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Smugglers Cove Inn
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Lunenburg
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great location!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

Location, location, location = great!

Rooms are average size with small bathroom. Staff was very helpful.

  • Stayed July 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Springdale, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2011

Smugglers Cove was a wonderful base for our Lunenburg and South Shore Nova Scotia trip. Great staff, lovely rooms, beautiful views. We will definately be back!!

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2011

This is a great, cute hotel in an amazing location with an old timey feel overlooking the harbor. The staff are very friendly and helpful and we would recommend it to everyone. Lots of great bars within walking distance overlooking the harbor.

  • Stayed June 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Halifax
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2011

We spent Canada Day 2011 in Luinenburg and stayed one night at the Smuggler Cove Inn. It was a great experience, the Inn staff were excellent and helped us with everything and anything that we needed. The hotel was located downtown near all the exictment of this historic town opf Lunenburg. The rooms were very clean and the beds were extremely comfortable. I highly recommned this Inn to anyone who wants a famulous experinence.

Charlie

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank charles_and_Candace
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Stoney Creek, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2011

We stayed for 1 night at Smugglers Cove Inn, very nice room and a very comfortable bed. Highly recommend this Inn.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Toni_Bill_11
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YOURCOICE, Owner at Smugglers Cove Inn, responded to this review, 25 May 2011
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Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review at Tripadvisor. We are always trying to meet our guests recommondations and bringing in efforts to be on top of it. Thank you again, we appreciate you comment. Hope to see you again. Eva Ziegler, owner.
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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2010

We stayed one night in town for a conference the next day.
The stay was great and the service was freindly and went above and beyond helpful.
We stupidly left our laptop behind in the room. The cleaning staff gave it to the front desk.
When we eventually realized we didn't have the laptop, we called and were happy that they were holding it for us. Since we were not returning to lunenburg, the owner Eva took our laptop and couriered it to halifax where we were able to pick it up later that night before our flight home the next day. Thank you to everyone at the Smuggler's Cove Inn - we know where to stay whenever we are in Lunenburg.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank martinjones99
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Toronto, Ontario
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2010

We really enjoyed our stay at the Smuggler's Cove Inn. The hotel is located in the centre of town, along the busiest thoroughfare, so it is very well located for those who want to explore Lunenburg on foot. Notwithstanding this central location, we heard no noise from the street in our room at night. The only drawback, location-wise, is that they have limited parking -- only a handful of spots for those who book far in advance. There is free overnight street-parking nearby, which worked well for us, but could present an issue for anyone with mobility issues, heavy luggage, small children, etc.

Front desk staff were friendly. We were initially given the key to the wrong room, but the front desk staff member was very apologetic when the mistake was discovered. I don't expect staff to be perfect, but simply gracious and helpful when there is a problem, and here their conduct was great.

Our room was lovely - on the top floor of the main building, with a balcony overlooking the thoroughfare. We really enjoyed the view. The bed was very comfortable, with nice linens, and the bathroom was clean and modern (shower stall, no tub). My one caveat -- the room decor had me scratching my head (for example, a poster-store reproduction of Warhol's Marilyn Monroe portrait), but that was a minor nit in an otherwise excellent stay.

Just a note about the restaurant. The restaurant downstairs is a great breakfast and lunch spot, with very friendly waitstaff, but it is not open in the evening. So I would imagine there is no room service in the evening for those who like that sort of thing.

Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Smugglers Cove Inn

Property: Smugglers Cove Inn
Address: 139 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Lunenburg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Lunenburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Smugglers Cove Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conveniently located on Lunenburg's colourful waterfront, we offer our guests a great variety of rooms. You can choose from queen size beds to king size beds or you might stay in a spacious apartment with a kitchenette overlooking the water. In any case, our elevator provides easy access to all our individually appointed rooms.The moment you arrive, you will surrender to the warm ambiance and friendly service and style. Our hotel is the perfect choice for any traveller to Lunenburg. ... more   less 
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