery and visit Mabou beach!"
318MelB
Sep 1, 2016
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