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We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.
Get Out of Town!
Relax on a private and peaceful 3 acre forested setting, near the pristine Slocan River in Winlaw. Our deluxe vacation rental has an open plan living & kitchen area and sleeps 8. It has 3 bedrooms, a sleeping loft, 2 large full bathrooms and a veranda. It has a large fenced yard with a private brick patio, BBQ, waterfall, fish pond and gardens. The home is complete with excellent kitchen and laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. It is great for groups and families ! All you need to bring is your groceries.
Check out our excellent website! It has slideshows of the home and area, rates, reviews and an availability calendar. Winlaw has: 4 good restaurants, 2 grocery stores, biking trails, live music and a beautiful river to swim in. It’s a great place to find some peace and quiet, and explore nature’s beauty.
We live on the property and have provided excellent service to our guests, since 2012. You can expect genuine Canadian hospitality and no booking fees. We offer wheelchair accessibility and extra amenities for children and the elderly. Call Pam or David at 1-250-226-7647 to book ahead. We accept: credit cards, cash and e-Transfers.
Established in 1898, the Hume is a restored historic, full-service hotel located on the corner of Vernon and Ward Street. All guest rooms have been tastefully renovated and are equipped with modern conveniences while paying homage to our rich history.
Inside our walls you can expect to find Aura Spa & Salon, the General Store Family Restaurant, Mike’s Place Pub, the Library Lounge, the Spiritbar, Banquets & Catering and our Liquor Boutique. This full-service hotel features a free full hot made-to-order breakfast for all room guests every morning. In 2017, we put the finishing touches on a 12 year renovation where no two rooms are quite the same.
Our greatest asset? Our team of dedicated staff of course. We are Nelson’s unique, character property with something for everyone. You can expect wide hallways, spacious rooms, extraordinary woodwork and that special sense of nostalgia that has defined our town over a century. Come and enjoy an authentic taste of Nelson’s hip heritage. The Hume Hotel & Spa – Antique. Chic. Boutique.
Centrally located for all activities, this quaint, well appointed and affordable facility is only one minute away from downtown, yet worlds apart. Popular with families, adventurers, and business people alike, the Alpine motel is pet friendly and offers rooms with or without kitchen, Jacuzzi, fireplace and family suites. Free wireless internet, guest laundry.
Why The Alpine?
The Alpine is ideally situated for those seeking peace and quiet but wanting proximity to Historic Baker Street and Nelson’s vibrant arts and entertainment. This motel features free off-street parking in front of your room and free wireless High-Speed internet as well as guest laundry.
Choose from many adventure packages to make your stay in Nelson unforgettable.
Your hosts, Rob and Emmy, will make visitors from all walks of life feel welcome in this picturesque motel.
The Best Western Baker Street Inn & Convention Center is located on the foot of historic Baker Street.
Business travelers will be pleased to know that we offer free high speed internet while families should make note that kids stay free. Besides 70 comfortable guest rooms, other amenities include banquet facilities, Jacuzzi suites, hot tub, fitness room, flat screen TVs, microwaves, fridges, guest computer, room service and plenty of parking. Visit our website or call for more detail on the excellent ski and golf packages we have to offer.
Recently, we just opened up our new modern Italian restaurant, Marzano. We embarked on a trip to Naples, Italy in 2017. We enrolled in a one week course from one of the most revered, legendary pizzaiolas, Enzo Coccia, to understand the tradition and methods behind preparing the dough and working the forno. The course was rewarding and eye opening as we learned a century-old hand stretching dough techniques and simple authentic recipes. In addition to these well-guarded methods, we discovered the beauty of pure, fresh ingredients. The San Marzano tomato is a cornerstone ingredient that the locals take pride in as it is native only to the rich volcanic soil of the area. We were inspired by this and felt we needed to take the same care in selecting our ingredients, hence the name, Marzano as an homage to quality and authenticity.
We welcome you to come check out Nelson’s new restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week.
DOWNTOWN GEM!! A charming & inviting 2 bedroom fireplace suite, Railtown Suite is perfect for up to 4 people wanting to relax right in the heart of Nelson – walk to all cafes, delightful coffee shops, theatre, shopping, markets.. even Gyro Park and beautiful Cottonwood Falls with its Saturday market are just a stroll away.
Superb location; spacious, beautiful, & comfortable! $155/$195 low season/high season. N/S, no pets, no parties or loud music, 10pm quiet. GST included.
2 BDRM Railtown Suite has 1200 sqft of living area, incl:
* reliable wifi
* cable TV
* patio w/table & chairs
* coffee/tea bar
* COMFY lounge
* FULL kitchen
* gas FIREPLACE
* free LAUNDRY
* free PARKING for 2 vehicles, one behind the other, please
* warm, inviting design featuring golden hues and soft lighting
* quality pillow-top Queen bed with luxury upholstered sleigh bed
* 300 thread count sheets, silk duvet
* spacious 200 sq ft bedroom
* electric fireplace
* barn door closet and dresser
* industrial brick decor with Edison bulb lighting
* quality Queen bed w/ pillow top mattress & modern metal & wood bed frame
* light blocking beautiful velvet curtains
* 300 count cotton sheets, fluffy down duvet
* private entrance to patio
Escape to our modern mountain retreat for a peaceful getaway in the heart of Nelson.
