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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
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
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A beautiful little space located on the harbour, this B&B offers a variety of options for travellers including wheelchair accessible units located outside (not for bathing), a heritage home with a cozy atmosphere, and delicious breakfasts!
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We stayed for a night here, had a nice cozy room, we were very comfortable! And then to top it off we had a fantastic breakfast, fresh fruit salad and some very tasty coffee before we went on our way. Staff were exceptionally friendly and accommodating, even with our doggo! Will
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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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View of Straight of Canso from Rm #1
Hi I need to do some laundry this evening are there any nearby facilities to do this please
"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 74 - USD 109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaNova ScotiaCape Breton IslandPort Hawkesbury
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