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Haddon House Bed and Breakfast

9.9 | Excellent
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Guests praised beautiful rooms, free breakfast and exceptional staff and service

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free full breakfast and free on-site parking
  • Many guests felt the service was exceptional and that the staff went above and beyond
  • The breakfast was favourable and many guests felt the selection and quality was great
  • Many guests were impressed with the general state of the rooms and descibed them as well-kept and clean
  • According to many reviewers, the hotel was conveniently located to restaurants, shops and attractions
Cons
  • One guest had an isolated noise complaint
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 12, 2013
Overview
This hotel is surrounded by many walking trails and local attractions like the Burnaby Village Museum and Burnaby Art Gallery are within walking distance (both 5-minutes southeast). These attractions may make this hotel suitable for travellers who want the option to explore the area by foot.

This hotel is 100% smoke-free and offers 3 individually climate controlled suites. Each suite features free Wi-Fi, a flatscreen TV with cable, a DVD player and a hair dryer. An iron and ironing board are available to guests upon request. Some suites feature an arm chair and ottoman, a fireplace, an armoir and a walk-in closet. All bathrooms are private, however, not all are en-suite.

Free breakfast is offered to all guests and includes items like baked goods, fruit, yogurt and hot items like omelettes, pancakes and crepes. Breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 9 am.

On-site parking is complimentary and there is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Pets are not permitted to stay at this hotel.

Other amenities include a business centre (computer, printer and phone), a guest pantry with complimentary snacks and beverages, a common area microwave and mini-fridge, a DVD/CD/book library and guest laundry.

Downtown Vancouver is 23-minutes southeast by car from the hotel, while Simon Fraser University is an 18-minute drive away. Hart House Restaurant, a fine dining lakeside restaurant, is within walking distance, a 7-minute walk or 5-minute drive. Shopping is available at Metrotown, an 8-minute drive (southeast) of the hotel. The nearest Trans-Canada Highway interchange is an 11-minute drive southeast from the property. (All driving and walking estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with the front desk February 8, 2013: breakfast menu and hours, free Wi-Fi, bathrooms and business centre.

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The Good
Many reviews sourced for this analysis were positive and guests were generally happy with their stay and would return to this hotel. Guests enjoyed all aspects of their stay but mentioned the staff, the breakfast, the rooms and the location as highlights.

The biggest compliment among reviews was in regards to the staff. Many guests mentioned that the hosts went out of their way to make them feel comfortable. Several guests felt the hosts were extremely knowledgeale of the area and attractions and appreciated getting their recommendations.

Many guests were impressed with the quality and selection of breakfast. Several reviewers liked that the items were fresh, nutritious and that the quantity was ample.

The rooms were another highlight and many guests complimented the general state of the rooms and described them as well-kept and clean.

Additionally, the hotel grounds were also mentioned and many guests felt the hotel was well-maintained and clean. Several guests felt the restoration of the home was done beautifully.

The location was another big draw for guests. Many reviewers liked that the location was quiet but was still close enough for sightseeing and to shops and restaurants. Some guests felt the location was easy to find and easily accessible from the Trans-Canada Highway.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, there were no negative reviews of this property. However, there was an isolated noise complaint. The guest thought the walls were a little thin and could hear other guests in the neighbouring room.
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Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca rated this hotel 5 out of 5 based on 3 reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this #1 out of 2 B&B's in Burnaby based on 40 reviews.

The author called the hotel to verify some information on February 8, 2013.
Editor's Analysis by Jennee R.
Analyzed by Jennee R.
Jennee loves to travel and loves to live vicariously through others to help them find the right place to rest their heads while away from home.
Guest Reviews
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Rated 9.9/10 based on 55 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 12 hotels in Burnaby

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Map Marker Haddon House Bed and Breakfast
5558 Buckingham Avenue, Burnaby, BC