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The Claymore Inn and Suites is an Antigonish hotel located in one of Nova Scotia’s most charming and cleanest towns. Antigonish is ideally positioned half way between Halifax and Sydney, Cape Breton. Antigonish is known as “The Highland Heart of Nova Scotia”. The longest running Scottish Highland Games held outside of Scotland are run each summer, only 3 minutes from the hotel. We offer a wide range of accommodations and services to host conferences, weddings or other events. There are great amenities on the property that include a popular restaurant. Whether on vacation with family or business with your team, The Claymore Inn and Suites is the Antigonish hotel perfectly suited for a comfortable and enjoyable stay.


The Claymore Inn & Suites is located in Antigonish, the “Highland Heart of Nova Scotia”, in the Northumberland Shore region.


Join us at the Justamere Cafe & Bakery, where special attention goes into preparing every dish fresh to order. You can certainly taste the difference!


A full range of conference and meeting facilities and services are available.


Relax and refresh in our indoor heated pool, sauna or hot tub.


Choose from some of the most popular vacation packages

$223.51 plus tax (for two adults)

Crowd enjoying a show at Festival Antigonish
$223.51 for two adults

Festival Antigonish Stay and Play Package (15% off!)

Enjoy a 15% discount with this package. It includes one night's accommodations at the Claymore Inn and Suites, two $15 breakfast vouchers for the Justamere Cafe and Bakery, and two adult passes for a theatrical performance at Festival Antigonish. **Show tickets are included, but please ensure you book on a show night at least 48 hours in advance, ideally a week in advance. For show details and times, visit: https://www.festivalantigonish.ca/


package total for 2 people
$95 per person based on double occupancy

Gin Tour and Tasting Package

One night's stay at the Claymore Inn and Suites with a delicious breakfast at the Justamere Cafe and Bakery (can be exchanged for voucher towards bakery or lunch/dinner). Comes with a mini tour of the award-winning Steinhart Distiller in picturesque Arisaig with a tasting flight and cocktail!

$142.50 (+ tax)

per person based on double occupancy
$142.50 per person based on double occupancy

Antigonish Golf and Country Club Package

  • One night accommodations
  • 18 holes of golf & Cart
  • Breakfast at the Justamere Café and Bakery (Can substitute for a meal voucher)
  • Single occupancy price starting at: $210
  • Rates valid through June 30, 2024

$250 per person based on dbl occupancy

$325 per person based on sgl occ
$250 per person based on dbl occupancy

Antigonish Foodie Tour Adventure

  • At link search for dates: Oct 21, Dec 2, Feb 3 or March 30. If checking in Friday, input one day earlier.
  • Eight-hour culinary tour including transportation and tour guide, itinerary as follows:
  • 10:00am: Depart Claymore Inn
  • 10:20am: Arrive at Paq’tnkek’s Bayside Travel Centre, hear the story and peruse Indigenous-made art and handcrafts.
  • 11:20am: Visit the Antigonish Farmer’s Market.
  • 12:15pm: Time to ‘Stroll the Main’ and visit shops and restaurants on Antigonish’s charming main street.
  • 2:00pm: An authentic chocolate bar by Peace by Chocolate and a visit to the new Antigonish storefront.
  • 2:30pm: A beer flight sampling and mini tour at Candid Brewing.
  • 3:30pm: A gin flight sampling and tour at Steinhart’s Distillery.
  • 4:30pm: A beer flight sampling and mini-tour at Half Cocked Brewing.
  • 6:00pm: Supper at the Justamere Café and Bakery, with locally made baked goods and dessert.
  • After 8am (on own time): Sunday morning breakfast/brunch at the Justamere Café and Bakery.
  • One night stay (Saturday) at the Claymore Inn and Suites (optional: stay Friday night with Saturday breakfast at discounted rate).
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