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“OUTSTANDING!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cabot Links Resort

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Cabot Links Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence
Caledon, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“OUTSTANDING!!”
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Four couples travelled to Cape Breton to play golf in late September of 2013.
our last stop on the cabot trail was at cabot links of Inverness, Nova Scotia!
Here set on an old coal mine looking out over the Gulf of St Lawrence is one of thr finest courses any of us have played in the world!
it was right up there with the irish course Royal County Down.
Magnificent undulating fairways, with expansive rolling greens, where ones bump and run has to be very accurate an incredibly fun brand of golf.
At the turn, a great highlight are the delicious lobster sliders.
The rooms are first class.
The staff are as friendly as you'll find, anywhere.
A new jewel in world golf.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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5 Thank george b
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Andrew A, General Manager at Cabot Links Resort, responded to this review, 16 June 2014
Thanks for joining us here in Cape Breton and we are thrilled that you enjoyed yourselves! the sliders are a new addition to the halfway hut and it seems that they're reputation is growing - glad you liked them!!!

Thanks again for taking the time to make the trip.

Best regards,
Andrew
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Living and playing golf in Scotland, I was intrigued to find out what Cabot Links would offer. I was not disappointed, the course matched the best Scottish links that I have played. Fantastic experience and I look forward to returning in a few years to play the course again and try out the new Cliffs course.


Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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2 Thank John W
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Andrew A, General Manager at Cabot Links Resort, responded to this review, 16 June 2014
Thanks so much for taking the time to drop us a line and we are certianly glad you enjoyed the course. Cabot Cliffs is coming along nicely and promises to be a great complement to our first course here in Inverness.

We look forward to having you back with us and hearing your thoughts on Coore and Crenshaw's project here at Cabot.

Best regards,
Andrew
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Newport Corner, Nova Scotia, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The room was nice. Larger tv, modern, large bathroom, shower is big enough for two.( no tub) separate water closet. Small fridge. No microwave. As far as I could tell, there is no "bad" view. All rooms face the water and golf course. You are paying for the view and the golf course, which is kept immaculate btw. Staff are very helpful and pleasant.

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Faustina W
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Andrew A, General Manager at Cabot Links Resort, responded to this review, 4 May 2014
Thanks for joining us here at Cabot and thank you for providing your take on the property. Please get in touch should you decide to return as it would be great to show you one of our Deluxe Rooms with Balcony. They afford extraordinary views from a private terrace and are the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine after a great day in Cape Breton.

Thank you for dropping us a line and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Best regards,
Andrew
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Nicest/most modern rooms on Cape Breton Island.
Lovely bathrooms and beautiful view.
Price matches.
Tastey bar food in the Panorama bar - the avocado crab salad was good and the arugula sald was delicious. The onion rings were excellent and the fish and chips - though salty - were very tasty.
Concerns
1) The wine we chose was described as a 2009 Kim Crawford "Small Parcels" Sauvignon Blanc and we were served a regular 2012 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc - which we would not have known if I had not checked the label.
Certainly - the guests should be made aware if they are not receiving what they have ordered!!!
2) On arrival, the heat in the room was not working - which was sorted out when we contacted reception. Unfortunately - later on in the night we were unable to cool the room - so spent a very warm sleepless night!
The heating system needs to be dealt with.

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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2 Thank VenetianWannabe
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Andrew A, General Manager at Cabot Links Resort, responded to this review, 15 October 2013
Thank you for joining us here at Cabot, and taking the time to write. I am glad you enjoyed your stay for the most part and we will work hard to address the areas of concern.

I would like to take this opportunity to apologize for the service gaps you experienced while on property. I am sure that your wine experience was an honest mistake on our behalf and I will follow up with our team to ensure they know the difference between the two. We have many wines by the same producer that are of a different vintage, or even a different varietal altogether and it is imperative that we get this right. I am sorry that it was you that had to brign that to our attention.

On the rooms side of things, this seems to be a seasonal battle as later in the year, the temperatures tend to fluctuate with cool mornings, hot afternoons and cool evenings. Aside from taking a look at the capabilities of the system, we will begin the property wide initiative of adding operable windows to each of our rooms. We will begin this in late October and will have this ready to go for the start of next season. While this has been an ongoing battle, I expect this will give our guests greater control over the temperature in their rooms and solve things going forward!

Thanks again for getting in touch and we hope to see you here again soon.

