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Reviewed 18 October 2016

i had the pleasure of renting a room there for 2 winters while i was working there i was from another part of the province. I actually miss it now , had a lot of fun ,ken and jean great people - great cooks alway clean place . i recommend this to anyone

Thank Darrell F
Charlottetown, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stayed there for 2 nights with another couple and were so pleased we had chosen this clean and comfortable 200+-year old house decorated by the owners with many interesting items. Jean and Ken, the hosts, were so accommodating and a pleasure to be around. They are very knowledgeable about the local area and have some very interesting stories to...

Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

As I am scrolling through the reviews I feel bad for some of the people who wrote them . For a bed and breakfast this was quaint and cozy so peaceful and relaxing . The people who owned the house were extremely nice . A B&B is for a quick stay which this was and I will definitely stay there...

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

It's an old house but very clean, charming and they make a great breakfast! You get a warm welcome in this 200 year old house. It's really quiet but also central situated. There is a nice bathroom with shower and bath tube. Gane the landlady is a wonderful host and gives good advice.

Thank Thebestgolfer
Oldsmar, Florida
Reviewed 7 September 2015

It looks like a cool old house, but not at all what we expected. It had that funny smell like my grandmothers house, plus it seemed really dusty. There were no other guests there when we got there that we know of. The room was OK, although the A/C vent really needed to be cleaned. However, there was no key...

Thank Derk5658
Consecon, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I am new to the world of Bed and Breakfast travel, but I must say my five night stay at the Gathering House B&B was absolutely wonderful. The hosts, Jean and Ken, were so very welcoming, resourceful, and friendly that I felt like family and not a guest at all. Their home is a beautifully and lovingly restored Victorian house...

Thank TravelRUs2015
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We came to Sydney looking for quiet and convenient accommodations for one night before heading to Louisbourg. We couldn't have made a better choice. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. The room was big and we had our own bathroom with shower, which was great after a long drive. The location was very convenient and allowed us to walk...

Thank Jean Francois R
Reviewed 23 July 2015

It took us an hour and a quarter to find this place, even after getting directions at the Sydney Information Location. The street off Kings Rd, which was highlighted, ends after one block, for about 1/5 of a kilometer, and then picks up on the left to what appears to be an entirely different street. When the owner was called...

1Thank BobnRay
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 August 2014

The Gathering Place is a well-preserved Queen Anne-style house in a quiet neighborhood a couple of kilometers from downtown Sydney. The B&B proprietors, Jean and Ken, are both retired from the RCMP. They're quite friendly, and several times invited us to socialize with them and their friendly dog in their living room. Jean is an excellent cook, and we greatly...

2Thank Chaplocks
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 30 August 2013

My husband and I stayed two nights with two other couples. It was a wonderful, fun experience. the rooms were very clean and comfortable and the food was excellent. The owners were very hospitable and spent time with us telling us about the area and sights to see. We loved the big wrap around porch with the table and chairs...

1Thank Rebekah W

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Additional Information about The Gathering House

Address: 148 Crescent St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1S 2Z8, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Sydney
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Gathering House Sydney, Nova Scotia
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