Nova Scotia small luxury hotel wins top 10 status from influential travel web site
April 26, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsThe popular source of expert travel advice Gayot.com has named Trout Point Lodge as only Canadian entry among its annual list of top value hotels worldwide.
Trout Point Lodge, located adjacent to the Tobeatic Wilderness Area in southwestern Nova Scotia, was selected using a methodology focused on overall comfort, variety in location and base price of standard accommodations used by the popular publisher of web sites, travel letters, and guide books.
The Gayot concept was founded by André Gayot, who with his friends Henri Gault and Christian Millau coined and promoted the term "Nouvelle Cuisine" in the early '70s. Gayot and his son have been directing sophisticated travelers to the world's best restaurants, hotels, shops, sightseeing and cultural attractions for more than 45 years. His expertise provided a foundation for Gayot guides in the United States beginning in 1981.The GAYOT.com website serves as a serious, honest and professional resource on dining and travel for an international readership in search of the best. The web site's motto is: « In search of the good life. »
Trout Point appeared on the 2007 list along with hotels from the United States, Mexico, Italy, and Australia. The Lodge opened in 2000 and offers luxury-level accommodation in the style of the Great Camps. Trout Point also offers culinary vacations, guided fishing, and other outdoor activities. Gayot.com called the Lodge « a luxurious and intimate retreat » in its independant review.
« We are very pleased that both Trout Point and southwestern Nova Scotia have been recognized as destinations offering both high quality and value, » said Vaughn Perret, one of the Lodge's Managing Directors. « Trout Point Lodge truly offers an unsurpassed vacation experience for travelers seeking something unique. »
Trout Point lies near the Town of Yarmouth, which has the international ferry terminal receiving daily service from Portland and Bar Harbor, Maine. The hotel is about 300 kilometer south of the Halifax airport.