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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We feel very lucky to have experienced the Float House Inn in October and still had the most beautiful weather. The boat is perfectly located in the harbour, just outside Bella Coola. The views are totally breathtaking. The boat is clean and well equipped, warm and comfortable. Everything you need to catch and cook the divine local crabs. There is... More 

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Thank CycleVon
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

You couldn't ask for a better view than from the charming Float House Inn. Situated at the Bella Coola Wharf and just 2 minute drive to the townsite. The Float House Inn is the perfect spot to sit back and enjoy one's stay in the beautiful Bella Coola Valley. The decor is cosy and the boat has all that one... More 

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Thank Marian H
Vancouver
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I spent 4 nights aboard The Float House Inn and it was a wonderful experience. We travel far and wide searching for adventure, beauty, interesting people - and we found it all just one hour from home! The flight from Vancouver to Bella Coola was incredible with spectacular views of Mt. Waddington and the Coast Mountain Range.... More 

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1 Thank Djumbe
Williams Lake, British Columbia
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I totally enjoyed my stay at the FloatHouse Inn. The accommodations are classic. The location is amazing and always entertaining. Next trip to Bella Coola I will definitely try to book the FloatHouse Inn.

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Thank janicel112
Winnipeg, Manitoba
1 review
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Sweet place to stay for a couple of nights! We enjoyed being on the water, the views and the boat activity around us. Host-owner was so helpful and interesting. The houseboat is well-equipped and like a tiny cottage...We had a rental car - necessary if you arrive as foot passengers on the ferry - as the harbour is away from... More 

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Thank X4423DMdavew
Williams Lake
1 review
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The overall experience was awesome. Amazing views...great seal and bird watching. It's a bit of a walk if you have any challenges with walking.However well worth the trek and the owners arranged to have someone meet us to help carry bags.

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Thank Eileen C
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I don't have words to describe this place. Truly a magical place with breathtaking scenery and wonderful host. Will definitely go back again in few years in September or October to see grizzlies as we didn't see any grizzlies this time since we went there in Early July.

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Thank Deepal G
Thirroul, Australia
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Float Inn was wonderful. It's cute and romantic, unique, and very comfortable with everything you might need ... only problem was having to leave it. It is located on a quiet part of a working wharf and watching the coming and goings of the boats (and harbour seals) was all part of the fun. The owner is a gem and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

We stayed at the Float House Inn this summer and had an amazing stay! The unique, quaint Float House is both comfortable and super fun. The view off the back deck is second to none!! One of our favourite activities was cooking our dinner off the back of the boat on the onboard barbecue and sitting eating it on the... More 

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Vancouver, Wa
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Reviewed 13 October 2014

My husband and I and our 2 dogs stayed on the Float House Inn for several nights. It is a one of a kind cute little houseboat docked in the Bella Coola marina. The view from the back of the boat is beautiful and constantly changing, this is one of the best things about the Float House Inn. We loved... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A great alternative to cabins/cottages! Located overlooking the Bella Coola estuary. Life on the water with all the comforts of home. Bring your boats/kayaks & simply raft right up. Spend your days fishing, crabbing & exploring the area's local hot springs. Spend your nights feasting on the day's catch while the local seals & sea-lions entertain you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Float House Inn

Address: HWY 20, END | Government Public Wharf, Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1H0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Bella Coola Valley > Bella Coola
Price Range: €63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“3 bedrooms very comfortable and cozy. We watched the seals at night time from our bed.”
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