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The Tidal Life Guesthouse

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Richmond, B.C.
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We chose Tidal Life on the basis of reviews and its nearness to River Runners. We were not disappointed. Although the bathroom is across the hall and through the lounge area we were the only guests so didn't have to worry about meeting anyone on a midnight WC visit! The owners were friendly and gracious both at the B and...

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long island, new york
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Tidal Life Guesthouse is a gracious old Victorian bed and breakfast on a quiet street. The owners live in a separate building. The house and our room were beautifully decorated with antiques, interesting art, lots of books, and all the amenities. The upstairs common room offered books, board games, and movie DVDs for guests. The adjacent lounge contained a...

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Saint John, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Very friendly and accommodating hosts provide a very comfortable visit. Great bed, quiet location. Excellent breakfast, and opportunity to eat at Bing's Eatery (their local restaurant). The emphasis on local foods is important to us and the community.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old house with stunning artwork, nice rooms, cute little coffee nook. Lots of common areas to chat, watch tv (DVD player with lots of movies) Perfect for any get away! The two men who own it are sweet, thoughtful, knowledgable about the area and history and just amazing guys. We will be back!!

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The very thoughtful owners provide helpful communications, a great breakfast & a beautiful house. Focus on local & seasonal ingredients, delicious! Conveniently near the Shubenacadie River Runners. We look forward to a return visit.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We stayed here last summer and felt compelled to write a review of this place - it's a diamond. Kelly and Danny run a restaurant around the corner during the summer and they have a great victorian style house where they run a b&b. When we were there, there was another very nice family staying in the other rooms (I...

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We spent one night at Tidal Life - our first night in Nova Scotia. It is a beautiful house and we were very comfortable here. Kelly and Danny were great hosts, we also recommend dinner at the restaurant (Bing's). Special thanks for getting up at 6am to cook us breakfast before our early morning rafting trip - we really appreciated...

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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Just visited Tidal Life - it's a great quiet place to relax, see the sites (especially the Tidal Bore) and enjoy Nova Scotia. Kelly and Danny are amazing hosts who not only know a lot about the local community and surrounding Nova Scotia sites and experiences, but who are both amazing chefs (visit Bings for amazing local farm fresh slow...

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Dallas, TX
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This B&B is in a great location for exploring the Bay of Fundy- which is super cool and worth a visit! Kelly suggested we come for dinner and we were so glad we did, they operate a restaurant close to the B&B which is fantastic!! Our room had 2 bunk beds and we were very comfortable (family of 4)- everything...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Kelly & Danny have created a haven of tranquility in a beautiful setting. This is a place to refresh your senses, rejuvenate your spirit, reconnect you with nature . . . We enjoyed the passionate energy and talents of our engaging hosts dedicated to making their corner of the world special and inviting for us to share – through the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tidal Life Guesthouse is a laid back and eclectic house built in the 1850's. It caters to all walks of life, is situated on 13 acres of lush wetlands, and boasts four distinct rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tidal Life Guesthouse

Address: 78 Cedar Rd, Maitland, Nova Scotia B0N 1T0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Maitland
Price Range: $40 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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The Tidal Life Guesthouse Maitland, Nova Scotia
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We were downstairs and it was perfect. The upstairs seems to be okay with guests also.”
 of 5 bubbles happytraveller336, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room with 2 bunk beds good for a group!”
 of 5 bubbles Romyzoe, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had the blue room...very spacious, clean with a view of the back property.”
 of 5 bubbles 220sheilab, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We loved the Blue Room, what a beautiful sun set.”
 of 5 bubbles Bentleyhill, 23 Jul 2012 | Read review
“No need for a tip here. The room will pick you :)”
 of 5 bubbles namuller, 21 May 2012 | Read review
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