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Braeside Inn

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   126 Front St., Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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Ranked #6 of 11 Pictou B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mississauga, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For all of you hippies and wannabes, I do NOT mean funky in a positive way. Funky here comes in two stages: 1) SMELL, and 2) decor. Let me begin by telling you about the smell of the room. It was a combination of wet dog, mildew and I don't know what- perhaps a little "eau de Pictou"! It wasn't... More

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Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Braeside Inn and were so pleased that we did. It is conveniently located near the Quay Hector, which is a must-see stop, even if you don't have any Scottish ancestors. The inn is charming and lovingly cared for. Our room was sparkling clean and comfortable, with the king-size bed decorated with Nova Scotia's... More

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Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I messed up our booking but hosts were kind enough to accomodate us at short notice.....this was tremendous as we had just ridden almost 200 miles on the Harley & we were beat,,,!!! AND the host UPGRADED us at no extra charge.....Clean , comfortable rooms & very comfortable bed..... also welcoming to Motorcycle riders ( there were 5 other couples... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very nice and charming. Location is great. Yes, a bit old but it is part of the charm. Very quiet and clean. Breakfast was continental but in a very nice dining room. All I wanted for a short stay. Very near from PEI ferry.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

When we walked in the door, I was taken by how pretty the rooms were. Old fashioned came to mind. Our room was comfortable-the ultimate test-we slept well. It was spotless. The AC worked well. At first, I sat on the bed trying to figure out the faint sulfurous smell. Then I remembered the TA post about the pulp mill.... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Staff treated us like gold. We booked our room late and we were only able to secure one nights lodgings but the day we checked out the staff let us park our Harley on their grounds and use their facilities to change and freshen up the next day. This allowed us to spend two very comfortable days at the festival.... More

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Stony Plain, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a quiet and comfortable night at this inn. It was early season and we were the only guests but all amenities were available to us. As long as you can handle some stairs this is a fine place for the weary traveller. With a continental breakfast as early as 7:30 we were well on our... More

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Florence, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed there for 2 nights with our 2 year old son. Overall we were very satisfied. As we were looking for a place to stay and form which to go to PEI for a day we did not expect to stay long in the Inn nor Pictou. Bad things: dated decor (a bit smelly rooms, this smell of "old");... More

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St. Albert, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We arrived on a rainy night to find that we were the only guests booked for the entire Inn that night. First impressions were disappointing. The decor was very dated. A mishmash of decorating styles: Asian, 80s decor, English country house, etc. The worst though was the Creepy Clown sitting in the chair. The Innkeepers, Anne and Mike, were friendly... More

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Cambridge
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights over a period of 2 weeks using Braeside as sort of a home-base while we toured on our motorcycles, leaving our truck & trailer there. Anne & Mike were more than accommodating & we really enjoyed our stay at this lovely quaint inn.

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Address: 126 Front St., Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Pictou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Braeside Inn 2.5*
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18 A/c rooms, most with Harbor view. Continental breakfast included. Guests Laundry facilities. Motor Cycle Wash Station. Guests sitting room with high speed internet. WiFi throughout property. ... more   less 
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