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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We never miss an opportunity to stay at Riverview Cottages when we visit Parrsboro. The cabins are cozy and rustic--the perfect getaway from the city. The cabins with kitchens have enough amenities to rustle up a meal for the family. For those not inclined to cook, the town of Parrsboro has lots of nice little eateries. The property has a... More 

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Huntly, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

fortunately managed to get one of sandras' cottages for a night as we passed through town back to basics, no email or internet but had a ball. cottage was fine for 2 of us, had a fridge and was 'rustic' stocked up on beers and food and had a great picnic before bed and simply sat and read a book... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The cottage we stayed at had a wood stove, although we didn't use it. The cabin was very rustic and basic, but it was very clean and tidy. The bed was a bit sproingy, but the blankets were warm and cozy. No complaints, and a perfect place for a cheap getaway. It was a great change from the Bed &... More 

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Thank Perry G
Southern, Ontario
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We spent our five days in Parrsboro in one of Sandra and Richard's cottages. We stayed in cottage # 17. It is one of their larger cottages with a full size fridge and stove. It also had a microwave, coffee maker, toaster and all the dishes and pots you will need. The cottage was nicely finished and very tidy. This... More 

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sydney ns
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I knew these places were going to be rustic, I knew quiet time was 11pm but really!!?? We were in town for the not since Moses, had most of your cabins booked that weekend, don't dare make a whisper after 11pm tho, no fires, no, no, no! Felt like I was a kid again thanks but no thanks, and yes... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

It had everything we needed. However a fan is essential in summer. We did need it. Bed was not comfy. Might have been nice to have a tv with dvds-we aren't asking for cable. Bring your own shampoo,etc. The place was spotless, though. Easy walk to downtown. I think it was a bit over-priced.

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Thank scarey23
Shreveport, Louisiana
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

These cute quaint cottages were perfect to meet our needs on our recent trip through Nova Scotia. We love having use of a kitchen, and it was well stocked. I even appreciate that they cover the silverware tray with Saran to keep clean. The owners were so kind to even send my sandals I'd left behind in the mail. Highly... More 

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Loved the tiny cottage with the antique iron beds and the well appointed Kitchenette. The setting is lovely and the staff were very helpful. There is no TV or air-conditioning but it was not missed! It is a very quiet setting within a short drive of the village of Parrsboro.

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Thank LoriWebster
Antigonish, Canada
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were touring the beautiful Glooscap Trail from Masstown to Advocate Harbour and decided to spend the night in Parrsboro. The Riverview Cottages caught our eye as we arrived in the village and we were able to stay in Cottage #6, the Iona. The rustic charm of the cottage and the wonderful, friendly owner, Sandra, made our... More 

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Brewer, Maine
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6 reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Loved the place. My parents honeymooned there 62 years ago, and we have stayed several times in the past. However, this time we stayed for a week. Peaceful, homey and comfortable accommodations. Owner so helpful and charming. I would recommend the cabins over any hotel. Private and beautiful location. Already made reservations for next year. Thank you so much.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Riverview Cottages

Address: 3575 Eastern Ave | P.O. Box 71, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Parrsboro
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Riverview Cottages Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
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“Some of the cabins have heating, some do not. Might be an issue if it is cold.”
 of 5 bubbles 882perryg, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the cottages are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles LoriWebster, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Any of the cabins are nice, but we chose one of the bigger ones as we spent a week and could cook if we wanted.”
 of 5 bubbles annmaries3sons, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Free wifi which did not always work.”
 of 5 bubbles M7764SSdianeb, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Although we can not speak for the other cottages, #1 was an excellent cottage. It is closest to the owner's house so has the best WiFi reception.”
 of 5 bubbles ScottY810, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
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