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Metamora, Michigan
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Stayed in Tory room on top (3rd) floor. Although no elevator, not a problem because climbing the stairs to such a grand pastoral view with perfect linens on comfy beds made it worth it. Staff is more than accomodating and do double duty by assisting in the kitchen or serving meals. Bonnie's outgoing personality with just the right touch of...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This Bed & breakfast in a remote lovely setting with friendly service was a great experience on the Eastshore. The rooms are nice, clean and comfortable. The Breakfast was wonderful. But Dinner was our highlight: A very good meal with attentive service in a wonderful setting.

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1Thank SwissIsi
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Bed & breakfast in remote lovely setting-- Great get away for relaxing & enjoying scenery-- Rooms wonderful-- well appointed Meals -- perfect-- great service Chef prepared special meal with traditional Canada foods --paired with wine Lush bedding -- Egyptian cotton sheets Would return for another visit!

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 11 September 2015

During our stay at DesBarres Manor Inn, it seems we've had a different experience than other reviewers. The Inn could use an exterior face-lift. The chipping paint and the worn and ripped outdoor carpet on the front stairs certainly did not provide a positive first impression. Nor did the greeting we received from the staff. The woman who greeted us...

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5Thank middlebeach41
Lewiston, Maine
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The Inn is near a lovely shore trail with historical markers so we had a great walk before settling in for a delightful dinner and a quiet, cool night's sleep. The room was not as luxurious as during our previous visit, but had a lovely view of the valley. Breakfast was wonderful.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 July 2015

My husband and I had a very long day of driving and were so pleasantly surprised by this luxurious hotel seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Our room was large and beautiful. We were late enough to not make dinner but enjoyed a cocktail in the spacious and well-appointed bar/drawing room. The massive porch was so relaxing. Breakfast was a...

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2Thank Nancy5960
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2015

For Christmas I had no idea what to buy my husband then I thought something food related would be great..we love a good meal and well as cooking. I googled cooking classes and DesBarres appeared. I booked the cooking class getaway and we were not disappointed. We helped cook mussels and desert when first arriving. After enjoying our mussels we...

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2Thank KorAsh
Formia, Italy
Reviewed 15 December 2014

We rode into Guysborough after dark, having covered 114 km from Cape Breton Island with just one break. We were tired, cold, and worried about finding any accommodation at all. It took an act of faith to follow our GPS, because Highway 16 takes a pair of right turns, then a left out of town after it becomes Church Street,...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 14 November 2014

We stayed at the end of September. It i s located in a remote town but worth the trip! The antiques in the rooms are very elegant . It was a warm evening and we had drinks on the covered porch before dinner. The chef was very talented and made us a dinner that was delicious and the presentation was...

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Charters Towers, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2014

My partner and I booked the Romantic Getaway Package, and we were not disappointed. This beautiful old building is in a lovely quiet setting in a small seaside town. The building itself is gorgeous inside and out, and the grounds are beautifully maintained, truly a romantic spot. As promised, we had cheese, fruit, and Champagne waiting for us in the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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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: $157 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — DesBarres Manor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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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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