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Jekyll Island, Georgia
Reviewed 20 July 2015

My wife and I spent 3 nights here in the suite upstairs and enjoyed our stay. The innkeepers, Henk and Doreen were real friendly and helpful with information about Nova Scotia to us South Georgia folks. We highly recommend and would go back, but the will probably sell before we can get back up there. Very convenient to Peggys Cove...

1Thank jekylldan
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2014

We spent 3 nights at Flying Dutchman B n B beautiful location in easy reach of the amazing coastline. Room very small & bathroom though large was separate from room which made it a little uncomfortable as you were in full view from hosts loung area. Lovely breakfast. Beautiful views from front of property

1Thank Roslyn43
Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Doreen and Henk, from Quebec, were gracious and accommodating hosts. They allowed us to do our laundry in their machines and, after over a week on the road, we appreciated that! They made us feel right at home and after a very short time we felt we had known them forever. The only inconvenience was that the bathroom was actually...

1Thank Car0leDave
Hamilton, Ontario
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

We had a brief stay at the Flying Dutchman while visiting Peggy's Cove. The rooms were very clean and the woodwork in the inside is beautiful. There is a dock on the water for guests to use which has a great view. The house isn't very kid friendly and is obviously catered for adults. However, one of the two hosts...

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doreenlangille, Owner at The Flying Dutchman Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We would , however, like to make it clear that we are ' kid' friendly and have had many families over the years. All we ask is that the parents respect that this is our home and that the children not be allowed to roam at large into our living area. To my knowledge, we...

Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We spent a night here - after stopping at Peggy's Cove. Doreen and Henk are wonderful hosts. We walked down the road to "The Finer Diner" for supper and back. The scenery is beautiful, very nice room and bath. Very nice breakfast....We had never had Dutch Toasty before. It was really good. Thank you for a great stay!

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doreenlangille, Owner at The Flying Dutchman Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our B&B. Glad you enjoyed the toastie. We enjoy our guests and if there is something we can do to make your holiday better and more enjoyable we do our best to accomplish that. Thank you again. Doreen and Henk

Seattle Washington
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Very nice location- clean rooms- comfortable little " social area" and delicious food! Add to that the nice folks running the place who actually stayed up with us while we waited for our new rental car to be delivered ( first broke down!!) and what can we say??? Would definitely stay there again!

Thank seattlehillhouse
Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We stayed 4 nights here - close to Halifax, Peggys Cove and right on the water. Great info as Henk used to work at a visitors info place - Great breakfast and felt very welcome! Lots of good info. We were always asked how are day away went and they both were very interested in what we had seen -...

1Thank Tonykaren02
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2013

This B&B is conveniently located 40min from Halifax and just 10min from Peggy's Cove. It offers exceptional value in the expensive Halifax region with gracious hosts, spotlessly clean accommodation and a wonderful hot and cold breakfast buffet ... get there before this couple retires!

1Thank peiGuytoo
Rochester, NY
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Henk and Doreen are perfect hosts. They gave us a warm welcome. The room was immaculate as was our private bath and the entire home. We stayed three days, and we wish we could have stayed longer. Doreen spent time with us each day detailing the ins and outs of the area. She made several suggestions on places to go;...

Thank edward03
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We are so very fortunate to have been able to spend three nights with Doreen and Henk! It was like spending time with long lost family members :-) we were welcomed with a friendly and warm greeting, followed by blissfully comfortable accommodations and well we could not begin to accurately describe the food, simply delicious and different, every morning. Hopefully...

Thank mpontario_12

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Once the community school, renovated into a family home and now a B&B for 15 years. We have 2 rooms with private baths and a Suite, the Suite having an ocean view. We also have a waterfront property with a wharf, floating dock great for swimming in the ocean, adult swings and a fire pit. Enjoy the magnificent sunsets from the waterfront. We are 10 minutes from the famous Peggy's Cove and 45 minutes to downtown Halifax. The Unesco site of Lunenburg is 1 hour drive and Mahone Bay 45 minutes.If you want sports kayaking is close by, Boat tours including a lobster dinner departing from Peggy's Cove, Boat tours 10 minutes away taking you further into the Bay exploring the bay and islands in the bay with the possibility of seeing whales, seals, and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Flying Dutchman Bed & Breakfast

Address: 9758 Peggys Cove Rd | Nova Scotia ( Province ), Hacketts Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3L1, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Hacketts Cove
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The suite is excellent with a sitting room, bath room and bedroom with a view of the water.”
jekylldan, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Wooden Shoe Room was very comfortable and quiet. Private bathroom but you had to go into the hallway to access it.”
Car0leDave, 1 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If you need more room take the upstairs loft.”
Tonykaren02, 8 Oct 2013 | Read review
“They are all good; we stayed in the Windmill room. It was lovely. They have a gorgeous upstairs suite with an ocean/sunset view-jacuzzi tube, private living room-private refrigerator, coffee, magazines-HUGE-screen TV. I would stay here next time.”
edward03, 13 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Excellent location for day trips to all area's of Nova Scotia!”
mpontario_12, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
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