• Pet friendly
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms

This Nova Scotia hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from Yarmouth Harbor and 1.2 mi from the Ferry terminal. It features a seasonal outdoor pool. Complimentary WiFi is offered in all rooms. Rooms at the Best Western Mermaid feature hardwood floors and a private entrance. A 42-inch TV with premium cable, air conditioning and a refrigerator are provided as well. A seating area, ironing facilities and a hairdryer are included. A complimentary continental breakfast bar is served in the lobby breakfast area daily. The Firefighters Museum of Nova Scotia & National Exhibition Center is less than a 10 minutes’ walk from this hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Best Western Mermaid has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 31, 2011
Hotel chain/brand:
Best Western

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Yarmouth
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  • Marie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfast was very good. Very helpful, friendly staff who were helpful with directions. Great location if using the ferry. The place was clean. Would recommend when traveling through the area to stay here.
  • Chelsey
    The location, very private, nice deck and room was in the back.
  • Delia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was close to the ferry and access to major routes
  • Jim
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Fresh eggs over easy for breakfast was v very good. I am tired of the dry scrambled eggs at most motels. Staff was pleasant and helpful.
  • J
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The Staff, cleanliness and comfort of the room, breakfast, location (particularly easy to the CAT Terminal) were all great!
  • Jim
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfasts of eggs made to order and bacon and sausage. Very good and delicious. Staff was courteous and competent.
  • Maya
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful clean rooms, great location, breakfast was great
  • Dale
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We were pleasantly surprised by how good the room was - very clean, large, and quiet. And, it was extremely close to and easy to get to the Yarmouth/Bar Harbor "CAT" Ferry. The greatest surprise was the breakfast; liked having good, hot eggs...
  • Diane
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Charming, clean, and comfortable beds. Great breakfast and the staff was super friendly and helpful.
  • Fahy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Super clean and very convenient to the CAT ferry from Maine. Helpful staff, breakfast cooked to order with plenty of extras.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi do you take pets

    yes we do, please notify the desk on check in so we can arrange a pet friendly room. there is a $30 pet fee
    Answered on 7 March 2022
  • Do the rooms have a hair dryer?

    yes, all our rooms come equipped with a hair dryer
    Answered on 29 August 2023
  • Are there refrigerators in any of the rooms

    Hi, Yes, each room has a mini fridge in it.
    Answered on 26 August 2022
  • Hi. Do you have an indoor pool as well as an outdoor? Thanks

    Hello, we have an outdoor pool only
    Answered on 25 June 2021
  • What's the breakfast menu...for rooms breakfast includef

    we offer a selection fresh eggs, sausage and hot oatmeal, along with a verity of yogurt, muffins, granola bars, cereal and fruit along with beverages...
    Answered on 1 September 2021
  • can I pay for room with Visa debit ?

    yes the room can be paid for with a visa debit but we require a pre-authorable Credit Card to guarantee/Damage Deposit the room
    Answered on 5 August 2022
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Amenities of Best Western Mermaid
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bingo
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Stand-up comedy
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Temporary art galleries
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bowling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Interconnecting room(s) available
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Best Western Mermaid takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Carte Blanche Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Best Western Mermaid accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Wed, Sep 13, 2023 until Thu, Jun 13, 2024

License number: RYA-2023-24-03311119315375654-545

FAQs about Best Western Mermaid

  • Guests staying at Best Western Mermaid can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Best Western Mermaid offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Bowling
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Walking tours
    • Bingo
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Swimming pool
    • Live music/Performance
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Movie nights
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Check-in at Best Western Mermaid is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Best Western Mermaid may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Best Western Mermaid is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Best Western Mermaid is 3,100 feet from the center of Yarmouth. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Best Western Mermaid include:

    • Double
    • Quad

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.