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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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Toronto, Ontario
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136 reviews 136 reviews
58 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night on our stopover in Nanaimo. We were in the Madagascar room, quaint room with bathroom with shower. There is parking in the front. We chose to walk into downtown. It took a good 40 minutes with some nice trails along the water. Ania made us brioche for breakfast with sausages and a big serving of... More

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Banff National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The B&B is very conveniently located in close proximity of the Ferry Terminal, but that is hardly the main reason why we enjoyed our stay there so much. Ingvar and Ania are fantastic hosts and I really hope to be back many times more. Our room and the gardens around the house were lovely. Ania kindly accommodated my dietary restrictions... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent 3 days enjoying the Pine & Pickett in July. Ania and Ingvar are fantastic hosts and fun to be around. We laughed a lot and shared many stories. The location is great and very close to downtown Nanaimo. The room was super comfortable with a nice balcony where we could sit and enjoy the view... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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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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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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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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