With 20′ ceilings and stunning views, the Grand Loft offers the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Just a short walk to downtown and with easy access to skiing, you’re in the best location.
Unwind in the hot tub or wander through local artisan shops before retiring to one of our comfortable bedrooms.
Come experience the grandeur of the mountains & relaxation at its finest – dare we say, heavenly?
Welcome to our luxurious Grand Loft, a chic and comfortable retreat. As you enter, you’ll be greeted by soaring ceilings, wood floors, and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and lake.
The Master bedroom boasts unique barn doors opening onto the beautiful living area below, a luxurious king bed, and a cozy electric fireplace sitting area. The Master loft also has a round pedestal table and chairs and a dream en-suite with a soaker tub and spacious waterfall shower.
The Canter room has a tranquil ambiance with a white horse mural and its own private full ensuite. The Canter room features deluxe bedding on a comfortable queen bed and closet space.
Relax in the living room, with its floor-to-ceiling windows and leather sectional couch, or prepare a meal in the enormous kitchen with its gas stove and 10′ fir slab bar with stools. When it’s time to dine, gather around the stunning live edge hand-hewn fir dinner table.
Step outside onto the private mountain/lake view balcony and unwind in the jacuzzi hot tub for two. Our home also features a washer/dryer and keyless code lock for your convenience.
While the railroad tracks run right in front of the suite, with trains passing by a couple of times a day, most guests find this interesting and no problem at all. The trains run fairly slow and don’t usually honk on this end of town. The tracks run all along the lake, and therefore the train can also be heard through much of the town.
Experience the beauty, comfort, and convenience of our gorgeous Grand Loft.
FREE parking in the driveway and you will be given a door code for the keyless front door entry. The whole space is yours to enjoy! Only 2 closets will be off limits upstairs. Thank you for respecting this privacy.
Other things to note
NO CHILDREN under 10 years old. Recommended for couples, families, and friends looking for a quiet getaway. You will be living in 2000 sq ft of grand, yet cozy lodging with sculpture and paintings to enhance your unique experience at The Lamplighter Grand Loft suite.
Spaberry hot tub is for 2 people max.
Downtown Automotive promises to deliver honest answers and a job done right the first time in a family friendly environment, so you drive away with a smile.
Our ASE Certified Technicians use the latest diagnostic equipment and the best quality parts and fluids to service and repair your vehicles.
Here are just some of the great auto repair services we offer:
Engine Performance Check
Air Conditioning Service & Repair
Electrical System Diagnosis & Repair
Factory Scheduled Maintenance 30K, 60K, 90K
Suspension and Steering Repair
Shocks & Struts
Cooling System Service & Repair
Transmission Service & Repair
New and rebuilt Transmissions
Tires: Mounting Balancing and flat repair
Brake & Lamp Inspections
Established in 1997.
Downtown Automotive has been serving the Nelson community for many years. The current owner bought it in 2007. We are committed to offering exceptional service to all of our customers.
Meet the Business Owner
Doug bought Downtown Automotive in 2007 from the previous owner after working as a technician and helping to manage the shop. He is dedicated to bringing exceptional service to all of our customers and being sure that they know the condition of their vehicle from top to bottom when they leave our shop. That means a thorough inspection at every oil change to be sure we can accurately quote any work needed and let the customer know what they may need to plan for in the near future. Doug takes pride in being honest and upfront with all the work we do.
Lillie & Cohoe makes beautiful hats, and represents a style and design philosophy that caters to elegant and discerning women throughout the world. All hats are designed and manufactured in Nelson, and are represented internationally through agents to the retail trade. Two lines per year are created and available at retail stores, on-line and at high end art fairs in Calgary, Toronto and Chicago. The business has grown over the last 14 years and now has enthusiastic buyers in North America, British Isles and South Korea. Quality of workmanship backs up the distinctive design in these hats, and each hat is a long term friend in the wardrobe.
We are experienced in hair from bridal to editorial stylings, full color, highlights and fashion colourings, and very strong cutting skills to create the looks that suit you and your lifestyle. We have our own ENSO product line with two shampoos, two conditioners, a finish styling spay and our infamous GUNK curl enhancing styling product. Come experience what so many in Nelson have come to know, love and trust.
Specializing in pizza and Greek cuisine in beautiful Nelson BC for over twenty years. We use a special blend of cheeses, a slow cooked tomato sauce and fresh, hand made dough for all of our pizza. Eat in, take out or free delivery within city limits. Try our Caesar salad or our Greek special pizza loaded with spinach and feta cheese – favorites with the locals. Stay and relax with friends and family on our seasonal outdoor patio. Have your dinner delivered to your door on those busy nights you don’t have time to cook.
