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“Wonderful Place, Wonderful Hosts!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Beach Taghum B&B

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Beach Taghum B&B
Ranked #7 of 13 Nelson B&B and Inns
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“Wonderful Place, Wonderful Hosts!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2012

My husband and I recently spent three nights in the Kingfisher room. It's charming and cozy and has all the warm touches you hope to find in a B&B. We were on a fairly long road trip and brought a lot of our own food. It was nice to have the common guest kitchen to keep food in the fridge/freezer and to prepare lunches and picnics. The weather was gorgeous during our stay so much time was spent lounging down by their private beach. Harold and Willa made sure we had everything we needed to be comfortable. They offered us the use of their canoe and bicycles and provided great tips on hiking trails and the best local restaurants or misc. sights not to be missed. The breakfasts were AMAZING!!! They are simply wonderful hosts and in fact when we went to our next B&B (less than stellar) along our trip, we both said "We miss Willa & Harold!".

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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beachtaghum, Owner at Beach Taghum B&B, responded to this review, July 26, 2012
Thanks so much for the wonderful comments. We so enjoy our guests and it's so rewarding to see this great feedback.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2012

We had a wonderful one night stay in the beautiful Kingfisher room. We loved it and wished we could have stayed longer. My husband thoroughly enjoyed the many books in the lounge area He was entertained for most of the evening. The view is spectular and looking over the water is so serene! We were fortunate enough to share our breakfast with Willa and could have chatted for hours with her! Thank you so much for the wonderful stay and looking very forward to the next time we are in the area!

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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beachtaghum, Owner at Beach Taghum B&B, responded to this review, July 19, 2012
Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We so enjoyed your company and do hope you'll have a return trip to Nelson.
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2012

We stayed in the Kingfisher Room. We loved having our own private entrance and view of beautiful gardens, lake and mountains. The room was very comfortable, large and well-equipped. En suite bathroom was also spacious. Excellent guest lounge with big-screen tv and kitchenette facilities.
Willa and Harold are the most welcoming hosts in every way! Scrumptious breakfasts!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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beachtaghum, Owner at Beach Taghum B&B, responded to this review, July 17, 2012
Thank you for your review. It's so nice to be appreciated and we do try to accommodate our guests. Hopefully we'll see you again.
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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2012

This was my third trip to Beach Taghum, having stayed before when I came to visit a dear family member. She recently passed away, and when we made our plans to come for her funeral I knew where I wanted us to stay. We were able to book the Kingfisher room this time, which oerlooks the gardens, beach, water and mountains, and has it's own private entrance.

On our 5 day stay, my husband and I were able to do the things we wanted and needed to do, then had this beautiful space to return to - to laugh, grieve, and relive memories. It was a sanctuary, and only minutes from downtown Nelson!

Harold and Willa were always warm and welcoming - very gracious hosts. The breakfasts were delicious: homemade breads, preserves, granola - and the tastiest egg dishes...as well as her mother-in-law's famous pancakes! All breakfasts were hearty, delicous, nutritious and very satisfying. We stayed at another B&B on our way back, and that just highlighted how special this place is. There were many special touches. We enjoyed the hot tub, the gardens, the beach, and the common area - which we had all to ourselves, as we were the only ones there this early in the season. It was a home away from home (except this one was in paradise :-)

We highly recommend Beach Taghum, and we will certainly return!

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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, Owner at Beach Taghum B&B, responded to this review, July 10, 2012
Thank you so much for this lovely review. It certainly was a pleasure to meet the two of you and we hope you'll come and visit us again soon.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2012

We arrived unexpectedly and were given a very warm welcome. Willa and Harold were eager to share their love of the region and were able to advise us on places to visit and good dining. We had a lovely room with very comfortable beds and there was a very spacious lounge with kichen facilities for the use of guests.

Because our visit was early in the season we weren't able to take full advantage of this beautiful lakeshore property. Boating and swimming would have been available in the summer months. Our intention was to stay for one night and we ended up staying for three. .

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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beachtaghum, Owner at Beach Taghum B&B, responded to this review, June 7, 2012
Thanks for the wonderful review. We do try to accommodate our guests in every way we can.
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2012

My husband and I stayed at this beautiful property for a second time. It was a nice feeling of waking up each morning and looking out of the window on green and spacious backyard surrounded by water. We played badminton and spent some time in the hot tub. I also enjoyed reading my book in one of the lounge chair. Our room was very clean,cosy and tastefully decorated,bed had a good matress. Breakfast had various things to offer:fruit salad,nuts,cereal,yougurt,homemade muffins,eggs,bacon and sausage.Big thanks to Willa and Harold for such a great time!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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beachtaghum, Owner at Beach Taghum B&B, responded to this review, June 7, 2012
Thanks for the lovely review. This is one of the reasons we've been awarded the "Best in Business Award" for the West Kootenays for the past 8 years.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2012

We have stayed at quite a few B & B's and this one did not disappoint. The breakfast was great and we were given a to go breakfast at 5:30 a.m. because we had an early morning ferry to catch. Didn't spend a lot of time on the property but it looked well maintained and the room was very clean and the common room had a big screen t.v. with lots of movies and books. It was also a very short drive to Nelson.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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beachtaghum, Owner at Beach Taghum B&B, responded to this review, May 26, 2012
Thank you for this review - we try our best to accommodate our guests whenever we can.
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Property: Beach Taghum B&B
Address: 3289 Granite Rd, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6X8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Nelson
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Quiet accommodation with waterfront view. Bedrooms have quality bedding & linens and all have private bath. Enjoy our lily and fish pond, barbecue and outdoors hot tub. Full varied breakfast using organic and the freshest of ingredients. Homemade breads and jams. Taxes included in rate. Guest lounge with kitchenette and 50" TV. Level entry and off street parking. Minutes from downtown Nelson. Markets, Shopping, Skiing, Golf, Hiking and water sports close by. ... more   less 
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