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Rimbey, Canada
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Shayne and Carol have created an amazingly comfortable B&B in the countryside near Ladysmith. It is hard to rate as 5 is not high enough. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and beautifully kept and decorated. Plenty of privacy and in a quiet setting. Their hospitality is beyond belief. Lovely to share knowledge of the area and have great conversations. Shayne...

1Thank Susan S
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband and I went to Vancouver Island to celebrate his birthday. After much research I chose Blanket and Spoon based in part on the high ratings and we were not disappointed. Shane and Carol were very gracious hosts. Our room (the king room above the carriage house) was large, elegant and comfortable and the hot tub was a great...

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Yoho National Park, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Blanket and Spoon is The Place if you're looking to spend a few days relaxing in the Cowichan Valley. This lovely B&B has two​ spacious​ suites,​ both​ beautifully decorated​, private and with very comfortable beds. ​ One suite is located in the Carriage House, a separate building, while the Haven Suite is in the main house and has its own...

1Thank LDG-BC
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Carol and Shayne have managed to create a very special place - beautiful, comfortable, with lots of privacy. We felt pampered right from the beginning. Shayne's breakfasts are out-of-this-world and Carol just radiates warmth and hospitality! I wish it was closer, so we could visit them more often.

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Have you every found a place that is so special that you want to keep it to yourself and keep it a secret? Well this is it... In reality though, it deserves to be shared. The hosts are amazing, it's their attention to detail, their passion for their home and their determination to please. We were staying for 3 nights...

Thank vango14
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Spent two nights here in early July. We stayed in the main house, and had two rooms plus a big washroom. The rooms were beautifully decorated with local art. Homemade pastries were available all the time as well as fresh coffee, tea or hot chocolate. But the main reason for staying here is the breakfast and the conversations that go...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This accommodation came at the end of several months of travel and it was exactly the 'wind down' that we needed. We stayed within the main house and accommodation comprised a lovely sitting room with a beautiful day bed, games, colouring books etc, then a huge bathroom ( iron and ironing board in the cupboard), water cooler, then into a...

Thank Othello727
Billings, Montana
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We cannot say enough about this lovely B&B nestled in the woods just outside Ladysmith, BC. Our stay in the King Suite of the Carriage House was the most delightful B&B stay we have ever experienced. A beautiful loft room surrounded by the incredible beauty of Vancouver Island with lovely flower gardens tumbling at your feet below. Delightful hosts graciously...

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Thamesford, Canada
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a beautiful B & B! We were welcomed by Shayne and Carol with a lovely wine and cheese plate. What a wonderful surprise. We loved our rooms and breakfasts were fantastic!!! Their home is truly lovely and the grounds were beautiful. Ladysmith is a great place and we can't wait to return! We give this a "2 THUMBS...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Quiet,peaceful,very clean( much better than 4 stars hotel in Vancouver)and so beautiful around,we slept very well,breakfasts were so good.Carol and Shayne are friendly and helpful,I can tell how much they love to host! thank you so much ,Carol and Shayne,we will be back to B&S, next time we will go in the Fall.Lisa and My/Calgary,Alberta

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on Woodley Mountain, Blanket and Spoon is a boutique B&B where breakfast is fresh and locally-grown and accommodations are well-appointed and comfortable. Chef/Owner Shayne Shepherd has managed kitchens at some of Vancouver's finest restaurants and will make your stay memorable and delicious. Two night minimum stay required. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blanket and Spoon

Address: 4853 Aho Rd, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1G8, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Ladysmith
Price Range: $152 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blanket and Spoon 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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“The Carriage house is my favorite”
 of 5 bubbles susansJ914OG, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Carriage House offers an amazing view of the garden”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The carriage rooms has a hot tub on the deck...”
 of 5 bubbles vango14, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 796joannec, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all are good”
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