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HWY 20, END | Government Public Wharf, Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1H0, Canada
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The Float House Inn
Ranked #4 of 8 Bella Coola B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Rafael, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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North Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We loved our time in the Float House Inn - by far the unique and wonderful experience in our coastal BC circle tour. We too enjoyed our kayak trip - we went up the coast a bit and explored the beautiful scenery easily accessed from the harbour location of the Float House Inn. We tried crabbing with equipment supplied -... More

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Vancouver, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

A great experience. We loved the location, the amenities and the helpful owners. The view from the stern of the mountains, the fishing boats leaving in the morning, kayaking into the estuary with the boat provided with the Float House Inn really made it a unique and special experience. The owners were very helpful, showed us how to crab fish... More

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Kamloops, Canada
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30 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

We would like to thank you very much for the wonderful stay aboard the Float house Inn! Your attention to detail and cleanliness is outstanding! We enjoyed a kayak around the harbor and loved exploring the old cannery. We had the best time just sitting outside by candle light with our glass of wine and listening to the very comical... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

We had a great time aboard The Float Inn. The owner was most helpful and showed us how all amenities worked and it was an amazing way to start our holiday in the Bella Coola area. Thank you so much. We loved the seals that came right up to the boat.

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williams, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

The Float House Inn is totally unique! Rocked to sleep each night by the sea, pulling giant Dungeness crabs over the stern, becoming part of the dock community around you and staring at the incredible scenary until your eyes hurt! All of this and a quaint, comfortable place to stay! Friendly folks in Bella Coola and up the valley and... More

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San Jose, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

Perfect setting to relax and watch the wildlife: seals and bald eagles . Fish for crab yourself or get fresh local salmon, friendly location a short stroll away,from a wonderful welcoming community. The boat is well equipped, comfortable and unique. We can't wait to get back there.

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Address: HWY 20, END | Government Public Wharf, Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1H0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Bella Coola Valley > Bella Coola
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Float House Inn Bella Coola, Bella Coola Valley

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A great alternative to cabins/cottages! Located overlooking the Bella Coola estuary. Life on the water with all the comforts of home. Bring your boats/kayaks & simply raft right up. Spend your days fishing, crabbing & exploring the area's local hot springs. Spend your nights feasting on the day's catch while the local seals & sea-lions entertain you. ... more   less 
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