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Glen and Jan were great hosts, combine that with a wonderful home cooked breakfast and the cleanest room made this a memorable experience. We will return on our next trip to the area.

- Jim & Chris, from Gravenhurst On 10 August 2018

Although we only spent one night here we loved every minute of it. Jan helped us get tickets for the Ceilidh Gathering in Baddeck and it was a fantastic two hour event. Breakfast was great. The Cape Breton French Toast was the highlight for me. We had a very comfortable room in a country setting. Thank you.

- Howard and Sandra, from Waterloo 31 July 2017

My husband and I stayed 16 nights at the Auld Farm Inn and I must say it is the best B&B we have stayed at. Jan and Glen are awesome, as is their staff, Wendy and Cheryl. The inn is spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The breakfasts are second to none. Each morning you are able to choose....no, let me reword that....privileged to choose what you desire. I have had too many breakfasts served to me at B&Bs that have been disappointing. I ate what was put in front of me and was offered no choice at all. Not so at The Auld. Jan and Glen offer a wonderful variety of food each morning. From cold cereal, to muffins, scones, cinnamon buns, toast, with the usual peanut butter, jams and either margarine or butter, hot cereal, varieties of yogurt, choice of fruit juices, fresh fruits Jan lovingly prepares each morning, variety of teas and your preference of decaf, half caf or the full petrol...caffeinated coffee. PLUS each morning offers a wonderful hot dish. Jan and Glen far surpassed mine and my husband's expectations on every level and when it came to the hot dish....Jan surprised us in her abilities. Most of our stay...those 16 nights....did not duplicate the hot dish. Jan works hard to ensure the happiness of the warm bellies of those at her dining room tables. Have I missed anything food wise?? Each day was a joy to rise to their smiling faces and pleasantries...and a wonderful breakfast where I could choose what I wanted and how much I wanted. The Inn has a lovely lounge area where one can choose to chat, watch tv, read or simply watch the humming birds return over and over again to one of the three feeders at the window. On the oversized veranda is a lovely upholstered swing to relax on, or the patio table with padded chairs. Glen and Jan have a vast knowledge of the island, and what they don't know, they are quick to find out for you. You are welcome to tea, coffee and hot chocolate throughout the day and evening,and there is a plate of cookies for your enjoyment. Our room (#3) was very comfortable and spacious and there was lots of room to store our many belongings, which grew over the 16 days from our shopping adventures. I had wondered how I would feel about the bathroom being across the passage, but it worked out well. Not one complaint. As well, the bathroom was lovely, large and bright. The windows at the inn were unique as well. You could open them so that even in a rain storm the rain would not enter...unless a severe wind happened to be blowing in the wrong direction. :) It was so nice to have the fresh air circulating throughout the room. To finish my review, I have to address the new addition...KC, the pup. Lovely dog! Still being trained..and Jan and Glen are very conscientious about KC's presence with guests in light of this. They are very considerate of their guests. They work hard each day and always take the necessary time to spend with KC and continue on with her training. All the best in your efforts guys...it will pay off...one day. :) It will, honestly! Glad to have met you Jan and Glen and look forward to seeing you again!!

- Judi Splint, from Canada 3 July 2014

Magnifique maison. Les chambres sont confortables et les petits-déjeuners savoureux. Les hôtes sont absolument charmants et attentionnés. Une très belle adresse !

- Michèle & family M., from Normandie-France 10 September 2013

We really enjoyed our 4 days here, as a base for exploring Cape Breton. The room was immaculate and freshened daily to high standards. Jan and Glenn were helpful booking a ceilidh evening for us in town and providing information about places of interest and restaurants. The buffet breakfasts were delicious, the living room was welcoming and relaxing. We'd happily stay here again.

- Maureen & Brian Lowery, from Surrey, BC 25 July 2013

My husband, mom and I spent four nights at the Auld Farm B&B. We had an excellent stay. Jan and Glen were wonderful and very friendly hosts. The accommodations were excellent - nice spacing and very clean. And the breakfasts were very tasty and filling. Jan and Glen went the extra mile in assisting us with our sightseeing adventures. We would highly recommend this Bed and Breakast.

- Carol, from Centre Hall, Pennsylvania 4 August 2012

We spent a wonderful 4 nights at this B&B. Our room was very comfortable, clean and well looked after during our stay. The breakfasts were very good and we enjoyed the many different dishes that were presented during our stay. Jan and Glenn were exceptional hosts. We enjoyed meeting and visiting with them and other guests in the dinning room and living room each evening. The farm was very quiet at night and the grounds were very well kept. We enjoyed the views and relaxing on their veranda. We did not want to leave!

