Shamrock Suites & Train Suites
Riverlands & Milky Way Region - Florenceville, NB

Accommodation: Shamrock Suites & Shamrock Train Suites

Accommodation Style: Hotel, B&B, Airbnb, Train Suites, and Long-Term Suites

Operating Period: Year-round

Description: Located in Florenceville-Bristol, NB, overlooking the town and the river, you will find Shamrock Suites, nestled in The Saint John River Valley.  Steeped in old world charm with modern conveniences and contemporary designs, it provides a truly unique “Home Away From Home” experience. Whether you choose to sleep on a Train or in a 3-story 129 - year-old home, providing short-term or long-term stays, adventure & romance to suit your taste and needs will surely be found. SHAMROCK TRAIN SUITES  Romantic dreams of railways and sense of adventure can be realized by staying in one of two authentic train cars, fully refurbished to provide convenience and comfort while preserving the old-world train travel charm. Adventure on the Rails has everything for an exciting adventure with friends or family. Encompassing an entire train car there are two double beds, one queen bed, a kitchenette with continental breakfast included, a private bathroom, shower room and a sitting area with games and a small television. Romancing the Rails: Designed with romance in mind, this half-train car includes a queen bed, a full ensuite washroom, an electric fireplace, and a cozy seating area. There is a stocked kitchenette, including continental breakfast with bistro seating, and everything you need for that romantic train getaway that you have always dreamed of.   SHAMROCK SUITES, located in a 19th-century home, has been completely modernized, providing you with luxurious queen-size beds, private ensuite washrooms, televisions, and wi-fi throughout. You will find an outdoor seating area with access to a barbecue and firepit for your outdoor enjoyment.  Centrally located in Bristol within walking distance of restaurants, stores, and schools

Located in A CVA Astro-destination Top Experience

Astro-strengths On each side of the town lie rolling mountains peaking at 300–400 meters, providing beautiful backdrops for astrophotography. Nestled in the Saint John River valley, with Bortle 3 dark skies, avid stargazers and astronomers of all levels are able to view and experience the night sky and all its wonders.
Bortle Zone: 3

Visual Equipment:  10 x 50 Binoculars

Visual Equipment Rental Cost: Free for in house guests at Shamrock Suites. Must be reserved in advance for Guests at the Train Cars. A $100 fee will be applied to room charge for any damaged or lost binoculars or equipment. Perfect for Beginners to advanced astronomers, astrophotographers, nightscape and Milky Way photographers, couples, and nature lovers. For Stargazing events a fee will be quoted in advance of booking.   Booking details: Shamrock Suites   Nightly at Shamrock Suites$149/night Double Suite $159/night Nightly at Romancing the Rails $179/night (accommodates two people) Nightly at Adventure on the Rails $249/night (accommodates up to six people) Book directly with:  and mention Cliff Valley Astronomy: All rates subject to HST of 15% No pets allowed, sorry for the inconvenience. CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation within 48 hours of arrival

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