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“Pleasantly surprised” 4 of 5 stars
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Super 8 Amherst
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   40 Lord Amherst Drive | Trans Canadian Hwy 104, Exit 4, Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 4W6, Canada   |  
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Amherst
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“Pleasantly surprised”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Used to live in the area and honestly didn't have high expectations for this stop. Amherst a great town but not one I remembered having a lot of amenities so delighted to find such a clean and accomodating hotel. Visiting friends in the area so unable to enjoy the pool in the evening but took advantage of a swim before heading out next day. Our teen boys loved the waterslide and chance to hang out in the hot-tub. Breakfast a nice mix of choices. Overall a restful stop. We headed to Joggins/Advocate area next so this was a great starting off point to our NS Adventure.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Janalyn, Front Office Manager at Super 8 Amherst, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Thank you for your review of your recent stay with our clean Super 8 in Amherst. Glad you were able to use pool and hot tub to relax before heading out. It was great you enjoyed our mix at breakfast bar. I am sure you enjoyed a beautiful drive to advocate/Joggins. Please come visit us again when you are in the area.
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

We came here during a road trip from Toronto to Halifax. We arrived late at night and the room was clean the shower was fine, breakfast included was ok. Definitely a place to stop by when driving by that area. Don't get there late at night as the road could get foggy and there is always a risk to "meet" some animals crossing the road. The hotel was ok but pricey (over $130). Apparently this is the rate around that area. Nice free parking lot as well. And nice free wifi.

Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Janalyn, General Manager at Super 8 Amherst, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Thank you for your review of the Super 8 Amherst. Glad you enjoyed the free parking and Wi-Fi. Our rates do depend on the time of the year, we are in summer months therefore rates in the area are higher than the shoulder season. They are comparable in the area. Hope you enjoyed your trip to the Maritimes.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Spent one night there on our way to Newfoundland. Room was clean and comfortable. Good location near the highway. Fast food restaurants near by. Would stay there again. Breakfast area a bit small. Breakfast selection good.... the usual items found in these type of hotel.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Janalyn, General Manager at Super 8 Amherst, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Thank you for your review of your recent stay on your way to Newfoundland. Glad you enjoyed our clean and comfortable rooms. Breakfast bar area is smaller; we do provide tray if you would like to take to your room you can. Good to hear you enjoyed the selection of the breakfast bar. Have a Super Day!!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

What I like:
- courteous staff
- although I didn't use the swimming pool but surprised to see a water slide

What I don't like:
- our room a bit smelly, perhaps someone had smoke in the room earlier.
- very little selection for breakfast.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Janalyn, General Manager at Super 8 Amherst, responded to this review, September 9, 2013
Thank you for you r review of your recent stay. Glad you enjoyed the staff. We do have a few smoking rooms, not sure what room you were in. if you were beside a smoking room with someone smoking in there? Did you request to move rooms? Hope you enjoyed your trip to the Maritimes.
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Additional Information about Super 8 Amherst

Address: 40 Lord Amherst Drive | Trans Canadian Hwy 104, Exit 4, Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 4W6, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Amherst
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Amherst
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Super 8 Amherst 2*
Number of rooms: 1
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Also Known As:
Super Eight Amherst
Amherst Super 8
Amherst Super Eight
Super 8 Amherst Nova Scotia

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