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The Birches at Ben Eoin Country Inn

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Mabou, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Our overnight stay with golf the next day was the plan. From the moment we arrived at The Birches everything was pretty well taken care of. My wife was given a tour of the facilities and we were told that in the morning our carts would be waiting for us and we could just drive over to the course. Perfect....

1Thank safety_man2003
Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2013

I cannot even begin to tell all who have passed here that you truly have missed an amazing quality experience! I myself have travelled all over the map and I am so glad to tell you that I now don't have to leave far from home to get the quality, service and romance that my husband and I were looking...

4Thank Lin07111982
Dominion, Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Our stay was allright until I was informed I was paying for another room I didn't stay in, Owner explained to me that the people next door (Friends of hers) couldn't sleep. So she baught them another night with my credit card!, After stealing my money she told me theres nothing I can do about it, and that is why...

8Thank Mike M
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Stayed at the Birches last week. From the moment we walked through the door, we were treated to the best hospitality Cape Breton has to offer! We were guided to our room complete with canopy king size bed, fireplace and jet tub. We were served drinks on our balcony in the brilliant sunshine. Our meal at Malcolm's was absolutely terrific....

Thank SusanH879
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Greeted at the door upon our late night pre-arranged arrival we were welcomed warmly by the hosts/innkeepers, Barbara and Lawrence. Our adult sons who were travelling with us on a Cape Breton golfing trip were shown to a spacious room with two double beds, corner fireplace, french doors and wrap-around balcony. My husband and I were treated to a corner...

Thank Brenda J
nova scotia
Reviewed 31 July 2013

This was our 1st night's stop after the 1st leg of a 4 day sailing race in the Bras D'or Lakes, in Cape Breton, NS. (The inaugural Race The Cape) After 30 miles of sailing, this inn proved to be just what tired bodies needed. Lovely atmosphere, gracious hosts, excellant breakfast and great beds! One could easily spend more time...

Thank easterncanadashopper
Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 27 July 2013

If you are looking for a quaint Victorian style B&B filled with chintz, look elsewhere. We stayed one night at "The Birches" en route back to mainland Nova Scotia after spending a day at Fortress Louisbourg. The building is a modern two story building with large lobby/entrance. The owners, Barbara and Lawrence, walk the extra mile to make sure you...

1Thank Jimbo S
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Spent the last leg of our CB golf trip here and it was certainly the highlight of the trip. The rooms were large, comfortable and well appointed. Loved the fact that all the rooms were so different but each luxurious in their own right. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Dinner at the restaurant was excellent! Great menu, terrific service. Met...

Thank caddke
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Traveling from Florida to Nova Scotia, we spent two nights at The Birches, with golf at The Lakes Course next door. This was the front end of our trip and none of the hotels or golf courses during our stay could touch the quality and style of these great places. At the Birches, the rooms are large and very well...

Thank Tom S
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 29 June 2013

We stopped by and spent one night with our two youngest. We loved the room, hot tub, and dinner at Malcolm's was wonderful. This is worth a stay, and if not come by for the dinner! the fod was spectacular, well presented and so tasteful! we will be back!

Thank StobKent1

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located 20 min. west of Sydney, 55 min. east of St. Peter's, next to Ski Ben Eoin. Colonial-style facility with ten elegantly appointed guest rooms and two luxurious suites--all with private bath, access to balcony, fireplaces, some feature canopy beds and air-jet soaking tubs. Fine dining every evening (except Mondays) from 5 pm to 8 p.m. Reservations recommended. Wheelchair accessible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Birches at Ben Eoin Country Inn

Address: 5153 East Bay Hwy | Ben Eoin, Ben Eoin, Nova Scotia B1J 1P1, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Ben Eoin
Price Range: $157 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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