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“Clean but worn”
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The Lionstone Inn
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Pictou
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 October 2013

We stayed one night at the Lionstone. The positive aspect of the place is that it is clean and near a large grocery. The staff was pleasant. The not so positive aspect is that the furniture is very worn. The rattan on the sofa was unraveling and the cushions had seen a lot of use. The kitchenette was sparsely furnished compared to most. In terms of cost, we paid equal amounts for much better kept places. We also stayed on a day when the winds were blowing the pollution from the factory across the river, and that may have coloured our response, as the smell was unpleasant.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

If you just want an inexpensive, clean place to stay for the night, this is perfect. The bed was comfortable and whilst the facilities were somewhat dated and limited, for a one night stay that was fine. Nice to have the option of a cottage with 2 rooms.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Our stay there was very pleasant. The staff was very friendly and the rooms were well equipped and very clean. The rooms are a decent price and it's a nice place to stay while visiting beautiful Pictou County!

Room Tip: Room number #1 is nice with the jacuzzi tub.
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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2  Thank Ken S
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

We (2 couples) stayed in the duplex cottages #25/26. These are very 50's in decor and fixture, and sloping floors, but we were warm and comfortable and the price was reasonable. The only complaint we would make is that only one of the rooms had a decent t.v.(flat screen) while the other had a very old poor tube set that was difficult to watch. We bothered the staff a few times for directions to eateries, scenary and the beach as well as more towels and pillows and all of our requests were met with helpful advice and a smile.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

The staff are super friendly and the room is basic but clean. Great value for your dollar and if you are looking for a clean, friendly place to stay in Pictou this is definitely a great place to stay. Pillows were comfy, beds were comfy and staff is great and accommodating.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled on business
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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2013

Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to let others know how much you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Reviewed 3 March 2013

Lovely place to stay, was there March 2013, rented unit 27 cottage, was nice and modern, electric Fireplace, flat screen tv, nice and warm and cozy for March winter month, close to sobeys and Tim Hortons and liquor store all within walking distance. Had a great stay, staff very friendly and curtiouse would recommend to anyone. Good price for amenities.

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Reviewed 9 November 2012

We stayed there in October, 2012. It is very well equiped with a comfortable bed, cable TV nice kitchen and Very, very clean! The cleanliness really stood out over other places we've stayed.
We would stay there again anytime. The staff are all friendly and helpful. The location is very handy as well only a half a block to a liquor store and a Sobey's grocery store

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about The Lionstone Inn

Address: 241 West River Road, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Pictou
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Pictou
Price Range: £51 - £69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Lionstone Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Small family run business. Well maintained drive up motel units with a focus on cleanliness and value for the dollar.Several housekeeping cottages also on the property dating back to the 50's, most of which have been modernized and renovated. ... more   less 
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