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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So here I am at 3am being mad because an hour ago, there was a MOUSE climbing all over my little one while she slept.. I freaked out and scare the mouse off and I've been trying to calm down a very scared child ever since!! We tried to go and notify someone but the office is closed.!!! The numerous... More 

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Bathurst, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very organized and helpful owner. Super technology set up. Movies and games. Great TV, Pool. and all around great value. On top of this one of the cheaper motels we stayed in in NS. Only about 5 minutes off of the transit routes connecting all of NS with the mainland.

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New Minas, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Have stayed here before on several occasions. Vey reasonalby priced. Nice sized room . Each room has microwave, mini fridge and coffee maker. Clean !! Very friendly and accomadating hosts. Pet friendly !!😊😊

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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 is especially nice to receive a review from a guest who has stayed with us on multiple occasions and who I look forward to seeing again in the future. I appreciate you mentioning one of the most important aspects of an establishments rooms, regardless of it's... More 

Yarmouth, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The first impression is the messy front office that reeks of stale cigarette smoke. the nicest thing I can say about the room itself is that it was clean; however it is just a sad dreary little room in desparate need of some TLC. I guess it falls into the category of "You get what you pay for"

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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 sorry that you were not more pleased with your accommodation, although I appreciate you mentioning the cleanliness. The room you stayed in has had it's spring work done since your stay, principally re-grouting the bathroom and doing the ceiling. Aside from those two things I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

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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robertlindsay, Owner at Rainbow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of our Motel. I am very sorry that your stay was not enjoyable and I apologize for the problems you mention. It is rather difficult to respond properly to you since you waited almost a year before writing the review, and I do not know who you are or what room you were in,... More 

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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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 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 

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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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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 

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