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The Groundswell

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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“isle madame”(20 reviews)
“cape breton”(10 reviews)
“the owner”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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All reviewsisle madamecape bretonthe ownerstay there againnova scotiaget awaya great place to stayno complaintsthe pubnext morningb bgreat foodeggsstrawberry fieldsself servebeatles themejuice
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful and off the beaten path discovery this was! Amidst the grey and dreary late fall Maritimes background.....arose the colorful and charming Groundswell! Bright Yellow Submarine inspired colors abound, Beatle maniacs will instantly adore the combo in /pub. Isle Madame is a throwback...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Room was tiny. Cot mattress had holes in it. One room had no heat.refused any kind of discount for the inconvenience. Stayed in thevyellow submarine room. Notbworth thebprice for a b&b.used to be a great place. Definitely needs updating. Will not stay again

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Great find. Awesome host. Lovely Beatles inspired rooms....full on British Pub on site. Low key island living abounds on Isle Madame....parts Acadian....parts Irish....all fishermen! Be sure to visit Petit de Grat for lunch.

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

wonderful host, clean and very comfy...and well located to explore Isle Madame and surrounding area... clearly lots to do: biking, kayaking and general exploring of the region...especially good if you love rugged coastlands...

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We stayed two nights here, and we really enjoyed it. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable, with a nice view out the back window. The staff was friendly and helpful, but not intrusive. There's a charming pub/restaurant downstairs with very good food. If you...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$81 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$81 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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victor M
30 December 2017|
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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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"Beatle themed rooms are awesome!"
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"We would have liked to been able to take our drinks to our room."
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"Don't stay here"
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"house service was good and very pleasant to chat with."
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