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Customs House Inn

38 Depot Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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Ranked #8 of 11 Pictou B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tallahassee, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked online, couldn't be more satisfied. Our room was large and nicely furnished. Ceilings really high, small kitchenette, large bed. Could see the water from our window. Doug, the innkeeper, was on hand and very friendly, full of good cheer. It was our anniversary night and he advised us where to eat and made reservations for us. Breakfast included down... More

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

We booked this place on trip advisor literally about an hour or less before we got off the ferry. It wasn't too hard to get to but when we got there we couldn't find the inn-keeper. After finally finding him downstairs he told us the room we had booked on trip advisor wasn't available but he did give is a... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stayed a night in this very cool B/B. It is in a good location and the rooms are a very good size, clean and well furnished. The host Doug is very helpful and we had a nice breakfast as we'll in the cool pub downstairs.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed here recently. The house is very impressive and our room was quite large and overlooked the harbour. The room is simply furnished, clean, and quiet. I would suggest that the owner put in coffee makers in the rooms, a small touch that is very appreciated by guests. We hurried on in the morning so did not take advantage... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Rooms were very large and clean. Location was great. Service was okay, we could not get the ceiling fan working and kept trying to call the front desk but no one answered. This may be petty, but I found it really annoying because there was a hand written note from housekeeping saying that should we need anything to let them... More

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Hobart, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I'm a little embarrassed to say I didn't want to stay here because of where this B&B sat in the review status. I've sworn by trip advisor as a travel consultant for years and when in the hotel industry as well but this was an absolute delight. It was a long weekend and we did not have a lot of... More

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Dubbo, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

The Customs House Inn was chosen for us as part of our touring package of Nova Scotia. Upon arrival the Inn wasn't much to look at (I should have known not to judge the book by it's cover). As soon as you walk in it is was spacious, comfortable and clean. Our room had a kitchenette as well as a... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

I chose this title because I believe that the place has potential but that the owners still have some way to go to add the finishing touches to make it a B&B that will see repeat business. When we arrived in Pictou we had some trouble finding the place. When one approaches from the street close to the marina, the... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

I stumbled upon this gem through our corporate travel website when I was looking for a someplace after I got off the Wood Islands - Caribou ferry. What a GREAT find! Given the later hour, the innkeeper was out but had left my key and note taped to the office door. I found a really charming room with high ceilings,... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

This was a lucky last-minute find in our recent road trip through Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Pictou is an amazingly scenic place. The local residents, to commemorate their founding fathers and mothers, built an authentic replica of the ship that sailed here from Scotland. It sits in the picturesque harbour, with a number of good eating places nearby. Customs... More

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Address: 38 Depot Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Pictou
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