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Gagnon House

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We traveled from BC to Cape Breton Island to enjoy the Celtic Colours music festival. We spent 2 nights over the course of our journey around the island at the Gagnon House and loved our experience. We loved the quaint space and the personal and comfortable environment. Our hosts were welcoming and informative and welcomed us in to their impeccably...

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at Gagnon House on the first and last nights of our 10-day bicycle tour around Cape Breton island. The innkeeper, Judy, kindly allowed us to keep our car at the house during our trip. The house is warm and comfortable and Judy was the best possible host. She gave us a lot of good information...

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice, cottage-like setting from which to begin or end a visit to Cape Breton! Owner is very charming and is a great source of information about CB - most of which has been gained from her personal experience in the National Park and the surrounding area. The room and common areas were very clean and bright. FYI - there...

Thank Reg W
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Judy is a fabulous host, happy to chat or give privacy. The house is full of character, beautifully decorated and super clean. Judy serves a great breakfast, even asking how strong we preferred our coffee. If you are in Port Hawkesbury, this is the place to stay.

Thank JoAus_13
Maple Ridge, Canada
Reviewed 15 August 2016

In Port Hawkesbury for only a night, we were pleasantly surprised by this easy-to-find, convenient character home. The room was well appointed and comfortable, with a large bathroom beside. Great breakfast to order. Host Judy was warm and engaging. To top it off, the price was excellent! Definitely recommend.

Thank susanjen680
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this bed and breakfast in august after trying two other B&B on the island + one hotel and we simply loved it. The owner was very accomodating and the rooms were comfortable and CLEAN ! I'm keeping this address for next time. We were staying at the Maritime Inn the night before and I regretted not staying...

1Thank Bibifree
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This was our first visit to a bed and breakfast. Judy and Darryl were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great. Gagnon house is situated close to the port. An easy walk down the hill. I would recommend staying here.

Thank PeggyS10
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2015

While this was by far the least expensive of 4 B&B's on our vacation, it was also the most charming! From its hillside perch with views of the Strait of Canso, to its old hardwood floors and rooms with roof lines, every angle of this house was interesting to view. The beds were firm for a great night's sleep. The...

1Thank InfrequentFlyer123
San Diego
Reviewed 27 August 2015

B & B's are about the people in addition to the accommodations. Daryl and Judy were wonderful hosts. The shared bathroom was no problem. Our bed was comfortable and the house was very clean. Breakfast was delicious. The house is old but lovingly cared for. Parking was a bit dodgy but manageable.

1Thank Mary L
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We were arriving late to Cape Breton Island in order to do the Cabot Trail. After a long drive, we were very pleased to discover Gagnon House. It certainly has a lot more character than any of the hotels in Port Hawkesbury. Room was clean. We had our private bathroom. Breakfast was excellent. Darrell was a nice host. He gave...

1Thank AlainLev

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Peaceful treed property with green space, birds, and view of the Strait of Canso. Guests are welcome to sit and relax on either of the two decks on property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gagnon House

Address: 24 Philpott St, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia B9A 2G9, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Port Hawkesbury
Price Range: RM240 - RM272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The room on the main level has an en-suite; the 2 upstairs rooms share the bathroom with the owners.”
InfrequentFlyer123, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in Room #1 (main floor, first door on the left) and it may be the smallest in the house? so if you need more space try another room. No traffic noise concerns here - the house is on a quiet street.”
Z6471ZNrobertl, 26 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 1 on the main floor with a private bath.”
trishabd, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The room downstairs is ensuite. The rooms upstairs share a bathroom, but it was not a problem. Room upstairs was warmer than room downstairs (fan and AC provided, though).”
mhuang, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Room #1 has a cute en-suite bathroom and stand-up shower.”
VandyBurger, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
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