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Free Spirit Spheres

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2017

When we knew that we were going to be staying in Vancouver for a few nights on our way back from Hawaii, my fiance and I did some research on the most unique places to stay in and around Vancouver. This place topped all lists, and immediately caught our attention. We had to check it out! Basically the owner Tom,...

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Tom C, Manager at Free Spirit Spheres, responded to this review

Hi Guys. Thanks for the kind words. It makes my day to hear feedback like that. The spheres are great but its the magic of the forest that really makes the experience memorable. Tom

Reviewed 5 December 2016

We stayed in Eryn for one night, and it was absolutely overwhelming! The Sphere wan incredible comfortable and warm. Every sphere has it's own bathroom. A kitchen is available for all the guests, and a sauna!!! The location is very private and it has a little lake. Spending time there was relaxing and peaceful. Sleeping in a sphere made me...

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South Carrollton, Ky
Reviewed 29 November 2016

One just has to stay in a Sphere in the woods. I'd read for several years about this place & it was unbelievably awesome. Tom & Rosie are excellent hosts & we love the story of how our sphere, "Melody", got her name. Tom is a visionary & we know he has another sphere, two actually, in the making. No...

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Tom C, Owner at Free Spirit Spheres, responded to this review

Hi Guys. Thanks for the kind words and the great review. It is that kind of feedback that makes it all worth while. I feel humble but my heart is full. Thank you.

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stayed 1 night in Melody and it was absolutely a magical place. Tucked away in the woods, we were 1 of 3 spheres that were on the property at the time and while we ran into 1 other couple during our stay, it was completely private and you really felt that you were alone and had your privacy. The...

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Tom C, Owner at Free Spirit Spheres, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Denise. It's reviews like yours that make it all worth while. We really appreciate it. Look forward to seeing you again. Tom and Rosey

Bangor, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed in Melody...again... Checking in was very pleasant...everyone involved in this family business is so nice. Tom took us on the tour, showed us to our sphere, and re-acquainted us with her...including how to lower the murphy bed. He took us on a walk around the property, showed us the new bathrooms (one for each sphere, which is a...

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Mission BC
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed two nights in the Melody treehouse. It was beautiful and very relaxing. I am very fussy about places being clean and this place was spotless.There is a double bed which we found very comfortable. It folds down from the wall. There are two small tables and two bench seats to sit at to eat, play games or read....

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Tom C, Owner at Free Spirit Spheres, responded to this review

Thank you. We're so glad you were 'Empressed' by your 'expherience' with us :-)

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Beautiful, well-crafted, unique, artisan spheres are inviting and comfortable with every detail thoughtfully and lovingly addressed. An amazing basket of snacks provided a warm welcome. The immaculate, well-apportioned bathhouse was comfortable, thanks to Gracie, and the dry sauna relaxing. A magical pond in the center of the property was the perfect location to enjoy a glass of wine after sunset...

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Tom C, Owner at Free Spirit Spheres, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Lynda. It was a pleasure serving you.

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We had an amazing and magical stay in a rainforest tree house that would entice a hobbit from their hole. The beds were comfy and cozy and the view from the windows was amazing as we spent our evening securely suspended in our snug little sphere. It was an adventure we will never forget and would repeat in a heartbeat...

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Tom C, Owner at Free Spirit Spheres, responded to this review

Hi Jeanne: Thanks for connecting with us and our little bit of forest. We hope to see you again some time.

calgary
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My partner and I were doing a road trip in BC, and he had always wanted to stay at Free Spirits Spheres so we did and boy, were we happy that we did. What a fantastic place - you get to sleep in the trees in this amazing sphere (Canadian made too - woot woot!). Tom and Rosie were such...

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Kawartha Lakes, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing place and worth every penny! Stay here if it is at all possible. Rosie and Tom are great hosts, very friendly and happy to answer all questions. The snack basket prepared for our arrival was delicious. The spheres are stunning and very special. Everything is immaculate and tastefully done. We were sorry to leave.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We provide accommodation in luxurious Spherical Tree Houses that are suspended from the trees by ropes. The spheres are suspended in the forest canopy and guests get to hang out in a serene forest setting in a sphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Free Spirit Spheres

Address: 420 Horne Lake Rd, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1Z7, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Qualicum Beach
Number of rooms: 3
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“Melody is the largest of the 3 spheres and accommodates 2 people comfortably.”
DeniseT43, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Eve,great for lovers,maybe more suited to single philosophers. Larger Spheres available. Book a year ahead for best reservation results.”
  • The Eve Sphere
196robertt, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Only three spheres. Limited choice, need to book early.”
255nickye, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Melody has a full size queen bed.”
  • The Melody's full size queen 'murphy' bed
  • Private Electric Composting Toilet for the Melody
  • The Melody Sphere Entrance
  • The Melody Sphere Ceiling
  • Inside the Melody
  • Melody Sphere with Bill taking a picture from below.
  • Private locking shower/washrooms.
deseret, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“You can't choose a bad room here, the spheres are in a special secluded wood, the views are amazing, the experience like no other.”
  • Melody, celebrating my husbands Birthday.
JACQUIH981, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
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