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A1 Lakeview Bed & Breakfast Halifax

9.3 | Excellent
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Lakefront B&B, praised by guests for free breakfast, service and room quality

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Several guests praised the food at the free breakfast
  • The host was complimented for her friendly service by several guests
  • Several reviewers agreed that the rooms were clean, well appointed and comfortable
  • A few guests enjoyed the lakefront location and the views of the lake from their rooms
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 4, 2014
Overview
This lakefront property is situated on Porters Lake, within an 11-minute drive of Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park. Offering only three rooms, this B&B is well suited for guests who prefer more intimate accommodations.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a TV, bathrobes, a sitting area, an en suite bathroom and views of the lake. Two of the three suites also include a mini-fridge and a balcony, while the Honeymoon Suite is also equipped with a fireplace and a jetted tub. This property is not wheelchair accessible.

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

A free breakfast is served daily from 7:30 am to 9 am. This property does not have an on-site restaurant or on-site recreational facilities.

Access to Highway 107 is less than a 1-minute drive away, while the town centre of Porter's Lake, including shops and restaurants, is 5 minutes away by car. Fisherman's Cove, which includes restaurants, boutique shops, and fresh-caught seafood, and downtown Halifax, are both about 30 minutes away by car. Downtown attractions include the Halifax Citadel Historic Site, the Halifax Metro Centre (event venue and hockey arena), the waterfront boardwalk, Pier 21 immigration museum, shopping, dining and nightclubs.

The Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is 30 to 35 minutes away by car, depending on traffic. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 25, 2014: Wheelchair accessibility and pet policy.
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The Good
There were few recent reviews available for this property, among hotel reviews sites, at the time this editorial was written. However, among those limited reviews, most guests seemed impressed with their stay at this B&B.

Several guests complimented the host for her friendly, attentive and sincere service. One reviewer said that the host, "goes the extra mile and you can see she enjoys what she does, which is so awesome for travellers."

The food served at the free breakfast was praised by several guests.

Several reviewers agreed that their rooms were clean, well appointed and generally comfortable, while a couple of guests added that their rooms were spacious and quiet.

A few guests enjoyed the lakefront location and the views of the lake from their rooms.
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The Bad
There were no concerns or complaints found among the limited recent reviews available for this editorial. However, travellers may want to note that this B&B does not have an on-site restaurant.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.7 out of 5, with 100% of 12 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this B&B #1 out of 2 B&B and Inns in Porter's Lake, with an average score of 5 out of 5, from 5 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an averages score of 9.2 out of 10, based on 5 guest reviews.

The author called the property on January 25, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
9.3
Excellent
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2 / out of 2
hotels in Porters Lake

Rated 9.3/10 based on 5 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 2 hotels in Porters Lake

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Map Marker A1 Lakeview Bed & Breakfast Halifax
370 West Porters Lake Road, Porters Lake, NS