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Sackville, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had difficulty finding somewhere in Pictou so we looked at the hotels/ motels in New Glasgow which was only about 15 mins away. We were glad we did!. I always tend to steer clear of 60s motels with drive ups and I'm glad I got over my snootiness in this regard :) The Tara Inn is certainly not new...

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redmacke, Owner at Tara Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We strive to provide a good product. So pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were in the area for a family wedding, and also did some sightseeing. We stayed six nights. This is an older place that has been kept up; it was all we needed as a base for our activities, although it wouldn't be a destination resort. There is lots of space for dog running. The breakfast room is in a...

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redmacke, Owner at Tara Inn, responded to this review

Your comments appreciated. We hope to see you again.

Truro, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Staff at desk very friendly and helpful. Room was very spacious and clean.I found bed a bit hard and not as comfy as ones at rooms had in past. Others thought comfy. One night stay for Brett Kissel concert. Great central location as everything was nearby and only $5.00 cab fare to and from concert. Right across street fr Shoppers,...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed there again on our way home from Celtic Colours . Room 111 where we stayed as usual was very clean .. Carpet just shampooed. Bed very comfortable .. Breakfast fine ..highly recommended unless you want luxury .. Luxurious enough for us . Very easy access off of exit 25 ..

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redmacke, Owner at Tara Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. No , we are not luxurious but we try to provide a feel-like-home atmosphere at a reasonable price.

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The photos and positive reviews must be of the upper level rooms. The lower level room we had was pretty grimy. Shower was disgusting, bathroom was very dated, bed was soft and warn. We could hear every peep from upstairs, including the toddler running laps around the room at 6am.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We chose to make a reservation at the Tara Inn because we wanted a room with an outside door. We were travelling with our dog and this makes it easy to take him out without having to go through a lobby. The decor is definitely dated, if this is important to you. Personally, I am more concerned with cleanliness and...

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2016

stayed there one night,the place is clean and the price is good for what you get. Not the typical small motel. Rooms with no carpet wich is a really good feature. Only thing holding me to give a better review is that wi fi was not working and the clerk did nothing to fix it.

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redmacke, Owner at Tara Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment on your stay. Our guests comments help us to improve our operation. I will specifically check out your Wi Fi problem.

Gaspereau, Canada
Reviewed 29 September 2016

While visiting New Glasgow for work, two co-workers and I were enticed to the Tara Inn by the very affordable price and the very favourable tripadvisor reviews. Our experiences were wonderful - clean rooms, comfy and clean beds, great staff, delicious continental breakfast...no complaints. Those wanting fancy schmantsy lodging might be able to find fault, but not us. It was...

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Your comments are appreciated. Thank you.

Halifax Region, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This older style hotel/motel was a great place for a traveler to rest up and relax. The rooms are dated but very clean and comfortable. The things I liked most was how quiet the rooms were and the fact that you could park right outside you room door. No carrying bags, no elevators and one step and you are outside...

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redmacke, Owner at Tara Inn, responded to this review

Your comments are appreciated. We strive to do our best and mak our guests comfortable.

Reviewed 25 September 2016

What a charming place with such a friendly staff! We stayed in the lower level of rooms around the back and across from a beautiful, well-manicured cemetery. It was wonderful. The room was so comfortable and quite large. The 3-piece bathroom was great with a walk-in shower and all very new. The only suggestion I would have for the owners...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tara Inn has 32 drive-up units and one two bedroom suite. Complimentary continental breakfast and high speed internet. Quality rooms at a comfortable price. Canada Select 3 Stars. All rooms non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tara Inn

Address: 917 East River Road | New Glasgow, N.S., New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 3S5, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > New Glasgow
Price Range: €62 - €79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tara Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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“rooms had own entrance with parking outside door so don't think makes much difference.”
 of 5 bubbles 572crystalm, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“avoid rooms below, they have other rooms on top and that can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles G9361ZYbillc, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the lower level across from the cemetery are apparently newer and are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles cag9, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not one on the lower level, as you hear everything above you”
 of 5 bubbles nancysI7174BY, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms face a cemetery.”
 of 5 bubbles YuliaG377, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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