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Denver
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Checked in late, hosts welcomed us with pastries and tea. Great room is 100+year-old home. Modern private bath. Great breakfast. Perfect advise and directions to our next destination. Would recommend this B&B to anyone going anywhere near this part of Nova Scotia. It was great place to stay on the way from the Halifax airport to Cape Breton Island because... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The B&B is a short drive to the Halifax airport which is why we chose it. It's very clean with nice Victorian period touches. Each room has an assigned private bath. Our Host Marla saw to every detail and made us feel quite welcome. The included full Canadian breakfast was terrific served at the dining room table, with full china... More 

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NelsonHouse, Owner at The Nelson House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you John for your lovely review. So glad that your enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Chocowinity
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the Nelson House. Our hosts were charming and helpful. Breakfast was really exceptional and our room was comfortable and well appointed. We enjoyed meeting other guests in the sitting room and at breakfast.

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Thank Hugh S
NelsonHouse, Owner at The Nelson House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your visit with us, We certainly enjoyed having you stay with us. More 

Germany
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2016

It was our first night ever in Nova Scotia and I met a very good choice with The Nelson House B&B! We never ever had such a warm welcoming as in The Nelson House from Marla and Darrell! It wasn't like coming in a B&B, it was like: coming to a part of family. Actually a part you really love!... More 

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NelsonHouse, Owner at The Nelson House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Nadia, Thank you so much, I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We enjoyed having you with us and our conversations. I will send you the recipes as well. Take care and enjoy the rest of your travels where ever that takes you! Marla More 

Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Thank you Marla and Darrell for the traditional Maritimes stay. Everything was great as usual. I almost wish it was winter, so Bailey could deliver my slippers. Love your dog. Special delivery with the tea on the deck. Your gardens are beautiful. We will be back again. PS: Marla makes awesome granola.

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NelsonHouse, Owner at The Nelson House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Cindy, will look forward to having you with us again! More 

Winnipeg
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We stayed here on the evening of September 20, 2015. We had a bedroom that shared a bathroom with another room. That was okay because the people who shared the bathroom with us were travelling with our group. They have a separate living area that can be used for reading, visiting, etc. Marla was a great hostess and offered three... More 

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Amsterdam, New York
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2015

My sister and I felt right at home! Nothing like sleeping in twin beds like when we were children! And the granola is a must have! Marla was very helpful in choosing which way to travel on the Cabot Trail and other must sees!

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Lindsay, Canada
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110 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This is a quiet residential neighbourhood (though we did hear the train whistle a couple of times in the night)...however, otherwise it is VERY peaceful! The rooms are large and spacious and spotlessly clean! When we arrived late in the day (about 7pm) there were guests out on the large front porch having tea, so we joined tham and had... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

We needed a place to stay between Lunenburg and Louisburg and The Nelson House had everything we were looking for. My mom and I shared the room with twin beds. The room was spacious with a large private bath. The eggs Benedict were delicious and Maria was very welcoming. There is a fully stocked grocery store two minutes away where... More 

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New York, USA
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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We were traveling through the area and needed a place to stay. Called ahead to The Nelson House and were lucky enough to find a room. Marla made our stay comfortable, offering a very pleasant room, a pot of tea and a fabulous breakfast. Highly recommended.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic stately home with sunny spacious bedrooms. Modern conveniences of today but surrounded by the charm of yesteryear. Conveniently located a short 20 minute drive from the Halifax International Airport. Gourmet breakfast with a choice of three entrees made from fresh local produce. Relax on our large veranda as the sun slips below the horizon, or enjoy your morning coffee made with freshly ground beans and let the sun warm you for the start of a new day. Come and enjoy! Your slippers await you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nelson House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 138 Main St East, Stewiacke | Nova Scotia, Stewiacke, Nova Scotia B0N 2J0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Stewiacke
Price Range: £65 - £67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Nelson House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Only 3 rooms, all are special!”
 of 5 bubbles Rocks19, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The front room is very nice with it's own private bath”
 of 5 bubbles K8744OVjohnk, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Every room is lovely! Each one is very spacious and bright! You can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles swillshaw, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“It's a furnace in the summertime!!! No airconditioning and only one window in the room opens big enough for a horizontal window fan!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles BonnieE73, 15 Jul 2013 | Read review
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