Winner of 2011-2012 Best of BedandBreakfast Award and 2010 & 2011 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award. Recipient of 2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Our Inn has 12 rooms & 1 suite and is set on 12 acres of land with mature trees, manicured lawns, and fine gardens. Rooms are individually decorated with fine antiques and paintings. Each room is equipped with private ensuite baths, television, telephone and CD clock radio. During your stay, relax in one of our 3 parlors, surrounded by Victorian period antiques. A guest use computer is provided and wireless high-speed internet is available. Awaken relaxed and invigorated to enjoy freshly ground coffee, and a delicious full hot breakfast, including Hillsdale's homemade bread and jams. Most attractions, shops and restaurant are an easy walk.
Room 1 is the room in which George V, Prince of Wales is reported to have slept in while a guest in 1884. This larger sized room is located on the 2nd floor with a Grand Queen canopy bed and a step down private ensuite 4 pc bath, with claw footed Victorian soaker tub. A sitting area with antique sofa and chairs provides a great view of the side gardens. Decorated in tones of blue and gold this is one of our most romantic rooms. The room has a flat panel TV, CD clock radio and air conditioning.
Room 11 is located on the ground floor of the attached Carriage House. It has a Queen 4 poster bed, draped in soft cream fabric. A sofa and wing chair provide a comfortable sitting area, hardwood floors with Persian rug and a bright private ensuite 4 pc bath complete this room. The room has a flat panel TV and CD clock radio plus air conditioning. Adjacent to the side entrance and parking lot provides easy ground level access to this room.
One of our smaller rooms, room 9 is located on the 2nd floor. It has a queen 4 poster bed, with ceiling fan overhead this room has a private ensuite 3 pc bath with shower only. Large windows overlook the side gardens. The room has a flat panel TV, CD clock radio and air conditioning.
Room 7 is located on the 3rd floor. A very cozy room decorated in floral prints with a Queen size Shaker bed. Gabled windows provide a bright space with a small sitting area. This room has a private ensuite 4 pc bath with claw foot Victorian soaker tub. The room is air conditioned and has a flat panel TV and CD clock radio.
Room 6 is located on the 3rd floor, the room has a long hall that enters into a quaint area with Queen bed and antique panel headboard. This room has a private ensuite 4 pc bath with claw foot Victorian soaker tub. The room is air conditioned and has a flat panel TV and CD clock radio.
Room 3 is located on the 2nd floor, this larger room has 2 twin beds and a private ensuite 4 pc bath with claw footed Victorian soaker tub. A sitting area with 3 antique chairs provides lots of space to relax; large windows provide a bright and welcoming feeling. The room has a flat panel TV, CD clock radio and air conditioning.
Room 2 is located on the 2nd floor with a Queen 4 poster bed, elegantly draped in sheer fabric. A private ensuite 4 pc bath, has a claw footed Victorian soaker tub. The walls of this room were hand painted by a local artist during the restoration of the inn. This bright room has windows facing the front of the property and the side gardens. The room has a flat panel TV, CD clock radio and air conditioning.
Room 14 is located on the 2nd floor of the attached Carriage House. It has a Queen 4 poster bed and private ensuite 4 pc bath. Large windows face the front of the property, decorated with antiques and a down duvet this is a comfortable quite room. The room has a flat panel TV and CD clock radio. This room connects to the adjoining Room 14.
Room 10 our Junior Suite is located on the 2nd floor. The room has a sitting area with double sofabed and bedroom area with Queen bed - the very bed in which George V slept in 1884. Decorated in tones of green, the bedroom has hardwood floors with Persian rugs. The antique bedroom furniture set was apparently purchased by the Perkins family in 1884 when they learned the Prince of Wales would be visiting the Hillsdale House Inn. This room has a private ensuite 4 pc bath with claw foot Victorian soaker tub, 32" Flat Screen TV and CD clock radio. This room is air conditioned
Room 15 is located on the 2nd floor of the attached Carriage House. It has 2 Twin beds and a double sofabed with sitting area. Large windows provide a bright airy space overlooking the back grounds. There is a private ensuite 4 pc bath with a skylight over the tub. The room has a TV and CD clock radio. This room connects to the adjoining Room 15, making it an excellent choice for families or couples traveling together. Room is air conditioned.
Room 5 is located on the 3rd floor. It has a double bed and single day bed. . This room has a large private ensuite 4 pc bath with claw foot Victorian soaker tub. Decorated in shades of blue the room is completed with hand painted antique furniture from the Victorian era. The room is air conditioned and has a flat panel TV and CD clock radio.
One of our smaller rooms, room 8 is located on the 2nd floor. It has a queen bed and is decorated in hues of green. This room has a private ensuite 3 pc bath with shower only. Large windows overlook the side gardens. The room has a flat panel TV, CD clock radio and air conditioning.
5 on October 29, 2014
We had a wonderful time at the Hillsdale House for our 11 Anniversary. The room was great and the breakfast was wonderfully done. Looking forward to our next stay. Highly recommend.
4.0 on October 24, 2014
Stayed two nights in a 3rd floor room with two beds. Large bathroom with clawfoot tub. Breakfast included eggs made to order and homemade bread. The historic inn is furnished with antiques. Annapolis Royal is a beautiful historic town. Go to the Farmers Market if you have a chance.
4.4 on October 21, 2014
About the best B&B we have ever stayed in. The home it self is just fantastic to see, so very well preserved. A very comfortable stay and the breakfast was delicious.
4.2 on October 08, 2014
Room was very comfortable, good location, helpful staff and wonderful breakfast!
5 on October 04, 2014
Having been lucky enough to get married at this beautiful place my wife and I returned for an anniversary stay. Hillsdale House never fails to disappoint, from the immaculate rooms, fantastic and exceptionally friendly service to the most incredible breakfast to complete any stay. I look forward to visiting again in the future. Such an incredible experience for amazing value, definitely well worth the visit.
5 on September 28, 2014
Outstanding in all respects.
4.0 on September 27, 2014
The property was spectacular. It was a short walk to the town.
4.2 on September 21, 2014
We chose the Hillsdale House Inn over the Digby Pines - we're glad that we did. This is a beautiful inn and was well suited for our needs. The rooms were nice, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was also very good.
4.2 on August 31, 2014
Very nice B&B. Very friendly service, great breakfast.
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your stay with us, and for your kind words. I note that you have scored your room as a 3 out of 5 and would be very interested in learning more detail about what lead you to this conclusion. Please feel free to contact us directly.
3.6 on August 28, 2014
Wonderful ambience, beautifully furnished rooms and common areas, lovely grounds, great breakfast, and delightful innkeepers and staff.
Thank you for submitting a review of our property. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us, which we are pleased to hear. I would however like to learn more about what lead you to score us a 3 out of 5 for Room, Value and most importantly Cleanliness. We very much pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our property, so I am concerned that you may have encountered something that we have missed. Please feel free to contact us directly.
Downtown, Small town, Village
Halifax, NS, Canada (YHZ) 135 miles
Route 101 West from Halifax Take exit 22 to Annapolis Royal - you will be traveling on Route 8 which turns into St. George Street in Annapolis Royal. The inn is located on the left. For a more scenic route, take exit 19 to Bridgetown and travel along Route 1 to Annapolis Royal. At the traffic lights turn left onto St. George Street and we are located just past the Historic Gardens on the right. (Driving time is approximately 2 hours.)
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Historic Gardens, Tidal Power Station, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo
Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn
Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Library, Movie library, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Yard games, Board Games
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, In-room internet, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi
Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Winery Tours, Winery Tours, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian