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Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast

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7952 Kempt Head Rd, Kempt Head, Nova Scotia B1X 1R8 Canada
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
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#1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Kempt Head
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Ciad Mile Failte! Seaweed and Sod Farm is a two-room Bed and Breakfast located off the beaten path in Kempt Head. We are centrally located between the Cabot Trail and the Fortress of Louisbourg. Overlooking the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake, we are the perfect place to relax, enjoy the sunset, and reset for your next day of exploring Cape Breton Island. We admit it. It’s a bit of drive to get here but, we think it’s worth it and we’re pretty sure you will too!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Hiking
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Parking
Wifi
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared bathroom
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
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Torsten M wrote a review Mar. 2021
Halifax, Canada2 contributions1 helpful vote
Terri is a terrific host. We spent a week at her B&B as a family with a 6 year old and a 1 year old. Checking out the farm animals was the highlight of our kids. The breakfast is amazing, and the rooms are lovely (in an old heritage house). We got surprised by a snow storm and couldn't leave for a day (since the road wasn't plowed yet). Terri made us even a lovely dinner. The rooms are nice. One had a great view of the bay. It is very quite. We had a great time. Much recommended.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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1901Buffy wrote a review Sep. 2019
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A little off the beaten track, this farm is a delightful destination. We arrived at sunset, a special treat viewed from the property. The rooms were comfortable, very much part of the farmhouse. In the morning we were greeted by the turkeys, guinea fowl, chickens, llamas, horses, cats, dogs, etc. who live on the farm. Breakfast was delicious and nutritious shared together at that family table and accompanied by interesting conversation. Thanks Terri, Tom and Helen. Our time with you was memorable!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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goddessoflacrosse wrote a review Oct. 2018
Thornhill, Canada11 contributions
Five stars aren't enough!!!! Was there a week ago for three relaxing comfortable nights. My mother & I felt like welcomed friends the minute the door opened. Yummy food...especially the world famous Sunday waffles....shared with our hosts. Friendly dogs & cats....delightful & interesting barnyard menagerie. Great recommendations for things to see & delicious food. Terri & Dave made Cape Breton one of the best parts of our 16 day East Coast adventure. And...I'll be back!!!!!
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Either rooms are beautiful, comfy, spacious
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Response from Terri S, Owner at Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast
Responded Oct. 21, 2018
Thank you! I give you ladies a 5 out of 5 too! I feel like I said good-bye to long time friends the morning you left. Thank you for making my job easier and more fun than usual. <3 Can't wait until you come back.
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Jon C wrote a review Aug. 2018
Ontario, Canada6 contributions2 helpful votes
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We thoroughly enjoyed our visit! If you get there early enough, ask to see the animals. As animal lovers, this totally made the experience. Bed was comfortable and the evening was nice and quiet. Will recommend to others
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Terri S, Owner at Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast
Responded Aug. 14, 2018
Thank you for your kind words. It was our pleasure. We enjoyed having you!
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MissR780 wrote a review Jul. 2018
Edmonton, Canada9 contributions1 helpful vote
The house was very nice and we really liked the room. The colours in the room were very pretty and the decorations were well chosen. It was a very appealing and comfortable room. The bed was very comfortable and had very nice bedding. We knew going in that it was a shared bathroom, but did not know about the shortage of water. I had a quick, less-than-ten-minute shower, and ran out of water. As a B & B, and especially one with a shared bathroom where many people will be using the shower each morning, I feel that you need to make sure that there is enough water for everyone to have a leisurely shower if they should feel so inclined. Breakfast was delicious and included a very yummy fruit salad. It is a shared breakfast table where you eat with the people from the other room, Terri and her husband, and two other people (to whom we were not introduced). I like this classic "B&B vibe." One of the reasons why we picked this B & B was the fact that it was a farm with animals, and we wanted to get a chance to see the animals. Unfortunately, there is a $15 charge for a farm tour. This rubbed us the wrong way, as I think farm aspect is part of the charm of this B and B and should be included with the price of the room. To have to pay an additional $15 to see a few animals seems ridiculous and like they are just "nickel and diming" you. The owner tried to be friendly but was at times a bit abrasive. Overall, our stay was decent.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Terri S, Owner at Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast
Responded Jul. 14, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to review us. I’m happy to hear that you liked the room and the decor and our B&B vibe. I am sorry to learn about the hot water shortage. Our B&B Guests always have priority on the hot water – I don’t do laundry or run the dishwasher (or even use my shower) while guests are on the premises. It sounds like everyone wanted a leisurely shower that morning. As for the farm tour, I used to charge a small fee for the farm tours but now it is a complimentary addition for the B&B Guests. Upon investigation I have discovered that I neglected to update that part in the “Guest Handbook”. I do apologize for the confusion. That explains why you didn’t ask to see the animals in the morning. But, kudos for reading the book! I didn’t think anyone actually did that. ~terri
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US$94 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
CanadaNova ScotiaCape Breton IslandKempt Head
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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Frequently Asked Questions about Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Theatre Baddeck (7.5 km), Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs (7.6 km), and Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site (7.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Freight Shed, the cable room at the TELEGRAPH HOUSE, and High Wheeler Cafe.
Are pets allowed at Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site (7.0 km) and Victoria County Court House (7.4 km).
Does Seaweed and Sod Farm Bed and Breakfast have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.