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Ithaca, NY
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed a single night in the Forequarter room. The view was as gorgeous as we expected, and the room is actually a bit larger than some photos suggest. Also, George is an accomplished carpenter, so custom built-ins (a closet, tv shelves, and night stands) make the space incredibly functional. The bath is large and comfortable, and there is even...

Thank Ithakan
gillard44, Owner at Anchors Gate B&B, responded to this review

thank you for the positive comments on our home,we appreciate you taking the time. We really enjoyed your company and hope to see you again in the near future.We hope you enjoyed the rest of your vacation.George and Nancy

Martinsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had the room with the beautiful view of the water and it was very nice. Breakfast was good (eggs, meat, etc.). The homemade jam was AWESOME. This was a great location to visit Peggy's Cove and Prospect.

Thank laurie2668
gillard44, Owner at Anchors Gate B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive comments about our home, we appreciate you staying with us and hope to see you again in the future, George and Nancy

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We often visit Nova Scotia for its Atlantic Canada relaxed atmosphere, honest beauty, friendly folks, food (lobster) and ocean adventures. Anchors Gate, owned and operated by Nancy and George, is almost always our first stop. George is a ship building Newfoundlander with a barn shop worthy of his fine craftsmanship. The entire B&B reflects his efforts toward quality Atlantic Canadian...

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gillard44, Owner at Anchors Gate B&B, responded to this review

We appreciate the comments and always look forward to your visits to our home, George and Nancy

Rhinebeck, New York
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Nancy & George are excellent hosts, in a perfectly situated location just 20 minutes outside of Halifax and near the incredible granite outcrop in Peggy's Cove. Clean, comfortable rooms, delicious breakfast, fun & interesting conversations, great information about things to see, places to go, and directions on how best to get there.

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gillard44, Owner at Anchors Gate B&B, responded to this review

thank you for taking time to review our home and for the positive comments, we appreciate it and hope to see you again, Nancy and George

Knoxville, TN
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Stayed two nights with George and Nancy Pike in their B&B. They were wonderful hosts and provided us with tips for the area and dining. Comfortable room and good breakfast! We learned a lot about par Canada from George!!

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gillard44, Owner at Anchors Gate B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to post such a positive review, we enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future, Nancy and George

Barrington, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Booked a room here and when we arrived to check in the owner told us we could not stay with our newborn. I am an eco-tour operator in the province and will be sure to not recommend this business to anyone visiting. We were hoping to be able to recommend a few B&B's to our guests, but Anchor's Gate won't...

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gillard44, Owner at Anchors Gate B&B, responded to this review

Good customer service is important to us and we appreciate you raising the concern about service to families. We believe we have been a family friendly home (children 2 and older) over the years but we lack the proper facilities to accommodate new born babies in our main house. We have a self contained unit which can accommodate any age,...

Reviewed 21 September 2015

We stayed one night in September. Our room was large clean and had a great view of the bay. We also had a small diner table and fridge. The table came in handy as there is a great pizza place near by and this gave us a break from eating in a restaurant. The breakfast was good and the conversation...

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gillard44, Owner at Anchors Gate B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive comments on our home, hope to see you again in the future, Nancy and George

Timberlea, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This bed and breakfast was quite cute and very very clean. We had the room with the best view of the water and we really enjoyed being able to see the water from every point in the room. Our hosts were so friendly and we had a great conversation over a lovely breakfast. Would go back sometime or refer others....

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gillard44, Owner at Anchors Gate B&B, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, thanks for the comments, hope to see you again in the future, Nancy and George

Shelton, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 April 2015

My husband and I stayed at Anchor's Gate in Aug 2014 when we went back to his native Nova Scotia for a wedding. After a LONG trip from CT, we were greeted with a clean, comfy, private destination with gorgeous views of Shad Bay. We had a private entrance, and the room was complete with a private bathroom, table and...

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gillard44, Owner at Anchors Gate B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our home. We appreciate it. George said,Oops, he thought that comment would come back and bite him (: context was not the country but government and its susceptibility to gridlock. However, he was guilty of breaking the Golden Rule of never discussing politics or religion. We hope to see...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Clean, comfortable room. The hosts are very helpful and breakfast is more than filling. Perfect place to learn about the history of Nova Scotia & Newfoundland as the host is very knowledgable. Close to Halifax & Peggy's Cove so a good base to explore in both directions.

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gillard44, Owner at Anchors Gate B&B, responded to this review

thank you for taking time to write a review, we appreciate the positive comments and hope to see you again, Nancy and George

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Anchors Gate, overlooking Shad bay, decorated in a "nautical theme" is the perfect location for day trips in Nova Scotia. We are 20 minutes from Halifax and Peggys cove and within an hour from most attractions in the province. We feature a one bedroom apartment for the longer stays fully equiped including washer and dryer, and 3 first class rooms with private baths, entrances/patio, internet access, fridges, coffee and tea supplies, fans and great ocean view. Our 3 day special- stay 2 days get the 3rd day at 1/2 price and for the midship quarter room,pay for 6 days get 7th free. Home cooked breakfasts feature home made jams, can cater to specialied diets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchors Gate B&B

Address: 4281 Prospect Rd | Bayside, Nova Scotia, Bayside, Nova Scotia B3Z 1L4, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Bayside
Price Range: ₹ 6,471 - ₹ 8,514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Forequarter has a great view, and it was very comfortable for a couple with moderate luggage (2 carry-ons, 2 backpacks)”
  • Nancy's raised garden beds getting ready for fall
  • Sunrise view from the Forequarter room
 of 5 bubbles Ithakan, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The smaller room had the best view, but the larger room made it easier to spread out and relax...”
 of 5 bubbles 845ron, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Forequarter room is great for bay views and morning sunrises.”
 of 5 bubbles 607JimB, 3 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Forequarter is the room of you love a view”
 of 5 bubbles Nursekaffy, 25 Oct 2012 | Read review
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