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Praised by guests for attentive service and good food at the on-site restaurant

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests praised the staff and owner at this property for their personal and attentive service
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Several reviewers found the room rates to be reasonable
Cons
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the decor was somewhat dated
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 25, 2013
Overview
The main building of this hotel is a historic mansion that was built in 1864. This property is situated across from Lake Milo (swimming), which is a 1-minute walk away. This hotel is well suited for guests who prefer B&B style accommodations or travellers looking to stay in a historic property.

This property is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a hair dryer, a microwave and a mini-fridge. Rooms are furnished with one double bed and one twin bed, two double beds, one queen bed or two queen beds. All rooms have drive up, exterior entrances.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted at no additional fee.

Select room packages include free meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner). The on-site Lakelawn Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Room service and personalized menus are also available.

This hotel does not offer on-site recreational or business amenities.

The Yarmouth Mall (shopping centre) is 4 minutes away by car. While downtown Yarmouth, which features boutique shopping, restaurants and the ferry to Maine, is a 5-minute drive away. The Yarmouth Mariner's Centre (arena) is 6 minutes away by car, while the Yarmouth International Airport (YQI) is a 9-minute drive away. Access to Highway 103 (east to Halifax) is a 6-minute drive away, while the Yarmouth Golf and Country Club is 7 minutes away by car. The Forchu Lighthouse and Tea Room is a 15-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Many guests raved about their experience at this hotel and thanked the staff for their personal service. Among the reviews used for this analysis, the customer service was the most complimented aspect of this property. The owner and his staff were described as sincere and accommodating. One guest said that the owner "will do anything and everything to make your stay pleasant", while another reviewer said that she didn't want to leave.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and even spotless. Some reviewers found their rooms to be comfortable, warm, charming and elegant.

The food and service at the on-site restaurant was praised by many guests and one reviewer said that she had a "wonderful dining experience".

Several guests said that the room rates were reasonable and one reviewer said that the price cannot be beat.
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The Bad
There were very few complaints or concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. The few concerns that were expressed by guests seemed to result from isolated incidents. However, a couple of guests agreed that the interior decor was somewhat dated.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 2.5 out of 5, with 25% of 4 guests recommending the property. 

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 6 properties in Yarmouth, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 49 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.1 out of 10, based on 40 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.9
Very Good

Rated 8.9/10 based on 100 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 4 hotels in Yarmouth

Location
  • Yarmouth Airport (3.2 km)
  • Kejimkujik National Park (98.0 km)
Map Marker Lakelawn Motel
641 Main Street, Yarmouth, NS