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Nova Scotia Newbie!

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Nova Scotia Newbie!

I'll be picking up my son from school in April. (Dal) . Wanting to stay in the Halifax area ..I'll have a rental car so it doesnt have to be directly near the university. I would prefer to stay if possible near the water..perhaps a small cabin of some sort. There doesnt seem to be anything in the downtown area, but what about the Dartmouth area or close by. I would just rather enjoy a nice quaint motel or something of the sort as apposed to the chain hotels. Any recommendations would greatly be appreciated. Thanks!

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1. Re: Nova Scotia Newbie!

Where did you end up staying in September?

Haliburton House in Downtown Halifax or B&B maybe in Dartmouth otherwise chain motels.

There is lovely B&B in Tantallon about 20-30mins from Halifax called Rum Hollow they appear to be open all season by reservation?


or Canada Select


The following from above website are all within 30mins of Halifax or less on the Dartmouth side

1,6,8,9,10 you would need to contact if open in April would be off season

Hope you find one open that would be suitable.


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If you don't mind a little drive there are all kinds of B&B's around that are very nice. I would head towards the Chester area. The Surfside Inn is nice and practically on the water. http://www.thesurfsideinn.com/

And great reviews too tripadvisor.ca/Hotel_Review-g1025162-d656244…

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Check under accommodations on www.novascotia.com

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4. Re: Nova Scotia Newbie!

i stayed at the waverly inn and liked that.

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5. Re: Nova Scotia Newbie!

The Hubbards area on the Lighthouse Route is just 30 minutes from Halifax on a good road.

There are quiet accommodations directly on the water, I think from what you describe this area would be perfect.


anything else let us know,

regards, blondie **

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