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Laurie's Inn, Cheticamp
where to stay for the Cabot Trail

ABOUT THE PLACE

- Laurie's inn has been welcoming visitors since 1938 with 56 rooms -

  • laurie's Inn Property Cheticamp

    Knowing Our Building Largest cheticamp hotel

    1) Highlander Building - 24 Rooms
    2) Harbourview Building - 20 Rooms
    3) Homestead Building - 9 Rooms
    4) Bourgeois House - 5 Bed Rooms
    5)Chiasson House - 2 Bed Rooms
    6) Guest laundromat
    7) Restaurant
    8) Lounge
  • On Side Restaurant Enjoy a full hot buffet breakfast

    Laurie's Motel guests enjoy this complimentary breakfast with their accommodations. In Peak Season, our restaurant is open for breakfast. The only place in town that offers an all-you-can-eat hot/cold buffet breakfast at an affordable price and a great way to start your day. Sit down and enjoy the view of the active harbour. Maybe the fishermen are heading out for the day.

  • Highlander Building Office & Lobby are located here

    Located at the highpoint of the property & offers a view of the Highlands of Cape Breton and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Beautifully landscaped grounds with lawn chairs, benches & is adjacent to the guest laundromat. Lower level - exceptionally spacious units, baths and wheelchair accessible. All rooms have two queen beds and relaxing loveseat seating area. Large open deck. Upper level rooms have private balconies & your choice of two double beds or a single king. Rates start at $144 for double occupancy during the peak season.

  • Harbourview Building View of Chéticamp Harbour

    Two story complex offers open balconies on both levels. Second floor offers a beautiful bird's eye view of the Chéticamp harbour and the entrance to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Lower deck offers your choice of a room with two queen beds or try the extra large suites with two queen beds, sofa bed & whirlpool tub. The upper deck rooms features cathedral ceilings with either two queen beds, a single king, or the extra large suites with two queen beds, sofa bed. Rates start at $148 for double occupancy during the peak season

  • Homestead Building adjacent to our restaurant & lounge

    This unit is at the main road level with drive up parking, open balcony and wheelchair ramp. Choice of two double beds, a single queen or larger suite with two double beds and pull-out couch. This building also features 2 units considered smoking rooms. The main fishing wharf is across the street & it's an easy stroll to nearby gift shops, museums & other amenities. Rate start at $128 for double occupancy in peak season.


Property Description

As the largest accommodations in Chéticamp, we have over 56 rooms to
choose from or two vacation houses for rent. Most rooms have stunning views
of both mountains and ocean in which Northern Cape Breton is known for. Our
property also includes a restaurant, lounge, coin operated laundry, and spacious
outdoor seating areas. Our welcoming lobby and staff are here to make your stay
comfortable and entertaining. We are located in the heart of Chéticamp and within walking distance to many amenities in our small Acadian village with beauty everywhere you turn. Come on down and see for yourself!

Seasonal Information

During our Peak Season our guests enjoy a complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast in our restaurant. We offer off-season rates in the early Spring and late fall. Keep us in mind and give us a call for rates. Note motel & house rates quoted do not include provincial levies or taxes.

Off season: May 1 - 30, 2015
Peak season: May 31 - Oct 19, 2015
Off season: Oct 20 - 31, 2015


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Testimonials

  • We had an excellent stay at your motel - Room was everything we expected & staff was very friendly & helpful. The weather was perfect!

    by Wayne Conrad
  • Thank you for making our visit here comfortable. May God bless you and
    your family.

    by Charles & Dita (Caravan Bus Tours)
  • My stay at your lovely establishment was delightful. It's beauty was only outdone by your hospitality!

    by Jay

OUR ROOMS

- included complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast & WiFi -

170 $ per night

Chiasson House (#2) 2 Beds & 1 Bath - Pull-out Couch

The Chiasson Home is the smaller of our two vacation houses, but is also an original homestead in Chéticamp dating back more than 100 years. Located close to the lobby it overlooks the entrance to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. This quaint little house is perfect for a family of six and you will feel at home. It features an outdoor Electric Car (EV) Charging Station. Take advantage of the eat in kitchen. After a good meal relax in the living room which offers plenty of seating for conversation. This one level home has a four piece bathroom and two bedrooms, each with a queen sized bed and bureau. Relax on the front deck and enjoy the view or catch up on some local television indoors. Rates start at $170 double occupancy during peak season.

  • Electric Car (EV) Charging Station
  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

185 $ per night

Bourgeois House (#1) 5 Bedrooms & 2 Bath

The Bourgeois House is the site of an original Homestead in Chéticamp dating back more that 150 years. Typical Chéticamp style home features an eat in kitchen, mud room with laundry and living room that has plenty of seating. On the first floor are the two bedrooms which each have one queen bed and an adjoining four piece bathroom. Taking the old fashion stairs to the second floor there are three bedrooms with a single bed and bureau in each, along with a 3 piece bath. This home backyard has an outdoor patio to barbecue and parking for two vehicles. The front deck is perfect for watching Chéticamp life and the view of the entrance to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Rate starts at $185 for double occupancy during the peak season. Hope to see you soon!

