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Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast

686 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third stay in the one room little cottage behind this b&b. Has a screened in porch, small deck with BBQ, fridge and microwave. At the end of Main St. Mahone Bay, one of my favourite towns. A great spot to explore the Lunenberg region.

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HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! It was great to see you again and we look forward to seeing you again next year. John & Denise More 

River Edge, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry we only stayed one night here as Heart's Desire is very nice and in a beautiful location, right by the marina. You can sit on the front porch and watch the boats come in and out. We had the Garden Room which has a private balcony overlooking the backyard. The room was comfortable, and there is an upstairs... More 

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HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review! We really enjoyed meeting you and were sorry you couldn't stay longer. We hope to see you again. Regards John & Denise More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Heart's Desire B & B during late summer 2014, as I visited the Mahone Bay & Lunenbourg area. John and Denise run this B & B very well and treat their guests very well. As I arrived, I received a very friendly welcome from John who helped me carry my bags to my room. He then provided... More 

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HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review - we really appreciate you taking the time to write it. We hope to see you again in the near future. John & Denise More 

Manitoulin island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with friends for four nights. The proprietors John and Denise greeted us and John insisted that he carry our luggage up to our rooms. He made light of this and this was just the start of our relationship with John. First of all the hotel. It is absolutely spotless with lovely cosy bedrooms most of which are ensuite.... More 

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HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review! We really enjoyed your time with us and just wish you had seen more sunshine! We hope you come back again soon for another visit. Cheers - John & Denise More 

Charlottetown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had a restful weekend away, wish we could have stayed longer...such gracious hosts and yummy breakfast too (bacon perfection!) . Thank you so much, we look forward to a return visit perhaps in autumn when all the beautiful leaves are out!

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HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review! We look forward to seeing you again. John & Denise More 

Chesterfield, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Such a fun place to stay and beautiful view, Super nice British couple. John and Denise are so helpful and JOhn is such fun. Mahone bay is one of the prettiest towns I've been in, the churches are a photographers dream and the houses would delight anyone. Added to that the many bed and breakfasts and the nice restaurants, many... More 

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HeartsDesireBB, Manager at Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your time in our wonderful town. John & Denise More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Heart's Desire was a delightful B&B located across from the Mahone Bay. The hosts, John and Denise, were wonderfully accommodating and the home was spotlessly clean. We enjoyed sitting out on the wrap around porch drinking our tea with cookies delivered by John, while overlooking the bay. The bed was very comfortable and the breakfast was delicious filled with... More 

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HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you, we really appreciate you taking the time to write such a lovely review. We enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again in the future! John & Denise More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was the start to our tour of Nova Scotia and what a way to start off. John and Denise could not have been better hosts, who could not do enough for us. It was very clean and the rooms very comfortable. The breakfasts outstanding with no two days the same. The view from the veranda was amazing. It felt... More 

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Many thanks for the great review. We really loved meeting all of you and are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We very much hope to see you again in the future - John & Denise More 

Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This was the best b&b my wife and I stayed in during our 28 day trip to eastern Canada. John and Denise couldn't do enough for us. Every time we came back to the home they were there to ask us if there was anything we wanted. They served us tea and biscuits in the evening. We were made to... More 

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Regina, Sask.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Truly a home away from home. A great place to stay, we were made really welcome. Rooms were very clean & comfortable, Breakfasts were delicious. My Wife & I would recommend this B&B. to anyone.We arrived as guests but left as friends.

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