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Tulips and Thistle Bed & Breakfast

913 Pictou Road, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 7 Truro B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for one night on our way to Halifax (leaving out of the airport the next morning). The innkeepers are lovely friendly people. Their house is open, spacious and inviting. The room we stayed in (master suite) was well-appointed and very comfortable. Breakfast was excellent. We'd go back in a heartbeat.

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York, PA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great bed and breakfast. Beautifully appointed and spacious. Our hosts, Anne and Larry, we're very gracious and helpful. Their knowledge of the Truro, NS area was very helpful. We definitely enjoyed our breakfasts, they were large and very tasty. Take a chance and order the chefs choice. This is definitely a B and B we would be happy to... More

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Calgary, Canada
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161 reviews 161 reviews
15 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tulip and Thistle, a nod to the owners respective heritages, is a modern spacious home on a nice property a bit outside Truro. The owners, Anne and Larry, are very welcoming hosts that work hard at making their guests feel comfortable. They had maps and dining recommendations ready for us and made sure that we knew we could enjoy... More

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Surrey, B.C.
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anne and Larry made us feel very welcome in their beautiful home, set in a lovely garden and quiet neighbourhood. They offer four different rooms from the luxurious Master Suite, through the spacious Fergus Suite, the smaller Mississauga Room with ensuite (shower), and the Cornelia Room, with bathroom-down-the-hall. Prices vary accordingly. The bed in the Fergus was very comfortable, with... More

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St Lawrence Gap, Barbados
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night in the Master Suite on our way to Cape Breton for a week. It was spotlessly clean and very quiet. Ann and Larry were warm and welcoming, the breakfast was beyond delicious and the other guests--a single mom with two charming children--were delightful. We could have sat at the breakfast table all day sharing hiking stories.... More

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely fine property. Perfectly adorned with decor and layout. Room was quite comfortable and Ann and Larry are owners that I would always wish would greet me and share their home in any B&B I should frequent in the future. Gorgeous patio and sitting areas. Close to quite nice restaurants and the highway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the master suite and it was fabulous. It was spacious, comfortable and clean. It is one of the top B+B's we have stayed at. Larry and Ann are excellent hosts, they were very helpful in giving us suggestions on where to go for supper and some idea's on area's to check out on our travels. We fully... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three friends and I arrived at the Tulip and Thistle B and B for our second night in the Maritimes. We were on our way to P.E.I. after spending most of the day in Halifax. Excellent choice! Ann and Larry were so accommodating. Gave us choices for breakfast menu and time. Rooms were spacious and comfortable. So enjoyed the other... More

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NJ
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20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Thank you first to Ann and Larry. It was the end of our week in Nova Scotia and the night we spent here was the icing on the cake! Although the T&T is about 10 minutes outside of Truro, it is close enough to all of the sights there. And… it's in a quiet, residential area with lovely grounds. Nice!... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Anne & Larry are wonderful hosts! the Master Suite was spacious and comfortable with a small deck, electric fireplace and a whirlpool tub. The rooms are spotlessly clean and the full breakfast was delicious! especially the homemake blueberry cake! We will return and highly recommend.

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Address: 913 Pictou Road, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Truro
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