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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Motel had a picture window at the front and at the back of the room, with the most breathtaking views of the Bay of Fundy and St. Mary's lighthouse. The king bed was very comfortable and also the owners were full of information of the area. Great for all ages in a relaxing atmosphere.Also a help yourself good breakfast.

Thank Paula M
Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review! Its good to hear that you enjoyed the beauty of Mavillette and Cape St. Mary's! More 

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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

You have a perfect view in Mavillette Beach which is only a few minutes walk away. The sunsets you can watch from your window or at the beach are breathtaking. You get an continental breakfast even even when you are staying in a cabin. The cabins are very nice, too. There is a beautiful A-frame next to the motel. It's... More 

Thank fox2719
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

It was just serendipitous that we found this place and decided that it looked almost unreal in its semi-remoteness on a hillside right on the water with very little else around. It was shrouded in deep fog when we arrived and seemed almost dreamy. It has charm and a friendly, family vibe with the relaxed owners and even one guest... More 

Thank cag9
Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for this review! It was hard to read this without tears in our eyes! We are so happy that you "get it"! We look forward to maybe seeing you again one day! More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great atmosphere here. Lovely couple and great to chat with other visitors over breakfast. The beach is literally right next door too! A quiet community so typical to have a massive stunning beach to yourself. And great stars too!

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1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I live away but am originally from the area. I visit often and always book a room for a night or 2 while I am home. I had been staying in a local place but decided to try this hotel for a change since I loved this beach when I was a kid. It was a horrible experience and will... More 

Thank Colleen H
Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

In the past eight years we have owned this property we have come to realize there are two types of smokers. There are the respectful ones that are considerate of the other 14 patrons of the motel & cottages, and there are the ones that seem to have no consideration for others. We have a large {almost a half acre}... More 

Newburyport MA
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We read reviews and decided on this spot for our first night after getting off the CAT. It was around 1/2 hour drive from the pier. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but as others have said, it's clean and safe and a stone's throw to a beautiful beach. I'm an early riser so was up with the sun... More 

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Bluffton, Sc
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129 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Another fabulou Nova Scotia view. However: as soon as we started to register, owner was sarcastic to the point that aggravated us both. We are a couple, both in our sixties, knowing ahead of time that the place would be wanting of quiet, serene times. Luckily, the one restaurant in the area that was across the street had fabulous haddock.... More 

2 Thank laffininbl
Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

So sorry you feel this way! Since you can see the lighthouse from the motel, we do not always see the need to tell people this information. Sometimes we suggest if we sense people are open to it. Some people have their own agenda. We are definitely not perfect though, so we do apologize. Thank you for the muffin comment!! More 

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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stayed in Cabin 4 and previously in Cabin 5 which are identical. There are 2 bedrooms with very comfortable beds, one with a queen and the other with 2 singles. The cottage also has a bathroom, kitchen and living room, deck and clothesline ! There is everything you can possibly need in the cottage. There is also a fire... More 

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Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It is good to know you enjoyed your time here! More 

New Westminster, Canada
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place is all about the beach and the view. Soft sandy beach is close. The rooms are nice enough and clean. The owners like the place to be quiet, so not a place to go party. Best for families and couples looking for a romantic getaway. Not very close to a town or amenities aside from a local restaurant... More 

Thank Melisa J
Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! You are right, quiet time at 10:00 p.m., so everyone can feel safe and be comfortable. More 

Woodstock, Canada
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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Came here to spend a few days in the area with some friends. I had a good experience here. The rooms were tidy and well looked after. The owner was friendly and polite. We even got newspapers delivered there. all in all I enjoyed my time there.

Thank Auric35
Russell W, Owner at Cape View Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed! More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape View Motel and Cottages, Mavillette, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada is far enough away to be enjoyable, and yet close enough to have all the amenities of two Nova Scotia towns. Yarmouth is only 20 mile drive with Digby a mere 40 miles. Enjoy a comforting stay while exploring a picture postcard view of Mavillette Beach, Cape St., Mary's fishing village, lighthouse, Saint Mary's Bay and the Bay of Fundy! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape View Motel and Cottages

Address: 124 Lake Doucette Rd | Mavillette, Nova Scotia, Bow 2h0, Mavillette, Municipality of Clare, Nova Scotia B0W 2Y0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Municipality of Clare > Mavillette
Price Range: £65 - £72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cape View Motel and Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Great views from all areas”
 of 5 bubbles paulamP6297LR, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Motel rooms all have an ocean view. If you need more room, get a cabin !”
 of 5 bubbles waytogoMoncton_N_B_, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view is best. The cottages we didn't got to see, next time ...”
 of 5 bubbles Bikers_Round_World, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the corner room for the best view of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles JimTaggartOttawa, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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