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Stoneshire Guesthouse

8.9 | Very Good
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5-min. walk from lake, free breakfast delivered to rooms & in-room kitchens

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as generally comfortable and spacious
  • Many reviewers found the surrounding neighbourhood to be quiet
  • The food served for the free breakfast was frequently praised by guests
  • Several guests thought that the in-room kitchens were well equipped
  • The hosts were complimented for their friendly service by several guests
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • A couple of guests complained about noise disturbances from inside the property
  • A couple of reviewers mentioned that their rooms were not stocked with enough towels
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 9, 2014
Overview
This B&B is situated in a somewhat residential area, about a 5-minute drive west of the town centre. Access to Dutch Lake is about 5 minutes away on foot.

This property offers two smoke-free suites and both suites include free Wi-Fi, a kitchen, a sitting area and a private bathroom. The main floor suite has two bedrooms that may be booked separately, with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. 

A free breakfast is delivered to the suites each morning. This property does not have an on-site restaurant.

Other on-site amenities include free parking, a guest BBQ (made available for an additional fee of $20 per stay) and a garden.

Yellowhead Highway (Highway 5) is 3 minutes away by car, while the town centre of Clearwater is a 5-minute drive away. The town centre area features the North Thompson Sportsplex, the Wells Gray Tourist Information Centre and the Wells Gray Golf Resort.

Wells Gray Provincial Park (offering waterfalls and hiking) is a 5-minute drive away, while the city of Kamloops and the Kamloops Airport (YKA) are both about 1 hour and 45 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews sourced for this editorial, many guests described generally pleasant stays at this property.

The rooms were often described as generally comfortable and spacious, while several reviewers added that their rooms were clean and that the in-room kitchens were well equipped. A couple of guests found the rooms well appointed.

Many guests said that the free breakfast was tasty and offered generous portions. One reviewer said the free breakfast included "lots of baking, bread, fruit, cereal, juice..we didn't manage to get through it all!"

Many reviewers described the surrounding neighbourhood as quiet, while several guests found a restaurant and the lake within walking distance. One reviewer mentioned that the B&B had a "beautifully landscaped yard and lots of walking opportunities in the neighbourhood and adjacent trails".

The hosts were complimented for their friendly service by several guests and one reviewer stated that the "staff were very responsive to needs. Any problems we had were sorted immediately".

A couple of guests thought that this property offered good value for the money they spent.
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The Bad
There were a couple of common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. A couple of guests complained about noise disturbances, including loud sounds from the in-room fridge and noise from the neighbouring room.

A couple of reviewers mentioned that their rooms were not stocked with enough towels.
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Sources
Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.8 out of 10, based on 35 guest reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #10 out of 21 hotels in Clearwater, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 15 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.9
Very Good
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2 / out of 6
hotels in Clearwater

Rated 8.9/10 based on 23 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 6 hotels in Clearwater

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Location
  • Wells Gray Provincial Park (54.7 km)
Map Marker Stoneshire Guesthouse
332 Dutchlake Road, Clearwater, BC