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The Lighthouse on Cape d'Or

2.5 of 5 Guest house   |   #1 Cape d'Or Road, Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia B0M 1A0 , Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent just one evening here in Room #1. It was the highlight of our 10 day Canada trip this year. To say that this place is magical and special is an understatement. It's at the end of a road, private, quiet, and totally original in look and feel. The lighthouse is still operating (via the Canadian Coast Guard) and... More

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Boston, MA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is just amazing. It's 5 stars for the view and location alone. Darcy is just an added bonus in my view! At first I was a bit concerned about my car on the long gravel/dirt drive to it, but my word, it was so worth it. As others have mentioned, it's remote so travel light. Park in the... More

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Kingston, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot say enough good things about Cape D'or! The view from the top is nothing compared to the view at the bottom. No fences (so hang on to young children!) and the drop offs are breathtaking. During low tide you can explore some caves on one side the cape, and you can walk for miles along the bottom of... More

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Tillsonburg, Canada
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121 reviews 121 reviews
32 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure where to start here as everything was WOW. Once you get down the hill (travel light) the view is spectacular if you can catch it between fog ins. Towering cliffs, rugged rocks and lots of wildlife.Woke up with 2 deer outside window followed by 6 more that we saw including 2 spotted fawns. Watching the tide go in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

We made the trip to Cape D'Or for dinner after a day of sea kayaking. We were there just before the summer season was getting underway and we ended up being the only 2 there for dinner. Darcy asked us a few questions and then proceeded to whip up the most delicious "fish & potatoes." The haddock was delicious with... More

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Philadelphia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This charming restaurant with wonderful food and a warm, friendly chef/owner was a highlight of our trip to Nova Scotia. It was even fun getting off the beaten path to find this little place and well worth the short hike down the hillside to get to it. Once there, the view was incredible and the natural setting quite stunning. The... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Be prepared for a rough few miles to get to this lighthouse. The road is in need of repair or paving. I couldn't go over 20 mph in any stretch. But the view once we got here was breathtaking. You can see for miles in most directions and just enjoy the peacefulness of the lighthouse and surrounding area. I'm sure... More

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Oviedo, Florida
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163 reviews 163 reviews
28 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Incredible views. Be prepared for a steep hike back up to the parking lot, but the experience is worth it! The wind, the waves on the crashing rocks are a perfect setting for this lighthouse. You can visualize a stormy night and shops searching for safe passage.

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Sanibel
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Staying at this guesthouse was the highlight of our trip to Nova Scotia (enjoyed it more than Cape Breton). The setting is amazing, the room comfortable, and the meals extraordinary. We stayed two nights in Room 2--one night is not enough time to enjoy the scenery of the area. Darcy is a very casual and enjoyable host. The people we... More

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We stayed two nights at the lighthouse on Cape d'Or. It was the experience of a lifetime! Everyone should try this at least once. Darcy was a great host. He cooked breakfast and dinner- both were awesome. The views were great and the guesthouse was clean and comfortable. Yes the "hike" down to the guesthouse was a little challenging with... More

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Address: #1 Cape d'Or Road, Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia B0M 1A0 , Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Advocate Harbour
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Lighthouse on Cape d'Or 2.5*
Also Known As:
The Lighthouse On Cape d`Or Hotel Advocate Harbour
The Lighthouse On Cape D'Or Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia

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A unique oceanside dining and overnight accommodation facility located on the rugged shore of the Bay of Fundy. If you are looking for shopping malls, knick knacks or urban style night life then come for a day visit and keep on truckin' as we are none of the above. We offer a place to unwind and enjoy what the Bay of Fundy has to offer. Open May - November ... more   less 
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