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Tulips and Thistle Bed & Breakfast

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913 Pictou Road, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 7 Truro B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience at this wonderful B&B. The hosts are very friendly and helpful, the rooms are very clean and well equipped. We stayed in the Romantic Suite, the room is spacious, well equipped, the bathroom is large, well equipped, had Jacuzzi bathtub that we happened not to use. The breakfast was very good, the food is fresh... More 

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Vanderhoof, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to stay. Room was great, it had great atmosphere, Couldn't ask for better hosts they were friendly, knowledgeable about the area and fantastic cooks. They made you feel very welcome and part of their home. It was nice to have a menu and a choice of what you wanted for breakfast. Highly recommend the Chefs Surprise!!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bed & Breakfast is farther out of Truro than I expected. Not a negative, just be prepared. The house is beautiful as are the seating areas outside. The antiques are beautiful as well. We were traveling with my 18-month old son which was not optimal in such a house. Our room had two beautiful porcelain pitchers on the lower... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were many positives, notably the friendliness of the hosts. Equally pleasant was the breakfast which was a large one and very tasty. The bed was comfortable. The room was not as updated as others B &B's. The bathroom and shower was so tiny, I could barely fit in - let alone move to shower. I am a petite person.... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tulip and Thistle is one of the loveliest places we have stayed. The rooms are beautifully decorated, the hosts are wonderful and warm, and breakfast was delicious. Ann and Larry were so helpful giving us suggestions of what to do in May when many activities have not yet opened for the season. We can not recommend a nicest place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed with Ann and Larry in 2007 and again in June 2015 for another night after touring Cape Breton and PEI. Next time out that way we will stay in Truro an extra night or two to avail ourselves to the wonderful hospitality and food they provide. These are people who love sharing their home with guests. You can't... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We have traveled thruout Europe, U.S. and Canada in B&Bs. Tulips and Thistle is number 1. Everything is perfect, Larry and Anne, rooms, breakfast; just everything. The cost is reasonable and great value for the $$. Stay here or you will miss the best B&B.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This bed and breakfast was perfect as a hub for all of our Nova Scotia adventures. The room was big and bright. Of course it was bright due to the skylight with no cover so your up at dawn, but that is the only flaw in the place. The Wifi was strong and the little electric fireplace a cozy touch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The room (master sweet) was great ! The breakfast was fantastic and Anne and Larry's friendly welcoming hospitality made us feel like we were visiting old friends. Great times, great conversation with many laughs.... Great memories.

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Springhill, NS
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I had a slightly different experience from other reviews posted here but let me begin with the positives. The hosts are nice, the bed was comfortable, the towels were nice and the breakfast was delicious. I stayed in the Mississauga Room. I was disappointed in the room ambiance which seemed very dated. The walls were a powder blue and wall... More 

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