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the Artful Suite - private,self-catered 1 bed room apt w/full kitchen – Home 3250677 B&B

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

the Artful Suite - private,self-catered 1 bed room apt w/full kitchen – Home 3250677

  • B&B
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay

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B&B / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

We offer a private, comfortable, self contained one bedroom apartment for guests that appreciate fine surroundings. This suite has the following amenities: private patio, living room w/fire place, full kitchen with new dishwasher& eating area, generous sized bedroom with queen sized bed, full bath,cable vision, free wifi and separate laundry facilities. This ground level suite has parking just a few steps from the entrance door where there is a secluded partially covered patio area with surrounding flower gardens. The Artful Suite is tastefully furnished with contemporary handcrafted furniture (designed & made on site), complemented by amazing Artwork of various mediums displayed & for sale, from fine local Vancouver Island Artists. While staying at the Artful Suite, take a 5 min stroll to Pipers Lagoon oceanside park to enjoy an enjoy the beach,take a hike & take in the views across the Salish Sea, to the snow capped mountains, have a picnic, or go for a swim. You won't be disappointed! Ideally located in popular north Nanaimo, approx. 10 min drive from the Departure Bay Ferry terminal, this location is conveniently nestled amongst some of the best oceanside and landlocked parks in the area. With the wide variety of outdoor activities available at your doorstep, we can offer recommendations for arranging for kayaking, diving, hiking or bike hires. Our desirable location offers easy access to any part of Nanaimo or as a home base to explore the wonders of Vancouver Island. If you're wanting a truly 'Out of the Ordinary' experience in accommodation this Artful Suite has it all for you. Oh! and while staying here, take the time to visit the working Studio at the back of the property to see what furniture or artwork is being made or designed, browse in the gift/art gallery. A warm welcome awaits all that stop in.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Most convenient way to get around is by car. Also have City Bus stop in front of house.

Interaction with guest

Robert and I enjoy greeting our guests on arrival and going through the suite with them. We are more than happy to offer our personal favourite places to explore or where to dine or get groceries. Guests are invited to visit Robert's woodworking shop/studio at the back of our property by appointment. Otherwise we appreciate our mutual needfor privacy and will not be in touch unless requested.

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Smoking allowed on outside patio only

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About the owner

Norma W.
Average reply time:
15 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
13 Aug 2018
Years listed:
6
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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FAQs

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Norma (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Norma (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Norma the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Norma (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Norma (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Norma (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Norma (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Norma (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Norma (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Norma (the owner) a message.

If Norma (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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