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Chanterelle Country Inn & Cottages, Ltd.

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The Chanterelle Inn and Cottages sit high on a brae overlooking the estuary of the North River and St. Ann's Harbour and the Inn is reminiscent of a traditional Cape Breton barn. The property is eco-aware using solar and wind power and its 100K restaurant serves a cuisine created from local (100K)and organic ingredients. The Inn has 9 elegantly appointed rooms (K, T, Q, D); 3 cottages with fully-appointed kitchens. All have private 4-piece bathrooms, original works of art, WiFi, cotton linens, ceiling fans and are fragrance and chemically-free, We have an extensive lending library, gazebo on the Harbour, nature trails through the 100+ acre property and offer a selection of vacation packages.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Sydney Airport47 km
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All reviews blue jays granola cabot trail mushroom soup cape breton the cottages nova scotia humming birds screened in porch a lovely place to stay local farmers stayed here for three nights excellent chef lobster each evening rooms are comfortable blueberry pancakes
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

What a charming place. The food was incredible, we loved the mushroom soup at dinner and the French toast casserole at breakfast. This was a great place to stop before venturing out onto the rest of the Cabot Trail and when we get back to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank angelaf438
Response from CapeBretonFresh, Owner at Chanterelle Country Inn & Cottages, Ltd.Responded 25 October 2018

Thank you very much for taking your time to review the Chanterelle Inn! and for the wonderful comments. Yes, I hope you do come back.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

It was a last minute destination and recommended by Nova Scotia tourist bureau. We arrived not knowing what to expect. The inn is comfortable, full of interesting treasures, gourmet dining on a screened porch where we were entertained by a group of hummingbirds. The breakfasts...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Becky M
Response from CapeBretonFresh, Owner at Chanterelle Country Inn & Cottages, Ltd.Responded 4 weeks ago

We so appreciate your time to write such a wonderful review! And I'm glad your last minute decision was rewarding . I hope you will return. I will make it a point to drop by the Nova Scotia tourist bureau and thanking them for recommending...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

The Inn sits on a private property that is both quiet and has a great location when traveling the Cabot Trail. We stayed for 4 nights and it was a great experience. This place boasts that it sources all of its food and products locally....More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Brenda N
Response from CapeBretonFresh, Owner at Chanterelle Country Inn & Cottages, Ltd.Responded 4 weeks ago

Hosting your family was one of the true highlights of the entire time since we opened in 2000! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for mentioning the support we offer to local enterprises and for helping us to help the local...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Very friendly lady running the place who is also an excellent chef. Limited dinner menu but very excellent quality. Breakfast is simple...bread, fruit, yogurt. Coffee pot not set up early. A bit informal in terms of service. Bedroom and bathroom spotless but no A/C so...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Samurai G
Response from CapeBretonFresh, Owner at Chanterelle Country Inn & Cottages, Ltd.Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time to write such a complimentary review. We must have missed the coffee pot that day as it is typically the first thing we do in the morning for the coffee lovers. I am a bit curious about the description...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

My wife and I visited this wonderful home 15 years ago with a group of friends. Eight of us took four rooms and Earlene looked after us as if we were her nieces and nephews … no requests were too big … Fast forward 15...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank P L
Response from CapeBretonFresh, Owner at Chanterelle Country Inn & Cottages, Ltd.Responded 4 weeks ago

After 15 years, it was truly delightful having you and your wife back again---and to meet your lovely daughter. And yes, it is such a wonderful compliment to see that you referred to the inn as "home". May it always continue to be . We...More

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27 January 2018|
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Response from jzimnie | Reviewed this property |
I would say that dining options are limited. We did have a good meal down the road south from the Chanterelle Inn, but I can't remember the exact name. A fun evening will be hard to find; this area is very rural. The owner... More
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"If you can't live without a tv, choose a cottage."
14 Sep 2017
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"Get a cottage if you can"
27 Aug 2016
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"By design there is no TV and that was a nice change"
6 Aug 2016
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"Loved the peace and quiet of the cabin."
18 Jul 2016
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US$129 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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