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The Lionstone Inn

2.0 of 5 241 West River Road, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just gotten off the ferry from PEI and stopped without a reservation. We had our choice of rooms and ended up taking a smaller room for $69. It was clean, had a refrigerator, microwave and wifi. They are updating the rooms and cottages. Located within walking distance to grocery store and restaurants. The staff was very friendly. While... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I recently went to the Lionstone Inn. The room was clean and spacious. The accommodation was fairly close to the town and stores. The staff were friendly with some Newfoundland charm. Everything was great.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was our second stay at the Lionstone Inn and once again we were not disappointed. Our room was very clean and we noticed new carpet and drapes. The bed was very comfortable and we had a great night's sleep. The property is well located and kept very clean and for $79, you cannot beat that! Staff are also very... More

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Coaldale, Canada
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161 reviews 161 reviews
39 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stopped in at the Lionstone unannounced and lucked out getting a cottage for 2... The cottage is quaint to say the least, and as I understand it, updates and renovations are ongoing. I chuckled a bit when I saw the bed, as I do not remember the last time I slept in anything other than a queen size bed.... More

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Montreal
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11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We spent one night here, and that was enough. I shall start with the good. The rooms are clean, the spacious grounds are well-maintained and it is a two minute walk from Sobey's. Also, there is a television in each bedroom so finally the parents can watch some news. As for the bad, there is no microwave in the tiny... More

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your thoughtful review of your stay with us. Our records indicate you chose to stay in one of our economy cottages. We appreciate you may have wanted to save money, as many of us do, but these economy cottages may not be suitable for those looking for spacious modern motel rooms. Many of our cottages are spacious and... More

Sarnia, Ontario
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14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We wanted to take the first ferry in the morning and choose this motel because it is located closest to it. Okary room, clean etc. Noticed there are a bumber of cute little cottages as well, mostly occupide so they must be pretty good as well. Would stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

As others have noted, The Lionstone Inn is clean, safe and friendly, which is generally all I care about. Towels, bathroom and sheets were immaculate. We rented three cottages which were priced differently according to their level of up-to-dateness. Excellent value, though, for all three. I stayed in one of the older (and inexpensive units); the floors were slopey and... More

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the very kind review and for staying with us on your visit. We very much enjoyed meeting you and are glad you enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards Dennis and Preston More

Gardiner, Montana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We stayed in one of the hotel rooms with 2 double beds. Even though the furnishings are old and out dated, everything was clean. The sheets and towels were soft and comfortable and the beds and pillows provided a good nights sleep. The rooms have no phones, but, the pay phone outside the office accepted my international calling card and... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I had the time of my life. Cottage 11 was a fantastic deal and for a great price. Who knew that one could be away for an entire week and the entire trip would cost me under $1000.00. You simply can have three people get away for a week these days for that price. It allowed me to take the... More

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Eastern Passage, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We like the 2 bdrm cottage 11 that we usually rent when coming to Pictou. However this time I am not so sure it is worth it. Yes they have refurbished some things cosmetically, but may need to look at more serious issues. Floors are sloping and this was felt lying in bed as we were rolling towards one side... More

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your latest stay with us. As you noticed, cottage 11 has already had much work done to it, including new kitchen stove, floor, new carpets in the bedrooms, new bathroom, new siding, new loveseat settee. There are a couple issues we will be dealing with this year as well, one of which... More

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Address: 241 West River Road, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Pictou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Lionstone Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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