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Clifty Cove Motel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Indian Harbour
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vacaville
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“wonderful visit”
Reviewed 29 August 2013

My sister and I stayed at the Clifty Cove one night after a visit to Peggy's Cove. What a warm and friendly greeting we had when we checked in. Our room was clean and the view from our room was wonderful. We enjoyed sittiing in the chairs provided outside to watch the sunset and also the picnic table for our breakfast the next morning. We had dinner at the Finer Diner in Hackett's Cove which was very good. I would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in the area.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Colleyville, Texas
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Reviewed 23 August 2013

Close enough to Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, but far enough away from the maddening crowd. The couple that owns this are fun and caring people. The rooms are beautiful, with each one having an incredible view out the back window. It is very clean and inviting and the grounds are well kept and pretty. I enjoyed my stay there and would certainly go back the next time I am in Nova Scotia. A short 5 minute ride to the "Light". A short 40 minute drive from Halifax, but worlds away in the scenery and ambience.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled solo
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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 20 August 2013

In the area for a wedding, there are not many options for accommodation. We booked at Clifty Cove as a default. We struggled a little at check-in because the person who was left in charge of the desk, as nice as she was, did not speak much English so we were left to fend for ourselves a bit.

The room itself we were pleasantly surprised with. Spacious, bright, with a fridge, and a stunning view over the water. It turns out, though, that despite the views being similar, the decor appears to be more outdated in some rooms than others. We were in room 7 and it was lovely; my mum and aunts were a few doors down and it looked like the room hadn't been touched since 1970.

We comfortably shared a room with another couple so felt we got our money's worth. I have definitely slept in more comfortable beds, but I have also slept in worse. I felt the room was well-equipped, and exactly what we were looking for.

Room Tip: Room #7 had two large beds and was well decorated. Shared comfortably with another couple.
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Baddeck, Canada
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

We stayed for one night in August. The most beautiful sunset my mom and I have ever seen. We were right on the water. Kept our window open all night and could hear the waves crashing and buoy dinging. It was so relaxing. Just what we came to Nova Scotia for.

Room Tip: Try to stay in either 1, 2 or 3. We stayed in room 3 and the view was perfect!
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Fredericton, Canada
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

We stayed at Clifty Cove for one night on our trip through Nova Scotia and found it to be very inviting. The owners were exceptionally friendly & we appreciated their welcoming our golden retriever. Absolutely gorgeous view from our window and around the back of the motel there were chairs and a little fire pit set up so you could sit and enjoy the sound of the waves crashing in along the shore and the beautiful view. The cottage itself was extremely clean, quiet and complete with fridge, microwave & coffee pot. The one thing I did miss was an outlet in the bathroom for my curling iron & hairdryer but made do with another socket in the main living area....no big deal! All in all, we would definitely recommend this place to any of our friends and wish the owners well.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Caledon, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

We stayed Aug 2nd 2013 for 1 night - it was a great place - very clean and owners are exceptionally friendly - opened the windows and slept like little kids in the fresh air .. all you can hear is the water and the birds in the morning - will be venturing back on our next visit out east.
Our room had a perfect view of the cove and enjoyed our wine right on the rocks outside - a great place to stay and really relax - extremely welcoming owners !! thank you.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Clifty Cove Motel while in Indian Harbor.
The Motel room was very clean and had a great view out the back window which you can leave open to hear the waves right outside the room.
The owners were very friendly accommodating and helpful!
We would recommend this motel and appreciate the hospitality we received!

  • Stayed July 2013
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Additional Information about Clifty Cove Motel

Property: Clifty Cove Motel
Address: 8444 Peggys Cove Rd | Peggy's Cove Area, Indian Harbour, Nova Scotia B3Z 3R1, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Indian Harbour
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Indian Harbour
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — Clifty Cove Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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