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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Four adults slept in a spacious two queen bed room and it worked great! The hostess had wonderful restaurant suggestions within walking distance from the bed and breakfast. The room was very clean and comfortable. The bathroom was great! Highly recommend this bed and breakfast!

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

The hostess was very helpful right from the start of the reservation. I phoned her to ask about a ground level room as my dad has issues with stairs. She assured me that it was available. Upon arrival, it was a quick check-in process and then into the room with 2 double beds and a TV with cable. The ensuite... More 

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Thank Wiebernaut
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The location was ideal for catching the ferry to Newfoundland. The accommodations were modest but very clean and comfortable. Our hostess, Heather, went out of her way to make us comfortable and helped us immensely in the planning of our itinerary.

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We found the Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn very easy to find. It was an excellent location for us as we were catching the ferry to Newfoundland and this B&B is only minutes from the ferry terminal. The owner was very friendly and quite helpful with directions and suggestions for places to eat. The room was very comfortable and quiet.... More 

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Ottawa
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

The room was clean, comfortable bed and good selection of pillows. The bathroom was spotless and very newly renovated (nice big walk in shower) with adequate toileteries and towels. The inn keeper is accomodating and very friendly and made us a good breakfast before heading out. The inn is an old building so don't expect much privacy, we could hear... More 

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Thank FunnyHippy
Moncton, Canada
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

I stayed at this BandB for 4 nights in early October for work. It is a great spot for business people. The room was beautiful, and very clean. The host was a delight and breakfast was very good every morning. I will stay here again when travelling to Cape Breton as it is well kept, good price and nice and... More 

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

I originally booked my stay purely on location - I wanted good access as a foot passenger on the ferry across to Newfoundland. The price was attractive too. A well run Bed & Breakfast will make you feel at home, and Heather who runs the Harbourfront B&B certainly does that ! The place was clean, cosy and quiet. There are... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

Stayed here on the Thanksgiving weekend 2015 as it was a central location for attending the Celtic Colours Festival. Close to highways, but quiet. Rooms were comfortable and clean and breakfasts excellent. Special account was taken of our daughters lactose intolerance which was appreciated. Would also be very convenient for those taking the ferry to Newfoundland, and unlike other reviewers... More 

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed three nights using it as a base for day trips. It is centrally located to Ft. Louisbourg, Baddeck and the Cabot Trail. The room was clean and comfy. Breakfast varied each day and was very good. There was an issue one night with outside traffic noise so we had to close the windows which solved... More 

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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

My mother and I stayed here in July 2015. It is close to ferry and after the long crossing from Newfoundland we were happy to arrive! I thought the room was super comfortable and did not notice any noise as in other reviews. I loved the bathroom must have recently been renovated! Heather was wonderful to talk to and we... More 

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Harbourfront123, Owner at At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your input and I am so happy you had a good stay with your Mom. To be clear to future guests, there are some rooms that have more traffic noise than others but a situation I can not control. If I can place guests in other rooms I try to do so but the rooms closest to... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At The Harbourfront is a couple of blocks from the ferry to Newfoundland and across the street from the bus terminal. For travelers touring Cape Breton: we are approx 45 minutes from the start of the Cabot Trail. We are near the city of Sydney with all its entertainment events and casino, about 45 minutes from Glace Bay's Savoy Theatre and Miners Museum, the Fortress of Louisburg and East Bay the home of Rita MacNeil’s Tea Room. Also not too far from the many golf courses and festivals that are part of the summer events in Cape Breton. North Sydney offers free entertainment at the wharf in the summer season. New North Sydney Arena and new Culture and Heritage Centre will add to the pleasure of those visiting the area along with the Sports Museum and Fossil Centre, nearby in Sydney Mines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn

Address: 123 Pierce St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1P4, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > North Sydney
Price Range: RM353 - RM393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — At The Harbourfront Bed & Breakfast Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Make sure you don't get the "man overboard" room!”
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“Both our rooms were fine”
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“Looked in a couple of other rooms and do not believe one could go wrong with any room. .”
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