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Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Quaint Inn - The rooms are spacious and beautiful. There is plenty of free parking. Inn is located in a residential area. I would suggest making reservations for dinner at the Inn. The food was excellent. Breakfast is included. Breakfast includes fresh scrambled eggs, bacon and toast along with the usual: yogurt, juices, cereal, fruit, muffins.

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Saint John, Canada
Reviewed 6 September 2016

First of all, the Inn and grounds are beautiful. It is quiet, relaxing, and the staff are wonderful and friendly. If you are looking for the experience you get at a "chain" hotel, this probably isn't the place for you. There is no pool, no hot tub, no big screen TVs in the rooms, no play area for the kids....

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Charlottetown, Canada
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We loved the Inn, it is beautifully restored and the staff we met were all lovely. We checked into our suite and it was beautiful, exactly as shown, it was room #5. We made a reservation for dinner at the Inn and we were not disappointed, our server was fantastic and the food was delicious. We were so glad we...

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Halifax
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a hundred year old house full of modern conveniences and comfort. Rooms are spacious and fully equipped including big comfortable beds The intimate Dining Room serves hot breakfast (included in rate) and Dinner prepared and cooked to perfection. With only 10 rooms you can be assured of both a quiet experience and excellent service.

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Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Picturesque inn on a hill just above the tiny town. Our room, number 4, was very large as was the bathroom. Comfortable sitting area. Very tiny tv which would not usually be an issue except that we wanted to watch the Olympics. Toilet seat was loose and shower head leaked so much there was not sufficient pressure for a good...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is our fourth time staying here over many years. And the quality of service and experience is always top notch. Rooms are huge and well appointed - larger rooms on second floor but all very comfortable. Sprawling grounds and large gardens- flowers, vegetables and herbs. Highly recommend the culinary package - two amazing dinners - one with Nova Scotia...

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stayed 2 nights at this beautiful Inn in the quaint village of Guysborough. The rooms are large and well appointed. We enjoyed a glass of wine while sitting on the veranda overlooking the grounds and hills. We ate in the dining room both nights and the food was very good but the menu is limited and was the same...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We spent a night here (August 2nd) on our way to the Cabot Trail. It's a lovely old home high on a hill overlooking the harbour and neighbouring historic church. Guysborough itself is not exactly as advertised - much smaller than I expected with a single shop and a couple of restaurants, near the harbour. We also thought the claim...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Second time posting as Des Barres had my first post removed because were afraid of people finding out the truth. I have stayed at multiple B&Bs throughout Nova Scotia and PEI, and all have had spectacular hot full breakfasts. This place promised that, and we paid for it, but we ended up with cereal, juice, soggy toast and weak coffee....

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maine
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We stumbled onto this inn while trying to find a hotel online to stay at in Antigonish. It was an extra drive off our path but it was worth it. We stayed in the Williams Room on the 2nd floor and it had lots of charm and ambiance. With a little effort this inn could be a magical place (the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named by The Toronto Sun as "one of 9 of the most romantic hotels in Canada", DesBarres Manor Inn brings together the style of a boutique hotel with the warmth of a country inn. Built in 1837 as the residence for Supreme Court Justice W.F. DesBarres, this restored manor home features 10 luxurious guests rooms, an award-winning fireside dining room and elegant common rooms on six acres of grounds in the heart of the charming seaside village of Guysborough. Recipient of the Nova Scotia Cuisine of the Year and seven Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence, DesBarres Manor Inn offers simple, direct and honest food that captures the flavours and traditions of our Nova Scotia region. The Inn offers a range of special getaway packages including cooking classes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about DesBarres Manor Inn

Address: 90 Church Street, Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H 1N0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Guysborough
Price Range: $155 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — DesBarres Manor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Desbarres Manor Hotel Guysborough
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“No elevator, all the rooms are on 2nd and 3rd floors. If you have a disability or are short of breath, try to get a room on second floor!”
 of 5 bubbles MikeBury, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms are 'superior' but all are pretty spacious”
 of 5 bubbles dwgrinto, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are large and well appointed. Wifi iffy in rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 83jel, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are beautifully appointed with glorious views but if climbing stairs is an issue, perhaps not a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles AlyceK, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Sable room, very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles acecoder, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
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