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Duck Cove Inn

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were skeptical as we don't stay in motels - there weren't many options for this leg of our Nova Scotia trip, so the reviews seemed to dictate it was fine. The main things are that it is clean and well maintained. That was the case. Pros: - the view from the balcony over the river was beautiful for the...

Thank KatarinaAdventures
Nova Scotia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We are not too fussy about where we stay as long as the bed is comfortable. This is an old motel. We stayed in the separate section away from the two storey part with the restaurant. All the rooms have a great view of the river as it meets coast. There were ducks in the river so the name fits....

Thank maryann-ns
Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I chose this hotel because I saw pictures of the view. It was a good choice for our last night in Cape Breton. First of all I had to pick a place that allowed pets and although there is a surcharge per night it is not a large amount. The view was lovely and there really are ducks playing in...

1Thank Judai
Murg, Germany
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Clean and spacy rooms well located on Cabot Trail not far away from small local beaches and overlooking the Margaree bay and bridge from room balcony. Outlook-Restaurant is in the motel, helpful people.

Thank 438als
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The motel has lots of interesting history that the owner shared. Very friendly. The room had 2 doubles and a single so was perfect for our family of 5. The breakfast was a bit pricey but highly worth it. The buffet was delicious. Don't miss it!

Thank Chris D
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was my husband and my third stop along the Cabot Trail. The room itself was clean but very dated as others have said. But, it did the trick for what we needed. The name is appropriate since there always seemed to be several ducks swimming in the water in front of the hotel. I was told the breakfast in...

Thank Nikki H
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This Inn really is a motel and is quite reminiscent of a 50's motel. The room had a 12 inch TV (only thing missing was the rabbit ears). It had a fridge that wasn't turned on, no hair dryer and really cheap amenities in the bathroom . They do give you free WIFI however. Bedding consisted of nylon plaid bed...

Thank globalta
Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Staff were helpful to arrange reservations for supper at Seaside Restaurant at nearby Island Sunset Resort. Our second floor motel room was handy. Very dated decor but it was clean and had a balcony that could be opened for a cross breeze. There is no a/c but even though it was a hot humid last few days, we quickly learned...

1Thank Rod L
sydney nova scotia
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My family stopped by this unknown place on Sunday July 24/2016 for brunch. This place is a gem would highly recommend it for a Sunday brunch lots to choose from and very good quality try the corn beef hash it was awesome

Thank kubanaitor
Delmar, New York
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The place is clearly overpriced! We paid 129$ without breakfast and came from a superb B&B where we paid 140$ including the best breakfast ever. So, no comparison there. The view on the front is good but that's about all that can be said on the positive side. The rooms are OK but very basic p, but ours ( room...

1Thank jacquessylvia

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Additional Information about Duck Cove Inn

Address: 10289 Cabot Trail, Margaree Harbour, Nova Scotia B0E 2B0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Margaree Harbour
Price Range: RM396 - RM439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Duck Cove Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“stay in the main building where the balcony has a view of the river”
KatarinaAdventures, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“1sr floor recommended”
438als, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“get the breakfast buffet, our room had two doubles and a single”
948chrisd, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the upper level closest to the harbour as large trees block the rooms closest to the office/restaurant”
globalta, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second floor main building rooms with balconies. But the separate 1 story motel building might have better views of the river.”
rodlarmer, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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