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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Cornerstone is right on the Cabot Trail, just north of Cheticamp; the office is on one side of the road, rooms on the other, so you have to cross in the morning to get your coffee and bring it back to your room. The owners are great sources for information, and even helped us with a reservation at a...

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Jonestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manager of motel was very friendly. Somewhat outdated both furniture and room. Was fairly clean. Through no fault of the motel, our neighbors came in late and kids were running and jumping. Very difficult to sleep and then again first thing in the morning.

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Oceanside, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the Cornerstone Motel in September. Unfortunately it was raining so we couldn't take advantage of being right across from the park our first day. There were also trails running right by the motel. Looks like it would be a fun place to stay with a family as there was lots of grassy area around back...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The river view room had the best view! This motel is very clean. Glen and Cathy are gracious host and they recommended the best place to eat in Cheticamp. It was so easy to fall in love with Cheticamp and Cornerstone Motel.

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2016

stayed here one night had the room that faces the river nice clean and quiet, my mate had the room by the road but said it was still good plenty of room hot shower good coffee microwave comfy bed and nice stay

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Seattle
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Clean and perfectly located place to hang your hat after circumnavigating the park. A Toronto couple has restored and upgraded the old place right along the highway. We were worried about traffic. But it is absolutely quiet once it gets dark as no one travels the treacherous roads at night.

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Fairview, Texas
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This motel is next to the gate to the Highlands National Park and has been nicely renovated by its present owners. In addition it has its own scenic trails to hike along side a river. The owners take great care in recommending things to do and places to eat within the area.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Excellent stay! Rooms were very clean! Greg, one of the owners offered to get us a reservation for dinner as we were starving. It did not disappoint. There was some noise with the pipes at night which woke my mom up in the night. The location was great. Very comfortable. Would definitely stay here again.

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Toronto
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent stay. Rooms very clean. Washrooms updated. Great walking paths along river. Reasonable rates. Great views. Very friendly owners. Close to lots of restaurants. Make you feel very welcome. I would recommend. I would go back.

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were greeted by Cathy and Greg, the owners, who were so welcoming! My husband and I had a wonderful chat with them. They upgraded us to a queen room with a beautiful view of the river. Our room was very clean with a microwave, fridge and coffee maker. The sleeping area and bathroom were a good size. We would...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cornerstone Motel is situated directly on the world famous Cabot Trail Hwy and sides directly on the majestic Cheticamp River and is at the north entrance to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Cheticamp NS. With restaurants nearby and just minutes to downtown Cheticamp, this motel is possibly one of the best kept secrets in Cape Breton. Special amenities are in place for motorcycle riders. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cornerstone Motel

Address: 16537 Cabot Trail | PO Box 268, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada (Formerly Park View Motel)
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Cheticamp
Price Range: RM403 - RM463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cornerstone Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Units in the rear have a wonderful view of the river!”
 of 5 bubbles JodyB282, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“perhaps the room away from the highway at the back would be less noisy”
 of 5 bubbles coSt.Albert, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were facing the highway in room 9 and it was surprisingly quiet all night although right beside highway.”
 of 5 bubbles GratefulTravellers42, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great view along river and quiet location.”
 of 5 bubbles 46diannew, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Units in the rear with large picture windows overlooking the river. Those are the ones to book if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles joelgraber, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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