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Staunton, Virginia
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2012

Anne and Larry were gracious and helpful. Truro is a good place from which to see many things, primarily the Tidal Bore, a glimpse at the 16 foot tides of the Bay of Fundy. Roadside Willie's is a good place to eat, with the adjacent bowling alley very entertaining, whether you bowl yourself or just watch

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2012

We only stayed one night with Anne and Larry but had a really interesting evening thanks to them and their other guests. The accommodation and facilities are first rate. There were many alternatives for the 'main' at breakfast, but if you trust Anne she also likes to offer her chef's choice which remains a secret until it is served. Fantastic;... More 

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Hartington
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Reviewed 21 September 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Tulips and Thistle B&B on our first night of a five night motorcycle vacation in Nova Scotia. We arrived later than expected (about 10:30 that evening) and were greeted by our charming host and hostess, Larry and Ann. They offered us their garage for storing the bike, which we were truly grateful. As... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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Reviewed 20 September 2012

Ann & Larry were perfect hosts for our first, and hopefully not last, stay with them. We arrived later than planned (after dark) and had a little trouble with our GPS in finding Tulips and Thistle but were warmly welcomed when we got there. We enjoyed a wonderful quiet rest and a fantastic breakfast, visiting with other guests and our... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 18 September 2012

we booked this B&B on the recommendation of a Scottish couple we had met at a B& B a few days earlier and we could not have been happier. Everything from the super clean, beautifully decorated and comfortable room, the amazing breakfast and the warm and friendly hosts, Ann and Larry, made this the most enjoyable B&B experience of our... More 

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GEORGETOWN
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Reviewed 17 September 2012

We were on route to the Canada Senior Games in Sydney and found the Tulips and Thistle on-line. Staying with Ann and Larry was just our second B&B experience! They were so warm and friendly, it was like staying with close friends. Their home was spotless and the breakfast was simply outstanding!. Far better than you will enjoy in most... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 14 September 2012

Our accommodations and hosts were everything I expect In genuine Nova Scotia hospitality. The Master suite was spacious and so welcoming my wife immediately settled in for a nap when we arrived (she later threatened to steal the bed : ) The next morning Ann served up a delicious down-home breakfast, while she and Larry both joined the table chat... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2012

This B & B ist really perfect. Wonderful house and garden and nice rooms. The hosts are helpful and very friendly amd the breakfast is delicious. We enjoiyed our stay there and had a lot of very interesting talks with the hosts and the other guests.

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Manassas, Virginia
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Reviewed 14 September 2012

In June we were on our way back to the US and decided to stop for the night. Called a B&B (must have been higher up in the alphabet) and they were full, but the proprietor said she could "confidently refer us to Tulips and Thistle B&B." We were more than pleased with T&T. Our room was small but comfortable,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2012

The owners, Ann and Larry, have the type of personalities that makes one feel immediately comfortable. In turn, the guests feel they belong as if the house were their own. We strolled the gardens admiring the flowers and later had good conversations with other guests in the living room. Breakfast consisted of four choices entrees, if you could not decide,... 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: $123 - $137 (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”
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“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.”
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“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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