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Gillespie House Inn

358 Main Street, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 7 Parrsboro B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Gillespie House Inn in June 2014 and this was one of our favourite stays during our 6 week trip of the Maritimes. The home and grounds are truly a picture, and Lori and David, our hosts, were very welcoming, attentive and helpful. We had a suite at the back of the house which gave us a seperate... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We stayed at Gillespie house for the weekend and did their "adventure and tastes of NS package". This made for a great weekend. The house is beautiful and the grounds are lovely. The owners are very friendly and knowledgeable about local events. Breakfast was well prepared and had lots of variety. We would recommend this B&B to anyone staying in... More

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gillespiehouseinn, Owner at Gillespie House Inn, responded to this review

Hello Alex, We are very pleased that you enjoyed your Big Tastes and Tides package, the kayaking is always awesome and the fine weather a bonus. More

Bisbee, AZ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We stayed at eleven B&Bs on our trip around Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, and this is the one we thought was most beautiful! It's an elegant house, with large porches full of potted plants and comfortable seating, and it's located on a gorgeous property --- rolling green lawn, big trees, and a white-spired church at the back. We... More

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gillespiehouseinn, Owner at Gillespie House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experiences at Gillespie House Inn. Asking other innkeepers for referrals is a great way to find the right place to stay. Our Unique Country Inns provide a network of excellent properties throughout Nova Scotia. More

Silver Spring, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

A beautiful inn and property. We were having trouble finding something nice in this part of Nova Scotia, so we asked for a recommendation from another innkeeper. I'll do that again! Our room, at the front of the house, was extremely inviting and comfortable. The hosts we're engaging company and the other guests so interesting that we all stayed longer... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The Inn, set back from the road on a large property, was a surprise. [When you pick your accommodations from the Internet, you can never be sure]. From the friendly greeting by the two friendly resident dogs to the well-appointed room to the extremely knowledgeable hosts, this stop on our journey turned out to be restorative (after a long drive),... More

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gillespiehouseinn, Owner at Gillespie House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We hope all our guests will enjoy the experience of staying at Gillespie House Inn as much as you did. More

Lunenburg, NS
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Our well-behaved dog was welcomed into this beautiful inn, making our exploration of the Parrsboro area and its many beaches a complete delight. As others have commented, the inn is immaculate; our room was tastefully decorated and thoughtfully equipped. There is much attention to detail, including the line-drying and ironing of sheets. Breakfast was generous and our stay was rounded... More

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Burke, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This is a lovely inn that was recommended on TA. The rooms are large. The mattresses were high but the beds were comfortable. The shower was small. Breakfast was delicious. Lori, the innkeeper, gave us a brief history of the house. She was also very helpful in advising us on what to see and do in Parrsboro.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We travelled to Parrsboro to see the play at the Ships Company Theatre and stayed for the David Myles concert, both great value for the money. We stayed at Gillespie House and dined at the Black Rock Bistro. Hosts Lori and David welcome you to the Inn as do Abbey and Piper, the two sweet dogs who are most anxious... More

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gillespiehouseinn, Owner at Gillespie House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Gillespie House and Ship's Company Theatre with others. It is always nice to see you at Gillespie House, and we hope to see you here again next year. More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Gillespie House during a trip to Nova Scotia. We only planned to stay one night but were so happy with our room and the hospitality that we stayed three nights. Breakfasts were delicious and ample and we enjoyed meeting other guests and comparing travel experiences. The owners were welcoming and gracious, and the inn... More

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Halifax, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

A friendly greeting by the dogs at the back deck followed by a cheerful welcome from Lori and David make this B&B like coming home. Beautiful Nova Scotia inspired decor and comfortable beds inside a period mansion. Parrsboro is an undiscovered gem in Nova Scotia and the Inn is walking distance to the quaint shops in the town like the... More

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Address: 358 Main Street, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Parrsboro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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