Conveniently located in Vancouver’s Harbor City, Colonial Motel offers free Wi-Fi and is within walking distance to a coin-operated launderette. This privately owned motel is a 0.9 mi drive from Nanaimo city center.

The soft hues of Motel Colonial’s rooms invite guests to relax after a day of exploring “Hub City.” A microwave, refridgerator, as well tea- and coffee-making facilities, facilitate eating on-the-go. A kitchenette is also available in select rooms.

For those who enjoy the sea, the BC Ferry is a 0.9 mi drive away, while the Marina is within a 5 minutes’ walk. The Terminal Park Shopping Plaza is also just a 5 minutes’ walk from the motel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Colonial Motel has been welcoming guests since Feb 14, 2012

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  • The staff speaks English

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Closest Airports
  • Nanaimo Airport
    9.6 miles
  • Vancouver International Airport
    34.9 miles
  • Victoria International Airport
    43.9 miles
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Amenities of Colonial Motel
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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From 2:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

< 1 year old
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Colonial Motel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Colonial Motel

  • Room options at Colonial Motel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Family

  • Check-in at Colonial Motel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Colonial Motel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at Colonial Motel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Colonial Motel (subject to availability):

      • Parking on site
      • Parking
      • Free parking

    • Colonial Motel is 1.3 miles from the center of Nanaimo.

    • Yes, Colonial Motel is popular with guests booking family stays.