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Bristol
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this at the last minute as it was the "last room in town"! Talk about falling lucky though; the place is absolutely superb in every respect. First class period decor all in immaculate condition, a wonderful hostess who couldn't be more helpful and all in a perfect position almost next to the botanical gardens and within walking distance... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This well positioned hotel has a wealth of history reflected in its very individual style. The staff are very welcoming and service is excellent. It is worth visiting for the breakfast alone with warm peach muffins to start the morning.

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New Rochelle, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was beautiful. Everything was spotless and in perfect shape. Breakfast was excellent. The town is quaint. We lucked out and hit the end of silent art auction which was recommended to us by the Innkeeper. She also recommended the graveyard tour which I would highly recommend. It was entertaining and very informative about the history of the area.

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely B&B built in 1859 that is within an easy walk to downtown Annapolis Royal. The bed was very comfortable and the breakfasts were excellent. The bath was well appointed though small (shower only). During breakfast we were even treated to a visit from the Town Crier. The folks running the inn are warm, friendly, and very... More 

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely stay at Hillsdale! The owners were so friendly and helpful! The room was great and spacious. The backyard was perfect for an afternoon book and a glass of wine. The breakfast the next morning was absolutely delicious!! Short walk to restaurants and shops. Would highly recommend staying here!

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a charming B&B, but don't expect creature comforts. Room 3 has two very squeaky twin beds. And if you want a bath, the Victorian tub is wonderful. But if you prefer to shower, you will be frustrated with the tiny ring of shower curtain that hangs in the tub and attacks you. Also, there's no way to avoid... More 

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Paul S, Owner at Hillsdale House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our property. In all honesty, this is the first time in the 10 plus years that we have owned the Inn that we have received a comment that the beds in Room 3 were squeaky. As a result of your feedback we will certainly be investigating further. Regarding the... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely appointed bed and breakfast. Excellent breakfast options. Spotty Internet in room. Better in common areas. Some rooms larger than others. Hosted 13 person bicycle tour. Room 10 is good choice , if you have a choice

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Paul S, Owner at Hillsdale House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your feedback. I am surprised to learn that you had issues with the internet, as we did a recent upgrade and everything tested fine throughout the property. I am not sure if you brought this to our attention during your stay, as we would certainly have investigated and rectified immediately. Thanks again for your comments. More 

Scotia, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hillsdale House Inn, set off the main road in Annapolis Royal, provides a convenient site to explore the historic sites of Annapolis Royal. Fort Anne is just a short walk down the road passing the beautiful Victorian Gardens. The Inn and its grounds are meticulously maintained and I had the good fortune to participate in a catered outdoor dinner... More 

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nova scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from a two night stay at this wonderful inn. We stayed in a king room and had to place our two children on cots on the floor (no other rooms being available). The owner was very accommodating about this and the room large enough that it did not cause any issues. As well, our youngest ended up... More 

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Grenoble, France
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed just one night in this historic B&B. We were really impressed by the grandiose stairway and the size of the room, overlooking beautiful gardens. The bathroom was really large too. The innkeeper was too busy to be friendly. Breakfast service was slow due to the high number of guests. Obviously this place is popular for good reasons !

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our distinctive inn is located in historic Annapolis Royal minutes from one of the oldest European settlements in the New World, Port Royal. Built as an Inn in 1859 the Hillsdale House has catered to many famous persons, including George V of England in 1884. The Inn has a long standing tradition of providing gracious accommodations set in idyllic surroundings. Our 13 guest rooms are all individually decorated with antiques and all have private en-suite baths. The property offers an estate setting on 12 acres of land with mature trees, manicured lawns, and fine gardens. Hillsdale House Inn is just a short walk to a number of shops, restaurants and attractions, such as the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, Fort Anne National Historic Site and the O'Dell Museum. We are also just a short drive to the Habitation at Port Royal, a national historic site, and the shores of the Bay of Fundy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillsdale House Inn

Address: 519 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Annapolis Royal
Price Range: $88 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hillsdale House Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Hillsdale House Inn Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
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