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Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

During our stay at DesBarres Manor Inn, it seems we've had a different experience than other reviewers. The Inn could use an exterior face-lift. The chipping paint and the worn and ripped outdoor carpet on the front stairs certainly did not provide a positive first impression. Nor did the greeting we received from the staff. The woman who greeted us... More 

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Lewiston, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

The Inn is near a lovely shore trail with historical markers so we had a great walk before settling in for a delightful dinner and a quiet, cool night's sleep. The room was not as luxurious as during our previous visit, but had a lovely view of the valley. Breakfast was wonderful.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My husband and I had a very long day of driving and were so pleasantly surprised by this luxurious hotel seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Our room was large and beautiful. We were late enough to not make dinner but enjoyed a cocktail in the spacious and well-appointed bar/drawing room. The massive porch was so relaxing. Breakfast was a... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

For Christmas I had no idea what to buy my husband then I thought something food related would be great..we love a good meal and well as cooking. I googled cooking classes and DesBarres appeared. I booked the cooking class getaway and we were not disappointed. We helped cook mussels and desert when first arriving. After enjoying our mussels we... More 

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Formia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We rode into Guysborough after dark, having covered 114 km from Cape Breton Island with just one break. We were tired, cold, and worried about finding any accommodation at all. It took an act of faith to follow our GPS, because Highway 16 takes a pair of right turns, then a left out of town after it becomes Church Street,... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We stayed at the end of September. It i s located in a remote town but worth the trip! The antiques in the rooms are very elegant . It was a warm evening and we had drinks on the covered porch before dinner. The chef was very talented and made us a dinner that was delicious and the presentation was... More 

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Charters Towers, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My partner and I booked the Romantic Getaway Package, and we were not disappointed. This beautiful old building is in a lovely quiet setting in a small seaside town. The building itself is gorgeous inside and out, and the grounds are beautifully maintained, truly a romantic spot. As promised, we had cheese, fruit, and Champagne waiting for us in the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My wife and I spent 2 nights at this superb property in Guysborough. Originally built in 1837 for a judge, it is a large house that has been totally renovated with the addition of spacious bathrooms, an excellent outdoor deck (with a covered portion for inclement weather), ceiling fans and bathroom wall heaters. It is an imposing property located on... More 

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Halifax Region, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband and I spent a weekend at DeBarres Manor Inn during August 2014. Our room was spacious with beautiful antique furniture. We purchased the 'romance package' for our first night. An excellent cheese tray was delivered to our room along with a bottle of bubbly. We enjoyed the cheese and beverage on the veranda overlooking the scenic lawn surrounding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Welcoming and comfortable. The staff was amazing (thanks Emily!!) and the room was comfortable. Wonderful dinner and breakfast. Comfortable seating on the decks. the surrounding town is very basic and restaurants close early.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named by The Toronto Sun as "one of 9 of the most romantic hotels in Canada", DesBarres Manor Inn brings together the style of a boutique hotel with the warmth of a country inn. Built in 1837 as the residence for Supreme Court Justice W.F. DesBarres, this restored manor home features 10 luxurious guests rooms, an award-winning fireside dining room and elegant common rooms on six acres of grounds in the heart of the charming seaside village of Guysborough. Recipient of the Nova Scotia Cuisine of the Year and seven Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence, DesBarres Manor Inn offers simple, direct and honest food that captures the flavours and traditions of our Nova Scotia region. The Inn offers a range of special getaway packages including cooking classes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about DesBarres Manor Inn

Address: 90 Church Street, Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H 1N0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Guysborough
Price Range: $133 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — DesBarres Manor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Desbarres Manor Hotel Guysborough
DesBarres Manor Inn Nova Scotia/Guysborough
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