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The Bee & Thistle

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A guest house located in a 1908 heritage house situated next to "the Drive", which is 10 minutes by car from downtown Vancouver, Canada. Cozy rooms are a blend of historic and contemporary, with touches of luxury. Some have views of mountains and harbor. All rooms have queen or king beds, fridges, luxury linens, fireplaces, t.v., ensuite bathrooms, complimentary snacks & drinks. The Lions' Loft and Joey's Retreat are both suites with king (Joey) or queen (Loft) beds, full kitchens, lovely bathrooms, gas fireplaces and flat screen t.v.s. We are 1 1/2 blocks from Commercial Drive, which is a very popular and casual neighborhood with more than 60 moderately priced restaurants, coffee shops and pubs within easy walking distance. All Vancouver points of interest are easily accessible via public transit. The #20 bus stops 1 1/2 blocks from our house and the Commercial Drive/Broadway skytrain station is an easy 15 minute walk along vibrant Commercial Drive (or 5 min. bus ride).
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I couldn't recommend the Bee & Thistle with any higher enthusiasm. Every single room (Jody kindly showed us them all for the next time we stay and there will definitely be a next time) was decorated beautifully. The linens were quality and crisp, the bathrooms were gorgeous,
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We had an amazing anniversary stay at the Bee and Thistle. We stayed in the Florence room and had such a calm and lovely experience. The location is perfect—less than a 10 minute walk to get any type of meal any time of day or night. We even walked to downtown and back! Jody and
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Lovely place for a getaway. Close to what we wanted to do which was explore Little Italy on Commercial Drive. Beautiful heritage home with views of the mountains and even Lion's Gate Bridge from our room (Ivy). Updated bathroom, comfortable bed and all of the conveniences we
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This was our second stay at the Bee & Thistle. Hosts Lynn and Michael restored a century-old home last used as a rooming house to its original grandeur while adding the modern touches and conveniences we all expect today. Their latest project was converting a old basement
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The Bee and Thistle was a perfect place to stay, just a couple of blocks from a bus line, walking distance to the Sky Train (an easy ride to downtown), and right near numerous restaurants, cafes and stores. Lynn and Michael were gracious, helpful hosts. They lent us cards for
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our room
Comfortable bed
living in the Victorian, with modern upgrades
each bathroom is unique and modern
The first little room: facing the back garden with a nice view.
"They are all beautiful but I loved Ivy's Room and the upstairs efficiency apartment is gorgeous as well."
"Try Joey's Retreat for an extended stay."
"I am sure they are all great based on our stay! Gorgeous and well maintained property!"
"Ivy’s Room has great windows and access to a balcony overlooking the front yard, neighborhood and surrounding flowers and trees."
"We loved Joey s retreat as it was like a whole private appartment ."
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