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ThistleDown House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   3910 Capilano Road, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4J2, Canada
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
NYC1232014 New York City, New York
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rex and Ruth were wonderful hosts and ThistleDown House was everything you could want in a bed and breakfast. The rooms were beautifully decorated and Rex and Ruth's breakfasts were delicious. The hosts truly go out of their way to accommodate their guests and you can see it in every detail.

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Edmonds, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I visited the ThistleDown House in late February and had a wonderful, relaxing time. Our trip was fairly last minute and our hosts were extremely accommodating. Rex, Ruth and Liz have created an exceptional environment; from the excellent breakfasts (truly, beyond my imagination) to the comfort of our room (The Library), everything was perfect. We are so... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at the Thistledown House a few weekends ago. The room was very comfortable, tastefully decorated and quiet. The bed was excellent. The breakfast in the morning was exceptional. We especially enjoyed the rice pudding as a starter. The proprietors go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. We are looking... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

What a great find for a weekend retreat close to the city of Vancouver. This historic house is beautiful. The wonderful décor in our guest room told a story. The whole house is like this. Let’s not forget about the breakfast, as it was superb (salmon eggs benedict). Rex, Ruth and Liz were wonderful hosts and when we left we... More

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The hosts are delightful. The house has character with matching decor. The breakfasts served are first class both in presentation and taste. The people we met were fun and interesting. The scottish mascots were an added touch. Thank you for opening your home to us.

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Nestled in a serene NW setting just 15 minutes from downtown we were confronted with the pull of one of the most amazing cities in North America and the desire to stay put and chat with Ruth (our incredible hostess, chef, and tour guide). We were delighted to experience such easy conversation with the guests while Ruth dazzled us with... More

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seattle washington
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

My husband and I were in Vancouver to do some shopping, wanted to stay close to town but not in the thick of the noise and crowds. Making the short hop across the bridge to North Vancouver was well worth it. The historic home is beautifully appointed, the hosts are beyond gracious and the food was gourmet. This is going... More

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Surrey, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We visited Thistledown late September as part of my husband's birthday weekend. We were warmly welcomed into this delightful ,beautifully appointed home and immediately felt comfortable with the gracious host, Liz. Rex and Ruth have created a most unique and exquisite getaway coupled with an inviting atmosphere and gourmet prepared food. A top choice for sure! We will be planning... More

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Overland Park KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We visited Vancouver in August and had the unparalleled pleasure to stay at this beautifully-appointed king suite. Ruth and Rex were more than gracious and the atmosphere was so welcoming and relaxing. We so enjoyed the three course breakfasts around the communal table with a revolving slate of guests from all over the world. Our only great was having to... More

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Orange County, Calif.
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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

You need only look at all the reviews for ThistleDown - as I write this there are 267 5-star reviews and nary a single lesser one. What does that tell you? This is one very spectacular B&B. As others have said, we're only sorry we didn't stay longer. We had no idea North Van was such a pretty place, and... More

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Address: 3910 Capilano Road, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4J2, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > North Vancouver
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #1 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in North Vancouver
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — ThistleDown House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A highly acclaimed, award-winning 1920 heritage-listed Craftsman style property fully restored and filled with fine antiques and works of art from around the world. Six rooms, all en suite, are beautifully finished and furnished and equipped with many amenities. Afternoon tea is served and breakfast is deliciously creative and multi-course. Fifteen minutes from the core of the city, ThistleDown House is situated on Vancouver's spectacular North Shore. ... more   less 
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