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Mama's by the Sea B&B

14 Oscar Street, Clark's Harbour, Nova Scotia B0W 1P0 Canada
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#1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Clark's Harbour
Mama's by the sea is a cozy Bed & Breakfast, Located on Cape Sable Island, Follow Route 330 across the causeway and you are in the birthplace of the world renowned Cape Islander- those brightly colored fishing boats you see at wharves, bays and harbours dotting the coast. Seafood, including lobster is always on the menu. Here too, is one the best birding sites in Nova Scotia and a designated Important Bird Area. Miles of white sand beaches offer you great vistas of the ocean. Wiggle your toes in the sand, fly a kite, stroll the beaches, listen to the pounding surf. This is where the Bay of Fundy meets the Atlantic Ocean. The tallest lighthouse in Nova Scotia- the Cape Sable Light at 101 ft. tall is viewed best from the most southerly point – The Hawk. Enjoy the 28 miles of white sand beaches – take a picnic, listen to the gulls, watch the many species of shorebirds and just relax.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Non-smoking hotel
Shared bathroom
Self-serve laundry
Wine / champagne
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Bottled water
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Non-smoking rooms
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gonjo wrote a review Nov. 2019
Tel Aviv, Israel532 contributions189 helpful votes
We usually do not go to B&Bs. We made an attempt and it was a success. The room was comfortable enough. The only thing that was less to our preference was the shared bathroom, but it turned to be not too bad. But the main pleasure was wonderful Kim the host. WE felt like being at a visit with a loving relative...
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Ben Watkins wrote a review Sep. 2019
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Kim's B&B is a hidden gem, quiet, nestled on a seaside property, and Cape Island, Nova Scotia is a place where many people never feel the need to leave. As a photographer I am charmed by quaint fishing villages, colorful boats, friendly locals and of course historic lighthouses on windswept beaches. My last visit was in August 2019 and as always, Kim was a wonderful hostess (she even sent homemade blueberry preserves home with me!) and the room was spotless, comfortable, quiet and easy to find. Venture across the causeway (just a few kilometers) and you're in Barrington Passage, a small coastal town with modern amenities for fuel, groceries, banking and postal needs, plus cute restaurants, a bike trail, and none of the loud chaotic traffic and congestion common to many destinations. Follow the coastal highway/Lighthouse Route and you'll see plenty to pique your interest, and Cape Island is just a few hours from Historic Halifax Harbour or a day's drive from the stunning vistas of Cape Breton's National Highlands. I've been in love with Nova Scotia since I was a child, but it does not have a surplus of travel lodging, so Mama's by the Sea is a welcome accommodation, convenient, affordable, and it comes with a great hostess! I can't say enough good about Nova Scotia or this charming B&B! I'm attaching a few photos to give an idea of the local scenery.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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DonkN wrote a review Sep. 2019
Calgary, Canada48 contributions16 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed at Mama’s by the Sea BnB in Clark’s Harbour and had a fabulous time. Kim, the hostess, is very friendly and accommodating. The room we had was great...very comfortable bed and pillows. The bathroom is shared, but we were the only guests that night so we had it to ourselves. Breakfast was super...bacon, eggs, toast, and hash browns. The coffee was some of the best we’ve had on our holiday of 3 weeks! Kim has a delightful dog, Zoe, a very dramatic Yorkie who loves to show off her trick...get Kim to show you! I can recommend Mama’s by the Sea with no reservations. We will certainly come back if we’re in the area!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Neil wrote a review Aug. 2019
14 contributions11 helpful votes
We stayed one night at mamas by the sea b&b whilst travelling around NS. What a fabulous find, Kim is a wonderful host and goes the extra mile to make sure you feel welcome and comfortable in her home. She opens up her home to you, and she as a beautiful home. Our daughter especially enjoyed spending time with Zoe the dog. The room was comfortable as our daughter was travelling with us, Kim very kindly put an air bed in the room. Breakfast was really good, eggs, bacon and hash browns. Homemade jams which were delicious. So glad we stayed here.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
EL R wrote a review Aug. 2019
Tucson, Arizona22 contributions10 helpful votes
Don't be put off by the shared bath--not a problem. This was one of our best stays on the southern coast--and we stayed at some pricey B&B's, believe me. Super host Kim made us right at home. We even fell in love with her Yorkie Zoe. Great breakfast--exactly what we asked for on our low carb diets. And lots of beach wandering and birding in this isolated area. One draw back--no restaurants, but the sub we bought at the local grocery store got us through the night. Now we know that next time we eat before we head out the Cape Sable Island.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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US$81 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaNova ScotiaSouthwest Nova ScotiaCape Sable IslandClark's Harbour
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mama's by the Sea B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Mama's by the Sea B&B?
Nearby attractions include Cape Sable Lighthouse (4.0 km), Glenwood Provincial Park (7.4 km), and Shag Harbour Incident Interpretive Centre (7.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mama's by the Sea B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Mama's by the Sea B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Mama's by the Sea B&B?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Mama's by the Sea B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Cape Sable Lighthouse (4.0 km).