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Private waterfront cottages with full kitchens, on-site laundry facilities

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as well appointed with modern furnishings
  • Many reviewers described scenic views of the water from their cottages
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • The cottages are within a 10-min. drive of downtown Lunenburg, which many reviewers appreciated
  • A few guests noted that the kitchens in the cottages were well equipped
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 14, 2014
Overview
This property offers individual cottages situated on the waterfront of Prince's Inlet. These accommodations are well suited for guests who prefer more private accommodations in a natural or secluded setting. The town of Lunenburg is a 10-minute drive away.

All cottages are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a full kitchen (including a refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, dishware and utensils), a BBQ, a fireplace, a jetted tub, a shower and a TV and DVD player (no air conditioning). The cottages are not wheelchair accessible. Dogs are permitted in some cottages at no additional fee.

Other on-site amenities include free parking and guest laundry facilities. This property does not offer an on-site restaurant.

Highway 3 and the Lunenburg Yacht Club are both within a 5-minute drive. Lunenburg attractions are about 10 minutes away by car and include the Lunenburg Opera House, the Lunenburg Historical Society and the Bluenose II reconstruction site. The Bluenose Golf Club and the Halifax & Southwestern Railway Museum are both an 11-minute drive away.

Access to Highway 103 is a 15-minute drive away, while Halifax and the Halifax International Airport (YHZ) are both about 80 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on April 10, 2014: Free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, pet policy and wheelchair accessibility.
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The Good
Many guests described pleasant stays at these cottages, among the reviews used for this analysis, and several aspects of the property received praise.

The cottages were often described as well appointed with modern furnishings and one guest said that her cottage was tastefully decorated. Some other reviewers added that the cottages were clean, generally comfortable and quiet. A few guests mentioned that the in-cottage kitchens were well stocked with supplies and appliances.

Many guests described scenic views of the water from their cottages, while a couple of reviewers appreciated that the owners landscaped the property with 
trees between the cottages to enhance privacy.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service, while o
ne guest said that the owner was "readily available if we needed anything".

Many reviewers 
found the cottages within a short drive of the town centre area.
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The Bad
There were no concerns or complaints found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, travellers considering this property may want to note that there is no on-site restaurant.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca gave this property an average score of 5 out of 5, from 38 reviews.

The author called the property on April 10, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Location
  • Kejimkujik National Park (67.7 km)
Map Marker Prince's Inlet Retreat
135 Hermans Island Road, Lunenburg, NS