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Colby House Bed & Breakfast

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10 Park Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 4W4, Canada
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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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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Bed and Breakfast was welcoming - like coming home. Our rooms were not big but very comfortable, very clean and nicely decorated. Our breakfast the next morning was beautifully served and very tasty. We have nothing but great memories of our stay. Our hosts were very attentive to all little details.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in Aug 2015 for a single night. Room is spacious, with washer & dryer that we needed the most that night. Bev made great breakfast and we all loved it. Will definitely stay here if we're going to visit Sydney again.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at Colby house while in town for a family wedding. We stayed in the park apartments, the house across from the B&B, and it was the perfect size for us and our 10 month old son. The apartment is large and has everything we needed including a Washer and Dryer. Both the houses and gardens... More 

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Montreal
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little B&B near the heart of Sydney. I was a bit wary of staying in a B&B because I didn't want to make endless small talk with strangers, but the hosts were very kind and accommodating, showing us the room, recommending restaurants, and then leaving us to it. The house is a short walk from the waterfront and near... More 

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Edson, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Nova Scotia and we loved it! We booked our accommodations as we went and wanted to experience bed & breakfast's. This is the best way to get to know the people and stay in places just like home. Bev and her family went above and beyond to make sure our stay with them met... More 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Colby House B&B in July 2015 and it was the best of many B&Bs we have stayed at in Canada & USA. Great rooms, great breakfasts and very helpful owner. If we returned to Sydney, we would stay no where else.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here after coming around the Cabot Trail. Perfect location to move on to Louisbourg or the Bras d'Or Lakes. Our room was very nice and the whole house was quiet. Breakfast was delicious. They certainly deserve the high rating.

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Victoria, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Pafford Suite. It was perfect. It was like a private apartment filled with everything you could possibly need or want. The staff was very friendly and the breakfast was delicious. They definitely do not want you to leave hungry. They were also very helpful in giving dinner recommendations. The price was very reasonable and we will... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We stayed in Sydney NS as Mrs BString is from Sydney Australia. TripAdvisor reviewers said go to Colby House and that is what we did. Bev and Gordon are genuinely kindhearted folk. They care that each guest should leave with a good impression of their charming house and they go out of their way to make sure that you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Is it possible to give six Tripadvisor dots for a property? Quick summary: this place sets a very high standard by which I will measure all B & B's.in the future...and more than a few luxury properties. Tops in comfort, ambiance, and hospitality. Delicious gourmet breakfasts. We stayed five nights while touring Cape Breton Island. This Victorian house is beautifully... More 

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