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Nassau, New York
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Inn is located right on the water in Baddeck and is a great starting point for the Cabot Trail. The rooms were comfortable, our host was most informative on things to do and see, and an ample breakfast was served. The sunrise views were spectacular each day! A nice addition is the attached art gallery that showcases local artists.

Thank John S
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Location is excellent; rooms are spacious, well appointed and comfortable beds. Staff are friendly, accommodating and competent. Owner is onsite most of the time and very helpful. Gary the resident artist is willing to share stories and pour coffee. Excellent place to stay. Rooms are on the 2nd floor and waterfront rooms have balconies. Parking is gravel so luggage has...

Thank macmcmillan
Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed in room 2. Lovely balcony, which we did not get to enjoy due to the weather. However, the view was still gorgeous. Both the room and the bathroom were a good size. The breakfast was limited which was expected. Wifi was not good. Would absolutely stay here again.

Thank wrla2015
Tuftonboro, New Hampshire
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed three nights in the studio on the third floor. We selected this room as it was the only one available for the three nights we needed, even though we booked this many months ago. It was expensive. It did have full kitchen. Shower, and sofa, but not so comfortable. The place seemed a bit tired and musty smelling....

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had the opportunity to stay for 2 nights in Baddeck at Water's Edge. Jeff and Anne have a great location for ending or starting the Cabot Trail. We had the pleasure of staying in 2 different rooms as we could not coordinate the same room for 2 nights. ThIs worked to our advantage as we got to experience 2...

Thank CanadianTraveller48
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Spent 3 nights here in room 4. Nice large room with balcony and awesome view over the lake. Room was very bright and had windows that open ( with screens). Room has A/C. Nice comfortable bed, lots of closet space. Sofa and arm chair with coffee table. Bath room was average size with tub/shower. Lots of hot water and good...

Thank VancouverKeith
Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Really enjoyed my one night here. Great location: across the street from the pier, withing walking distance of Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, one block to the main street. Room was large and comfortable, staff were friendly, the gift shop/art gallery were really interesting, and eating breakfast amongst the art was fun.

Thank BHP_Canada
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 6 September 2016

It is a little hard to find; perhaps there are restrictive local sign ordinances. We had a room with a water view which was very nice. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the bed linen. The proprietor was kind enough to let me in a bit early for breakfast so that I didn't have to take various medications...

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I found the previous glowing reviews surprising. We had a nice stay, but didn't think the place was anything to be excited about. The welcome upon check-in wasn't that homey B and B feeling you sometimes get. Just a key handover. The room was large and clean, but nothing special. The breakfast was heavy on the carbs,...

Thank Sideshowace
Lincoln, Rhode Island
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed in Room 6 in back. Good enough, but ask for a room with a front balcony, because the water view is beautiful. We checked in before 7:00, and the power went out shortly thereafter. Not knowing if it was our room, the whole building, Baddeck or the region, I went to the front office. No one was there,...

Thank Robert E

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small charming Inn on the waterfront at Baddeck with it's own famous art and craft gallery. Complimentary breakfast with an outstanding menu of home-baked, natural selection. An Inn, small enough to take your needs seriously. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Water's Edge Inn

Address: 22 Water Lane | P. O Box 829, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Baddeck
Price Range: $190 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Water's Edge Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Book a waterfront room”
 of 5 bubbles macmcmillan, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book a room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles wrla2015, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the studio on third floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 737jom, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a view room...#4 was very nice”
 of 5 bubbles VancouverKeith, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a front room with balcony.”
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