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Island Sunset Resort

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the resort as the season was winding down to a close, but found a large, clean comfortable suite that provided a nice base from which to explore the western side of the Cabot Trail. Most tourists were long gone, so the roads were wide open and some restaurants (including the resort's restaurant) and attractions were closed. Even when...

Thank Thomas L
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This resort is situated so that you can't not be dazzled by the wonderful sunsets. The accommodations themselves are very spacious with a separate bedroom complete with king size bed. A nicely outfitted kitchen and everything is sparkling clean. You can't go wrong staying at the Island Sunset Resort

Thank Aquatamer
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I did not stay at the resort but went for dinner to their Restaurant. It is attractively decorated, has helpful happy staff and a truly excellent chef. Prices were very reasonable - Chef's special was Appetizer, Whole Lobster main course, dessert and coffee for $39. You also can go to the Lobster Pound or Shack on the property and buy...

1Thank globalta
Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Our two-room cottage plus a nice terrace offered a superb view of the bay and harbour, Well equipped with a kitchenette we enjoyed our stay very much. A bonus was the report's restaurant where we enjoyed very good meals - including lobster. Tucked away from the main road it's quiet but still very conveniently located

1Thank Ed W
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Upscale casual , great ocean view , dress up or down as you please. Most visits here have been good but very disappointed this time, especially as were we're hosting another couple. 2 seafood linguini dinners, 1 fine the other all the seafood overcooked,dry, toast points burnt. I was shocked at the portion size for the stuffed chicken breast ,...

Thank cag235
Woodstock, Canada
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in a one bedroom cottage. The room was clean and spacious for the 2 of us. The kitchenette was perfect to prepare our own breakfast after travelling for several days it was nice to feel more at home. The sunset from our little deck was beautiful. We walked across the road to the beach and collected...

1Thank hjkfdefvbjiesv
Jonkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place with remarkable sea views! A bit pricey but the service with breakfast served to the room and beautiful sunset views from the deck was great. Truelly enjoyed the Lobster dinner in the beautiful Nova Scotia settings!

Thank resmamman
Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The setting is great with broad vistas of the sea. We had read about Steak and Ale night and planned our vacation to arrive that day. The music was loud and the crowd raucous with fun. There is little around besides the hotel restaurant so we would have had to do some cooking if we had more time there. The...

Thank patonfairmont
Barnstable, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The Island Sunset was an amazing find! We were so pleased with the accommodations and the location. The restaurant is incredible and the beach is beautiful. If we return to Cape Breton we would certainly stay here again. It is central to the best areas on the island.

Thank mlcapecod
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Beautiful clean room. Nice kitchenette. Comfortable furniture. It was very relaxing and welcoming with several eating choices nearby. The kitchenette makes it possible to prepare simple food and all dishes etc are here for you. There is a small fridge, microwave, coffeemaker and oblong glass top double burner stove. The only reason for 4stars and not 5 is the air...

Thank Mimipoppa

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Island Sunset Resort
Island Sunset Resort
Cuisines: Seafood, Canadian, International
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  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on a spectacular coast, poised along the world famous Cabot Trail, this unique seaside cottage resort is one of a handful 4 star resorts in Cape Breton and one of the only resort that are on the ocean with a 4 star restaurant and beachfront casual bistro. Fresh lobster is available onsite live or to prepared on the beach accessible only steps from your cottage. Island Sunset is just off the beaten track yet is the perfect Cabot Trail home for the coastal adventurer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Sunset Resort

Address: 19 Beach Cove Lane, Belle Cote, Nova Scotia B0E-2B0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Belle Cote
Price Range: $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Sunset Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Island Sunset Hotel
Island Sunset Resort Belle Cote, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
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“Book early and ask for room #14, then you get the best view”
9edw, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“unobstructed views of the ocean and sunsets.”
globetrotter7862015, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for privacy, ocean vs mt view from living area and/or bedroom. Some face parking lot or road.”
trippyNYC, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Be sure to get an oceanview (definitely worth the extra $$)”
liminw2014, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 51 was great! You could also get free wireless internet from the restaurant and most of the places couldn't we were told. Bonus!”
EKGKJG, 25 Sep 2014 | Read review
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