Cape Breton Island Hotels

Glenora Inn & Distillery

  • 13727 Hwy. 19 Map It
  • Glenville


  • Unique atmosphere
  • Sylvan property bisected by a brook


  • Rooms could use a refresh
  • Road to chalets is tricky to negotiate at night

Published 05/21/2015

Fodor's Review

North America's first single-malt whiskey distillery adjoins this whitewashed inn north of Mabou, so if you stay here it'll be easy to sample a wee dram of Glenora's own Glen Breton Rare. You can tour the distillery for free, enjoy fine regional cuisine at the inn's restaurant, and daily in season hear Cape Breton music played at the pub. Inn rooms overlook a courtyard, and handsome log chalets (complete with whirlpool baths, wood stoves, and kitchens) sit on the steep hillside behind.

Hotel Information


13727 Hwy. 19, Glenville, Nova Scotia, B0E 1X0, Canada

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902-258–2262; 800-839–0491

Hotel Details:

  • Closed Nov.–mid-May
  • 9 rooms, 6 chalets
  • Rate includes: No meals; Some meals

Published 05/21/2015

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