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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 3 days ago
natasha1964 New York City, New York
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay was brief, but delightful. Darren could not have been more helpful, and packed us a healthy breakfast to take on the ferry as we were leaving quite early in the am. A short, lovely walk to the beach.

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here in July this year. The proprietor, Vance, was so friendly and helpful - our luggage had got lost in Heathrow and Air Canada were determined to get it to us. We waited up as long as we could and awoke at 1.30am to hear voices= Vance dealing with our luggage. The Inn itself is in a lovely... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed recently at this Inn in a 2-bedroom suite. Totally pleased with everything - the rooms were spacious, clean, comfy beds, extra pillows and excellent wi-fi. Breakfast was superb. Must mention the strawberries at brecky were just delicious! Darren and Vance are just so nice and personable, as all the staff we came in contact with. The grounds are beautiful... More

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Durham, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I rented one of their suites and were not disappointed. I am a walker and was able to walk along the cove at low tide. There is also a rail trail that runs through the property allowing miles of beautiful walking. Breakfasts were delicious and welcoming. I highly recommend the Inn.

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Halifax
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Harbourview July 11 and 12, 2014. We booked the 2 nights with whale watch package and were not disappointed. The Inn is lovely and Darren was a pleasure to speak with. He and his partner take great pride in their establishment and it shows. Darren plays "bartender" which is great for a nice... More

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Toronto Canada
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is reminiscent of an old world resort - grand old house with amenities. There is a pool, beach, tennis court, bicycles in a quiet country setting just outside Digby. Darren setup a whale watching charter for us and was accommodating to change it AND send the voucher to the vendor by fax as we hadn't checked in yet. Good... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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mrjablack, Owner at Harbourview Inn, responded to this review

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

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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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