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Brier Island Lodge

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557 Water Street, Westport, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0 Canada See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews dining room whale watching tour brier island nova scotia see whales seal cove great view second floor enjoyed our stay get away digby neck lobster stayed one night second to none long time coffee maker beautiful place
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to eat while visiting Brier Island. Cozy, clean and very friendly staff. Good fresh food. Enjoy watching the animals outside while eating. Would definitely go back and would recommend going.

Thank 743odettew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Briar Island is quite literally at the 'end of the world' for Nova Scotia anyway. Drive to Digby, drive south, take a ferry, drive south again, take another ferry. Sounds hard work. No, It's a lovely drive and the ferries are short trips and efficient....More

Thank Judi09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Brier island to whale watch and picked this hotel only because we didn’t want to drive back and are we ever glad we stayed. The food was AMAZING. Our server at dinner, Cindi, was a delight as well! Breakfast was also quite...More

Thank Trachalio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

had an amazing whale watching tour via Brier Island whale watching tours, then checked in Brier Island Lodge. Rooms were nice, clean and. comfortable. had dinner and breakfast in their dinning room. the food and service were outstanding. excellent place. would highly recommand this place.

Thank Trail213402
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Brier Island Lodge for our one night stay around 9 PM after going the wrong way getting off the ferry. Go right not left! We were greeted by Balin, nephew of the owners, and a great person to chat with about...More

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Brier Island Lodge offers 40 clean, comfortable rooms, most with an ocean/lighthouse view, along with a unique Nova Scotia regional dining experience and whale watching boat tours. Brier Island is famous for some of the best whale watching in the world, miles of coastal hiking trails, exceptional birdwatching, seal spotting, rock hounding, sand beach, traditional fishing village and three working lighthouses. A true maritime ecological paradise.

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Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
US$82 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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CanadaNova ScotiaSouthwest Nova ScotiaBrier IslandWestport
Traveller (168)
Dining (33)
Room & Suite (22)
Pool & Beach (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (7)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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16 July 2018|
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Response from scott w | Reviewed this property |
Brier Island Lodge is about two and a half hours drive from the Yarmouth/Maine ferry - maybe two hours if you synchronize your departure with the schedule of the two local ferry's you need to take to leave the island! Brier... More
16 July 2018|
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Brier Island is on the route to Yarmouth (via Highway 101). However, you must leave this highway near Digby, and follow secondary roads to Brier Island (abut 70 kms.) You then return the same way to continue on to... More
30 April 2016|
Response from BrierIslandLodge | Property representative |
Hi Eryn! We offer rooms for all sizes of family. Some of them include two queen beds, one king, one queen bed with a Jacuzzi, or smaller rooms for those with less to bring. The best way to find what rooms are available on a... More
Room Tips
"Don't do the Airbnb Room."
4 weeks ago
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"try to avoid rooms on lower floor: too much noise from the upstairs guests"
5 Sep 2018
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"Give yourself extra time in Brier Island, you will love it."
1 Sep 2018
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"The lodge is old and needs updating. We could hear people talking, walking, and flushing toilets from..."
1 Aug 2018
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