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686 Main St P.O. Box 470, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pool
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsjohn and denisesense of humourfront porchhearts desiredelicious breakfasttwo nightsperfect hostsgarden roomb and blocal jamsexcellent advicecup of teabed and breakfastwalking distancemany yearslovely townstayed longer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights on our first trip to Canada. Denise and John were so friendly and welcoming, with a great sense of humour. The house is peaceful, in a lovely setting. Breakfast was superb, both the quality and the quantity. Denise also...More

Thank YorkshireJaney
Response from HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and BreakfastResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for your wonderful review, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope the rest of your trip went well and will lead to a return visit! Kind regards Denise & John

Reviewed August 13, 2018

Arrived in Mahone Bay late, and John stayed up to greet us and helped us get our dinner in before the kitchens close in Mahone Bay for the night (about 10:00pm). Denise was extremely knowledgeable about the little-known beaches and trails around town. The room...More

Thank Wendy T
Response from HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and BreakfastResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you for a lovely review, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay.It was a pleasure to meet you both and we enjoyed having you to stay in our home We hope you had a good time during the rest of your trip to Nova...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

This lovely gem was discovered by accident on our 6 week travel. With no reservation we tripped over a vacancy sign and enquired. A late cancellation had opened up a room and we immediately took it. John showed us around and made some recommendations for...More

Thank flamesfan24
Response from HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and BreakfastResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for such a wonderful review! We are so glad you found us and hope to see you again! Best wishes John & Denise

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Mahone Bay was our favourite town between Halifax and Lunenburg. Hearts Desire is a clean, comfortable home with pretty porches and a lovely garden. Right in downtown Mahone Bay - everything is an easy walk. John & Denise are fun, friendly and helpful hosts. Food...More

Thank Melanie B
Response from HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and BreakfastResponded July 30, 2018

Thank you for a wonderful review - we're so glad you enjoyed your stay and we certainly enjoyed your company! Hope to see you again! Best wishes John & Denise

Reviewed July 18, 2018

I stayed here for 4 nights and enjoyed myself immensely. Not just the really comfortable room and wonderful home-made and home-cooked breakfasts, but most of all the friendliness and warmth of John and Denise, the perfect hosts. An excellent quiet location, off-road parking, but only...More

Thank Chris D
Response from HeartsDesireBB, Owner at Heart's Desire Bed and BreakfastResponded July 21, 2018

Thanks for a great review! We enjoyed meeting you and look forward to your return! John & Denise

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A classic four square house built in the early 1900's overlooking the waters of beautiful Mahone Bay. Located steps away from the delightful shops, restaurants and cafes of Mahone Bay. ...More Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$111 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Heart's Desire Bed And Breakfast Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia
Location
Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Mahone Bay
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"Its a B&B so not a big choice but all the rooms we saw were nice."
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