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Hedley House

8.0 | Very Good
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Overlooking the Bay of Fundy, guests praised beach access & friendly staff

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests praised the views of the Bay of Fundy from their rooms
  • Many guests described the grounds and beach as well maintained
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Several reviewers found their rooms generally comfortbale
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • A few reviewers found the bathrooms small
  • A couple of guests said that the room interiors were dated
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 4, 2014
Overview
This property overlooks the Bay of Fundy and provides direct access to the beach. Situated on the Evangeline Trail (Highway 1), the town centre of Digby is about a 10-minute drive away. Offering an on-site playground, beach access, a free breakfast and guest laundry, this hotel is well suited for guests travelling with children.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a private deck, a ceiling fan, a TV and a mini-fridge. Select rooms also include a kitchenette, while some rooms are furnished with a sofabed.

A free breakfast is served daily. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant, however, corporate packages also include a breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Other on-site amenities include free parking, a BBQ area, a playground and a guest laundry facility.

Digby Pines Signature Golf Course is 12 minutes away by car, while the Digby, N.S - Saint John, N.B ferry is about an 18-minute drive away. Upper Clements Theme Park is a 20-minute drive away. The Ft. Anne National Historic Site, Annapolis Royal Golf and Country Club and the town of Annapolis Royal (galleries, theatres and shops) are all 25 minutes away by car. 

The Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is about a 2.5-hour drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed with their stay at this hotel.

Many guests enjoyed the waterfront location, views of the Bay of Fundy tides from their rooms and the direct access to the beach. A couple of guests described the location as beautiful, while one reviewer thought that this property provided the "best views possible of the Bay of Fundy".

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service, while one guest said that the "hospitality was over and beyond our expectations!"

Many guests praised the food served at the free breakfast, while a few reviewers enjoyed other meals on site. A couple of guests mentioned that one of the owners played piano during the breakfast service.

The rooms were described as generally comfortable by several guests, while one reviewer found his room "rustic, but nice".

A couple of guests said that the town of Digby was an easy drive from this hotel.
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The Bad
There were only a couple of common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

A few guests found the bathrooms small, while a couple of reviewers described the room interiors as dated. A couple of guests specifically mentioned that the mattresses seemed old.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 2 hotels in Digby, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 60 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.8 out of 10, based on 38 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.0
Very Good
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5 / out of 6
hotels in Digby

Rated 8.0/10 based on 29 reviews

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Location
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Map Marker Hedley House
375 Highway 1, Digby, NS