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Joyce's Motel & Cottages

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Seasonal outdoor pool
Desk, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds, free rollaway beds

Overview of Joyce's Motel & Cottages

Joyce's Motel & Cottages

2.5 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Laundry

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBattery Provincial Park14 min walk
  • Popular LocationNicholas Denys Museum19 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt. Peters Canal National Historic Site3 min drive
  • AirportPort Hawkesbury, NS (YPS)43 min drive

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About this area

St. Peters

Located in St. Peters, Joyce's Motel & Cottages is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Basque Islands Nature Reserve and Bras d'Or Lake, while Nicholas Denys Museum and MacAskill House Museum are cultural highlights.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Battery Provincial Park - 14 min walk
  • Nicholas Denys Museum - 19 min walk
  • St. Peters Canal National Historic Site - 3 min drive
  • St. Peters Marina - 3 min drive
  • Jerome Point Lighthouse - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Sydney, NS (YQY) - 85 min drive


  • Jiggs — 12 min walk
  • Chubby's Lunch — 18 min walk

About this property

Joyce's Motel & Cottages

Motel in St. Peters with free parking
Along with a seasonal outdoor pool, this smoke-free motel has laundry facilities and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 24 rooms offer free WiFi, balconies or patios, and TVs with cable channels.
Joyce's Motel & Cottages offers 24 accommodations. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. This St. Peters motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Recreational amenities at the motel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Things to do

  • Playground
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway beds


  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels


  • Cable channels
  • TV

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 10:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between November 01 and May 14.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 20 per pet, per night
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Free rollaway/extra beds
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: CAD 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Joyce's Motel Cottages St. Peter's
Joyce's Cottages St. Peter's
Joyce's Motel & Cottages Nova Scotia/Cape Breton Island Canada
Joyce's Motel Cottages
Joyce's Motel & Cottages Motel
Joyce's Motel & Cottages St. Peters
Joyce's Motel & Cottages Motel St. Peters

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 8 out of 65 reviews
5 - Excellent 12%
Rating 4 - Good. 32 out of 65 reviews
4 - Good 49%
Rating 3 - Okay. 21 out of 65 reviews
3 - Okay 32%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 65 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 65 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
The accommodations were very clean and the staff friendly. The owners are in the process of modernizing aspects of the cottages/rooms. We had everything we needed and the playground was a huge hit with the kids. I would not hesitate to go back and recommend to others.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
A quick visit.
We stopped in for one night. Close to roadway and traffic noice. It served its purpose. Place needs a facelift but it offers the basics. A good location, near food and shops. Nice lake view.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness
It was okay. Clean and kids loved the pool . But most of the other things needed updating.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness
Friendly and clean spot, for a night or two.
The first thing that needs to be said is that the owners are super nice and are working hard to make updates. The rooms are clean, however, quite dated and in need of some renovations. Great place to stay for a night or two, convenient to St. Peter’s, and has so nice amenities. If you want to bbq, They are quick to provide a bbq, and they even provided wood for a fire in the designated area that evening. Beds are definitely hard and basic but clean. Welcoming and accommodating place to stay!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020