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    Bear on the Lake Guesthouse

    10705 Highway 105 | Aberdeen, Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia B0E 3M0, Canada
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    Room & Suite (8)
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    Overview
    • Excellent87%
    • Very good9%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “private rooms” (17 reviews)
    “large kitchen” (7 reviews)
    “great hostel” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    Aberdeen Motel
    67 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Whycocomagh
     
    Fair Isle Motel
    89 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Whycocomagh
     
    Margaree Riverview Inn
    171 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Margaree Forks
     
    Trailsman Motel
    213 reviews
    #6 of 7 hotels in Baddeck
     
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    1 - 5 of 147 reviews

    Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

    We booked our room 4 months ago. When we got there, there was no availability.. Well, okay, rarely, but sometimes those things happen. But they didn't even care, they didn't help finding a solution, didn't make any call to another place, nothing, just send us...More

    1  Thank Marlies B
    Response from Bear10705, Owner at Bear on the Lake GuesthouseResponded 17 August 2017

    Hi, I did not receive your booking in April of last year because we were not with bookng.com at the time. The previous owners had a contract with them and they were still accepting bookings. All bookings I receive I send confirmation to the guest....More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

    If I could I would stay longer! The guesthouse is really cozy and has a wonderful view at the lake. Also it's the only affordable place for budget travelers that I found close by to the Cabot Trail. I definitely recommend to sleep over and...More

    1  Thank Simba H
    Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

    I was looking for a place to stay in Cape Breton but kept finding bed and breakfast everywhere but no hostels and I was looking for that type of vibe. Luckily there's a wonderful place right in front of the lake near Whycocomagh. It has...More

    1  Thank nomadicalchemy
    Reviewed 9 April 2017

    Sold last year - not sure if running in 2017 as a hostel????? Fabulous place and hope that the new owners will run it as a hostel still however have seen many Atlantic hostels sold over the years and turned into high priced B&Bs or...More

    2  Thank spazzygal
    Response from Bear10705, Owner at Bear on the Lake GuesthouseResponded 26 April 2017

    I am the new owner of the Bear on the Lake and I am for sure running it as a hostel. Looking forward to my first season opening on May 1st. The only changes are hopefully positive ones as we have been busy with renos....More

    Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

    Stayed for a little over a week to catch some of the magic that is Celtic Colours and to experience Cape Breton. The staff, Megan and Kathryn went out of their way to make sure everyone had a great stay and were always up for...More

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    #1 of 2 hotels in Whycocomagh
     
    Margaree Riverview Inn
    171 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Margaree Forks
     
    Trailsman Motel
    213 reviews
    #6 of 7 hotels in Baddeck
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Price range
    • US$25 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
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    • Nova Scotia >
    • Cape Breton Island >
    • Whycocomagh
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    Traveller (22)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Dining (2)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (19)
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    Nearby Attractions
    Whycocomagh Provincial Park
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    4.18 km away
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    Room Tips
    "Great view of the stars...don't forget to look up at night!"
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    "Pssh, I've stayed in almost every room there and they are all great."
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    "The private rooms are adjoining a landing and balcony with great views!!"
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    "Check out the nearby hikes, local brewery and visit Mabou beach!"
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