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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at The Lionstone Inn numerous times while in Nova Scotia. Dennis, Preston and their staff are always very friendly and helpful and go out of their way to accommodate whatever need I might have. The accommodations are certainly more adequate for someone who is spending time out sightseeing of doing activities in the area. The rooms are...

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New Glasgow, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay here every time I come to Pictou, the staff is so friendly,and it is clean and quit. Dennis and Preston always makes us feel like we are family. Love it here and will continue to stay on my visits.

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We truly appreciate when customers take the time to tell us what we are doing right. We hope we keep you happy. Safe travels

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ferries to PEI were cancelled and had to stay in Pictou. The Lionstone Inn was so handy off the Road to the ferry, The room was toasty warm and the staff very welcoming and helpful and reasonably priced. Highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Pictou or heading to the island,

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. Glad we could offer you a safe haven and glad you were comfortable. Cheers.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd like to start by saying how wonderful my family's stay, at this great establishment was. I've stayed here on a number of occasions since; each stay better then the last. The rooms are well maintained,CLEAN!!! there is something for everyone! From hotel rooms to cottages that make you want to curl up with a nice book (very cozy) and...

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your review. We love hearing when we do something right. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At first I thought the lion stone inn was a great place, good prices and a little kitchen in the room making it great for working in the area and staying in a motel, two employees and I booked a room for a week at this motel. In this week we experienced two days of no power, I was unable...

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DennisPreston, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Unfortunately two of the days you were there there was a power outage for 120,0000 power customers. This outage was intermittent and we did come into your room daily. Our office was open daily during this period. Unfortunately we cannot do anything about a power outage but would have happily refunded your money. As for...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We found this by accident as we had intended to go one block further for the next motel. This was hard to access due to construction but was comfortable for one night's stay for tired people. The motel room had a small kitchen stove, microwave, coffee maker & fridge, sink & dishes.

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Lionstone, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. All the road construction will soon be over! Safe travels.

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Road works at the time made the Lionstone hard to find, but it was worth the effort. Friendly reception, comfortable room, easy parking. No restaurant on site, but several in town a mile or so away. A good place to stay before catching the early ferry to PEI.

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Lionstone, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. Your review is very well thought out and precise. Thanks for taking the time to write it. Safe travels.

Ct
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stayed one night to catch the early morning ferry to PEI. The room was clean and neat but no breakfast available. Personnel we interacted with were very friendly. We would stay here again if in the area.

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Lionstone, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

So kind of you to take the time to write something wonderful about your stay. Its always a pleasure to hear when we get things right. Safe travels.

Truro, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed 2 days in Cabin 20. Although we were not far from home it was the perfect time away from all of the hustle of our regular day to day routine. We have never taken time for ourselves before as life is busy with work, children, grandchildren and aging parents, This cozy cabin was perfect. The outside world stopped...

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Lionstone, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for such a wonderfully over the top review. We certainly are happy that you found your Peace and Quiet here. We strive to please our guests and are happy that we achieved it this time. Thanks for letting us know. Safe travels.

Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We spent our last night in Nova Scotia while visiting our grand daughter earlier this month.It was a nice motel and we stayed in one of the newly renovated outside of the Motel units and the next step is to renovate the inside as our unit needed some improving.It was clean and quiet and did the job for us.I will...

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Lionstone, Owner at The Lionstone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. We are always renovating and improving as money allows and appreciate your time writing this. Cheers and Safe travels.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small family run business. Well maintained drive up motel units with a focus on cleanliness and value for the dollar.Several housekeeping cottages also on the property dating back to the 50's, most of which have been modernized and renovated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lionstone Inn

Address: 241 West River Road, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Pictou
Price Range: €50 - €80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Lionstone Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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