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Telegraph House Hotel

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Truro, Canada
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The service is wonderful, the rooms cozy and homey, as well as being spotlessly clean, the food is gourmet and the front parlour is a delight to sit in and read late into the evening. It feels like a favourite family summer home - lively without being intrusive. Baddeck is a wonderful town with the Alexander Graham Bell Museum as...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We had a booking at Hawkesbury and realized that was not what we signed up for. It was already 10pm and we had to make a last minute change to drive to Baddeck and needed an accomoation. We called a B & B place and were given the number of Telegraph House and glad we called Sean. He was kind...

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Alberta
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I had booked this hotel through a discounted website. Got to the hotel and was given the room to the left of the porch. We got what I paid for I guess, though pricey for what was provided. The room is all lavender lace with a lavender bathroom and small TV. Curtains are lace too. This room does not have...

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Stay one night in two basic rooms on third floor. No elevator and narrow staircases. Rooms had hardwood floors but hall and stairway carpets were old and ugly. Balconies are nice but looked unsafe and no chairs were provided. No luggage racks provided so no where to put luggage. Bathroom was clean but small. Had dinner in the dining room....

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Brewer, Maine
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The main building has been kept in very good repair and is reminiscent of its early days as a hotel/boarding house. Lovely decor with books and games and several cozy seating areas. Adam in the front office was extremely helpful and cheerful. We stayed in cabin #40, which was a "duplex:" it shared a communal front porch with #41. It...

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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We booked in the main house but when we arrived were "upgraded" to the back motel. This motel was 80s theme trying to be a Victorian B&B. The room was clean but had a musty smell and scratchy sheets. Baddeck was beautiful but would not recommend visiting before the season starts in July. The restaurant at the Telegraph did not...

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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We really wanted to like this place because the lodge itself is beautiful and historic, but when we got into our motel room in the back, it was so noisy - due to a neighbor's late-night construction project - that we had to switch rooms. We ended up in the lodge but in a room that was barely big enough...

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Reviewed 11 June 2016

We stayed in a duplex cabin behind the hotel. It was a small room, but comfortable. The bathroom had been recently remodeled. There was a small porch overlooking the lake, nice to sit out in the evening. The owner was helpful and shared some good information about the area. We stayed three nights, and it was a good location for...

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Charleston, Maine
Reviewed 6 June 2016

nice atmosphere, helpful staff - good location. rooms are cozy and quaint. pleasant dining room.I have stayed here every year for the past 6 to 7 years. i recommend it. be sure to reserve well in advance

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Greeted at the front desk by the owner, a very genuine and charming fellow. The style really feels like it fits the small town, and the simple beauty of Cape Breton. The room was small, but clean, romantic, and charming with a comfortable bed. Glass cups with the coffee maker seemed odd, would have preferred mugs or disposable. TV and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Telegraph House Hotel

Address: 479 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Baddeck
Price Range: RM396 - RM537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Telegraph House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Any of the rooms look fine. This was off-season.”
  • The not-TV sitting room with fire and coffee.
110neilk, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We preferred to stay in the hotel as opposed to the motel”
151camv, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 35 is our favorite!”
  • Room 35
  • Charming room
833bertw, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building small and can be noisy.”
TheBuffer007, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take your own pillow if you want a good sleep! Mattresses and pillows appear to be 20 or more years old.”
  • The small closet is visible as well as the quaint but uncomfortable beds.
  • Door is where the washroom is.
  • View of the door, porch and parking area. Hotel is down the hill within walking distance.
  • Very cute bathroom almost has more room than the bedrooms.
  • Note that there is no counter space & if you use an electric toothbrush the outlet isn't near sh
craymo, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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