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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 6 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 1 October 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 16 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.

Reviewed 11 September 2016

If you visit Pictou you absolutely must stay at this hotel! Dennis and Preston are the best example of Nova Scotian hospitality we experienced during our ten-day vacation. They are extremely gracious and helpful. Because of their assistance we were able to revise our itinerary and vist all the places we wanted to see on our trip. Thanks ever so...

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Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was recently travelling on business and arrived in Pictou close to 6pm. I would have selected this motel but decided to book at a B&B within walking distance of restaurants. I did drop in the next morning to see a few rooms before leaving Pictou. I was conducting research for my next trip as I was not very happy...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review. We are slowly but steadily making improvements, as money allows and it's always great when someone notices the changes. Cheers and safe travels.

Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay here this summer! Members of my family rented two cabins and two motel rooms while in Pictou for a family reunion/anniversary week. The cabins were spotless and were equipped with everything we needed. The updates were very well done. We appreciated the air conditioning in our cabin! One of our families had a missing room...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Dennis & Preston we being NEW Pictou Countians transplanted from Ontario salute you; your staff and indeed have boosted about your INN on the Internet. Please continue doing what you do because you " DO IT " very well!

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

Thanks very much for expressing your positive comments about our motel. We have spent the past 10 years since we purchased the place, upgrading and improving. We still have a ways to go. But thanks for pointing out what we are doing right. Cheers.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Inn was very well equipped and allowed easy access to all of the sites in the town of Pictou. The stay was comfortable and served our needs well. We were given sound travel advice and are grateful for the information we received.

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

Thanks for the kind review. Our staff will be greatful to hear your kind comments. Cheers.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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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: $72 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Lionstone Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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