Best regards,
Andrew
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Acushnet, Mass
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48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2013

What a piece of paradise in a rural setting. I know this is a golf resort, but it was a breathe of fresh air for myself and husband, who love this area but consider most accommodations to be roughing it in the area. The view was breath taking, room was clean and had all amenities. We chose a balcony room. We never sat out there but it was nice to be able to open the slider. Every staff member I encountered was helpful and very friendly. All the restaurants had great food and menus. I plan to come back and love it here.

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2 Thank jimmic
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Andrew A, General Manager at Cabot Links Resort, responded to this review, 4 May 2014
Thanks so much! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at Cabot and all we have to offer. We take great pride in the Guest Experience here in Inverness and I am thrilled to know that it seems to be working!

I greatly appreciate you taking the time to write and we hope to have the pleasure of your company again soon.

Best regards,
Andrew
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

I took us two planes and a drive to get to Cabot Links, but certainly worth the effort. 3 of us made the trip to play 5 courses in Cape Breton and Cabot Links was the first. We stayed on-site and the rooms are quite nice, not large, but very nicely appointed with a great view of the first tee and the St. Lawrence.

We were not able to eat in the main restaurant as it was fully booked for the two nights we were there so the first night we ate in bar. The food was very good but somewhat expensive. The second night we drove 10 minutes down the road and ate at the Glenora Inn and Distillery. The food and service was oustanding and we thought very reasonably priced.

The golf at Cabot Links did not disappoint. We played 36 holes with caddies and the experience was outstanding. The course played hard and fast like a links course should and of course the wind was always a factor. We played the top courses in Northern Ireland last year and this course was as close to true links golf as I have played in North America and I include Bandon Dunes in the comparison. It was a brillant way to start our trip.

I would go definitely go back when the 2nd 18 is ready and make it a three or four day stay

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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1 Thank Norseman155019
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Andrew A, General Manager at Cabot Links Resort, responded to this review, 15 October 2013
Thank you for making the trip to Cape Breton and to Cabot! I am glad you made it to this side of the Island and enjoyed your time with us.

I was disappointed to here that we were unable to accommodate you in Panorama. It has been a very busy season here in Inverness but we should have made a better effor to take good care of you. Please let me know when you can make it back this way as I would like you to have the complete experience.

We have had an amazing season on the course as well and the on course conditions are certainly a testament to the great job that our Turf Crew has done this year. We had Graeme MacDowell and Graham DeLaet in head to head match in September and even the pros had great things to say about the property. Stay tuned for more on that!

Cabot Cliffs is well under way with a few of the holes seeded already. The fall weather has been incredible and the team is hard at work in an effort to capitalize on that. The layout is sensational and we look forward to sharing that with our guests before too long.

Thanks again for joining us here at Cabot and I look forward to seeing you again soon.

Best regards,
Andrew
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Halifax, Canada
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2013

A recent trip with two pals was the best golf experience of my life. A beautiful links course with 25C sunny weather the last weekend of September and an abundance of scenery both natural and human. Hotel and staff really get it in terms of attentiveness and giving you space to enjoy the scenery of the newly constructed gem. Staff on the golf course were helpful when asked and blended into the great scenery so as not to take away form the experience with some minutae golf tip about using 2 less clubs during a 37.3 mile per hour southwest wind. Good food and beer selection including international faves and local delights....lobster sliders at the 9th hole canteen were superb. Methinks this will be an annual trip.....did I mention the upscale soaker tub and toiletries?

Peter O

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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1 Thank Peter O
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Andrew A, General Manager at Cabot Links Resort, responded to this review, 4 October 2013
Wow! Thank you for the wonderful comments on our property and our staff. We'll have an even wider selection of product from which to choose from next year, and we'll ensure we have the same great sliders at the turn! We would love to see you again next year, and those to follow.

Thanks again.

Best regards,
Andrew
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Property: Cabot Links Resort
Address: 15933 Central Avenue, Inverness, Nova Scotia B0E 1N0, Canada
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Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Inverness
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Inverness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cabot Links features 36 holes of exhilarating links golf and one of the best experiences in the country. With two acclaimed courses, 72 rooms of award-winning accommodation at Cabot Links Lodge, 14 Golf Villas and exquisite dining in our three on-site restaurants, Cabot is designed to excite and inspire at every turn. Located on over a mile of sandy beach along the coast of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Cabot Links is Canada's first and only authentic links golf resort. Lauded as a golfer's paradise, the Rod Whitman designed Cabot Links course incorporates the rugged Nova Scotia landscape - dramatic seaside vistas with undulating terrain - and sandy soil. Our newest addition, Cabot Cliffs, is designed by the legendary team of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. The official opening is slated for June of 2016 and promises to provide an incredible golf experience, through coastal dunes and high atop the ocean-side Cliffs. ... more   less 

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