Cabot Trail Backpackers Hostel Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia
A clean, cozy hostel offering budget accommodations, surrounded by the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Located at the halfway point of the Cabot Trail. Nearby activties include whale watching, hiking, kayaking, sailing. 10 minute walk to beach.

Surrounding Area

The Cabot Trail Hostel is surrounded by the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The park is known for it's spectacular Highlands and Ocean Scenery. Within the Park, several dozen species of rare or threatened plants and animals can be found, as well as old growth forests and small populations of Artic-Alpine plants. An excellent hiking area with trails suitable for all ages and abilities. Pleasant Bay has excellent Whale Watching facilities and is known as the Whale Watching Capital of Cape Breton.

Cabot Trail Hostel


The hostel offers dorm beds in either the 10 bunk dorm or 4 bunk dorm. We also have a Private/Family Room that can sleep up to 5 people and a Private Room with available cot.
Two kitchens are available.
BBQ on one of the decks.
Three bathrooms.
T.V. Room.
Sitting rooms.

10 bed bunkhouse.

Map & Directions

23349 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia

Located on the half way point of the world famous Cabot Trail in the small community of Pleasant Bay.

Points of Interest
Cabot Trail Backpackers
23349 Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Pleasant Bay, NS B0E 2P0, Canada

Nearby Attractions and Services

3 KmCape Breton Highlands National Park
Less than 1 KmWhale Watching
Less than 1 KmRusty Anchor Restaurant
30 KmKayaking
Less than 1 KmGift and Folk Art Shops


Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building. We also provide a computer for guests to use.
We have two spacious decks one of which has a BBQ for your use.

  • Internet Access
  • Free

  • Handicap Accessible

Services Offered

Bikes available for hire for full or part day.
Covered bike storage available.
Board Games and cards available.

4 bunk dorm

Policies & Restrictions

The Cabot Trail Hostel is a No Smoking Facility.
Pets are not permitted.
Children are only permitted to sleep in Private or Family rooms.

Back Kitchen

Other Information

Guests are advised to get their gas and groceries in either Cheticamp or Ingonish as facilities in the town are limited.
There are restaurants within walking distance of the hostel.



Pam O'Toole
Cabot Trail Backpackers

Listing # RA-1204881

Starting at:
USD $22.27 per night
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