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English Bay Inn

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Please note that this guide was last updated over ten years ago (2003), so there will no doubt be changes in rates and possibly ownership.

Boban Vuckovic and Greg Wald
1968 Comox St, Vancouver, British Columbia

Tel: + 1 604-683-8002; toll-free 1-866-683-8002
No cell number available
Tel: + 1 604-683-8089

Even just stepping off the lively, bustling downtown streets, strewn with high-rise buildings, into the small and traditional English Bay Inn is quite an experience. The sitting room with lavish candelabras, Persian rug, French antiques, classical music, ticking clocks and a crackling fire sets the tone.....

.... Collections of books and CDs are there for you to choose and use. Boban is a self-confessed "crazy European" and the owner of the inn. You are likely to encounter him over a glass of wine or a game of chess. He says he always wins (which sounds like a challenge for someone). Perhaps that’s why he puts the decanters of port and sherry in the bedrooms. There are chocolates there too. The muted country-house colours, exposed brick walls, mahogany furniture and feather beds are in cahoots, and make you seriously consider lengthening your stay. Greg, the manager, runs the inn super-smoothly, and is greatly entertaining at breakfast. He cooks it himself and particularly applauseworthy are the freshly-baked scones, bursting with fruit. A big foodie and long-term local, he can point you in the right direction for all the best, hidden, West End eating spots and watering-holes.

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Symbols: No Smoking    Off-street Parking    TV in All Rooms    Good Hiking or Walking    
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Rooms: 5: 4 rooms with en-suite bath/shower; 1 room with shower en-suite; all queens. All rooms have WIFI and phones , with free local calls.
Price: Please consult the owners for current prices.
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Meals: Full breakfast included.
Directions: In Downtown Vancouver at crossroads or Comox St and Denman St. Head north towards Stanley Park. English Bay Inn is on the left-hand side.

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