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The Lionstone Inn

7.6 | Good
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Guests praised the cleanliness, customer service and reasonable room rates 

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several guests found the location convenient for exploring the area by car
  • Several reviewers found their rooms quiet
Cons
  • No on-site dining
  • A couple of guests complained that not all rooms have air conditioning
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Dec 10, 2013
Overview
With the PEI Wood Islands Ferry Terminal a 5-minute drive away, this hotel is well located for guests looking to travel to PEI. There is a grocery store and a Tim Hortons restaurant within a 4-minute walk of the property.

This hotel is smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a mini-fridge and a microwave. Select rooms also include air conditioning and/or a kitchenette. Two-bedroom cottages are also available and select cottages are equipped with a full kitchen. Accessible rooms and cottages are available.

Free parking is available on site. Pets are permitted in select rooms and in the cottages only for an additional fee of $20 per stay. This property does not have on-site dining.

Hector Heritage Quay is a 15-minute walk away. The Pictou Golf and Country Club is 5 minutes away by car, while the Pictou County Wellness Centre is a 12-minute drive away. The Museum of Industry is 13 minutes away by car.

The Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is about 80 minutes to 2 hours away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on December 10, 2013: Pets policy.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable, while several reviewers said that the rooms were quiet.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and efficient service. One couple said that "all of our requests were met with helpful advice and a smile."

Several reviewers thought that this property was centrally located for accessing area attractions and the PEI ferry service.
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The Bad
There were few concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a couple of guests were disappointed that their rooms were not equipped with air conditioning or telephones. As mentioned in the overview, only select rooms have air conditioning.
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Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.8 out of 5, with 80% of 20 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 4 hotels in Pictou, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 36 reviews.

The author called the hotel on December 10, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Map Marker The Lionstone Inn
241 West River Road, Pictou, NS