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Halifax, Canada
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97 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there again on our way home from Celtic Colours . Room 111 where we stayed as usual was very clean .. Carpet just shampooed. Bed very comfortable .. Breakfast fine ..highly recommended unless you want luxury .. Luxurious enough for us . Very easy access off of exit 25 ..

Thank 154976judy
redmacke, Owner at Tara Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. No , we are not luxurious but we try to provide a feel-like-home atmosphere at a reasonable price. More 

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

The photos and positive reviews must be of the upper level rooms. The lower level room we had was pretty grimy. Shower was disgusting, bathroom was very dated, bed was soft and warn. We could hear every peep from upstairs, including the toddler running laps around the room at 6am.

Thank Soo_traveler
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed October 2, 2016

We chose to make a reservation at the Tara Inn because we wanted a room with an outside door. We were travelling with our dog and this makes it easy to take him out without having to go through a lobby. The decor is definitely dated, if this is important to you. Personally, I am more concerned with cleanliness and... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 1, 2016

stayed there one night,the place is clean and the price is good for what you get. Not the typical small motel. Rooms with no carpet wich is a really good feature. Only thing holding me to give a better review is that wi fi was not working and the clerk did nothing to fix it.

Thank Bill J
redmacke, Owner at Tara Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment on your stay. Our guests comments help us to improve our operation. I will specifically check out your Wi Fi problem. More 

Gaspereau, Canada
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016

While visiting New Glasgow for work, two co-workers and I were enticed to the Tara Inn by the very affordable price and the very favourable tripadvisor reviews. Our experiences were wonderful - clean rooms, comfy and clean beds, great staff, delicious continental breakfast...no complaints. Those wanting fancy schmantsy lodging might be able to find fault, but not us. It was... More 

Thank Shirley R
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Halifax Region, Canada
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82 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This older style hotel/motel was a great place for a traveler to rest up and relax. The rooms are dated but very clean and comfortable. The things I liked most was how quiet the rooms were and the fact that you could park right outside you room door. No carrying bags, no elevators and one step and you are outside... More 

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redmacke, Owner at Tara Inn, responded to this review

Your comments are appreciated. We strive to do our best and mak our guests comfortable. More 

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed September 25, 2016

What a charming place with such a friendly staff! We stayed in the lower level of rooms around the back and across from a beautiful, well-manicured cemetery. It was wonderful. The room was so comfortable and quite large. The 3-piece bathroom was great with a walk-in shower and all very new. The only suggestion I would have for the owners... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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54 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Honestly, I am writing this review from the hotel room....we haven't even spent longer than a few hours here and I am already impressed. Not your typical motel. Had a hard time finding a decent-priced place to stay for 1 night (as we are travelling), found Tara Inn on TripAdvisor, walked right in and got a room. Easy check-in, affordable... More 

Thank Carmen S
redmacke, Owner at Tara Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Encourages us to provide good accommodations. More 

Thunder Bay
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39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We came off the Cape Breton trail and stayed here due to it's proximity to the Halifax Airport. It's less than two hours away. The hotel was comfortable and clean enough, although by the look of our socks, the laminate was in need of a sweep. The rooms looked a bit dated, but it's bright and for being an older... More 

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Voluntown, Connecticut
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed September 9, 2016

I would do 3.5 if I could. Clean, friendly, easy highway access. Good breakfast for a motel. Fine for an overnight stop. Not much in the immediate area for dining though. Would stay there again if our paths crossed.

Thank Dany V
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tara Inn has 32 drive-up units and one two bedroom suite. Complimentary continental breakfast and high speed internet. Quality rooms at a comfortable price. Canada Select 3 Stars. All rooms non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tara Inn

Address: 917 East River Rd | New Glasgow, N.S., New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 3S5, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > New Glasgow
Price Range: $66 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tara Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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“avoid rooms below, they have other rooms on top and that can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles G9361ZYbillc, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the lower level across from the cemetery are apparently newer and are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles cag9, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Not one on the lower level, as you hear everything above you”
 of 5 bubbles nancysI7174BY, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms face a cemetery.”
 of 5 bubbles YuliaG377, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“very good Wi-Fi signal”
 of 5 bubbles 280kh, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
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