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The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & Cottages

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 27 March 2011

Walk down to the beach in the morning and start your day watching seals. Comfy, cozy, lots of character. Christine's suggestions on what to see and do were great. We changed our plans and are glad we did. Breakfast was perfectly lovely--French press coffee and tasty, fresh foods. Smokey was the best-trained puppy I'd ever seen and he was only...

1Thank Nurski
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2011

What attracted me to this B&B in the first place was the lack of floral fabric and wallpaper. It's rare to come across a B&B with more modern aesthetic! I stayed at the Maven Gypsy twice in the summer/fall of 2010 and had a great experience both times. I've recommended it to friends as well. The breakfast was delicious, and...

2Thank hillarywebb
Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 10 January 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Maven Gypsy in August of 2010 and it was perfect. We stayed in one of the stand alone cabins and we just loved it. The room was clean and sweetly decorated - we stopped in at the big house to say hello and use the wireless most days and found the company helpful...

3Thank Shaianne
Nova Scotia
Reviewed 15 December 2010

My husband and I stayed in a cabin for two nights. It was very comfortable and close to the beach. Christine and Devin, the owners, were very friendly and gave us great information on hiking trails. We highly recommend the Maven Gypsy.

1Thank calgary-to-lunenburg
Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 9 November 2010

Our stay at the Maven Gypsy B&B was very relaxing and comfortable. We had a spacious room with an ensuite bath. Beautiful bay window that looked out to the ocean across the street. There was also a sitting room/TV room for all the guest to enjoy at their leisure. Our hosts were a great couple that truely enjoyed what everyone...

1Thank Westcoaster24
West Hartford, CT
Reviewed 8 November 2010

Our driving recent driving trip through the Canadian Maritimes included stays at several B&B's, but our two nights at the Maven Gypsy were especially memorable, especially for Devin's breakfasts. His recipe for Keltic sodabread was a precious souvenir! The B&B is a short walk from a rocky beach that is typical of the rugged Cape Breton Island coastline. The location...

1Thank Dave1337
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2010

Spent two nights at the Maven Gypsy B&B. Explored Neil's Harbour, attended a ceilidh. Maven Gypsy was quiet and hosts were very welcoming. Certainly the location allowed us to explore that side of Cape Breton and allowed us to get a good start on our trip following our stay. ( We toured the Cabot Trail clockwise). The Breakfsats were good,...

1Thank SadieEdmonton
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2010

It was our first trip to Nova Scotia and first time at Cape Breton Island, therefore, we just discovered The Maven Gypsy. it was really the last minute choice,but the right and the most incredible of our journey. Before we actually met the owners, we spoke on the phone and they sounded so nice, friendly and reliable. We were surprised,...

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Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 16 October 2010

Our stay was superb & included a huge breakfast with eggs from their own hen house. Also apples straight from their trees. The room was sparkling clean & had a nice view of the Atlantic Ocean. Very quiet.. Hostess Christine very knowledgeable about area & we traded recipes with Devin. The dog, Smokey, was a plus as we missed our...

1Thank Cameryn
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 15 October 2010

Nice cottege in isolated area in a very quite place. Rooms are clean and spartan but equipped with what ever is needed for short or long stay. Breakfast is good with fresh lay organic eggs from their henhouse. Mosquito repellent is recommended if you would like to stay out

2Thank ykarpol

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Maven Gypsy B&B and Cottages (formerly Goodwill House) is situated in one of the most scenic areas in Canada. You will be surrounded by untouched, unspoiled wilderness with the ocean just a 5 min walk away. There are four quaint guestrooms in the main house and four detached, self catering cottages with mountain views. Your hosts, Cody and Shain are lifelong hospitality professionals who have traveled and worked all over the world and look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & Cottages

Address: 41682 Cabot Trail, Wreck Cove, Nova Scotia BOC 1HO, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Wreck Cove
Price Range: $117 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“It is obvious that a lot of work and thoughtfulness went into the unique decor of this inn and the cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles 493maribetha, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles LittleStevieB, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps eat dinner before arriving because restaurants are about 15-20 minute drive either way, nothing near by.”
 of 5 bubbles blueberry_boy, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We loved Room#1 on 1st floor spacious with en suite.”
 of 5 bubbles EeyoreCA, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Main floor room is big and bright. Only complaint is the shower head drips.”
 of 5 bubbles Brenda201560, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
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