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Harbourview B&B and Motel

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Our Bed & Breakfast is a restored Provincial Heritage Property that was built in 1880 for Ferry Captain James Embree. The property is located on the water with a large enclosed patio overlooking the Strait of Canso and conveniently located next to the yacht club/marina, boardwalk, and Granville Green which offers free outdoor concerts on Sunday evenings in July and August. This is a great home base for your Cape Breton vacation featuring the legendary Cabot Trail, Fortress of Louisbourg, Alexander Graham Bell Museum & other attractions. The B&B main house accommodations include 2 guest rooms: one with a queen-size bed, private bath, satellite television, and air conditioning; and one with 2 double beds, private bath and air conditioning. Our motel accommodations include air conditioned guest units with queen size beds, (some also have a double size sofabed), a 4 piece bath, satellite television, fridge, and microwave. Breakfast is included with all rooms and all of our rooms are non-smoking. We offer free off street parking, free wireless internet access and coin operated guest laundry facilities. Sorry no pets are allowed. Visa, Mastercard, Direct Debit and cash are accepted.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Cosy, clean, comfortable Euro style B&B/ motel, beautiful harbour view from breakfast area/ cafe, an actual healthy breakfast is available, congenially hosted. Very reasonable rates, would definitely stay again
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We got in rather late. The home owners were very accommodating leaving a detailed note and even coming out to greet us when we arrived. We had one of the cabin rooms and were very pleased. Spacious and clean. Cable and wifi were an added bonus. Breakfast was perfect with the
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After reading the generally favourable reviews of Harbourview we were totally unprepared for the cramped and uncomfortable experience we had. The bed jammed against one wall left just enough space. The window, screwed shut, was immediately behind the headboard and contained an
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We stayed here for one night on our way to the Cabot Trail. The hosts were extremely helpful with making sure my husband, who is in a wheelchair, was settled into our room. They even built a little ramp so he could get into the breakfast room. The breakfast was great and we
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We stayed one night at the establishment but it was so rainy. We had a lovely breakfast that consisted of fruit, toast, tea, juice, cereal or eggs in their enclosed patio. The hosts were so congenial. I accidentally left an article of clothing but that's probably immaterial now.
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View of Straight of Canso from Rm #1
"At least avoid room #3"
"It is best to call ahead if you need an accessible room."
"We were assigned a decent size room but not overly large."
"Rm 1 is large & overlooking Straight of Canso. Huge private bath just outside the door."
"Rooms are in the main house and a more recent motel-like addition. Main house rooms are therefore more "quaint"."
USD 68 - USD 108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaNova ScotiaCape Breton IslandPort Hawkesbury
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