This B and B is in a beautiful, fairly new, west-coast style, ocean view home just 3-4 minutes from the Langdale ferry terminal, and a short 5-km drive into the town of Gibson's. There are two rooms: Black Bear on the main floor and Grizzly upstairs. Both are clean, well-furnished and very comfortable, and have views of Howe Sound, Gambier and Bowen Islands, and the Coast-range mountains. Both have glass-enclosed tile showers.
The best view is from the large deck in front of the guest lounge/living room on the main floor, which has chairs and table with umbrella for guests. Guests also have access to a hot tub, and can take a walk in the garden. The lounge area is spacious and furnished with comfortable chairs, TV, stereo, radio, books and games. Unfortunately, the lighting is poor for evening reading (when it's dark outside): there are no floor lamps, and the ceiling lighting is insufficient. Celia and Stan are considering rectifying this.
Full, delicious breakfasts are served in the dining room, which also has an ocean view.
Celia is a warm, very accommodating hostess and is a good source of information on Gibson's and area. Parking is in the driveway, a few steps from the front door. By arrangement, visitors coming without cars may be picked up at the ferry terminal. Children are welcome but there is a no-pet policy.
Room tip: Grizzly Room has a slightly better view because it is upstairs; Black Bear is just a few steps from the lounge and main deck.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Stunning mountain and water views from our spacious deck. Relax in our quiet coastal setting. Stargaze from the hot tub or your private balcony. Home baking and warm hospitality our specialty. Full breakfast & afternoon snack. Walk to ferry, bus, beach & trails. 5km from Gibsons Landing and many shops, galleries & artisan studios. ... more less
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