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Lavender House Bed and Breakfast

816 10th Street , New Westminster, BC V3M 4A1 Canada (Show map)
19 Reviews
CAD 82 - CAD 97
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Your home-away-from-home is situated on a quiet street within walking distance to all amenities. We offer unpretentious and friendly hospitality so that you feel as if you belong. Your heritage style home is almost 100 years old and has been extensively renovated. Your hosts are well traveled and have a combined 12 year experience in the hospitality industry. We look forward to having you stay!

Rooms & Rates


Serenity is part of a two bedroom suite with its own entrance complete with sitting room and kitchen. Sitting room and kitchen are considered common guest areas unless entire suite is rented as a unit. King/twin bed tastefully decorated with a beautiful period dresser and original watercolor paintings. Large closet,luggage rack. Extra long mattress with pillow top and quality linens and bedding. Bed can be either 2 twin or 1 king.

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


Tranquility is the second room of a suite with private entrance, sitting room and kitchen. The sitting room and kitchen are considered common guest areas unless suite is rented as a unit. Queen size bed with mattress similar to those of the heavenly bed series. Asian decor. Full size closet. The sitting room of suite has a comfortable sofa bed. Suite can sleep 6 people.

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


King/twin bed on upper level of home. Access to suite provided for use of common area kitchen and sitting room. Funky sloped ceilings. Walk in closet. luggage rack. Air conditioning. Tastefully decorated. Also available small sitting area at top of stairs for guest use. Bed can be 2 twin or 1 king. On this floor there is another queen bed room that is ideal for a traveling adult family or friends who don't mind sharing the bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.7

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19 Reviews

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Summer Stay

4.0 on August 07, 2014

This was my first stay at a B&B. Easy to get to public transit, close to where I wanted to be and the accommodations were excellent. Bed was so comfortable it was like being at home. And the breakfasts spoiled me to return home ! I would definitely return again. Thank you !!

Home away from home

5 on May 26, 2014

I return to this B and B regularly as I am required to travel to the lower mainland for my work several times / year. Johanna always makes me feel like a special guest because everything she does is professional and first class. In addition to the great breakfasts, comfortable rooms and convenient location, I also appreciate the auto reminder I recieve a few days before I check in as well as the "thank you" I get soon after I leave. It's a first class B and B. I would recommend it to anyone.

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad that you enjoy staying here. Thanks so much for your continued business and for this lovely review. See you again soon.

Home away from home

5 on February 20, 2014

I stayed 7 nights in Lavender B&B and felt very much at home, to the point of missing the place when I left. Johanna and Derek are very nice and helpful, and gave me all the information and help that I needed. Breakfast was excellent and I enjoyed the company of the dog and the cat. The house is in a nice, quiet area and is in a convenient location. You can travel anywhere by public transport.

R and R

5 on August 28, 2013

After an amazing cruise my sick husband and I needed some rest and relaxation. Johanna, Lavender House,and New Westminster went above and beond to provide all we need.

A lovely stay at Lavender House

5 on August 02, 2013

My husband Chris and I wanted one night to stop and relax on our way back from a visit with family in Vancouver. He found Lavender House on the internet and we are very happy to have stayed there. Johanna was an excellent hostess and hers and Derek's home was warm and inviting. Our room had a very comfortable king size bed and our breakfast was delicious! We had a living room area that was inviting to sit in and read. We felt much at home and very welcomed. Johanna suggested a restaurant called "Aldos", an Italian family run restaurant and the food was fabulous! The atmosphere was relaxed and our server Francesco made us feel at home. So with such a great stay, we're going back! Our room was $94 in the middle of summer. A great deal! Brenda and Chris

A lovely stay in New Westminster

5 on July 25, 2013

We consider ourselves very fortunate to have found this lovely B&B. Many in the Vancouver area would only take reservations of more than one night, and we only wanted an overnight on our way to Vancouver Island. Johanna was the perfect hostess, taking care of all needs. We appreciated having access to a kitchen. Our breakfast was delicious and substantial. We highly recommend this B&B.

