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Alamo, California
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Upon arriving I was impressed by the exterior and setting of this home, but, once we entered I was overwhelmed by all the 'stuff' hanging on the walls, layers of rugs mounded on top of each other and layers of draperies on the windows. It was obvious a hoarder was living in this home. There was so much furniture there...

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Carmichael, California
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Within a span of 9 days we stayed at 6 B & B's in Nova Scotia and this was by far the worst. This house is inhabited by hoarders. I have never seen so much stuff crammed into one home in my life. In the entry was lined with chests and a wall hanger made up of bent deer hooves...

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Tidnish, Canada
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Absolutely beautiful. The house is amazing!! The history incredible. The rooms are big and spacious. Beautifully decorated with moderan comforts coupled with the beauty of history. Really beautiful. The bed was awesome. Comfortable, wonderful linens we got a good nights sleep every night. Each room has it's own bathroom. Our's was beautiful. It was very moderan with all the amendities...

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Betty6416, Owner at The Breakers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Our historic home was built between 1853-1857. It was owned by the same family and ancestors from 1853 - 2000. We are the only non family members to live in the house. We purchased the house in 2000 after the last family member died and there were no more heirs. The house is of Georgian styling with a double porch...

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We have had the pleasure of staying at The Breakers for the Labour day weekend for the past 7 years, and we have been treated like family from the moment that we walked through the door back then and it gets better each year. Not only is the house beautifully and tastefully decorated, you can relax comfortably in your room,...

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Betty6416, Owner at The Breakers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

This is in response to the review " Home Away From Home " Sept. 2, 2013. When guests return over several years in this case 7 years they become family and personal ties grow and we support each other lives. As stated in previous responses our Bed and Breakfast is small and we are there for guests throughout their visit....

Newcastle, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We read all of the reviews that are posted and we fail to understand what people are expecting when they book into a historical home. This home has definite charm and represents a time in history that will not be recaptured. Although some of the comments are valid we feel that the owners generosity and friendliness far outweigh the negative...

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Betty6416, Owner at The Breakers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your validation that The Breakers has achieved the highest level of sophistication and guest satisfaction for a Bed and Breakfast. This opinion was also expressed in the review titled " Nova Scotia Jewel ." Two inspections by Canada Select and CAA / AAA also support our guest comments. Canada Select has awarded us a 5 star rating...

Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Our sincere thanks to the owners of The Breakers. A gorgeous property overlooking the serene, picturesque Digby Harbour. Tastefully decorated, down to the crystal drinking glasses in the guest rooms. We sat on the front porch and chatted with the owners after enjoying a lovely meal at a restaurant they had recommended. A scrumptous and inventive breakfast, and we appreciated...

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Betty6416, Owner at The Breakers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

The Breakers B &B became a member of Trip Advisor in January 2013. Prior to this date I did not know of prior comments and as such did not respond. It is my understanding guest comments and owner responses should not contain personal insults. The Breakers believes that change is good. It represents forward thinking , innovation, and refinement. The...

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2013

This was the second stop for our honeymoon and many of the reviews had it wrong. The room smelt old and musty. The bed was like sleeping on the ground. The owner kept locking the door every time we left to go out. Had to ring the doorbell to be let back in and then at 8pm they went to...

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Betty6416, Owner at The Breakers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your email. I felt your email was sincere and brought up very good points about the front door. Our house is very large and at times it is hard to monitor who is entering and who is leaving. Security is of utmost concern for our guests and for our family. Too much of a mother hen is...

Edmonds, Washington
Reviewed 17 October 2012

It could have been a lovely historic home had the hostess not gone wild with her collecting "stuff". The stuff (not antiques) overwhelms the entire house to the point that proper cleaning can not be done. Definitely not a 5 or even 4 star B&B. Even weirder was the fact that a 5 star rating had been given the previous...

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Betty6416, Owner at The Breakers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments. We were unaware of your comment until we joined Trip Advisor this year ( 2013 ). Your input led us to re-evaluate and set a new direction for The Breakers Bed and Breakfast. We ask you to view our new website at www.thebreakersbb.com . We met the challenge and I would like to share...

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Reviewed 1 October 2012

My review of my recent stay at the Breakers mimicks the others on this site. It's all true. I counted at least 4 sets of heavy drapes on the windows of our room. My friend had to move heavy chairs in order to open a window. Every inch of flat surface including the walls is covered with stuff you would...

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Betty6416, Owner at The Breakers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We joined Trip Advisor in January 2013. At that point we read your comments. Your comments are sincere and we saw it was an opportunity to re-evaluate. Step by step we made changes to reflect the opinions and needs of our guests. We learned from your description that " less is more." The rooms now...

Bedford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 28 August 2012

My husband and I got a good laugh at reading these other reviews after our brief stay at the Breakers, which is good because when we stayed there I was nearly in tears. This was the last night of our honeymoon, so obviously all of the places we chose were highly rated, like this, with 5-star ratings. But this is...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Breakers Bed and Breakfast is a historic property that has been written in two Nova Scotia history books. We are the only B&B / Inn that has a panoramic view of the Digby waterfront. Digby scallop boats and the highest tides in the world. With Digby as a home base guests cover all of southwestern Nova Scotia. As you picik an area to travel The Breakers arranges for your driving routes and areas of interests in sequence. This provides a fun filled day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Breakers Bed & Breakfast

Address: 5 Water Street, Digby, Nova Scotia B0V 1A0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Digby
Price Range: $249 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The three room suite is roomy but dark”
 of 5 bubbles IP3806, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here - very musty and cluttered....”
 of 5 bubbles KSusan51, 5 Oct 2013 | Read review
“The 2 front bedrooms have had the bathrooms nicely updated and have a view over the street to the water.”
 of 5 bubbles NWtraveler69, 17 Oct 2012 | Read review
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