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Stylish Historic Brick Loft

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sophisticated 2 Bed 2 Bath Historic Brick Loft

The elegant Tremont Loft is located on the top floor of a fabulous 1899 character building in Nelson B.C., Canada. A miner's hotel in the 1890's, The Tremont Loft was completely re-built in 2016, and features two king size bedrooms, two bathrooms (both with beautiful showers, one with soaker tub), exposed brick walls, 10.5' ceilings, refinished historic fir floors, elegant bath fixtures, chef's kitchen, cozy gas fireplace, views of Baker Street and the mountains beyond, and an intriguing, private courtyard. A sophisticated, luxury suite for the stylish & discerning traveller. * The posted rate is for 2 people - up to two additional guests can be accommodated, for a fee of $75 CAD per guest. * Free PRIVATE OFF STREET PARKING! Please note: this is a NON SMOKING property. SORRY - NO CHILDREN UNDER 14.

Douglas Jones
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Douglas Jones

Your hosts - Doug Jones & Fiona Richards!

Doug - I'm a professional illustrator for clients such as the New York Times, Rolling Stone Magazine, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal etc. I also did all of the finish carpentry that you see in the loft.

Fiona - I was born and raised in Scotland - I'm the CEO of Cartolina, a retail and wholesale paper and gift company. Our award winning retail store is on the main floor of the building, below the loft - we hope you'll pop in and say hi - we love meeting our guests and are happy to provide local information. We have lived in Nelson for over 20 years.

What makes this guest house unique

A unique opportunity to stay in one of Nelson's oldest historic buildings. Built in 1891 as the Tremont Hotel during the early days of a silver and gold mining rush to the area. Great care was taken to maintain a historic feel, while providing all the modern amenities that travellers hope for. Beautiful refinished fir floors, tongue & groove ceilings, marble and granite counters, stainless steel appliances, including a 6 burner professional range. The loft has state of the art heating and air conditioning, as well as a mechanical ventilation system to provide fresh air into the loft 24hrs a day. The gas fireplace will immediately warm you up on cold winter days after skiing. Historic photographs line the walls of the private mini bar- and give you a glimpse of what the building and Nelson looked like in the 1890's. The rooftop courtyard is completely private - no one can see in - a great place for catching some sun, or sitting in the evening with a drink.

We also have private off street parking available for guests at the rear of the building. King size beds in both bedrooms with 800 thread count sheets, lots of pillows, bedside tables, alarm clocks etc. Iron, ironing board, hair dryers, and all the dishes, glasses and cooking utensils you might need.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic space. Doug and Fiona have thought about every detail.
Feb 2017
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Nelson Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 15
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No commercial activity of any kind, weddings, parties, photo shoots, meetings, gatherings, etc.
  • No candles, BBQ's, or incense of any kind
  • Windows must be closed during bad weather, and when you leave the Loft unoccupied.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King size bed, high quality linens, bedside tables, closet
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Stylish Historic Brick Loft
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Delightful experience!!

  • 5 of 5

Exquisitely arranged, with rich quality appointments. The lovely view over the historic buildings was a sweeping vista of the magnificent mountain that contains Nelson. Everything was perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Exactly as advertised. Beautiful, comfortable, in a great location. Thoughtfully equipped kitchen and bathrooms--everything you need is there! One of the nicest vacation rentals we've stayed in, anywhere in the world.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exquisite property and location.

  • 5 of 5

The loft is beautifully renovated, incorporating modern and historical elements. Well appointed with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Great private patio. Very quiet. Lots of stairs so if you have mobility challenges that may be a limitation. One of the best VRBO stays we have had. Thanks Doug and Fiona!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, unique accommodation

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended, I have nothing remotely negative to say about this accommodation. Great location, excellent facilities, beautifully decorated, I wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely the best!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our three night stay at The Tremont Loft! The interior is beautiful eccentricity manifested. The high ceilings and very large great room are both inspiring and restful. Brick walls and marble, handmade tables and shelves, intricate tile work and decorative wood finishes give the loft its flawless personality.

The beds are so comfortable we slept from night to morning without waking. The bathrooms, patio, media room, even the closets, are fresh and so well thought out.

I would've stayed in the loft all day long, but I had shopping to do the loft owner's beautiful store downstairs, Cartolina. It's a wonderland of artful novelty.

I had the best time in Nelson, BC and hope to return soon. Thank you Fiona and Doug for your fabulous place!


  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
44 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Hume Hotel
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Kootenay Lake
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Granite Point
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Kilometres
Cantina Del Centro
Nearest Ski
19 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Lakeside Park

World famous powder skiing/snowboarding, plenty of wildlife including bears, fabulous Kootenay Lake with sandy beaches and swimming, great boutique shopping down Baker Street - and the charm of the best mountain town ever!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $79.05
Refundable damage deposit $395.26
Tax Rate 5.0%

The rate of $270 is for two guests. The Loft has a maximum occupancy of 4 people. (Two king size beds) Additional guests are $75 per guest.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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