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The Mountain View Motel & Cottages

23659 Cabot Trail Rd, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2PO Canada
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#4 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Pleasant Bay

If you’re looking for a budget friendly small hotel in Pleasant Bay, look no further than The Mountain View Motel & Cottages.

Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and The Mountain View Motel & Cottages makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

In addition, guests can enjoy a restaurant during their visit. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

Pleasant Bay has plenty of seafood restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Rusty Anchor Restaurant and Midtrail Restaurant, which are serving up some great dishes.

If you are interested in exploring Pleasant Bay, check out The Stupa of Enlightenment (0.6 km), which is a short walk from The Mountain View Motel & Cottages.

The staff at The Mountain View Motel & Cottages looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Ha P wrote a review Sep. 2020
Ontario, Canada926 contributions242 helpful votes
I rode the Cabot trail and was pretty exhausted after climbing French mountain and hiked the Skyline trail, I decided to stay in Pleasant Bay and it seems like this is the only thing open. The room is clean but there is no microwave. The bed is very comfy. There is a restaurant which makes it very convenient for cyclists. I was about to order more food but the staff already gave me a cheque so I just paid. WiFi works.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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FunOnly wrote a review Nov. 2019
Calgary, Canada3,925 contributions783 helpful votes
Accommodation on the Cabot Trail is at a premium in the summer. In spite of booking 4 months in advance this property was one of very few that still had rooms available. The lay out id typical of a motel from the 1950’s and I suspect that there has been no renovation or upgrades since it was built. The bed was OK and the room was clean. There is a basic restaurant on site where we were able to get a bacon and eggs breakfast before setting off on the days adventure. This was an OK place to spend the night so that the drive over the Cabot Trail can be split into two days. This is basic accommodation. It is sort of interesting to be transported back to the 1950’s in a time warp as folks whom were children in that era will identify with childhood road trips and staying in similar places.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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seana54NovaScotia wrote a review Oct. 2019
Nova Scotia6 contributions2 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here while traveling around the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The people extraordinary! The food in the restaurant was delicious! Don't get me wrong, it is not a 5 star resort style vacation spot, but you are not paying those prices. Their price is very reasonable! You are guaranteed nice clean rooms etc. on your way through the Cape Breton Highlands and the Cabot Trail.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Gayle H wrote a review Sep. 2019
Haines City, Florida37 contributions28 helpful votes
We enjoyed a one night stay in this facility as a little over half way point of the Cabot Trail. It is nestled between several mountains. There is no cell phone service. The WiFi is sketchy. Other than that, the room was clean, large, and well stocked. There is a restaurant on site. Staff were very pleasant.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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JandKPreston wrote a review Sep. 2019
Dundas, Canada154 contributions37 helpful votes
Is this the best place you’ll ever stay in? No of course not. But the town is isolated with great views, the rooms are clean, staff are nice, and you won’t have any strong complaints except for maybe the size of the TV sets- yes that sounds stupid even as I write it. But taking everything in context, you should have a good night’s sleep and won’t forget the experience anytime soon.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$80 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaNova ScotiaCape Breton IslandPleasant Bay
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Mountain View Motel & Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to The Mountain View Motel & Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Whale Interpretive Centre (0.9 km), Lone Shieling (3.7 km), and MacIntosh Brook Trail (2.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Mountain View Motel & Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Mountain View Motel & Cottages?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at The Mountain View Motel & Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Mountain View Motel & Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rusty Anchor Restaurant, Midtrail Restaurant, and Mountain View Restaurant.
Are pets allowed at The Mountain View Motel & Cottages?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Mountain View Motel & Cottages?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Lone Shieling (3.7 km).
Does The Mountain View Motel & Cottages have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is The Mountain View Motel & Cottages accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.