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Woodstock, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I highly recommend Silver Dart Lodge. We were doing the cabot trail and we stayed at a chalet that was cozy and view was beautiful. Staff were wonderful and the restaurant on site was amazing! Thanks for the great stay!

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a wonderful review! The chalets are wonderful with their hardwood floors and the view of the Bras d'Or Lakes is magnificent! I have passed along your great comments to the staff and do hope you will return for another visit next season! Enjoy your winter! More 

New Zealand
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56 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This lodge is a couple of kilometres out of town but presumably most visitors have a car so that is not really a problem. It is set in some pleasant grounds and our room had a nice view over the water. The room was OK although a bit dated. We took the "Cabot Trail Touring Package" which gave us two... More 

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Thank blenheim72
Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of our Baddeck property. The Cabot Trail Touring Package does provide great value and I am pleased you enjoyed your meals with us. Thank you for the recommendation and I hope you will visit with us again next season. All the best over the winter months! More 

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52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The place itself is surprisingly nice for being in the middle of nowhere. The room was a little old and needed some updating but they had it looking pretty good. Bed wasn't super comfortable but was acceptable. Restaurant looks very nice inside but the food was average at best and a little overpriced. Given the fact there aren't many options... More 

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Thank Jjdale
Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

It was wonderful to read your review of our property. We have done many renovations to our facilities and will be continuing on with our projects this fall. It is great to get feedback from all our guests as we are always looking for ways to improve for the future. Thank you for writing about your experience and we hope... More 

Wappinger, New York
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very nice room , all rooms have a nice view. The room was clean and the bathroom counter area was right as you walked into the room. It made the privacy alittle difficult. There is laundry on the premises, however quite pricey. It is a perfect location close to the beginning of the Cabot Trail. There is a restaurant and... More 

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Silver Dart Lodge and for writing a review of your visit. All guest comments are always encouraged and we hope you will stay with us again in the future. More 

Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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67 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

For a small town this lodge was amazing. Great location and a short walk to Baddeck where you could find food, shopping or enjoy a Ceilidh in the evening which is a must. Food at the restaurant was delicious for both Breakfast and Dinner. Very relaxing lodge, borrow a bike, take a walk on one of the trails or have... More 

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

What a wonderful review to read... Thank you! We pride ourselves on providing excellent service to all our guests and are so pleased we delivered! We hope you will visit again next season on a tour group or on your own.... There is certainly so much to see and do in the area. Again, thank you for your kind words. More 

Kentville, Canada
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

this is already our second visit with many more to come ..I hope.All staff are very friendly and helpful.Makes you feel like you are coming home.Very comfortable and clean accomodations.The dining room food is also very good at a reasonable price.If you love breakfast you will love this one

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Thank badenqueen
Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

it was wonderful to see your great review. Thank you for making a return trip back to see us and we hope you will return year after year! We take great pride in our staff and our facilities and are pleased they made you feel at home while at the property. Hope to see you again next season! More 

Waco, Texas
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36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Upon arrival we had trouble getting a parking space. Two buses loaded with people had parked taking up a great bit of the parking. The buses were also unloading with people walking all over the parking lot toward their respective rooms making it difficult to navigate. When we finally did get by to a distant parking space, I walked through... More 

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Silver Dart Lodge. We take great pride in our services and facilities and am disappointed we did not meet your expectations. I am unaware of the odor that you described in your room, but would encourage you to contact me directly at denise.macleod@maritimeinns.com to discuss this and your... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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66 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel was a real find for our trip to Cape Breton to drive the Cabot Trail. The hotel is beautifully maintained, the rooms large, quiet and very clean and the rates are reasonable. We had a balcony overlooking Bras D'Or Lake which was gorgeous. The grounds are spacious with nice walking trails, laundry facilities and a restaurant, although we... More 

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review of Silver Dart Loge in Baddeck. We are centrally located on Cape Breton Island and a wonderful location for doing the Cabot Trail. We hope you enjoyed your adventures around the island and that you will plan a return trip to our area! Again, thank you for your kind words. More 

Beatrice, Nebraska
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The only real negative was that the room we stayed in was a bit run down. The carpet needed replacing and the exterior a newer coat of paint. The workout room was Spartan at best with very limited equipment of any kind. Other than that it was fine. On the positive side the room had a fridge, beautiful nature trails... More 

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

I appreciated reading your detailed review of our property, the Silver Dart Lodge in Baddeck. We have done many renovations in the past few years and will be continuing with our renovation project this fall. Your comments will be extremely helpful as it will assist us to direct our renovation efforts. Thank you for writing and I hope you will... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This motel/resort was just what we wanted! Clean, quiet, beautiful view. The restaurant was a pleasant surprise - delicious breakfasts and dinners. The location was close to town but just far enough to be peaceful. Just right!

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Denise M, General Manager at Silver Dart Lodge, responded to this review

Clean, Quiet, Beautiful View! Thank you for your perfect review! We take great pride in our facilities and are pleased that you truly enjoyed your visit with us. We hope you will be able to come back sometime in the future for a return visit. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MacNeil House is located in beautiful Baddeck on Cape Breton Island, sharing a 90-acre property with the Silver Dart Lodge. Whether you want to sit and relax on our observation deck while taking in the beautiful scenery and gorgeous view of the Bras d'Or Lakes or get active and take a hike on the walking trails, kayak on the lakes, or take part in our Cabot Trail Treasure Hunt, our goal is to help you build a better Cape Breton vacation. Relax, unwind and let our knowledgeable staff guide your Cape Breton adventure, the perfect starting point for your Cabot Trail experience. Our Taste of Nova Scotia approved restaurant, McCurdy's Dining Room includes a lounge area and patio. Enjoy your afternoons and evenings with our heated swimming pool, private waterfront, and forested nature trails. Variety of hotel rooms and chalets, open mid-May to mid-October. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Silver Dart Lodge

Address: 257 Shore Road, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Baddeck
Price Range: $160 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Silver Dart Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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Silver Dart Hotel Baddeck
Silver Dart Baddeck
Silver Dart Lodge Baddeck, Nova Scotia
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