Sporting Mountain Resort: "Scenic View in Cape Breton" Halifax Hotel Tip by Bwana_Brown
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On one of our recent trips to Cape Breton (Oct., 2002) things were overflowing at our daughter's house so we booked two nights accomodation at the Sporting Mountain Resort, only a few minutes drive away. This is an excellent facility run by a couple originally from Germany - they have three guest bungalows on their property high up on a hill-side overlooking the Bras d'Or Lakes. Each has two bedrooms, a bathroom and a spacious kitchen/dining room area and is also equipped with satellite TV. Photo of the living area and kitchen facilities.
Unique Qualities: Located on the out-of-the-way southern shore of the Lakes, near St. George's Channel, the location is very isolated and relaxing. There is a fairly steep road up to the site so it may require a good walk if you book during the winter season! The peak-season rate is CAD$100 per night for 2 persons.
Address: West Bay, Richmond Co., Cape Breton, NS
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: About 30 minutes drive from Port Hawkesbury, the point at which you cross onto Cape Breton Island via the causeway.
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