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Cabot Trail Hostel

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23349 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This hostel was a great location as a home base to explore beautiful Cape Breton. In addition to the location, the relaxed friendly atmosphere allowed for guests travelling solo to make fast friends :) Thank you to Dawn, the manager of the hostel for the...More

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I stayed for three nights and overall enjoyed my stay. The common spaces are well-appointed and comfortable. Bring groceries as there is nowhere in Pleasant Bay to buy anything more than a handful of basics and the store closes early. Another toilet would be nice...More

Thank lambheather
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Nice hostel, glad we took this option. My friend was skeptical as we had a shared bunk room, but thoroughly happy we stayed there. Inviting and clean and easy to find and well-located. We are 39 and 42. All ages. Not a party hostel.

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We stayed here while traveling the Cabot Trail and truly enjoyed our experience! The owner is incredibly knowledgeable and friendly, and we really enjoyed chatting with her! There is not much to do in Pleasant Bay (we came here to go Whale Watching) and there...More

Thank kennedymt89
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I stayed here with a larger group in the 10 bed bunk house. With 2 kitchens, a BBQ, a long dining table, 2 couch setting areas + a deck the hostel is set up well to deal with large groups. All the comforts of home...More

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Description
Clean, Friendly, Budget accommodation on the Cabot Trail, surrounded by the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The Cabot Trail Hostel is within walking distance of beaches, restaurants, whale tour More boats, gift shops and the Whale Interpretive center and is an ideal place to stay while exploring the Cape Breton Highlands and surrounding area. We have both co-ed dorm rooms and private rooms. The hostel is well equipped with two kitchens, a bbq, three bathrooms as well as common areas and two newly built decks. A pleasant peaceful place to stay in Cape Breton. Hope to see you soon!! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$25 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Pleasant Bay
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$25 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Pleasant Bay
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"Bring your own food if you arrive after 7. Everything will be closed ; )"
nancybY5494EI
6 Jun 2017
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"The private rooms are very good for a hostel"
NLTraveler98101
27 Oct 2016
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"Make reservations, not many options in this area."
ChilamateWorld
21 Aug 2014
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"i took the private room, and i will perhaps take the private room again."
bilaliz
9 Nov 2013
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