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Bear on the Lake Guesthouse

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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cape breton”(29 reviews)
“large kitchen”(7 reviews)
“cabot trail”(41 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

Me and two friends just stayed at Bear on the Lake for three days. We're all from mainland Nova Scotia, but we wanted to spend a weekend exploring the rugged trails and waterfalls in Cape Breton. We decided to stay at Bear on the Lake...More

Thank Marie H
Reviewed September 9, 2012

My husband and I, two kids and the lovely Auntie Anne stayed for three days. This is a fantastic place for families. We enjoyed the large kitchen and spacious suite upstairs. Great views on a very nice property that gave our kids lots of room...More

Thank Meurmabear
Reviewed September 5, 2012

Still writing up my diaries from my backpacking year, sadly now too long ago. I remember the Bear very fondly having passed through twice in July '08 (TripAdvisor won't let me select a 'date of travel' older than one year), touring Cape Breton with the...More

Thank Biggles74
Reviewed September 4, 2012

I've stayed at Bear on the Lake several times this year while visiting Cape Breton for work. It is cleaner and more comfortable than most motels in the area and half the price. Everyone who works there is so friendly and accommodating .. it's a...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed September 4, 2012

This is the cleanest hostel I think I have ever stayed at. Carmen, the owner, greets you with a super friendly welcome and holds a wealth of knowledge about the island. Bear on lake is the perfect place to both start and finish the Cabot...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Price range
$55 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$55 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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"Great view of the stars...don't forget to look up at night!"
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"Pssh, I've stayed in almost every room there and they are all great."
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"The private rooms are adjoining a landing and balcony with great views!!"
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"Check out the nearby hikes, local brewery and visit Mabou beach!"
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