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Best Western Dorchester Hotel

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70 Church St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H4 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews church street older hotel harbour view downtown nanaimo parking lot is queen bed great view front desk staff central location one night stay vancouver island worcester ferry victoria bc shampoo walkway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 2 nights and enjoyed the experience thoroughly. We had a bit of a hiccup at first with booking but the hotel manager, Julie, resolved the matter fully and everything went very smoothly from there. The property is older but is quite well...More

Thank mundabella
Response from NanaimoResponse, Front Office Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mundabella, Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently spent 1 night here on our brief trip to Vancouver Is. We loved our 4th. floor habor view room. The two queen beds were very comfy. The view was great. The location is very nice if you want to walk...More

Thank highdesertbadger
Response from NanaimoResponse, Front Desk Representative at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In spite of the good location in proximity to key downtown sites, this hotel with tiny rooms and somewhat tired amenities, does not meet up with BW’s usual standards in my view. Ours had the feel of a storage closet, what with the refrigerator door...More

Thank Jean V
Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jean V, On behalf of our entire team, please accept our sincere apology for not meeting your expectation during your stay. Some of our City view Standard Queen rooms are compact sized, and I'd like you to suggest to try our other room types...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed at the Dorchester on numerous occasions at different times of the year. We have thoroughly enjoyed the rooms which are very comfortable spacious and provide a beautiful view of the Nanaimo harbour. The Dorchester is located in the heart...More

Thank Navijak
Response from NanaimoResponse, Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Navijak, thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your comment. Will look forward to your future stay with us. Sincerely, Julie Park

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent one night to attend a wedding. Only a 20 minute taxi drive from the airport at a cost of about $35.00. Hotel is in walking distance of everything you could want. We arrived at 1:00 but check in is 3:00. The wedding started...More

Thank T_A_Travel
Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear T_A_Travel, Thank you for staying with Best Western Dorchester Hotel. Also, we appreciate for sharing your positive experience with us. I'm glad to hear that our team was able to accommodate your needs for early check in and you were able to utilize our...More

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The BEST WESTERN Dorchester Nanaimo Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Nanaimo over looking picturesque Nanaimo Harbour. Our charming heritage boutique-style hotel is decorated in a style More that blends old world class with modern conveniences to make your stay at this Nanaimo hotel a comfortable and memorable one! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Hotel Style
Onsen
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
70
Price range
US$ 102 - US$ 155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Nanaimo
,
Nanaimo Best Western
,
Best Western Dorchester Hotel Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
70
Price range
US$ 102 - US$ 155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Nanaimo
,
Nanaimo Best Western
,
Best Western Dorchester Hotel Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
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vipaddler
30 September 2016|
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Response from benji832016 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, there's no jacuzzi facilities... They do have a fitness room though.
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"Harbor view - Upper floors."
highdesertbadger
1 week ago
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"Fabulous view of the harbour. Excellent sea walk."
Navijak
3 weeks ago
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"Views over the harbor are lovely and worth the little bit extra."
Hay_9
16 Sep 2018
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"Rooms on the east side get a view of the harbour and the Bastion"
568MarkM
11 Jul 2018
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