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Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

While visiting Nova Scotia we were fortunate enough to revisit one of our favourite motels. The rooms were nicely decorated and so very clean! Everything we needed was very close - within' a block or so... We really enjoyed ourselves and hope to visit Pictou again soon!

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your too kind review. We have now owned this little gem called The Lionstone Inn for 10 years and are always striving to improve our guests experience. We still have many years to go in renovations but are hopeful that one day everyone's experience will be as positive as yours was. Cabin 24 has undergone some... More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Couldn't say enough great things about my experience here. For starters the owners and staff are all super friendly and helpful. I found the location perfect as it was a very close walk into town and had grocery/liquor amenities right next door, as well as local road access for those wanting to experience the surrounding communities~ with a local micro... More 

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Wow. Thanks so much for your kind words. If there were a Guest Advisor, I would give you five stars as well. The cabin was left immaculately clean and it was a pleasure having such friendly guests stay at The Lionstone Inn. I trust you will find your way back really soon. Thanks for taking the time to review your... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Stayed two nights early July. We have stayed at The Lionstone before and returned because we loved the location and the clean rooms. These things remained unchanged. I found it odd though that there was a Kuerig machine in the room but no mugs or coffee pods. However what was really disturbing was workers putting up a ladder right by... More 

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry you feel this way. As was explained to you, we had been waiting several months for these contractors and did everything we could to ensure you would not be disturbed. Unfortunately, you were disturbed. You might have received an apology had you not decided to raise your voice and use a unwarranted tone with my staff. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The room was spotless clean, very comfortable bed and pleasant decor; staff were very helpful about helping us find our way around the area and the things to see. The price was very reasonable. All in all a fine place to lay your head for a night or a longer stay. We were made to feel very comfortable.

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Moncton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Nice enough. We had reserved the tiny cottage but it was very run-down inside and we decided to pay a bit more for a larger, nicer cottage. Old beds and tv (big old crt tv which sometimes went very red, picture-wise, but seemed to correct after a couple of minutes). AT least it was clean and it WAS nicer than... More 

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and for noticing how clean our property is. Given the price point of the small cottages, $64 per night, they are perfect for someone needing cheap accommodations with no frills. Those seeking more can book one of our many suites, one with a jacuzzi tub, for a few dollars more. When I travel, I make a... More 

Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We slept terrific, had plenty of hot water for showers, comfortable & clean accommodations, and convenient parking for 2 days. You really can't ask for more than that. As Nova Scotia is absolutely buried under snow right now, it's hard to see the full grounds, but it's easy to imagine that this Motel would be really lovely in the summer.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had just gotten off the ferry from PEI and stopped without a reservation. We had our choice of rooms and ended up taking a smaller room for $69. It was clean, had a refrigerator, microwave and wifi. They are updating the rooms and cottages. Located within walking distance to grocery store and restaurants. The staff was very friendly. While... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

I recently went to the Lionstone Inn. The room was clean and spacious. The accommodation was fairly close to the town and stores. The staff were friendly with some Newfoundland charm. Everything was great.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was our second stay at the Lionstone Inn and once again we were not disappointed. Our room was very clean and we noticed new carpet and drapes. The bed was very comfortable and we had a great night's sleep. The property is well located and kept very clean and for $79, you cannot beat that! Staff are also very... More 

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Coaldale, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stopped in at the Lionstone unannounced and lucked out getting a cottage for 2... The cottage is quaint to say the least, and as I understand it, updates and renovations are ongoing. I chuckled a bit when I saw the bed, as I do not remember the last time I slept in anything other than a queen size bed.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small family run business. Well maintained drive up motel units with a focus on cleanliness and value for the dollar.Several housekeeping cottages also on the property dating back to the 50's, most of which have been modernized and renovated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lionstone Inn

Address: 241 West River Road, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Pictou
Price Range: $64 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Lionstone Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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