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Holdsworth House Bed and Breakfast

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Digby's only 18th century bed and breakfast. 3 Guest rooms all with private en-suite. During your stay at the Holdsworth House, you get to experience first hand what life was like for the Loyalist Settler. Full breakfast is served in front of the open hearth in the restored 1780's kitchen. 18th century cooking classes available for an additional charge of $40/person. Prepare a traditional Loyalist meal on the open hearth. For early departures, we will pack you a breakfast picnic. Relax in the afternoon on the back deck overlooking the Bay of Fundy. It is possible to rent the whole house. Please contact for pricing.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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What a fantastic place to stay! In every corner is something new to discover! The attention to detail throws you back 300 years, and the atmosphere is something everyone should try out once in their lives. Our girls loved the costumes that Margaret has, and put on little plays
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What a great place to stay! We were there on June 27. The hosts, Margaret and Tony, were excellent. They made us tour the house, which is a very interesting place, gave us lots of interesting information about the area and recommended a great place for dinner. The breakfast was
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We stayed here for one night on our tour of Nova Scotia. Margaret and Tony were very friendly, gave us drinks on the deck and told us all about the history of the house and what they had done to recreate it in the style of the period in which it was built. The rooms are large
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Response from maggiemaedigby, Owner at Holdsworth House Bed and Breakfast
Responded 30 Jan 2017
Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review. It is always a pleasure to have guests that appreciate the "little" things we do. We enjoy meeting people from all over the world, and sharing the history of the house, and the wonderful part of Nova Scotia, that we call home. You are more than welcome as guests, if you are in the "area" again. Margaret and Tony
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Eight of us were guests at Holdsworth House this summer. The home is lovingly preserved and chock-a-block full of historical artifacts. Margaret and Tony no longer run the cafe but Margaret cooked an authentic Digby dinner over the fireplace for us. Margaret also gave us a tour
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We stayed at Holdsworth House for 3 days whilst on holiday in Nova Scotia and had a great time. Margaret and Tony were fantastic hosts, full of historical information about the house and good advice on where to visit and what and where to eat. Margaret also sorted out our whale
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"The Mable room is upstairs and directly under the roof. It has twin beds and an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub, only."
"Lovely water views from the James Room"
"The James room has an incredible window view of the Bay of Fundy. The James and Mabel rooms have a bath tub. The Elizabeth room has a shower (no tub)."
"Every room in this house is large and they all have multiple beds so it is great for families. The Elizabeth room has a shower only, no bath."
"we did not stay there, but we had a tour of the house by the delightful hostess and the rooms looked very clean and charming."
CanadaNova ScotiaSouthwest Nova ScotiaDigby
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