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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a quiet and nice historic Inn located in the heart of Pictou (everything in walking distance). The rooms was big and well maintained - so was the bathroom. The breakfast in the basement (former pub) is OK but nothing fancy. We can recommend this place.

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Thank Juengel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint inn in a quiet area. Nice location for home base while exploring the surrounding area. Close to the ferry to P.E.I. Friendly staff. I recommend asking for rooms on the first floor if you prefer to not climb stairs. Easy walking distance to the downtown area with some nice shops and good restaurants.

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Thank Brewercraig13
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here 2 nights. Don't be put off by the entry -- there's little in the way of a lobby. Splendid old Customs House. The rooms are beautifully decorated and spacious. Very quiet with views of the bay through the enormous windows. AC worked well but you wouldn't need it in cooler weather. Doug was a very pleasant host and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just spent two nights in the Customs House Inn. It was fantastic!! Comfortable king bed big jacuzzi tub. Walk to cool pubs with great food and music. Beyond homey feel with the wonderful Dave and Doug as hosts!! We highly recommend! Highest ceilings and most beautiful woodwork I have seen in this unique historic site.

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Thank Judy M
Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Worth the short drive over the historic causeway to Pictou.Very comfortable and homey,warm welcoming all around.Best sleep ever and right down town.You gotta stay here and enjoy this historic town.Lots of good spots to eat nearby and they offer continental breaksfast at the Inn

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We spent one evening at this Inn. We were a little concerned when we were entering the building because the entrance stairs are in disrepair. Our room was fine with a brand new bathroom but we didn't want to open the windows because all the screens were torn. We enjoyed a good breakfast the next morning with toast, cereal, etc... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This was a real customs house ( import duty and tax office) when built in 1872...140 years ago. It is at the waterfront, about 200 meters ( yards) from the full size replica of the Hector and only a bit further from the then US Consulate. Restaurants, waterfront, ships, salt air...right here...and the large bedrooms are very comfortable.

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1 Thank Canuck2017
New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

First, the owner was a very pleasant, interesting man. We enjoyed conversing with him as he told us about the history of the building and town. Otherwise, we were not happy with the Inn. When we arrived there was no one around. When the owner showed up he had no idea that we had a previously made reservation. It was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We wanted to use Pictou as our jump off point for our visit to Nova Scotia and this inn was just fabulous. The rooms feature lots of original woodwork and very high ceilings. Walking distance to main street in Pictou with some cute restaurants. Innkeeper is Doug and is super personable. The continental breakfast could be slightly improved with muffins/Danish/bagels... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

The customs house is so grim a building we drove right past thinking it could not be a hotel . A prison perhaps,or a warehouse. There was another such a place in the middle of town, surrounded by a wire fence and actually derelict. The innkeeper answered our knock wearing shorts with a wondering look ,as if he too was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge

Additional Information about Customs House Inn

Address: 38 Depot Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Pictou
Price Range: $100 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Customs House Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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