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Gillespie House Inn

358 Main Street, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M1S0, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 8 Parrsboro B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Witney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. Friendly welcome with advice and menus available on eateries in town. Great room (number 1) with comfortable seats and a nice view over the front garden. Good breakfast. This was the highest price we paid whilst touring Canada but it was worth it. Would happily return.

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Cumberland Center, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a visit to Parrsboro where we attended a weekend family reunion. We chose to stay at the Gillespie House Inn so we could have a peaceful and uncomplicated spot to retreat between the various family events. The rooms were beautifully appointed in Victorian style, with gorgeous linens and comfortable beds. Everything was pristine in terms... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

My two children and I stayed at Gillespie House and were thoroughly charmed by the beautiful rooms, luxurious beds and bathrooms, idyllic gardens, delicious breakfasts and warm welcome by everyone here. The only downside to Gillespie House is leaving it. We will return to Nova Scotia just for the pleasure of coming back to the nicest bed and breakfast I've... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

What wonderful Hosts. I cannot say enough. Walk to town and shops. Stayed in room fronting on house 2nd floor. BEST BED IN ALL OF NOVA SCOTIA. It was so quiet and peaceful. I enjoyed the old fashion tub. The rooms are clean and updated. Such a well kept property. The hosts talk with you but give you privacy too.... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Thank you so much to all the staff. This was very pleasant, the food was terrific. The room was a bit dirty but we told the front counter and they quickly got us a new room. Highly recommended to anybody passing through.

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

After waiting a year to post this review I am thinking this guest has made a mistake and sent the review to the wrong place. After checking our records for August last year I cannot find anyone from this guest's hometown registered as a guest at our establishment. In the event that he really was a guest here, I can... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Stayed here two nights and got in late the first night. Dave and Lori were very accommodating and so nice to talk to. They also helped pack us a quick breakfast to-go as we needed to leave early morning on a kayak tour. Enjoyed the room, privacy and interactions with the other guests. It felt like you were staying with... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your experience at Gillespie House Inn with others. Our goal is to connect with our guests and make everyone feel welcome. David More 

Annapolis Royal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Thank you so much David and Lori for a great stay at your beautiful inn. All the extra details in the room were so appreciated; you have thought of everything that a travelling guest might need. Our room was very large and comfortable, the bathroom was incredibly spacious and the claw foot tub so inviting. Our guest room and bathroom... More 

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Miramichi, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

What a grand bed and breakfast! The hosts and their fur-kids, Abby and Piper, are a delight and so friendly. The attention to detail in this home is phenomenal. There are plenty of areas to sit and relax in and outside the bed and breakfast. We felt so comfortable and relaxed here. The landscaping around this home is beautiful too.... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We spent two nights in September at the Gillespie House Inn, a lovely older home in Parrsboro and very well kept. Hosts David and Laura paid great attention to detail. Our bedroom was good sized with comfortable furniture and we slept well. Breakfast menu included good selections with delightful presentation. The comfortable dining room offered a good atmosphere for visiting... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stayed at The Gillespie House Inn while exploring the Bay of Fundy, Cape d'Or and Advocate Harbour. The little town of Parrsboro can be seen in an hour, but the surrounding coastline is well worth a visit. The Inn is a lovely old home run by a couple who don't hover. The beds are very comfortable indeed, and the... More 

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