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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special, but nothing bad about this place either. Rooms and amenities were adequate, although a bit overpriced. Front desk staff wasn't the friendliest that I've encountered. Did not eat at the restaurant, so can't comment on that.

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Pennington, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for breakfast and we had eggs, pancakes and assorted breads. Coffee was OK and service was slow because the server was handling the attached gift shop and restaurant. Decent for breakfast, not sure about other meals.

Thank KidLove
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great informative entertaining (general grounds tour.) Other options for different tours was nice. Friendly staff! Super grounds and fun for kids. Delicious fried haddock and a pint for lunch in the old pub. Really enjoyed wandering and exploring on our own especially.

Thank Cathi F
Salmon Arm, Canada
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We arrived late at night and the staff were very helpful and accommodating. Grateful for a room that seemed clean, linens were crisp white and clean, smelled fresh. Wifi was free and good and breakfast the next day well made and promptly served. That's where the good ended. Bed was old and quite uncomfortable old furniture was wobbly and the... More 

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Collingwood, Canada
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Fish was from a box. Bartender did his best to serve us when no one else would. Poor guy he tried. This was the only restaurant open for the Celtic colours concert. Missed opportunity. We will not return.

Thank kim123123123
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Motel did not not have a record of our reservation. Room was basic, poorly maintained with air conditioner and bed reading light not working, and I was unable to secure the window. No fridge in room, and ice machine not working. The woman serving at the bar and dining room was very helpful, and the food in the restaurant was... More 

Thank Chris J
Whitby, Canada
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Very pricy for what you get. The rooms smell musty. The floors are soft and probably rotten. There is a shortage of hot water. The hairdryer didn't work. They don't even have breakfast included. Considering the smell and soft floors I did not even use the coffee maker. No bar fridge or microwave. Avoid.

Thank icb0nes
Avon, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Got a room because it was raining and didn't want to set up our tent at Mira Provincial Park. This ended up being a nice place. Average room with two double beds, small fridge, coffee pot, tv. Restaurant on the premises was nice. Good food.

Thank Doreeng0324
North Conway, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Not worth the $133 plus tax. The bed was most uncomfortable. The mattress was the worst, sloped to the middle badly. Happened to the other couple we were travelling with also. I would stay somewhere else.

Thank Keith D
1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The service was not that great, waitresses were not experienced. The room was out of date. We liked the mussels but the haddock was terrible, carrots cold, greek salad had soft cucumbers and the dressing was tasteless. Not a very good experience.

Thank Vickie T

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Additional Information about Fortress Inn Louisbourg

Address: 7464 Main St, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1H5, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Louisbourg
Price Range: $107 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Fortress Inn Louisbourg 2*
Number of rooms: 46
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“Get as far away from the bar entrance and patio as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles Batavicus, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you are given an smelly room, ask to see something better, or suggest that you will be leaving!!”
 of 5 bubbles BCTraveller89, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room with air conditioner”
 of 5 bubbles allyk394, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Go else ware.”
 of 5 bubbles Wineguy19, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Better check out the hotel first... you may decide to go elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles Canada_Joe_Wicklow, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
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