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Willow House Inn

11 Willow Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Debbie and Jamie were fabulous hosts, very welcoming...even invited me to have an evening drink and chat in the livingroom which was lovely. Debbie took a few minutes to suggest what to see and do and where to eat. They both make a point of remembering all their guests' names and introducing everyone at breakfast. They served peach-stuffed french toast,... More 

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Clayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic home was very charming. The hosts, Debby and Jamie, went above and beyond to provide a comfortable stay, not to mention a phenomenal breakfast to start each of our 5 mornings there. It is in a great location with harbor views and an easy walk to shops and restaurants downtown.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Owners very friendly and accommodating. Rooms clean and roomy enough. Breakfast was delicious served with hot homemade biscuits and jam. Very reasonably priced. Not much to do in Pictou but a good stop for coming or going on the ferry

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Edison, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The owners were very nice and helpful but the B&B was just not good. The bedding did not feel clean. old pillows, bathroom very small and very dated. On a busy street. Overall the place needs a lot of updating.

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and stayed one night whilst travelling to Prince Edward Island. The house is very old and rooms tastefully decorated to match. We stayed in a room with two queen brass beds which were very comfortable. The bathroom had an old cast iron bath, far too deep for us oldies to consider climbing in - we may have got... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Jamie and Debbie are so easy to talk to and so accomodating. Breakfasts were just beautiful and delicious. Our room had a king bed and ensuite and it was so comfortable and cozy. Just a lovely home. We really enjoyed our time in Pictou and are so glad we stayed here. Thank you Jamie and Debbie!

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Amherst, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Needed a spot to stay in the Pictou/New Glasgow area and was overwhelmed by this gem of an inn. The beauty of this historic building was only surpassed by the generous, thoughtful and accommodating hosts. While maintaining the integrity of the heritage building, Debby and Jamie offer elegantly updated rooms and social spaces and a wealth of knowledge of the... More 

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Banff, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My partner and I booked online the previous night with no issues. Check in is at 3pm although we arrived quiet early, around 11am, and decided to see if there was a chance of early check in. We were greeted warmly by the hosts and were checked into our room straight away. The room was decorated in a tasteful Victorian... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our family - 7 adults and three young teens - were in Pictou last evening to see our son in "The Music Man" at the Decoste Centre, and we made a return visit to the Willow House Inn, using four of their five rooms/suites. As before, Jamie and Debby went out of their way to make us comfortable. Before we... More 

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Lower Sackville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed here last night. We were in the area for a sporting event. It's an older building, but well maintained. We had a suit with two berooms with a bathroom. Very clean. Great breakfast of homemade cinnamon rolls, homemade jams and eggs Benedict. Had a great time chatting with Jamie and Deb. They were so friendly and made us... More 

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