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Hillcrest Hall Country Inn
Ranked #3 of 4 Port Hood B&B and Inns
Detroit, Michigan
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235 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
“Perfect location for us”
Reviewed July 23, 2010

Don't let the fact that the house could use a paint job fool you. It is lovely inside. There were 6 of us. We were given rooms 1,2 & 6. We were in town to see family from Port Hood and Judique. This had a great location, right across from the water. Beautiful sunset the first night we were there. Nice porch to sit on and enjoy the sunshine. Could use a few more chairs. There were only four. We were asked if we wanted breakfast at 8 or 9. We requested earlier, so we compromised on 7:30. We have 3 in our group that need coffee early, we just asked where the stuff was and we'd make our own, while waiting for breakfast. Breakfast was simple, but good. Included cereal, toast, fresh muffins & bisquits, yogurt and fruit. My mom said her bed (room 1) was one of the most comfortable beds she ever slept on. When we come back to Cape Breton, I would stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 22, 2007

We were very excited when we arrived. We had booked a suite and suite 2 was beautiful. It was large with lovely furnishings and the view of the bay was wonderful. The girl that checked us in was very helpful and we had a wonderful evening watching the sun go down over the water. Unfortunately the breakfast the next morning was awful! We were ignored by the young girl on the desk as she was chatting to a friend, so had to work out for ourselves that breakfast was self service and where everything was. Several times we had to approach the girl and ask for things that were missing .... basics like hot water & milk had run out. The last straw was when my husband asked for a spoon to eat his cereal and was given a teaspoon! Such a shame that what could have been a fabulous stay that we would have repeated was ruined.

  • Liked — The house and the view
  • Disliked — the breakfast
  • Stayed July 2007, traveled with family
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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2006

Felt like something out of a movie. We arrived very late at night after getting lost. The town was totally deserted - literally a one stoplight town & it was pouring rain. Could not find the B&B & noone to stop & ask. Finally found a motel on top of a hill. Went in & the woman said she had been waiting for us - now this was not our hotel, so we found this weird. She said to follow her where she took us to a beautiful B&B at the bottom of the hill. We were the only ones there --- seems we picked a time of year when business is extremely slow. We had the whole place to ourselves ---- it was a beautiful place full of antiques & lace curtains & lots and lots of rooms. The whole experience was very eerie - being the only ones in this huge house - didn't sleep much that night - thunderstorms & wind blowing the curtains straight out from the window. Next morning awoke to find this place was on the water. Went downstairs & found the most delicious breakfast waiting for us. The owner brought in the cooks just for us that morning. I believe Hillcrest Hall would be a wonderful stopover in a busier season.

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Additional Information about Hillcrest Hall Country Inn

Property: Hillcrest Hall Country Inn
Address: 24 Main Street | P.O. Box 149, Port Hood, Nova Scotia B0E 2W0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Port Hood
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Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Port Hood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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