Coast Lighthouse in Nova Scotia (Photo: Lighthouse in Winter image by Terrance Gartland from Fotolia.com )
The small city of Kentville, Nova Scotia is situated a crossroads in the middle of the Annapolis Valley near the famed Evangeline Trail. The municipality is the primary professional, commercial and financial hub for the area. According to 2006 census statistics, Kentville has approximately 5, 815 permanent residents. The Nova Scotia Apple Blossom Festival is held at Kentville each May. As Kentville is a small town, there are only two hoteliers inside the city limits, with additional accommodations nearby just down highway 101 on the Evangeline Trail.
Pine View Inn Kentville
The Pine View Kentville Hotel offers the largest modern convention/conferencing facility on the Evangeline trail. The property is situated on the edge of the city and offers an attractive destination for business and tourist travelers. Hotel amenities include a live music and disco venue, and a spa/sauna plus an indoor pool. Dining is offered by the Pine Buttery serving local cuisine. Guest room accommodations are nicely appointed including high-speed Internet and cable TV. Pine View Inn Kentville 7270 Highway 1 Kings, Subd. C, NS, Canada 902-678-8311 wandlyninn.ca
Sun Valley Motel
The Sun Valley Motel is a family-owned property located at the edge of the city of Kentville. This is a motel in its purest sense, as the facility is well-maintained and offers clean reasonably priced accommodations, but don't expect anything more than a room. Room amenities include cable TV, and there are three barbecue grills for guest use. Sun Valley Motel 843 Park Street Kentville, Nova Scotia, B4N 3V7 902-678-7368 svmotel.com
The Slumber Inn is a chain hotel/motel similar to a Roadway Inn or Best Western in the United States. The property is located 3 miles from Kentville and offers typical chain amenities including daily free continental breakfast. The hotel does not operate a restaurant, but more formal meal fare is offered by the adjacent Orchard Inn Restaurant. Guest room amenities include satellite TV and high-speed Internet. Additionally, some rooms are set aside for nonsmoking guests. Slumber Inn 5534 Prospect Road New Minas, NS B4N 3K8, Canada 902-681-5000 slumberinn.ca