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Accent Inns Blog

Sure, we thought about coming up with a new and exciting name for our blog: Ol’ Bloggy Blog.
The Duck Stops Here. Kevin.

But at the end of the day, our Google experts said that people if people are looking for our blog, they aren’t going to search “The Duck Stops Here”. Or sadly, “Kevin”.

So, welcome to the Accent Inns Blog, where we’ll post stories about what’s going on in our hotels, at our locations, and more.

(By the way, if you do come up with a great name for the blog, let us know—and then we’ll let our experts know, who will let Google and Bing and all the other search engines know. You know?)

Best Bike Trails at Accent Inns

Some places say they are bike friendly, but really they are bike tolerant. We are bike friendly and spandex tolerant. We have free bike rentals at all locations and if you bring your own bike, it will feel like it is on vacation too. We have a bike cleaning and tuning stations, rags available at Read the rest of this entry »

July 19th, 2017 in Uncategorized

5 Ways to Have an Outstanding Day at Deer Lake Park

Our Burnaby hotel is so close to Vancouver’s more popular attractions, hidden gems in our backyard are often overlooked.  If you’ve got a little extra time after you’ve ticked off your Vancouver wishlist, or if you want to spend a day off the beaten track, we highly recommend Burnaby’s Deer Lake Park. The park is Read the rest of this entry »

June 7th, 2017 by Kate Coulombe in Uncategorized

Accent Inns Offers Accommodation For YVR Travellers Affected By Travel Ban

Accent Inns is offering complimentary accommodation at its Vancouver Airport Hotel location to Vancouver International Airport (YVR) travellers from the Muslim-majority countries affected by U.S. President Trump’s travel ban. “We at Accent Inns are saddened by any sort of discrimination,” says Mandy Farmer, CEO of Accent Inns. “We want to take a stand for what’s Read the rest of this entry »

January 31st, 2017 in Community

Face-to-Face Time

I was in the Bin 4 Burger Lounge at the Accent Inn in Victoria recently waiting for a colleague to arrive for lunch and I watched a good-looking, young, well-dressed, professional couple engrossed on their smartphones. Looking around I saw they weren’t the only ones – people out with loved ones, business colleagues, friends – Read the rest of this entry »

January 31st, 2017 in Travel

Plan Your Charitable Donations Now!

Well Christmas is over, the New Year has begun and most of us have already broken some if not all of our resolutions. Actually I haven’t – as I wrote earlier this month I chose resolutions that I knew I could keep – is that cheating?

January 24th, 2017 in Community