There are a number of places you can stay within a radius of a 2-20 minute drive.

Wilderness Glamping Boutique Style

    River Nest Wilderness Cabins


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(902) 929-2275 Toll free 1-844-404-NEST

Discover Wilderness Glamping right on site at North River Kayak Tours NEW FOR 2017!

Settle comfortably in one of our 1-4 person wilderness cabins. Each cabin is deigned individually with a bird house theme in mind within the small village. There is a loft in each cabin which 2 persons can sleep comfortably as well as bedding on the main floor to sleep 2 persons. We have a sheltered overhang porch opening with a sweet little patio deck and all cabins have a view of the North River. It is just a 30 second walk to our parent business’s North River Kayak Tours base. Roll out of bed and go kayaking!!!

We like to call our accommodation glamping or Boutique styled wilderness cabins. Our location is very quiet and you will get a rejuventing nights sleep here. There is a wash house located next to our cabins with 2 showers, toilets and sinks for your needs. The cabins are equipped with 120V power, good books, writing table, uber comfortable Serta Beds, access to our Italian coffee machine and fridge space.

Pricing: From $114-$129 per night. Group prices available if renting the full village. We’re also Pet Friendly.Visa Mastercard


Bed & Breakfasts

Pamela’s B&B (902) 929-2697 or 1-800-532-6705

Pamela’s B&B is located in a beautifully restored home on the magnificent Cabot Trail in the Cape Breton Island region of Nova Scotia. Nestled in the small village of North River Bridge, at the beginning and end of the picturesque Cabot Trail, we are an ideal located from which to make day trips around the area.
A short 25-minute trip away is the Alexander Graham Bell Historic Site, where exhibits and artifacts help illuminate the life of the man best known for inventing the telephone.
Our accommodations include two rooms (Double bed, Queen-sized bed) with shared 4-piece bath. Each room is equipped with a ceiling fan. Delicious full breakfast is served in the formal dining room by the fireplace between 7 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Relax and enjoy quiet conversation in the common living room. There is a phone available for guests’ use. Visa and MasterCard are accepted.
Cancellation Policy: Must cancel 48 hours prior to day of arrival (for refund of deposit or to avoid a credit card charge).

Visa MastercardRates: $80 to $85

Chanterelle Inn (902) 929-2263
The Chanterelle Inn: Located 5 minutes from us on the Cabot Trail. Proprietor Earlene Busch has newly built this exceptionally classy inn positioned high on a bluff overlooking the valley where North River joins St. Ann’s Bay. They offer 8 exquisite rooms with antique furniture, private 4 piece baths and a fully licensed dining room. A little piece of heaven folks! Rates$145-200 CAD

English Garden B&B (902) 929 2721
Join host Ian Green who is originally from Yorkshire, England and his lovely wife Penny for a gracious welcome and a heartwarming stay. Nestled among white birch and cedars, the property spans a twelve hundred foot lakefront located at the foot of the Highland Hills on the Cabot Trail.
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New – Modern 2-story Cape Cod style, 3,100 sq. ft. of luxury. Decorated with authentic southwestern furnishings that will keep your attention for hours. A large wrap around verandah that overlooks 8 acres of lush greenery and oceanfront views at the mouth of the beautiful St. Ann’s Bay.
For reservations or more information please contact:
Yolanda De Filippis (HOST)
Address:  45227 Cabot Trail,  North Shore, NS.,


Private Cottage Rentals

Aaron & Ruth Schneider (902) 929 2063 Located 10-15 minutes from us. Secluded cottage fully equipped, sleeps up to 5. There are lakes, hiking trails, and waterfalls on this 500 acre nature reserve. $690 CAD/Week website:


The Singing Pebbles Getaway (902) 929-2399 – Jitka Zgola

The Cabot Trail’s most spectacular pebble beach is yours every season of the year.  Watch the cormorants dive from your breakfast table. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the ocean sunrise.  Explore natural hiking trails. Swim in the spring-fed pond, and savour the produce from the vegetable and flower gardens in season. This beautiful, new building features a loft apartment that offers complete facilities to accommodate 4 in comfort and privacy. Here you are at the door step of Highlands National Park, 25 minutes from Highland Links – Canada’s number 1 golf course, and 40 minutes from Bell’s Bay Golf course and Baddeck attractions. Beds: 1 queen, 1 double sleeper sofa.
No Smoking.  Price $800.00 / week CAD — Off season $650.00 / week CAD

Cabot Shores (902) 929 2584 Toll free 1-866-929-2585
Discover Cabot Shores‚ 4-star accommodations, alternative shelters, and adventure & retreat programs.

Settle comfortably in one of the 2 to 8 people wooden chalets, with their fully equipped kitchen, living-dining room, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and
porch opening on the ocean.

Or stay at the Lodge, in beautiful bedrooms with private bath. Enjoy the Bistro’s delicious menu while attending one of Cabot Shores’ concerts or simply relax on the deck, reading a good book while keeping an eye on the beach and wildlife… Looking for a different experience? Participate in Morning Meditation & Qi Gong (free of charge)….

Lodge & Chalets: From $150 to $350 per night. Yurts from $95 per night. To celebrate Cabot Shores’ 10th anniversary, Campsite: $17.50 per person. Group prices available. We’re PetFriendly

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Englishtown Ridge Campground: Located 20 minutes from us. Elevated location on ocean inlet. Pay showers and bath (wheelchair accessible), playground, sauna, café and licenced lounge. Rates $15 CAD. (902) 929-2598

Joyful Journies Camp Park: Located 15 minutes from us. Open wooded campground on ocean. Washrooms, shower, laundromat, canteen, wood, and ice. Rates $15.00 min. (902) 929-2267


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