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    Bear on the Lake Guesthouse

    10705 Highway 105 | Aberdeen, Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia B0E 3M0, Canada
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    Overview
    • Excellent87%
    • Very good9%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “private rooms” (17 reviews)
    “large kitchen” (7 reviews)
    “great hostel” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    Fair Isle Motel
    89 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Whycocomagh
     
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    1,329 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Sydney
     
    Aberdeen Motel
    67 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Whycocomagh
     
    Telegraph House Hotel
    343 reviews
    #3 of 7 hotels in Baddeck
     
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    11 - 15 of 147 reviews

    Reviewed 9 September 2016

    I have travelled around the east coast of Canada a number of times, and I've stayed at Bear on the Lake every time I've been out that way in the last few years. Absolutely fantastic. Not only is it one of the safest, cleanest, and...More

    1  Thank Robert C
    Reviewed 3 September 2016

    I've stayed at Bear on the Lake many times and do so for a reason - it's amazing!! There are several comfortable dorms and a few beautiful private rooms. The owner and staff are always friendly and welcoming and take pride in the business and...More

    Thank Bethea C
    Reviewed 2 September 2016

    I stayed in one of the private rooms with my son and husband. The room was clean, bed super comfortable and the view from the deck is awesome. This is the perfect place if you want to socialize, relax and cook your own meal at...More

    Thank Mel B
    Reviewed 5 August 2016

    I stayed here here with my mom in late June 2016 as we wanted to look around Cape Breton before continuing our adventure. The place was beautiful and very clean. We had a private room with a bathroom and common area shared between the two...More

    Thank Jaklyn L
    Response from Bear10705, Manager at Bear on the Lake GuesthouseResponded 9 August 2016

    Thank you Jaklyn for the positive review! We were happy to host you and your mom and glad to hear you thought we were amazing :) We were disappointed to hear that you found the queen bed to be uncomfortable as we bought new mattresses...More

    Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

    The staff is great. The guests visiting when I stayed were friendly, which, in my opinion, is an indicator of a great hostel. The major downfall I found is one bathroom to a dozen beds in the first floor. Get up early, otherwise, if you...More

    Thank dparentcof
    Response from Bear10705, General Manager at Bear on the Lake GuesthouseResponded 2 August 2016

    Thank you David for staying at our place and for the review! I'm happy to hear you think our staff and place are great but concerned that you didn't experience our multiple bathrooms. Perhaps in future we can do a better job of showing you...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Price range
    • USD 28 - USD 70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Nova Scotia >
    • Cape Breton Island >
    • Whycocomagh
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    Room Tips
    "Great view of the stars...don't forget to look up at night!"
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    "Pssh, I've stayed in almost every room there and they are all great."
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    "The private rooms are adjoining a landing and balcony with great views!!"
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    "Check out the nearby hikes, local brewery and visit Mabou beach!"
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