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The Float House Inn

HWY 20, END | Government Public Wharf, Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1H0, Canada
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Sweet place to stay for a couple of nights! We enjoyed being on the water, the views and the boat activity around us. Host-owner was so helpful and interesting. The houseboat is well-equipped and like a tiny cottage...We had a rental car - necessary if you arrive as foot passengers on the ferry - as the harbour is away from... More 

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Williams Lake
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The overall experience was awesome. Amazing views...great seal and bird watching. It's a bit of a walk if you have any challenges with walking.However well worth the trek and the owners arranged to have someone meet us to help carry bags.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I don't have words to describe this place. Truly a magical place with breathtaking scenery and wonderful host. Will definitely go back again in few years in September or October to see grizzlies as we didn't see any grizzlies this time since we went there in Early July.

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Thirroul, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Float Inn was wonderful. It's cute and romantic, unique, and very comfortable with everything you might need ... only problem was having to leave it. It is located on a quiet part of a working wharf and watching the coming and goings of the boats (and harbour seals) was all part of the fun. The owner is a gem and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stayed at the Float House Inn this summer and had an amazing stay! The unique, quaint Float House is both comfortable and super fun. The view off the back deck is second to none!! One of our favourite activities was cooking our dinner off the back of the boat on the onboard barbecue and sitting eating it on the... More 

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Vancouver, Wa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and I and our 2 dogs stayed on the Float House Inn for several nights. It is a one of a kind cute little houseboat docked in the Bella Coola marina. The view from the back of the boat is beautiful and constantly changing, this is one of the best things about the Float House Inn. We loved... More 

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We thought two nights might be enough for a family of 4 on a floating boat, but I wish we had booked it for the whole week! It was my favorite accommodation in our 3 week trip in BC. The photos don't do it justice. The inside is super comfortable with a fully stocked kitchen including an herb garden on... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

My hubby and I spent our 4th wedding anniversary at the Float House Inn and it amazing...the drive in was terrifying and beautiful, and our first sight of the Bella Coola Harbour & the Float House Inn literally left us speechless. Spectacular scenery, amazing people and the cutest accomodation ever. Great welcome and thoughtful hosts ensured we had everything we... More 

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carstom, Owner at The Float House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for such a great review. We recently upgraded the master suite to a custom memory-foam mattress. (May, 2014) We hope to see you again. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

A hop skip and a steep road to Bella Coolla for the ferry saw us on a cute little house boat sipping wine on the roof garden on a summers evening. The host was amazing and nothing was too much trouble. With one double bed and two singles, the four of us had an amazing time each evening giggling at... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I can't recommend The Float House Inn enough. The facilities on board are just what you need, and who would have thought such a small wash room would have such a great (and hot) shower! The view from the back and top balconies was fantastic - we arrived prepared with food and drink for our two nights, and couldn't get... More 

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