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Glenora Inn & Distillery

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Route 19 / Ceilidh Trail, Nova Scotia B0E 1X0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thought it would be fun to stay in a distillery, so we did the whole thing - took the distillery tour, stayed in the inn, and had dinner in the dining room. The tour was interesting but the distillery doesn't operate at this time of year so we could see the equipment but none of it was in action; tour... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Knowing the people who conceived the idea of a Cape Breton distillery as well as the present owners it took me quite a while to pay a visit. We did the tour which was straight forward and well done. We also stayed the night. All was very nice in a very nice setting. But, it was the food that really... More

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Halifax, Canada
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273 reviews 273 reviews
113 hotel reviews
466 helpful votes 466 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Prior to taking their distillery tour, my wife and I enjoyed their afternoon ceilidh (1-3pm daily) while having a light snack. We had the seafood chowder (haddock, clams, and scallops) in a light cream broth. Thankfully there were few potatoes, but the taste of the haddock dominated, making it taste more like a fish than a seafood chowder. The fresh... More

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Gloucester, UK
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Room options seem to be chalets or rooms in the main building - ours was one of the latter. Room was fine. Functional more than anything but clean, pleasant and spacious enough for a stopover. Best part of this for me was excellent food in the main restaurant, a decent selection of beers and ales and live folk music (a... More

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in August after recommendations from friends. Despite the not so great weather it was a lovely small inn attached to the distillery with nice grounds and atmosphere. We had large comfortable room and a great evening meal.

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34 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was great! food was excellent, Music is played in the pub 1-3pm and 8-10. it reallyput you in the mood with dinner. Our lunches were excellent and would eat there again. the Whiskey tour was informative, fun and the tour guide will give you a chuckle. The admission is $7 but they give you a taste of the... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not stay here but chose it as our lunch destination. Do yourself a big favour and order the Gluten Free Chocolate Cake....made with quinoa.....it is the best desert ever made. Seriously!! The house merlot was also very, very good. I will be back!!

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Fort McMurray, Alberta
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't use Inn for accomodations. Went for lunch, a tour and bought some whiskey. The tour was $7 and lasted about 30 minutes. We went into two building, attached by a pedway, to see the process of distilling and history of their equipment; very interesting and informative. Tour guide mentioned, several times, the storage of the casks, it would have... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the Chalets, which I would give five stars, the motel three to four. The property is beautiful, and the view from the chalets unparalleled. The excellent restaurant, with music, on grounds, is a plus.

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51 hotel reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We did not stay at the Inn, we only did the tour and a dinner. Review: Good, not the best Service: very friendly and accommodating, yet in-experienced Food: good quality, not so good execution. (steak as the number one recommendation) ordered medium-rare, arrived medium-well. The lobster trio: the sushi part was "Inedible".. The other two bland taste. Wine list has... More

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Address: Route 19 / Ceilidh Trail, Nova Scotia B0E 1X0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Glenora Inn And Distillery
Glenora Inn & Distillery Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

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