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Windsor Guest House

325 West 11th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 1T3, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Edmonton Alberta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We have always enjoyed the hospitality and friendliness of our B&B hosts, but not this time. We arrived at 2 a.m., having made arrangements to gain entry, only to find the house uninhabited and icy cold. The heating was turned on next day. The reviews we had read had told us how friendly and helpful the host. Leslie, was. Sadly... More 

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Tlell, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our family lives on Haida Gwaii in Northwestern BC, and we often spend a night in Vancouver when traveling to other destinations. The Windsor House (or Douglas House) is our go-to accommodation. Super easy to get to from the airport - just take the Canada Line Skytrain to the Broadway City Hall Station, and Windsor House is just a 5... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We were going on a cruise to Alaska and wanted to arrive in Vancouver the day before to avoid any travel problems. Arrived the afternoon before and found everything in good order. Bed was nice, internet service, proprietor was fun to talk with. Next morning returned the scooter (see tip) after a great breakfast by the cook at the B&B.... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I stayed during a race I ran there and enjoyed it breakfast was good and fresh well prepared very close to subway perhaps two short blocks at most yet off the main street owner was helpful with directions and accommodating anything extra I had a small room but it worked clean place had a window near my bed so nice... More 

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Windsor325, live in manager at Windsor Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for this review, it is fun to remember back to the Marathon, we have a saying at Windsor House, those who can RUN,and those who cant, get up and make porridge, and bagels for all the runners, hand out the bandages and lube, and then go out to stand on the corner (in the pouring rain), and cheer for... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed here for two nights, it was a bit aquade to check in and there was a issue in the way we communicated to the host? The heating was confusing and we where unsure on how to operate. The B&B was nice and old looks great from the outside, the rooms are OK and the price is good, This... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Seems to be the practise to leave keys strapped to the front door! the room we stayed in was very clean with a good bed but a musty smell, the breakfast was very average, staff likewise, we were not impressed with the washer which was in a utility room close by being switched on at eight in the morning which... More 

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Leeds
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

When we arrived there was an envelope taped to the door with our name on it.Inside were the keys to our room and the code to open the front door. Not the best security for a guest house. The greeting we got from the house keeper was not very friendly, as she did not show us to our room just... More 

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Windsor325, evening staff at Windsor Guest House, responded to this review

I am so sorry you had such an unpleasant experience on your one night stay with us this summer, we do leave entry information for our guests at the front door when we are busy cleaning ( or as I was when you arrived, eating my dinner) Our homes have open kitchens for use by the guests to make tea... More 

yorkshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I am not usually a picky person, so I will start this review with the non negatives !!. You know you are going to be leaving SOON. The other one You DONT have to stay here. GOOD start. We drove down a lovely street to find the B&B on the right, so I pulled into the driveway (as I was... More 

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Windsor325, evening staff at Windsor Guest House, responded to this review

I am so sorry you had an unpleasant one night stay with us. We endeavor to please all our guests, but sometimes appear to come up short with cold toast , limited parking and wrinkled carpets, we will try to improve for future guests, and appreciate your comments. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The staff were very good at accommodating us on short notice, the biggest problem is they are on booking dot com and as a local user it is too hard to get a room. We stayed due to family being in the Vancouver general hospital as the location is very convenient. We managed to get two rooms for one night... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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155 reviews 155 reviews
29 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

First, I am what you call a "B& connoisseur", always staying in this type of accommodation for the opportunity to meet others and stay in a "home-like" atmosphere. This definitely fits that bill. You'll find your room key and information in an envelope taped to the door but, at most times, Leslie is there with a friendly hello and great... More 

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