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Rum Runner Inn

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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 person has a phenomenal experience. We are located in the heart of Old Town Lunenburg, providing our guests with direct access to the very best our town has to offer; Trot in Time horse and buggy tours, Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Ironworks internationally award winning distillery, and more. We are centered in the perfect spot to base yourself for some of the best day tripping. Only an hour drive to big city Halifax, an hour to vineyard country Wolfville, twenty minutes to scenic Mahone Bay, an hour to picturesque Peggy's Cove, with it's famous lighthouse, and more. Spend your day sightseeing and your nights savoring the freshest seafood in town in our Restaurant & Lounge. Even parking in Old Town Lunenburg isn't an issue. There is plenty of on street metered parking both sides of the Inn, and adjacent, a parking lot with unlimited parking for a low, flat rate.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Historic Hotel
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All reviews sun porch the owner great location parking spot great balcony closed for renovations king room beautiful view view of the water restaurant downstairs nova scotia stayed one night great place to stay private balcony room was clean and comfortable in town sized bed
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner and staff were very helpful with and accommodating. This is more akin to a B&B than a Hotel. The owner and staff helped with restaurant recommendations, as well as things to do and see in and around Lunenburg. I highly recommend.

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Larry L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Lunenburg just for one day to see its fairy picturesque streets and harbor front. The Inn seems to be the best accommodation option - it is located in the very town centre at walking distance to numerous cafes and restaurants and shops and...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Albert T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location with a wonderful view of the harbour. Walking distance to restaurants and shops. The room was very quiet, which we truly enjoyed. It was clean and had a very comfortable bed. The owner was extremely friendly and helpful. Note that there is no...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Toronto_OntarioPete
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in the evening, check in was painless and pre-arranged. Met the owner in the morning. The stairs from the small main floor lobby up to the rooms is pretty steep but easy to navigate. Room was recently upgraded and brand new. Bed was...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank marksC6541YF
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Check in went smoothly, although we arrived slightly early, Tim the owner checked us right in and we were amazed at the perfect view. The room boast 3 huge windows overlooking the harbor. Loved it. Tim recommended some local restaurants that were still open late...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank tugar
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24 July 2018|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea was closed during my visit do not let this put you bankers pub brilliant two doors down great food and bar john
16 April 2018|
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Response from Tim L | Property representative |
Hello, At this time we do have have a room with a kitchen for your dates, but may have something come up in the near future. All prices are in Canadian dollars. Thank you for considering us, as your hotel stay while in... More
Room Tips
"Splurge for a water view room"
7 Nov 2018
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"We highly recommend the second floor corner king room."
6 Nov 2018
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"Upper floor and splurge for the water view."
29 Oct 2018
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"Ocean Front ground floor."
24 Oct 2018
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US$83 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaNova ScotiaSouthwest Nova ScotiaLunenburg
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