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Toba's Bed and Breakfast

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4952 Hwy-332, East LaHave, Nova Scotia B4V 0V6 Canada
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 20-10-13 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-10-13 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Toba's Bed and Breakfast, is situated with waterfront views of the Lahave River. This B&B is less than a 15 minute drive from Lunenburg, the ovens, the Lahave Bakery and it is close to many other tourist attractions. The property was built in 1912, and has been fully renovated and restored as a traditional Nova Scotian home. This 4.5 star licensed B&B is located in Lunenburg County and has 3 bedrooms with 3 private bathrooms. The bathrooms have been newly renovated in 2018 and two of the three rooms have water views. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a mother-daugher duo who love their guests as well as their home. They encourage you to sit back and relax while on vacation.
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Free parking
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MICHELLE551 wrote a review Feb. 2
Stellarton41 contributions4 helpful votes
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Our friends had recommended Toba’s BNB as they had visited several times and they loved the location and the hosts. Our experience truly lived up to all they had expressed and more. Upon arriving, we were pleasantly surprised to see the beauty of this huge home across from the stunning LaHave River. What a view! The hosts Kelly and Cathy, were so friendly, bubbly, gracious, and genuinely excited to have us stay at their beautiful home. We were given a detailed tour of the home and it’s features upon arrival which was extra special. Everything was so clean. Each room had its own special charm about it, and the design of the home, pictures, and furnishings were all so quaint, comfortable yet elegant, and so full of character... it made the home just come to life. You instantly felt relaxed, cozy, and at ‘home’ while on vacation. Kelly & Cathy prepared both supper and breakfast for us, as well as snacks and dessert. The food was absolutely delicious and the presentation of the meal was like being at a high end restaurant. We felt like honored guests! We relaxed in the evening playing various games, talking, and laughing. We had a wonderful sleep on the most comfortable bed. After an amazing breakfast in the morning and delicious coffee cake, we all sat around the table with Kelly, Cathy, and Tony talking, laughing, telling stories. We were making new friends. It all felt so comfortable, like we knew them forever. They were genuinely interested in getting to know us, and us getting to know them throughout the entire visit. Something about that was extra special. In the past we normally stayed at hotels or air bnb’s... but this unique bed and breakfast has made us realize all we have been missing. A bed and breakfast is not just about a room to sleep in... it’s about an ‘experience’ where you feel like special guests, new friends, and you learn about the area and the residents. That’s the way to truly experience the Maritimes and all it has to offer. After all the Covid has taken from the world through distancing...we all need to experience unity again in the way Kelly and Cathy pour themselves and their joy and acceptance into their guests. Even a mask couldn’t stop that feeling from coming through. I highly recommend a visit at Toba’s in the future. You will very impressed and I am sure will become the newest member in the ever growing Toba’s family. Sincerest thanks to Kelly and Cathy for such a memorable experience.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Kelly Matarazzo, Owner at Toba's Bed and Breakfast
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you Michelle for this lovely review and for also blessing our home with laughter, joy and new memories. It truly was amazing having you and your bubble friends here for a little vacation! We are so grateful that you enjoyed our home, the location, the view, the food, the cleanliness, and most importantly the experience and overall getaway. We must say it was wonderful to get to know all of you and we really appreciated all of the stories shared. It was a fun experience for us to host all of you and we are looking forward to having out paths cross again soon. Thank you so much for supporting our small business and for leaving such a kind review. We wish you all of the best, stay safe! Big healthy hugs, Kelly & Cathy
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Peter K wrote a review Feb. 2020
Highland, Utah32 contributions5 helpful votes
This place is so wonderful. It is family run by a mother daughter team. They are so thoughtful, kind and totally concern that you have a 5 star experience. I really can’t even describe how wonderful it was. They gave me faith that there are some amazing BnB’s.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from kellymT6652RY, Owner at Toba's Bed and Breakfast
Responded Feb. 10, 2020
Thank you! We are incredibly happy that we were able to give you faith in B&B’s, we love what we do and we are happy you were able to see that! Thank you for finding us, writing a review and blessing our home with beautiful memories. Until next time!
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MisabelK wrote a review Oct. 2019
Winnipeg, Canada7 contributions2 helpful votes
Beautiful 100 + year old sea captain's house. Beautifully restored and decorated. Large room with bathroom and view of the water. Kathy and Kelly do an amazing job of making everyone feel right at home. Little extra's like homemade cookies and wine available anytime. Kathy, Kelly and all the guests gathered in the family room/parlor for conversation in the evening. It was really great. Lovely breakfast next morning. Great area to visit. Would highly recommend this B&B to everyone.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Room Tip: We had the King room with an ocean view. Other rooms were a bit smaller all but were...
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Response from kellymT6652RY, Owner at Toba's Bed and Breakfast
Responded Oct. 15, 2019
Thank you so very much for leaving this lovely review as well as for finding us here at Toba’s. It was an amazing experience getting to know you and we are so happy you enjoyed your time :). Big hugs and until next time!
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Suzanne W wrote a review Oct. 2019
Edmonton, Canada2 contributions
Perfect B&B as a base to travel Nova Scotia. Lunenberg is 15 min away, we loved Mahone Bay, took a closeby ferry across the water to a local bakery. (so busy there, in the middle of now where) and did 3 wine tours! Toba's was very clean. We slept well in a large comfortable room. Our bay window view was of the water front, fabulous to open up to in the morning! We both have food sensitivities so we were very appreciative of the delicious breakfast accomodations made for us.Thank you for a fabulous experience!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Responded Nov. 5, 2019
Thank YOU for making it a beautiful experience. We absolutely loved hearing about all of your daily adventures and we are thoroughly impressed with all that you accomplished. It was a delight to have you and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Until next time :)!
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K&J Grundt wrote a review Oct. 2019
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Our three night stay was absolutely perfect. We arrived after dark and were greeted with cookies and a hug- a perfect combination after a long day of travel. Toba's is a beautiful period home with the warmth of Kelly and Cathy ensuring all the comforts of home. Breakfast each morning was a gourmet delight on a beautifully set table- we felt so special yet just like family. We shared great conversations around the table as well as on the front porch watching sunset with a glass of wine. We look forward to a return visit- we hated to leave.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Responded Oct. 5, 2019
It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and feel like family instantly. Our time shared was beautiful and will be remembered, thank you for the review as well as blessing or home with your love and joy. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we too are excited for a return visit. Until next time :)!
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PRICE RANGE
US$126 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
CanadaNova ScotiaSouthwest Nova ScotiaEast LaHave
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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Frequently Asked Questions about Toba's Bed and Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Toba's Bed and Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Westcote Bell Pottery (2.9 km), Fort Point Museum (3.4 km), and Sand Dollar Beach (6.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Toba's Bed and Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Toba's Bed and Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Toba's Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Toba's Bed and Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include LaHave Bakery, LaHave Bakery, and Rose Bay General Store & Bistro.
Are there any historical sites close to Toba's Bed and Breakfast?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fort Point Museum (3.4 km).