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Lovely little downtown

My family and I went for a walk around and about Baker street on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alex G
Toronto, Canada
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Nelson: A Major Disappointment For Me

The Nelson PR business has done a great job selling a town that doesn't exist. Brochures and photos... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pleasanton, California
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Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G8, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family and I went for a walk around and about Baker street on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. We went into quiet a few little shops including two antique stores and two bookstores. It was a lovely little walk.

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Nelson PR business has done a great job selling a town that doesn't exist. Brochures and photos online show a picturesque town with many local artists displaying their wares. What is true is that Baker Street is home to counter culture dread lock and...More

1  Thank CMR01
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting shops, bars and cafes and restaurants. Nice relaxing way to pass a few hours just wandering.

Thank Revyblonde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from Nelson New Zealand was looking forward to this visit.I was not disappointed,this town is cool,the people rock. The cafes,shops and just walking around the place was relaxing.One must return in a winter to ski from here.The mountain bike tracks rock as well.Some of...More

1  Thank Fatalbert123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to baker street with my kids. They loved the candy store but there wasnt much else there for kids. There were some neat stores for household decor and adult clothing, there just wasn't much for the kids.

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's like two competing worlds. My second time to Nelson brings mixed feelings. Good: Really interesting shops, very unique. Lots of good food locations, terrific variety. Great backdrop obviously, really idealic setting. Friday night they closed down the street and had an amazing market, with...More

2  Thank FarAndWide68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting friends in Nelson we found ourselves walking Baker Street several times during our visit. We window shopped including several real estate postings. We checked out a few of the shops and stopped for breakfast one morning and coffee at Sidewinders on the second...More

Thank Tom7787
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice range of shops in Baker St. Parking on meters either on street or nearby. It was busy when were there on a FRiday morning - but all the staff in the shops we went into were relaxed and helpful

Thank Purton_Stoke_Travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Baker Street is the place to walk and snoop and relax. Lots of shops and stores to shop and look around for about 10 blocks. Some good coffee shops and places to have lunch and dinner. Had a real cool small funky feel during the...More

Thank webb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Main Street lines with many boutiques, book store, and different restaurants. We spend a whole day browsing the shops.

Thank RALU P
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5 March 2017|
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Response from Shawn M | Reviewed this property |
Several businesses were closed on Sunday. It's definitely not the best day for a full shopping experience.