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ThistleDown House

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3910 Capilano Road, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4J2, Canada
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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you stay in North vancouver stay at the thistledown guest house. Brian is a fantastic host and very helpful and Liz ensures everything runs smoothly and that high standards are maintained. We spent leisurely mornings over gourmet breakfast relaxing and chatting with other guests around a large perfectly laid table. Exchanging travel tales and recommendations from Brian on how... More 

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Plantation, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What do you get when you mix a perfect blend of "Canadian Nice" with a beautifully renovated 90 year-old house? A romantic bed & breakfast experience! Hosts Virginia & Brian make all guests feel totally comfortable, as do all the members of their team. The house has beautiful paintings, period art and mementos of times gone by. The garden is... More 

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Sacramento CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautifully maintained home and garden. The owners were attentive and very helpful and the breakfast was spectacular. We stayed on the first floor and while the other rooms were very spacious, ours was quite small. I am not sure what the difference in price is but I was a bit disappointed in the size of room for the price. That... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Our second visit to the Thistledown house! It keeps getting better! Brian and Virginia are excellent hosts. Breakfast was superb! Slept like a baby on a super comfy bed. Still close enough to downtown when we wanted to go out. Enjoyed sitting outside in their backyard oasis, very calming. Without a doubt we will return!

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Rochester kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 days in June after a cruise, most beautiful little house with a lovely owner. Lovely location really relaxing and a short drive to stanley park and downtown Vancouver. Would lovely to stay here again

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Brian and Virginia offer a superb experience supported by their 'mentor' Christine. Without doubt Virginia presents the most memorable breakfasts in the most gracious surroundings and Brian brings fun and entertainment! A fantastic team and a brilliant business concept. Thank you for a brilliant experience!

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a mixed review. The common areas of the house and the grounds I'd say were excellent; however, the room we booked, "Sweet Tibby's" was only average and in need of some repair. -- We stayed 3 nights at ThistleDown before our Alaska cruise. Even though the location is outside Vancouver the drive into the city only took about... More 

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Rye, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Ditto on what others have already said. Liz has incredible culinary imagination that made our breakfast experience delightful. The only thing that surpasses her and Brian's graciousness was the company we met during our three day stay. While we thought we'd be out the door by 9 for sightseeing, we found ourselves still talking to our new friends from the... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My wife & I stayed at Thistle Down House for 3 nights in May & from the moment we arrived when we were warmly greeted by Liz we knew our stay would be perfect. Thistle Down House is a peaceful oasis, the house is so beautiful & the rooms superb. We chose Mulberry Peek which was beautifully appointed with a... More 

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stratford-upon-avon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My three friends and I were very lucky to find The Thistledown, we were lost in Van north and found a very warm welcome and helpful advice from Lyn the manager. We also stayed the night before venturing into the city. It was bliss, very comfortable and spacious rooms, delicious food and attentive service, many thanks.

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