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Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Riverview, Canada
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I have stayed here twice now while traveling for work in the area. The staff is great and flexible. I arrived in the middle of the night during my last stay and they were still available to check me in. I have been in the same cottage each of my stays and it is very clean and comfortable. The continental...

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New Brunswick, Canada
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Myself and four other woman rented a cottage for a week while on a tournament. Cottage was spotlessly clean and Jay and staff couldn't do enough for us. Kitchen was really tiny but having housekeeping every day and breakfast as well certainly made up for it. First time that we have rented a cottage that included those amenities. Throughly enjoyed...

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Clark's Harbour, Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2017

myself and 2 coworkers stayed here overnight due to weather conditions.....was pleasantly surprised with the cleanliness of the rooms and how comfortable the beds were....the best part of our stay was the delicious homemade continental breakfast served to us early the next a.m.......Debbie, the hostess, was very friendly and ready to fill our tummies!...Turned out to be a wonderful experience...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Stayed at this motel for one night as we had business in the town of Shelburne. Not a lot of choices during the winter for this nice small town. This is an older motel and as commented previously, the rooms have been renovated. This is not a Holiday Inn Express or Best Western Plus. But it is a nice motel...

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Kentville, Canada
Reviewed 29 December 2016

My husband and I stayed here for one night in August, 2016. It is clean and comfortable and the pool area was also clean. It is reminiscent of a 1970's motel but very nice. Reminded me of my childhood. The breakfast was delicious and there was a lot to choose from.

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sandrajim, Owner at Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We work very hard to please our customers and it looks like we succeeded!

London, Canada
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We booked in last minute as we were traveling to Cape Sable Island and could not find a place there for the night. We were supposed to be here to check-in at 9 pm but didn't realize that there was a time change and didn't arrive until 10 pm! Sandra was very accommodating with our very late arrival! The unit...

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sandrajim, Owner at Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Cape Sable Island is a great place to visit !..While the skylight is an attractive feature in the room maybe next time you can request one without a skylight....I can certainly see how early sunshine can be a deterrent for later sleepers...again Thank you for your stay!

Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely clean renovated motel with friendly mature staff and owners. Very affordable with free wifi,parking and breakfast. There are units for business travellers that are even more affordable

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sandrajim, Manager at Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

We thank you for you stay with us and we thank you for taking the time to write as great review. Hope to se you again in the future.

Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This motel was older and not fancy but well maintained and clean. Top points for the continental breakfast with homemade bread, biscuits, muffins. Owners were friendly and helpful and seemed to take pride in their hotel by putting special touches in the room with soaps etc. Location is very convenient to other amenities.

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sandrajim, Manager at Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review :) We appreciate your comment about our breakfast we like our guest to start their day with a full belly. We're happy you enjoyed our close proximity to all our other amenities. Please come again!

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We upgraded to one of the new "cottages" and it was wonderful! Only a few months old, full kitchen, lots of room, comfy bed, and also use of a BBQ. Another plus was that breakfast was included. There was home baked bread and muffins, fruit etc. Better than average. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Definitely would recommend and stay...

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sandrajim, Manager at Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. It was our pleasure to accommodate you during your stay. Nothing makes us happier knowing we have given our guest a great experience while staying with us. Looking forward to see you again!

Carver, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Clean and comfortable. However, the bathroom in our room (motel) was so tiny...we didn't even try to use the shower. The thermostat had no instructions and it took a while to figure out. The bed was good and the breakfast was very good.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MacKenzie's has been family-owned for decades and offers the best of Nova Scotia's intimate cottages, affordable motel and luxury suites in a park-like, brook-side setting in a great location in the centre of town... something for every taste and budget! Free breakfast and wireless internet is included in all rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages

Address: 260 Water Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Shelburne
Price Range: $121 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mackenzie's Motel and Cottages 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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