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The Groundswell

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Room & Suite (10)
Dining (4)
Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“isle madame”(16 reviews)
“cape breton”(9 reviews)
“place to stay”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wanted a quiet but quaint/fun place to stay the night. GOT IT ALL!! Matt and Corney own this pub/B&B and have it decorated with Beatles theme. Beds were clean and comfy-they thought of it all- even had a fan in closet !!!! Even though the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The rooms were beautiful and clean. Location is ok, not very close to anything, but, in a nice place. One of the rooms (Strawberry Fields) was hotter than hell, with no way to cool it. Breakfast is a joke... cereal, milk, and juice. There were...More

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Thank pjb4430
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stayed at the Groundswell for two nights the first week in August and had a wonderful stay. Beautiful setting, clean rooms and nice pub with good food attached to the building made for a comfortable stay. Thanks for your hospitality Matt & Colleen!

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Thank chadmurray2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place. Old house with a pub just off the water. The owners are super friendly and they have kayaks and paddle boards for rent. Rooms are clean and nicely decorated. It's a very sleepy village but the scenery is stunning.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was great. the host was extremely friendly and helpful. Unfortunately our room was upstairs and the room did not have any ventilation. It was very hot and there was only a small window opening to the east. There was a fan in the...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$77 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Mid-range Hotel in D'Escousse
#1 Charming Hotel in D'Escousse
#1 Family Hotel in D'Escousse
#1 Quaint Hotel in D'Escousse
#1 Great View Hotel in D'Escousse
#1 Trendy Hotel in D'Escousse
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$77 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Mid-range Hotel in D'Escousse
#1 Charming Hotel in D'Escousse
#1 Family Hotel in D'Escousse
#1 Quaint Hotel in D'Escousse
#1 Great View Hotel in D'Escousse
#1 Trendy Hotel in D'Escousse
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (36)
Room & Suite (10)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
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victor M
30 December 2017|
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Response from Hankssurf | Reviewed this property |
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georgesqd
11 March 2017|
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Response from TheGroundswell | Property representative |
Hi George, Thanks for the inquiry. We are a working pub, restaurant and Bed & Breakfast on Isle Madame, and thanks for thinking of us as a great place to rest, relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors. Please... More
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Room Tips
"There are stairs to climb but doable for our 60+ legs!!!!!"
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"Breakfast that was included could of used a little more variety. Muffins, boiled eggs... but this was not a..."
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"No cable tv but great Ruku internet. Also no AC but we didn’t need it."
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"Water is not drinkable in rooms - there is a water cooler downstairs for drinking"
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