|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
The convenience of Moderne Guest Suite makes it an ideal home base while visiting Penticton. Located close to downtown, you will find all the amenities and services you need to complete your stay all within walking distance! The suite has a private entrance with parking just out your door, and our secluded courtyard feels like you're in the country. NEW FOR 2014 - a full kitchen with stove, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle and french press coffee maker! The suite features 1 queen size bed with a queen size futon/sofa and a 3 piece bathroom (shower only). Suite is ground level access but bathroom is not large enough to meet wheelchair accessible code but it is usable with assistance.
Stuart is originally from Forestburg, Alberta and moved in 1981 from Calgary to Penticton to take over the long established photography studio McDonalds Photography. Del was born and raised in Penticton and after working and raising her family in Vancouver and Prince Rupert returned in 1983 to take over Hair World. The two first met in 83, and worked together on several joint shows and exhibitions featuring their complimentary talents. In 1999 they joined together in love and work and have operated their businesses from the property where they live. Together, they have now built the studio of their dreams on the same property as their home. Studio Del is Del's hair salon and art studio on the top floor (Del earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 2001) and Stuart Bish Photography occupies the main floor and basement of the beautiful new building. Del's brother, Brian Nelson and architect based in Kamloops designed the new building. It is his admiration of the Art Moderne and Modern Contemporary style that is evident in the 1940 home that inspired the new building aptly named 'Box Camera'. Stuart and Del are pleased to offer this lovely private suite which was the former photography office to those who want to enjoy the many holiday recreations that Penticton and area have to offer.
Stuart Bish purchased this studio in 1996
This home was chosen for its character and central location. It is a 1940 heritage home from the Art Moderne movement which was designed by architect Robert Lyon. He later became Reeve of the town of Penticton and presided over the growing community's change from town to city. This home and a 'sister' home of similar style in Kelowna designed by Mr. Lyon were featured in a chapter of a book entitled 'Building the West - The Early Architects of British Columbia' by Donald Luxton.
We love the extra large size of the property which gives breathing room and of course the 'Art Deco - Modernity' of the architecture. Be sure to ask us about those defining features, which when understood, helps to appreciate the wide influence this design movement has in the evolution of design, art and architecture.
We (three late-middle-aged, a couple and a single) stayed here for two nights while attending a wedding. The listing was accurate, and the photos properly represented the facilities. Fisheye lens makes it a little bigger than reality, but that is to be expected. Very clean, and luscious linens. Owners very helpful, gave us an orientation and then left us alone -- not at all intrusive. Safe, relatively quiet, tiny grocery store across the street for any needs. Kitchen fully equipped. Futon extremely comfortable. Aircon quiet and efficient. All in all very pleasant, and I would recommend it to anyone needing a base in the Penticton area.
Charming vacation rental that features a fully serviced kitchen and lovely outdoor garden. The Art Deco charm invited us to open the provided bottle of local wine and relax before we headed out on our bikes to ride parts of the Kettle Valley trails not far from our door. The unit is clean, we'll organized, fully serviced and lovingly decorated. We all appreciated the beautiful linens, original art and fresh flowers that demonstrated these were hosts that we're thoughtful of making their guests stay pleasurable. They were so nice to us we left feeling like good friends. Even though the residence is in town and on a well traveled street, the beautiful garden provided a sanctuary of quiet and beauty. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Great to have grocery and wine shopping a walkable distance away. Loads of care taken to make our women's cycling retreat memorable. Thanks!
My wife and I also booked this suite last minute and were lucky to have it available for the next few days. After a long day of travelling it was a relief to finally arrive and find what awaited us. The accommodations were excellently decorated and maintained and the kitchenette was perfect for breakfasts and a light lunch. The owners were amazing people with lots of recommendations and advice for the area - even the dogs had a great time playing together. Perfect for wine tours in the Naramata region or just enjoying everything Penticton has to offer
My wife and I booked at the last minute (the day before we were due to arrive) and somehow managed to find the suite available. The suite was thankfully air conditioned, perfectly sized for a couple (sitting area, eating nook, bathroom and bedroom) and very well appointed. It's moments from the "lazy river" and the Skaha beach and has a beautiful courtyard out back.
But, what makes the place exquisite are the owners. What wonderful people! We'd stay here again in a heartbeat.
We really enjoyed our stay at this suite over the long weekend in August. We were greeted by the hosts who were warm and welcoming. The suite was very comfortable, and has a lot of beautiful art and photography. We had everything we needed, and it was a very nice and relaxing experience. We would have loved to stay in more to enjoy the suite and the relaxing courtyard if we didn't have so many activities planned. It was just a short walk to a lot of different stores and amenities which was very convenient. We also arranged a wine tour, and the shuttle picked us up at the suite, since it’s close to the Wine and Tourist Information Centre. We definitely want to return and stay there again!
Moderne Guest Suite is a totally private suite that is conveniently located close to downtown Penticton, and offers quick access to all the great things that this area has to offer! Here to play? Year-round, Penticton and area has a very long list of activities and interests for everyone. Here to work? Moderne Guest Suite is 5 blocks from the downtown core and convention centre/events centre, and only 8 blocks from the Lakeside Resort and Casino. Two bus routes are just a walk out your door. Across the street is a convenience store, and less than a block away is the Plaza Shopping Centre which features Safeway, Starbucks, Shoppers Drug Mart, Government 'Signature' Liquor Store, Dollar Store, Wendy's and other shops and services. 5 blocks away is a cold beer and wine store, Home Hardware, Rona, Canadian Tire and Mohawk service station with car wash. Penticton's library and museum are 3 blocks away, and several excellent restaurants are within easy walking distance (5 blocks or less). In spite of the close-in location, our secluded courtyard will make you feel like you're in the country. The suite has a 42' TV with cable services including Netflix, and features WiFi with full signal strength in the suite. NEW FOR 2014 - the suite now has a full kitchen so you can prepare all your meals.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||C$200|
Payment can be made with Credit Card (Visa, M/C), PayPal or e-transfer. If arrangements need to be made to pay the balance due on arrival, we can accept Debit card as well. Cancellation Policy. If the guest wishes to cancel the reserved dates, any deposit paid will be refunded as follows:
100% if cancelled 30 days prior to the check-in date.
50% if cancelled 7 days prior to the check-in date.
25% if cancelled 3 days prior to the check-in date.
0% if cancelled less than 3 days prior to the check-in date.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (CAD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.