MacKinnon-Cann Inn

Yarmouth Nova Scotia

The MacKinnon-Cann Inn is located in Yarmouth Nova Scotia, on the Evangeline Trail on the Southern Shores. The Acadian Shores are full of history with the Acadian Culture and the Bay of Fundy. Come and experience Yarmouth’s dramatic views and of course local cuisine and small town hospitality.


Located in the Historic District just minutes away from all that Yarmouth has to offer. Museums, fishing, hiking, kayaking, beaches, antique shops, art galleries, market places, yard sales, an array of restaurants and many other attractions that will help you complete your journey. Rent a car, bicycles and travel past the small fishing villages to the lighthouse or just stroll the waterfront of Yarmouth.


Whether just reading a book, relaxing or even catching up on business, We offer the finest of Nova Scotia Accommodations. Our guest rooms feature full baths, some with whirlpool spas, WIFI secure access, private telephone, HEPA air exchanger, cable television and much more.  Our Guest Rooms highlight seventy years of interior design, starting from the 1900’s to the 1960’s. In addition, we offer room service, secure parking, laundry service and a function facility for all special occasions.


“Ask us what decade you would like to visit and let us take you there!”

Dine with us

For Special Events only at this time, 12 or more people :


Homemade Soups and Chowders, Freshly baked breads complete our selection of sandwiches.  Ceilidh’s famous Spinach Salad served with our own Poppy seed Dressing, a long time signature item for Ceilidh’s, will surly meet with your approval.

Chef Michael at the Inn offers a fine dining experience you will not soon forget.


Wednesday thru Saturday      ( open at 5:30 pm )


For Reservations, please call 902-742-9900 or

toll free 1-866-698-3142

Advance Reservations

call 902-742-9900


MacKinnon-Cann Inn News

The MacKinnon-Cann Inn: Where Home and Garden Television Meets the Travel Channel

I had spent a wonderfully rejuvenating night wrapped up in the soft high-thread-count sheets and comforters of my temporary home at the MacKinnon-Cann Inn in Yarmouth.  After an exciting drive down the Evangeline Trail yesterday that included a very informative tour of the Bear River First Nation Heritage and Cultural Centre, followed up by an early-evening walking tour to admire Yarmouth’s Victorian heritage areas, I had definitely needed a good rest. But a new day had broken and I was ready for more adventures...  (read more)

Recipient of the 2007 “Business of the Year in Tourism"

Restoration of the MacKinnon-Cann Inn - Bed and Breakfast, has taken full advantage of the property's journey through time.  The main floor, with its lavish parlors and fine dining rooms, is decorated in true 1880’s Victoria.  Elaborate fireplaces, crown molded ceilings and inlaid hardwood flooring, are just a few of the features of elegance you will experience upon your arrival.

About Yarmouth Nova Scotia

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia video courtesy: Sue Hutchins of Chebogue Point Productions.


The Mackinnon-Cann Inn - 27 Willow St - Yarmouth Nova Scotia B5A 1V2


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