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Delhi, Canada
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I booked this lovely cabin the Chalet for a week for his 50th Bday. We fell in love with the place from the moment we arrived. The cabin is so cozy,spacious and comfortable it has everything you could possibly need for a relaxing getaway. We loved the porch and the view of the highlands was breathtaking. It's...

Thank Leticia408
Beloit, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I rented the A-frame cottage for 2 weeks. The time flew by. We walked the trails on the site and the host left a map of a good assortment of trails nearby for extra enjoyment. As soon as I got out of the car, up the steps to the deck, I felt the calm of the trees. The cabin is...

Thank Karen C
Wenatchee, Washington
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Spent 8 nights in the cozy "A" cabin down its own lovely, twisty drive and loved every minute of my stay. The cabin is perfectly designed with big windows letting in the light and view that stretches forever over the forests to the north. The porch a perfect place for a glass of wine and pondering...the little loft and comfortable...

Thank Diana S
Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 11 January 2016

More than we could have hoped - beautiful log cabin - we stayed at the Spruce Cabin, beautiful view, great trails - we went snowshoeing. Excellent hosts - comfortable place, loved it! Excellent romantic weekend! Quiet, pristine and beautifully crafted log cabins - especially the Spruce cabin. Only recommendations? You need an SUV or some type of 4 wheel drive...

1Thank Connie W
Montague, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We were so happy to find a nice quite place to stay for a week after having some terrible weeks. The way to the Retreat is very long and the road is filled with potholes. Good we had an SUV. The Retreat didn't looked like the pictures, but first I thought, well its October. The host was not super friendly,...

Thank Sabine1607
Bridgetown, Canada
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We stayed at the Spruce Cottage for 5 days with our little Silky/Maltese dog, and loved every minute. So peaceful from all the hustle and bustle of every day life. I actually had tears in my eyes when we left. We will definitely be back to this beautiful place next year for at least 2 weeks. Would highly recommend this...

Thank lilyrose580
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Reviewed 5 July 2014

We ( my 19 y. old son, my parents and me, German family) spend 4 nights in the Chalet. What a great place in the middle of the wilderness. Quiet and comfortable. We loved the barbecue at the evening, sitting around the fire place, hiking through the forest ( the owners prepared some little hiking trails, lovely!). Whish to come...

1Thank Kathrin E
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 11 September 2012

My boyfriend and I traveled to Big Hill Retreat on July 27-30th. We stayed in the Cozy A Cabin, and loved every minute of it. It was exactly what we needed - a quiet, picturesque break from the hustle and bustle of everyday living. The Big Hill Retreat is located about 10km from Baddeck and is a great place to...

1Thank Christy C
Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 6 August 2012

This place is like jem in the woods. It was sooo cosy and quiet. We were in the A cabin and it felt like we were the only ones on the Hill. The Staff was amazing and very helpful. And the was lots of thing to do and see in the area. I would love to go back in the...

3Thank prescott22
Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed 4 December 2011

It never dawned on me to write a review here until today when my memories were taking me back. I stayed for a month in the "A-Cabin" the smallest of the three cabins at Big Hill Retreat from July 8 to August 8, 2011. It was perfect for a retreat for myself on Cape Breton while I researched my roots,...

5Thank Mommalady

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Secluded log Chalet. Beautiful, private and very secluded handcrafted log retreat cabins on our 200-acre wilderness property near Baddeck. Peace and privacy assured. Fully equipped, full bath, electric or wood heat. Beautiful wilderness view from the front deck. BBQ. Many miles of trails for walking, biking, skiing. Pond for fishing or swimming. Various animals and organic garden at our homestead nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Hill Retreat

Address: 549 Big Harbour Rd, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Baddeck
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Big Hill Retreat Baddeck, Cape Breton Island
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“The Chalet is the most spacious with a wonderful view”
Leticia408, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The A-frame is small...if renting a car, get a SUV or 4wheel drive as the road is pretty straight-up and rough gravel”
H2893EXkarenc, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Spruce Cabin is the best one for couples!”
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651conniew, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
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