Previously known as Plaster Cove, Port Hasting is the first town situated on Cape Breton Island, for those traveling down highway 104 from the main island. Port Hastings is located on the east side of the Canso Causeway. The construction of the Canso Causeway, which was finalized in 1955, helped Port Hastings become a railway junction.

After the Second World War, Port Hastings developed numerous motels and gas stations, and a tourist information centre. Tourism in Port Hastings is focused mainly on automobiles. Port Hastings centralized all its new developments around its large traffic circle, which acts as an interchange with highway 105, highway 19 and highway 4. Port Hastings is home to the 'Gut of Canso' Museum, dedicated to local history, as well as the history of the Canso Causeway. Port Hastings is located 264 km (164 mi.) from Halifax.

Port Hastings accommodations include motels, inns, bed and breakfasts and cottages.

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Econo Lodge MacPuffin
Econo Lodge MacPuffin
373 Highway #4
Port Hastings
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We are located overlooking the Strait of Canso, the deepest natural harbour in North America. Families will enjoy the Port Hastings Boardwalk and the Ceilidh's at the Creamery, offering storytelling, singing and dancing to traditional Scottish or Irish music.
Distances To...
Airport:  147km
Downtown Port Hastings:  1.7km
Ferry - NFLD:  143km
Downtown Sydney:  134km
Hearthstone Inn
Hearthstone Inn
388 Hwy 4
Port Hastings
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This hotel in Port Hawkesbury offers free Wi-Fi and air conditioned rooms with a 27-inch cable TV. It features a restaurant and free on-site parking. A microwave, fridge, and tea/coffee maker are in the hotel's rooms. Each comes with heating and a carpeted floor. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer. This hotel offers newspapers and baggage storage is available.
Cape Breton Causeway Inn Hotel Port Hastings 21 Old Victoria Rd Request Info
Capeway Motel Hotel Port Hastings 84 Hwy 19
Skye Lodge Hotel Port Hastings 160 Hwy 4 Request Info

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