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Heart's Desire Bed and Breakfast

686 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Bubry, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

What a wonderful place to stay! Really friendly and helpful hosts. We had a beautiful room, with a great view of the bay and sunrise. Delicious breakfast, which included fresh fruit salad, home-made scones, ham, eggs, muffins and very yummy home-made baked beans. Mahone Bay is a beautiful town and a great place to stay if visiting Lunenburg and Blue... More 

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Coquitlam, BC
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92 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This was our second time to visit Mahone Bay so we made a point of spending two nights there and were so glad that we did. Heart's Desire is within easy walking distance of the shops and restaurants in lovely Mahone Bay but just far enough away to guarantee a quiet night's sleep. While our room had a garden rather... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and were glad you chose to stay with us. We hope to see you again should you return to Nova Scotia. Best wishes, John & Denise More 

Manitoba, Canada
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We enjoyed our stay in Mahone Bay very much, we wished we would have stayed two nights as our next night in Lunenburg was a bit iffy. We really enjoyed the hosts John and Denise. John always ready with his wit and Denise very helpful. Denise gave us some good hints on places to see on our way south from... 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 too were sorry you couldn't stay longer as we enjoyed our chats and hearing about your home and art work. We're glad you found our suggestions useful and that they added to, what we hope, was a great holiday.Let's hope you make it East another time and come back for a longer visit!... More 

Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful experience. A very good location with a nice view of the harbour but far enough away from the shops to be quiet. The inn was beautifully decorated, with clean modern bedrooms. The hosts are delightful and serve a wonderful breakfast.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. We hope you come back for another visit soon! Kind regards John & Denise More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is a great B&B in a lovely location for exploring South Shore. The hosts are really fun and very very helpful, even if they are Everton FC fans. The breakfasts were awesome and the room nicely finished. Make sure you hire bikes and cycle the trail to Lunenberg, it's easy but lovely. Also the deli at the end of... More 

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

Thanks for a great review! We enjoyed meeting to you and our conversations, even if you do support the other Merseyside team! We look forward to seeing you on your return to Nova Scotia. Regards John & Denise More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Spent 3 nites at this B&B in Mahone Bay. John & Denise were perfect hosts and made our stay so enjoyable. They were very informative of the area and their breakfast got you off to a great start to the day. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend Heart's Desire to anyone wanting a good B&B in this area.

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

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to write such a great review! It was great to chat -learn about your day, especially your trip on the Blue Nose, and get to know you. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Nova Scotia and that you come back again soon!... More 

Delta, Canada
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We stayed here for our first 2 nights of a 2 week vacation. It is going to be hard to beat the hospitality, comfort and fabulous breakfasts that we experienced at Heart's Desire. The hosts, John and Denise, are warm and humorous, making us feel right at home in theirs. It is located right across the road from the water,... 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 were also sorry you couldn't stay another night. We enjoyed talking to you and hearing about all your travels. Hope you enjoy the rest of your Nova Scotia "adventure". Best wishes John & Denise More 

Westminster, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The owners could not have been nicer or more pleasant. Only 3 bedrooms so no overcrowding. The guest were fun and pleasant. The restaurants in the area are easy and casual. If I return to Mahone Bay, I will be sure to stay here!! Can't say enough about how pleasant it was.

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

Thank you for your great review! We enjoyed meeting you and we're sorry your stay wasn't longer. We hope that you get to come back and stay another time. Best wishes John & Denise More 

Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 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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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

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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