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Reviewed 3 December 2015

My wife and I traveled to Baddeck in late October to enjoy the Fall colors along the Cabot Trail. The Telegraph House was a magical place to stay, although we were only there for one night we would gladly return. Immediately upon arrival check in service was excellent, quick, very friendly and informative with some good advice for exploring the...

1Thank Charles S
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Small but adequate rooms, with very friendly and well informed staff to point you to local places. On the Main Street, this older style building does have stairs only, and no lift for those who can't climb.

1Thank johnandrick
Hamilton, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2015

The room was lovely, although quite small for two single beds to fit in. We were at the top of the first flight of stairs, but it was fairly quiet. The check in process seemed to take forever though and still not sure why... Well located on the main street of the town and opposite a fantastic bakery where we...

2Thank Hels10
Prince Albert, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed during the celtic colours music festival on our little tour of Cape breton. We checked in on a very rainy evening. The girl working gave us info on what to do for entertainment that evening. Which happened to be a cabaret, if it wasn't for her we would've missed out. We also ate at the restaurant quite late,...

1Thank MeganYPA
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Very lovely place in Cape Breton, friendly staff, comfortable and clean rooms, although a bit dated in style, and the wi-fi is a bit sporradic. The owner and front desk staff are always available to answer questions, make recommendations and they were very helpful during the stay. The restaurant is great - both dinner and breakfast. The desserts are great...

2Thank A1972
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Our stay at Telegraph house & motel was a pleasant experience from the day we decided to book it. They even offered to pick and drop us off at the maritime bus terminal from and to Halifax. When we arrived at the motel we were in for a pleasant surprise when we were told we are getting a free upgrade...

2Thank Prabhu K
New Hope, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Baddeck has so much music all day long -- from Wendy's interviews at the church, to the concerts at the Bell museum, and then the sessions at the yacht club. From the Telegraph House all are easily walkable. The Inn's rooms are lovely -- especially those two with the balcony! Have also stayed in the motel rooms, which are comfortably...

1Thank Persnickety2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 October 2015

My husband and I had a great stay at Telegraph House while we were in Nova Scotia for the Celtic Colours festival. We stayed in the motel part--very clean, a window in the bathroom (I love a bathroom window--natural light and all), and the best part is the little deck that runs around the front of the motel. Outside each...

1Thank heiness21
St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I was attending Celtic Colours as performer and found the Telegraph House to be a very welcoming place to stay. The room was comfortable and the place itself is full of old word charm. It's a great place to stay with easy access to all of Cape Breton. It's also extremely close to the Gaelic College where the festival Celtic...

1Thank Fergus O
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stayed in the main house. They also have cottages behind the main house. The rooms were nice sized and well furnished with nice views. The bathroom was pretty small but still quite usable. They serve breakfast and dinner but neither are included with the room. Telegraph House is conveniently located right in the middle of town with several other...

2Thank Gareld B

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Telegraph House Hotel

Address: 479 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Baddeck
Price Range: €83 - €90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Telegraph House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Any of the rooms look fine. This was off-season.”
  • The not-TV sitting room with fire and coffee.
 of 5 bubbles 110neilk, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We preferred to stay in the hotel as opposed to the motel”
 of 5 bubbles 151camv, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 35 is our favorite!”
  • Room 35
  • Charming room
 of 5 bubbles 833bertw, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building small and can be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles TheBuffer007, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take your own pillow if you want a good sleep! Mattresses and pillows appear to be 20 or more years old.”
  • Note that there is no counter space & if you use an electric toothbrush the outlet isn't near sh
  • Very cute bathroom almost has more room than the bedrooms.
  • View of the door, porch and parking area. Hotel is down the hill within walking distance.
  • Door is where the washroom is.
  • The small closet is visible as well as the quaint but uncomfortable beds.
 of 5 bubbles craymo, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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