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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Tulips and Thistle on our way from Halifax to Cape Breton Island. Although it is outside the town of Truro, it is only a 10-minute drive on Pictou Road, with no turns to town, so it would be tough to get lost. Ann and Larry gave us great tips for dinner in town. Our... More 

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first time at a B&B and, we were a little wary of staying in what is essentially a strangers home, but Larry & Ann are very welcoming making you feel right at home! The property and decor are very cozy and, you are provided with everything you could possibly need. The room was nicer than ones we... More 

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Thank Hannah W
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

This B&B has to be the Gem Of Truro. We stayed here for 8 days whilst attending our Grandson's wedding. From the first day we were treated as one of the family and nothing was too much trouble for Larry & Ann. The rooms were furnished in keeping with the style of the cottage. Lovely dining rooms, lounge rooms and... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second stay. Larry & Ann are very friendly & welcoming hosts of a very quiet & lovely home just on the outskirts of Truro. While we found our room to be a wee bit cramped, it still offered excellent value. The full breakfast was absolutely wonderful!!! We're confident we'll be back a 3rd time & more!

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Thank Keith B
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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a lovely country home! We enjoyed our visit with hosts Ann and Larry. The sheets on our bad were wonderful - very soft and comfortable. The location is just outside of Truro with easy access to Hwy. 104. Breakfast was delicious!

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

My husband and I stopped in Truro for an overnight stay while returning home from a trip to Nova Scotia, and decided to stay at the Tulips and ‘Thistle Bed & Breakfast. Our hosts, Ann and Larry, were very welcoming. Their home is absolutely lovely and the rooms are very clean. Ann offered us a choice of five breakfasts which... More 

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Thank Patricia M
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We felt at home from the minute we entered. Lovely quiet country setting with terrific hosts. Multiple breakfast options including a "surprise breakfast" if you're willing to live on the edge....it was divine! Easy access as well as great dinner recommendations in town. Beds excellent! Would definitely recommend to anyone and would come back for sure on our next East... More 

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Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Ann and Larry were the perfect hosts! It was like coming home to your parents after a date. They wer always excited to hear about your day. The breakfasts were wonderful and eating at the same table as the other guests was always enjoyable! The location in Truro was great. Close to the highways and centrally located to many attractions.

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Massachusetts
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went August 16 to August 19 2016. The hosts Ann and Larry were wonderful. Loved their B&B. Breakfasts were outstanding. From the fresh fruit, blueberry bread, eggs and other options. I had never had Eggs Benedict before and it was great. Every thing so neat and clean and quiet. Eating breakfast with other people from different places was enjoyable. Hope... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

So glad that of all the places we could have booked for our one night stop in Truro we chose Tulips & Thistles 😄. Ann was so warm and friendly when we arrived. Our room was very comfortable - bathroom not en suite but private with robes available for the trip across the corridor! Their recommendation for dinner was spot... More 

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Additional Information about Tulips and Thistle Bed & Breakfast

Address: 913 Pictou Road, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Truro
Price Range: $122 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tulips and Thistle Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“We had the Fergus Suite”
 of 5 bubbles MauirceB, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are different types of suites and this is best discussed with the hosts”
 of 5 bubbles allanm463, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“great place to stay and central to what we wanted to see.”
 of 5 bubbles Linda55443, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms on the second floor. We had a standard queen. Large, bright suite in the back. 4 guest rooms altogether.”
 of 5 bubbles 734judithc, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“This B and B was nice and quiet. Our room was very spacious. It was outside of Truro but very accessible.”
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