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36 Carleton Street, Digby, Nova Scotia B0V 1A0, Canada
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Holdsworth House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 14 Digby B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Margaret and Tony were gracious hosts, accommodating our check in time to correspond to our whale watching tour. Breakfast was outstanding and delicious. Highly recommended for couples and families. Don't miss this chance to reconnect with the past. Great wifi for the kids.

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Newburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is without doubt the most interesting B&B in which we have ever had the pleasure of staying. Margaret and Tony were the perfect hosts, welcoming, friendly and helpful in every way. The house is very old and has been authentically restored with immense care by its owners. The result is a comfortable time capsule that we throughly enjoyed living... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible hosts and a stay that exceeded expectations! We're not usually the Bed and Breakfast kind of people, but we were sold after a couple of friendly chats with Margaret on the phone and through e-mail so we booked the Elizabeth room for 2 nights along with the zodiac whale watching tour (which is run by a separate operator, but... More

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Holdsworth House for 3 nights and enjoyed every minute. We really wished it had been more but will plan another visit in the future. The owners are fantastic people who make you feel so welcome and go above and beyond to make sure your stay with them is amazing. Their home is a living... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My sister and I took a trip to Digby, birthplace of our father to find his original house still standing looking over the beautiful Bay of Fundy. Along the way we were in desperate need of some espresso cappuccino and were delighted to discover Mag Pyes Cafe in Digby. The owners Margaret and Tony also run the most charming B&B... More

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St. Stephen, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The pride, love and care that Margaret and Tony have for their 1783 Holdsworth House and the history that precedes them is evident from the second they open the door to welcome you. I loved having a tour of the house and the history lesson about the Holdsworth family. All of the rooms are quaint and lovely. A friend and... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This historic home and the owners who have lovingly restored it, treated my friend and I to a most wonderful experience this weekend. Holdsworth House (1783 ) has been lovingly preserved and really provided a glimpse into Nova Scotia's past. Coming from the much-younger province of Saskatchewan I really appreciate touching bricks and walls from the 1700's! Margaret and Tony,... More

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Burnaby, BC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

It is difficult to sum up this place. On the one hand, Margaret was unbelievably helpful and hospitable. The breakfasts at Mag Pyes were delicious even though some distance away. But other aspects of our stay were decidedly odd: Chester the aged dog in a diaper in front of the fireplace snarling; Tony in his cups; the mobile home where... More

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maggiemaedigby, Owner at Holdsworth House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our property. I do recall your stay with us, in June, 2013. We do state on our website that the Holdsworth House is "our home". Tony and I do live in the house, and we also have our evening meals in the kitchen. We are offended by the statement of "Tony in his... More

Saint John, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

My sister-in-law and I stayed at Holdsworth House B&B on an overnight trip to Digby on November 8,2013. Tony, Margaret and their doggies: Chester, Bumpy and Doc, exceeded all our expectations. We felt welcomed and at home from the moment we arrived. We opted to stay in the Elizabeth Holdsworth room and found it to be clean, comfortable and cozy.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

My friend and I had selected the Mabel room and it was too bad that we arrived so late in the evening that we didn't appreciate the view and the owners' hospitality until the next morning. We slept well in our twin beds and everything was clean and comfortable, although with only a clawfoot tub in a quaint bathroom with... More

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Address: 36 Carleton Street, Digby, Nova Scotia B0V 1A0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Digby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Holdsworth House Bed And Breakfast Digby, Nova Scotia

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Digby's only 18th century bed and breakfast. 3 Guest rooms all with private en-suite. During your stay at the Holdsworth House, you get to experience first hand what life was like for the Loyalist Settler. A cooked to order breakfast, with open seating from 8am served at Mag Pyes Cafe, overlooking the Digby Scallop Fishing Fleet. For early departures, we will pack you a breakfast picnic. Relax in the afternoon on the back deck overlooking the Bay of Fundy. A 3 course evening meal is offered at Mag Pyes Cafe, for an additional $30/person, bring your own wine. ... more   less 
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