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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Seattle, Washington, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us stayed at this BnB when we visited, with two of our travel companions saying this was their first BnB experience. We were greeted in the driveway by one of the sweet dogs who lives here. We met the other one shortly thereafter. We were then greeted inside and shown the house and the grounds. After getting settled,... More

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must if you travel to Vancouver. Beautiful home with very comfortable rooms. Moreover the staff is unbelievable. Ruth, Tex and Liz are so attentive. They serve a three course breakfast fit for a king and queen. Their other visitors are so interesting. Take some time in their lovely garden as well. These are wonderful people.

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Spring, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at Thistledown was the best decision we made when we visited Vancouver. Ruth and Rex are the heart of Thistledown and every turn in the garden and every corner of their home tell the tale of their tender loving care. Thistledown is a couple of blocks away from public transportation, no need to bring a car. Terrific restaurants are... More

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Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first B&B experience and it was a wunderful experience thanks to the care and attention extended by Ruth, Rex & Liz. We were made to feel as though we were part of a family getting together after some time apart. Would I return if in Vancouver? YES. Would I recommend ThistleDown to friends and family members I... More

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes I agree with the hundreds of others you loved their stay here. The house and garden are quaint and lovely and the breakfast delicious. As mentioned in the subject line the noise from Capilano Road is evident. I cannot understand why there is some much traffic.

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Kibworth Leicester England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ThistleDown is the perfect holiday home to stay. The hosts Rex, Ruth and Liza are just the people to make your stay unforgettable in every way. The food is out of this world... perfectly cooked and presented. The home has to be seen to be appreciated and your every comfort will met 100%. Go there and share our delight and... More

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Portland, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's difficult to add meaningful words about ThistleDown House without being redundant, so read through the other reviews for more specifics. I endorse every 5 star comment. Rex and Ruth and Liz, as well, appear to love what they are doing. They each add their own personal flavor to the mix so that I can't imagine any addition that would... More

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The hosts, Rex and Ruth, were genuinely welcoming. They were extremely informative about everything from places to visit for free to local restaurant choices. The building is historic with a beautifully planted garden full of flowers. The house is extremely well organised for guest needs e.g. residents 'fridge, honesty bar, etc. The rooms are spotless and well equipped. The highlight... More

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Paris, Île-de-France, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Everything about this B and B is exceptional, from the warm and welcoming hosts to the beautiful and exquisitely furnished rooms and the spectacular three-course breakfasts. Ruth and Rex cultivated a wonderful atmosphere that led to several stimulating conversations with the other guests around the breakfast table (including a pair of newlyweds who had just spent their wedding night at... More

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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What a wonderful way to spend our anniversary weekend in North Vancouver. After living away from N. Van for 24 years we choose ThistleDown House for it's location (close to our old stomping grounds) and its good reviews. We were not disappointed!! What an amazingly beautiful house, with lovely rooms, a great outside area that Rex & Ruth are happy... 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*
Number of rooms: 6
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