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Welcome to the St. George Hotel Bed & Breakfast - an Adult and family oriented restored saloon and brothel located smack dab in the middle of Barkerville Historic Town. The St. George Hotel depicts an authentic 1890`s atmosphere while ensuring our guests have access to 21st century amenities. Our quaint 7 room property offers beautifully appointed rooms, fabulous breakfast and a front row seat to the comings and goings of Barkerville`s colourful characters. Always in period costume and well versed in local history, our staff can’t wait to extend a warm welcome and are happy to assist you in enjoying the interpretive programs, restaurants, shops, Theatre Royal and of course gold panning in Barkerville. We'll connect you to special events in Barkerville, and in the nearby gold-rush community of Wells. 2017 New Management!! Dave and Cheryl have been 'locals' for 22 years and won numerous tourism awards for their innovative customer service. We're looking forward to meeting you.
ST GEORGE HOTEL
Main Street Barkerville Historic Town
P.O. Box 4
Barkerville British Columbia
Host(s): Cheryl Macarthy and Dave Jorgenson
The St. George Hotel has been an icon in Barkerville Historic Town since 1898.Barkerville is the only heritage site in Canada that allows overnight guests.Barkerville is the largest historic site in Western Canada, both Provincial and National Historic Sites.The St. George has been featured on Mantracker, Discovering Great Towns and West Coast Escapes.We also starred in the Emmy Award winning show, TravelScope, on PBS!Our 2nd floor balcony is the perfect viewing platform for the best of Barkerville's street theatre.We serve spectacular breakfasts - see our rave reviews on Trip Advisor.Barkerville was named for Billy Barker who bought drinks for the whole town when he struck the motherlode.
There is nothing that compares to the magic of the spectacular Cariboo night sky as you wander the town's boardwalks in your own private ghost town. Our comfortable parlour is the perfect place to enjoy lively conversation with new friends and your favorite beverage. After what may be the best sleep you have ever had, prepare to enjoy a delicious breakfast served a la carte at our huge boarding house reach dining table on fine china- an elegant start to your day. Kick back on the 2nd floor balcony and watch the parade of miners and merchants as they go about their typical day in a Gold Rush town. Wave to the folks coming by on the stagecoach and get the best view in town for daily street theatre. Take advantage of our icebox on the balcony for your drinks and snacks or please ask us if you need ice packs for your personal coolers. Looking for something out of the ordinary? The St. George Hotel is available to host your group's or family's special occasion. Gather up the gang and make your weekend extraordinary. Call anytime for group and Special Event rates and customized plans to accommodate your imagination and your budget. Whether you plan to spend the day, or make us your home base for exploring the Barkerville/ Wells/ Bowron Lake area, you'll find the St. George Hotel is the perfect place to relax in the midst of history. Our friendly staff will make you feel right at home after your adventure along the Gold Rush Trail. If you're arriving late in Barkerville, call us from Quesnel for some eating advice. We have really great restaurants and pubs, but Barkerville and Wells restaurants have seasonal schedules that we can advise you on before you get here!
Coffee and tea hit the sideboard in the lobby by 7:30 am. Snacks, Juice, Granola, Yohgurt trickle out, and finally around 8:15 we fortify even more coffee with the actual Breakfast!
Breakfast is for miners and maidens, and consists of some kind of yummy daily egg style, with a variety of meats on the side, potatoe and vegetable medleys, various types of breads, fruit platters, confitures and even a fire-roasted salsa brought in by that famous mexican packer, 'Cataline'.
Various yarns, tales and amusements added, at no extra charge.
Don't forget to let us know if you have any dietary issues, or if you need to hit the trail early on your last morning.
Hit the trail, or hit the streets by 10:00 am. and we'll start cleaning up the rooms for the day!
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Barkerville is located deep in the Cariboo Mountains in east-central British Columbia, Canada. A leisurely drive 81 kms east of Quesnel on Hwy 26 will get you here. The town of Wells and the world renowned Bowron Lakes are close neighbors.
How to find us:
By Car: East on Hwy 26 off of Hwy 97
By Air: Central Mountain Air and WestJet operate flights from Vancouver and Edmonton to Quesnel and Prince George.
By Rail: Via Rail runs services from Vancouver
By Bus: Greyhound
Local Bus: Barkerville/Quesnel Scheduled every Thursday only.
Light Aircraft: Landing strip just outside park entrance
Be advised that if you take public transportation to Quesnel, there is no rental car service in Quesnel. From Prince George, you MUST rent a vehicle as no regular bus service is available.
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