The Historic Lund Hotel

Website: www.lundhotel.com
Email: info@lundhotel.com

Contact: reservations Hotel
Location: Lund
Address:
1436 Hwy 101
Lund, BC V0N 2G0

Phone: (604) 414-0474
Fax: (604) 414-0476
Toll free: 1-877-569-3999

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Description:

-The Lund Hotel
 
A New Beginning at the End of Highway 101
 
At the gateway to Desolation Sound, at the end of Highway 101, the Lund Hotel presents itself in new splendour to the public.
 
The 100+ year old facility was built by the Swedish Thulin brothers at the end of the 19th century. Fred Thulin had left his home in Sweden in 1889 and set eyes on the bay that would be Lund on March 18; the same year. Fred was not the first settler who recognized the area's ideal setting. Sliammon, Homalco and Klahoose people had used the bay as a year round village site for thousands of years. To them it was known as Gl'amin. The village was home of dozens of families. The brothers Thulin pre-empted the land around 1890 and re-named the area 'Lund' because the word was easy to remember and easy to spell.
 
In 1892 the first post office was established, the second one north of Vancouver. The Thulin brothers then opened a small general store and in 1894 the first hotel license was issued - the first one north of Vancouver. Lund and the Hotel quickly developed into a hub of coastal activity and to this day the Hotel remains at the heart of this small community.
 
Times were not always easy for the Hotel. During the last century it changed ownership frequently. In receivership and a sad state of disrepair, the Lund Hotel closed its doors in 1998.
 
On November 15th 2000, the Sliammon Development Corporation, the economic development arm of the Sliammon First Nation, in partnership with Powell River entrepreneur David Formosa, purchased the decaying property, marina and RV park. A major renovations project commenced in December.
 
The building was jacked up and new foundations and support beams were installed throughout all three floors. The heat, fire and electrical systems were upgraded to code. New hardwood floors were laid and a spacious lobby was created. The pub was moved to its original location and a sundeck was added, allowing patrons to savour the salty ocean breeze. Historic photographs telling the story of Lund now dress the walls and all guestrooms are decorated with handpainted murals by local artist Debra Bevaart. Outside an extensive gardening project restored lawns and flowerbeds and a gazebo with hot tub overlooking Finn Bay was added.
 
 
The Hotel now features:
 
31 Guest Rooms: The guest rooms offer views, in-room coffee service, telephones and TV/VCR combinations!
 
A Restaurant with Sundeck serving Fresh West Coast Cuisine: Observe the activity in the small coast community from your window seat in the restaurant!
 
A Pub with Deck, Pool Tables, Keno and a Variety of Beers on Tap: Enjoy great views, a game of pool and conversations with visitors and locals!
 
Meeting Facilities: The meeting room accommodates up to 40 persons and is ideal for retreats and brainstorming sessions.
 
A Hot Tub: The hot tub overlooks Finn Bay and offers ultimate relaxation!
 
General/Liquor Store and Post Office: In the spirit of the Thulin bothers' first store, the general store and post office provide anything you need `... deli meats, fresh produce, dried goods, alcoholic beverages, fishing tackle, marine charts, souvenirs, post cards, stamps ... the list is endless!
 
An Art Gallery: The Tug-guhm gallery features local artists. It is also a studio where you can observe artists at work!
 
A Laundromat: The laundromat is popular with boaters and other outdoor enthusiasts who use the hotel as a base to replenish and refresh!
 
A Marina with Gas Dock, Moorage, Garbage Disposal, Marine Repair Services etc: Boaters travelling up and down the coast stop to refuel and for repairs, take on supplies and enjoy a meal in the pub or restaurant.
 
For more information call 1-877-569-3999 or visit our web site.

Rates:

High Season Accommodation Rates:

$130.00 to $225.00 plus taxes
 
Low Season Accommodation Rates:

$75.00 to $85.00 plus taxes

Payment Terms/Methods:

Interac, Cash, Travellers Cheques, All Major Credit Cards

Cancellation Policy:

4:00 pm hold or guarantee to credit card. Guaranteed no-show rooms will be charged at 100%.

    Additional Features:

    • Pub ,Restaurant, Meeting/Banquet Facilities
    • Post Office, General and Liquor Store
    • Art Gallery
    • Marina with Marine Fuel Dock
    • Interpretive Tours
    • Boat Charters for up to 50 persons



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