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The Scotsman Inn

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78 Coleraine Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
7 Oct8 Oct
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewsno elevatorchain hotelsthe room was extremely cleancontinental breakfasthistoric buildingstreet noisea great staynova scotiagreat hostsnext morningother guestscathysandysportsmanhistorysuitcasescharm
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Sandy & Cathy, we had an amazing visit at the Scotsman. Beautiful space and outstanding service. Sandy had some great recommendations for restaurants and activities to do. Cathy makes a superb breakfast. Thank you again for a great stay - we will definitely...More

Thank Lizbabiz
Response from ScotsmanCanada, Owner at The Scotsman InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You I am glad we made your stay a good one. Cathy and I believe customer service is everything. Plus a clean room, a comfortable bed, and a nice breakfast. We want our guests to really enjoy Pictou and everything around this great little...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been driving through PEI on our way to N.S. And had originally decided to take the ferry to N.S. But decided to drive along the shore instead. We were looking for small Mom and Pop B&Bs as we had just stayed in a...More

Thank anvilentertainment
Response from ScotsmanCanada, Owner at The Scotsman InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this awesome review! Cathy and I believe customer service is everything and we wont our guests to experience all the great things in and around Pictou . Thank you for staying with us and I hope we see you again...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

From the moment we arrived, we felt as though we were visiting old friends. We stayed in a comfortable bedroom on the top floor of this beautiful heritage home and we wanted for nothing. Sandy and Cathy were very approachable and open to discussing anything...More

Thank Doris E
Response from ScotsmanCanada, Owner at The Scotsman InnResponded 18 August 2018

Hi Doris Thank you so much for this great review. We work hard to provide a unique guest experience by working hard at customer service. We also want our guests to enjoy all that is around Pictou not just our Inn. Thank you for staying...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Scotsman Inn is the perfect central hub for touring the entire Province. My husband and I stayed for a week while we toured around. Sandy was instrumental in providing details on where to go and which roads to take and which to avoid. With...More

Thank Lee650
Response from ScotsmanCanada, Owner at The Scotsman InnResponded 14 August 2018

WOW! Thank you so much for such a great review. Cathy and I believe that customer service is everything! We want our guests to really see and enjoy this great province Nova Scotia so we do a lot of research and visit every place before...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

My partner and I spent our first night in Nova Scotia in Pictou at the Scotsman Inn. The room was updated, clean and the breakfast fairly basic. What really made our stay is the host Sandy who is an original personality and his lovely partner...More

Thank Carol Y
Response from ScotsmanCanada, Owner at The Scotsman InnResponded 5 August 2018

Thanks Carol for the great review. We are full most nights and with 10 rooms plus breakfast clean up we only have 6 hours to do everything. Plus shopping and then try relax before starting again at 5pm. Its not an excuse just an explanation....More

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The hotel was built in 1865 as a family home and business. It is a historic listed 4 story brick and stone building located in the heart of Pictou; yet only 2 minutes walk to the water front, museums, the ...More ship Hector and the marina. Shops and restaurants are right outside the front door. The rooms are furnished with period furniture, artwork, and hand made quilts. All rooms have full bathrooms en suite, free WiFi, and flat screen cable TV. Our rates include a continental breakfast, Free WiFi, and free private off street parking. We are happy to help with anything to make your stay more enjoyable. From dinner reservations to route planning. Just ask! Check in is between 5pm and 8pm Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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US$ 103 - US$ 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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The Scotsman Inn Pictou, Nova Scotia
Canada > Nova Scotia > Pictou
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"Not all rooms are air conditioned."
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"From what we saw any room is good."
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"Just talk with or ask Sandy and Cathy; very accommodating!"
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"Rooms at the back are likely to be quieter."
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