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Rainbow Motel

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341 Prince Street, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1E1, Canada
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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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The idea of a cheap place with all you can play PS3 games sounded pretty awesome. So we booked a room. Our room wasn't the most up-dated, but that was fine. The dishes in the cabinet though were very dusty and some dishes were not cleaned very well; needless to say - take out the entire time. So that was... More 

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Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I have stayed at this Motel on a few occasions for work, and I have never been more impressed by a hotel/motel that didn't belong to a chain. The buildings, decor, and furnishing aren't the most current, but the rooms are always spotless and comfortable. The location is perfect and peaceful, and the added touch of the Playstation 3 in... More 

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of our Motel Blake... it is always a pleasure to receive a review from one of our guests, especially one such as yours. We do our best to ensure that our rooms are clean and comfortable, and that our guests have amenities to make their stay entertaining. I am happy that... More 

Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Stayed for the weekend during NS music week and even though they were very busy (only 1 room left for the weekend), they were very quick and courteous and we enjoyed our stay. Bonus shout out to Robert's extensive Bluray and PS3 collection. He had new releases and mentioned that he gets a new batch weekly. One of the better... More 

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Jeremy... it was a pleasure having you stay with us. We have been told that we have the best in-room entertainment in Nova Scotia, and it appears that you enjoy it as well. Apologies for the delay in responding... things have been hectic. Our best wishes for the holiday season, and we look forward to seeing you should you... More 

Aylesford, Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Check in was very cordial. Room was ready, and very clean and no odors. The Motel is close to downtown Truro and Fosters restaurant is within walking distance. A very nice Motel to stay at. Prices are very good.

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review Peter, and apologies for taking so long to respond. I am happy that you enjoyed your accommodation with us, and we will be pleased to see you in the future if your travels bring you to Truro again. Best wishes for the holiday season from my family to you. Robert and Norita Cunningham More 

Brisbane
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Our room was well appointed and the manager could not have been more helpful - really lovely! We were stranded without a car - but we found the local restaurants within walking distance were really handy. The room was clean but quite dated (but it was good value so we didn't have high expectations) but we found that not all... More 

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of our motel. I am glad that your stay was for the most part pleasant. I think that the outlet problem might have been due to the fact that in one block the light switch by the door turns on the power to some of the wall outlets, and since the A/C would be... More 

Munich, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stayed in Truro just for 1 night, and for this purpose the rainbow motel is ideal. Nearby the center, clean, friendly, fair price and we'll equipped. Won't forget to mention the hundreds of up-to-date blue ray dvds to watch for free! Would definitely come back again!

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of our motel. It is always nice to hear from a satisfied guest, especially when they mention the details that they appreciate, such as the PS3's and the library of free games and Blu-ray movies. Even with hundreds of satellite channels to watch, there are still times when there is nothing new or good... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Felt so comfortable the first stay that we stayed there on our return leg of touring Nova Scotia and PEI. Service was excellent. We got a room with brand new pillow top mattresses; very comfortable. The rooms are clean and amenities are excellent; they have real glasses. I stayed at at a 4 Points Sheraton in August and they use... 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 happy to hear that you took the time to stay with us twice, and that you were satisfied with the Rainbow Motel. You are the first person to mention our Rainbow Motel logo drinking glasses. Over the years guests have mentioned the small size of... More 

Ontario, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The Hotel made us very welcome, and they were very friendly. And Nice comfortable rooms, and yes they have a swimming pool, A/C , Flat screen TV and it come with Vid Games or Movies all for Free! If any problems you have just call and they will be right there to help :)

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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. It's nice to hear that your stay was comfortable. This year has not been the best for weather, but on the hot days the pool is certainly an attractive option. I hope that the rest of your trip was safe and enjoyable. Best regards Robert and Norita... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We called 10 mins to Midnight and were about 20min drive away. The owner waited for us to get a room but not only did he do this he made sure everything was in perfect order and took the time to explain without rushing to leave and made sure my family was comfortable before leaving. I recommend this place to... More 

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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time to write a review of our motel. I am happy that I was able to make your stay with us pleasant, and that you enjoyed your accommodation. All reviews are appreciated... not so great ones let me know where and how we can improve our service, but reviews such as yours simply give me... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

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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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Than you for taking the time to write a review of our motel. I am sorry that your experience was not positive. I examined your room and to be truthful I really had to search to see what you were seeing; I still have not found where the wallpaper is "peeling and stained"; you were however correct about the drapes... More 

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