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“Great stay in The Purcell Suite” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mistiso's Place Vacation Rentals

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Mistiso's Place Vacation Rentals
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Guelph, Canada
1 review
“Great stay in The Purcell Suite”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

The Purcell Suite was a perfect solution to our urgent short term problem. Maria was able to accommodate my family on very short notice. Just what the doctor ordered. Great location and great value.
Thanks Maria

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank rtracey2014
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

Everything you want. The cliche: You feel welcome and at home in no time. But cliche or not: it was true for us. The Purcell Suite was more than excellent. Convenient and it airs a great atmosphere and taste. I quote Schwartzenegger: "I will be back"!!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank stagehelp .
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

My son and I stayed at Mistiso's Place for a week in March, 2014 while visiting relatives (and, of course, skiing!) The location was extremely convenient to downtown, and just around the corner from the Nelson recreation centre with its large pool, hot tub, steam room, sauna and fitness centre, which we took advantage of several times (it was like having your own spa!).
The two suites we stayed in were extremely well-equipped, including teas and even sugar! There was even a selection of DVDs. The suites were extremely clean and the bedding and mattresses of high quality, which is something we really care about when we are travelling. We hosted several dinners for our extended family which went very well due to the well-equipped kitchen and large dining area.
Sharmaine and Maria were very helpful and available by phone or e-mail when we had questions.
We are looking forward to staying at Mistiso's Place in the future, and bringing our whole family along.

Room Tip: Rooms on top floor are a quieter and have a better view. Parking is at the back, which the lower lev...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Buzzygirl06
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

We've now stayed in every suite at Mistiso's place and every room has it's own character and charm. Depending on your circumstances, Maria can arrange something to suit you. If you book early enough that is.. Depending on the time of year, maybe the word has got out or something and Mistiso's isn't such a secret anymore. Whatever the case, it is worth booking early enough to guarantee a spot. The thing about Mistiso's is how little it resembles a hotel and how great it is to walk thru the front door, drop your bags and grab the nearest place to take a load off the mind. It is truly a beautiful and unique experience. The owners aren't too bad to get to know either. There is a reason people stay in that sweet little valley and immerse themselves in the Kootenay Mountain Culture. Good wholesome times! Try the tasty eats at "Bite" a quick stroll out the front towards Baker St. Look for the big yellow truck with the mouth watering aromas that surround this once mail delivery looking rig. A home away from home, what more could a person ask for.

Room Tip: The Purcell suite is the biggest if you have a family and all of the others are great too, just slig...
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank remps
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

We were planning on staying in two hotel rooms, but found Mistiso's place and it seemed a better fit for us -- more shared space, and helped make the trip affordable by cooking a few meals at home. Glad we did! We had a great time, lots of space in the Purcell suite for three adults, two teens, and all of our snow gear. Cooked big family meals, and the kitchen had everything we needed. Location is perfect for running out to town or out for groceries. We'll be back next year for sure.

Room Tip: Five of us in the Purcell suite, we moved the master bedroom futon into the living room to put the t...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mavenette
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Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

We booked our accommodation last minute and I'm so happy I came across mistiso's place! Perfect location, you can walk to the grocery store to cook in your own kitchen, that's full of everything that you need, or walk to the restaurants, pubs and bars located on the same street. We stayed in the Purcell suite, and loved having all the extra room. Was very hard to leave. Will definetly come back and I recommend this place to everyone. Thank you Maria!

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Kirsttt
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Castlegar, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

Mistiso's Place was our choice to stay, in order to celebrate our wedding anniversary. This was our first ever stay at an actual Vacation Rental, but the immediate impression we had was, "home". Our destination was the Silverking Suite Tucked away at the back of the building. Entering the suite was super easy, as explained by the Proprietor, and you walk in to a cozy, and uniquely decorated suite. The suite was immaculately clean, with high quality furniture, and original art created locally. The Kitchen was fully stocked with everything imaginable for cooking utensils. After a quick inventory, I had determined this kitchen could handle a full on Turkey Dinner. Full size Fridge, Oven / Range, Microwave, and Coffee Maker are right there on the counter. Full on built-in dishwasher, and twin sinks to handle quick and easy clean up. Nice little iPod / iPhone dock for a great sound while in the kitchen.

Living room had a Futon Couch, but incredibly high quality. Able to set that up almost instantly, and curl up and watch a movie on the provided TV, and DVD. More than ample lighting, and all of it tasteful, and beautiful really.

The bedroom was cozy, but the bed was super comfortable, sitting atop a "sleigh" style frame. More than enough storage for clothing etc, and spare bedding complete with a duvet that rivalled the futon in thickness.

The bathroom ws complete, more than enough linens and suplies, but spacious and gorgeous. The entire suite has radiant floor heat, but in here is where you feel it best. Barefoot in the bathroom is not a problem even on the coldest day.

In the end, this particular suite was not what we had hoped, however, we definitely made do, and enjoyed it nonetheless. I understand one suite has a large clawfooted tub, which was what we were going for, but our own darn fault since we didn't ask. This particular suite would be highly recommended for parties up to 4, and where you would be away from the suite for most of the day. Working professionals, winter sport enthusiasts, and other travellers would find this to be ideal. Singles, couples and families would do just fine here.

PROS: Right at the core of town, yet tucked away for quiet and privacy. Incredible service. Incredibly clean, and well equipped. Warm and cozy. Quiet and peaceful. Beautiful and original artwork, and decor that more than makes up for the view.

CONS: Parking alley is tricky for long wheel base vehicles (Vans / Trucks), but street parking is just as available. Suite could have used some humidity control. We found it to be on the dry side. The view. Nelson has some incredible views, and this suite does not capture any of it.

Conclusion: The cons listed are entirely superficial, as there is a handy solution to address them. Because of its location, you are literally minutes from spectacular views, shopping, dining, and entertainment, and that is all walking. The service was incredible, and you immediately get a strong feeling that the owner takes great pride in the property. It truly is a home while away from home. I would highly recommend this place over any hotel in town.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Mr-Mrs-Nickason
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Property: Mistiso's Place Vacation Rentals
Address: 811 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4G3, Canada (Formerly Mistiso's Place)
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Nelson
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Speciality Lodging in Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mistiso's Place Vacation Rentals 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This charming Arts & Crafts home built in 1926 was extensively renovated 75 years later earning Nelson's HERITAGE BUILDING OF THE YEAR award in 2001. Beautiful 4 self-contained eclectically furnished suites that can accommodate 1-12 people. We are conveniently located in the heart of Nelson. Close to restaurants and dining, the beach, family-friendly activities, shopping, nightlife, recreation facility and public transport. You'll love Mistiso's Place because of the location, the ambiance, the outdoors space, the views, and the people. Ideal for couples, solo adventurers, business travellers, families (with kids), and big groups. Options to adjoin suites on the same floor adjacent to each other. Eclectic, upscale, affordable accommodation in the heart of Nelson, BC. ... more   less 
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