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Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast

686 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 7 Mahone Bay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, Ontario
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything that has been said about Heart's Desire is true. John and Denise are excellent hosts and they made our 4 day stay very worth while. If you are a light sleeper, it would be better to request a room at the rear of the house as the traffic noise can be disturbing, despite the fact that Mahone Bay only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at close to 30 different B & B summer from Manitoba to Newfoundland. The BEST hosts by far were Denise & John Perry at Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast. There were times this summer where we encountered awkward, even disconnected hosts. They would disappear after showing us our room and didn't even bother to socialize after serving us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first experience at a B&B and thanks to Denise and John, we are hooked! Both of our hosts were absolutely awesome, from the moment we arrived till the day we left (7 days) we felt as if our comfort and happiness was their number one priority! Every morning we were treated to hot coffee or tea in... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely bed and breakfast. The home is beautiful, and the rooms very clean. There are two lounges to unwind in apart from the bedroom. I felt very at home. The hosts, John and Denise were warm and friendly. I felt like I was a family guest, not a patron. I would highly recommend this place for any... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The hosts are just the most loveliest people with an amazing sense of humour. The house was more than clean and we could have stayed there for weeks! Mahone bay is a lovely place and you definitely have to stay with them! Thanks Again for all. You made our trip sooo much nicer and we hope to come back one... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Working in the accommodation industry for many years has afforded me the opportunity to experience an array of holiday stays. This B&B is exactly as advertised. My 19 year old daughter and I stayed here, on our trip from BC to the Maritime provinces. The location is direct water view, steps from shopping and dining, easy short drives to explore... More

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Midland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Gorgeous spot overlooking the bay and a beautiful old house! I loved our big, bright bathroom and sitting areas.Our hosts, John & Denise were very nice and helpful. They were very accommodating with a gluten sensitivity & carrying a lot of luggage for us. lol.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We stayed two nights at this lovely B&B and we were well taken care of by our wonderful hosts, Denise and John. It is a beautiful spot overlooking the bay, close too all the nice restaurants and gift shops. The community was well decorated with the scarecrows so it was a good time to visit the area. The next time... More

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12 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Went to Mahone Bay for the Oct 4 to 6 scarecrow festival. We stayed at this very nice B/B, which is run by a super nice couple. The place is cleaner than clean, lovely spot over looking the Bay with a great outdoor deck to sit on, drink local whine and watch life go by. Was a fabulous stay, A1... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Denise and John were the best hosts - they were very hospitable and made us feel very welcome. Offers of tea and cold drinks in the afternoon were a nice extra touch. And John carrying our suitcase to our room. Room was very comfortable even though modest in appointments and the bathroom was spacious. The whole house was truly spotless... More

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Address: 686 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Mahone Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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A classic four square house built in the early 1900s overlooking beautiful Mahone Bay. Located steps away from the delightful shops, restaurants and cafes of Mahone Bay. ... more   less 
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