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Rum Runner Inn

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent experience! Rooms were, clean, comfortable and within walking distance of everything you may need. The room we stayed in had a lovely view. Service was super friendly. I would love to return during the summer months but would enjoy it any time of the year. Thank you.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We booked this from Australia as we wanted to stay in this wonderful town and this turned out to be a perfect choice. The restaurant was closed but this was no issue as there were plenty of places in a couple of doors. The room was fantastic, very clean with fantastic views over the bay, the owner was friendly and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a lovely overnight trip down to Lunenberg and we couldn't have asked for a nicer place to stay. Friendly welcoming staff, comfortable quiet rooms, and a stunning view of the harbour to top it all off. Would love to stay again if we end up going back.

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1Thank Michael V
Truro, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I booked a sail on the Bluenose out of its Lunenburg port this past summer. As we live almost two hours away, we booked the Rum Runner for the night before to spare us the early morning haul. The Rum Runner has been converted from and old warehouse, and is a maze of rooms and winding staircases....

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1Thank JDM54
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I love taking advantage of off season rates. It was so quiet! Room was very clean, 2 double beds. Stayed in room 3. Window looks out on to building next door but if you look to your right you can see the waterfront. Just down the hall is an outside patio with chairs and you have really nice full view...

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1Thank Jassy J
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Inn because of a sporting event. The restaurant was not open for the season but there is plenty of choices nearby. The price was great and the service was friendly. You could tell they wanted you to enjoy your visit. The room is basic but very clean. Queen beds would have been nice but nothing to...

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1Thank Gail A
Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were in what Rum Runner considers their best room. The décor looked like mismatched yard sale finds and I've never been in a dirtier room in my life. The bag in the trash can hadn't been changed in a long time, only emptied, so there was garbage and hair stuck to the bag. The tub and shower curtain had...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I needed to get out of the city for a night of R&R and the Rum Runner Inn was perfect. Beautiful view of the harbour, very comfortable room, and friendly staff. Located right in the heart of Lunenburg, we were within walking distance of all the local pubs and restaurants. We'll definitely return.

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1Thank Shean H
Corner Brook, Canada
Reviewed 22 January 2017

In August 2016 my granddaughter and I stayed in Rm 9 at the Rum Runner Inn for a few nights. The room was large, exceptionally clean, which delighted me, and bright with a beautiful sun room and balcony. The bed was a king size and very comfortable. The bedding was very soft and white. The Harbour view was just right...

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2Thank EnjoyingLife336
Canada
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Well, it has taken me sometime to decide whether to review the rum runner. We stayed here in early September 2016 and were given the room right across from the office. I have to laugh when people say try to get the rooms with the balcony as when I asked about them, the owner clearly told me it was way...

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Tim L, Owner at Rum Runner Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your kind review. Our location is right in the centre of the harbour-front district, with breathtaking views overlooking the ocean, wharf and the museum. Hence the direct harbour-front rooms are extremely sought after and are more expensive compared to the street-front rooms. It is about waking up in the morning and revealing under pure beauty...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boasting incredible panoramic views of the historic waterfront, the Rum Runner Inn, Restaurant & Lounge offers the premier hotel and dining experience in Lunenburg. Our guests are our passion and we ensure each and every one has a phenomenal experience. The Bluenose II recently returned to sailing after a major rebuild. We, in Lunenburg are very proud that this project took place at the Lunenburg Shipyard, the same site of construction of the original Bluenose in the year 1921. The Rum Runner Inn, Restaurant & Lounge is located in the building where the sails for the original Bluenose were manufactured. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rum Runner Inn

Address: 66 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Lunenburg
Price Range: RM311 - RM744 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rum Runner Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“I stayed in Rm 9 and it was absolutely beautiful. All that you could ever want, including the view:))”
EnjoyingLife336, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Chose a room facing the harbour.”
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“Choose the room with the direct view of the harbour.”
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