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The Pine & Picket B&B

511 Drake Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 2S8, Canada
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The Pine & Picket B&B
Ranked #1 of 33 Nanaimo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a lovely stay. This was a friendly and relaxed stop over for us on the way back to Vancouver. Beautiful room, very friendly hosts, wonderful breakfast and a brief bush with the otter (it lives in the garden!!). We loved it here and would highly recommend the convenience to the ferry terminal and lovely walk to the harbour. A... More

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Seattle, Washington
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. Both rooms are very private with their own bath. The views are terrific. Best of all, however, is the un intrusive hospitality from the proprietors - and the fabulous breakfast. We enjoyed a walk into town and a good night's rest before feasting on a delicious meal of waffles and sausage in the morning. I'm not generally... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most comfortable stay on the island!! This should be in the manual for the only way to run a B&B. Your hosts greet you with the most wonderful atmosphere. The food is amazing with Anya being a red seal French trained chef, while Ingvar has many stories and an amazing voice to keep everyone on cloud 9. Within 5... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled across Canada late June early July. We decided to vary our stays between B&Bs and hotels. Based on our stay with Anya and Ingvar, we really wished we had opted for B&Bs. We enjoyed wonderful hospitality, excellent accommodation, and more importantly Anya's extraordinary breakfasts! From Eggs Benedict, waffles with flambé bananas with fresh fruit and crispy bacon, fresh... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reviews are right on. Comfy room (we had the Provence), very friendly and helpful hosts, and the gourmet breakfast prepared with our dietary restrictions was out of this world! Truly, we were astonished at the quality of the food - we would go back just for the amazing breakfast!! And very reasonably priced for the quality!

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so pleasantly surprised by this wonderful B&B. We have stayed in so many and had wonderful experiences in almost all, but this was the best of the bunch. Ania and Ingvar ( sorry about spelling) go to great lengths to make you feel at home and more. As soon as we arrived we were made welcome. The rooms... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ania and Ingvar are the perfect hosts for this perfect, bright, clean and welcoming B&B near the ferry dock. We spent only two nights here on our quick island visit from Calgary but would easily book again on our next visit. The breakfasts were exceptional as we headed out on our travels and the hosts made you feel at home... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Our stay at the Pine and Picket was at the beginning of a two-week road trip, but after one night at the Pine and Picket, we were wishing to spend the rest of our vacation with Ania and Ingvar. Bed and breakfast's always feel daunting, essentially 'moving' in to someone else's home... but with Ania and Ingvar you didn't feel... More

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Difficult to find a B&B that compares to this treasure! My friend and I have returned for four consecutive years and already have the next year's dates reserved! Wonderful hosts, clean and comfortable beds, exceptional food, great location. Could go on and on…Gets a 10 out of 10 from us! J & V

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Auvernier, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The Pine and Picket - the bed and breakfast where you arrive a stranger but leave as part of the family.  The hosts Ingvar and Ania have created the most charming of establishments -  beautiful, en suite rooms, beds you won't want to get out of, outstanding breakfasts that will make you do just that, which, combined with Ania's delightful... More

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Address: 511 Drake Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 2S8, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Pine & Picket Hotel Nanaimo
The Pine & Picket Bed And Breakfast

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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 
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