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I've stayed at Bear on the Lake many times and do so for a reason - it's amazing!! There are several comfortable dorms and a few beautiful private rooms. The owner and staff are always friendly and welcoming and take pride in the business and...More
I stayed in one of the private rooms with my son and husband. The room was clean, bed super comfortable and the view from the deck is awesome. This is the perfect place if you want to socialize, relax and cook your own meal at...More
I stayed here here with my mom in late June 2016 as we wanted to look around Cape Breton before continuing our adventure. The place was beautiful and very clean. We had a private room with a bathroom and common area shared between the two...More
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Response from Bear10705, Manager at Bear on the Lake GuesthouseResponded 8 August 2016
Thank you Jaklyn for the positive review! We were happy to host you and your mom and glad to hear you thought we were amazing :) We were disappointed to hear that you found the queen bed to be uncomfortable as we bought new mattresses...More
The staff is great. The guests visiting when I stayed were friendly, which, in my opinion, is an indicator of a great hostel. The major downfall I found is one bathroom to a dozen beds in the first floor. Get up early, otherwise, if you...More
Response from Bear10705, General Manager at Bear on the Lake GuesthouseResponded 1 August 2016
Thank you David for staying at our place and for the review! I'm happy to hear you think our staff and place are great but concerned that you didn't experience our multiple bathrooms. Perhaps in future we can do a better job of showing you...More
It was a nice stay on a beautiful place. Liam did a really good job. Petfect location to explore the whole Cape Breton. The kitchen has more or less everything what you need. Sadly no brakfast. The hostel is on a beautiful spot with a...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
US$50 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Bear On The Lake Guesthouse Whycocomagh, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia