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Top Lunenburg Historic Hotels

Bayview Pines Country Inn
3 out of 5
678 Oakland Road, Indian Point, Mahone Bay, NS
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4.9/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"Fantastic peaceful location with great views. Very nice property, well maintained and spotlessly clean. Hosts very welcoming and full of local knowledge. Great breakfast. Overall, couldn’t be better."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 27, 2019

Bayview Pines Country Inn
Heart's Desire Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
686 Main Street, Mahone Bay, NS
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The price is CA $136 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
4.9/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)

"We enjoyed our overnight get away from the city night. Everything was lovely....house the room the hosts. Mahone Bay is a unique place and we love evrruthing aboug it."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2020

Heart's Desire Bed & Breakfast
Mariner King Inn
4 out of 5
15 King Street, Lunenburg, NS
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4.6/5Exceptional! (350 reviews)

"The rooms were such a wonderful surprise! The exterior building is beautiful, a reminder of older times but the rooms are a modern touch with all the amenities. We were in a house next to the main office and what a beautiful decor the office building had, again it felt like time travelling back to ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2020

Mariner King Inn
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Cherry Tree Loft Apartment
3.5 out of 5
182 Pelham Street, Lunenburg, NS
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4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Wish we stayed longer!

"Admittedly, I was curious about what the loft style apartment would look like/be like. Check in was easy and when you enter the space you walk into a fully equipped kitchen (stove, fridge, coffee pot utensils). You go upstairs (they are steep) and there will be a bathroom, living room and bedroom. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 23, 2017

Cherry Tree Loft Apartment
Salt Shaker Deli & Inn
3.5 out of 5
126 Montague St, Lunenburg, NS
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The price is CA $114 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
4.4/5Excellent! (92 reviews)

"Exceptional cleanliness. Could use a new mattress in room 1."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2020

Salt Shaker Deli & Inn
Smugglers Cove Inn
4 out of 5
139 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS
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The price is CA $112 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
4.4/5Excellent! (309 reviews)

"Smugglers Cove Inn is ideally located in the Lunenburg downtown area, near shops, restaurants and the waterfront region. The room was clean and comfortable and had friendly and helpful staff. A very pleasant experience at an affordable price!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 14, 2020

Smugglers Cove Inn
Rum Runner Inn
4 out of 5
66 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS
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The price is CA $99 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
4.3/5Excellent! (509 reviews)

"Very quiet and clean staff were friendly . This is is our second time staying here . Would definetly will return again ."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 22, 2020

Rum Runner Inn
The Homeport Motel
2 out of 5
167 Victoria Road, Lunenburg, NS
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4.3/5Excellent! (108 reviews)

"Great location with comforts of home and comfy beds"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2020

The Homeport Motel
Atlantic View Motel and Cottages
3 out of 5
230 Mason's Beach Road, RR#2, Lunenburg, NS
The price is CA $110 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
4.1/5Very Good! (197 reviews)

"Everything about my stay was awesome. I will definitely be back soon. The ocean is in your face, it’s quiet, peaceful and gorgeous. The owner was great too and it’s the first tub I use in months that’s super deep and comfy. The kitchen has everything you need and there’s even coffee. I also found ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 3, 2021

Atlantic View Motel and Cottages
Brigantine Inn & Suites
3 out of 5
82 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS
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The price is CA $70 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
4/5Very Good! (198 reviews)

"Great spot!!! Loved the old building. Too bad the restaurant and bar was closed due to renovations (without any note on their website). Having this amenity was why we chose this Inn. Room was clean. Beds were very comfortable. Bathroom was incredibly tiny - do not book the Picton Castel room if you're ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 17, 2021

Brigantine Inn & Suites
Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre
3.5 out of 5
36 Treasure Drive, Western Shore, NS
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4/5Very Good! (456 reviews)
Enjoyable stay

"We live in Nova Scotia and wanted a weekend away. My wife and I brought our 6 month old to relax, unwind and get away for the weekend. Hotel is in a great location. It’s a very short drive to Mahone Bay and Lunenburg which are two of our favourite places to visit. Hotel appears to have been renovated ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2020

Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre
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Guide to Lunenburg Historic Hotels

Travelling can be more than just going somewhere different for your trip, it can also be about experiencing the history and culture of a place. A perfect way to get an idea of the city's culture is to immerse yourself in its past. Exploring the area's museums or landmarks is a great kick-off, but staying in a Lunenburg historic hotel can send you back in time. Pack your luggage (and no need for the time machine) as your Lunenburg landmark hotel awaits.

Something Old, Something New

A stay in one of these Lunenburg historic accommodations can give you a feel for a past era as soon as you step into the front door. From unique architecture to some of the oldest hotels in Lunenburg steeped in the past, these surroundings will make you'll immediately feel like you have stepped into a history book. Thankfully, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. While these accommodations are vintage, they have most up-to-date conveniences to help you wind down during your getaway. You will notice your room outfitted with a comfortable bed and just about anything you'll need for a wonderful getaway.

Once you've checked out the hotel property, you can explore the art museums and well-known landmarks to take in more of the Lunenburg's culture. Of course, all this exploring is going to stimulate your appetite. Feel free to read our guest reviews for recommendations from other travellers to help make your Lunenburg visit that much better. You can also ask your hotels' front desk to recommend where the area's favourite spots to grab a pint or a fantastic dinner in Lunenburg are.

Reserve a Lunenburg Historic Hotel!

Lunenburg has 114 vintage hotels that maintain the feel and look of another era. Some of these hotels are where prominent politicians stayed. You're certain to land an accommodation with all the in-room amenities and the characteristics you desire. Take advantage of the great Lunenburg deals with Expedia, and make your visit unforgettable with a stay in one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Lunenburg?
Visitors to Lunenburg should consider one of the historical tours to learn more. While you’re here, be sure to check out the waterfront and museums. And also relish a stop at the top-notch restaurants in this walkable area.
What's the best accommodation in Lunenburg to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Mariner King Inn is a top 4-star historic B&B bookable on Expedia and it offers free breakfast. St John’s Anglican Church is a short walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Rum Runner Inn and Atlantic View Motel and Cottages.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Lunenburg?
In Lunenburg, you’ll find 116 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 15 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights to visit in Lunenburg?
Lunenburg is notable for landmarks like St John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg Opera House, and Knaut Rhuland House Museum. Cultural venues include Bluenose II, Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, and Pearl Theatre. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Bridgewater Mall and Chester Playhouse.
What is a historic hotel like in Lunenburg?
A guest who chooses a historic hotel has an opportunity to stay in a building officially recognized with a historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like castles, palaces or even pubs or old police stations — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in Lunenburg typically retain original qualities such as period features or traditional architecture in their public spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., while you’ll often hear “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to emphasize the architecture and building. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the place’s cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Lunenburg have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you’ve come to expect, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the usual amenities found in any hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Lunenburg, you won’t find a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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