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Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is the best overall place we have stayed in many years travel in Canada and the US.The accommodation in the old house turned Inn is top notch. From the very friendly staff to the beautiful room and amazing location we enjoyed every minute of our 2 nights. We enjoyed both of our dinners and the home cooked breakfasts were...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a hotel that used to be a privateer’s location. The hallways are narrow, the rooms quant, and the bathrooms are small. Some would call the bathrooms charming, I would call them in need of some work. The shower did not drain and the distance between the counter, toilet and tub was not more than 1/2 meter radius. Overall...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Where do I begin?? This place is superb! The room was spacious and very comfortable. Came with a mini fridge too! The bed was relatively comfortable. The ac was ductless and very dependable! It's right in town and you can walk to the little downtown area and even walk to the lighthouse just past the town. We went to nearby...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Yum. The fish and chips are crispy. The fish is fresh. The fries are very tasty and obviously home made. The setting is nice with a view of the harbour (from the lounge). The staff are great and consistently deliver prompt friendly service. Definitely worth a visit.

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Canada
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Lane's for a late afternoon lunch. We ordered a couple of pints and relaxed on the charming patio. I had the haddock burger with a cup of chowder which was served in the teeniest side dish I had ever seen from any resto. Almost laughable in it's size. My partner had the burger and...

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Woburn, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We were passing through on our way to the yarmouth ferry and decided to do a night at the inn. It's a historic house on the pretty mercer river with a full bar and restaurant on the first floor as well as a gift shop. The room was clean and comfortable (we got a king) WiFi was strong and free....

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Virginia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I stayed at Lane's Privateer Inn while passing through Liverpool. The check-in was fast and our room was very comfortable. The breakfast was amazing the next morning! We also had dinner there the night before and it was also great! Would highly recommend staying and eating here!

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We found this place quite by accident. On a recent vacation, we were driving through Liverpool on our way to an entirely different destination when we spied a sign advertising "join our live music patio party" Never one to turn down live music (or a party), we turned the car around and decided to explore what Lane's Privateer Inn had...

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Antigonish
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is the second time we have stayed and eaten here. The inn is a very old, historic building, situated in a beautiful spot on the Mersey River, and walking distance to downtown Liverpool. Both stays we had a queen room on the main level, overlooking the river. The rooms have been recently remodelled, and are comfortable. We had no...

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LanesPrivateerInn, Owner at Lane's Privateer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and most thankful that you took the time to write about us on Trip Advisor. We look forward to seeing you again. All the best Susan Lane

Ottawa
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My wife and I were initially pleased when we arrived at this inn. It had a nice historic feel to it, great location beside the Mersey River, and a very attractive dining room. We made reservations for 7pm, arriving at 6:45. The dining room was filling up, in contrast to 5pm when we had stopped in for a drink. However,...

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LanesPrivateerInn, Owner at Lane's Privateer Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Taggart Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is distressing to us that you did not have an enjoyable experience. Your server is fairly new to serving, but he is kind, conscientious and has had very good commments from guests. Your wait was longer than perhaps it should have been and we apologize for...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the beautiful Mersey River in the heart of Liverpool, this lovely inn was built in 1798. Originally a Privateer's mansion, it has been owned and operated by three generations of the Lane family. Lane's offers up-to-date hotel amenities mixed with the traditional warmth and charm of a small inn. Newly renovated Restaurant, Pub & Stone Patio overlook the river. Bookstore & Gourmet Shops offer local pottery and Illy espresso. 24 Air-conditioned Guestrooms, many with microwaves, fridges, and coffee makers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lane's Privateer Inn

Address: 27 Bristol Avenue, Liverpool, Nova Scotia B0T 1K0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Liverpool
Price Range: $115 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lane's Privateer Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Probably any room would be excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles joeandpeggy, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a renovated room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles 820sj, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Banti, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Parking lot side is very noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles JimTaggartOttawa, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the front over the street can be a little noisy,but they are the nicer rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 253barryw, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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