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Lodge at The Old Dorm Bed and Breakfast

460 Melmore Road, British Columbia V0N 1G0, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing place to stay. Dan was by far the most welcoming host I spoke to when calling around the island for a place to stay. The property was perfectly kept with climbing plants and beautiful flowers surrounding the entrance. My room was small, and the bathrooms were shared, but neither became an issue for my boyfriend and I.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stayed in the Cecelia room, which has an enormous soaker tub. Staff was friendly and accommodating. B&B is walkable from the ferry. Has a couple common areas which are nice and allow for socializing with other guests if you feel so inclined. Great patio. Bed was comfortable. The breakfast was absolutely off the hook and dietary preferences were accommodated. Only... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I had a reservation at the Lodge for three nights; when I arrived to check in, there was no one to be found. I continued to check back over the course of the next 5 hours or so, When no one turned up, and with all my calls going straight to voicemail, I had no choice but to return to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed with Dan for 2 nights in April and loved it! He was a great host, the room (Lady Alexandra) was comfortable and I loved the soaker tub. Dan went out of his way to make sure we loved the breakfasts, and gave local advice. The location was perfect, we walked into town often. Check out the some of... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My boyfriend and I had the pleasure of spending a week at this lodge and we absolutely loved it. It is a beautiful spot with a wonderful garden patio to spend time in or to just lounge in one of the many living rooms throughout the lodge. Our en suite bathroom came with an incredible soaker tub. The hospitality from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Dan is always the best of hosts. His gentle style and the excellent food make this our favourite "away" but still close to home escape from the city. This visit we learned more culinary tips and tricks. I have also stayed here on corporate retreats twice and Dan provides a full set of meals for those retreats. The great room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The old dorm is a great place to stay if you are visiting Bowen Island. The location is amazing and the host was very friendly and accommodating. Breakfast is delicious and we will definately be coming back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

What an amazing place!!!!! I have to admit we were recommended this place by a friend on Bowen who knows Dan, however this had not clouded our judgement on the b and b at all. You pull up and Dan is instantly there to greet you and make you feel welcome. We were shown around and shown to our beautiful... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Lodge at the Old Dorm goes beyond my expectations in terms of beauty and service. The host, Dan is extremely gracious and hospitable. My boyfriend and I were very fortunate to be accommodated by him after finding the B&B last minute. We were greeted by Dan as soon as we pulled in after taking the last ferry into the... More 

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Thank littlebearxo
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The Old Dorm is a cozy, quiet B&B with lots of character. It's a ten minute walk from the village and a five minute walk to beautiful trails around Killarney lake. Don was very friendly and helpful and made us an unforgettable five star breakfast. We look forward to returning in the summer.

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