HI-Cape Breton Island (Baddeck, Aberdeen)
Bear on the Lake Guesthouse

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HI-Cape Breton Island
10705 Highway 105
Aberdeen, Nova Scotia B0E3M0

For Reservation:
1.866.718.5253
1.902.756.2750
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1.866.718.5253
1.902.756.2750


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Discover Nova Scotia's Masterpiece!

Our central location on CAPE BRETON ISLAND makes our loved guesthouse a place to rest your backpack as you drive the breathtaking CABOT TRAIL and explore CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK.

Staying with us on the banks of the Bras D'Or Lakes, places you in the best position to explore every nook and cranny of our enchanting island! Purposely forget your map on the kitchen table; this is a place to relax and lose yourself in your surroundings. As they say here on the island, "There is no wrong turn!".

While the Cabot Trail is likely your main attraction, be sure to budget extra time for discovering unexpected charms. Plan to spend extra days exploring the other lesser known, equally beautiful drives Cape Breton offers!

''A Lonely Planet 'Top Choice' Accommodation, 
Bear on the Lake Guesthouse is at the heart of CANADA'S best kept secret!''

If en-route to/from the Newfoundland Ferry drop in and spend a day (or two!) with us before/after catching the boat! Our accommodation is less than an hour's drive to the North Sydney ferry terminal.

Lace up your hikers, grab your swimsuits, bring your musical  instruments and your appetite! There is a little something here for everyone, of all ages!  Amazing hiking, sandy beaches, world class sailing, kayaking, whale watching, international music and tasty seafood!

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Here at HI-Cape Breton, Bear on the Lake Guesthouse, you are in the midst of it all! Visit our #1 listing on TRIP ADVISOR