Places to stay in Chester, Nova Scotia

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Rich in tradition and hospitality, Chester, New Ross & Area is a community of communities and invites you to uncover its spectacular bounty. Less than an hour's drive from Halifax, Chester is an historic seaside village noted for sailing, golf, stately summer homes, studios, galleries and relaxed lifestyle. Chester is best appreciated from the water. Book sailing, fishing and harbour tours or go sea kayaking to explore nearby islands and even plan a picnic on one of them. Set sail for Oak Island, the site of the world's longest on-going treasure hunt and the enigma that has captivated and enthralled everyone it has touched. Highlights of the summer season include great performances at the Chester Playhouse, home and garden tours, auctions, the Chester Race Week and Sunday night band concerts. Come stroll our tree-lined streets and enjoy spectacular ocean views. Plan to stay the evening and dine at one of our many fine restaurants. Take time to explore neighboring communities at Blandford and the Aspotogan Peninsula, New Ross, Chester Basin, Gold River and Western Shore where you will find beautiful scenery, hiking trails and beaches, friendly folks and talented craftspeople. Learn first-hand about our fishing, boat-building, forestry, barrel-making and gold-mining history. New Ross farm is Nova Scotia's agricultural museum, a wonderful destination for families to experience rural life of the 1800's. Places to eat in the region include Big Red's Restaurant, Carta Restaurant, Kiwi Cafe, and Fo'c'sle Tavern.

Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the community are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations. If you are travelling in the area, Chester is located close to Shingle Brook, Dore Mud Pond, Gravelly Hill, Camp Four Lake Brook and Stoney Beach.

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Selected and best reviewed properties in Chester

The Windjammer Motel

Photograph of Windjammer Motel, Chester
All 18 units at the Windjammer are equipped with standard facilities and located on the ground floor with parking in front of each room. Individually controlled heat. Air-conditioning (6 rooms). Cable TV. VCR /or DVD player (Deluxe rooms). Telephone. One queen bed or two double beds. Full .....

The Robins Nest Cottage

Photograph of Robins Nest Cottage, Chester
Robin’s Nest Cottage is an hour and a half from The Stanfield International Airport and Halifax. It is situated inland on a lake that is a close drive in all directions to the coast. Explore the South Shore or the Fundy Shore and return to your retreat all in a day. Close to Bridgewater, Mahone .....

Other local Chester information and places to visit.

  • Longitude: -64°14'43.44
  • Latitude: 44°32'30.84

Things to see and do

North Shore Canadian Art

Located at 8 Linden Avenue. Inuit Soapstone Carvings, Historically important paintings, etchings and woodblocks by listed Canadian artists c.1860-1975.

Artchoices At Sue Beaver's Place

Located at 251 Lincoln Street. ArtChoices at Sue Beaver’s Place is a small gallery in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia featuring an eclectic mix of emerging and established Nova Scotian artists. There are watercolours, oils, acrylics, baskets, jewellery, and more.

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Located at 68 Bluenose Drive, P.O. Box 1363. The breath-taking Lunenburg waterfront is the home of the world-class Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. This Museum commemorates the fishing heritage of the Atlantic Coast of Canada. Housed in brightly painted red buildings, with floating vessels at wharfside, the Museum offers a host of attractions and nautical Gift Shop.

Chester Playhouse

Located at 22 Pleasant Street. The village of Chester is a seaside resort with a small year round population that more than doubles in July and August. The Chester Playhouse, on the main street, was originally a movie theatre built in 1938 and converted for live entertainment in 1963 when the Chester Jesters presented the first summer productions on stage.

Nearby towns

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Closed, unlisted or renamed properties

  • Hawthorn Cottage Bed and Breakfast, 83 Tremont Street
  • Heron By the Bay Guest Home, 5 East River Point Road