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Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant

22522 Main Street Highway #7, Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia B0J 3B0 Canada
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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Sheet Harbour, Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its budget friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants, Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant makes it easy to enjoy the best of Sheet Harbour.

Rooms at Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant offer air conditioning providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free internet access.

A lounge will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant, free parking is available.

If you like seafood restaurants, Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant is conveniently located near The Henley House Pub and Restaurant and Il Porto.

Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant is sure to make your visit to Sheet Harbour one worth remembering.

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Sheila M wrote a review Aug 2023
Victoria, Canada12 contributions6 helpful votes
Simple, good food - fresh fish, crunchy chips and local ( very local) beer. A quiet place with a good location on the water and a nice balcony to sit out on. Not fancy, but reliably good food, with good service.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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steve l wrote a review Oct 2022
Sydney, Canada25 contributions41 helpful votes
My room appeared to be in disrepair. The place is extremely dated, lack of electrical outlets & washroom in desperate need of renos. Price kind of made up for the ill shape of the room. Stayed there several years ago & nothing has changed. Same staff & strangely the exact same tenants.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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DonSX1199XG wrote a review Aug 2022
Qualicum Beach, Canada23 contributions3 helpful votes
It was getting onto mid-afternoon and the hunger pangs were nibbling. The Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant looked a likely source of sustenance, and so it proved to be. The first thing I noticed was the dessert special board with Pecan Pie among the offerings. Our friendly server took our order for one serving of two pieces of fish and chips and a piece of pecan pie - to be shared between my wife and I. Our fish and chips arrived very soon and the dish had already been divided onto two plates for us. The fish and chips and the pecan pie were very pleasing indeed! On enquiry we were told that the fish was haddock. Yum! Yum! The coffee was good too. We highly recommend this establishment for its friendly helpful service and delicious food at very reasonable prices..
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Deanna h wrote a review Apr 2022
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The owner had the audacity to say we destroyed the room lol. I should send them a bill for cleaning it. It was absolutely disgusting. We left it in better shape then when we arrived. They may have been mad that we used a towel and they had to clean it. The floors were so dirty sheets had an awful smell lipstick on mugs. Wish we had more time to research before we stayed. The owner was rude and treats his staff awful. He should be sued. Maybe he will be...... He should be ashamed. I will absolutely pass this along and only hope it goes out of business. I can't say in words how horrified I am. There is on the other hand an amazing amazing hotel not 10 minutes down the road with friendly accommodating owners, so clean and so beautiful marmalade hotel. Highly recommended. Please don't give this rude "man" your business.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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vanessness84 wrote a review May 2020
Halifax, Canada9 contributions
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I recently stayed at the Fairwinds and what a dive. Everything is outdated, dirty, broken, smelled musty, very disappointed. The walls have all these notes taped to the walls (how tacky). The bed covers were torn. Dead bugs on floor. Leaky toilet. Hairs on floor. Curtains in shambles.Towel rack fell apart when I grabbed for a towel. Even the tv was filthy. Not to mention the water is tainted and they have signs that the water is dangerous to drink which made me so paranoid to even open my mouth in the shower. $115 wasted. Do not stay here!!! And I bet the conditions in their kitchen are even worse. Yuk. I should have slept in my vehicle.
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jadzia G wrote a review Dec 2019
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Went to eat while getting tires put on my car. Excellent food, was pretty quick to get to me, the waitress was amazing always checking in. Would definitely Recommend. Very affordable and good atmosphere.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Caitlin J wrote a review Sep 2019
Nova Scotia, Canada33 contributions14 helpful votes
My husband and I were travelling for a few days along the Eastern Shore in Nova Scotia on our vacation, doing some outdoor activities and staying in one of the campgrounds nearby. We were desperate for some home-cooked breakfast, and the only place open for miles in either direction after Labour Day was Fairwinds! We were so happy to find them open, and the breakfast was simple but delicious - we ate here 2 separate mornings. The folks who waited on us were so nice, and we would recommend any one travelling in the area make a stop here. It's an old school motel and restaurant with a fantastic view on the water in Sheet Harbour.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Stephen E wrote a review Jul 2019
Bozeman, Montana99 contributions49 helpful votes
I led a group of six here and spent a night. The beds were not super-comfortable, and that would be generous for the pillows, but it was very clean and comfortable for a one-night's stay. The owner Ralph, is awesome. His Ralph Special for breakfast was a special treat, and the time he spent with our group was cherished by all.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Donald P wrote a review Jul 2019
Bellevue Saskatchewan54 contributions10 helpful votes
Great old school motel located on the harbour with a great view. Very friendly and wonderful staff. It was nice to start the day with a home cooked meal, and be welcomed by the local regulars. Highly recommend
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Date of stay: July 2019
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mackieWindsor wrote a review Sep 2018
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We had lunch here I had a Turkey burger which was made with real turkey & homemade gravy & came with coleslaw & cranberry sauce my husband had hot tukey sandwich & fries The staff including the owner were very friendly & the restaurant was spotless we wanted to stay all night but the downfall was that they didn't take pets & we have a dog
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant
Which popular attractions are close to Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant?
Nearby attractions include MacPhee House Visitor Center and Community Museum (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Henley House Pub and Restaurant, Il Porto, and Sober Island Brewing Company.
Is Fairwinds Motel & Restaurant located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Sheet Harbour.