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Crystal's View Vancouver Bed and Breakfast

9.5 | Excellent
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Charming European-style B&B in North Vancouver near trails and transit with stunning views

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Many reviewers described pleasant city views from their rooms
  • The hosts were frequently complimented for their welcoming service
  • The food at the free breakfast was frequently praised by guests
  • Several guests found their rooms to be well appointed
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 14, 2015
Overview
This B&B is located in a residential area and is a 3-minute drive to the nearest Trans-Canada Highway interchange. With only three rooms, this property is well suited for guests who prefer more intimate accommodations and are looking to explore the area by car or transit.

This property is 100% smoke free. All three suites include free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV and DVD player, a safe deposit box, a hair dryer, bathrobes, slippers, a stereo, an electric fireplace, an iron and ironing board, an en suite bathroom and turn-down service. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted. A free homecooked breakfast is served daily from 8 am to 10 am. This property has two floors and no elevator.

Other on-site amenities include wake-up calls, laundry facilities and concierge services.

Restaurants and shopping in downtown North Vancouver are a 5-minute drive away, while the waterfront area (including ferry terminals) is 9 minutes away by car. The ferry provides access to downtown Vancouver in about 12 minutes. The downtown area may also be accessed by car (about a 20-minute drive) and features the Harbour Centre Tower, nightlife venues, theatres, Rogers Arena (arena and concert venue) and BC Place Stadium. 

Stanley Park is an 11-minute drive away (via the Lions Gate Bridge), while the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is about 45 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Many guests had nothing but good things to say about this B&B, among the reviews used for this analysis, and many reviewers indicated that they were likely to return.

The rooms were frequently described as clean and comfortable. Several reviewers mentioned that their rooms were well appointed and one guest described his room as stunning. A couple of guests thought that the beds were comfortable and that their rooms were well equipped with luxury amenities (such as bathrobes and slippers).

The hosts were frequently complimented and guests described them as gracious, welcoming and knowledgeable about the area. 

The food served at the free breakfast was frequently praised by guests and reviewers thought that the breakfast was delicious and beautifully presented. A few guests appreciated that the hosts adjusted the menu to accommodate their food allergies.

Many reviewers described pleasant views from both their guest rooms and from the living room. A few guests thought that the house in general was beautiful and a couple of reviewers found the atmosphere relaxing.
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The Bad
There were no common concerns or complaints found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. 
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TripAdvisor.ca ranked this property #3 out of 22 North Vancouver B&B and Inns, with an average score of 5 out of 5, from 91 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
9.5
Excellent
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Rated 9.5/10 based on 207 reviews

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Map Marker Crystal's View Vancouver Bed and Breakfast
420 Tempe Crescent, North Vancouver, BC