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Customs House Inn

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Stayed here 2 nights. Don't be put off by the entry -- there's little in the way of a lobby. Splendid old Customs House. The rooms are beautifully decorated and spacious. Very quiet with views of the bay through the enormous windows. AC worked well but you wouldn't need it in cooler weather. Doug was a very pleasant host and...

1Thank Redsoxfan2013
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just spent two nights in the Customs House Inn. It was fantastic!! Comfortable king bed big jacuzzi tub. Walk to cool pubs with great food and music. Beyond homey feel with the wonderful Dave and Doug as hosts!! We highly recommend! Highest ceilings and most beautiful woodwork I have seen in this unique historic site.

Thank Judy M
Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Worth the short drive over the historic causeway to Pictou.Very comfortable and homey,warm welcoming all around.Best sleep ever and right down town.You gotta stay here and enjoy this historic town.Lots of good spots to eat nearby and they offer continental breaksfast at the Inn

1Thank Barry W
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We spent one evening at this Inn. We were a little concerned when we were entering the building because the entrance stairs are in disrepair. Our room was fine with a brand new bathroom but we didn't want to open the windows because all the screens were torn. We enjoyed a good breakfast the next morning with toast, cereal, etc...

1Thank Margaret d
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This was a real customs house ( import duty and tax office) when built in 1872...140 years ago. It is at the waterfront, about 200 meters ( yards) from the full size replica of the Hector and only a bit further from the then US Consulate. Restaurants, waterfront, ships, salt air...right here...and the large bedrooms are very comfortable.

1Thank Canuck2017
New Jersey
Reviewed 24 June 2016

First, the owner was a very pleasant, interesting man. We enjoyed conversing with him as he told us about the history of the building and town. Otherwise, we were not happy with the Inn. When we arrived there was no one around. When the owner showed up he had no idea that we had a previously made reservation. It was...

Thank muffie409
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We wanted to use Pictou as our jump off point for our visit to Nova Scotia and this inn was just fabulous. The rooms feature lots of original woodwork and very high ceilings. Walking distance to main street in Pictou with some cute restaurants. Innkeeper is Doug and is super personable. The continental breakfast could be slightly improved with muffins/Danish/bagels...

Thank TwoMountainFarm
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

The customs house is so grim a building we drove right past thinking it could not be a hotel . A prison perhaps,or a warehouse. There was another such a place in the middle of town, surrounded by a wire fence and actually derelict. The innkeeper answered our knock wearing shorts with a wondering look ,as if he too was...

Thank Glenn B
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 9 June 2015

The Inn was well situated near the waterfront, close to the Hector Heritage Quay. Our room (2D) was spacious with a large, confortable bed. The washroom was spacious as well. The Customs House is a beautifull old historic building. We very much enjoyed chatting with Don in the morning while having breakfast. If we are ever that way again we...

1Thank Richard G
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2014

This is a lovely hotel with beautiful big rooms. The kitchenette is a very small corner but adequate. The reception was friendly and breakfast and conversation with Doug was very nice. The Hector museum was closed at this time of year but I would stop by Pictou again just to stay here.

Thank Oleoides

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Customs House Inn

Address: 38 Depot Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Pictou
Price Range: €99 - €108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Customs House Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Most rooms are upstairs,don't think that there is a room I wouldn't stay in”
253barryw, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Inn is very quiet - main floor for those not into stairs (no elevator) Harbour view or Town view available.”
  • table/fridge
  • sitting chair - TV with cable, wireless internet
  • view from room - out into harbour
  • hair dryer/heat lamps - glasses
  • spacious room with King
  • whirlpool tub.....deep
CanDo_55, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms available on the first floor.”
746walterb, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think All the rooms will be great locations!!”
Z8459YXterrys, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are larger than others so check whats avalable when you book”
253barryw, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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