Where sandy beaches, Celtic music and Gaelic culture are all around you!

On Route 19, the Ceilidh Trail, Inverness County, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia!
(902) 945-2356

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We prefer phone inquiries if a prompt reply is required.

(902) 945-2605

Hours of Operation
Daily 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Atlantic Time

Postal Mail
Mabou River Inn
David Cameron
PO Box 255, 19 Southwest Ridge Rd
Mabou, Cape Breton,
Nova Scotia, Canada
B0E 1X0

- Reservations are Recommended - 

 How to Find Us

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We are located half way up the western coast of Cape Breton Island in the village of Mabou. Our property fronts on Route 19 while our park lot access is from Southwest Ridge Rd., just 50 metres off the main highway, Route 19. It is adjacent to The Mother of Sorrows Shrine.

If arriving by car from the mainland- Follow Route 104 to the Canso Causeway. Upon arriving on the Island there is a Visitor Information Centre immediately on your right in Port Hastings. There is a traffic rotary where you should take the first exit to the left which is Route 19, the Ceilidh Trail. Continue north on Route 19 approximately 55 km (45 minutes). We are 10 minutes north of Port Hood. There is a sign for the Inn just before you get into the village of Mabou as well as another on our property at the intersection of Route 19 and Southwest Ridge Rd.

If arriving from Sydney, Baddeck or other points along Route 105, take 105 to Whycocomagh. There you will go west on Route 252 which goes from Whycocomagh to Mabou. (Watch for the left turn to stay on 252 about 8 minutes from Whycocomagh.) Route 252 ends at Route 19 at the north end of the village of Mabou. Turn left at the stop sign, South on Route 19. We will be about 1 km down the road. Watch for our sign and property on the left.

If arriving by bus or shuttle - You can take Acadian Lines Bus Lines or the other shuttle operators listed below to Whycocomagh (about a 1/2 hour drive away); if this is the case, please call us in advance and we'll see what can be arranged for making sure you get around.

Acadian Bus Lines (902) 564-5533
MacLean's Minibus (902) 539-2700
Brennan's Shuttle 1-877-847-7267
B&N Shuttle 1 800 330-4223

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