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Irvine, California
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to find this B&B near the end of the day as we were getting a little frantic looking for a place to stay. The owners were wonderfully friendly, our room was quaint, clean and needed nothing. We slept like logs. Included breakfast was awesome, had to congratulate the cook/owner.

Thank skyjord
Halifax, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience at the Cooper's Inn. The accommodation was lovely, the proprietors welcoming, and the breakfast to die for!! It is located in the historic waterfront area, with a beautiful walled garden to relax in. No hustle no bustle. Would return for another stay in a heartbeat.

Thank n d
Halifax Region, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a second visit to the Cooper's Inn, but the first under the present ownership. The room was comfortable and lovely, overlooking the garden. We booked under the"History on the Harbour" package. We were given a lovely basket of local gifts. Every evening, our hosts had a welcome reception out in the garden if weather permitted. This was a... More 

Thank Barbara D
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The inn was super, the host were very welcoming and pleasant. The breakfast was very tasty and plentiful. We would recommend this Inn. Great place. The location with the walkway on water st.is great to watch the water activities.

Thank jwrlafrance
Management response:

We get up each day and look at our amazing Shelburne Harbour and feel very privileged to be able to live on her shores. Thank you for your kind comments. More 

Murphysboro, Illinois
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Right at the water, the Cooper's Inn is hosted by a delightful couple attending to your every need. A historic property with a fenced private garden for guests to sit and relax. All the guests (it seemed) meet for happy hour, with or without wine and some snacks. It was great fun to chat with fellow travelers, we have never... More 

Thank lauralovescroatia
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The social time is really what makes the difference for Pat and I too. A chance to live and learn about so many topics. The Local and broad view of History that we missed in School as well as how often there are connections to be made that had never been imagined. Hope to see you visit again. Thank you... More 

Halifax Region, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The Harbour Suite at The Cooper’s Inn was a perfect spot for our group of 9 to gather for our weekend meetings and camaraderie. Pat and David Chute are wonderful hosts who made us feel so welcome - from that first sip of aromatic French-pressed coffee with a made-to-order breakfast, to early evening wine in their delightful garden. The breakfast... More 

Thank samchap2016
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Thank you so much for your thoughtful comments. We do appreciate the opportunity to meet and greet new and returning guests. Safe travels! More 

Quitman, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This B&B was really great. Pat and David, who own and run this establishment were very friendly and helpful. The room and bathroom were nicely furnished. The only downside was the fact that there was no elevator and the stairs were very narrow. Breakfast was a feast with a lot of choices. Well worth the cost.

Thank npdteach
Management response:

Thank you for the kind comments. Historic properties often have their challenges and stairs are one of them. That being said, the design of the outside staircases were architecturally designed and engineered for safety and to best use the space available. Our ground floor rooms are popular because of ease of access. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Lovely house for bed and breakfast. Very welcoming hosts, lovely breakfast with a menu and an evening wine with the hosts. All very nice ineed. We spent four weeks tourin Eastern Canada and this was a stand out.

Thank Ian T
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We do take pride in our home and our welcome. Thank you for your kind thoughts. Much appreciated! More 

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88 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is agreat B and B in an historic town.The hosts were genuinely welcoming hosting a wine gathering in the evening.The rooms were comfortable and well appointed.The breakfast was outstanding.If you are staying here dining in town is limited and areservation is suggested if you want more than pub fare.Having said that the pub was perfectly acceptable.

Thank Farrercove
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Don't you love it when the community feels right! That's the way we feel as well. Thank you for your kind comments. More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Coopers Inn was a time stop in history at a beautiful house from the 1700s. The hosts were very nice and the room was beautiful. We stayed in the Gracie room which was quite large and included a mini fridge which we appreciated. The breakfast in the morning was made to order and delicious. I would definitely make some time... More 

Thank Kait P
Management response:

Yes, arrivals in Shelburne later in the evening are a challenge when you have an appetite for a really nice meal. That being said, we do have a very notable eatery here in Shelburne, Charlotte Lane, and reservations are advisable. Many visitors to Shelburne go out of their way to assure they can treat themselves with Charlotte Lane's fine fare. More 

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Additional Information about Cooper's Inn

Address: 36 Dock Street at Mason Lane, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Shelburne
Price Range: €106 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cooper's Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“prepare to be wowed!!”
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“The town of Shelburne is quite small and very quite in the evening.”
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“All rooms seemed well equipped, and offered a nice view.”
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