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Smugglers Cove Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   139 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Lunenburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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123 reviews 123 reviews
31 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a huge room that was extremely clean. It had a fridge, coffee machine, ironing board, iron and air conditioning. The wifi there was better than the wifi we have back home. Our room had thin walls. At 6:00 am I could hear a baby crying, and then screaming for an hour. It sounded like the baby was right... More

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a room by phone. Upon arrival I asked to see the room they had given me. Th room was so disgusting, I asked to see an alternative. The next room was somewhat better so I said I would take it. they charged an extra $30 plus HST. The hotel is very tired and not at all like the... More

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YOURCOICE, General Manager at Smugglers Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent comment. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. It would be unprofessional and unethical for our establishment to participate in a "bait and switch " approach. Our team is committed to customer service as you witnessed this morning upon check out with your compensation towards your invoice. We are... More

Greenfield, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this inn already three times. I love the atmosphere of this modern inn. It has a very European character with a very unique touch. I've seen some reviews about "outdated furnishings" and I really cannot share this opinion. I love the decor an the quality of the beds. I think this is a great inn especially room... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for over three weeks on a business trip. Made to feel very welcome by the all the staff. The front desk team of Connie, Ann and Karen were very professional in their approach while remaining friendly. Would recommend the hotel to anyone and I will stay again if I return.

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halifax,nova scotia canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here over night . It is close to the water and all the "excitement" of downtown Lunenburg. All tourist sites in walking distance.Lovely store and restaurant on ground level to see. The rooms were a little dated, could use some different decorations and bedding but overall was very clean.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Smugglers Cove Inn is clean and well situated in downtown Lunenburg. The front desk person was very friendly. You can walk most places from the Inn. We only stayed for one night, but were very satisfied.

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Richmond, VA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently returned from a short trip to Lunenburg. We stayed the entire time at Smugglers Cove Inn. The Inn was in a great location, within walking distance to everything, clean and comfortable. I am very picky about hotel beds and usually have a hard time sleeping away from home, but that wasn't the case here. True,... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Area is the Inn is in a good central location. Rooms are clean but nothing special for the daily rate - felt it is over priced. Air conditioner was very loud. Not comfortable with there being no staff on site during the night and front door of the Inn is left unlocked. Beds are okay and decor is dated.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small historic town. The Inn is on the best street for shopping and restaurants and water views are available. Inn has an elevator and a restaurant for convenience. Good staff. Pleasant rooms. Nice choice for exploring neighboring towns and sights. Gold course across the bay. Try The Knot pub for a real pub experience a few blocks away.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in late June 2014. The hotel is in a central location, close to the water and sites of this town. The hotel was super clean but in need of an update. Older style rooms and furnishings. The a/c was ancient, loud and the one in our room didn't work. When we told the woman about this at... More

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Address: 139 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Lunenburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Smugglers Cove Inn 3*
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Conveniently located on Lunenburg's colourful waterfront, we offer our guests a great variety of rooms. You can choose from queen size beds to king size beds or you might stay in a spacious apartment with a kitchenette overlooking the water. In any case, our elevator provides easy access to all our individually appointed rooms.The moment you arrive, you will surrender to the warm ambiance and friendly service and style. Our hotel is the perfect choice for any traveller to Lunenburg. ... more   less 
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