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Guests feel B&B is well-appointed, has friendly hosts and good free breakfast 

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • The staff were frequently praised for their friendly and accommodating service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing restaurants on foot
  • A couple of reviewers enjoyed the on-site sundeck
Cons
  • Some guest rooms have shared bathrooms
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 25, 2013
Overview
This B&B is situated among restaurants and shops in downtown Nelson. Offering seven rooms, some with shared bathrooms, this property is well suited for guests who prefer more intimate accommodations.

The rooms are 100% smoke free, although smokers are welcome in the outdoor areas, such as the garden terrace and sun-deck. Each room is uniquely furnished. All rooms include free Wi-Fi. Select rooms include a TV and/or an en suite bathroom. Rooms are furnished with a double bed, a queen bed, one queen bed and one double bed, or a queen bed and a sofabed.

The premium suite is furnished with one king bed, a sofabed, an en suite bathroom, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a private garden terrace and an MP3 dock. The suite is the only room that has the option of an in-room breakfast service, which carries an additional fee of $15 per two people. This room is not available December through February.

This property also offers a four-room apartment that is furnished with two queen beds and a double sofabed. The apartment is equipped with an en suite bathroom, a kitchen, a private entrance, a TV and DVD player, views of the lake and a dining table.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted. 

A free breakfast is served daily at 8 am and at 9 am. Earlier breakfast service and take-out breakfasts are also available on request. This property does not have an on-site restaurant or an elevator. This inn features a sun-deck with lounge chairs.

The Our Glass art gallery is a 2-minute walk away, while the Nelson Museum and Art Gallery is 4 minutes away on foot. The Chahko-Mika Mall is 12 minutes away on foot. Lake Side Park is a 4-minute drive away, while the Granite Pointe Golf Club is 5 minutes away by car. Kokanee Provincial Park is a 20-minute drive away. The West Kootenay Regional Airport (YCG) is about 35 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on March 22, 2013: The free breakfast is served daily at 8 am and at 9 am. Earlier breakfast service or take-out breakfasts are also available on request.
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The Good
This B&B received rave reviews and many guests indicated that they were likely to return in the future. Many aspects of this property were praised among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed. One reviewer described the decor as delightful and a couple of guests thought that the house in general was well furnished.

Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast, with one guest describing the breakfasts as varied and wonderful. A few guests specifically mentioned enjoying the homemade granola.

The hosts were frequently complimented for their friendly and accommodating service. A few reviewers said that the hosts provided excellent restaurant recommendations.

Many guests found the property centrally located in Nelson and many reviewers mentioned that they accessed downtown restaurants on foot.

A few reviewers described enjoyable conversations with other guests and a couple of reviewers enjoyed the on-site sun deck.
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The Bad
There were no concerns or complaints found for this property among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, guests considering this property should note that some rooms have shared bathrooms.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.9 out of 5, with 100% of 16 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 15 B&B and Inns in Nelson, with an average score of 5 out of 5, from 227 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 22, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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hotels in Nelson

Rated 9.7/10 based on 537 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 7 hotels in Nelson

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Map Marker Cloudside Inn
408 Victoria Street, Nelson, BC