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Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited Heather's in June on our way to do an extensive NFLD/LAB trip. Her establishment is so convenient to the ferry and naturally a walk about of the town. Our bed was most comfortable and the bath facilities up to standard. Parking was great and overall the place was very clean and easy to be comfortable in. Her breakfast...

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Inverness, Scotland
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My wife and I stayed with Heather for 3 nights in August 2016. From the word go she made us feel at home and we were sorry to move on when the time came. Our room was large by today's standards and we also had a large bathroom. Breakfasts were both varied in menu and table guests. This made things...

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

To you and all my 2016 guests, the tourist season has come to an end with the end of Celtic Colours. It has been the very best year for myself and others on the Island. We greeted so many wonderful people from all over the world and had the chance to interact with them and watch them interact with each...

Reviewed 12 September 2016

Convenient location close to the NFLD ferry, but also a short drive to the east side of a the park. Grocery and shopping close-by up the street on King. It was a bit tricky getting suitcases up all the stairs, but our room was spacious, clean, quiet and private. The bed was very comfortable but my pillow was thin. Breakfast...

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Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This b and b is in a perfect location for the ferry to NL. What a beautiful charming place. Heather was so calm and so pleasant. She prepared a lovely breakfast. The room was a nice size, extremely clean, and the bed was a cloud! The air conditioning was appreciated as we were there on a really warm night. Would...

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share with other travellers and myself.. You are too kind and I would certainly look forward to being your hostess again some time in the future.

ontario
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Keep in mind that my wife and I have only recently started staying at bed and breakfasts and so far have determined they probably are not our favourite way to travel. That being said, At the Harbourfront was a very convenient location for us as we traveled to and from the North Sydney ferry port for our trip to Newfoundland...

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Newnan, Georgia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stayed her last night with my mom and a couple of friends. The room was very clean and spacious. The bathroom was large as well. It only had a shower - which was not a problem for us. Our room was located on the first floor which was nice. Our beds were very comfortable. Pillow was a bit hard for...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Comfortable beds & room. Stayed 1 night before ferry. Very clean. Breakfast was great, with breads/toast and jams etc. My wife has food problems, but no problem here withthe selection Parking at rear was a little difficult but sufficient..

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped later in evening and then left after an early breakfast- firstB&B experience for my 19 year old. It was a lovely clean room with an awesome shower - my definition of awesome is good pressure with good heat controls... And clean. It was great! With my diet restrictions (no dairy, no tomato, no oranges - all allergies) I...

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trickangle
Reviewed 23 July 2016

In defense of the owner, I booked this room late in the evening online, and she provided a room on short notice. That said, the experience did not meet my expectations for a bed and breakfast. When we arrived, we had to call the owner on a phone at the back entrance due to the late hour. No problem with...

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

I regret your stay was so undesirable and you are justified in what you have said. As you mentioned I erred in the first place and was trying to adapt to the situation and failed badly. I try to never let that room without first being viewed and cleanliness should always be the priority and based on my last minute...

Kugaaruk, Canada
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stayed here for one night before we took the Newfoundland ferry. We showed up a little later than we thought we would, so we had to call for check-in, but it still happened very quickly. We had a very nice chat with the owner when she showed us around. The room was clean, and the bathroom was quite large....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At The Harbourfront is a couple of blocks from the ferry to Newfoundland and across the street from the bus terminal. For travelers touring Cape Breton: we are approx 45 minutes from the start of the Cabot Trail. We are near the city of Sydney with all its entertainment events and casino, about 45 minutes from Glace Bay's Savoy Theatre and Miners Museum, the Fortress of Louisburg and East Bay the home of Rita MacNeil’s Tea Room. Also not too far from the many golf courses and festivals that are part of the summer events in Cape Breton. North Sydney offers free entertainment at the wharf in the summer season. New North Sydney Arena and new Culture and Heritage Centre will add to the pleasure of those visiting the area along with the Sports Museum and Fossil Centre, nearby in Sydney Mines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn

Address: 123 Pierce St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1P4, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > North Sydney
Price Range: $105 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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The Harbourfront Bed And Breakfast Inn
The Harbourfront Hotel North Sydney
At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn North Sydney, Nova Scotia
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“Make sure you don't get the "man overboard" room!”
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“Both our rooms were fine”
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“If you don't want to carry suitcases upstairs, ask for a main floor room.”
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