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Clairs Bed & Breakfast Inn - Ladner Village

4919-48th Avenue corner of 48th Ave. & Bridge St., Ladner, BC V4K 1V4 Canada (Show map)
4.5
34 Reviews
$CAD 115 - $CAD 185
per night

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About

Clair's B&B is a elegant 1922 heritage home decorated in the art deco stylings of the 1920's. Clair's six lovely guest accommodations -- three cozy rooms & three deluxe suites -- All have individual style complete with comfortable beds, private en-suite bathrooms, TV's, luxurious full length white cotton bath robes for your use, and many added extras. Awake to the smell of freshly brewed coffee, enjoy a full home cooked breakfast in Clair's elegant dining room. Spend the day exploring, then dine from a wide variety of wonderful restaurants within walking distance of Clair's, including five star country french, authentic Greek,Japanese,Italian or choose from the other numerous eating establishments.

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Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.8

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Clair's Bed and Breakfast

4.4 on February 28, 2013

Being new to the area and having to work very early in the morning to late at night Clair was very helpful in making my stay restful and peaceful. I enjoyed the private posh looking rooms. It was a delightful stay and I loved the friendly host's and neighborhood and shops right at my fingertips.


Neighborhood Gem

4.6 on February 09, 2013

A older Victorian home that had been moved to the location. The entrance was a little steep because the foundation had been raised. Once inside you can enjoy the beauty of this charming home and Claire's hospitality and great cooking. Ladner is a small safe community with adequate restaurants. Our room was clean and comfortable . We may be back as early as June.


Great Start

5 on September 17, 2012

Our first night in Canada could not have been better. Lovely host and food. Room was good and location great for airport and ferries. Will visit again if visiting Vancouver.


Wonderful Stay

5 on September 09, 2012

We arrived later than planned and Clair stayed up to greet us and make us feel comfortable. We had a wonderful breakfast and enjoyed conversing with our host about the history of the home and the area. We also loved all the beautiful flowers that decorated the property and would recommend a stay at Clair's if you are in the area.


Delightful Stay at Clair's

5 on August 30, 2012

We stayed in the Jade Room which was very roomy for the two of us and had a nice deck overlooking the gardens. (The Jade Room is on the 2nd floor) The house was very charming with each room decorated in its own theme. Our gourmet breakfast each morning was delicious. Clair alternates each morning between sweet foods and savory foods. Morning 1 included french toast and homemade blueberry syrup and a berry parfait. Morning 2 included lobster ravioli, halibut and a poached egg over sauteed peppers, as well as a custard with berries and chocolate sauce in a phyllo shell. Clair checked with us beforehand to see if there were any foods we didn't like or couldn't eat. She sat with us each morning at breakfast, where we talked and got to know each other. Clair had alot of information/recommendations about the area which was helpful. Clair made us feel like we were staying in her home rather than a hotel. We weren't able to partake in the afternoon cocktail but understand she has wine/sherry in the afternoon. Location was good to be able to walk to restaurants and stores in Ladner. Also, close to the Ladner market which is twice a month.


So glad we chose this one!

5 on August 09, 2012

The house and gardens were so delightful. The owners were exceptionally gracious and informative and fun. Our breakfast was so beautiful, I had to take a photograph of it! A great way to kick off the BC start of our trip.


Clairs

4.0 on August 04, 2012

We stayed at Clairs B & B in Ladner, it was a wonderful experience. Clair was a great hostess and her breakfast were out off this world, you could tell she has a love of cooking. The house was charming with it art deco look, and history. We would highly recommend Clairs.


Ladner July 2012

3.8 on July 17, 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at Claire's. The breakfasts were out of this world, imaginative and delicious.


Gorgeous but not for the handicapped

3.2 on June 07, 2012

Don't arrive early, before check-in time, she'll keep reminding you about your error, but very nice lady, excellent property, great breakfasts. Two of the rooms have bathtubs but with hand-held shower attachments, very hard to use, she could easily install a fastener to hold these hard to use devices. Again, a beautiful property. chosen by us due to its proximity to the ferries.

Innkeeper Response
Thank-you so much for your honest feedback. In a small business like ours reviews are very important to us. We do have a strict 3:30p.m. check-in time in order to prepare the rooms for our special guests and to run necessary errands to get the freshest ingredients for your breakfast. I will arrange for an early check-in with advance notice but am often unprepared when guests arrive unexpectedly early. We are sorry my teasing was taken poorly. Our guest/reviewer has not indicated to which room/suite they chose. As a heritage B&B it can be difficult to modernize all the bathrooms. Our lovely Amethyst Suite ( equiped with one of the two original bathrooms to this 1922 heritage home) does have the clawfoot tub and a shower curtain has been installed, but it still must be used with a hand held shower attachment. In the Amber Room we were not so lucky. It has a window and the tub is away from the wall so intallation of a shower is nearly impossible and we have chosen to maintain the integrity of the heritage building. These two accommodations are listed as "Bathtub Only". Our 4 other rooms/suite do have proper shower only and tub and shower combinations. When you stay with Us - The Hardest Part is Saying Goodbye. The Rest is Easy!


Shining star in Vancouver.

5 on June 04, 2012

South of the tunnel but only short distance from Vancouver. Clare's is in the nice neighborhood and her breakfast is fantastic. Recommended for anyone looking for a nice stay in Vancouver area.


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Rooms & Rates

Peridot Room

Peridot Room can be converted from a king size bed to two extra long twin beds, This room has ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower. Decorated with antique furnishings. Includes free wireless internet access

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $CAD 105 - $CAD 135

Garnet Room

Garnet Room has Queen size bed. This room has ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower. Electric Fireplace. Decorated with antique furnishings. Includes free wireless internet access

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 105 - $CAD 135

Amber Room

Amber Room with queen size bed, ensuite bathroom with clawfoot tub with hand shower. Television, electic fireplace & free wireless internet service.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 115 - $CAD 145

Amethyst Suite

Amethyst Suite is a two room suite with queen size canopy feather bed, sitting area with electric fireplace, television & includes free wireless internet service. Decorated with antique furnishings. Ensuite bathroom with clawfoot tub and hand held shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 155 - $CAD 185

Jade Suite

Jade Suite is a suite with queen size bed, sitting area with bar fridge, television & includes free wireless internet service. Private balcony overlooking gardens. Decorated in antique furnishings. Ensuite bathroom with tub and hand shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $CAD 155 - $CAD 185

Turquoise Family Suite

Turquoise Family Suite is a two room suite with comfy queen size bed, office area, television & includes free wireless internet service. Second bedroom with two twin beds. Decorated in antique furnishings. Ensuite bathroom with pedestal tub and walk-in shower

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $CAD 175 - $CAD 205

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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Downtown, Small town, Village, Wine country

Airport

Vancouver, BC, Canada (YVR-Intl.) 11 miles

Directions to property:

Located off Highway 99. Take Highway 17 to junction of Highway 10 (aka Ladner Trunk Road)turn right going west on Highway 10 to Elliott Street, turn right, go 2 blocks to Bridge Street, turn left, go 2 block to 48th Avenue

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Beach, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Ocean, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery

Inn Details

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Piano, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Sailing, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:30 - 8:30 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 night stay on Visa or M/C taken as security
  • Cancellations: 14 day cancellation policy with full refund of deposit.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Clair

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

Cooking, Decorating, Gardening

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


Details

4919-48th Avenue , corner of 48th Ave. & Bridge St., Ladner, BC V4K 1V4 Canada (Show map)

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