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Laurel's Bed and Breakfast

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4596 Highway 252 Rr 2, Mabou, Nova Scotia B0E 1X0 Canada See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant stay with Laurel in her lovely home. It was bright and spacious and we felt very welcome. Laurel was knowledgeable about the area and was able to offer suggestions about where to find a good meal and entertainment. The breakfast...More

Thank JBD72
Response from Laurel B, Owner at Laurel's Bed and BreakfastResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm so glad you felt comfortable and welcome here. Thank you, again, for choosing to stay with me. I hope you had an enjoyable trip around the Island. Cheers, Laurel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Laurels place is like visiting a friend who is there to pamper you in Cape Breton. Her place is charming and comfortable. Laurel knows everybody and everything about Cape Breton and is a great source of information. Because we were on bicycles, Laurel even did...More

Thank LOWtravels
Response from Laurel B, Owner at Laurel's Bed and BreakfastResponded 3 weeks ago

Anjana, Debbie, Grant, and Marty, hosting you all was such a blast! I would do it again in a heartbeat. AND we can have Cecil on speed-dial! I so glad you enjoyed yourselves. Wish I didn't have prior commitments the night you all rode in-...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Our stay at Laurel’s was fantastic - the house is open and full of light and has beautiful wooden accents everywhere. We were greeted by Hector, the friendliest dog in the world and spent a bit of time cuddling with Roo the cat. Our stay...More

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Response from Laurel B, Owner at Laurel's Bed and BreakfastResponded 25 July 2018

Emma and Tracey, please come back for your anniversary! It was such a joy to be your host. You were the perfect guests; great communication, friendly, easy-going, and respectful of my home and the other guests. Thank you for choosing to stay here. With warmest...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

Very cute, quaint B & B. Upon arriving, we were greeted by the cat, dog, and Laurel. She was very charming and friendly, and we felt welcome right away. We were shown to our room, which was very nice. The artwork, curtains, and bedding were...More

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Response from Laurel B, Owner at Laurel's Bed and BreakfastResponded 14 July 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a kind review! And you are right, the Private bath next door to your room is small by modern standards. The house was built in 1880, so this would have been added at the turn...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Our first visit to the East Coast, got us to Mabou, right at the start of Kitchenfest! GPS is a bit spotty with the location; but Laurel had sent us excellent directions to her B+B. We were greeted by Hector (dog) and Rue (cat) and...More

Thank Patricia V
Response from Laurel B, Owner at Laurel's Bed and BreakfastResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you so much for choosing to stay here! I enjoyed meeting you and having such wonderful and fun conversations at breakfast. You are welcome back any time. Cheers, Laurel

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Located just off the Ceilidh Trail,Cape Breton's sunset coast, Laurel's Bed and Breakfast is a beautifully restored 1880s home, set far back from the road.(rte. 252) Laurel's is just minutes from the ...More heart of Mabou Village, the cultural and musical soul of Inverness County. Guests enjoy a full organic breakfast with espresso, coffee, tea, and food gathered from the garden and from local farms. Take a short drive to the stunning West Mabou beach for swimming, hiking, and photography. Celtic Shores Coastal Trail is our choice for a bike ride or a long walk. Enjoy kayaking and canoeing nearby on the Mabou and Mull rivers. On Sunday mornings, visit the Mabou Farmer's Market where you will find local foods, fine crafts and prepared meals. The famous Red Shoe Pub and the Glenora Distillery offer fine food and live music day and night. Enjoy stories, conversations, and culture like nothing you will find anywhere else. Laurel's is an LGBT-welcoming Bed & Breakfast. We accept Visa and Mastercard and cash as payment. Check-in 3-6 PM; self check-in after 6PM. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$77 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Witsend Farm B&B
Also Known As
Laurel's Bed And Breakfast Mabou, Nova Scotia
Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Mabou
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13 June 2017|
Response from Laurel B | Property representative |
I am not allowed to take reservations through this page, so I suggest you try finding me by using a search engine. Sorry for the inconvenience! Cheers, Laurel
31 March 2017|
Response from Laurel B | Property representative |
Hello Marion, Thanks for your enquiry! I will gladly serve you a gluten-free and dairy-free breakfast, as long as i have enough notice. Cheers, Laurel
Susan W
17 July 2015|
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Response from Laurel B | Property representative |
Hi Susan! Thanks for your enquiry. This is a pet-friendly B&B, as long as your pet(s) are socialized to other animals, and under obedience. I have never had any issues with pet visitors, since most travellers are very... More
Room Tips
"Rankin Room = huge ensuite with a clawfoot tub Beaton Room = funky furnishings"
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"Beaton room has a private (but not ensuite) bathroom, but you are able to stand up to shower (not the case in..."
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"The larger room offers the ensuite; it's a nice large room."
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"There are two guest rooms on the second floor. Ours which was on the front was beautifully decorated; the..."
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