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Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages

260 Water Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Shelburne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually didn't intend to stay in Shelburne only visit the historic port. Car broke down outside of Shelburne and had to find a place to stay. Got a ride (with family) to Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages and the owners / operators couldn't have been nicer. They actually offered to lend us their car, on a number of occasions, to save... More

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Grimsby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I, and three kids (aged 16,6,6) stayed at Mackenzie's on our summer holiday to visit our folks in Shelburne, coordinating with my brother's and sister's families who also stayed at Mackenzie's. I booked our reservation with the owner, Sandra, who remembered us from our previous stay in 2009 and was very courteous and helpful over email -... More

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Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an older motel so don't expect anything special. It was central spot, clean & friendly, walking distance to the waterfront. Close to some restaurants by the water. It was a good price for the money.

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Nova Scotia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment I talked to the owner on the phone, to the moment we left the motel, we felt welcome and excited about Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages. The overall memory of the weekend in July, 2014 was very positive. Everything was absolutely spotless, including the shining outdoor pool. The breakfast was filling and fresh. The bed was comfortable and... More

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Prairieville, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mackenzie's was the cleanest, friendliest place to stay! We thoroughly enjoyed our "visit" at this location. We stayed only one night throughout our travels of Nova Scotia, but when we go back, we will definitely stay there again! Highly recommend.

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Halifax, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

What a wonderful place! We drove to Shelburne just as a little get away, and found this quaint little place. The beds are very comfortable, the rooms are clean, and the breakfast was excellent with homemade biscuits and banana bread. I can't say enough great things about Mackenzie's Place. When we come back to Shelburne, this is where we will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed one night in a two bedroom cottage during a local sporting event. accommodations in the area are somewhat limited, but Mackenzie's have a great spot with everything you need for an enjoyable stay. Clean, comfortable and the area is beautiful.

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Hantsport, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Spent the night in one of their suites and we loved it. The bed was comfortable, room was gorgeous and staff were so pleasant. Location was perfect and we will most definitely be returning soon.Everything was well maintained and they take real pride in their business and making you feel at home. We will most definitely be returning. Thanks for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Stayed a weekend at MacKenzie's. The room was clean and comfortable. Beds are comfortable. The staff friendly and helpful. However, you do get a little road noise in the motel part during the day as it's off one of the main roads. Not too bad at night of course as Shelburne is a small town and things die down at... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed in one of the motel rooms and found it to be quite comfortable and it had everything we needed for a good night's rest. The bed was most comfortable. The hostess was very friendly and helpful in giving directions and suggestions for dining. You can easily walk to the downtown and waterfront from the motel. Your walk will... More

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Address: 260 Water Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Shelburne
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Also Known As:
Mackenzies Hotel Shelburne
Mackenzie's Motel And Cottages Shelburne, Nova Scotia

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MacKenzie's has been family-owned for decades and offers the best of Nova Scotia's intimate cottages, affordable motel and luxury suites in a park-like, brook-side setting in a great location in the centre of town... something for every taste and budget! Free breakfast and wireless internet is included in all rooms. ... more   less 
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