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Halifax, Canada
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

While visiting relatives for Thanksgiving we spent a night here. Great accommodations, comfortable bed, hot and cold breakfast! The owner was very pleasant. A lovely place to relax! We have stayed here before and will return.

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Thank Ceclamp
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

From the minute you drive up to the Gillespie house you feel excited but also calm because you know that your stay promises to be amazing and you cant wait to see what lies within the beautiful white inn with the expansive front lawn and the welcoming front porch. Gillespie house was the perfect end to our amazing maritime vacation.... More 

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Thank Deb N
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44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stayed here one night during our trip; the grounds are really quite lovely, and our room was huge. Breakfast was great, just be aware that there isn't a lot of restaurants in the area so you might consider where you're going to be having dinner.

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Thank Rappongi27
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50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Great accommodation, very clean, friendly and nice grounds. Rooms are nicely furnished. Dave and Lori go out of their way to arrange a play or dinner to make your stay special.Beds are comfortable and a scrumptious breakfast awaits you in the morning. Great place to spend a night in Parrsboro.

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Fredericton, Canada
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55 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We were back for our second Not Since Moses run. The owners of this B&B have acquired the building beside them and have completely transformed it into a beautiful place for guests. (This is where we stayed this time). We had our two dogs who got to play in the yard (there are beautiful gardens around both properties). Our room... More 

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Thank Molly M
Guelph, Canada
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Maritime people have a reputation for being friendly and down to earth. So what do you call the owners of this inn? Aside from friendly and down to earth, they are also fun, fully engaged with their guests and their business, and very positive people. It would be a tossup to choose between which part of the "Gillespie House Experience"... More 

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Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Gillespie House Inn for two nights of our honeymoon tour of Nova Scotia. We stayed in Parrsboro for the easy drive to Cape Chignecto and Cape D'Or. What a perfect place to stay! The Inn and grounds were beautiful and immaculate and the breakfast was delicious. I agree with the other reviews -... More 

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Summerland, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We were a family of four with two big teenage boys so two rooms after a long car drive was welcome. The rooms were beautiful, breakfasts fantastic (maybe a little small for teenage boys but everything usually is!) and the hosts very friendly. The location is great...only 45 minutes to Joggins fossil Cliffs and 45 minutes to Cape Chignecto's amazing... More 

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Thank TAB331
Toronto, Ontario
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Lori was most welcoming. Even though her Inn was fully booked, she found room for us in their new acquisition, "The New House", aka the house next door. It was still under renovation, but our room was well appointed and very comfortable. We walked next door to the Inn to have breakfast today, and it was super delicious. Starting with... More 

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gillespiehouseinn, Owner at Gillespie House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. So glad you enjoyed "The New House" It has been fun renovating and restoring this 1880 Sea Captain's home and giving it a new lease on life. Thank you for your suggestions and encouragement with our project. Lori and David More 

Park Ridge, New Jersey
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stayed one night in Parrsboro because we were going kayaking out of nearby Advocate Harbor. We were so sad to only stay at this place for one night. It was one of the cleanest B&Bs I have ever stayed at, and I'm a clean freak. It was also so well-maintained inside the entire house and on the grounds. Very... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gillespie House Inn is an award winning, 41/2 star Bed & Breakfast located in the heart of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia on the shores of the Bay of Fundy. The Inn offers 7 well appointed guest rooms, all with private ensuite bath. Area activities include hiking, kayaking, gem and fossil collecting, boat tours, fine dining, professional theatre and concerts, golf and horseback riding. Check our many packages for one stop shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gillespie House Inn

Address: 358 Main Street, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Parrsboro
Price Range: RM446 - RM456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gillespie House Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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