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Tulips and Thistle B&B

9.8 | Excellent
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1-min. drive from Trans-Canada Hwy, guests praised breakfast, hosts & cleanliness

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several guests found the hotel well located for accessing the highway
  • A few reviewers said that the beds were comfortable
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 4, 2014
Overview
This hotel is located within a 1-minute drive of the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 104) and the Mountain Golf Club. Offering only four rooms, this B&B is well suited for guests comfortable with more intimate accommodations.

All four rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a TV, an en suite bathroom, luggage racks, a hair dryer, bathrobes and air conditioning. DVD players are available on request. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are not available and all rooms are accessible by stairs only. Pets are not permitted on this property.

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

Other on-site amenities include free parking and laundry service. Staff at this property can help arrange kayaking, golf and rafting excursions.

The Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus and the Truro Provincial Exhibition Grounds & Raceway are both 11 minutes away by car, while Victoria Park, the Truro Mall and the Truro Golf & Country Club are all a 15-minute drive away. Ski Wentworth is 40 minutes away by car, while the Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is about a 50-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on March 25, 2014: Free breakfast hours, pet policy and wheelchair accessibility.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed with their stay at this property.

The rooms were often described as clean, generally comfortable and well appointed, while some guests added that the rooms were quiet and furnished with comfortable beds.

The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly and accommodating service. A couple of guests said that the hosts were quick to provide recommendations and directions, while one reviewer said "you can tell that they put their heart and soul into creating the best possible experience for their guests".

Many guests praised the food served at the free breakfast, and one reviewer described the breakfast as including "scones, fruit, Dutch apple cake, toast, honey cake, yoghurt".

Several reviewers found the B&B conveniently located for accessing the highway and exploring the area by car.
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The Bad
There were no concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, travellers considering this property should note that there is no on-site restaurant.
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Sources
Booking.com gave this property an average score of 9.5 out of 10, based on 34 guest reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this B&B #1 out of 7 B&Bs and Inns in Truro, with an average score of 5 out of 5, from 206 reviews.

The author called the property on March 25, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
9.8
Excellent
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1 / out of 7
hotels in Truro

Rated 9.8/10 based on 274 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 7 hotels in Truro

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Location
  • Debert Airport (20.3 km)
Map Marker Tulips and Thistle B&B
913 Pictou Road, Truro, NS