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Oakville, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

This is a wonderful spot! We stayed two nights at the guesthouse and loved it. The guesthouse has four rooms for rent with a common living area/kitchenette (fridge/kettle/sink). We rented Room #1, which has a private entrance and a small bath – the compromise is that the shower is really tiny. Our hosts were friendly and helpful, and the food... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

My husband and I were there last week for our anniversary and it was fantastic. The views are incredible, the cuisine is delicious, and Darcy is a wonderful host. We had the best meal of our trip, saw the super moon rise over the Ocean and watched the sun set. The light-house keepers cabin is homey and meticulously clean with... More 

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4 Thank ErinLynch_10
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

My husband and I stayed one night at the Lightkeeper's Kitchen & Guest House. The location is rugged and breathtaking and worth the 6 km gravel road drive in from the main road, and the walking hike from the upper level parking area, down the long, gravel hill walkway to access the property. The accommodations were comfortable, very clean but... More 

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NY/NJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

A beautiful setting, very serene and rugged. The guesthouse is comfy, quiet, clean, and the food at the adjacent restaurant is excellent. It is remote, but that is part of the splendor. There is much to see in the area. The owner is friendly and welcoming, and a great cook. I never really liked seafood too much in the past--... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Cape d'Or is often overlooked by tourists in Nova Scotia, a shame, because this B&B offers not only great views of the lighthouse and Fundy Bay coastline, but also one of the best small restaurants in all of Canada. I'm sure many people are discouraged by the walk from the parking lot to the B&B/restaurant down a steep hill but... More 

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014

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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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2014

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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Lighthouse on Cape d'Or

Address: 1 Cape d'Or Road, Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia B0M 1A0, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Advocate Harbour
Price Range: $70 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Lighthouse on Cape d'Or 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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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“the front room which comes with its own bathroom has the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles maryellenv2015, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 has an ensuite......book it early”
 of 5 bubbles GJW1224304, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 3 and 4 share a bath. Room 1 has an ensuite, Room 2 its own bath.”
 of 5 bubbles 56kyleo, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I did not stay the night but certainly plan to next visit. The meal in the kitchen alone was worth a return trip!”
 of 5 bubbles FoodLover082, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 has a single and a double bed with gorgeous views and a separate entrance with access to a clothesline.”
 of 5 bubbles lisadD4395WG, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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