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By the Bay Bed and Breakfast

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10502 Peggy's Cove Rd, Glen Margaret, Nova Scotia B3Z 3G8, Canada
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Yorba Linda, California
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Our hostess, Cathie, was very hospitable and friendly. She made delicious breakfasts and gave us good tips for sight seeing and places to eat for dinner. Her house has a beautiful view and deer were in the backyard. Close to Peggy's Cove. The bedroom was spacious and clean.

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nsbandb, Owner at By the Bay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this review of By the Bay Bed and Breakfast. I am glad that you enjoyed your trip and it was very thoughtful of the deer to come out while you were here :) I hope that you will return to Nova Scotia and the Peggy's Cove area again sometime. Cathie Owner/operator of By the Bay Bed... More 

Acworth, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 28th wedding anniversary at By the Bay. It was beautiful, clean and breakfast was the best. I really enjoyed that our sheets were hung out on a line to air dry. They smelled so fresh and clean. Cathie was a wonderful hostess.

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Thank Queenbeezums
nsbandb, Owner at By the Bay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your thoughtful review of By the Bay Bed and Breakfast. I really appreciate you posting the photo of the sheets on the line. I am glad that you enjoyed your time in the Peggy's Cove area of Nova Scotia. I hope that you will get back again someday. All the best. Cathie owner/operator of By... More 

Region of Waterloo, Canada
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

What a lovely home and the B&B owner. My Husband and I stayed in the room with the garden. The property is huge and you can walk to the lake that you can see from the backyard. The owner has a cat and that's the most friendly cat that I have seen. Within a min she was on our laps.... More 

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nsbandb, Owner at By the Bay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the thoughtful review. I am glad that you enjoyed the waterfront and the view of the cove, which is part of St Margaret's Bay. It was my pleasure to be able to accommodate your food allergies. I am also happy that you enjoyed your supper at The Finer Diner - only 2 kms away. I... More 

south carolina
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We stayed in the purple room. The B&B is far enough off the highway so that it is quiet. The bed was very comfortable; the room was spacious with a 2 piece bath and the private shower room just outside the door. Very clean. I loved the local art that Cathy has collected and displayed around her home. Breakfast was... More 

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nsbandb, Owner at By the Bay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write reviews that were thoughtful and complimentary on two sites. I really appreciate it. I am glad that you enjoyed your short stay at By the Bay Bed and Breakfast, I hope that the rest of your trip went well too. Thanks again, and if you ever come back to Nova... More 

Annapolis Royal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

By the Bay Bed and Breakfast is wonderful. Cathy Watson is genuinely interested in making sure you have everything you need for your "home away from home" stay. She is very accommodating. The beds are perfect, the breakfasts are delightful, and of course Cathy is a lovely and an excellent B&B hostess. It is a treat for me to come... More 

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nsbandb, Owner at By the Bay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you once again Sally for the kind words of review for By the Bay B and B. It is my pleasure to have you return and I am so glad that there are art courses across the road which bring you to this area. I am always happy when guests feel at home. Hope to see you again, soon.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Overall a very well ran B&B and great value. My wife and I stayed 2 nights. Our room & bathroom(s) were spacious and meticulously clean. It had an ensuite 2-piece bathroom, and the shower situated couple of steps outside the room. Cathie, the hostess, was accommodating and fun to talk to. She is also a great cook; her breakfasts were... More 

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nsbandb, Owner at By the Bay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Wei for taking the time to write a review for By the Bay B and B. I really appreciate your kind words. I want to let you know that the wifi issue is now resolved. I became aware when a very knowledgeable guest pointed out to me that the wifi booster on the second level was not actually... More 

Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 5 nights during our trip to Nova Scotia. Cathie has a beautiful home, we especially appreciated the bay where we went swimming! We stayed in the John and Agnes room which had a verandah so it was really nice to have this space outside to relax. Breakfasts were great, we especially enjoyed the... More 

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Dundas, Canada
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My husband and I stayed with Cathie, and it was a lovely place to be. She has a beautiful, clean and tidy, welcoming home. Our room was perfect, with a large balcony overlooking the water. Breakfast was delicious! Cathie helped us with maps and directions, local attractions, and just generally made us feel very welcome. Her care and attention to... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Flew into Halifax and drove straight to this B&B. Cathie very welcoming and helpful. Beautiful, spacious home. Excellent room, well appointed and spotlessly clean, soft towels and crisp linen. Breakfast was delicious with home made bread, jam etc. Cathie gave good recommendations on where to eat and shop. Can't fault this B&B. It'll be hard for anyone to better this!

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nsbandb, Owner at By the Bay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of By the Bay Bed and Breakfast. I really appreciate it. I am glad that you enjoyed the home made bread and jams and I hope that the rest of your vacation is going well. Thanks again and I hope to see you on a return visit to... More 

East Hampton, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This was, by far, the most comfortable, welcoming and nicely decorated of all the B and B's that we visited during our stay in Nova Scotia. Our spacious, ground floor room had sliders that offered a view of the bay. The breakfast deserves special note: fruit, homemade bread and jam, and eggs Benedict with homemade Hollandaise sauce over tender asparagus.... More 

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nsbandb, Owner at By the Bay Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for By the Bay Bed and Breakfast. It is really appreciated. I am glad that you enjoyed your very short stay and that you enjoyed the Eggs Benedict.. While you are correct that there are steps to the front door of By the Bay, guests who are wheel... More 

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