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“Seawinds Motel - Nice Place to stay while in Digby” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Seawinds Motel
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Digby
Regina, Saskatchewan
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Seawinds Motel - Nice Place to stay while in Digby”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2011

Really enjoyed our stay at the Seawinds Motel - clean, comfortable, very helpful staff

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Frederick, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2011

My friend and I and our two small dogs recently stayed at this motel. We had room #7 which is at the end of the row, right on the water. Beautiful setting to watch the sea birds, the tides go in and out, and to watch the fishing boats. Very close to downtown Digby. A short walk to restaurants and gift shopping. Just a short drive to grocery, dollar store and Walmart.... and right near the St John ferry for that early morning crossing.
Staff was friendly and helpful.
Only problem we encountered was a sticky screen door on the deck... and the sofa bed was broken (and I didn't find out till after 11:00 at night when there was no one at the front desk... luckly I had my memory foam with me so I could make a bed for myself or I would have had a sleepless night) They need new sofa beds in at least 2 of those rooms.
Everything else was very nice.

Room Tip: Basic amenities in the kitchen but enough to prepare a meal (no oven..stovetop only)
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  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Starlady_11
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Berlin, Deutschland
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148 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2011

The Seawinds Motel has two sites. We stayed at the one a bit more downtown right at the harbour. It is located next to the Shoreline Restautant which also belongs to the owner of the Motel. Als for a 10% voucher at the reception. The rooms are nice and clean and have wooden floor (much better than carpet). They are equipped with microwave, cable TV, fridge (a bit loud, but you can switch it off) and coffe machine. We enjoyed staying here-

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank DocDanG
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North Georgia
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122 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2008

Lovely location, but we were not impressed with the room. It was dark and dreary (we stayed in a regular room, not a housekeeping room). My main problem was regarding cleanliness, which is my main criteria in judging lodging. The room had a stale smell and the bathroom had a lot of hair on the floor. When I took the floor mat off the tub and spread it on the floor there was even hair on it, leading me to believe that it wasn't washed but just thrown back over the tub! Also the baseboards had a great deal of dust and dirt on them (I often look there as they are easy for lazy housekeepers to overlook).
There was a good selection in the office for breakfast, but it had to be brought back to the room to eat. Not a big problem, but hard to juggle everything on the small trays, and no toasters for the bagels if you didn't have a housekeeping room.

  • Liked — Location
  • Disliked — the dirt!
  • Stayed September 2008, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank salandrich
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2008

We found the Seawinds motel in the Doers and Dreamers Guide - the official Nova Scotia guidebook. We were arriving in Yarmouth via the CAT and were looking for a place to stay midway along the Evangeline Trail. We picked Digby.
We were very pleased with the Seawinds. It is located along the Main Street in Digby, but the motel units themselves are not right on the street, so we had no problem with street noise. Our unit was great! It was very spacious and very clean (my number one requirement!). The beds were quite comfortable; the sheets even smelled clean. Each unit comes with a mini-house keeping set-up -- a table with 4 chairs, stove, fridge, microwave, dishes, coffee, etc. I liked the fact that the floors were hardwood -- no threadbare or suspect carpet to contend with, The bathroom was large and definitely clean. Amentities were simple; not fancy at all. My one complaint was that the towels were rather skimpy, both in absorbency and size. Breakfast is included and is set up each morning in the front office (no place to eat there so you bring it back to your unit). There was cereal, yogurt, cheese, crackers, bagels, banana muffins, juice and milk. The staff is friendly and accomodating. One really neat thing is the outdoor patio at the edge of their property overlooking Digby Bay. It was great to just sit there and take in the beauty. We got some spectacular sunrise pictures! I would definitely stay there again and would recommend it to others.

  • Liked — spacious and clean
  • Disliked — towels
  • Stayed September 2008, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Be-Well-415
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Additional Information about Seawinds Motel

Property: Seawinds Motel
Address: 90 Montaque Row, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Digby
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Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Digby
Price range (per night): ₹ 4,613 - ₹ 7,488
Hotel Class:2 star — Seawinds Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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