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Rainbow Motel

341 Prince Street, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1E1, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 9 hotels in Truro
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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English first
Halifax, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At first glance the room seemed nice enough. Went to turn the ac on.The drapes covered the ac so had to leave them open. View out the window a alley that people could go & see in room. The ac was noisy. The window at the front same problem. Have to leave drapes open to parking lot. It could do... More

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Long Island, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our experience was totally positive. We phoned earlier in the day for two rooms with two beds each. Robert was a friendly, helpful, gracious host. Room with kitchenette and 2 double beds quite clean, comfortable and a bargain for$79 plus tax. Great DVD selection of new releases. Lovely pool. A very nice facility.

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Belliveaus Cove, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked the day before, and was able to get a room that fit the criteria that we were looking for. (Non Smoking - Queen Bed) I let them know that we would be arriving later in the early evening rather early in the day. When we were going to be even later than anticipated I called to let them... More

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Moncton, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Rainbow Motel and had a really nice experience. For $75 we got a queen sized bed, large flat screen TV, PS3 gaming unit, and all the other amenities a Motel provides. In addition, there is an outside, in ground pool (cleaned daily) which was a welcomed relief from the heat! The Motel is centrally located... More

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Cambridge, Ontario
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were looking for a basic motel for a night before driving to Sydney for the ferry to NFLD. Robert was very friendly and helpful. This is not the Holiday Inn, but for $75 it was all we needed as we had driven 10hrs that day from Quebec city and just needed a place to stay. Robert also recommended Murphy's... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

As I'm laying here in one of these beds, I'm very upset to say that i am wide awake a half hour after midnight and have yet to get any sleep, and probably won't. We have just experienced our SECOND encounter with a MOUSE. I do not feel comfortable staying in this room.

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. In spite of our best efforts in almost 40 years in the business, occasionally one of these critters will come into a room unnoticed, and as soon as we know this the problem is immediately remedied. Whenever I register a guest, I always give them my phone extension and tell... More

Yarmouth, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A clean comfortable room complete with air conditioning, also coffee percolator, microwave & small fridge, large TV with great channel choice & also movies could be obtained in the lobby if desired & free wifi. As a smoker,I greatly appreciated that I didn’t have to go out in the rain to have a cigarette. Not a fancy place but was... More

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our Motel. I am so happy that you were pleased with your accommodation, especially the in-room entertainment. We have been told repeatedly that the combination of big screen HDTV, over 200 satellite channels, PS3 consoles and large library of free Blu-Ray movies and PS3 games updated weekly is the... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

While the HD TV and PS3 console were nice to have, the money could have been put to better use with room upgrades. The curtains, bedspreads and sheets were old and mismatched and one of our beds was broken and being held up by a cement block. The pillows and mattresses were old and uncomfortable to say the least. The... More

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. I am sorry that you were not completely pleased with your stay (although I am happy that you did enjoy our in-room entertainment system). FYI, the shipment of bed frames arrived last Thursday and have been installed. Vanities have been replaced, and I am still waiting for good weather to install new carpets in... More

Moncton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Rainbow Motel last August and were super pleased! It was easy to find, and the rooms were clean and comfortable. We really enjoyed being able to choose from tons of free Blu rays available in the lobby, and then there's this awesome little diner next door which was as convenient as it was... More

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to your returning this coming August (hopefully by then winter will have ended :-) Best regards Robert and Norita Cunningham More

Riverview
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stumbled upon the Rainbow motel quite by chance; all the hotels where we would normally have stayed were booked solid but the Rainbow motel was able to accommodate us. It is not five-star but makes no claims to be; it is exactly what it says, a family-owned motel. It was clean, comfortable and friendly. The decor is a little... More

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing a review of our Motel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you in the future. If it happens to be in the summer time, I am sure that you will enjoy our outdoor swimming pool. Also, thank you for recognizing the Rainbow as... More

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Address: 341 Prince Street, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1E1, Canada
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Truro
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The Rainbow Motel is a family owned and operated establishment, proudly serving vacationing and business travelers for many years. Hosts Norita and Robert Cunningham will be happy to give you a warm Maritime greeting in English, French or Spanish. Our continuing commitment is to provide our guests with comfortable accommodation and the best, most up-to-date amenities possible. All units are ground floor, and offer fridges, microwave ovens, air conditioners, coffee makers (complimentary coffee, tea, and cocoa), 40" HDTVs with over 200 digital and High Definition channels, DVD players, and high speed Fibre Op 2.0 wireless internet. Our guests also have free access to the outdoor swimming pool, PS3 consoles and an extensive video game library. ... more   less 
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