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Lodge at The Old Dorm Bed and Breakfast

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Vancouver, BC
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67 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

We only stayed for one night at the Lodge but it was wonderful. Don took such care of us making us feel very special. We stayed in the Lady Alexandra room which was gorgeous. It has a very large soaker tub which is a definite plus after hiking the Killarney Lake earlier that day. The B&B includes free wifi, they... More 

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Thank jackolatern
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 12 January 2014

I was fortunate enough to get a reservation over the Christmas Holiday at The Old Dorm Bed and Breakfast. The location is perfect:10 minutes walk from the Ferry. The owner was very accommodating and went out of his way to make sure I had the privacy I had requested for my 2 night stay. I stayed in the Lady Cynthia... More 

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Thank Layla A
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

Man of the house Dan took us in at the last minute and was a very gracious host. Friendly and helpful to orient us during our first trip to the island Dan provided a welcoming environment for our first experience on Bowen Island. The house is 4 minutes from Snug Cove and close to the main strip as well as... More 

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1 Thank Ben d
Vancouver, BC
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at the Lodge at the Old Dorm. We stayed in the Lady Cecilia room. The room itself was quite small, but very cozy and comfy for the amount of time we actually stayed in the room. The ensuite bathroom was quite nice, too. We enjoyed some time on the lovely patio as well as in... More 

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1 Thank Lindsay L
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Don and Julia made it a memorable stay. Rooms were bright, beautiful quality bed, food to write home about (just look at the wall of cookbooks). Walking distance to the ferry. We even had to leave early, but Dan made us a breakfast before we left. Really generous, and we can't wait to tell our friends.

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1 Thank Sam-in-vancouver
Bowen Island, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2013

I've stayed at the Lodge at the Old Dorm several times over the past year and have been very impressed with the accommodations and Dan's incredible breakfasts. If you are looking for a peaceful place to put your head during a visit to this island I do recommend calling the Lodge first. The decor and loving restoration of this heritage... More 

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Thank Janice H
Salem, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2013

We stayed two nights at the Old Dorm B&B. Lovely setting on Bowen Island. The place was quiet and offered classic cottage elegance. The island itself is an interesting getaway - only miles from downtown Vancouver BC, yet with a feeling of remoteness of a quaint island community.

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Thank Ed R
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 18 July 2013

My wife and I stayed here for the weekend and were impressed with this place. We looked at some pics etc online which were "okay", but were much happier when we arrived and saw the place for ourselves. It was a very relaxed atmosphere, everyone was friendly, and we had lots of space and quiet to ourselves. The only slight... More 

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Vancouver
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45 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

The location is a nice walk to snug cove not difficult at all. Very dark at night so make sure you have a fully charged mobile or little flashlight. The upper floor has two washrooms and 6 rooms, a little kitchen and sitting area but there is lots of room downstairs. The patio is nicely shaded and very quiet. The... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 13 May 2013

We had a great time on Bowen Island! The Lodge at the Old Dorm Bed and Breakfast was a lovely place to stay. The room was very comfortable and we had the best nights sleep without the city traffic noise we are normally used to. The property itself is very picturesque and the breakfast was amazing!! Dan is a very... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Lodge at The Old Dorm Bed and Breakfast

Address: 460 Melmore Rd, British Columbia V0N 1G0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Bowen Island
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Plenty of baths and -room sinks that you do not NEED to spend extra for the Lady Alexandra in-bath room, especially if the B&B isn't full.”
 of 5 bubbles debm545, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cecelia room has large soaker tub.”
 of 5 bubbles JessH260, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The Lady Alexandra room has a king sized bed, ensure bathroom with soaker tub, and patio access. Can't go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles LesothoGirl, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“Lady Cecilia was wonderful. Did not see other rooms, but I would not expect any less of them.”
 of 5 bubbles littlebearxo, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I recommend the Lady Alexandra room as it is quite lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles jackolatern, 13 Feb 2014 | Read review
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