Friday, March 7, 2014

Annapolis Royal in Top 10 places to see in Canada

According to MacLean's magazine Annapolis Royal is among the Top 10 places to see in Canada.

To view the article and video they produced visit and click on Annapolis Royal.

Friday, January 31, 2014

NS: Yarmouth-Portland ferry service on target for start-up, says Nova Star Cruises
Nova Star Cruises, the company that will reestablish ferry service between Yarmouth and Portland, ME, says it is on schedule for a May 1st. To read the full article click here

May 2014 ‘Season Opener’ Package – 2nd night $79

The doors of the Hillsdale House Inn will open again for the 2014 Season on May 1st and we want to celebrate by offering an extra special deal. This is a great opportunity to experience Spring in Annapolis Royal.

When you reserve 2 nights and pay the already low regular rate for the 1st night, you will pay only $79*for the 2nd night; including full hot breakfast each morning.

*Price is plus tax, based on single or double occupancy. No other discounts will apply with this offer.

Valid May 1 to 31, 2014 only. (Must be booked by April 30th. Subject to availability.)

Reserve Online: Click Here or call 1-877-839-2821

Friday, July 26, 2013

Today we are launching our new Hillsdale House Inn blog on Blogger

Today we have moved our Hillsdale House Inn blog over to Blogger as part of the transition to our new website.

If you have not yet visited our new website Click Here to get a peak.

We are also anxious to have more followers on our Facebook page where from time to time we will provide exclusive offers only to those who 'Like' us. So why don't you visit the page now. Just Click Here.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Fall Getaway Offer

Colour Your World in the Annapolis Valley

You’re invited to a spectacle of colours while enjoying some of the finer things in life; fine accommodations and wine.

Annapolis Royal, we’re closer than you think!

The award winning Hillsdale House Inn and the award winning Annapolis Highland Vineyards are teaming up to provide you with the opportunity to take in the spectacular display of Fall colours that we enjoy in the Annapolis Royal and Bear River areas, and at the same time be treated to one of the best historic Inn accommodations and some of the best wine available in Nova Scotia. And in case you were not aware, it is all available within 2 1/2 hours from the Halifax area.

While in the area you should also plan to visit the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens - recently recognized as one of the Top 5 North American Gardens to Travel To. Plan to be here on a Saturday morning and you can visit our Farmers Market where you are sure to find something to take home with you. Plus, there are many other things to see and do in the area that we would be happy to share.

This Colour Your World getaway offer includes:

  • Overnight accommodations at the Hillsdale House Inn

  • Complimentary full hot breakfast

  • A bottle of red or white wine from Annapolis Highland Vineyards

  • Wine tasting and tour at Annapolis Highland Vineyard

The offer is available between September 21st and October 26th. Prices for the package start at $100.00 plus tax and vary according to room selection and date of stay. To check price and availability Click Here and enter your preferred date(s). For additional information you can also call the Inn directly at 1-877-839-2821.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Annapolis Royal Among Best Old House Neighborhoods in Canada for 2012

Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada

Located at the junction of the Annapolis and Allain Rivers, Annapolis Royal is a waterfront community of just under 500 residents, many of them artists, writers, or retirees. The town is proud ... Click Here to go to the online article.

Thursday, December 8, 2011


ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, NS December 8, 2011 -- Hillsdale House Inn in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia has been selected among the Top 10 B&B’s in Canada in the seventh annual Best of™ Awards, 2011-2012. Hillsdale House Inn is recognized as a top inn around the world providing the best travel experience, hospitality and customer service. is the most comprehensive global site for finding bed and breakfast properties around the world, with more than 11,000 properties worldwide.

The Best of Award winners are selected based on the quality and quantity of the traveler reviews from the past year on, as well as the quality of inns’ photos, listing descriptions and overall online customer experience on

“The Best of Award winners, including Hillsdale House Inn really exemplify the special experience that travelers expect from staying in a bed and breakfast,” says Martin Slagter, vice president of HomeAway, Inc, which owns “Take one look at Hillsdale House Inn’s reviews and you’ll see guests who share stellar accolades for its quality accommodations, breakfasts, amenities and outstanding hospitality and service.”

"It's a true honor to be chosen for a Best of Award, and we thank our guests for the positive reviews that resulted in this award, says Val & Paul Stackhouse, Innkeepers. "It is gratifying that our guests took the time to share their comments about our hospitality, accommodations, breakfasts and attention to the details which set our Inn apart." Here's an excerpt from one of our reviews: “We loved this experience. The Inn was wonderfully cared for. The breakfast was exceptional. The furnishings throughout were thoughtful. Perfectly located within walking distance of all there is to see and do in the town.”

For a complete list of Best of Award winners, please visit

This recognition is now added to the TripAdvisor® Travellers’ Choice Awards that the Inn received in 2010 and 2011 where it also placed among the Top 10 Inn’s in Canada.

For more information please contact the Inn directly by phone 902-532-2345 or email