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Dolan's Inn and Suites

7.9 | Good
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Just off the Trans-Canada Hwy, free breakfast, clean rooms, some with kitchens

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests complimented the hotel's friendly and accommodating service
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and well-equipped by many lodgers
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's central locale
Cons
  • A few guests reported small-sized rooms
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 7, 2014
Overview
Located less than a 1-minute drive from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway on-ramp in downtown Pictou, Dolan's Inn and Suites is geared towards road travellers who prefer a centrally located hotel with free Wi-Fi, a free breakfast and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free inn's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV and a private bathroom with a jetted tub. Rooms with a balcony, a microwave and a mini-fridge are also available, and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible. 

The hotel also owns and operates four guest houses, which offer various guest rooms and amenities such as full kitchens and separate bedrooms (please contact the hotel for details).

The hotel also offers a common lounge, a pool table, free parking and a voucher for a free breakfast per guest at a local restaurant. Pets are permitted in one of the guest houses only (please contact the hotel for details).

Highland Square Mall is about a 13-minute drive from the hotel, while Pictou Marina and Pictou Golf & Country Club can both be found 4 minutes away by car. Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) is roughly a 1-hour and 19-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms and location.

Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as friendly, responsive, accommodating and helpful with dining recommendations.

The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by numerous reviewers. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, well equipped, quiet and tasteful, with comfortable beds. A few lodgers had complaints about their rooms, however (see below).

Several travellers enjoyed the hotel's location. They found it to be central and close to shopping, restaurants, a convenience store and the ferry terminal.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the hotel's accommodations.

Although the majority of guests were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few lodgers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported small-sized rooms, uncomfortable beds and a lack of curtains causing too much light in the early mornings.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 9 out of 10 from 24 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #5 of 10 Pictou B&B and Inns with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 18 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.7 out of 5 with an 83% recommendation rate from 6 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
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hotels in Pictou

Rated 7.9/10 based on 104 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 5 hotels in Pictou

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Map Marker Dolan's Inn and Suites
168 West River Road, Pictou, NS