TripAdvisor Reviews Oceanside Inn Nova Scotia
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... the Halifax Explosion) was also present at the Explosion and was lucky to survive unharmed ... he then went on to do a PhD at one of the US Universities on the topic of how people react to disasters! One of, if not the, first such studies ever to be written, and one still referenced in more modern works, even if some of the ideas and conclusions are now dated.
There was also the only surviving Flower Class Corvette (HMCS Sackville) ...
... Maritime Museum of the Atlantic which was fascinating. It included an exhibit on the Halifax Explosion of 1917, caused by a French munitions ship carelessly careening into a Norwegian ship and exploding. The explosion destroyed a vast portion of downtown Halifax, including some of Barrington Street, on which our hostel is located. There was also an exhibit on the disaster that was Titanic which included a replica first class (or lucky second class) ...
... away we went first port of call was a memorial to the Effects that the Halifax explosion had in the first world war when a ammunition boat and a barge collided in Halifax harbour the remains of one of the boats anchors was embedded into the soil nearly 2miles from the explosion site it flattened the city and killed over 1800 people in the ensuring tsunami most were drowned when the waters rushed back into the harbour. We then headed down the coast to Peggy's ...
We woke earlier than we would have liked considering we were in such nice, private and quiet accommodation but there was alot to see and do today and we knew we were already going to be arriving into Halifax in the early hours of the evening. So we enjoyed a rushed breakfast in our small kitchenette rather than in the tranquil sun room on the ground floor and then we jumped in the car to visit our first attraction of the day, Irving Nature Park. Irving Nature Park is a 600 acre site along ...
... never understand why people drag their caravans around Cape Breton. What a bore, not to mention how much of an utter nuisance you are to the thousands of people that try to pass you, park beside you, and see around you. All this so you can bring a coffee table with you. Again, I will never understand. Paula's small SUV, like all modern SUVs, has no business being off road. But it's 18" rims and low ...
Other places to stay in Nova Scotia
Downtown Halifax, Halifax | 4 star hotelfrom $170
South End, Halifax | 4 star hotelfrom $173
- Great hotel experience.
- Very elegant hotel
- Loved the Westin
South End, Halifax | 4 star hotelfrom $200
- Location Location - Best in Halifax
- Ok, but over rated!.
- Absolutely Horrible
West End, Halifax | 3 star hotelfrom $138
- Not so clean, bad management. Stay away!
- Very Nice Hotel but Out of the Way
- Stay Away !!
South End, Halifax | 4 star hotelfrom $188
- Great place to stay
- Tailored to my Needs
- Not what it's cracked up to be
South End, Halifax | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Wonderful hotel
- Nice but a bit worn
- Wonderful find!
Dartmouth Centre, Dartmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Downtown Halifax, Halifax | 3 star hotelfrom $129
- Best Hotel I have stayed at....
- Stellar Hotel
- Excellent Hotel
Albro Lake, Dartmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $89
Downtown Halifax, Halifax | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- Surprisingly good service
- Great stay
- Great place
240 Brownlow Avenue, Dartmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $125
437 Prince Street, Truro | 3 star hotelfrom $116
Armdale, Halifax | 3 star hotelfrom $126
South End, Halifax | 3 star hotelfrom $166
- Fantastic stay at the Cambridge Suites
- Great stay
- Great place!
200 Pratt & Whitney Dr, Enfield | 3 star hotelfrom $122
15 Spectacle Lake Drive, Dartmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $140
75 White Point Beach Road, Queens County | 2 star hotelfrom $162
South End, Halifax | 3 star hotelfrom $144
- Nice Hotel, great location
- Really wonderful!!
Sydney, Sydney | 3 star hotelfrom $136
Clayton Park West, Halifax | 3 star hotelfrom $119
Rockingham, Halifax | 2 star hotelfrom $117
Clayton Park West, Halifax | 3 star hotelfrom $122
417 Main Street, Yarmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $108
South End, Halifax | 3 star hotelfrom $157
- Great Hotel! Great Breakfast!
- Favorite place to to stay in Halifax
Sydney, Sydney | 3 star hotelfrom $123
Dartmouth Centre, Dartmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $102