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Colby House Bed & Breakfast

Certificate of Excellence
10 Park Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 4W4, Canada
Colby House Bed & Breakfast

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chatham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an exceptional B & B. The house, located on a quiet street in Sydney, is handsome and immaculately maintained. The bed was one of the most comfortable we slept on during our trip, and the breakfast, cooked by our hostess Bev, featured a delicious fruit crumble for openers, followed by one of the best omelets I've ever had;... More 

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Colby House was our favorite B&B of the trip. Very quiet neighborhood but close to the Main Street and downtown, wonderful house and a bonus is Park House across the road owned by the same people, which even offers apartments for the price of a room. Highly recommend.

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toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in many very nice B&Bs over the years but Colby House is by far the best. We stayed in a beautifully appointed and immaculately kept first floor suite, with a full kitchen, living room with fireplace, and very nice quiet bedroom. While time and weather did not allow for taking full advantage of the kitchen facilities and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far the best B&B I have ever stayed in. The rooms are immaculate with careful attention to detail such as providing all the little things one might forget when traveling. Breakfast was superb. It made me look forward to getting up in the morning even after attending late night functions. The hosts were caring and made us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Loverly host Bev and Gordon provided nice facilities in this very smart house with excellent breakfast and information provided, most enjoyable thank you both and we would recommend to any British traveller.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

What great hosts and what a beautiful place! After a day of tiring travel, our hosts went way out of their way to accommodate our need to bring dinner in. And we had a wonderful time talking wine, Europe, Acadian history, and all things Cape Breton. The Colby House is even more beautiful inside, and great attention has been given... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We came to Sydney as a part of our honeymoon and spent four nights in the MacLellan room. We had originally intended to be there for just two nights, but circumstances made us change plans. Bev and Gordon were incredibly kind and accommodating and made our stay better than we could ever have imagined. The room was beautifully set up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Recently spent two nights at Colby House and have to say it's perfect. I don't think our stay could have been more pleasant or enjoyable than it was. The owners, Gordon and Bev are two of the nicest people you could ever wish to meet. Very friendly and just good people to spend time with. Totally enjoyed a very nice... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We stayed in the MacLellan room for a marvellous three nights, it did not disappoint - bright, clean, airy and with beautiful linens; wish we could have stayed longer. Bev and Gordon were perfect hosts and made us very welcome, we really felt like family. Take their advice and make sure you take the trip to Louisburg and dress warmly.... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Wonderful people and a wonderful environment. I arrived in Sydney without a place to stay or a friend to greet me. I was greeted at Colby House with open arms and felt like I was home immediately. Extremely helpful owners, delicious breakfast and a short walk to downtown and the harbor. Highly recommend you look into the place.

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