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70 Church St., V9R 5H4 Nanaimo, Canada – Show map
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Cycling, Fitness Center, Bicycle Rental
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying, Hair/Beauty Salon
Newspapers, Safe, Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to two children under 18 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged CAD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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This hotel is on Long Lake, 10 minutes from downtown Nanaimo, British Columbia. It serves a daily continental breakfast and all rooms feature a lake view from a balcony or patio.
Score from 131 reviews Very good
Featuring rooms with ocean or city views, this hotel in downtown Nanaimo is a 2 minute walk from shops and restaurants on Harbourfront Walkway. A spa and restaurant are on site.
Score from 342 reviews Excellent
Located on Long Lake, Nanaimo this property features a hot tub. Free Wi-Fi and daily breakfast are included. Departure Bay ferry terminal is 8 km away.
Score from 35 reviews Exceptional
This charming motel features spacious suites with a full kitchen. In central Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, this inn is across from Harbourside Walkway and offers sea views of Newcastle Channel.
Score from 109 reviews Very good
Very much enjoyed my stay at the Dorchester. I was upgraded to a harbour view room and the room was very comfortable. The hotel is beautiful, modern and functional. Good breakfast served by the friendliest lady ever. Communication before my stay was prompt and efficient. I would definitely stay there next time in Nanaimo.
No hot water No restaurant
Location - next to the Old Quarter in downtown Nanaimo with lovely shops, restaurants and bars nearby.Nice harbour view.
Our room was small and a little tired especially the bathroom.
My husband went to a private party so I had to eat alone. Allison was friendly and made me feel like family. Moved her company. She is a keeper
A little cramped in the room. Hard to get around the bed at times.
Town centre, yet quiet; free car parking; decent rooms with all you need.
We arrived at 8.20 p.m., restaurant already shut. Breakfast menu not extensive and prices a bit too high.
When we needed to place to eat because the hotel restaurant was closed the staff gave us suggestions of where to go. The best was the view from the window facing the water. When we arrived it was raining hard, but the view still was wonderful. The next day, with the sunshine, well it was simply gorgeous!
I didn't like that the restaurant wasn't open earlier for breakfast or later for dinner. With the conference sessions we had it would have been helpful to have earlier and later hours. There wasn't much else open close by at the hours we needed either. The room that the conference was held in was much too warm. Many attending said the same.
Parking,front desk not helpful signage needed in parking lot to get you into hotel 3 other guest could not find an entrance
Because I was staying for six nights, the hotel put me in a Jr Suite which was a nice surprise. The be was extremely comfortable and the extra space was well appreciated. The staff were all really friendly and very helpful, always greeting me as I came and went, making me feel at home.
The sofa wasn't overly comfortable but sofa bed sofas never are.
Bruce at the desk was incredibly knowledgeable and helpful and even suggested items for our next port of call, Tofino as well as answering all our questions about the local area.
The pre-wrapped drinking glass in our room looked as though it hadn't been washed properly. It may be a problem with the water or dishwasher rinse aid given the rest of the accommodation was so clean. But we used the plastic cups to drink from instead.
Comfortable room in a hotel with a convenient location, just steps from the waterfront.
A very odd floor layout... possibly an amalgamation of two buildings. Had to walk the length of two parallel hallways to get to the elevator which was actually only a few metres from our room.
convenient location helpful staff
location, cookies and coffee in the lobby, quiet room with nice decor and lovely views
advertised bikes but only one worked after wrestling them out of a utility room and pumping up 6 tires.. fix your bikes - they just need some inner tubes and a bit of attention!! Restaurant/ bar not open much & would be nice to have more lighting/plants and atmosphere on the deck
Staff was lovely and helpful.
Awful parking lot.
On whole comfort of hotel was reasonable.
The hotel room itself was reminiscent of the past and could do with updating.
great downtown location to walk everywhere. friendly, helpful staff.
very small dark room and bathroom; no breakfast til 8
Okay for one night
Wasn't very clean. Carefully when you shower switches back and forth between hot and cold. Check you coffee supplies and glasses return if dirty.
We loved the view from our room and the close proximity to restaurants, the waterfront and cute little shops
Breakfast was greasy!!
Location. One of us was taking flight to Vancouver next morning so location was perfect. Laundry facility was a huge bonus.
We were a party of 3 for 1 night. Hotel does not provide cots so 1 of us was a little uncomfortable on a jury-rigged bed made of 2 chairs and a luggage rack.
Friendly staff, clean room, comfortable bed, free coffee, in the heart of Nanaimo.
Room was a bit small, wifi could be faster
We have stayed here once before and really love the professionalism of the front desk person. The rooms are nice and clean and comfortable very quiet. Enjoyed being close to the waterfront and lots of shops around. This is definitely our favourite hotel to stay at when we want a get a away! Thank you to your great staff!
Very informed and prompt service in the evening and the morning. House cleaning was very polite and friendly. This was a memorable touch and should be encouraged.
The late arrival parking is poor. Though the facility has a plan and a program for late arrivals the issue can certainly be security.
room was very comfortable. we were on the water side, lovely view. The patio outside was very nice as we met other family out there that were also staying at the hotel
The fact that we booked in May for a stay in July and we were charged on our credit card immediately in May. The restaurant closes too early on Sunday.
Very good sea view and friendly staff
Not very stable wifi
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