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Hillsdale House Inn

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   519 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Wantage, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were booked here for 2 nights and would have liked a third as there is so much of interest to see and do here. The house is beautiful, set in lovely grounds with three parlours and lovely antique furniture everywhere. We had a moderate size bedroom overlooking the front of the house with a small narrow bathroom behind with... More

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Batesville, Mississippi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were very impressed with the quiet graciousness of this historical Inn. The rooms are well appointed and the parlors were decorated with antiques appropriate for the house. The veranda was a wonderful place for tea in the late evening and overlooked well kept grounds and beautiful flowers. Breakfast began with delightful homemade muffins and homemade jellies.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I love the Annapolis Royal area and was very happy with our stay at Hillsdale House. The Owens are very friendly and there to help make you stay wonderful. We found the room to be lovely very clean and very comfortable. We will defiantly be coming back again.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This inn was excellent. Great location within walking distance of Historic Gardens and Fort Anne. The accommodations were lovely and clean. Beautiful living rooms/parlours with a terrific display of a variety of art. There was ample outdoor seating where we had a lovely rest after a day of walking about town. The breakfast was delicious. I would highly recommend this... More

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Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights at the Hillsdale House while on a trip through the Maritime provinces. It is what a B&B is meant to be: a great place to sleep with a wonderful breakfast. The location is convenient to local attractions and the room was very clean and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious! After our second night we had to leave... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We came to Annapolis Royal because it was close to Kejimkujik National Park, a place where we wanted to hike. We stayed there longer than expected because of this Inn and the Proprietors and Staff, as well as the town itself. In fact, I left a bit of my heart back there. This Inn is beautifully furnished in antiques but... More

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Hillsdale1859, Owner at Hillsdale House Inn, responded to this review

Your comments are most gracious and positive reinforcement for us that we have achieved what we always strive to do in providing a memorable experience at our Inn. Thanks so much. More

Victoria, BC
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Our room was large and comfortable. But we arrived the night before Hurricane Arthur, so had only experienced one night out of four with electricity and a hot shower. Nevertheless, our hosts were game for the challenge and were still able to offer us tasty breakfasts, by candlelight no less! The hosts, Paul and Val, had to work extra-hard, cooking... More

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Hillsdale1859, Owner at Hillsdale House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your generous feedback. Without a doubt the loss of power presented a few challenges, but that is where you count on your experience to kick in to be able to adapt to the situation. Being without the usual modern conveniences gave us the opportunity to get to know guests like yourselves who braved the situation even... More

campdad
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We recently left the beautiful town of Annapolis Royal. An absolutely quaint town and the Hillsdale is a perfect spot to stay. Almost next door to the Historic Gardens...a must! And then a short walk to Fort Anne...another must...and to shops and restaurants. The owners gave us great suggestions for eating and to the Delaps Cove trail for hiking...which is... More

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Hillsdale1859, Owner at Hillsdale House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful feedback. We enjoyed having your family with us, and in particular how much your daughter enjoyed playing with Arthur. We are fortunate to have great gardens and spaces for everyone to relax or play while staying with us. We hope you can return sometime in the near future. More

Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

We visited in June and thought the Hillsdale House Inn was outstanding. Very nice rooms, friendly hosts and a lovely breakfast. The garden is a nice place to relax after some sightseeing. A perfect place to stay within an easy walk for restaurants and the local pub.

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Hillsdale1859, Owner at Hillsdale House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your comments. We are very fortunate that our property provides a park-like setting within our small town. More

Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

There were 5 of us visiting in June 2014 , staying for one night. We were greeted by friendly Paul and showed us to our rooms. Very clean, large and new bathrooms. Beds were small singles and there was enough room for double beds in our room so I hope they change their beds. Breakfast was delicious and service was... More

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Hillsdale1859, Owner at Hillsdale House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Just as a point of clarification, although the rooms in the attached Carriage House section were more recently created, that part of the building is in fact the original Carriage House. More

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Address: 519 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Annapolis Royal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hillsdale House Inn 3.5*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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Our distinctive inn is located in historic Annapolis Royal minutes from one of the oldest European settlements in the New World, Port Royal. Built as an Inn in 1859 the Hillsdale House has catered to many famous persons, including George V of England in 1884. The Inn has a long standing tradition of providing gracious accommodations set in idyllic surroundings. Our 13 guest rooms are all individually decorated with antiques and all have private en-suite baths. The property offers an estate setting on 12 acres of land with mature trees, manicured lawns, and fine gardens. ... more   less 
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