Old Grand Narrows Hotel B&B Grand Narrows, NS, Nova Scotia
The Grand Narrows Hotel B&B, circa 1887, is located on the Bras d'Or Lakes, Cape Breton. Rooms have private baths w/ exceptional water views. Conveniently located in central Cape Breton makes it the ideal home-base for traveling around the Island.

Surrounding Area

The Grand Narrows Hotel is conveniently located in central Cape Breton making it the ideal home-base for traveling to many of the Island's destinations Standing prominently on the eastern shores of the Barra Strait on the Bras d'Or Lakes, the Hotel is intrinsically tied to the rich history and culture of the area and is an enduring testament to the era in which it rose. Local scottish dances, Gaelic learning, and Scottish museum are only a stones throw away. Highland Village Museum, and Feis an Eilien are only a 5 min drive.



We are located on the Bras d'Or lakes, nestled between the lake and a backyard pond. The B&B consists of 3 floors, main areas on first, rooms on second, and five future rooms on the third floor. We have a large first and second floor deck for our guests to relax and take in the peaceful surroundings and beautiful sunsets over the hills of Iona.

Bell Room

Map & Directions

11 Derby Point Road, Grand Narrows, NS, Nova Scotia B1T1E1

Only 3.5 hours from Halifax airport. Located on route 223 in Cape Breton Island.

Points of Interest
Old Grand Narrows Hotel B&B
Derby Point Rd, Cape Breton, NS, Canada

Rates & Availability

2013 Season

Rates are from $70-$90 a night, includes breakfast.

Rates are from $70-$90 a night, includes breakfast.

*Please contact advertiser for rates & availability for your travel dates.


The B&B provides breakfast daily for its guests. Just a stroll down the road you will find a Convenience/Liquor Store for any amenities and refreshments. Across the water at the Highland Heights you will find a dining room serving lunch and dinner. Further down the road is Rosie's takeout for fastfood dishes. There is free wireless internet access at the B&B, however, a CAP site is located in Iona for internet users. The local Legion is only a 5 min drive in Iona, they have weekly friday night suppers, and the ocasional dance. The Christmas Island firehall is a 5 min drive, the Feis an Eilian holds its Scottish concerts and dances here.

Room Amenities
  • Hairdryer
  • High Speed Internet
  • Telephone - Free Local Calls

  • Fax Machine
  • Internet Access
  • Free


Our B&B offers 4 bedrooms, each with private ensuite baths. Alexander Graham Bell was a frequent visitor to the hotel in its hayday - stay in his room during your stay! The front rooms, Bell Room and MacLennan Room, are our largest rooms. They are on the front of the building overlooking the lake. They also have large 5 piece baths. The MacNeil room is a smaller cozy room on the back of the building, catching the morning sunrises with a 4 piece bath. The MacDougall room is on the back of the building overlooking the pond, with a 5 piece bath. All rooms have Queen beds, with the exceptiong of the MacDougall Room which has a Double.

Sunset from Hotel front

Policies & Restrictions

Check in or call by 4pm please. No pets please.

MacLennan Room


Elaine Mac neil

Listing # RA-1204938

Starting at:
USD $55.69 per night
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