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Harbourview Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   25 Harbourview Road | Smiths Cove, Digby, Nova Scotia B0S 1S0, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 14 Digby B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
JudithH511 Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay here was very brief as we caught the early morning ferry to St John's. We were made very welcome, our hosts gave us a ground floor room, so nobody would be disturbed by our early exit. Provided a welcome packed breakfast for the ferry. We, also, enjoyed a pleasant glass of wine in a very comfortable reception area.... More

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Evergreen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Darren showed us 2 really nice rooms and we got to choose which one suited us best. We had breakfast with Vance the second day. Both were very friendly and full of information. We were only able to stay two nights, as we were off to explore the whole of NS and PEI the rest of our 2 week trip.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First off, I cannot say enough about The Harbourview! Our hosts, Darren and Vance (and Rosie,the rescue dog) were great hosts, so warm and welcoming and full of info about Digby and the surrounding towns. The Inn itself was just what you'd want..neat and clean, plenty of rooms to sit and relax in to read your books, or play scrabble,... More

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Concord, New Hampshire
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I were doing a CC bicycle tour of NS. This was the only place we booked that had a 72 hour cancellation policy. We ran into some bad weather down in Westport and simply couldn't make it up to Digby. I gave the owner 36 hour notice and they still charged me full fare for the room.... More

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When a guest calls to cancel their reservation, we make a note of the time and date that we received their call. This particular guest called at 9:47 of the morning that they were scheduled to arrive...not 36 hours prior to arrival. I offered to change their reservation to the following day but this was not acceptable. When we have... More

Northwest UK
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're wanting to stay at the most charming place ever, then Harbourview Inn, Smiths Cove, Digby is a must. We stayed last year for one night as we were catching the early ferry to St.John. We loved it so much that this year we stayed for three nights initially, as there is plenty to see and do in the... More

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New York City, New York
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35 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for an interesting spot to spend the night before our early morning ferry from Digby to St. John. Found it at the Harbouview in Smiths Cove. The rooms were complete, spacious and comfortable. Our host has the touch. Every common room in the entire Inn is perfectly appointed thanks to the pitch perfect taste of owner Darren. He was... More

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Killington, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to spend the night at the Harbourview Inn. From the moment you enter the front door you are greeted with a smile and a happy word. The inn is beautifully decorated in cozy Victorian style. The breakfast was included and enough for a great start of the day. The gardens are full of birds and flowers.... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About a 10 minute drive from Digby, the Harbourview is a very comfortable and quaint inn. A very old property the inn has very large and comfortable rooms. Breakfast is included in the price and is served in a light and airy room. There is no evening dining and you need to travel to Digby or Bear River to find... More

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Port Dover, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned home from four weeks vacation in the Maritimes. The highlight of our trip was finding this beaujtiful old inn called Harbourview in Smiths Cove on the outskirts of Digby. Established in 1899 the inn is full of old world charm, the antique decor, along with the comfort and convenience, is a real tonic and makes you... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My trip advisor research paid off, Harbourview Inn was the perfect stop in the Digby area. Beautiful facility surrounded by colorful gardens at the edge of the fundy shore. Darren was a very helpful host and Irene was a hilarious hostess. Made for great Nova Scotia memories.

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Address: 25 Harbourview Road | Smiths Cove, Digby, Nova Scotia B0S 1S0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Digby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbourview Inn 3*
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Harbourview Inn, an historic Nova Scotia bed and breakfast nestled among the beautiful oaks, white birch, and elms of Smith's Cove is truly a quiet refuge. Rated with four stars by Canada Select, Harbourview is located near Digby, Nova Scotia on Canada's east coast in one of the most historic and scenic areas of Nova Scotia. Guests love the warm hospitality, the beautiful rooms, complimentary breakfasts, and free wireless internet service. ... more   less 
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