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Fair Isle Motel

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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Outdoor pool
Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Great View
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Sydney Airport53 mi
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All reviews outdoor pool stay there again view of the lake cape breton down the road shower pressure tim hortons cabot trail great shower beds were comfortable chowder stayed one night after a long day front desk staff straight line king size bed bar fridge
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week end of the season, the location is very suitable for day trips and Tim Hortons only 5 min drive away. The upfront communication with the motel was very good, service at location without complains. Not uncommon for Cape Breton,...More

Thank TomD288
Response from Christena R, Manager at Fair Isle MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review and suggestions. So happy you enjoyed your stay here and were able to take in the beauty of Cape Breton as well. The Fair Isle Motel is indeed a great central spot to stay when wanting to travel to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had to travel to Whycocomagh for a family event and booked a room at the Fair Isle. It was a fully equipped room, everything was clean and where it was late in the season they had opened the windows before we got there so...More

Thank Wendy H
Response from Christena R, Manager at Fair Isle MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome !! So glad you enjoyed your stay :) The leaves put on quite a showing this year ! From the looks of it, you were fortunate to get great weather for pictures :) Thanks so much for the lovely review ! Christena

Reviewed 4 October 2018

We booked one night and would have extended for two more but they were fully booked through the week with construction crews working on the Cabot Trail. Christena and Felix the cat gave us a warm welcome, our room was very comfortable, far enough back...More

Thank Vecchio John S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We finished our drive around the beautiful Cabot Trail and made reservations here because of the location. Christena was at the desk and assigned us a room in the upper level, up the driveway a bit in back of the main building. We thought it...More

Thank DaveP2010
Response from Christena R, Manager at Fair Isle MotelResponded 11 September 2018

Awesome !! So glad you were happy with everything and enjoyed your stay :) More and more people are opting for the "Chickadee Doubles" because of their location. Quiet, comfortable and still get a beautiful view. Charlene's has yet to disappoint which is why it's...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Friendly reception liked very much that there was microwave, frig, toaster some dishes and we used them but........ the bathroom was dirty, the tub had a lot of hair in it from previous visitor, floor was dirty . smelled mildewyMore

Thank _evanscarola
Response from Christena R, Manager at Fair Isle MotelResponded 11 September 2018

Oh my I am so very sorry you found the bathroom in that condition. I hope you mentioned it to the other lady on the counter because this is the first I am hearing of it and wish I had known right away!!! Certainly that...More

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4 June 2017|
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Response from Christena R | Property representative |
Oh yes :) We have 15 Pet Friendly Rooms !
Room Tips
"The rooms in the annex up the driveway from the main building are quiet and have a view of the lake."
10 Sep 2018
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"maybe see room first"
10 Sep 2018
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"It's tough to choose a room when you are assigned one."
7 Sep 2018
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"For a full kitchen, choose the Big Chickadee. For families staying a few days, the Bald Eagle suites are..."
12 Oct 2017
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US$91 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaNova ScotiaCape Breton IslandWhycocomagh
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