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The Clockmakers Inn

10.0 | Perfect

Highly rated by guests for well-appointed rooms, friendly staff & free breakfast

  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as well appointed and well equipped with modern amenities
  • The hosts were frequently complimented for their welcoming service
  • Many reviewers praised the food served at the free breakfast
  • A few guests found the beds comfortable
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • No on-site restaurant
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 16, 2014
This inn is 120 years old and is also a heritage museum. Offering rooms with original woodwork and period furnishings, this property is well suited for guests who prefer accommodations with historical significance.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, free local and long-distance calls (North America only), a TV and DVD player, bathrobes, a hair dryer and air conditioning. Suites at this property also include an en suite bathroom with a jetted tub, a fireplace, a kitchenette and a living room with a sofabed. One room has a private bathroom, while all other rooms and suites have en suite bathrooms. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are not available and all rooms are accessible by stairs only.

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

A free cooked breakfast is served from 7:30 am to 9:30 am. Guests choose their breakfast menu the night before and the menu includes pancakes, French toast, omelettes or a gluten free option. Tea, coffee, juice, yoghurt and homemade jams are also available. This property does not have an on-site restaurant.

Other on-site amenities include a sitting area, a guest computer, a book and DVD library, board games, a guest laundry facility, a garden, a playground and a horseshoe pit.

This inn is situated on the Evangeline Trail, at the corner of Highway 1 and 14. King's-Edgehill private boarding school is a 7-minute walk away. Access to Highway 101 and the Haliburton House Museum are both 4 minutes away by car, while Ski Martock is a 7-minute drive away. The town of Wolfville, including Acadia University, is 23 minutes away by car.

Downtown Halifax is about a 45-minute drive away, including the Halifax Citadel Historic Fort, the Metro Centre, the waterfront, Pier 21 and Casino Halifax. The Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is about 40 minutes away by car, depending on traffic. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
The Good
This inn received many glowing guest reviews, among the reviews used for this analysis, and several aspects of the property were complimented.

The rooms were often described as well appointed with period furnishings, well equipped with modern amenities, and generally comfortable. One guest said that his room was "exquisitely furnished - antique-ish in a comfortable way", while another reviewer described the property in general as a "beautifully restored Victorian mansion with clear attention to maintaining the history of the place". Some guests added that their rooms were clean, spacious and furnished with comfortable beds.

The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly, welcoming and accommodating service.

Many reviewers praised the food served at the free breakfast, while one guest appreciated that private tables were made available in the dining room.

A couple of guests found the location convenient for accessing the highway and exploring the region by car, while a couple of other reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the inn offered good value for the money they spent.
The Bad
There were almost no complaints or concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a couple of guests mentioned that there were many stairs to climb to their third-floor rooms.

Show Sources
Sources ranked this inn #2 out of 5 B&Bs and Inns in Windsor, NS with an average score of 5 out of 5, from 83 reviews. gave this property an average score of 9.4 out of 10, based on 11 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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1399 King Street, Windsor, NS