- Le-Roy & Jill, from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada 15 October 2011

We stayed at Auld Inn for two nights in August. Our room was private, clean and near the driveway for easy access to the car. There were many other rooms upstairs in the inn. Our hosts were very friendly and assisted us in planning our tour around the Cabot Trail. They were very accommodating(we brought our own BBQ and we cooked dinner and ate on the veranda). Guests met in the lovely living room to chat in the evening and the breakfast was absolutely delicious. If we ever get back to Baddeck - we'll plan to stay at Auld Inn again.

- Patty and Mervyn, from Ontario, Canada 14 October 2011

Jan and Glenn were wonderful hosts and their B&B a delightful place to stay. It is meticulously clean, the rooms are spacious, and breakfast is delicious.

- Sharon, from Chesapeake, Virginia 13 December 2010

This was one of the very nicest and cleanest B & Bs that we stayed in in the Maritimes. It was wonderful. Jan & Glen Vickers were very friendly. Their Inn is very clean and inviting. The breakfasts were delicious. It is incredibly peaceful but still close enough to reach the center of Baddeck or the highway quickly. You will enjoy your stay at the Auld Farm Inn.

- Ariane & Paul, from Rhode Island 12 August 2010

Feels like home - abroad. I have stayed at the Auld Farm B&B recently and it was a pleasure stay. From the warm welcome to the great room with good bed and the kind hospitality it felt like home. I received great tips on spots to visit and all the help I needed in getting my vacation experience to a maximum! They have been excellent hosts and I absolutely like to recommend everyone in the Cape Breton area to consider this B&B !!! Not to forget the kind conversations and the excellent breakfast in this gem of a B&B...

- Marco Pfeiffer, from Frankfurt Area, Germany 10 October 2009

One of the best BnBs we stayed in during our Eastern Canada tour: friendly, informative hostess; clean and tastefully decorated home, filling breakfast, excellent location from which to start the cabot trail. no regrets

- Deborah, from Saskatchewan, Canada 10 July 2009

Just got back from Cape Breton Island visiting relatives and friends While touring the Cabot Trail and visiting the historic Village of Baddeck. My wife and I (age 60's) had the enjoyable pleasure of staying at the Auld Farm and Inn for two nights and cannot begin to say enough nice things about this B&B, its host, and the staff. I am retired and my military instinct does not permit me to be flowery in through an essay-type format so my wife has agreed that we should put the B&B's positve items down in point form in order to compliment Jan, while at the same time assist, assist other travellers / tourists to the area of Baddeck. We do hope the following help any traveller looking for good, clean and guaranteed accommodation. By the way, my wife and I both agree that we could find negative to say about the Auld Farm Inn and BB. Good luck with your new found business Jan.

-Jan Vickers is a super host, recently from Scotland, but is very knowledgeable and informative about Baddeck, the Cabot Trail, and Cape Breton Island -She is always busy, while continually taking the time to assist any guest requests or needs, no matter how young or old -Jan's a good cook and the breakfast is a great day-starter for men, fresh fruit, really good coffee, french toast served one day with delicious bacon and scrambled eggs the next -Cleanliness, this B&B is spotless, a 10+ -The staff is very friendly and always willing to answer questions and accommodate your stay -Experienced and/or weary travellers will appreciate the large, ensuite bathrooms, great showers, and soft (mountain) water to wash away the day's road dirt -Too watch the various species of birds and wildlife is fantastic, we watched a racoon raid Jan's bird feeder at night, a great photo opportunity -B&B is located in a terrific highway location, with easy off / easy on access to Hwy #105 (Exit 8) -Centrally located, a definite hub accommodation location to return to, while touring the Cabot Trail, in whole or in part, with a starting point choice from either the east side or the west side of the trail -Approximately a 1-hour drive to the Newfoundland ferry, located in North Sydney if you are catching the ferry to Newfoundland the following day, - the same is true on the return from Newfoundland -Located on the fringe of the Village of Baddeck, without paying the higher prices for a B&B stay within the village -Nice short, scenic drive along the harbour to and from Baddeck (watch for the bald eagles following the harbour tour boats) -Within 5 minutes of Bell Bay Golf Course (located along the harbour drive into the village, great twilight rates and enough sun to do eighteen holes)

Pete And Cathy Jobe

July 08, 2009

- Peter Jobe, from Barrie, ON 8 July 2009

Fran, we enjoyed our stay at your b&b. It's like staying with family, only better! Food was scrumptious and Fran was very helpful, whenever we needed questions answered. We recommend this b&b to everyone! Thanks for the memories!

- Wendy McKelvey, 7 August 2008

Enjoyed the visit..close to the Cabot Trail..enjoyed the sail on the lake....daytrip to Louisburg Fortress...good location for a vacation..and yes breakfast Very GOOD.

- J Scott, from Yarmouth NS 18 December 2007

 
 

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