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Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort

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172 Lodge Road, Braeshore, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada
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Nova Scotia Beach Resort - Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort Atlantic Canada Premier Vacation DestinationPictou Lodge Resort, Nova Scotia is just minutes from both Pictou, home of the Ship Hector, and the PEI ferry. Our Nova Scotia oceanside resort features log cottages, private beaches and natural family recreation activities. Experience renowned Taste of Nova Scotia seafood dining and a famous Sunday brunch in our fireside dining room and Oceanview Lounge.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Restaurant
Beach
Bicycles available
Babysitting
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Snack bar
Vending machine
Canoeing
Game room
Hiking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
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Kitchenette
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Hubtown wrote a review Aug. 2021
Nova Scotia, Canada16 contributions1 helpful vote
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This is the second year in a row that we have stayed in a Chalet at Pictou Lodge. Last year, we stayed in a bottom 2-bedroom unit. This year, we booked an upstairs 3-bedroom and 2 bathroom chalet. The chalets are newer than the other accommodations and have a spectacular view overlooking the ocean and pond. Last year, we found the downstairs unit to be noisy (the floors above are not sound-proofed, so you hear every footstep). Not a problem this year. The weather and the view were both spectacular! Heat pumps kept the chalet very comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked. Due to the pandemic, there is no housekeeping service, but you just have to call the front desk, tell them what you need, and place dirty linens on the deck and they'll bring you replacements. We visited during a heatwave, but the beach was never crowded; in fact, we had it to ourselves most days until after lunch! There are 10 chaise loungers and four fire pits on the beach. There is another fire pit located near the outdoor pool. The firepits were restocked daily with wood, kindling, paper - at no cost! The pool was warm and there were towels available. There are bikes/helmets, a small basketball court, large outdoor checkers, horseshoes, bocce ball, and watercrafts (2 canoes, 1 SUP, 2 peddle boats) for guests' use at no additional cost (win, win!!). Now for my 'constructive criticism.' My family loves this resort, but I see so much potential for it to be an AMAZING destination...and at very little cost. For the price we paid per night for a 3-bedroom chalet (>$500/night), I feel the resort could re-invest some of this money into the property. I'm not talking about expensive infrastructure changes, just small things. For example, the stairs leading down to the water activities at the pond needs to be replaced. The outside stairs by the fitness room have long grass growing up between the steps - trim it. A new/better wharf that doesn't sink would also be great! The hotel website and marketing material indicate that there is a putting green. The 'green' is artificial turf that is covered in foliage, matted and not maintained, so not usable. There is no beach volleyball, as indicated. There is one washer toss set, but we could not locate it during our stay. The front desk indicated that a guest must have taken it back to their room. A volleyball net and a few more washer toss sets would help enhance the guest experience and cost very little! My children were also disappointed that they could not use the bikes, as several guests had 'hogged' them during their stay (i.e. had them on their decks or screened in porches). We saw four bikes on someone's deck for an entire day that were never used. Not fair. This is where hiring a summer student or two would help enhance the summer recreation activities. Hire students to sign out the bikes and ensure they are returned. Have the students assist guests down at the watersports - tying up boats, hanging up paddles and lifejackets, signing out washer toss boxes. Additionally, the 'games room' is only open on certain days for a few hours. Summer students could run some activities for children out of here during the summer (e.g. painting, crafts, scavenger hunt, etc.) to help position Pictou Lodge against other similar resorts that offer children's programs. Perhaps also have some board games and books that guest can borrow? Maybe a ping pong table in the games room for kids? The fitness room could also use a refresh (a little paint, new flooring and a few newer pieces of equipment, weights, yoga mats wouldn't break the bank). To reiterate, we love this place, and I would love to see it reach its maximum potential. We're already booked for a 4-night stay next summer in a 3-bedroom chalet. Can't wait to return to Pictou Lodge Beach Resort!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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scubashe wrote a review Aug. 2021
Halifax342 contributions82 helpful votes
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Our first time staying here and it was absolutely wonderful. We stayed 2 nights in an ocean view queen suite. These have a separate bedroom and sitting area and are quite spacious and vaulted ceilings - very nice. Also a deck to sit out with chairs. They have a pool, bikes, kayaks and nice little beach area. The Lodge itself is really beautiful and the food and service is spectacular. The Arctic char wellington was my fave but honestly everything we had was delicious and the staff really knock themselves out. We will definitely be back. Thank you!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Justtravelling4 wrote a review Jul. 2021
Halifax, Canada363 contributions128 helpful votes
My fiancé and I went out for breakfast and everything was really good. We had the eggs benny and fish cakes. The food was tasty and service was good. The scenery/ views were amazing, it is a beautiful spot. We would love to go back and stay in one of their cottages.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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nwaynesworld wrote a review Aug. 2020
Nova Scotia1506 contributions303 helpful votes
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Great seaside location, 15+/- minutes from Pictou. Hot and sunny..... It’s always sunny along the north shore of Nova Scotia!! The resort offers a variety of room categories. We stayed in a two level chalet. The chalet is located along a small lake and the chalet offers an appealing ocean view. The resort grounds are well maintained. The resort offers various activities for children and adults. There is an outdoor pool and a sandy beach on the ocean. The restaurant is good. The meal prices are a bit on the high side; however, the food is good and the portions are generous. Good staff and friendly Maritime service! See video on YouTube channel: nwaynesworld
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Matthew M wrote a review Aug. 2020
Baddeck, Canada7 contributions2 helpful votes
First time staying and will definitely be going back! Stayed 2 nights in a cottage and our daughter was just buzzing with excitement the whole time. Lots of lawn games all around the property, playground, fire pits, free bikes and boats to use, long beach to walk, outdoor pool, the list goes on! Also drove down the sunrise trail to a sheep farm and a lavender farm. Very cool. Clean rooms and excellent service as well. New summer getaway spot for sure!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Allison Hartson, Guest Services / Front Office at Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort
Responded Aug. 5, 2020
We can't wait to see you again! Thanks for staying with us.
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PRICE RANGE
US$121 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
pictou lodge beachfront hotel pictou, pictou hotel
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CanadaNova ScotiaBraeshore
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort?
Nearby attractions include deCoste Performing Arts Centre (7.1 km), Hector Heritage Quay (7.0 km), and Caribou/Munroes Island Provincial Park (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, barbeque facilities, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Alladin Syrian Canadian Restaurant, Sharon's Place Family Restaurant, and Stone Soup Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting McCulloch House Museum & Genealogy Centre (7.6 km).