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Where to stay While Visiting Windsor

See also – Check In Nova Scotia – Select Region – Windsor

– Accomodations In Windsor –

Meander In B&B – Full Breakfast Included, Cable Television, Free Parking, Non-Smoking Property, Seniors Rate Available, Property has pets, Clock Radios in Rooms, Colour Television, Travel Agency Bookings Accepted, Confirmations Sent. Short Drive or walk to Hockey Museum (one block), Haliburton House (one block), Shand House, Fort Edward Blockhouse, Etc.

Location: 153 Albert Street
Mail: P.O. Box 2412, Windsor, NS, Canada, B0N 2T0
Telephone: 902-798-2514

Downeast Motel – Spacious comfortable units within walking distance to all amenities. No pets, please. Twenty units (14 non-smoking), shower/bath, CBTV. Open year-round. Short drive to Hockey Museum, Haliburton House, Shand House, Fort Edward Blockhouse, Etc.
VISA/Mastercard and American Express accepted.

Location: Hwy 101, Exit 5 (not 5A), two miles East of downtown Windsor on Hwy 1.

The Angel’s Rest Bed and Breakfast – Short drive or walk to Hockey Museum, Haliburton House, Shand House, Fort Edward Blockhouse, Etc.
Location: 257 Victoria Street, Windsor, Nova Scotia.
Toll Free Phone : (877) 798-2149
Phone : (902) 798-2149
Fax : (902) 798-1057

Fiddlehead Bed and Breakfast –
Location: 307 King Street, Windsor
Mail: P.O. Box 3087, Windsor, NS, Canada, B0N 2T0
Telephone: 902-798-2659
Accommodation Facilities – Full Breakfast Included, Colour Television, Continental Breakfast Included, Cable Television, Free Parking, Non-Smoking Property, No Smoking in Rooms, Outdoor Pool, Clock Radios in Rooms, Downtown Property, Fireplace in Rooms, Confirmations Sent

Edgehill B&B –
483 Wiley Avenue, Windsor
Mail: Box 3571, Windsor, NS, Canada, B0N 2T0
Telephone: (902) 792-1451
1-bdrm suite (D,hideabed; max 6P), pvt 4-pc bath, 2 CBTVs, 2 VCRs, kitchenette, coffee/tea maker, iron & board; cots available. Full breakfast 7:30- 9am. Close to all amenities, walking trails, golf, museums. Full Breakfast Included, Cable or Satellite Colour Television, Free Parking, Housekeeping Rooms, Clock Radios in Rooms, No Smoking in Rooms/Designated Smoking Area, No pets, Confirmations Sent.

Rates STC (no tax) $85. $/TC.
Open May 15-Dec 1.

Super 8 Motel Windsor
63 Cole Drive, Windsor, Nova Scotia,
Mail: 63 Cole Drive, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada, B0N 2T0
Telephone: 1-877-513-7666
Website: www.super8motelwindsor.com

All travellers will appreciate our comprehensive and complimentary SuperStart Plus Continental Breakfast, ample on site parking for guests, complimentary local calling, and high-speed Internet accessibility. We also welcome group travellers: athletes, corporate gatherings, weddings and more. Our staff aim to serve with precision and professionalism, and will work hard to make your stay memorable.

RV Accomodation – Hants County Exhibition Trailer Park
Location: Wentworth Rd, Windsor, NS – On Exhibition Grounds. Flush toilets, washrooms, showers, disposal station. Waterslide, go-carts, mini-golf, recreation buildings. Sixteen electrical/water hookups (pull-throughs; eight sewer), fifteen unserviced sites. Open 1 May-1 Oct. Group rates. VISA accepted.
Short drive to Hockey Museum, Haliburton House, Shand House, Fort Edward Blockhouse, Etc.

– Accomodations Outside Windsor –

Boegel’s Bed & Breakfast, Outside Windsor – 145 Dill Rd
Directions – Take Hwy 101, Exit 5, W on Rte 14. Cat on premises. Three rooms, shared shower/bath (guests only), clock radio, ceiling fans. CBTV and VCR in living room. Full breakfast 7:30-9:30am. Open year-round. Off-season rates. VISA/Mastercard accepted. Non-smoking.

Smileys Provincial Park – Camping (Very Near Windsor)
Location: Brooklyn, NS, Rte 14, 13 km east of Windsor
Mailing address: P.O. Box 190, Windsor, NS, B0N 2T0
Season: June 21 – Sept. 2
Cost: $18.00 – Seasons and fees are set each spring. It is best to check Nova Scotia – Park Fees Webpage after April 30th each year to confirm seasons and fees where applicable.
Phone: (902) 757-3131

Cottage Country
The finest recreational, vacation and retirement properties in the province at affordable prices. Our challenge has been to create well planned communities with miles of lake frontage, large lakes, sheltered coves, beautiful forests, rivers and streams. Close to Ski Martock.
e-mail: [email protected]
Our toll free voice number is: 1-800-565-5263
Our toll free fax number is: 1-800-627-1816
Our mailing address is:
Cottage Country Head Office
Box 16, RR#3 Windsor
Nova Scotia, Canada
B0N 2T0
Phone: (902) 798-3334
Website: www.cottagecountry.ca/rentals/index.htm

Falls Lake Cottages & Campground – Falls Lake cottages are open for year round enjoyment, so whatever you are looking for: winter snow or summer water fun, Falls Lake is the right place to be! Excellent Camping and RV facility.
– Summer – beach, activity center, water sports, swimming , boat rentals, boat launch, convenience store & canteen, lodge with 2 fireplaces, wood, ice and laundromat, playgrounds, nature trails.
– Winter – 15 minutes from Ski Martock, on lake skating, snowshoe & cross-country trails & rental, toboggan hill.
Location: 796 Pioneer Drive, Lower Vaughans, RR #3,
Mail: RR #3, Box 6 – Falls Lake West ,Windsor, Nova Scotia B0N 2T0
Contact: Frank Cleysen
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-325-5253
Phone: (902) 798-6532 – or – (902) 798-6535
Winter Phone: (902) 798-6532
Fax: (902) 798-6534
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.fallslake.ca

Rawdon Gold Mines Campground – 19 miles from Windsor.
Open & wooded campground on lake. FT & PT, pay showers, washrooms, DS, wood, convenience store with gas pumps (open year-round), propane, gas, camping supplies, laundromat. Swimming, fishing, playground, rec. hall, movies, live music. 60EW sites (21 Se), 15 U.
See: Canada Select / Check In Nova Scotia
Location: Rawdon – 2980 Rte. 14, 30 minutes from Halifax, 30 km (19 miles) from Windsor or Elmsdale.
Rates: STC $16 minimum; weekly, monthly & seasonal rates.
toll free: 1-866-632-2050
tel: 902-632-2050 fax: 902-632-2878
Email: [email protected]
website: http://rawdon.campingnovascotia.com
Open: May 20 – Sept 30


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