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? The community is mainly known for Cottage or Rental style accommodations, though there are a few nearby Bed and Breakfasts. If you are travelling in the area, Chester is located close to Birch Point, Sellars Cove, Lower Arm of the Roost, Fitch Long Lake and Rileys Cove.

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Selected and best reviewed properties in Chester

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 .....

The Mecklenburgh Inn

Photograph of The Mecklenburgh Inn, Chester
Chester boasts a scenic waterfront with boats bobbing at anchor, surrounded by stately homes. The village shops and studios are repositories for local treasures and cosmopolitan gifts. An 18 hole golf course borders the ocean and shares its woodlands with fox and pheasant. and a Siamese cat named .....

Other local Chester information and places to visit.

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

Things to see and do

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.


Located at 160 Montague. Anderson is a commercial gallery specialised in contemporary photography. The gallery represents a changing group of photographers from Nova Scotia and beyond. The objective of anderson is to celebrate the photographic image and the art of photography in all its forms and appearances. In addition to the photographic exhibits, the gallery space is used for book launches - often in combination with exhibits - readings, lectures and other events with a relation to photography.

Houston North Gallery

Located at 110 Montague Street. We have over 60 years of artistic collaboration with Inuit as family, the most recent 20 years as the Houston North Gallery. Now, our virtual gallery is part of our ongoing effort to bring Inuit art to the rest of the world. The Houston North Virtual Gallery features the highest quality images of Inuit sculpture and Inuit art prints, bringing the original works of the Inuit people ( also known as Canadian Eskimo ) to a wider audience. Works of Inuit art, from the communities of Cape Dorset, Baker Lake, Spence Bay, Inukjuak and many more, are featured in the gallery, where you will find both Inuit Sculpture in stone and other mediums, as well as a large selection Inuit Art Prints.

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Closed, unlisted or renamed properties

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