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Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Bed & Breakfasts

A Seafaring Maiden Bed and Breakfast is the perfect place to stay while visiting the beautiful and historic Annapolis Valley. Located on the Annapolis River with views of Annapolis Royal, Fort Anne and minutes from Port Royal.

From $62.84 / night

Surrounding Area

Located in the quaint village of Granville Ferry and overlooking the historic town of Annapolis Royal, this beautiful 1881 registered heritage property was home to Sea Captain, Ship Builder, and Merchant, Captain Joseph Hall.

Captain Hall’s family ties to Annapolis Royal and Granville, Nova Scotia date back to sometime after 1760 when his great, great grandfather, John Hall brought his family from Medford, Massachusetts as English Planters.

A Seafaring Maiden was named after one of Captain Joseph Hall’s daughters, Elizabeth Pritchard Hall. In March of 1870, 20-year-old Elizabeth sailed with her father out of Saint John on the 1444 ton full-rigged ship Rothesay.

On the fourth day out of New Orleans with a cargo of cotton for Liverpool, England the first mate and then nine days later Captain Hall came down with smallpox. Sailing in squally weather, Captain Hall set storm canvas, placed Bessie in command and promoted the carpenter to first mate. Depending upon the basic navigational skills which she had learned from her father on previous voyages, Bessie and the depleted crew of six sailed across the Atlantic arriving in Liverpool on May 11.

Bessie received the respect and admiration of her crew for her accomplishment known to be unique in nautical history. Elizabeth Pritchard Hall died on June 30, 1930, but lives on in local legend as “The Seafaring Maiden of Granville”.



Accommodations

Principal Rooms . . .

While staying with us at A Seafaring Maiden we invite you to enjoy the principal rooms of our lovely home each with beautiful river views of Annapolis Royal.

The Music Room takes you back in time with the nostalgic pump organ and beautifully restored 1920’s mahagony cabinet grand piano. With warm period lighting and comfortable, true to the period furnishings, you may enjoy making music, sipping a cup of tea, or just daydreaming of days gone by.

The Gentlemen’s Parlour boasts a majestic mahogany library bookcasewith a variety of reading offerings for your perusal and enjoyment during your stay. The leather furnishings and rich coloured décor provide a most inviting respite from a busy day touring the local places of interest.

The Reading Corner provides the perfect spot for any contemplative activity; reading in the overstuffed easy chair and ottoman, writing at the lovely antique desk, or reflecting over the spectacular view of the Annapolis River, Annapolis Royal, and historic Fort Anne.

The Dining Room provides the perfect setting to enjoy the hot and hearty breakfast you will be served each morning. The beautiful pecan furnishings add warmth and beauty to this elegant room. The original tin ceiling, tall bright windows, ‘Wedgwood’ inspired painted walls, and rich, oriental rug set the tone for the enjoyment of a breakfast that will truly prepare you for your exciting day exploring the picturesque and historically rich Annapolis Valley Region.



Map & Directions

5287 Granville Rd., Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0

From the Halifax International Airport

From the airport take Hwy 102 westbound towards Yarmouth. Stay right taking Exit 4 for Hwy 101 westbound towards the Annapolis Valley and Lower Sackville. Stay on Hwy 101 and Exit 20 for Bridgetown. Turn right to drive through Bridgetown continuing for 15 to 20 minutes. Take the right towards Port Royal and continue on this road for approximately 1 mile. A Seafaring Maiden will be on the right hand side, 5287 Granville Road. Please park in front to check in.


From the Bar Harbour, Maine ferry at Yarmouth

After leaving the ferry terminal, turn left on Main Street (Hwy 1) and take it to Starrs Road where you will make a right. Turn left onto Hwy 101 east bound toward Digby. Stay on Hwy 101 to Exit22 for Annapolis Royal and Hwy. 8. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Hwy 8 to the traffic light in Annapolis Royal. Turn right at the traffic light and cross over the causeway over the Annapolis River. Make a left at sign for Port Royal onto Granville Road and continue on this road for approximately 1 mile. A Seafaring Maiden will be on the right hand side, 5287 Granville Road. Please park in front to check in.

From the Saint John ferry at Digby

From the ferry terminal follow the Shore Road (Hwy 303) lading toward Digby. Follow the signs to Hwy 101 going east towards Annapolis Royal. Take Hwy 101 to exit 22 for Annapolis Royal and Hwy 8. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Hwy 8 towards Annapolis Royal. Make a right at the traffic light in Annapolis Royal, crossing over the causeway and the Annapolis River. Make a left at the Port Royal sign on to Granville Road and continue approximately 1 mile. A Seafaring Maiden will be on the right hand side, 5287 Granville Road. Please park in front to check in.


Points of Interest
A Seafaring Maiden Bed and Breakfast
5287 Granville Rd., Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

Nearby Attractions and Services

DistanceDescription
25 MilesWhale Watching
1 MileMuseum
2 MilesGraveyard tours
4 MilesPort Royal
2 MilesAnnapolis Royal Historic Gardens
2 MilesFort Anne
2 MilesFine Dining

Rates & Availability

Date
RateNotes
May 15th through June 14th
$99.00

Dble. Occup./$15.00 Add. per.
June 15th through Sept. 15th
$109.00

Dble. Occup./$15.00 Add. per.
Sept. 16th through Oct. 15th
$99.00

Dble. Occup./$15.00 Add. per.
Oct. 16th through May 14th
$79.00

Dble. Occup./$15.00 Add. per.

Current Rates . . .



Shoulder Season
May 15th through June 14th $99.00

High Season
June 15th through Sept. 15th $109.00

Shoulder Season
Sept. 16th through Oct. 15th $99.00

Low Season
Oct. 16th through May 14th $79.00


Current Rates . . .



Shoulder Season
May 15th through June 14th $99.00

High Season
June 15th through Sept. 15th $109.00

Shoulder Season
Sept. 16th through Oct. 15th $99.00

Low Season
Oct. 16th through May 14th $79.00


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