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The 10 Best Places to Stay in Lunenburg, Canada

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Updated: 20 November 2017

The UNESCO Heritage Site of Old Town Lunenburg is a truly unforgettable Nova Scotian destination. Enjoy your stay in this colorful, historic town in one of the area’s best accommodations.

Smugglers Cove Inn

This historic four-star-rated inn offers beautiful accommodations located in the heart of downtown Lunenburg. Rooms range from small to apartment size, and the inn has received TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the past four years!

Fleur de Sel

For a truly intimate getaway, check into Fleur de Sel’s single accommodation located above their fine-dining restaurant. Hardwood floors, beautiful décor, a clawfoot tub, and views of the ocean give the space a cozy, romantic atmosphere, and in the morning, you’ll get to enjoy a delicious breakfast basket filled with house-made pastries, granola, coffee, juice, and more.

Rum Runner Inn

Right on Lunenburg’s picturesque waterfront, you’ll find the beautiful Rum Runner Inn. Relax on your private balcony while enjoying the ocean view, or take in that same view over a fresh seafood dinner on the inn’s restaurant patio.

Water Sprite Bed & Breakfast

One thing is for sure after a stay at Water Sprite—you’ll never want to leave! From the high-end mattresses and feather duvets to the gourmet hot breakfast and outdoor deck with oceanfront views, this 4.5-star B&B offers an unforgettable stay.

Wellshire Bed and Breakfast

Escape the “hustle and bustle” of downtown Lunenburg with a stay at the Wellshire B&B. With just two rooms for rent, the B&B offers an intimate setting just a short walk from downtown. Unwind in their zen-like backyard, and enjoy their truly deluxe breakfast menu.

Boscawen Inn

This historic Victorian-style inn is set on the hillside, overlooking Lunenburg Harbour and the Old Town. You’ll enjoy elegant rooms, a beautiful deck overlooking the water, and a full hot breakfast at this charming spot.

Mariner King Inn

Enjoy upscale accommodations in downtown Lunenburg at the Mariner King Inn. The colorful inn, along with its two additions, offers unique contemporary rooms, a breakfast buffet, exercise room, cozy parlor, and winter garden.

Spinnaker Inn

If you’re looking for simple accommodations, Culture Trip recommends the Spinnaker Inn. You’ll enjoy a comfortable stay at this cute, waterfront inn with your choice of private rooms or suites.

Lunenburg Oceanview Chalets

Take your getaway to the next level with a stay at Lunenburg Oceanview Chalets, located just outside of town. These charming log cabins feature a full kitchen, four-piece bath, air jet tubs, wood fireplaces, and so much more. Kids will love the outdoor play area, complete with swing set, slide, sandpit, basketball hoops, and outdoor games.

Lunenburg Arms Hotel & Spa

If decadence is your thing, consider a night at the lovely 4.5-star Lunenburg Arms. Their full spa menu, delicious restaurant, and elegant accommodations combine to create a truly luxurious experience right in downtown Lunenburg.