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Telegraph House Hotel

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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...

1Thank Rachel H
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...

Thank Tim L
Powell River, Canada
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Not a bed and breakfast but a shabby motel. While advertised as antique decor that is only true of the lobby...our room was shabby. Very small. The promised jet tub did not work. Couldn't get tv to work ....figured out it was unplugged as not enough plug ins for the room. Nothing a power bar could not have fixed but...

1Thank Rockyannie
Peachland, Canada
Reviewed 15 May 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Telegraph House and had such a wonderful experience. Shawn is a fifth generation owner of this wonderful place and shared part of the history of this motel with us. It was wonderful to learn that Alexander Graham Bell even stayed in the motel. Thank you Shawn for making our trip such a wonderful...

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Reviewed 3 December 2015

My wife and I traveled to Baddeck in late October to enjoy the Fall colors along the Cabot Trail. The Telegraph House was a magical place to stay, although we were only there for one night we would gladly return. Immediately upon arrival check in service was excellent, quick, very friendly and informative with some good advice for exploring the...

1Thank Charles S
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Small but adequate rooms, with very friendly and well informed staff to point you to local places. On the Main Street, this older style building does have stairs only, and no lift for those who can't climb.

1Thank johnandrick
Hamilton, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2015

The room was lovely, although quite small for two single beds to fit in. We were at the top of the first flight of stairs, but it was fairly quiet. The check in process seemed to take forever though and still not sure why... Well located on the main street of the town and opposite a fantastic bakery where we...

2Thank Hels10
Prince Albert, Canada
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed during the celtic colours music festival on our little tour of Cape breton. We checked in on a very rainy evening. The girl working gave us info on what to do for entertainment that evening. Which happened to be a cabaret, if it wasn't for her we would've missed out. We also ate at the restaurant quite late,...

1Thank MeganYPA
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Very lovely place in Cape Breton, friendly staff, comfortable and clean rooms, although a bit dated in style, and the wi-fi is a bit sporradic. The owner and front desk staff are always available to answer questions, make recommendations and they were very helpful during the stay. The restaurant is great - both dinner and breakfast. The desserts are great...

2Thank A1972

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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: RM378 - RM520 (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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