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Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant

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Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator | Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant

Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant

2.5 star property

8.2/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
10003 Hwy 105, Nyanza, NS, B0E 1B0

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre3 min drive
  • Popular LocationGilbert H. Grosvenor Hall10 min drive
  • Popular LocationBras d'Or Lakes and Watershed Interpretive Centre10 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Nyanza, Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant is on a lake. Gilbert H. Grosvenor Hall and Kidston Island Lighthouse are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Mary Harper Nature Reserve and Seven Falls Nature Reserve.

What's nearby

  • Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre - 3 min drive
  • Gilbert H. Grosvenor Hall - 10 min drive
  • Bras d'Or Lakes and Watershed Interpretive Centre - 10 min drive
  • Kidston Island Beach Ferry - 10 min drive
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Sydney, NS (YQY) - 74 min drive


  • Red Barn Gift Shop & Restaurant - 16 min walk
  • Big Spruce Brewing - 2 min drive
  • Baddeck Lobster Supper - 9 min drive
  • Herring Choker Deli - 11 min walk
  • McCurdy's Dining Room - Silver Dart Lodge - 8 min drive

About this property

Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant

Motel by the lake
A free breakfast buffet, a terrace, and a coffee shop/cafe are just a few of the amenities provided at Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant. This motel is a great place to bask in the sun with beachfront dining. The onsite restaurant, Cape Breton Fried Chicken, features local and international cuisine and brunch. In addition to a garden and laundry facilities, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • Barbecue grills, coffee/tea in the lobby, and luggage storage
  • Meeting rooms
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the dining options, overall value, and helpful staff
Room features
All 53 rooms boast comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi. Guests reviews speak well of the clean rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily
  • A bar/lounge
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • A restaurant
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Restaurants on site

  • Cape Breton Fried Chicken

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • In-room refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool


  • Laundry facilities
  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms


  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • On a lake
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • No elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV with cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age: 19


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators

Property is also known as

Trailsman Motel Nyanza
Trailsman Lodge Nyanza
Trailsman Nyanza
Trailsman Lodge
Trailsman & Restaurant Nyanza
Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant Motel
Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant Nyanza
Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant Motel Nyanza

Frequently asked questions

Does Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant?

As of Mar 23, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant on Mar 24, 2023 start from $87.41, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

What time is check-out at Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant located?

Situated in Nyanza, this beach motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Bras d'Or Lake and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre. Mary Harper Nature Reserve and Gilbert H. Grosvenor Hall are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant and receive a full refund?

Yes, Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Trailsman Lodge & Restaurant cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.



Very Good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 230 out of 592 reviews" "
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Rating 6 - Okay. 92 out of 592 reviews" "
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Rating 4 - Poor. 21 out of 592 reviews" "
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Rating 2 - Terrible. 15 out of 592 reviews" "
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4/10 Poor


Business traveler, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We arrived and the office was closed, with a phone call we got a key for the room the heat was turned off, room was freezing cold.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

8/10 Good


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It’s good
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great spot at the beginning or end of the cabot trail. Breakfast was good and delicious coffee. Next time we'd book a room with water view though
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

8/10 Good


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Location was nice and easy to access. room was comfortable. Washroom needs updating
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

8/10 Good


Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Nice quiet spot easy to find
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Dianne, Waterloo

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We met Mack the owner. Checkin was quick and easy. Large screen tv was nice. Lake view was awesone. Breakfast was bland but filling. Room was basic but clean with a nice bed & bathroom. Hwy traffic was noisy til 11pm and started up again at 7am. We'd stay there again!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
It was a very nice motel good location and nice people
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

8/10 Good


Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
very quiet and friendly , nice having breakfast included , price was reasonable
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

General hotel information

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Nearest Airport
Sydney, NS (YQY)
10003 Hwy 105, Nyanza, NS