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Cape View Motel and Cottages

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Cape View Motel and Cottages, Mavillette, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada is far enough away to be enjoyable, and yet close enough to have all the amenities of two Nova Scotia towns. Yarmouth is only 20 mile drive with Digby a mere 40 miles. Enjoy a comforting stay while exploring a picture postcard view of Mavillette Beach, Cape St., Mary's fishing village, lighthouse, Saint Mary's Bay and the Bay of Fundy!
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Saint John Airport139 km
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All reviews cape view mavillette beach nova scotia across the road continental breakfast beautiful beach short walk great place to stay his wife homemade muffins adirondack chairs comfortable beds beautiful place excellent value relaxing stay seafood look forward
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

I've read the mixed reviews, and my experience was 100% positive and wonderful. I chose to stay at the Cape View because it was within striking distance of the early Yarmouth ferry to Maine, but it would also give me one last beautiful night on...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank apriland
Response from Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and CottagesResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you so much for this awesome review! As we are winding down for the season, your review made us both feel thankful! Carol and Russ

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We stayed here on our first night in Nova Scotia--I have never regretted anything more! Owner is abusive and mean, he illegally charged my credit card for "violating" a policy he never even made us aware of! He literally chased us off of his property...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and CottagesResponded 3 October 2018

The only true thing in this review I that I charged you extra for SMOKING in our room !!

Reviewed 20 September 2018

I travel to the area once or twice a year for work and stay here every year. I've read the negative reviews and to be honest I've never seen anything but cordial hospitality from Russ and his wife. He's very up front about the rules...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Darren U
Response from Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and CottagesResponded 20 September 2018

Thanks Darren, We'll look forward to seeing you again as it always nice to have great people stay with us !!

Reviewed 19 September 2018

Comfortable room with an incredible view. Sand beach, nice surf just a walk away. There is a restaurant just down the hill. Breakfast was continental and the coffee was good. Staff was helpful and cheerful.

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

While the location and facilities were great, one major beef tainted the experience, truly: It is still head-shaking that the staff made *zero mention* of the fact that swimming in Mavillette Beach (99% of the reason people visit this place) was off-limits due to excessive...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Twa T
Response from Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and CottagesResponded 18 September 2018

Our guests come here for way more than ocean swimming ( actually, probably less than 5% even get there feet wet ). So the part of your stay that we control is fine but the thing MOTHER NATURE has full control of is our Fault...More

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Patricia T
22 February 2018|
Response from Russell W | Property representative |
No, there are no A/C in our units. There is seldom any need as the ocean breeze is almost constant!!
9 September 2016|
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Response from karmar1965 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a one bedroom cabin which had one double bed and their was a sofa bed in the living room. There are cabins which accommodate a family.
Nancy M
20 August 2015|
Response from Russell W | Property representative |
No sorry we do not
Room Tips
"The west side motel rooms offer the best view of the coast/beach"
19 Sep. 2018
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"Ask for a room ,not a cottage if you want the view."
19 Sep. 2018
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"Room 9 is a corner room with a fab view"
12 Sep. 2018
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"Ask for water view...I think every single room and cabin has one!"
8 Aug. 2018
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USD 101 - USD 120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaNova ScotiaSouthwest Nova ScotiaMunicipality of ClareMavillette
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