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“Best B&B ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” 5 of 5 stars
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12014 Trayler Place, Summerland, British Columbia V0H 1Z7 , Canada   |  
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Ranked #1 of 20 Summerland B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“Best B&B ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2007

This B&B is without comparison to any other I've ever been in my life. I've travelled New England several times, stayed in a bunch of other bed and breakfasts in Canada as well as some other Inns in Europe, but have never seen something like this. Perfect is the only word I can find for it. If it's not for the region (I didn't think Summerland is the place to come back to...) I would wanna go back again just to be in the apples'n'quails.
But let me try to get less emtional and a little more helpful as trip advisor... Summerland reminded me of the Italian lakes. From the B&B you have a wonderful view of the Okanagan lake and some vineyards (the owners grow some wine themselves). Chris and Elaine had their house built with the idea of a B&B in mind already. Since the house is built on a hill every room has a lake view. You get window seats, a porch with comfortable chairs and your own living-room with a fireplace. If you get the chance go there as a party of four, two couples for instance. That way you have all of the downstairs area for your own privacy. If don't find the area more exciting than I did, you can puzzle, choose from a quite up to date DVD collection, make yourselves some tea or coffee and chill in the hottub. And take some time for the terrific breakfast Elaine and Chris make. They are wonderful cooks and they have interesting stories to tell...
If this B&B would've been in another place of the world we would've never been able to afford a stay there! It's much more than a five star deluxe hotel!

  • Liked — everything
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed June 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2007

One of our best B&B experiences. Elaine and Chris make wonderful hosts and both contribute their creative talents to making Apples 'n Quails a truly marvelous place to stay. All of the details are thought of, from a welcoming glass of wine to cookies before bed! The room was wonderfully appointed with everything we needed, the hot tub was a wonderful way to end the day, and the breakfasts were a great way to start it - large, inviting, creative and wonderfully prepared.

If I had to find something to complain about it would be that they are such wonderful people to talk to that it is hard to get on with your day!!

Ian and Kendra

  • Liked — Elaine and Chris
  • Disliked — All was good!
  • Stayed June 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Apples and Quails Bed & Breakfast

Address: 12014 Trayler Place, Summerland, British Columbia V0H 1Z7 , Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Okanagan Valley > Summerland
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Summerland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury, Full-Service Boutique B&B perched on the side of Summerland's most prominent extinct volcano, Giants Head Mountain. This quality built air conditioned home includes such features as window seats, private decks, rustic hardwood floors, fireplaces, hot tub overlooking a hobby vineyard and lake beyond. Large guest rooms with private en suites and sitting areas. Theme Queen Rooms and common sitting room. Microwave, Refrigerator, Barista. Assorted afternoon snacks. Seasonal Gourmet Breakfasts. Locally Roasted Coffee. Special Diets available. WiFi and laundry available. Down Duvets and Spa Robes. Minutes from downtown. ... more   less 

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