  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

164 $ per night

Highlander Building One King & Whirlpool Tub

Room includes one king bed, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area and private balcony. Private bathroom is also included with a bath/shower combo and a whirlpool tub, personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. This room has an indoor hallway entrance on second floor which connects to the 24 hour main lobby area located at the top of the property. The lobby area includes a canteen, comfortable seating area, computers for customer access and where our friendly front desk staff would be happy to help you anytime. We hope to see you soon!

  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

164 $ per night

Highlander Building One King

Room includes one king bed, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area and private balcony. Private bathroom is also included with a bath/shower combo, personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. This room has an indoor hallway entrance on second floor which connects to the 24 hour main lobby area located at the top of the property. The lobby area includes a canteen, comfortable seating area, computers for customer access and where our friendly front desk staff would be happy to help you anytime. We hope to see you soon!

  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

144 $ per night

Highlander Building Two Doubles

Room includes two double beds, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area and private balcony. Private bathroom is also included with a bath/shower combo, personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. This room has an indoor hallway entrance on second floor which connects to the 24 hour main lobby area located at the top of the property. The lobby area includes a canteen, comfortable seating area, computers for customer access and where our friendly front desk staff would be happy to help you anytime. We hope to see you soon!
148 $ per night

Highlander Building Two Queens

Room includes two queen sized beds, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area in room. Private bathroom is also included with a bath/shower combo, personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. This room has an outdoor deck entrance on first floor. This room option is located at the top of the property in the same building as the 24 hour lobby area where our friendly front desk staff would be happy to help you anytime, this area also includes a canteen, comfortable seating area and computers for customer access. We hope to see you soon!
  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top
148 $ per night

Harbourview Building Two Queens & Pull-out Couch, Whirlpool Tub

This suite includes two queen sized beds, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area in room with a pull-out couch. Private bathroom has a bath/shower combo and a whirlpool tub, personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. Outdoor entrance in the center of the property which provides a quiet and relaxing stay . These rooms are on the first floor and are located just behind the restaurant and lounge where you can enjoy a range of items in our large hot/cold buffet breakfast every morning and listen to our in-house entertainment in the evening. We hope to see you soon!

  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

148 $ per night

Harbourview Building Two Queens & Pull-out Couch

This suite includes two queen sized beds, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area in room which includes a pull-out couch. Private bathroom has a bath/shower combo and personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. Outdoor entrance in the center of the property which provides a quiet and relaxing stay . This room option is provided on the second floor of the building and is located just behind the restaurant and lounge where you can enjoy a range of items in our large hot/cold buffet breakfast every morning and listen to our in-house entertainment in the evening. We hope to see you soon!

  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

164 $ per night

Harbourview Building One King

Room includes one king sized bed, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area in room. Private bathroom has a bath/shower combo and personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. Outdoor entrance in the center of the property which provides a quiet and relaxing stay . These rooms are on the second floor and are located just behind the restaurant and lounge where you can enjoy a range of items in our large hot/cold buffet breakfast every morning and listen to our in-house entertainment in the evening. We hope to see you soon!

  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

148 $ per night

Harbourview Building Two Queens

Room includes two queen sized beds, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area in room. Private bathroom has a bath/shower combo and personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. Outdoor entrance in the center of the property which provides a quiet and relaxing stay . This room option is either first or second floor and are located just behind the restaurant and lounge where you can enjoy a range of items in our large hot/cold buffet breakfast every morning and listen to our in-house entertainment in the evening. We hope to see you soon!
  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top
128 $ per night

Homestead Building Two Doubles & Pull-out Couch

Room includes two double beds, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area in room which includes a pull-out couch. Private bathroom has a bath/shower combo and personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. Quiet outdoor entrance across the street from "The Dig" harbour port where you can watch Chéticamp life go by from your door. The building is adjacent to the restaurant and lounge where you can enjoy a range of items in our large hot/cold buffet breakfast every morning and listen to our in-house entertainment in the evening. We hope to see you soon!

  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

128 $ per night

Homestead Building Two Doubles (Smoking Room)

Room includes two double beds and is considered a ‘smoking room’, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area in room. Private bathroom has a bath/shower combo and personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. Quiet outdoor entrance across the street from "The Dig" harbour port where you can watch Chéticamp life go by from your door. The building is adjacent to the restaurant and lounge where you can enjoy a range of items in our large hot/cold buffet breakfast every morning and listen to our in-house entertainment in the evening. We hope to see you soon!

  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

128 $ per night

Homestead Building Two Doubles

Room includes two double beds, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area in room. Private bathroom has a bath/shower combo and personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. Quiet outdoor entrance across the street from "The Dig" harbour port where you can watch Chéticamp life go by from your door. The building is adjacent to the restaurant and lounge where you can enjoy a range of items in our large hot/cold buffet breakfast every morning and listen to our in-house entertainment in the evening. We hope to see you soon!

