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The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & Cottages

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Rented a cabin overnight. Paid $170. cdn. Cabin was cute but small with no place to sit except for beds. Could not use ceiling fan because dirt on it would have flown everywhere. Not the cleanest place. There was a repurposed plastic tablecloth instead of...More

Thank gillesandlinda
Response from patI4244XF, Owner at The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, I am sorry to hear that your stay at the Maven Gypsy B and B and Cottages was not what you expected. I am, however, happy to inform you that it is now under new management. Thank you for the feedback. I will personally...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

The Maven Gypsy was a port in the storm! We were driving from the northernmost point of Cape Breton to Baddeck, but the fog thickened. Calling ahead as we drove, we found a vacancy at the Maven Gypsy. Looking throughout our Nova Scotia trip for...More

Thank Hollis N
Response from patI4244XF, Owner at The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this feedback. We are glad that we 'were there' for you. That is the experience we offer here - low key, clean, comfortable, safe and one that creates memories. Breakfast is available if ordered the night before at an additional cost. Likely...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

We had a wonderful 2 night stay. We were to only stay one night but loved the atmosphere at the Maven Gypsy and Kevin's hospitality and kindness that we stayed another night. The breakfast was the best I have ever had with the fresh eggs...More

Thank Dianne B
Response from patI4244XF, Owner at The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear of your stay with us. We were lucky to have Kevin here while in transition. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Please tell your friends all about us.

Reviewed 26 September 2017

You will be woken up by a Rooster crowing at daylight..which lets you know you are in a country setting lol. The rooms are clean and the beds comfy..but being an old establishment it does have the smell of being old. Not too overpowering but...More

Thank steppnwolf53
Response from patI4244XF, Owner at The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Learning that our guests have restful sleeps and full stomachs makes our day. We are renovating this winter! The living room and one of the bedrooms have had the old original maple floors sanded and stained as well as the...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had a fabulous stop over for three days at The Maven Gypsy! Kevin is an amazing host, our breakfasts were all unique, delicious and very well presented. Our room was very cozy and comfortable. We asked to make a couple of changes to our...More

1  Thank rosalynrosenthal
Response from patI4244XF, Owner at The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear that you had a good stay with us! May your future travels find you in similar experiences. The Maven Gypsy was fortunate to have Kevin as its manager.

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US$94 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$94 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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chacito
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Response from GuatadeLapis | Reviewed this property |
I concur. Marie, the proprietor, is an upright person. Ask her or Kevin about possible renovations. I'm confident you'll get a forthright answer.
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"Small cabins in wooded setting."
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"The cabins are definitely a fun experience, but (again) bring ice and food."
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"not a bad room in the bunch. We stayed on the bottom floor in the main house and it had a great view of the..."
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"As your facing the B&B, Upstairs and first door on the left..Number 3 if I remember correctly.."
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