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Dieppe, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a charming home with great hosts! My husband and I stayed at this B&B after travelling for 3 days. This was our last vacation day and we just needed to have a quiet peaceful last day of vacation to recover from our busy trip - this was a perfect choice! We stayed in one of the Downstream room, which... More 

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Calgary
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night. A B&B in the woods. At final road is dirt/gravel; however, GPS found without any problems Wonderfully quiet and a chance to see the stars in a very dark sky. The owners are very personable and make the effort to ensure that every thing is right. Very clean with a very comfortable king size bed... More 

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Thank Christoopher C
Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I stayed with a friend for one week in March 2016. Very clean rooms. Delicious breakfast. Lydia and Johannes are Wonderful hosts who make you feel home instantly. Beautiful nature all around. Close to Port Hawkesbury where all you need is available. Good Location to explore Cape Breton. Will come back for sure.

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Thank markussehner
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

My third time at Lydia and Johannes was a really fantastic time. The big breakfast feed like a Moose is one of the things what i really miss. I had funny times and nice conversations with Johannes and Lydia and many of the neighbours around. ;-) Johannes is one of the best Chefs in the Kitchen and on the Barbecue.... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Dear Lydia and Johannes, Thank you for for making us feel like home, from the moment we arrived, and sharing your place with us. We were impressed by the nice and clean rooms, the comfortable beds and the delicious breakfasts. Lydia's home made bread and Johannes scrambled eggs can not be compared with anything. Even my 11 year old daughter,... More 

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Thank Andrea H
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

It is twelve months since Keith and I found this lovely Bed & Breakfast. We were met by Lydia and immediately taken up to their decking to meet Johhannos for a cup of tea. They are the most perfect hosts and you can tell they love sharing their home with visitors. Our room was very clean and spacious with views... More 

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Thank Lorna N
Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 21 November 2014

Stayed at this lovely B&B on two separate occasions at start and end of our drive around Cape Breton. It is a beautiful, peaceful setting by the river with superb outlook. We were warmly greeted by Lydia and Johannes and showed to our very pleasant and clean room downstairs. It had everything we needed. Lydia and Johannes were extremely friendly... More 

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Oakville, Canada
1 review
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

We found this place at the last minute after arriving to Port Hawkesbury and not having a place to stay. From the moment we arrived, we received such a warm welcome that didn't end until after our departure. Both Lydia and Johannes were wonderful hosts! Our bed was very comfortable and the entire house was clean. We spent a very... More 

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Harrow, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 24 December 2013

We stayed with Lydia and Johannes this past September for a few days. It felt like we'd know each other for years, by the time we left! What great hosts, and what a comfortable place to stay! The food was great- a perfect combination of Canadian and German tastes :) Knowing some German ourselves, we enjoyed getting to try our... More 

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Thank Rebecca F
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Reviewed 28 October 2013 via mobile

We were there for three nights and were very happy with everything. The room was very clean and nice. Also breakfast was simply great with everything you wish. Fresh cut fruits, homemake bread, yoghurt, cheese, salami, coffee, eggs how ever you like it. The owners Lydia and Johannes are really great, welcoming and friendly hosts. We would go back there... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
OverviewCome and enjoy our Bavarian hospitality!Leave your stress behind and dive into another world – you will feel like home from the first moment on…Find tranquility and peace in an environment of nature and crisp fresh air. We are situated directly on banks of the River Inhabitants and our rooms have a breathtaking view across the river.Our location offers you plenty of choices for day trips to many of Cape Breton’s attractions, all within a two-hour drive. Check out the Hungershausen gallery in Cleveland, or head out Dundee and take in some golf. You will also find living history museums to explore, including the Highland Village Museum in Iona and the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site in Louisbourg. Find traditional Celtic music in Judique and or travel to Glenora to sample the first single malt whiskey in North America.We offer four rooms with one king or queen-sized bed, telephone, Wi-Fi, fan, hairdryers, and coffeemaker. Two rooms come with a private entrance. A full breakfast is provided, served either on our deck or in the dining room. You are also welcome to relax in our entertainment room or settle back on the deck overlooking the river.Driving directions to property: From the Canso Causeway to Port Hawkesbury take Hwy 104 towards St. Peter´s, exiting at Exit 44 to Cleveland. Turn left, following the Lower River Road 5.5 km - you will see our blue B&B sign on the right hand side.You can also take NS Highway 4 and travel 11.5 km towards Cleveland, turning right onto Lower River Road. Our B&B is 1.7 km up the road - you will see our blue B&B sign on the left hand side. ... more   less 

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Address: 351 Helmut's Lane, Cleveland, Nova Scotia B0E 1J0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Cleveland
Number of rooms: 4
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“I can't compare the other rooms, but we stayed in one of the room with a King bed and it was comfortable!”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Downstream-Room gives you a good View to the River”
 of 5 bubbles richardbS1375QD, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Stay at least two or more nights.”
 of 5 bubbles StephanK92, 24 Feb 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in the 'down river' room. King-sized bed, with private entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles RolandP385, 28 Jan 2013 | Read review
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