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Anchorage House & Cottages
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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
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“Awesome trip down East”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Just wanted to share with all of you! This was the most relaxing trip I have had in years! We spent 3 nights. It was close to everything without the congestion of being in downtown Halifax. The owners were awesome! It was extremely clean, inside and out. Great place for a family reunion as well. Our next vacation in this area will be spent here, I just have to make sure I book early enough to have a cottage with a kitchenette; a fridge does make a difference.

Cheers!

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

Lovely friendly place to stay. We arrived early and staff were happy to accommodate our luggage so we could go off and explore. Accommodation was clean and sufficient for myself, husband and two kids (4 & 8). Pool was lovely and very clean and staff happy to open it up for us whenever (covered when light rain) but us Scottish folk like to swim in the rain. Outside space was good, deck and great BBQ.

These cottages allowed a great and comfortable place for us to lay our heads. Parking was very ample. Our exploring of the surrounding areas of Lunenburg, Peggy's Cove and even into Halifax meant not much time in the car and lots of time at the various locations. So many yummy food places nearby to.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Dartmouth, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

Aug. 25/13 - We left the cottage 1.5 days early of a 1wk. vacation. Our 2 bedroom cottage had no screen door and the glass panel on the steel door had no screen having to leave the door open for fresh air. In each of the bedrooms, sleeping five people (2 children) there were no dressers, only desks! The beds were not overly comfortable and mattresses should be replaced! The freezer dripped water unto the food on the lower shelves of the fridge. Mid week we reported the "on" button in the jet tub wasn't working - we heard from no one! The facility owned a dock across the street but it was not suitable for swimming. There are beautiful beaches within 5-10 min. drive! The property is within 30 min. of Halifax. We would not recommend this property!

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Anchorage H, Owner at Anchorage House & Cottages, responded to this review, 29 August 2013
Thanks for your observations, the issues described have been taken into consideration, and where we can, we will be making changes. Some things we have no control over, people do swim off our dock, however it is not always a good spot so we put in the inground heated pool to compensate. The style of dresser is the preferred as it provides drawers for clothing as well as a desk for personal computers etc. We welcome all comments and invite our guests to contact us directly in addition to posting on Trip Advisor.
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

This was such a great start to our family vacation. The cottages are small and cute with everything you need to enjoy your stay. The pool is excellent for the kids there is also a small play structure towards the back of the property. The location is prime, Queensland beach is only a 5 minute drive, close to a few small shops and grocery stores. The people who run this place are SUPER friendly and want you to enjoy your stay add much as possible. Don't need to say much more then we will recommend this lovely spot to others and also return as guests in the future.

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Walden, NS
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Reviewed 3 March 2013

An unexpected twist of fate found us needing a "home" for a month (february-at that!!)---we stumbled upon this gem and must have been guided there because it turned out to be the perfect spot. Nestled in a wooded area, our 2 bedroom cottage could NOT have been more cozy and comfy. Awesome beds-great sleeps!! It had everything we needed to make it homey and Chad and jessica could not have been more accomodating and respectful of our privacy. Dog walks to the ocean became part of the routine, and it was fun discovering the town of Hubbards---great folks!! We're coming back for sure

Stayed February 2013, travelled with family
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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

In September 2012 we were married in Hubbards at the near by Community Barn. We, along with our wedding party, family and friends stayed here for the night of the rehersal party and the wedding and it was fantastic. We had the rehersal party on site and it was the perfect way to bring everyone together before the big day. On the day of the wedding the grounds at the cottages were perfect for doing some photos and the cottages made getting ready a breeze. The area around Hubbards is a wonderful setting for a wedding and they are perfectly located so that everyone can enjoy themselves and not have to worry about travelling home afterwards. Staying here really was an important part of our wedding day and contributed to the very positive experience that it was.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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New Ross, Canada
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Reviewed 24 September 2012

beautiful clean cottages,the service was exellent .We enjoyed our stay very much and we will be back for sure .This place is worth recommending.We had no problems with our beds ,nice n comfy .Nice to relax either in the pool ,or just down by the water.Hubbards has everything what ur heart desires .

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Anchorage House & Cottages

Property: Anchorage House & Cottages
Address: 56 Shore Club Rd, Hubbards, Nova Scotia B0J 1T0, Canada
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Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Hubbards
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Speciality Lodging in Hubbards
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Anchorage House & Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Anchorage House is the perfect place for you to kick back, relax and enjoy the peaceful, laidback pace of Hubbards, Nova Scotia. Quiet vistas right from our own dock, the gentle waves of the cove, hearing the birds call, spectacular sunsets and great seasonal photo opportunities. Leave the busy hustle and bustle of your everyday lives and come and see what we are talking about; it's your nearest seaside escape that's a world away. Vacation accommodations including 12 cottages and 8 guest rooms, all named for the communities and beaches in our area, are located in Hubbards, Nova Scotia on the beautiful South Shore Lighthouse Route. Only 35 minutes from Halifax, Peggy's Cove and Lunenburg, and only 40 minutes from the Annapolis Valley. ... more   less 
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