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On the beach
Fridge, microwave, coffee/tea maker
1 bedroom, desk, free WiFi
Flat-screen TV

Guest reviews

4.1/5 Very Good
40 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Pet Friendly
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue Grill


Explore the area

Popular LocationBell Bay Golf Course17 min walk
Popular LocationBell Bay Golf Club17 min walk
Popular LocationAlexander Graham Bell National Historic Site2 min drive

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  • Cottage, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette, Lake View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsCottage, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette, Lake View

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area


This cottage is located on the beach and in an area with good shopping. Kidston Island Beach Ferry and Bell Bay Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore MacAulays Hill Nature Reserve and Mary Harper Nature Reserve. Our guests appreciate the property's quiet location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Bell Bay Golf Course - 17 min walk
  • Bell Bay Golf Club - 17 min walk
  • Kidston Island Lighthouse - 2 min drive
  • Bras d'Or Lakes and Watershed Interpretive Centre - 2 min drive
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Sydney, NS (YQY) - 66 min drive

About this property

Boat House Cottage

Beachfront cottage for sun and fun
Guests at this beach cottage will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. The cottage features a kitchenette with a fridge and a microwave, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Guests can appreciate conveniences, such as a living room and a dining area, and other amenities include a patio and a coffee/tea maker. Limited housekeeping is available.
Guest accommodation at this cottage offers coffee/tea makers and free toiletries. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation offers separate living rooms and includes desks. Kitchenettes offer fridges, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a shower.

This Baddeck cottage provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Property amenities


On the beach


Free WiFi

Parking and transport

Free self-parking


Coffee/tea maker


1 bedroom


1 bathroom
Shower only
Free toiletries

Living spaces

Living room
Dining room
Sitting area


Flat-screen TV with cable service

Outdoor areas

Picnic area

Work spaces



Ceiling fan


Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

Limited housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

On the lake



Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM
The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to The Yello Cello Cafe
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets stay for free
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

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Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Boat House Cottage Baddeck

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Boat House Cottage and receive a full refund?
Yes, Boat House Cottage offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Boat House Cottage cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is this property located?
Nestled on the beach, this Baddeck cottage is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bras d'Or Lake, Bell Bay Golf Course and Bell Bay Golf Club. Kidston Island Beach Ferry and Kidston Island Lighthouse are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Boat House Cottage

Very Good
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

Bill and Patty are great hosts and the location couldn’t be any better. The boathouse cottage is rustic, cosy and comfortable and we would definitely recommend.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Lovely view in cozy surroundings, very close to town, great base for all other activities. Welcoming hosts!

Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very comfy by the lake, with a great view. Near downtown so you can get food easily.

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The location is beautiful and quiet. You can swim in the water (though it is a little cold). Easy to get to the Cabot Trail.

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The boat house was wonderful and just what we expected. Billy and Pat are wonderful and give you complete privacy. A little slice of heaven with beautiful views. Baddeck is beautiful and the people are awesome. Hated to leave!!

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019