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The Tidal Life Guesthouse

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9568 Cedar Street | Maitland, Maitland, Nova Scotia B0N1T0, Canada
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The Tidal Life Guesthouse
Ranked #3 of 5 Maitland B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lynden, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The B&B is in a beautifully restored and decorated old captain's house. Our room (the Blue room) was comfortable, clean and quiet. I could go on about the house (better than most B&Bs), but what really impressed us about our stay was the proprietor. He's a friendly, interesting guy and an excellent ambassador for the local area and we thoroughly... More

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Our family stayed at this B&B as part of our tidal bore rafting adventure. We were so pleased to be able to stay at a very special farm house so close to the River Runners. The proprietors are very warm and welcoming. The house is perfectly clean and large. My husband and I slept in he Blue room which has... More

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Hacketts Cove, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed for two nights at the Tidal Life Guesthouse. We were so impressed with this amazing heritage home, the gourmet breakfast, the property and getting to know our hosts...well travelled story tellers. Bing's eatery is a must for healthy, delicious food choices....Saturday entertainment was a delight. We loved the history, people, architecture and warmth of the village. Beautiful countryside... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

What a fun place to stay! Your hosts will charm you with the history of the house, their dogs, their art and of course the wonderful breakfast. The room and bathroom were very clean and had everything we needed. The living room had all sorts of games and books. Make sure you eat at Bing's at least once during your... More

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Epsom, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We spent just one night here and loved this wonderfully charming, historic house with quirky touches and art everywhere. We met Kelly at his restaurant and then let ourselves in to the house. Louis and Armstrong (Kelly's dogs) stole our hearts & that was before Kelly told us how he had rescued them both!! We used the back deck and... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

After three weeks of traveling big city's this was so peaceful.This was the first week it was open after being closed for the winter. When we arrived (mothers day) the owner Kelly was busy working in the only restaurant in town (which he also owns) . Kelly made us feel right at home, The house is old and rustic and... More

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Tall Timbers, Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

there was lots to like---a large room, modern bathroom, art on every inch of wallspace, books galore to browse, tasty breakfast, accommodating hosts. Don't expect to find much to do in Maitland, however, and there was only one restaurant, which was fine. We stayed here because it was close to our river rafting excursion the next day. If you want... More

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Simcoe, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of days after a seven day whirlwind tour of Cape Breton Island in a 21 foot motor home. By then we needed some R&R and space. This place definitely fit the bill. After only an hour or two we had amorphisized with the house. Its a 150 year old Farm house... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Lovely village, lovely house, lovely room, lovely welcome. Best drinking water found on a 5 week trip to Canada. (Much better than I have to drink at home, but that's not difficult.)

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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

This isn't your floral chintz B & B, but instead is a rambling house filled with quirky, unexpected touches. Pluses are a great breakfast, a lounge for guests with comfortable sofas and chairs (and lots of board games), books you'd never come across anywhere else (I spent some time with the story of a Nova Scotian sailor), and a host... More

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kelbing, Owner at The Tidal Life Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay! Just to clarify a few points. The house has more than three full washrooms, only one is designated per room. No one ever has to share a washroom, we take bookings based on that alone. Also, this house is 150 year old heritage home, so it doesn’t have... More

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Address: 9568 Cedar Street | Maitland, Maitland, Nova Scotia B0N1T0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Maitland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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The Tidal Life Guesthouse is a laid back and eclectic house built in the 1850's. It caters to all walks of life, is situated on 13 acres of lush wetlands, and boasts three distinct rooms. ... more   less 
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