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Vista, California
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99 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upstairs room beautifully furnished, clean. Hostess Bev always greeted us, was so helpful with restaurant suggestions - one great (Governor's), the other was MEH (Flavour on the Water)! TV actually worked, a good quiet reading corner and a guest computer made it a wonderful place to stay! Delicious and generous breakfast served with gracious smiles.

Thank Nancy J
Cleveland, Ohio
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110 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed an unexpected stay at Colby House. Bev was incredibly hospitable and flexible. We stayed in the Pafford and Park Suites across the street from the main house. The amenities were the icing on the cake. We used the washer and dryer several times. Most of the time we forgot we were staying in someone else's place. We... More 

Thank Moki75
Lakeshore, Canada
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36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for unfortunately only one night during the Celtic Colours. It was our first time there, as well as Nova Scotia and The Colby House is what would bring us back for sure! From the moment you walk in you are welcomed like family, treated like royalty and yet left with such a peaceful feeling of privacy and... More 

Thank Divine4Wine
San Francisco Bay Area
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160 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Colby House during Celtic Colours this year. It was our first trip to Cape Breton and Colby House, but it certainly won't be our last. Being on a 3 1/2 week vacation, laundry stops are always important and so we rented one of the lovely apartments across the street from the main house. It... More 

Thank CaliforniaFoodie
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6 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The hosts came through even during the terrific storm. They kept us as comfortable as they could even without power and found a way to make coffee! Before and after the storm the B&B is still to be recommended. Lovely room and common areas, great breakfast and welcoming and informative hosts.

Thank albuquerquenm
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed at Colby House during Celtic Colours. We were in a unit across the road which was a fully equipped suite, including laundry. The accommodations were first rate and the hosts were great. They should get a medal for getting a breakfast together with no power in the house after Hurricane Matthew passed through the city. We would definitely... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We spent five nights at Colby House and I would return in a heartbeat! The accommodationis were spotlessly clean and comfortable. We paid an additional $5. Per night and stayed in the apartment across from the main house. My first apartment didn't have as much room as this place. As an extra bonus, there is a washer and dryer in... More 

Thank Barbara E
Halifax, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Spent just under three weeks at Colby House B&B while in Sydney for work. The rooms are extremely well maintained and cozy. The suite I was staying in had complete amenities including full kitchen, washer and dryer. The owners and staff are so nice, and genuinely care for your comfort and well-being. The breakfasts are home made, delicious and filling.... More 

Thank dougmoto
Surrey, Canada
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 nights in the Park Suite which is across the street from the main B&B. Beautifully appointed apartment with sitting room, kitchen and bedroom. Very clean and very comfortable and very reasonably priced. Also includes a washer and dryer. Breakfast was served at the main house and they were the best we've had on our 3 week trip. Highly... More 

Thank Blair S
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and were amazed at how nice it was. The owners have done this for eight years. We stayed all over in the Maritimes and this was, by far, our best accommodations. Walk to town, the staff is friendly and informed. They think of everything. STAY HERE!

Thank James F

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Address: 10 Park St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 4W4, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Sydney
Price Range: $100 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Colby House Bed & Breakfast Sydney, Nova Scotia
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“Upstairs was quiet - even on the street side”
 of 5 bubbles 198nancyj, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are staying for more than one night, spend the extra $5. And get the apartment. It is worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraE257, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pafford Suite (1 bedroom apartment)”
 of 5 bubbles dreamer_in_kw, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Pafford Suite is a spacious, clean and beautifully decorated apartment”
 of 5 bubbles suzannet502, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you want a true B&B experience, stay in the main house if possible”
 of 5 bubbles 50StatesBy50, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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