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Rum Runner Inn

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Stony Plain
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late and were told our rooms only had a double bed. We had requested two beds. Manager said the whole town was sold out due to a wedding. We were given the annex......don't take this. The main hotel looked ok with better views. Our room had a patio which we had to climb out the bathroom window to... More 

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Tim L, Owner at Rum Runner Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. For the clarity of others, yes our hotel was completely full. Yes, there was a large wedding party that had taken up rooms galore in town. We can lovingly substantiate this. You came in last minute to book a room. We had nothing to offer you. I offered you... More 

Yarmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the linens, the lamps, the corner shower with built-in shampoo dispensers, etc. The room was tastefully simple and comfortable. Although we couldn't get a room with a harbor view, there is a deck available to those rooms without one. Of course, the lovely restaurant has a deck with a view, so we certainly could see the harbor most of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our 2 night stay at the Runner Inn in Lunenburg. Our room (a King bed Room with Sun-porch and Waterfront View) was clean, pleasant and very comfortable. It also had the “phenomenal, unobstructed view of Lunenburg's waterfront” mentioned on the hotel web site. We spent quite a lot of time enjoying the view in the sun-porch. The... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at the Rum Runner in June of 2016 . It was great ,we were given room 5 which has a huge balcony overlooking the water. The room was great.When we arrived e were greeted by the owner Tim ,who also is the chef.Tim was great to deal with and couldn't do enough to make our... More 

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Plano, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked the hotel through a travel agent. I received a confirmed reservation email. We arrived at 7:45 PM and they had given away one of our two rooms. they said they tried to reach our travel agent for 3 days with no response (Freedom Tours NS). The town was booked and we had to settle for very poor... More 

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the entrance is less than inviting (possibly under construction?), this is a great place to spend a night or two! The rooms are bright & clean (ask for #5) & some have a large deck & view of the harbour. The staff were amazing...no stone was left unturned in their desire to help us. All questions were answered &... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rum Runner Inn is in a great central location in downtown Lunenburg. It is directly across the street from the fishing museum. The Inn is old as you should expect given its downtown location. It has clearly been renovated nicely. Our room was on the small side but OK for two of us for one night. The window view... More 

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Tim L, Owner at Rum Runner Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your kind review. Yes, the room you stayed in is smaller than the rest. More designed for the single business traveler who is on a budget. Now, other rooms, for a few dollars extra, are almost double the size... some with sunrooms and verandas. Insulated with sound-proofing, many rooms have amazing un-obstructed views of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the Rum Runner about a month before our arrival. Upon arrival we were greeted as if we were long lost friends.. All the paper Work was ready for us and we were escorted to our rooms by the hostess. The owner of the Rum Runner was in at the time and he was so accommodating and very friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed here for one night, but the staff were very helpful and friendly and the room was very comfortable with everything we needed. The restaurant downstairs is nice too, and fairly priced. Very convenient with a beautiful view! Would stay again!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this little Inn! The location was perfect, just across the street from the water. I highly recommend staying in room 5 or 6 or if you're traveling with someone request both of those rooms. They share a very large balcony overlooking the water; photo attached of the view at sunset. Every employee we encountered was very friendly and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boasting incredible panoramic views of the historic waterfront, the Rum Runner Inn, Restaurant & Lounge offers the premier hotel and dining experience in Lunenburg. Our guests are our passion and we ensure each and every one has a phenomenal experience. The Bluenose II recently returned to sailing after a major rebuild. We, in Lunenburg are very proud that this project took place at the Lunenburg Shipyard, the same site of construction of the original Bluenose in the year 1921. The Rum Runner Inn, Restaurant & Lounge is located in the building where the sails for the original Bluenose were manufactured. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rum Runner Inn

Address: 66 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Lunenburg
Price Range: $104 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rum Runner Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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