  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

134 $ per night

Homestead Building One Queen

Room includes one queen sized bed, air conditioner, cable tv, clock radio and ’single cup’ coffee maker. Quaint seating area in room. Private bathroom has a bath/shower combo and personal amenities basket, and hairdryer are provided. Quiet outdoor entrance across the street from "The Dig" harbour port where you can watch Chéticamp life go by from your door. The building is adjacent to the restaurant and lounge where you can enjoy a range of items in our large hot/cold buffet breakfast every morning and listen to our in-house entertainment in the evening. We hope to see you soon!

  • Mattress Type : Simmons Pocketed Coil - Felicity Recharge Pillow Top

ACTIVITIES

- The activities which we can book for you -


TOURS AVAILABLE

in Cheticamp

Things to do

Whale watching

Since Cheticamp is situated on the Golf of St.Lawrence, many whale species spend the summer in our coastal waters during their seasonal migration.

Cycling

In addition to the world famous Cabot Trail, the Cheticamp area has many secondary roads suitable for scenic cycling and touring.

Hiking

Take part in a guided sunset hike on the Skyline Trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Monday to Friday from June 22nd to September 21st starting 2 hours before sunset (for 12 years of age and older) Please register online in advance.

Golfing

Cape Breton is one of the top 50 golf destinations in the world, according to Golf Digest Magazine. Golf 18 holes at the unique Le Portage Golf course amid mountains and ocean views.

Fishing

Whether or not you catch a salmon (catch and release only), anglers are guaranteed to enjoy a day of fishing on the beautiful Cheticamp River.

History

Visit the majestic Eglise Saint-Pierre built in 1893.

Performing Arts

Discover our history and our culture at our summertime presentations at la Place des arts Pere-Anselme-Chiasson. The Acadian community of Cheticamp is pleased to share its passion for culture with you!

Music

We have music in our blood whether it is Celtic or Acadian. Let yourself be charmed by the entertainment from near and far at the Doorman Pub & Grill.

Textile Art

Discover the international impact of Cheticamp rug hooking at the Elizabeth LeFort Gallery at Les Trois Pignons.

Beaches

la Plage Saint-Pierre is on Cheticamp Island. Enjoy a picnic by the sea, go swimming ,camping or indulge in many other activities the beach has to offer.

Streets tour

Farmer's Market

Every Saturday from 10am-1pm at the Marche du Village

All Aboard Restaurant

Fiddle music every evening. For more information call 1(902)224-2288

Les Gabriel Resturant & Lounge

Acadian music Sunday to Friday from 7pm to 9pm in July and August, free admission.
Music by local groups every Saturday eveings in July and August.

Doryman Pub & Grill

Talent night every Thursday evening. Fiddle music every Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon. Country Rock Music every Saturday night.
Special events:
June 27th - July 3rd: Kitchenfest
August 27th: Talent night- Tribute to Gerard Romard

For more information call 1(902)224-9909

Seasonal Treasures Gallery & Gifts

This beautiful little gift shop is home to exquisite art and whimsical handmade treasures to celebrate everyday life! come meet owner/artist Paula Aucoin-Camus and enjoy her collection of finely detailed paintings that capture the natural beauty that surrounds her in vivd colors and rich textures. The charming acadian village she calls home gives this self taught artist endless material to work with, from peaceful scenes of moored fishing boats to breathtaking seascapes and landscapes. Painting has proven to be only one of Paula's talents, she is also an accomplished stained glass artisan; the high quality of her work shines through in her unique designs, including sun catchers, lamps, jewellery and other one of a kind pieces. A most recent addition to this artists repertoire has been her collection of fully articulate mohair teddies, primitive dolls, formed stitcheries and pillows. Cape Rouge Primitives, a division of Seasonal Treasures, showcases this ever increasing popular line of handmade whimsies. the shop is also proud to feature a gathering of other maritime made goods, such as hooked rugs by Paula's mom Therese, copper with silver jewellery, altered art pendants, pottery, handcrafted soaps and creative recylcing products like journals, frames, mirrors and birdhouses just to name a few. no mass production here, just unique quality arts and crafts; Handmade - because it matters! Come in, meet the artist and take home a treasure!

Sunset Art Gallery & Gift Studio

Come enjoy folk art at its best. Meet Linda and William (the artist) and experience the expression of their gallery. Come and enjoy the naïve, whimsical, colorful and happy creations of many different Nova Scotia artists that we also feature. You can also enjoy The Frog Pong Café on the premises which offers some delicious French pastries and sour dough breads. Along with Organic Fair-trade Just Us Coffee we offer cappuccino, café latte, espresso, Americano and various organic teas. www.sunsetargallery.ca

Festival de l’Escaouette

Acadians in the Chéticamp area are known for making the visitors feel at home and they’re waiting to welcome you. Join us for Le Festival de l’Escaouette, an eight-week (July – August) summertime festival celebrating the area’s rich Acadian culture and traditions with music, dance and theater. We also have a parade on the first Sunday of August.

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