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Vespers by the Sea Bed and Breakfast

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Most of my friends stayed in contemporary hotels in Sydney but coming from Ontario, I wanted to stay somewhere with an east coast feel. It was the best decision I made on this trip! I stayed in the Aberdeen #2 with a beautiful view of the ocean and slept very well. The homemade breakfasts were plentiful and delicious. Joyce was... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We spent three great nights at this gem of a bed and breakfast. The manager Joyce took very good care of us. We had wonderful breakfasts using real China. This B&B was a convent at one time, the rooms are so tastefully done. We stayed in the Donkin room, the rooms are named after the mines that were in the... More 

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Lewiston, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

It wasn't easy to find Vespers, but we saved the map of Glace Bay that Joyce gave us for future reference. We were in the Donkin Room which had a private bath outside of the room. It was on the third floor and a bit warm, but cooled down by the time we went to bed. The view from the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a very large b&b converted from a convent, almost at the edge of the ocean, in a depressed (ex-mining) town. The conversion is brilliant, the rooms spacious and interestingly decorated. Our large 2d-floor bedroom let us on to a deck that afforded fabulous views. The breakfast was good. The only thing I didn't like was the shower, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

In this very remote corner of the world, this is a romantic and comfortable fantasy spot to stay. The house is an old convent right on the edge of a cliff with the most magnificent view of the ocean. It has been lovingly and beautifully restored. Each room is named for a now-closed coal mine in the area, and you... More 

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Gladwin, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I gave it four stars but note that I rarely give a full five stars. A wonder place to stay. All of the other comments by others about rooms, views, and breakfast are absolutely true. The host, Joyce, is great. We stayed in the Gardener Mine room on the third floor. Great view but no veranda. The shower in our... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at vespers and Glacé Bay. Joyce was a welcoming and generous host. The house is wonderful, full of history and beautifully restored. Fantastic coffee and breakfast. Excellent value.

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Dartmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were delighted to spend 2 nights at this wonderful place. The Vespers gives you a Whole experience - beautiful decor, comfortable room, delicious food, incredible view. Joyce was an exceptional hostess and cook, and she knows a lot about the area. I hated to leave.

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Gardiner, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

What an amazing bed and breakfast! The large old Victorian home has been turned into a showplace! Joyce, our hostess, was kind, helpful, and a wonderful cook! We slept in the Aberdeen Room which is a second floor corner room with windows looking out 2 different sides of the house to the ocean. We watched lobster boats, a Newfoundland Ferry,... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I had an amazing stay here, Joyce was a lovely host and the baking was amazing. Sitting on the porch with a glass of wine looking out at the ocean ...amazing view! I would go back in a hear beat. Eastern Charm !

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Additional Information about Vespers by the Sea Bed and Breakfast

Address: 17 Eleventh Street, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia B1A 4M3, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Glace Bay
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Vespers By The Sea b&b
Vespers By The Sea Hotel Glace Bay
Vespers By The Sea Bed And Breakfast Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
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