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Smugglers Cove Inn

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139 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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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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Summerland
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147 reviews 147 reviews
48 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to stay in Lunenburg. We paid the extra for a view of the harbour and it was worth it. The front desk staff were very helpful and suggested a great restaurant for dinner. The rooms were really large with a mini fridge and the beds were the most comfortable we have had in a hotel in a long... More 

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YOURCOICE, Owner at Smugglers Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time reviewing our inn. We are very glad that you had a pleasant time at our establishment. Our restaurant will be open soon. All the best for you, Eva Ziegler. More 

Halifax
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87 reviews 87 reviews
31 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in Lunenburg many times but haven't been here yet so we wanted to try it - what a nice surprise! The room was beautiful, the little deck had room for us to sit out and we had a lovely view of the water, it was just perfect. It's on one of the main streets but not right... More 

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YOURCOICE, Owner at Smugglers Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Smugglers Cove Inn. Hope you will come back some times. All the best, Eva Ziegler More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although my visit was primarily business, my husband did accompany me allowing us to spend a second night. Room was lovely- spacious, bright and comfortable. Loved the bed and it's covers. Bathroom was not large but bathtub makes up for any lack of size someone might feel. Staff is very friendly and accommodating, especially when hit for an additional night's... More 

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Eva Z, General Manager at Smugglers Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Smugglers Cove Inn. We are very happy that you had a pleasant stay and looking forward to seeing you in the future. Cheers from beautiful Lunenburg. Eva Ziegler More 

Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had a lovely room with a view of the water. It was clean, safe, comfortable and the staff were friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay there again. The hotel restaurant was not open during our stay and they directed us to another establishment, The Grand Banker, it was so good we returned for a second night.

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Yarmouth NS
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Love staying at Smugglers Inn. second, but not the last itime. Thanks Eva, and other wonderful Front Desk WOMAN, who gave us SO much info re the TOWN Loved every minute of our stay there. Quartet Gallery, Kates, Grandd Banker, the concert at LAMP.. Perfect weekend getaway.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Clean, comfortable and quiet. Vera, the Innkeeper, was very helpful and friendly. A nice place to stay after a great concert. We have stayed in Lunenburg before but this was the nicest of all the places we had been to. It was recommended to us by friends who've been to Smuggler's Cove before and we will definitely recommend it to... More 

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Caledonia, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stayed on a freezing night in January and was happy with the comfortable room. The bathroom was cramped but adequate, although the hot water took a very long time to arrive at the top of the building. This is an old style hotel rather than a modern box so some compromises are unavoidable. Reception staff were friendly and efficient, but... More 

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YOURCOICE, Owner at Smugglers Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying in our establishment. We do regret that you could not find any breakfast facilities in town during your stay. Not only our place was closed even other Cafes were closed for the winter. During check in, you were informed that our attached restaurant is closed and within a heart beat, we would have arranged... More 

Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had a great stay at Smugglers Cove! Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The room was adorable, bright, clean and cozy. Great location to walk around the whole town. I read through some of the other reviews and people are being VERY nitpicky if they think it was too small, old, or not a good enough view. We stayed... More 

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Tavernier, Florida
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301 reviews 301 reviews
50 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We found the room pictures were accurate but old. Room was clean but very small. Stingy on coffee for the room, even when we asked for more decaf we got one packet. You do get a breakfast discount coupon if you eat in their restaurant. Bathroom is tiny as well. We did get a small balcony altho it was not... More 

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YOURCOICE, Owner at Smugglers Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. It is really sad that you did not enjoy your stay in our hotel. Especially since we updated this particular room just a few weeks ago. New duvets, new floor, fresh paint etc. It is really unfortunate. I can understand your frustration in regards of traveling with a truck in a small little... More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
16 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed for our anniversary in October. Check in was fast and friendly, great location, walking distance to restaurants and waterfront. The elevator and hallways kindda smelled of oil or something, not pleasant BUT our room smelled fine and was nice and clean. We had a King room with balcony which was nice but I thought we'd have a better... More 

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