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Beachside Garden B&B

10.0 | Perfect
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1-minute walk from the beach, great free breakfast and rooms, helpful staff

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Many lodgers praised their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • The hotel's location was described as tranquil and easily accessible
  • Several travellers enjoyed the quality of the free breakfast
Cons
  • One of the hotel's rooms was described as small
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 20, 2014
Overview
Located about a 1-minute walk from Elliot Beach and a 15-minute drive from the Trans-Canada Highway, Beachside Garden B&B is geared towards car travellers who prefer a small hotel with a free breakfast and easy access to the beach and highway.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, cable TV and a private bathroom. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and pets are not permitted.

The hotel also offers a guest lounge, common kitchen facilities, BBQ facilities, wedding facilities, a garden, a free breakfast and free parking. 

Ladysmith's city centre, Woodley Range Ecological Reserve and Nanaimo Airport (YCD) are all about a 25-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 3, 2014)

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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms, location and breakfast.

Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as informative, attentive, welcoming and helpful with suggestions and recommendations.

The hotel's accommodations were praised by numerous reviewers. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, spacious, well equipped and well maintained, with comfortable beds and beautiful ocean views. A couple of guests had complaints about their rooms, however (see below).

Many travellers enjoyed the hotel's location. They found it beautiful, tranquil and easily accessible, as well as close to the beach, restaurants and several parks. One patron noted, "It is the perfect spot to launch a kayak from and paddle around all day. Seals, otters, birds, starfish, this place has it all".

Several lodgers complimented the hotel's breakfast, describing it as wonderful, delicious and satisfying. One guest remarked, "Breakfast was absolutely fantastic, healthy, and delicious. We had fresh smoothies, fresh muffins, fresh fruit...everything tasted so good".
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of complaints about the rooms. One guest found their room to be on the small side and one reviewer mentioned a noisy bathroom fan.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #1 of 10 Ladysmith B&B and Inns with an average rating of 5 out of 5 from 156 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.9 out of 5 with a 100% recommendation rate from 7 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.9 out of 5 from 7 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 3, 2014 to verify some information.

Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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Map Marker Beachside Garden B&B
3788 Fearn Way, Ladysmith, BC