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Harbourview B&B and Motel

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michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Convenient location before heading up Cabot's trail. On the water in a residential neighborhood. Hosts were pleasant and hospitable.. Good breakfast, but long walk to closest restaurant.. Locals go to Papa's Pub for decent food.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful stay here. The owner is very helpful with directions and foodie suggestions. The breakfast was more than pleasing. Very good value. The motel units are great for those not use to B&Bs and you still enjoy a great breakfast included in the price.

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Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the motel section, very clean, new and comfortable. The owners were friendly, gracious and welcoming. We went to the house for breakfast, a wonderful buffet with great variety. I enjoyed the eggs, bacon, fresh scone and fresh fruit salad. And the coffee was great too. Definitely a place I would stay again.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night on our way to the Cabot Trail and were slightly disappointed, because we were placed in one of the motel cabins behind the actual B&B, where there was barely enough room for a family with children. However, everything was nice and clean, the host was friendly and breakfast was good. The house itself is beautiful and... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

We stayed in one of the motel rooms. It was large, very clean and comfortable. The location is just a few minutes from the highway but feels much further. The community is beautiful with large trees and quiet streets for walking. Breakfast was excellent and the atmosphere was very welcoming and homey. There was a train that passed by late... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Place was clean, family staff friendly and breakfast was served on time with good variety. Conveniently located across the Canso causeway and close to the cabot trail. We had a young child and it was not a problem at all.

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Riverhead, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The location was very nice and the breakfast was better than most. We liked that you could select the time to eat so you weren't crowded. The buffet style breakfast included freshly cut fruit as well as eggs, meats, breads and biscuits. The proprietor was very friendly and he sat with us for a cup of coffee. The bed was... More 

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Bucks. UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is an old house B&B which has a few motel units (and a good view of Canso Strait) in its yard, but offer motel guests the same home-cooked breakfast as B&B guests. The motel units are new and have modern convenient furnishings. There is a kitchenette unit but no crockery or coffee maker, which would be a nice touch... More 

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Miramichi, Nb. Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed at Harbourview B & B at the beginning of our Cape Breton visit, for 2 nights.. It was a little surprising to have to go out into the hall..to our private bathroom..but it was clean, bright & ended up not being a problem. John & Sharon are great hosts & spent time visiting with their guests at breakfast..Sharon... More 

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Fairport, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stayed in one of their motel rooms as the rooms in the B&B were full. The rooms are basic but very neat and clean. The wifi was easy to log on there too. The hosts' family were in for a visit, so we had great conversations with all of them. We were the only ones at breakfast and loved... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Bed & Breakfast is a restored Provincial Heritage Property that was built in 1880 for Ferry Captain James Embree. The property is located on the water with a large enclosed patio overlooking the Strait of Canso and conveniently located next to the yacht club/marina, boardwalk, and Granville Green which offers free outdoor concerts on Sunday evenings in July and August. This is a great home base for your Cape Breton vacation featuring the legendary Cabot Trail, Fortress of Louisbourg, Alexander Graham Bell Museum & other attractions. The B&B main house accommodations include 2 guest rooms: one with a queen-size bed, private bath, satellite television, and air conditioning; and one with 2 double beds, private bath and air conditioning. Our motel accommodations include air conditioned guest units with queen size beds, (some also have a double size sofabed), a 4 piece bath, satellite television, fridge, and microwave. Breakfast is included with all rooms and all of our rooms are non-smoking. We offer free off street parking, free wireless internet access and coin operated guest laundry facilities. Sorry no pets are allowed. Visa, Mastercard, Direct Debit and cash are accepted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbourview B&B and Motel

Address: 209 Granville St, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia B9A 2G4, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Port Hawkesbury
Price Range: $34 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Harbourview B&B And Motel Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
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