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The Regent Bed & Breakfast

8.9 | Very Good | #1 out of 4 hotels in Amherst

Praised by guests for architecture, decor and free breakfast

  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Several guests found the property in general well appointed
  • Several reviewers praised the food served at the free breakfast
  • A couple of guests complimented the hosts for their friendly service
  • A couple of reviewers found the beds comfortable
  • No on-site restaurant
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Apr 11, 2014
This house was built in 1898 and includes wood trim, five fireplaces and 26 stained and leaded glass windows. This B&B is situated on a major thoroughfare in the town centre area and is well located for guests looking to explore the town on foot.

This property offers four rooms, all of which are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a TV and DVD player, a mini-fridge, a desk, a wardrobe, reading lamps, free toiletries, a hair dryer, glasses and air conditioning. All rooms at this B&B include an en suite bathroom. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are not available.

A free breakfast is served from 7:30 am to 9:00 am, however, this property does not have an on-site restaurant.

Other on-site amenities include free parking, free pick-up from the train station, a guest living room, a collection of Inuit art displayed throughout the house and a book and DVD library. Pets are not permitted at this B&B.

Town centre attractions, including the Amherst Curling Club, restaurants, shopping and the Cumberland County Museum & Archives, are all within a 15-minute walk. The Amherst Stadium is 20 minutes away on foot or 4 minutes away by car. Access to Miners Memorial Highway (104) is a 3-minute drive away, while the New Brunswick border is 5 minutes away by car.

The Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is about a 2-hour drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
The Good
There were few recent reviews available for this property, among hotel review sites, at the time this editorial was written. However, among those limited reviews, most guests described positive experiences at this B&B.

Several reviewers described their rooms and the property in general as well appointed and one guest said that this B&B was a "wonderful mix of original architectural details and the owners' collections of art". A couple of guests added that the beds were comfortable.

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

A couple of reviewers complimented the hosts for their friendly service.
The Bad
There were no common concerns or complaints found for this property, among the limited reviews available for this property. However, travellers may want to note that there is no on-site restaurant.
Show Sources
Sources gave this property an average score of 8.5 out of 10, based on 5 guest reviews. ranked this B&B #3 out of 4 B&Bs and Inns in Amherst, with an average score of 5 out of 5, based on 11 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
Rated by Guests
8.9 / out of 10
"Very Good"
Ranked by Guests
1 / out of 4
hotels in Amherst

The average guest rating for The Regent Bed & Breakfast is 8.9 out of 10 based on 39 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks The Regent Bed & Breakfast at #1 out of 4 hotels in Amherst.

Map Marker The Regent Bed & Breakfast
175 East Victoria Street, Amherst, NS