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Melbourne
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99 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely Hostess and lovely comfy old worldly B and B... shoes off and little slippers provided for inside. Nice comfy room and lovely view from the deck.No eating places in walking distance but quite a few about 5 or 10 min drive away..Didnt stay for breakfast as we left early to get to the ferry and didn't want to wake... More 

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London, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Island View B&B is a lovely Nanaimo bed and breakfast. It can hold approximately 8 people maximum (plus the proprietor). The place is absolutely spotless, and very nicely decorated (perhaps almost too much kitsch for my liking, but others might see it as lovely and charming). The lady who operates it is warm, hospitable and helpful. The location is... More 

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Seattle, WA, USA
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Nice view from breakfast room. Stayed in lower level "suite" with private bath. Met our needs very well. No real kitchen in this accomodation but the big apartment has full kitchen. Wonderful breakfasts. Beautiful gardens. Comfortable and clean accomodations and pleasant host. Close to nice parks. Would have no hesitation in returning.

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grimbergen - Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Very friendly older place, lots of tiny decorations. It feels like an elephant in a pocelaine shop. But as I said: friendly and cosy. Excellent breakfast also. The shore is not far away and accesseable by stairs.

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Tamworth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

My brother and I stayed overnight at Darlene's Bed and Breakfast after a kayaking trip with Wild Heart Adventures Sea Kayaking. Darlene exudes warmth and could not have been more accommodating. Local knowledge, spick and span accommodation, a chocolate on the pillow, a filling and scrumptious breakfast looking across the water all combine to make this a great stay. Easily... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

We had such a wonderful hostess! Her home is gorgeous and so inviting to people, deer, birds, and all types of living creature alike. If you happen to be looking for the perfect B&B in Nanaimo, look no further! She has an amazing, lush, manicured, and colorful garden that is so welcoming for admiration. The rear entrance is secluded enough... More 

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Wessem, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2015

“Wonderful. Spacious suite, everything you can think of was there! Nice view at the sea and islands and a beautiful large garden. The lady was very friendly and gave us the recipe of her breakfast-scones! Great tastful homemade breakfast.

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Geelong, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015

This is a charming, old style B&B, just like in England.....it is not a hotel but a home style B&B. Just what we were looking for. We had been travelling three straight weeks and had been on the go. We needed a place to catch our breath and chill. We had a four night booking but had to cancel first... More 

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NC
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Our first experience in a B&B and was kinda disappointing. We drove up to an ordinary looking house and the first thing was to remove our street shoes. OKay??? Then we were shown our room which looked very dated. Example: Water bed frame with mattress in it and a bed skirt safety pinned around wood frame. Soaps were a huge... More 

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Australia
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113 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

First experience in a b and b. Huge bed, clean but felt like being in a spare room at an aunts place. Supposedly self contained kitchen, lacking a sink and seating but with lots of the hosts goods stored there. Basement room, no views.

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Address: 5391 Entwhistle Dr, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 1H2, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: RM299 - RM447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Best room, views and sunlight are from the top queen room”
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 of 5 bubbles majellah1, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“I would try another B & B Our second B& B was great”
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“Get the queen room with a view of the Islands”
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