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Old Riverside Lodge

98 Riverside Avenue, Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia B0J 2L0, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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129 reviews 129 reviews
32 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This B&B totally exceeded all our expectations. Connie and Alf are gracious and helpful hosts and made our visit most enjoyable. The home is located in a quiet setting along a beautiful section of river valley, and there are some nice hiking trails on the property and nearby. Our room was very large, clean, and comfortable and adjoined a nice... More 

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peterborough
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place is well worth a visit, even if just to admire the restoration of the lodge, originally dating back to the 1860's. Extremely quiet location (last property on a dead end road) with a beautiful river winding past it's doors. The hosts went out of their way to ensure we were comfortable. Very friendly and accommodating. Tasty breakfasts served... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I were making a return trip along the Eastern Shore toward Halifax from Charlos Cove and stayed one night (Sept 1, 2014) at the Old Riverside Lodge. This heritage home was truly exceptional in terms of decor, updates, ambience, breakfast quality, and the riverside setting on which it is located. Alfred and Connie Ellis were wonderfully warm... More 

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Ben Lomond, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My husband and I stayed for 3 memorable nights in the sumptuous River Room of Connie and Alf's perfectly lovely Bed & Breakfast. The B&B is not advertised as a spot for birders to stay, but the beautiful grounds abounded with warblers and both Osprey and Bald Eagle were easy to spot along the river past the garden. From the... More 

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Lancaster, New York
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Alf and Connie were great host. Our stay felt like we were going to a friends house. This is what a B&B should feel like. The house ans rooms were beautiful and welcoming. The property is so nice to walk through and special added touches everywhere. They suggested great places to eat and visit. They knew the area so well.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I wish we could clone Connie and Al and their B&B, but I guess that would make it less special. They were wonderfully friendly, talkative, interesting and accomodating. The house, rooms and yard are beautiful, almost surreal. If you are considering it do youself a favour and book here now for as long as you can. I don't understand the... More 

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The eastern shore to Halifax is a hidden gem in Nova Scotia, but is dwarfed by the popularity of the south shore which includes, Peggy's Cove, Mahome Bay, Lunenburg, etc. After exploring the scenic and peaceful eastern shore, I recommend stopping for awhile at the Old Riverside Lodge in Musquodoboit Harbor, east of Halifax. Connie and Alf will be there... More 

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atlantic canada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
10 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed overnight as we were attending a wedding. The inn is fantastic. Clean, beautifully furnished with many common sitting rooms, a huge veranda, breakfast room, etc. The three rooms are spacious, decorated tastefully and very well kept. I worried about privacy but the rooms seemed to be soundproof. Great view of the river. Garden. Flowers. Just lovely. Connie and... More 

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NJ
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We only stayed one night at the Old Riverside Lodge. I could have stayed longer, but we were on our way to Cape Breton. Our GPS did not take us all the way down the road… it seemed like we might have made a wrong turn, but there it was! First of all, Alf and Connie couldn't be any more... More 

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Bolton, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Like to owners themselves the house is full of charm and character. We were greated with warmth and and like family. The house has a lot of history and the grounds are beautiful. Breakfast was plentiful and delicious. They went out of their way to make us feel at home. The only problem is that we could only stay one... More 

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Address: 98 Riverside Avenue, Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia B0J 2L0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Regional Municipality > Musquodoboit Harbour
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Number of rooms: 3
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