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Colby House Bed & Breakfast

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10 Park Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 4W4, Canada
Colby House Bed & Breakfast
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 469 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in early July and the experience was one of the best of my life. The rooms are so beautiful. The food was beyond fantastic! The hosts were personable, friendly and truly interested in us and in making our holiday spectacular. I would love to be able to come again to this wonderful bed and breakfast!

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights in this charming Victorian style home. Beverly and Gord were impeccable hosts. We were in MacLellan Room which is very attractive and comfortable. My only discomfort was car noise in the evening and in the morning hours which limited my sleep. Breakfasts were creative and delicious. Located in pleasant old neighbourhood in walking distance from downtown.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hosts were lovely and very helpful on local suggestions. The breakfasts were great. Bev and Gordon have a wonderful B&B and take excellent care of it. The rooms were very quiet and comfortable. We would repeat our stay there if in Sydney again.

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Chesapeake
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights while exploring this end of Nova Scotia. The B&B is located in a quite residential area inland from downtown Sydney. Not too much else seemed to be in the immediate vicinity. We reserved one of their smaller rooms, and it was small but adequate. The hosts were gregarious and the they made an occasion of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was absolutely beautiful and had every comfort. Couldn't have asked for a more perfect getaway. Amazing breakfasts and the bed was a little piece of heaven. Loved it and will certainly go back.

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

This B&B was amazing. It's a great location if you are travelling in the southern part of Cape Breton Island as it is close to the centre of Sydney, but also close to the highway. The hosts were very friendly and kind, and provided useful advice on the area and other places to stay while travelling in Cape Breton. The... More 

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 June 18, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

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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