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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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Fairfax, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a modern luxury hotel, then look elsewhere. However, if you want to stay in a quaint inn with lovely, welcoming staff this is a great place to be. It is very convenient to docks, restaurants and shops in Lunenburg. Christine at the front desk was very helpful, explaining all the best places to go. As I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed for one night in a queen apartment. The owners were very gracious, pleasant, and helpful. The room was large, clean, and comfortable. Our stay at Smugglers Cove was most enjoyable thanks, in large part, to this Inn, and their staff. There is also parking available, and pets are welcome. The Inn is centrally located, so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice Cental location, third floor water side has beautiful views of harbour. Across the street from two of Luneburg's top restaurants The Saavy Sailor and Magnolia' Grill. Room was comfortable with nice view, there is an elevator, otherwise lots of steps to climb to 3rd floor.

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We showed up without a reservation. Christina was very pleasant and provided several room options. ( we chose the king with a water view ) Great room, very clean, nice view and plenty of clean fresh towels. Christina also went above and beyond in suggesting places to eat, drink and visit while in Lunenburg. All of which were absolutely great.... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Showed up in Lunenburg with no place booked to stay. Was very busy and we lucked into a king bed room here. A woman answered the phone, was very polite and let us know where to find them. The room was perfect! Smaller but everything you need for a night. Clean and bright, large comfy king bed, AC and all... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smugglers Cove Inn was a good find through TripAdvisor. Overall very comfortable and friendly. We had a very nicely decorated room painted a bright yellow. It felt a bit like a seaside cottage look. As a by-the-by the shower was the most powerful I've ever come across! So a great pla e to stay with a good breakfast restaurant next... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were referred to the hotel after one night at the Rum Runner Inn because the Rum Runner didn't have any vacancies available for a second night. We enjoyed Smugglers Cove even more and extended our visit longer. Staff was very friendly and accomodating, and the room was up to date, clean, bright and comfortable. For some reason, because the... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night in Lunenburg as a break from camping we stayed in the inn. Staff were friendly and helpful. Interior decor was nice with exposed beams in the room. But beds were hard and air conditioning did not work well at all. So over all a so so kind of night. Beautiful town though!

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

Thank you very much for your comment and we are very sorry, that our air condition wasn't working properly during your stay, it is repaired now, nevertheless it is very unfortunate that it happened during a busy and warm time. Thank you for staying with us, Eva Ziegler More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bed and pillows were very comfortable. The room was very clean. However we arrived to check in and they overbooked and we were told they just switched over to a new computer system. Luckily we had our confirmation email stating we were booked. The room was extremely hot and the heat pump was not suitable for the size of... More 

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

We are very sorry that our air condition was not working properly. However, it is repaired now and in best working condition. You were completely right, we forgot the 3rd towel and I apologize for this mistake. I hope it was fine for you when I dropped it off early in the morning, as you asked me to. I still... More 

Newmarket, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel covered the basics well--the room was clean, the beds were comfortable, free WiFi was provided and it is in a great location (within walking distance to pretty much anywhere touristy). Like much of Lunenburg parking is at a premium; we were provided with a parking pass for a small lot across the street and over a few buildings,... More 

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

"The town lay-out was determined long before any accommodation for cars or parking could be considered by urban planners and we actually have a UNESCO World Heritage site designation relating to that fact." (Lunenburg Town Office) We are very lucky to have a small spot for parking, unfortunately we can not have bigger one, due to UNESCO restrictions. I apologize... More 

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