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Schaumburg, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place!!! We had the room on the first floor. Great view of the bay and a lovely deck right out side our room. The room was perfect though no TV, there is one in the family room which also has great views of the bay. Lovely shower and lots of room in the bath. Desk for notes and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cathy is the perfect hostess at the By the Bay Bed & Breakfast (the breakfast being delicious and freshly prepared every morning). We had the smaller Glen Margaret room, which has an attached toilet, but the shower is just outside. We were travelling with our 18 month old, and as well as making her breakfast each morning, Cathie also had... More 

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Radium Hot Springs, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By the Bay was a wonderful stop for us. We stayed 2 nights and then came back for a 3rd. We had a great second storey room looking out at the Bay with it's calm reflecting waters and bright red sunsets. The staff, Cathie and Shoel(?) were excellent hostesses. It also was a great opportunity to interchange with other travellers.... More 

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Cartwright, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We just spent four nights with Miss Cathie! The place is beautiful & immaculate, with ridiculously comfy beds! She accommodated my necessity for gluten free eating, and the breakfasts were all delicious! I would happily stay here again. I wish she'd had room for us for all six nights! I especially loved the back veranda, and Kitty and I hung... More 

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

Thank you very much for the lovely review Tina. We enjoyed having you and your family visit and are glad that you enjoyed your gluten free breakfasts. I am happy to accommodate dietary restrictions and appreciated that you let me know in advance. I hope that the rest of your stay in Nova Scotia was also enjoyable and that the... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We arrived at about 4sh and Cathy gracefully accepted us to check in early. She has clearly laid out places to visit for new comers including suggesting places to eat / visit.The place is conveniently located, very clean, well kept home, comfortable bed and superb bathroom. I am a clean freak and this place of Cathy's beats B & B... More 

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

Thank you for the thoughtful and complimentary review. I know that these reviews make a difference when travelers are searching for accommodation. I also appreciate your comments on the cleanliness. We work hard to maintain these standards. All the best and I hope to see you and your family back again sometime. Cathie Watson owner/operator By the Bay Bed and... More 

Abbotsford
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Our room was quiet and opened onto a veranda and looked down to the bay. Cathie was most gracious and accommodating and her breakfasts excellent! We enjoyed visiting in her living room and enjoyed meeting the other guests. This was our favourite stay in Nova Scotia.

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

Thank you very much for your thoughtful and complimentary review. Certainly one of the best things about staying in a B and B is being able to meet the other guests. We have some very interesting conversations in the family room and at the breakfast table. I hope to see you again some day. Cathie Watson owner/operator of By the... More 

St. Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We had a beautifully appointed, clean, comfortable spacious room on the second floor with a lovely view of Long Cove on St Margaret's Bay . Our hostess was welcoming and informative about the area and very thoughtful with extra touches in honour of our anniversary. Breakfast was delicious with a nice variety of hot and cold. Cathie was flexible with... More 

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

Thank you very much for your thoughtful review, I hope you will return for a future anniversary trip...maybe your 50th? Cathie Watson owner operator of By the Bay B and B More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Our stay here was incredible. After a long day of visiting around Peggy's Cove, staying here felt like coming home, except the bed was more comfy! The house was beautiful and had a huge yard that extended to the water. The hostess was warm and welcoming, offering all we needed and more! Her culinary skills went beyond anything we were... More 

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

Hello Stephanie, Thank you very much for your complimentary and thoughtful review. I really appreciate when guests take the time to write and post a review. It was lovely to meet the two of you. Good luck with your studies and I hope you will return to Nova Scotia and the Peggy's Cove area sometime in the future. Cathie Owner/operator... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We had a terrific stay at By the Bay. Our hostess, who was warm and professional, went beyond the call of duty. The breakfasts were out of this world. The rooms were very clean and well equipped. The setting is beautiful. Sitting on the deck or veranda one could see down to the water. Located a little drive from scenic... More 

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

Thank you very much for your thoughtful and complimentary review. I really think that these make a difference and I appreciate you taking the time to post it. I trust that you got home safely. I am glad that you felt at home using By the Bay as a base for your visit to Nova Scotia. I really enjoyed meeting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Great house, room and hospitality. Breakfast and coffee were the icing on the cake. Stayed with our 5 month old daughter and was treated very well - hostess really went the extra mile with a 'pack and play', boiled water and some old fashion doting.

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

Thanks so much for the thoughtful and complimentary review. I really appreciate that you took the time to post this. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family. I hope that you will return when your daughter is big enough to enjoy the playground across the road. Thanks again. Cathie Watson By the Bay Owner/operator. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This well appointed, comfortable Bed and Breakfast has been in operation since August 2011. Situated on the waters of St Margaret's Bay there is an amazing view which can be enjoyed from each room or from the wrap around verandah. Awake to the aroma of fresh baked bread and locally roasted Fair Trade coffee and enjoy a full hot breakfast. Relax on the verandah or by the water. It is a retreat half way between Tantallon and Peggy's Cove only 40 minutes from Halifax and minutes from famous Peggy's Cove. ... more   less 

Additional Information about By the Bay Bed and Breakfast

Address: 10502 Peggys Cove Rd, Glen Margaret, Nova Scotia B3Z 3G8, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Glen Margaret
Price Range: $86 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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