Packrat Annie’s has the largest selection of used books in the Kootenays. We also carry an eclectic selection of new CDs, from blues and jazz to world and indie rock. We specialize in special orders. Our friendly staff will help you find what you are looking for.
Jeweler, entrepreneur and executive assistant at West Kootenay Regional Arts Council. Owner/operator of The Bench Jewelry Studio in Nelson; a collaborative space offering jewelry bench rentals in a fully equipped, safe, fabrication studio for trained metalsmiths. Custom jewelry available by commission from one of 4 talented in house artists. Please contact me at (604) 816-0811 to set up an appointment or to inquire about renting a workspace here.
Manufacturer of custom railings, columns, beams, brackets of every description for commercial and residential clients. Normally steel, but aluminum and stainless are also available. We also do repairs of trailers, thingamajigs, and custom fabricate to customer specifications and ideas.
We have been in the same location for over 29 years.
The Kootenay Bakery is a made from scratch, organic bakery and cafe. We are a worker’s cooperative supporting organic sustainable agriculture, fair trade, our staff and our community. We make a large variety of natural sourdough breads, cakes and desserts, healthy lunches, smoothies and juices. Come on in! The search for delicious ends here.
Home of Canada’s ONLY Patagonia Outlet. 40-70% off EVRYDAY. Specializing in lifestyle outdoor clothing, casual and technical footwear, backpacking equipment (packs, tents, & sleeping bags), and so much more.
Nelson vision experts that provide the Kootenays with a vast selection of designer frames, glasses and sunglasses. Need your glasses in a hurry? L’Optique offers one-hour for most prescriptions. Your new glasses manufactured while you wait. We can also repair and service your existing eyeglasses. Our professional staff has extensive knowledge and we pride ourselves in great customer service for the right price.
Looking for sunglasses? L’Optique carries brands like Rayban, Tom Ford, Prada, Gucci, Moscot, Maui Jim, Oakley, Dior and much, much more.
With over 30 years as an alpine specialty shop, Village Ski Hut offers the best products available in the industry. Located in the snowy town of Nelson BC, we have friendly and knowledgeable staff that give you the professional service you need in a fun, energetic atmosphere.
Enjoy casual sophistication in an urban atmosphere amid the bustle of downtown Nelson’s Baker Street. Designated Red Seal Chef Trevor Ditzel offers up modern and affordable gourmet cuisine ranging from West Coast fare to heart-warming, belly-filling comfort food. Ninety per cent of the menu can be prepared gluten-free and the five-star dessert menu is not to be missed.
Nelson Family Financial Services offers a full complement of financial services ranging from investments and personal insurance to banking. As a family owned business, we have valued helping other families with their financial needs through all stages of life, for over 20 years.
May you find peace in the place you call home.
At Samurai Hardwood we combine traditional craftsmanship with contemporary techniques to bring
your space to life, from the ground up.
We offer a wide range of products including locally milled wide plank woods, domestic and imported solid and engineered hardwood, vinyl, cork and bamboo flooring. We also provide exceptional refinishing and staining services as well as custom staircase design.
We’ll help guide you through the flooring process, from start to finish. We’re dedicated to meeting
your projects needs and capturing your style.
Serving the West Kootenays!
Let us help transform your home with high quality and affordable window coverings.
Create your outdoor oasis with a new Hot Tub Spa, embrace the world of Hydrotherapy and Relaxation.
Enhance your outdoor living space with a Patio Flame Table and Barbeque.
We offer free in home consultations and take pride in our prompt, friendly service.
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday – Saturday 11:00 – 4:30
Sunday – Tuesday: By appointment (call or email)
Financing available (o.a.c) through our partners at Financeit. Click the link below to pre-qualify online.
An authorized Graber Blinds dealer
An authorized H2O Spas dealer
An authorized Maax (Vita) Spas dealer
Touch Massage was established in 2007 by GingerJoy Rivest as a Neuro-Somatic therapeutic bodywork practice. Since then Ginger added to her training with Thai Massage training in Chang Mai Thailand, and by completing the 3 year Registered Massage Therapist certification and licensing for BC in 2012. The purpose of such rigorous training is to provide you with the highest standard of front line health care that can address everything from chronic pain and injury rehabilitation to pure relaxation from daily stress. Her comprehensive training includes deep tissue and light touch approaches. Your session will be designed to suit your body’s needs and experience with massage.
We strive to create clean, user-friendly designs on both the web and in print. We believe that
well-presented content supported by outstanding imagery is a great marriage. Over the past 18
years, our skill set has grown beyond only web design, to include photography, aerial imagery,
video production, print design, branding, and content procurement for social media. We have
a proven track record of building sites and empowering clients with clean, vibrant, and human
centric design. We love building lasting relationships and supporting our clients as they grow