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Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

I've been warmly welcome by the owner,shane. We stayed in a nice 4 bunks room, there are two clean bathrooms in the hostel. When you're there you have access to the 2 kitchens, living room, you can also use the bbq on the deck or chill out around the campfire on the back yard. 10min by walk behind the hostel...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

This hostel is located on the road just outside Pleasant Bay. It is a small hostel with only 4 others staying while I was there. Big communal spaces and plenty of space to cook. Nice walk down through the woods to Pleasant Bay. Dawn the manager was very helpful.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2014

My husband and I had a nice stay here this past week. We were happy to find a quiet atmosphere with lots of friendly faces - including the manager who was on site for much of the evening! We loved Pleasant Bay and were happy to have a bed, our own room and space in a fridge to store our...

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1Thank rkm2304
London, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2014

this hostel was clean, and the floor plan was user friendly. Dawn was very helpful with her knowledge of the area and services. it was a nice location and suitable for families. Whale watching boats were in walking distance as well as wilderness trails. Two kitchens and two bathrooms exceeded other hostels and there was use of games and tv....

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1Thank shauna o
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 22 August 2014

My wife and I recently stayed in the Cabot Trail Hostel and we were really impressed. It is a great value for the money. My wife is very dirt conscious and she was taken aback by how clean the hostel was. Dawn who runs it is the essence of helpfulness. She gave us insider advice on a number of things...

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1Thank cobbster49
World
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Cozy spot, spent two nights there in one of the private rooms. Dinner at the Rusty Anchor up the road a good suggestion. Fiddlin going on everywhere, as this is Celtic country and summer Caelich festivals everywhere. Gorgeous scenery; we made the dive from the causeway all the way to Pleasant Bay, to then chill out and do some hiking....

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1Thank Brian T
Kitscoty
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

Great hostel midway on the Cabot Trail. Our host Dawn was the best. We took her advise for dinner at the Rusty Anchor and we weren't disappointed. The co-ed bunk house dorm was comfortable and clean. We would have preferred a private room but all were booked on the day we were there. Next time we will plan earlier and...

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1Thank Richard S
Reviewed 18 August 2014

This is a great place for outdoor loving people who need a affordable place to stay and don't need a fancy place. The owner is a friendly and welcoming person that shares his experience and even food with his guests. That made our stay even greater and more enjoyable in great cape breton!

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1Thank Felix F
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2014

My fiancé and I spent two nights at this hostel. He had stayed before but this was my first hostel experience and I must say it couldn't have been better. The facilities were clean and Shane and Dawn were super friendly and welcoming. We stayed in the bunk house and then, unexpectedly, Shane moved us into the main house in...

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2Thank S F
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Spotlessly clean, wonderfully congenial and homey atmosphere. Dawn, the manageress is a delight and very helpful in recommending places to see, where to buy groceries and restaurants nearby. The hummingbird feeder on the deck was so interesting - she makes the nectar that attracts multiple ruby-throated hummingbirds at the same time. Will definitely recommend to others and return myself.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean, Friendly, Budget accommodation on the Cabot Trail, surrounded by the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The Cabot Trail Hostel is within walking distance of beaches, restaurants, whale tour boats, gift shops and the Whale Interpretive center and is an ideal place to stay while exploring the Cape Breton Highlands and surrounding area. We have both co-ed dorm rooms and private rooms. The hostel is well equipped with two kitchens, a bbq, three bathrooms as well as common areas and two newly built decks. A pleasant peaceful place to stay in Cape Breton. Hope to see you soon!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabot Trail Hostel

Address: 23349 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Pleasant Bay
Price Range: $33 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The private rooms are very good for a hostel”
 of 5 bubbles NLTraveler98101, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make reservations, not many options in this area.”
 of 5 bubbles ChilamateWorld, 21 Aug 2014 | Read review
“i took the private room, and i will perhaps take the private room again.”
 of 5 bubbles bilaliz, 9 Nov 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in room 2, which was a private double with easy access to both washrooms, but all rooms are near washrooms. Nice and quiet setting.”
 of 5 bubbles 813jenniferk, 10 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The bunk house has 10 beds and one washroom, so it can be challenging to use the washroom. However, you can always drop by in the main house and use the washroom there. Also, you can walk to Capt Mark's whale tours from there.”
 of 5 bubbles espaciofinito, 12 Aug 2013 | Read review
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