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Lodge at The Old Dorm Bed and Breakfast

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Broomfield, Colorado
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Recommend! This comfortable welcoming home environment made our three nights on Bowen Island relaxing and enjoyable. We were there mid-week, so practically had the whole 7 bedroom home to ourselves. We received warm hospitality, good conversation and wonderful breakfasts from Rebecca! If you are able-bodied, the location is walkable to/from the ferry, the community shuttle bus, hiking at Killarney Lake... More 

Thank Deb M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The Lodge at the Old Dorm was an amazing place to stay. We traveled with my Daughter and Son-in-Law from Vancouver, who had been to this lovely B&B two other times, and highly recommended it. They keep thinking they’d like to try another location, but love it so much, they keep going back. Dan gave us the upstairs wing with... More 

Thank sierrasue50
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We have visited The Old Dorm several times over the past few years and it's always have a magnificent time. Dan is a very pleasant, considerate host who will happily take some time out of his day to discuss life on this super quaint island. We live in Vancouver and it's crazy to think you can get to the island... More 

2 Thank MarkDuncanS
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

What an amazing place to stay. Dan was by far the most welcoming host I spoke to when calling around the island for a place to stay. The property was perfectly kept with climbing plants and beautiful flowers surrounding the entrance. My room was small, and the bathrooms were shared, but neither became an issue for my boyfriend and I.... More 

Thank hailsmmm
Vancouver, Canada
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67 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Stayed in the Cecelia room, which has an enormous soaker tub. Staff was friendly and accommodating. B&B is walkable from the ferry. Has a couple common areas which are nice and allow for socializing with other guests if you feel so inclined. Great patio. Bed was comfortable. The breakfast was absolutely off the hook and dietary preferences were accommodated. Only... More 

Thank Jess H
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I had a reservation at the Lodge for three nights; when I arrived to check in, there was no one to be found. I continued to check back over the course of the next 5 hours or so, When no one turned up, and with all my calls going straight to voicemail, I had no choice but to return to... More 

5 Thank Katherine D
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We stayed with Dan for 2 nights in April and loved it! He was a great host, the room (Lady Alexandra) was comfortable and I loved the soaker tub. Dan went out of his way to make sure we loved the breakfasts, and gave local advice. The location was perfect, we walked into town often. Check out the some of... More 

Thank LesothoGirl
Edmonton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 16 May 2015

My boyfriend and I had the pleasure of spending a week at this lodge and we absolutely loved it. It is a beautiful spot with a wonderful garden patio to spend time in or to just lounge in one of the many living rooms throughout the lodge. Our en suite bathroom came with an incredible soaker tub. The hospitality from... More 

Thank C-Heidecker15
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Dan is always the best of hosts. His gentle style and the excellent food make this our favourite "away" but still close to home escape from the city. This visit we learned more culinary tips and tricks. I have also stayed here on corporate retreats twice and Dan provides a full set of meals for those retreats. The great room... More 

Thank Grant G
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2015

The old dorm is a great place to stay if you are visiting Bowen Island. The location is amazing and the host was very friendly and accommodating. Breakfast is delicious and we will definately be coming back!

1 Thank Roxanne C

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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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“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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