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Tidal Bore Inn

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#6 of 8 hotels in Truro
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See why so many travelers make Tidal Bore Inn their motel of choice when visiting Truro. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a budget friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you. Rooms at Tidal Bore Inn offer a refrigerator, a desk, and a seating area providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi. If you are driving to Tidal Bore Hotel, free parking is available. While staying at Tidal Bore Inn, visitors can check out Truro Town Hall (2.2 mi), which is a popular Truro attraction. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Fletcher's Restaurant and Truro Heights Irving Big Stop, which are some diners that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Best of all, Tidal Bore Hotel makes it easy to experience many great Truro attractions like Victoria Park and Truro - Bible Hill Off-Leash Dog Park, which are some popular parks. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Tidal Bore Inn as you experience all of the things Truro has to offer.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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This is not fancy, but the price was right for the amenities. The room was clean. We stayed in early May so the restaurant was not running yet. The management directed us to a very good restaurant fairly close by. This is a short drive to the Tidal bore sighting.
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When I finally saw a room it was very dated but reasonably clean. Others have highlighted its deficiencies so I won't repeat them here. My low rating is on account of the reception. From the outside the hotel looks dilapidated so I asked to see a room. Man refused "I don't want to go out in the rain" (It wasn't raining). When I asked for a key to take a quick look he refused saying: "people take advantage". (Of what on earth I don't know!). I was about to say: "Well if you don't trust me to look at a room for 5 minutes without taking advantage, (whatever that is), then why should I believe you when you tell me it's clean and O.K.?" Then I saw the sign: "Bikers please don't use the towels to clean your motorcycles", and there you have it in a nutshell: This is a low-class motel run by people who couldn't care less whether you stay or not, catering to a low-class clientel. If you think this is you then go ahead and save a few bucks. But if you are a normal person then do yourself a favour and continue to the properly-managed Comfort Inn a kilometer down the road.
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We chose to stay here as a central spot to visit parts of Nova Scotia. We were on a month long vacation to the maritimes and took advantage of budget hotels where we could. This was a great place to stay. Pros: Price Location - both view and spot outside of Truro Quiet Clean Friendly staff at check in who gave us suggestions on what to see in the area Small Fridge Cons: I would like a kettle in the room I read other reviews and the comments about no shampoo in the rooms. This is a budget hotel and we were offered shampoo at check in. But I had brought some with me. There are other chain type hotels in the area who will charge you twice as much and give you a $0.99 bottle of shampoo. I think it depends on what you are willing to compromise for price.
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The first thing I noticed were the colorful chairs lined up on the top of the hill overlooking the bay and the city. The Bay of Fundy ends right below the Inn and the city lights at night are so pretty. The room was comfortable and clean. A very nice place to stay.
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This is a basic motel and the price reflects it. It was clean and the bed was comfortable. You won't find shampoo and lotion, but you will find soap and a hair dryer. The second floor requires you to use the steps. Plenty of good dining within a few minutes drive. If you want to see the tidal bore (especially during the night) this is the IDEAL location. Hop in the car and you're there in about 3 minutes. (Then go back to bed.) Contrary to the desk person, there is plenty of seafood in the area. Value and close to the tidal bore, that's why I'd suggest it for an overnight stay.
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PRICE RANGE
$57 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
tidal bore hotel truro
LOCATION
CanadaNova ScotiaTruro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
46
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