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The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & Cottages

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This place is horrendous and its dirty, the staff are unwelcoming, breakfast limited with very small portions and don't ask for more unless you want to be treated like Oliver Twist. Nearest place for dinner is 23 Kilometres away and again limited. The beds are just knocked together with numerous mattresses on top and nothing like the management photographs which...

3Thank LittleStevieB
themavengypsybandb, Owner at The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & Cottages, responded to this review

Oh so sorry we disappointed you, many of our guests love the remotenss and ambiance of this century old home with no buildings, highrises and fast food restuarants on the street. Yes many of our furniturepeices are antiques but our beds are generally thought of to be extremely comfotable, As with any guests it is sometimes better to call or...

Leawood, Kansas
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We were looking forward to our visit and were pretty unimpressed. No one greeted us; we had to uncomfortably poke around to get attention. The room was hot, the fan stored in a closet was quite dirty and the breakfast was so-so. We are frequent B&B guests and this one was below par; ok, but nothing special.

Thank KimSKim
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Our cottage was a perfect simple place for our base on the Ingonish side of the Cabot Trail. There is a hilly drive between Wreck Cove and the nearest restaurants and such, beautiful but don't try to drive back to the cottage after a beer or two. The cottages are kept clean and the bed is really comfortable. The walk...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Somewhat shabby room. The owner was not present and had other hosts working who were not familiar with the area, so they did not offer much assistance. Our room was not cleaned or attended to after the first night. The price was too high for what was offered. Breakfast was okay, but not what prior reviews suggested. We did have...

1Thank 3flower
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The cabin we stayed in had all the basic amenities that you would need plus free wifi. There was a mix up with our reservation, it seems the person who booked it did not communicate properly to the on site staff. The mix up was sorted out with relatively little difficulty. The mattress was ok, I found it a little...

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Murwillumbah, Australia
Reviewed 13 May 2016

It was very hard to find the Maven Gypsy as there was no road side sign and the street number was on the other side of the road, we were disappointed with the amenities, we think it needs a bit of an update especially at the price we paid. I didn't want a full breakfast and was made to uncomfortable...

Thank jan52s
ClubIntrawest, Owner at The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & Cottages, responded to this review

Hi, and thank you for your response, I hope you had continued wonderful travels to meet your friends in the US. I am truly sorry if I (Marie) offended you when after the granola and fruit you requested toast only. We pride ourselves on a nourishing fresh ingredient breakfast but by no means should we insist that guests enjoy it,...

North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 21 October 2015

A very old house, situated south of Smokey Head, and not an easy place from which to get dinner. Our room was large, curiously furnished with bits of odd antiques, but it was clean and comfortable. It was a bit spooky when we arrived at dusk and the house was all in silent darkness with a note on the door...

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Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We had booked the Maven Gypsy based on reviews that were mostly quite positive. Our experience was different from the others, and left us disappointed. We had booked two cottages, for two couples. The cottages were clean and had most amenities including wifi. We had a good sleep. However, we were surprised to find that (perhaps on our particular day)...

Thank bennymarn
Reviewed 27 September 2015

My wife and I stayed for one night at the Maven Gypsy last Wednesday, September 23 -2015, very comfortable and inviting environment. Kevin was the consummate host, very friendly, easy going but very competent in cooking, cleaning and managing the property. A very hard working and conscientious young man who catered to our needs and knows the area very well....

Thank blueberry_boy
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

This place has a homey touch. It's not pretentious as some bed and breakfasts can be. Nice quilts on the beds and souvenirs from Mexico on the walls. The proprietors are easy to talk to. They were raising quail when we were there. Look for the path to the beach through the field across the road.

Thank GuatadeLapis

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Maven Gypsy B&B and Cottages (formerly Goodwill House) is situated in one of the most scenic areas in Canada. You will be surrounded by untouched, unspoiled wilderness with the ocean just a 5 min walk away. There are four quaint guestrooms in the main house and four detached, self catering cottages with mountain views. Your hosts, Cody and Shain are lifelong hospitality professionals who have traveled and worked all over the world and look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & Cottages

Address: 41682 Cabot Trail, Wreck Cove, Nova Scotia BOC 1HO, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Wreck Cove
Price Range: £69 - £89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Maven Gypsy Bed & Breakfast & Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Large room on main floor was comfortable”
Togmeister_Mark, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“It is obvious that a lot of work and thoughtfulness went into the unique decor of this inn and the cabins.”
493maribetha, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else!”
LittleStevieB, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps eat dinner before arriving because restaurants are about 15-20 minute drive either way, nothing near by.”
blueberry_boy, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We loved Room#1 on 1st floor spacious with en suite.”
EeyoreCA, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
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