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Wisteria Guest House

268 Park Drive, British Columbia V8K 2S1, Canada
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Philip1000 Sudbury, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sudbury, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent two nice nights at Wisteria this July. The owners are very helpful, and recommended that we eat at a great local farm to table restaurant. The highlight, however, was Bev's incredible breakfasts. Not just large, but they were at the height of gourmet world. One talented lady!

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Beijing, China
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Wisteria is a warm unpretentious home. Our family that is now living apart met for a wonderful weekend of sailing with my brother (Lorenda Sailing). The rooms are comfortable and affordable; we were 5 in our group. Everyone completely satisfied and happy! The breakfast is memorable…..unexpected artful combinations made from only the freshest ingredients. Visually beautiful and delicious!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed a long weekend at Wisteria B&B last July. The breakfasts were absolutely delicious and fairly fancy. They were served at 9am and were a great opportunity to chat with other guests. The owners were also very nice and helpful. The location is walking distance to the Visitors Center in Ganges. However, I would recommend bringing... More

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31 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My first stay at a B & B and I would definitely go back. The highlight for sure is the breakfast and hospitality of our hosts. The rooms were quite comfortable and although a shares bathroom, each one is shared between only 2 rooms so it's not that big of a deal. The gardens are pretty and the location is... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

We spent the weekend at Wisteria, celebrating my husband 's 50th birthday. The breakfasts were outstanding and the high tea we had was a really special treat. Every mouthful was a little taste of heaven. How often to you get the opportunity to eat food prepared by a world class chef at incredibly reasonable prices. The hosts were so generous... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My partner and I had a delightful one night stay at the Wisteria as part of a wine tour of Salt Springs and Vancouver Islands. Very tranquil setting, a few mins walk from Ganges with an awesome star filled sky to look up at on the walk back after dinner. Our room was charming and comfy, we slept like logs.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

As many have said, the breakfast is excellent and the property is lovely. However,for the price, I found the accommodation quite rustic. The room felt damp and the furniture was very plain. Len was helpful and friendly, while Beverly was curt at times and not very friendly. Too busy making croissants, I guess.

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lenbrown, Owner at Wisteria Guest House, responded to this review

I am only responding to this review in order to show how people see things differently. The previous reviewer stayed in the exact same room just a week before and found the room to be "delightful, with comfortable beds, lovely linens, and absolutely fabulous colors". At the same time, Beverly went from being "welcoming" to "not very friendly". Fortunately, most... More

Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

The Wisteria Guest House provided possibly the best breakfast I've ever eaten at a B&B. The guest house is extraordinarily well run, and our room was delightful, with comfortable beds, lovely linens, and absolutely fabulous colors. Beverly and Len were welcoming to me and my 12-year-old daughter, and gave excellent suggestions for exploring and eating, absolutely lovely and professional. The... More

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This guest house has beautiful gardens and lovely places to curl up with a good book if you wish. The hosts are skilled and experienced in the hospitality industry, especially Beverley who is a trained and experienced chef. Breakfast included warm almond croissants, fresh fruit and yogurt, eggs and good coffee. You are away from the hussle and bussle of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying two nights in this lovely B and B off the beaten path. I did some research for me and my 5 girlfriends to celebrate my 50th birthday. What drew me to this location was that there was room for all of us to spread out (lots of deck and gardens) and take in both private... More

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Address: 268 Park Drive, British Columbia V8K 2S1, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Salt Spring Island
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With 6 B&B rooms, 2 studios & a cottage to choose from, the Wisteria Guest House offers a variety of accommodation to suit your needs. Each morning, join everyone in the lounge for a gourmet 2-course breakfast prepared by co-owner, Beverly Brown, former pastry chef of the Westin Hotel in Manhattan. Relax amidst an acre of country gardens just a short walk from Ganges Village, marinas & seaplane harbour. ... more   less 
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