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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I forget how many times I have been to this B&B, but it is my all-time favourite on Vancouver Island, and on this most recent visit, I discovered the hidden culinary skills of the proprietor, who conjures up Thai dishes with aplomb as a special treat, while the lady of the house dazzles with her banana flambe for authentic Belgian... More 

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Canton of Nidwalden, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016

It was lovely. The room was fantastic. The bed was comfortable. The breakfast was delicious. The couple was lovable. A nice litte Restaurant next to the B&B. The village was nice too. Just a perfect stay to recommend.

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Buffalo
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Very comfortable beds. We had to leave very early in the morning which was not a problem for our host. We had a grea tour of his various fruit trees and an opportunity to drink some home made wine. Would recommend this place to anyone. It is very convenient to the Departure Bay Ferry.

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San Diego, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Location is a little outside of downtown Nanaimo but in a lovely, quiet residential neighborhood with good view of the waterway. We stayed in the front room and had a small balcony on which to have a glass of wine before dinner. Ania made the most delicious breakfast and the presentation (with edible flowers from her garden) was straight out... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable stay at this lovely, small, B&B. The hosts are so friendly and welcoming....not to mention intensely entertaining. Anya's breakfasts are unbelievable. I didn't realize that she is a french culinary school graduate....and it definitely shows at breakfast time. The only minor suggestion I have for the Madagascar room....move the TV across from the bed if... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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324 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Located near the ferry docks, the Pine and Picket Bed and Breakfast is such a wonderful place to spend time at. Ania and Ingvar go all out to ensure the comfort of everyone staying with them. My husband and I spent 2 nights there, and we were truly sad to leave. The bed is so comfortable, and it is nice... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Things did not start too well when we were told they had accidentally (Expedia's fault) double booked. They put us in a smaller room at the front which was fine for one night. The hosts were great and very apologetic about the mistake. The B&B is very close to the ferry terminal and three restaurants. Breakfast was superb, great variety,... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We chose this B&B after reading Tripadvisors reviews. Ours was a short visit with a late arrival and a relatively early departure en route from Whistler to Tofino, so we did not have too much time to enjoy the conveniences of this very pleasant B&B. Our room was extremely clean and the linens spotless, (one of the first things my... More 

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Bantry Bay
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our second story comfortable room at the front of the home had a view of the harbor. Owner/hostess Anya prepared wonderful breakfasts, Belgian waffles topped by bananas flambe, whipped cream and fresh mixed-berry compote the first morning. The second day she accommodated guests with their preference of poached egg on the smoked salmon Benedicts with an exquisite hollandaise sauce, fresh... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

It's been said many times already in the reviews below but in summary: good location for the ferry, nice people, great breakfast. Would recommend this B&B to others, much better than a large chain hotel.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A short walk from the Nanaimo ferry terminal with incredible views of Departure Bay & Newcastle Channel. 2 beautifully appointed rooms with private ensuite bathrooms, sundecks overlooking the waterfront, close to kayak rentals, seaplanes; one of your hosts is a French Chef! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pine & Picket B&B

Address: 511 Drake St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 2S8, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: $113 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Pine & Picket B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Front room (Provence) as harbour view, Back room (Madagascar) has a view of the garden; both are spacious and beautifully appointed”
 of 5 bubbles Dragonfly285, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“lovely host, best breakfast, comfortable bed”
 of 5 bubbles j0landa87, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is a bed and breakfast not a hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 312SarahW, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front room with small balcony with view”
 of 5 bubbles DKG06, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the bedroom facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles 254amyi, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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