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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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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Ruth and Rex are the most charming hosts. They have a beautiful home which they generously share with travellers. I brought the daily 3 course menus home to show my daughter who is a foodie. Ruth and Rex also recommended a great local restaurant and were very helpful with any information that we requested.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i usually stay at a downtown business hotel but when I read the Thistledown House reviews I decided to try something different. What a wonderful surprise! Exquisite, quiet, warm, friendly and engaging owners, gourmet breakfast included, morning hikes in original growth forest just across the road. And big hugs when departing. And one final pleasant surprise-although surrounded by cedar forests,... More

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Koblenz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful property and a very warm and cosy atmosphere. We felt really, really welcomed and enjoyed our stay very much. Additionally, we had our best breakfast ever!!! a three course menu in every morning- unbelievable. we will come back soon!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was delightful. We found everything to be perfect from the warmth of the hosts Rex and Ruth to the comfort of our room, loved the sitting area with fireplace. The gourmet breakfast was so elegant and tasty but most of all the great conversations at the breakfast table was a fabulous way to start our day. Thank you... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ruth and Rex are so delightful and engaging! Our Room had a lovely view of their manicured garden and we so looked so forward to the gourmet breakfast each morning! Ruth, an artist and architect by profession, is an amazing chef! The presentation as well as the taste could rival any five star restaurant! Rex, former history professor, is absolutely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful property run by beautiful people. The gourmet breakfast each day was delicious and it was fun hearing the stories of other travelers. We enjoyed our stay immensely and plan to visit again.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

On the way to Vancouver Island we stopped off for one memorable night at Thistledown. What a warm welcome, a superbly designed and equipped room, a fantastic garden and setting with a variety of entertaining bird life. In the morning the breakfast can only be described as, "one of the best ever" and unforgettable. We hope to meet our charming... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My sister and I stayed at Thistle Down House just one night but wished we could have stayed a week. Location is great and walking distance to Swing Bridge. Fell in love with the beautiful gardens. Cozy and Clean rooms. Ours had a attached sitting room and a very large bathroom! Soft Comfy Bed. Awesome Breakfast, Great Hosts!! A Special... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

When booking accommodation ahead from so far away you never quite know what lies ahead. What a joy to find such a gem of a place waiting. Delightful hosts Rex and Ruth, Liz too with the gorgeous breakfasts made our stay memorable. The room was lovely and the attention to detail excellent, this is B & B at the highest... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My husband and I just stayed at ThistleDown House for 5 days/ 6 nights last week in the "Under the Apple Tree" room and now we will tell everyone going to Vancouver that they must stay there. Rex, Ruth and Liz do a wonderful job in every aspect from the most amazing breakfasts we have ever had (they were even... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — ThistleDown House 4*
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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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