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Briarwood Bed and Breakfast

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   11 Miller Road, Elmsdale, Nova Scotia B2S 1G4, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have to say, this may be the finest B&B we've ever stayed in. The amenities were gorgeous and luxurious. The hosts give a lot of attention to detail. One of the highlights of the trip were the grounds of the B&B. The hosts have lovingly landscaped it over years to include ponds, a pergola, and multiple different seating areas. Plus,... More 

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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

We arrived and all was good. Warm welcome from Con and his showed us around We were never given a key to our room, not the end of the world but would be nice. Room looked inviting, beautifully decorated. But it was dirty. There were huge.... Not dusted in months....dust webs in every corner of the room. There were big... More 

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Rose S, Owner at Briarwood Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to right this review We appreciate your feedback and always look to improve accordingly.. For some clarity we have keys for all our suites and guest are more than welcome to have them… The room rate of the suite you were in was 115 and a few days prior to your stay we had... More 

Dayton, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very nice B&B. We used it for our last night in Nova Scotia because it is ten or fifteen minutes to the airport. Spotlessly clean, very good breakfast, beautiful grounds with lots of outdoor seating and a small herd of deer who come out at dusk. Innkeepers are pleasant folks who seem to enjoy their jobs. Ten times better than... More 

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Shelburne, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Delightful, classy, beautiful decor and space , gorgeous grounds and a great welcome. The rooms are lovely and the beds comfy. Enjoying breakfast in the dining room with the other guests the food is fresh and tasty and delicious. Colin waited up for us til midnight as we were working and arriving late - he was still smiling and friendly... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I would have to agree with the many travellers who have given this B & B rave reviews. The property is stunning. The landscaping is lovely and impeccably maintained. The heritage house is furnished in keeping with the era of the house but with modern conveniences. My husband and I stayed in the Briar Suite upon our arrival in Nova... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We don't stay in B&B's very often but this was a very nice surprise. The house being built in 1862. Never slept in something this old. Con and Rose were the hosts and gave us excellent directions to their place. Not hard to find but nicely tucked way from the busy road. The gardens are so beautiful and weddings take... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We got there and the owner left. Never saw him before we left. No one even was stirring at seven AM. We left with NO breakfast and very unhappy. If you are an early to riser, don't bother going there...

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Rose S, Owner at Briarwood Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your visit to The Briarwood . We do appreciate all feedback and am sorry that we had to run once you were checked in ,however , we do airport shuttles and have to leave at a moments notice to pick up guests that have called upon their arrival. Sadly you must... More 

Lincoln, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed for two nights at this beautiful heritage home, which is now a four and a half star bed and breakfast in the small town of Elmsdale, Nova Scotia. It is very conveniently situated near the Halifax Airport and sits on 7 acres of manicured and peaceful gardens. The hosts, Con and Rose, couldn't have been more welcoming and... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Pretty, cosy and comfortable bed and breakfast near the Halifax airport - just a 30 minute drive to Halifax downtown, and centrally located on the highway to access the North and South shores. We stayed for 3 nights and our hosts were very friendly, took care of us, and our room was fantastic - especially that comfortable bed in the... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed the last night of trip before catching a very early flight out in the morning . The home is beautiful and immaculately clean. Near highway (but not too near), with a spacious green yard. Charming host. Since we left so early, she even packed us a breakfast to take on the road. When we were their the wifi... More 

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Warby7, Owner at Briarwood Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write and yes we were having problems with the secondary booster in the attic for the wi fi on the second level . Once we found the issue we had it replaced the next day . The house requires 2 stations for full coverage and happily all is back to normal . Along... More 

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Address: 11 Miller Road, Elmsdale, Nova Scotia B2S 1G4, Canada
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Regional Municipality > Elmsdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Briarwood Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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