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Point of View Suites at Louisbourg Gates
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Louisbourg
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 13, 2013

We found Point of View to be a lovely place. Clean and well maintained, the bathroom had little counter space, but the shower was great. We didn't need the kitchen facilities, as the restaurants in town were good. We had a second floor queen suite, with a balcony, and were very close to the water. Free parking, breakfast the next morning for about $10. Not a lot of options with the breakfast, but it was well cooked and filling. It's about an hour from the start of the Cabot Trail, which was our reason for being on the island. Front desk gave us good tips on routes and shortcuts. Wifi was iffy, started good, then we weren't able to connect the following morning. It was back up that evening. But since we weren't there all day, we didn't call about it. I would imagine that in peak season, it would be quite busy, but there weren't that many there Thanksgiving weekend.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Point of View Suites at Louisbourg Gates, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2013

Thank you for staying with us and for writing about your experience. We appreciate the comments and concerns our guests share with future readers. It shows us also where we need to grow and or maintain our current efforts to ensure our patrons have a good relaxing stay while with us. Thanks again.

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Reviewed October 7, 2013

Beautiful view of the ocean. The room was large, well-maintained with nice amenities. Although we missed out on the Beggars' Banquet, we had a good dinner at the restaurant. The waitress was very cheerful, friendly & made us feel very welcome. Overall, the staff was very nice and our stay was pleasant.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Point of View Suites at Louisbourg Gates, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2013

Thank you for your review. I apologize about the delay in responding sooner but we are now closed for the season and I have not been available until now. It is always encouraging to one or all of our staff when their efforts have been noticed and appreciated. We all work hard at the Point of View to ensure you have the best treatment and comfort while with us. It is by your comments that we gage our performance. Thank you for sharing.

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Reviewed October 2, 2013

You can't get much closer to the Fortress entrance - I just walked to the Visitor Centre, took about five minutes.
Our suite faced the sea and was very well-appointed, plenty of linen, cutlery,crockery etc.Beds were superbly comfortable and is was great to be lulled asleep by the sound of the waves.
Jeanette was really friendly in reception and our breakfast was good tto.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Point of View Suites at Louisbourg Gates, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2013

Thank you for writing this review. I do however apologize for the delay in responding to it sooner as we are now in our off season and I must take the blame for not being here to respond in a timely manner. All compliments and concerns are shared with the staff including personal recognition given to a staff member such is the case. We all work as a team to ensure guest satisfaction. Thanks again.

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Recently, we had the pleasure of staying at this oceanside hotel. We had a suite on the 2nd floor with a gorgeous view of the ocean on a night with a full moon shining across the water. My son had ordered a bottle of wine for our anniversary and when we arrived it was in a bucket of ice on the table with two glasses. A member of the staff had written a lovely poem and left it in scroll form beside the wine. What a kind thought! We had a lovely dinner in the dining room and breakfast in the morning. Everything was exceptional. Thank you so much.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Woody547
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Point of View Suites at Louisbourg Gates, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2013

Thank you for spending you special event with us. It was a pleasure to serve you. Even Mother Nature went out of her way to provide you with a full moon on the Atlantic ocean for your anniversary. Thank you for the great review, we truly appreciate the accolades.

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Reviewed September 27, 2013

I enjoyed my stay. The location is as close as you can get to the fortress of Louisbourg, and it is right on the ocean. Breakfast was nice, and the staff were very friendly, and made you feel right at home.

I stayed on a first floor room, not facing the ocean (room 14). It was spacious, clean, and very comfortable. It was a cold, rainy night when I arrived, and the room was a little cool. Overall, it was great place to rest your head as you are travelling through Cape Breton.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled solo
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Point of View Suites at Louisbourg Gates, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2013

Thank you for your review and for staying at the Point of View. You validate our efforts with your acknowledgements and encourage us to continue in doing our best for guest satisfaction. Thank you again.

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Reviewed September 24, 2013

Overlooking Louisbourg Harbour; a wonderful place to stay while visiting historic Louisburg. Go for a seond floor suite (Room 11), which actually looks and feels like a suite. First floor suite we were first assigned had two queen beds in one room - not very suite-like. Second floor Room 11 had a balcony and the view. Nearby beach is great for searching for sea glass and stones. Restaurant on-site and it was one of the few breakfast places open in Louisbourgh during our stay. The higher up the better to reduce noise from heavy footed guests above.

Room Tip: Higher floors have a btter view and provide less chance of noise from heavy footed guests above you.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Point of View Suites at Louisbourg Gates, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2013

Thank you for sharing your experience of the Point of View. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and have taken the time to write this review. It is an important tool, not only for future guests, but also a way to enlighten us and direct us towards better costumer satisfaction. We know how important a vacation is and strive to do our best to ensure that your time with us is a memorable one.

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Reviewed September 8, 2013

This place is a great place to stop and to stay for a few days. Our room was full equipped, overlooking the ocean, The place was spotless clean and the beds were extremely comfortable. From the day we checked in to the day we checked out, we felt more than welcome by the staff and we had a great time. We would recommend this place for people that would like to have a nice rest, with a beautiful scenery and a nice room. Thanks to every one at the Point of view for making our stay a memorable one. We will definitively come back if we ever visit NS again.

Room Tip: They are all the same and they are all great and all have a fantastic view.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Point of View Suites at Louisbourg Gates, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2013

Merci beaucoup for the great review. You validate our efforts with your recognitions and compliments. We all believe that your vacation should be special and work towards making your satisfaction our goal. Hope to see you again.

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Additional Information about Point of View Suites at Louisbourg Gates

Address: 15 Commercial Street Exten, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2J4, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Louisbourg
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Louisbourg
Price Range: $119 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Point of View Suites at Louisbourg Gates 3*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Point of View is perched on the edge of a four acre peninsula that sweeps out to the magnificent Atlantic Ocean. As your hosts to this extraordinary property, we are proud to welcome you with a premier level of service and first-class amenities. We are the only accommodation property in Louisbourg with water frontage and private beach for your relaxation and recreation pleasures. Enjoy retiring at night and waking in the morning to the soothing sounds of the waves on our shore. We look forward to making your visit a memorable experience. ... more   less 
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