What is(are) your name(s)?
For how long have you been running a B&B?
Please share something about the history of your present bed and breakfast.
We started our B&B for Expo 1986. Initially, we intended to use the facility as an in-law suite, however, the in-law decided to stay in Calgary, so another idea as a B&B was started.
What are the unique characteristics of your B&B?
Our unique feature is the size of the suite. It is like a large furnished one bedroom suite. Visitors usually stay for periods of a week or more.
Based on your guests' opinions, what feature of your B&B has made their stay special?
Visitors say the spacious suite allows there stay in the Vancouver area to be like living in their own place allowing flexibility in their schedules and independence.
Please describe in short your bed and breakfast and its general services and amenities.
The suite provides a living space complete with kitchen, living room with gas fireplace and a bedroom with a queen size bed. Kitchen is stocked with items for a self serve breakfast. Amenities include a fitness area, telephone, wireless Internet and Cable TV. We are designated as "Approved Accommodation" by Tourism British Columbia.
How many rooms are offered at your B&B and what is its maximum capacity?
Our maximum capacity is Double occupancy plus two additional person in the same party.
What kinds of rooms do you offer?
Our offering is a furnished one bedroom suite.
Please describe the in-room facilities for each type of room in your B&B.
Bathroom is private and adjacent to the suite. Gas fireplace and TV in the living room. Tea and coffee making equipment is provided. Full laundry facilities are available.
What do the room rates include?
Included in the price are all items with the exception of government taxes.
Do you offer any special packages?
Special packages are offered on extended stays.
What may guests expect from a typical breakfast at your property?
Our breakfast includes juices, cereal, yoghurt, scones/muffins, bread, butter/margarine, coffer(perked)/tea and fresh fruit (seasonal). Arrangements can be made for special breakfast, such as eggs, bacon, pancakes etc.
When and where is breakfast served?
Breakfast is in the suite. Fresh Perked coffee and items like baked muffins and fruit salad are available after 7:30 am.
Are dietary needs accommodated?
Special dietary requirements are determined in advance.
Do you serve other meals?
Kitchen facilities are available to guests at all times for self serve snacks and other light meals which they may want to make for themselves.
Are there cooking facilities, which guests may use?
Full kitchen is part of the suite for snacks and light meals.
Is your bed and breakfast suitable for children?
Facilities can accommodate 2 children.
Do you accept pets?
Pets cannot be accommodated within the facility.
What is your smoking policy?
Property is non-smoking by city bylaw. Smoking is permitted outdoors.
Is there a parking facility on premises or nearby?
Parking is available.
Is your B&B suitable for disabled guests?
Facilities cannot accommodate guests with physical disabilities.
What safety precautions are provided at your B&B?
Fire alarms are provided and checked by our local fire department regularly.
What is your check-in/check-out policy?
Check in is usually after 3:00 pm. Check out is by noon.
Are there a minimum number of nights for staying at your B&B?
3 night minimum.
How can guests check availability and make a reservation?
Reservations can be checked or made by email and phone.
What is you cancellation policy?
7 day cancellation.
What types of payment do you accept?
Accept Cash, Visa or Master Card.
Please tell us what things guests might enjoy visiting, seeing, doing, etc. in your area.
Guests can enjoy walking trails, tennis courts, shopping and casino gaming.
Where is your B&B located and how it may be reached?
Our B&B is accessed directly from the Trans-Canada Highway 1 Exit #44 at the Port Mann Bridge and Lougheed Highway #7 at the Cape Horne. Public Bus #152 is also available which links to the Skytrain and Greyhound Bus terminals.
What would you say to people who have never stayed in a bed and breakfast?
Using our facility is similar to having your own suite while in the Vancouver area.