So helpful and friendly

4.2 on June 30, 2013

Thanks to Johanna and Derek, we were able to make the most of our time in Vancouver. New Westminster is a great place to base yourselves, a quieter area with easy access to downtown Vancouver and all the sites. Our hosts local knowledge and recommendations were so useful. The room had everything we wanted and the kitchen/sitting area was a real bonus. Sustaining breakfasts, and little touches that made all the difference.

Wonderful Place to Stay

5 on May 09, 2013

This bed and breakfast was a pleasant surprise. Clean, comfortable in an excellent central location in New Westminster. The host was welcoming and the breakfast was amazing! I would definitely stay here again.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review. They mean a lot to us and are helpful to others considering a stay in New Westminster. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your business.

A very nice home convenient to everything in New Westminster

4.6 on March 10, 2013

Lavender House offers great value. Johanna and her husband are wonderful hosts, who made me feel welcome during a three day stay while I was taking a course at the Justice Institute. She is an excellent cook and breakfast was delicious (and different) each morning. I recommend Lavender House without reservation.

The best B&B I've ever been to

5 on October 11, 2012

I recently stayed in at Lavender House for 2 nights with my family. We got to see all the rooms and they were so clean and very new. I really liked how the rooms were decorated with pictures and small objects. Johanna and Derek are such a sweet and welcoming people. We also enjoyed eating the delicious breakfast every morning. My husband especially liked the ham and cheese omelette.This place is definitely more than B&B and I will absolutely come back here to stay in the future!

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Location Type

Close to Vancouver, Suburban


Vancouver, BC, Canada (YVR-Intl.)

Directions to property:

From Vancouver International airport take 99 S merge at exit 37 onto 91 E - sign shows Delta/Surrey. Take exit 11 toward New Westminster Merge onto BC-91A N Take the exit toward New Westminster/20th Street/6th Avenue, Merge onto 22. Turn left onto 20 St. Turn right onto 8 Ave. Turn left onto 10 St. 816 is on the corner of 10th Street and Edinburgh.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Ocean, River, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Satellite/Cable TV, Telephone, VCR, Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi , Each private bathroom has hairdryer, linens etc., Air conditioning on upper level only, Bathrobes and slippers in all rooms, Private entrance for lower level rooms, Common area with kitchen for all guests

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bird watching, Boating, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Golfing, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe trails, Swimming pool, Water sports

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  • Check In:: after 11am
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited Ashtray provided in the garden. Keep smoke away from windows
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited resident dog is very shy and children frighten her
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited Pets must be vaccinated and actively on flea protection

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night stay on holiday weekends.
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card is taken for reservation purposes only. Payment in cash, US dollars or travelers cheques please
  • Cancellations: The Lavender House Bed & Breakfast is an exclusive property where every guest reservation is both important and special to us. If your travel plans change and you must cancel your reservation, please call us at least 3 (three) days prior to your arrival date to cancel your reservation. In the unlikely event that you must cancel with less than three (3) days notice, shorten your stay or check out early, please understand that we must ask you to take responsibility for your entire reservation. If we can rebook your room(s), a full or partial refund will be made. Rates/policies are subject to change and vary during high impact periods and special requests. A 30 day cancellation notice is required on whole house bookings and for some holidays and special events. Check-in: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Guest check-in time can be flexible so please advise time of arrival. Check in after 9pm must be by prior arrangement and is at the discretion of your hosts. Check-out: 11:00 AM. Absolutely No Smoking inside; however designated outdoor smoking areas are available.



Johanna & Derek

Languages spoken

some French, some Dutch, English

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

hospitality, reading, greeting card crafting, art, bicycling.

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  • Time Served: 8:00am to 9:45am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan

Signature Dish

biscuit Pizza
flat biscuit base with a sauteed melange of peppers, chopped ham, egg and cheese.

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816 10th Street , New Westminster, BC V3M 4A1 Canada (Show map)

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