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Aurora Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Kingston
Reviewed 21 November 2007

This was an impromptu stay for me and my 12 year old son.A snow storm kept us from driving home after his hockey game in Kingston.The room was clean and comfortable , the man at the front desk welcoming.I can't remember why, but the restaurant was closed for breakfast ,cleaning or something.
{we checked out really early for another game so it didn't affect us}.

  • Stayed: November 2007
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Reviewed 18 July 2007

We needed to make a 'utility 'stop between Brier Island and Truro so selected the Aurora Inn as we wanted to take our time and follow the 'Glooscap Trail. We were encouraged when we saw the postion of the Aurora Inn. It is set in a park like setting and looks very pretty on the outside.
However, we were very disappointed on being given our room. It was cramped and dingy. The carpet was dirty as were all the air vents for the air con. The walls needed decorating as well. The tiles around the bath etc left a lot to be desired and the bathroom was tiny..
I had to complain about the state of the pillows and the under covers on them which were badly stained. The lady came with clean ones and was very gracious but it should not be necessary to check ( I always do though )
The bed was clean enough but quite hard. Some people do like hard beds though so that is a matter of personal taste.
There was no room to move around in the room and we didn't even stop for breakfast in the morning.
We tried to leave at 6.30am but the reception did not open until 7am.
The restaurant was quite good though. We had a decent meal there in the evening.
This is not a place I would recommend to anyone.

  • Stayed: June 2007, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank Fuerty
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Reviewed 1 June 2007

The staff at this motel were very welcoming and helpful with information about local attractions. The rooms were clean, with adequate space and good bedding and linens. The attached restaurant had a limited menu but the food was fine and reasonably priced. The grounds are well kept and attractive and the whole operation gives the impression of being well run and maintained with concern for customer satisfaction (unlike some places). I would stay there again without question.

  • Stayed: May 2007, travelled with family
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1  Thank Okanagan
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Reviewed 4 July 2016
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  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 May 2016
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  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled on business
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1  Thank diogene52
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Reviewed 12 August 2012
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Stayed: July 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 August 2012
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  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Aurora Inn

Address: 831 Main St, Kingston, Nova Scotia B0P 1R0, Canada (Formerly BEST WESTERN Aurora Inn)
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Kingston
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Kingston
Price Range: £94 - £98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aurora Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Best Western Kingston
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