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Customs House Inn

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Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Just a real comfortable spot to spend a couple of nights.The rooms are warm and very attractive,high ceilings and hardwood floors.Great location in Pictou everything in easy walking distance and Pictou is a great spot to walk around,nice shoreline by the water with shops and dining up town.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Stayed two nights - excellent location, well positioned in down town Pictou overlooking the harbour. Spacious clean rooms, well furnished with deep whirlpool tub and comfortable bed. Room was 2nd floor and overlooking harbour, room was a little tired, however size, furnishings and comfort were good. Internet and cable TV are standard, room also had fridge. A simple yet efficient...

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

This over 100 year old building was originally the Customs Building for the port. It has been well restored into a B&B and we enjoyed our stay on the second floor. Our host, Doug, made us feel welcome. We enjoyed the light continental breakfast in the basement level and had a lively discussion with other guests.

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Devonport, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We spent a night here after getting off the ferry from Prince Edward Island. Doug was very helpful and easy to deal with. Or room was large with a comfy bed and a good bathroom with great water pressure. A good spot to stay in Pictou.

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Wayne
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Wife and I stopped here for one night last week on our way back from touring Halifax and Cape Breton. I had read the previous reviews on trip advisor so I was not disappointed at all. It is a very unique place. It is nice to see that this solid old brick building has been reclaimed and put to good...

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Thank Mike T
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were thrilled to stay in an old re-purposed Customs House! The building was so cool and the re-decorating was done SO well - incorporating the true feel of the original building with the newer aspects of the Inn. Doug was GREAT! He filled us in on the history of the building and the efforts to bring it back into...

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Tyler, Texas
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our room was huge! It had a fireplace and was quite clean. Easy walk to everything. Still very Scottish. Bagpipes and drums in many of the pubs. Fun. The Inn Keeper is a lovely man. No fluff and frills here. A huge tub and a hearty coffee with breakfast. No table to put things on in bath would be my...

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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Our stay at this great old building was for one night in September, and was booked online through another agent. The owners were contacted because we were to be arriving late, and they said that would be 'no problem,. We arrived around 11pm and our room key was taped to the door of the innkeeper which was great. The rooms...

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München
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a quiet and nice historic Inn located in the heart of Pictou (everything in walking distance). The rooms was big and well maintained - so was the bathroom. The breakfast in the basement (former pub) is OK but nothing fancy. We can recommend this place.

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Quaint inn in a quiet area. Nice location for home base while exploring the surrounding area. Close to the ferry to P.E.I. Friendly staff. I recommend asking for rooms on the first floor if you prefer to not climb stairs. Easy walking distance to the downtown area with some nice shops and good restaurants.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Customs House Inn

Address: 38 Depot Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Pictou
Price Range: $154 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Customs House Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Most rooms are upstairs,don't think that there is a room I wouldn't stay in”
253barryw, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Inn is very quiet - main floor for those not into stairs (no elevator) Harbour view or Town view available.”
  • table/fridge
  • sitting chair - TV with cable, wireless internet
  • view from room - out into harbour
  • hair dryer/heat lamps - glasses
  • spacious room with King
  • whirlpool tub.....deep
CanDo_55, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms available on the first floor.”
746walterb, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think All the rooms will be great locations!!”
Z8459YXterrys, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are larger than others so check whats avalable when you book”
253barryw, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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