We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Glenora Inn & Distillery

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Management photos
Glenora Inn & Distillery
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

260 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 249: English reviews
Burlington, Canada
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

It's a lovely spot. Staff in shop were not friendly nor helpful. We were looking for just some tastings and we were directed to the pub. Path and area were were picturesque. Pub/restaurant were not busy (3 other customers), we were looking over the menu while standing at the bar for some time. No one bothered to offer any assistance... More 

Helpful?
Thank ecrawley
Callgary
Level Contributor
154 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A lovely look place with an Inn, Pub and Distillery. One of the rare places in the world that is able to call its single malt whisky "Scotch". There is a little stream of pristine water which runs through the property and its water is used in the production of the whisky. There are old apple trees on the property... More 

Helpful?
Thank springbanktraveller
Durham, Connecticut
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Came to the area to golf at the Cabot resort, but could not get a room at Cabot, so we booked two rooms at the Glenora Inn & Distillery. It was a short drive to the courses, so very convenient. They actually make whisky here and give tours to anyone who wants to see how it's done - recommended. I'm... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lisa D
Bertha M, Manager at Glenora Inn & Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review about your time here at Glenora. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and are happy to hear your belongings made it back to you. Thanks again, Bertha. More 

Kaysville, Utah
Level Contributor
350 reviews
82 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were in town to play golf at nearby Cabot Links/Cabot Cliffs. They were all booked at the resort so we stayed in a nice cottage here at Glenora Inn which was only a short drive from the course. Turned out to suit our needs just great!

Helpful?
Thank Ryan R
Bertha M, Manager at Glenora Inn & Distillery, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your visit, and your review. Bertha. More 

Nova Scotia
Level Contributor
151 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had wanted to stay here for some time having been before just for the tour. The setting, especially in fall with the colourful trees is stunning. We took a walk up the hill to see the chalets taking the full loop cars would take. It was a 45 minute stroll, perfect before getting ready for dinner. We usually stay... More 

Helpful?
Thank maryann-ns
Bertha M, Manager at Glenora Inn & Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit, and for taking the time to write a review of your time here at Glenora. We appreciate your feedback on our inn rooms, and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your dinner and music here in the Glen. Thanks again, Bertha. More 

ontario
Level Contributor
150 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Reservations for dinner before a Celtic festival evening. The venue is out a ways from the built up areas of Mabu so plan accordingly. The restaurant and bar are attached to the distillery. Many food items have a whiskey overtone to their sauces.. All very good. Nice dining room, windows overlooking a courtyard only ok. Dinner servings ample. 1 appetizer... More 

Helpful?
Thank kaliki
Bertha M, Manager at Glenora Inn & Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review of Glenora. We are happy to hear your overall experience was good. Thanks for stopping by. Bertha. More 

Whitehorse, Canada
Level Contributor
171 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We stayed in a cabin above the distillery. The cabin was nicely finished inside with a sleeping loft, bedroom, living room with wood stove and kindling, kitchen and bathroom. We arrived late and left the next day so weren't able to utilize the cabin to its full potential especially since there was a bar and dining room below at the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gertie68
Bertha M, Manager at Glenora Inn & Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit, and for taking the time to tell others about it. We appreciate it!! Sincerely, Bertha. More 

Maple Creek, Canada
Level Contributor
71 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The menu for Thanksgiving Dinner featured 2 Entrees. Glenora Distillery did not provide their full menu . I choose salad to start followed by the traditional turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, gravey, & vegetables . The highlight was ginger cake desert! Their deserts are exceptional they use fresh ginger. Many of their desserts include a delicious Glenora whiskey sauce. There... More 

Helpful?
Thank 36930wendy
Bertha M, Manager at Glenora Inn & Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your dinner with us. Happy Thanksgiving! Bertha. More 

Level Contributor
27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice little spot. A bit pricey for the room & food. Overall still a nice place to stay and very clean. People were friendly. Had the pleasure to listen to local live Fiddle and piano music. Nice addition to the evening!

Helpful?
Thank Lynn B
Bertha M, Manager at Glenora Inn & Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed it. Sincerely, Bertha. More 

calgary
Level Contributor
48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The four of us arrived 40 minutes before lunch service was to end, and were looked at askance by a manager. We insisted that we would order whatever was quickest to cook on the menu, but wondered why, with 40 minutes left, we would be treated as if we were somehow inconveniencing the kitchen. My parents ordered fish and chips,... More 

Helpful?
Thank evamy
Bertha M, Manager at Glenora Inn & Distillery, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your time with us. As one of the managers I am sad we didn't get a chance to speak in person regarding your concerns. Thank you for taking the time to let us know. We sincerely apologize for your visit not being as enjoyed as we would have liked. Sincerely, Bertha More 

200 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (175)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (74)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Dining (27)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (65)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (25)
Viewed
Other (25)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Mabou
43.9 km away
Silver Dart Lodge
Silver Dart Lodge
#1 of 7 in Baddeck
579 reviews
26.6 km away
Margaree Riverview Inn
Margaree Riverview Inn
#1 of 1 in Margaree Forks
149 reviews
11.0 km away
Mabou River Inn
Mabou River Inn
#1 of 7 in Mabou
164 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
22.2 km away
The Fiddle and the Sea, B&B
22.2 km away
Haus Treuburg Country Inn & Cottages
91.8 km away
Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Glenora Inn & Distillery

Address: Route 19 / Ceilidh Trail, Mabou, Nova Scotia B0E 1X0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Mabou
Price Range: ₹ 13,583 - ₹ 16,505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glenora Inn & Distillery 4*
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com and Travelocity so you can book your Glenora Inn & Distillery reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Glenora Inn And Distillery
Glenora Inn & Distillery Hotel Cape Breton Island
Glenora Inn & Distillery Mabou, Nova Scotia
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Glenora Inn & Distillery staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We stayed upstairs and it was very quiet. From the construction, I would think ground floor rooms would be noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles J8305ULlisad, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There aren't many rooms, as it is a small inn, but the ground floor rooms come with a back garden .”
 of 5 bubbles BarryB356, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on first floor might be cooler. Also, they appeared to have private patios.”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraO837, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We just did the tour. But it was good.”
 of 5 bubbles kenmac1, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The location is reminiscent of Scotland in all aspects.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterI655, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay