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Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages
260 Water Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada   |  
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Free breakfast with your stay
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Shelburne
New Minas, Canada
1 review
“Great place to stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Jim and I arrived on Saturday night (August 4th) ...greeted my friendly staff...and our room was perfect...When we ask the woman at the front desk where we could go for supper she suggested the Chinese place up the street that we could walk to...( great food)...then we strolled down to the water front... Continental breakfast served by the pool in a bright sunny room... would recommend this place to our friends...

Thanks Jim and Debbie

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sandrajim, Front Office Manager at Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages, responded to this review, November 11, 2013
our beautiful waterfront has an abundance of beauty to see..the scenery is just beautiful for a evenings stroll or an afternoon walk. There is several wonderful places to eat and our staff would only be to happy to show you the way.
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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Hubley, Ns
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 hotel reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My wife and I stayed in Shelburne for one night this weekend. Had the David George cottage. It was exceptionally clean, and had all the furnishings of home, for a reasonable price. The staff were all quite friendly.

The continental breakfast had all of the usual stuff (bread, bagels, muffins, oatmeal, cereal, fruit and juice. Breakfast is served in a bright room overlooking the pool.

Room Tip: Cottages are separate and with the air conditioner one, we could hear no road noise.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sandrajim, Front Office Manager at Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages, responded to this review, November 11, 2013
we offer 3 one bedroom cottages here at Mackenzies which offer a great weekend getaway,inside a beautiful fireplace, kitchen, bed and 4 piece bath. Our breakfast room is a lovely place to start the day! Thanks for staying with us.
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Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We has a great stay at Mckenzie cottages! The cottage was really cute and very clean! The cottage also had air conditioning and it was a very hot weekend so it was so comfortable sleeping there. We would stay here again anytime!!
The women at the front desk couldn't have been more helpful and friendly to us. We also enjoyed a swim in the pool which was very nice as well.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sandrajim, Front Office Manager at Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages, responded to this review, November 11, 2013
all our rooms are air conditioned in season, which hopefully provides a comfortable stay and sleep. Our staff is up to date on the best places to eat and any festivities going on in the area
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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20 hotel reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We had booked this motel through booking.com and received confirmation but the motel did not have our reservation. There were vacancies and they were very accommodating. Nice room, clean with limited continental breakfast. Tight bathroom space.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tucson, Arizona
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36 hotel reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Clean cottages, refrigerator, micro wave, comfortable bed, heated swimming pool, friendly owner and workers. Free breakfast and WI-FI. What more can I say comfortable place to stay while in this area.

Room Tip: They have larger and smaller cottages, depends on who is traveling with you.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Halifax, NS
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Wow....what a fantastic spot. A group of us stayed at MacKenzies cottages the weekend of July 13th, as we attended a concert at the Osprey Arts Centre. (Steven Page, excellent concert BTW).
Anyway, basically a home away from home. Extremely clean and comfortable. Couldn't ask for a better place to lay your head while in Shelburne.

The owners are more then accommodating.

Highly recommended!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Some friends and I were down for a concert at the osprey centre and stayed at the cottages for the night. The cabins were extremely clean and fresh with very nice amenities. The staff was super friendly and helpful. I would stay there again for sure! Also, it was very essy to find. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages

Address: 260 Water Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Shelburne
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Shelburne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
MacKenzie's has been family-owned for decades and offers the best of Nova Scotia's intimate cottages, affordable motel and luxury suites in a park-like, brook-side setting in a great location in the centre of town... something for every taste and budget! Free breakfast and wireless internet is included in all rooms. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Mackenzies Hotel Shelburne
Mackenzie's Motel And Cottages Shelburne, Nova Scotia

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