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Reviewed 26 September 2015

Nice big rooms, good bathrooms, very clean. The bed was big and comfortable. Breakfast was very nice and included delicious home made jams. A comfortable stay on Cape Breton, ideal location for exploring the area.

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Fairfield
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

At the entrance to Cape Breton Highlands the Pilot Whale is ideally situated as a stepping off point. Our cabin was pretty much what you'd expect in an area where cabin lodging dominates. Rooms were spacious but basic. Wi-Fi was in and out. On the water so great views. Given the accommodations we thought the price was a bit high.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely location. Massive bed, and bedroom. Excellent breakfast, hot or cold available. Not marked as excellent because no tea and coffee facilities available in the room or in the lounge. However water cooler available. Let's face it - most of us need a caffeine fix now and again and with very few cafes in town we found this difficult. Excellent... More 

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Williamsville, New York
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Beatrice and John were wonderful hosts. What a beautiful home to let us stay in and enjoy. And the breakfast! Wow! So delicious, Beatrice and Geraldine offered up quite the variety of jams, marmalade and baked goods and just about anything else you could want for breakfast. The room was very big, nicely decorated, very clean and comfortable and the... More 

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Reviewed 24 November 2014

The hosts John and Betty Ann were very nice, the room and bathroom were huge and thd breakfast was deli ious, french toast and ba con with coffee and juice. The place is a short drive to Cheticamp and very quiet due to its off the main road location

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

The rooms are very nicely decorated, with side lights, case stands, dressing table etc.. The hosts are welcoming (they live on site) and helped us decide what to do with our time in Cheticamp providing local knowledge and recommendations. Breakfast was good but unfortunately not enough seats round the table for all the guests and we had to wait in... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 11 October 2014

This is a lovely B&B outside Cheticamp in St. Joseph de Moine. It was about a 10 minute drive to the local community with restaurants, liquor store, etc. But as a B&B this was an excellent choice for privacy, comfort, and an excellent breakfast. Knowledgeable hosts. Our suite had a private bath with shower and tub, queen bed with single... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

We stayed one night on our tour of the Cabot Trail. Our hostess gave us some good advice on local shopping and restaurants. Breakfast was very tasty and my need for a gluten-free option was accommodated with no problem. Our hostess kindly shared her recipe for pumpkin-lemon jam, which was delicious.

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Thank Lots2seeABC
Yorkshire
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Reviewed 3 September 2014

The accommodation was very clean and spacious with a huge room and king sized bed. It did feel as if you were staying in a family home rather than a b&b but this was quite nice after corporate hotels. We had a lovely chat with John, our host, who recommended an excellent local restaurant for our evening meal. Breakfast was... More 

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Dalhousie, Canada
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

We stayed at the Pilot Whale Bed & Breakfast and our room was downstairs (Room #4). Our room was spacious and so was the on-suite bathroom. The room was clean but we felt like we were staying in someone's basement and not in a B&B. The B&B felt too much like someone's personal home and not a business (B&B). Breakfast... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Pilot Whale Bed & Breakfast

Address: 77 Bazile Road | St. Joseph-Du-Moine, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 3A0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Cheticamp
Price Range: $124 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Every room is great”
 of 5 bubbles Desgamblegawa, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a cabin away from the busy road”
 of 5 bubbles 244JanetL244, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had a room at the back of the home. It was very quiet and there was a nice breeze coming in the window, which made sleeping great.”
 of 5 bubbles Lots2seeABC, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Room #1 has shower and toilet on suite, not all rooms have that.”
 of 5 bubbles Edith-and-Arie, 12 Sep 2012 | Read review
“We stayed in the Master Suite and only stayed one night so we can't be much help here. All rooms I'm sure are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles BenThaerHorizons, 13 Aug 2012 | Read review
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