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Bristol UK
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having toured Vancouver Island we needed a somewhere to stay in Vancouver for 2 nights and so it was back to Nelson House. There has been a change of management since we were last here however it was still an enjoyable stay. The rooms were clean, the bed comfy and the homemade breakfasts were very enjoyable. It was great reacquainting...

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband I stayed at the Nelson House in September and it was on of the best bed and breakfast experience we have been too. The breakfast in the morning that Dee made was delicious, we had a choice of either egg Benedict or the quiche and we went with the egg benny and it was delicious! We were also...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We arrived at 10.30 in the evening after a flight from London. We had difficulty finding it in the dark as it wasn't easy to see the name inside the gate. We collected our key from a basket outside to find our key to the room allocated didn't open it. We phoned and was told the instruction were wrong and...

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Veronica L, Manager at Nelson House B & B, responded to this review

Hi Mandy, Thank you for staying with us during your stay in Vancouver. We are sorry for the misunderstandings and mix ups and assure you the next time you visit, there will be much improvement. We appreciate your feedback, and will use it to improve our B&B. Thank you, NELSON HOUSE TEAM MANAGEMENT

Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 September 2016

When researching accommodations in Vancouver last spring, we decided not to go with a big chain hotel, but rather a highly rated b and b so that we could get the flavor of the city and be comfortable. We have stayed in dozens of b and bs over the years, and have had great experiences. We were expecting the same...

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Veronica L, Manager at Nelson House B & B, responded to this review

Hi CMFriend, We are deeply sorry for the unfortunate events that occurred during your stay with us. Our house is at an amazing 104 years old, standing tall and strong. We are trying our very best to keep our house's character as it was 104 years ago yet improving it as days go on. Here, at the Nelson house we...

Reviewed 24 August 2016

I stayed at the Nelson House B&B for a 3 night stay with my family and it was such an amazing experience. The staff here are nothing short of fantastic. Dee has such a positive vibe when she is around and let me tell you, she cooks the most delicious breakfasts. Their location is a walking distance to everywhere. From...

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Veronica L, General Manager at Nelson House B & B, responded to this review

Hi Pam, Thank you for your feedback. We are ecstatic you enjoyed your stay with us. Dee takes pride and joy in her cooking and is overjoyed by the feedback you have given her. Being located in the heart of downtown, we do hope you were able to experience everything our beautiful city had to offer. We do hope you...

Campbell River, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Was looking for something in the West End of Vancouver while visiting family. Found Nelson House online and booked. Very enjoyable stay. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was very good and wholesome. The B&B is an old house that has been converted. Our room was a suite on the top floor and very comfortable. There was no shower...

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Veronica L, General Manager at Nelson House B & B, responded to this review

Hi Lescres, Thank you for your feedback/review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us while you visited our beautiful city of Vancouver. Due to our house being an amazing 104 years old, standing tall and strong yet fragile in its own way, it is very difficult to install an elevator without fully renovating our house. Our top...

Augsburg, Germany
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We really enjoyed our stay in Nelson House B & B. Our Room (Vienna) had a cosy atmosphere and was clean. Breakfast was excellent and staff very friendly and helpful. Great value in total as well. We absolutely recommend a stay at this place.

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Veronica L, General Manager at Nelson House B & B, responded to this review

Hi Jstrassberg, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are overjoyed that you enjoyed your stay with us during your visit to Vancouver. We take pride in the happiness of our guests and hope to continue doing so. We welcome you back anytime and hope we are able to see you again. Thank you, NELSON HOUSE MANAGEMENT TEAM

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This business was sold the day we arrived. As a result it was a shambles in terms of admin as the ladies left to keep the house running weren't sure how many nights we were staying. They worked tirelessly though while we were there to keep the place ticking and were always cheery, made lovely breakfasts and checked on us...

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Veronica L, Manager at Nelson House B & B, responded to this review

Hi Bckpckrau, Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate the information you have given us. The old owners have tried their very best to keep the Bed & Breakfast running, but no one is perfect. What we can do, as the new owners/management team is try to be as close to perfect as possible. As a result of the transfer...

Bundaberg, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2016

we stayed 2x2 days at the b&b, Michael was fantastic, everything had a place, the b/fast was to die for , it was amazing what michael could wiz up!! keep doing it, we had the Holliwood room, with a view over the garden, plenty off room, the room had a shower toilet ect. we left a suitcase and backpack with...

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VancouverCalling, Owner at Nelson House B & B, responded to this review

Thank you "happy". So glad you enjoyed our Hollywood room. Come again. Try our Bombay or Cabin rooms, maybe even the Shangri-La suite! Michael will wiz up another delicious breakfast:) All the best, David

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We booked an Alaska cruise leaving from Vancouver. And we typically stay at Marriott hotels in order to accumulate points to use for ski holidays in Utah and Colorado. But we decided we wanted something with a bit more character this time and took a chance. And we are so glad we did. Nelson House has a terrific location just...

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VancouverCalling, Owner at Nelson House B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking a chance on us, beardelmar. In my humble opinion, more hotel folks should discover the B & B experience. Nelson House offers character, comfort & convenience and we loved having you stay! All the best, David

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West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along with the sunrise, offering breathtaking views at any time of day. The West End merges together so many looks and flavors probably because it functions a hub: its the leafy pit-stop between nightlife and entertainment venues along Davie Street, and the shopping paradise that is Robson Street, offering visitors beautiful parkland to rest on, and quick, easy food to re-fuel with in between ventures.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Character, comfort and convenience in Vancouver's downtown, West End. A three-story, century old home operating as a bed and breakfast since 1990. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nelson House B & B

Address: 977 Broughton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2A4, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > West End
Price Range: $79 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Nelson House Hotel Vancouver
Nelson House Bed And Breakfast
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“The only 2 rooms we saw were very small, with only one place to sit other than the bed.”
 of 5 bubbles CMFriend, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Vienna room was very charming”
 of 5 bubbles jstrassberg, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“go for the holliwood room.”
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 of 5 bubbles happyBundaberg, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“loved the Bombay Room. Nephew and husband liked the Hollywood room as well.”
 of 5 bubbles W7014AXleeh, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose one with a private bath if available. Hollywood is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles lgenfregeau, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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