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Fox Harb'r Golf Resort & Spa

9.3 | Excellent
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Highly praised by guests for scenic location, attentive staff and golf course

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as well appointed and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive service
  • Many guests complimented the on-site golf course
  • Many reviewers enjoyed meals at the on-site restaurants
  • Many reviewers praised the scenic and well-landscaped grounds
Cons
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were expensive
  • A few reviewers mentioned that this resort was secluded and not near any towns or amenities
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 4, 2014
Overview
This property is situated in a secluded location on the shore of the Northumberland Strait, in western Nova Scotia. With an on-site championship golf course, private beach access, a restaurant and a spa, this hotel is well suited for guests who prefer resort-style accommodations in a scenic location.

The accommodations at this resort are located in 12 separate smoke-free buildings. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, an iPod dock, heated bathroom floors, walk-in showers, a wet bar, a coffee and tea maker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a private patio or balcony, bathrobes, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Select suites also include a therapeutic tub, a separate sitting area and a sofabed. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

This resort has two on-site restaurants. The Willard Room features a pub menu and is open daily 11 am to dusk, while The Great Room serves breakfast from 7 am to 10 :30 am and dinner from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Room service is available 24 hours and this resort also hosts wine-tasting events.

The Spa offers massage service, body treatments, facials, manicures and pedicures, eyelash extensions, sunless tanning, waxing, and bridal and groom packages. 

Other on-site amenities include a golf course, skeet and target shooting (including equipment and lessons), tennis courts, an indoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, a luxury yacht for private parties and cruises, a marina, a private airstrip, hiking trails, kayak rentals, an on-site florist and greenhouse, a golf shop, concierge service, meeting and event space, wedding planning and laundry service.

The Gulf Shore Provincial Park, Wallace Bay National Wildlife Area and the Northumberland Links golf course are all about 20 minutes away by car. The Confederation Bridge to P.E.I. is a 90-minute drive away, while the Moncton International Airport is 1 hour and 40 minutes to 2 hours away by car, depending on traffic. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests gave glowing reviews of the staff and the on-site golf course.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable service, while one couple said that the staff, "treated us like no request was the slightest bit of trouble."

Many guests praised the condition of the on-site golf course. One reviewer called this resort a "golfer's paradise", while another guest said, "the golf course is a great test of golf with all holes on the back nine having a great view of the water, some running right along side of it."

The scenic location and landscaped grounds were complimented by many guests. One reviewer described the surroundings as stunning. However, there were also a few complaints about the location (see below for more details). 

Many reviewers enjoyed the food served at the on-site restaurants. However, there were a couple of complaints about the food (see below).

The rooms were often described as generally comfortable and well appointed, while a couple of guests added that the rooms were quiet. Several reviewers enjoyed views of the grounds and the water from their rooms, while a couple of guests specifically mentioned that they appreciated the private balconies.
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The Bad
There were only a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. Several guests thought that the room rates were expensive, while a few reviewers were uncomfortable with the secluded location of the resort. These few reviewers agreed that the resort was "in the middle of nowhere".

While many guests praised the food at the on-site restaurants, as mentioned above, a couple of reviewers did not enjoy their meals and one of these guests described the food as "uninventive".
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 5 out of 5, with 100% of 5 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 1 hotels in Wallace, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 40 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
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Rated 9.3/10 based on 96 reviews

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Map Marker Fox Harb'r Golf Resort & Spa
1337 Fox Harbour Road, Fox Harbour, NS