Built in 1840, this Pictou guest house is 1640 feet from the waterfront area, featuring shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities. Each unique rooms offers free Wi-Fi and a private bathroom. A daily breakfast is served in the Willow House Inn B&B's cheerful breakfast room. It includes a hot egg entree and fresh fruit. Free on-site parking is available. Each air-conditioned room at the Will House Inn offers cable TV and a patio. Some rooms include a bathtub and a comfortable sitting area.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Willow House Inn B&B has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 3, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Pictou
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  • Beth
    Brenda and George very friendly and welcoming. Exceptionally clean. Lovely breakfast. Great place to stay.
  • Jean
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Everything!! George and Brenda were welcoming, overall great couple! The house was beautifully decorated and meticulously clean. The breakfast was delicious and even offered us wonderful muffins to go for a snack. A true “10” in Bed and...
  • Peggy
    Friendly hosts. Comfortable and clean room. Great charm. Good location. Beautifully prepared and delicious breakfast.
  • Patricia
    The property is well maintained. It was warm and inviting. The house is scrupulously clean and again, very well maintained. It has ambiance and warmth. Our room was large and comfortable. It had good lighting (both natural and artificial). The...
  • Tamara
    Beautiful home and garden and exceptional location
  • Philip
    Everything was amazing! Great breakfast to start the day, very friendly hosts, beautiful house, and 50m from the shore. Pictou is also a beautiful town!.
  • Jenny
    Upon arrival we were graciously greeted by both Brenda and George. The outside of the property was meticulously landscaped and very inviting. They gave us a tour of their beautiful B&B. It did not disappoint.
  • Doug
    Well run, very clean. We had dietary restrictions and they went above expectations to accommodate. This is a very comfortable place to stay!
  • Debra
    It felt like walking into a relative’s cherished home - which made you comfortable and at ease right away of course. Brenda and George were the perfect hosts and made sure we had everything we needed.
  • Robert
    The hosts, Brenda and George were the nicest, most gracious we’ve met in our travels. The accommodations were very comfortable and the breakfast delicious. if you are near Pictou stay here!!

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you accept late arrivals. We are coming from NL on the ferry and don’t expect to get in New Glasgow until approximately 10:00 pm

    Hello, yes we can arrange that. What day is this for?
    Answered on 16 July 2021
  • do you have a shower in the 2 beds room ?

    Yes in a clawfoot tub
    Answered on 17 September 2021
  • hello, we like your place and location. can you tell us, do you have a shower in the private bathroom ? thankyou

    Hello, the Birch room has a clawfoot tub with the shower attached, The Maple room has a shower stall in a small washroom.
    Answered on 17 September 2021
  • How many people can you sleep in your facility at once?? We are thinking of a class reunion.

    Hello, we have 4 rooms that sleep 8 people in total
    Answered on 1 August 2021
  • Can we check in around 9 pm? We will be coming off the 7 pm ferry.

    Hi yes we can accommodate that. What date is it for?
    Answered on 3 July 2021
  • September 16th.

    Hi, This is a new format for this site, it is not showing me your name. Have you already booked your reservation? Kind Regards Brenda
    Answered on 4 July 2021
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Managed by Brenda and George

Company review score: 9.9Based on 223 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

George and I love to meet people from all over the world so we decided to purchase a B&B and no better place than the beautiful Nova Scotia. We love the great outdoors and the calmness Pictou provides.

Property info

1840 home located in downtown Pictou, minutes walk to everything. View of the Pictou Harbour ,great location!!!!

Neighborhood info

Come experience our historic Scottish architecture, beaches, trails , museums, restaurants, shops and friendly people of Pictou.

Language Spoken


Area info *

Amenities of Willow House Inn B&B
Great facilities! Review score, 9.7

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Private Bathroom
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Willow House Inn B&B takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 10:00 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.


    The entrance to the property is closed between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children over 13 are welcome.

    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

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 13 and up are allowed)

    Mastercard Visa Willow House Inn B&B accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


    Pets are not allowed.

    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.

    Please inform Willow House Inn B&B of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    License number: RYA-2023-24-03160915089495905-11

    FAQs about Willow House Inn B&B

    • Room options at Willow House Inn B&B include:

      • Double
      • Suite

    • Willow House Inn B&B offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)

    • Willow House Inn B&B is 1,300 feet from the center of Pictou. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Guests staying at Willow House Inn B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free
      • American

    • Check-in at Willow House Inn B&B is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • The prices at Willow House Inn B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.