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Grande Prairie, Canada
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114 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed there for three nights. We got a family suite as there were five adults and a baby. Lots of room and nice view of the lake. Came with free breakfast and had all the usual. Toast, eggs, waffles, cereal and fruit. Over all a nice place to stay.

Thank GummyStewart
Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My husband and I recently enjoyed a very pleasant stay at the inn on long lake in a king room on the third floor. The view from the room is serene - a beautiful lake with trees reflected in the water. Beds/pillows are wonderful and the rooms are very clean. breakfast starts at 630 with a good selection of baked... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent two nights at this hotel and it was a VERY pleasant experience. The entire staff was extremely friendly and ....they really do love dogs. We had a ground floor room that opened right out onto the grass around the lake which was very convenient. If you are travelling with your pooch on the island, we would highly... More 

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, comfortable bed, beautiful view, great coffee, lovely staff. Much better than downtown hotels!!! Will stay here every time we're in Nanaimo! Good location, free parking. Hot breakfast included. Pet friendly.

Thank Jen L
NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thanks Jen L! I am so glad you loved your stay. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Nanaimo. James Young General Manager More 

Vancouver, Canada
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225 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a great three days in Parksville , after we check out from Tigh Na Mara ,on the way to the ferry , girlfriend look so sad ,and she keep said to me ,wish we have more time and love to stay less one more day here ,with my busy schedules, but with the 25 years relationship ,I want... More 

Thank TONY L
NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you TONY L. I am so glad that you had such a great getaway with us in Nanaimo. It sounds like it meant a lot to you. We look forward to seeing you again. James Young General Manager More 

Carstairs, Alta
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39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, nice hotel. Always upgrading and improving something. Great breakfast and very friendly, helpful staff. Always my first choice for a hotel anywhere near Nanaimo. Lots of parking and oversized parking as well.

Thank SF222
NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you SF222. I am always glad to hear from our return guests. We do try to make things a little better all the time, so it is nice to know our efforts are appreciated. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Nanaimo. James Young General Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

When travelling on business, I only stay at this hotel. It is by far my favourite. It's been about a year since I have stayed here, and I was glad to see that renovations had been done to the rooms. They look great!!! The service is awesome, staff are great and the scenery is just beautiful!

Thank deniseseeley
NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks deniseseeley! I love your enthusiasm for our hotel, and for our renovations. We are pretty pleased with them too. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Nanaimo. James Young General Manager More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Was a lovely hotel and quiet. Quite central. Breakfast was awesome. Only thing I would recommend would be the level of customer service be increased. Server in kitchen and receptionist need to be a little more pleasant. It goes a long way!

Thank OohlalaToronto
NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you Oohlala Toronto. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lakeside hotel. I do apologize about the lack of smiles. While everyone can have an off day, we are generally a pretty cheery crew, but it sounds like we need to do better. We have had some challenges, and made some changes in our... More 

Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice view of Long lake. Old fashioned feel - almost resort or lodge like. They were mowing the grass upon our arrival. We sat on our balcony looking at the lake and the taking in the great weather and pleasant odor of the freshly cut grass. Excellent staff - friendly and helpful!

Thank t_shack
NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you t-shack for staying with us, and sharing your review. I like that you felt we have a lodge or resort type of feel-we like that. We strive for "old fashioned" comfort and service, with all the modern features and amenities travellers require such as high quality free Wi-Fi, 42" flatscreen TV's, and our Continental breakfast to start your... More 

Lakewood, Colorado
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

While billed as an Inn, this is really an upgraded motel located just off the Island Highway but its in an absolutely lovely spot on the shore of Long Lake. The rooms are quiet, clean, nicely upgraded (in the last 5 years I'd guess); the wifi is reliable; the breakfasts are pretty standard fare but there's plenty to choose from;... More 

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you coloradogal1235. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We did indeed do renovations to our guest rooms in the last year. I am glad we were able to help out, and to answer all your questions. We enjoy helping our guests with information on our beautiful City, and all that it has to offer.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Private Lake front balcony or patio on every room. Beautiful view over Long Lake. All rooms also feature fridge/freezer, microwave, and Keurig coffeemaker. Continental Breakfast, parking, and free wi-fi included for all of our guests. Beautiful gazebo with large hot tub and sauna. Sit and enjoy the sunrise from your private balcony. Watch the wildlife, or the model sailboat club. Enjoy our Continental Breakfast with its house baked muffins and pastries, fresh fruit, yogurt, hardboiled eggs, and a "make your own" waffle maker. Enjoy your breakfast on our lakeside patio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn on Long Lake

Address: 4700 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 1W6, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: ₹ 7,637 - ₹ 8,816 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Inn on Long Lake 2*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
The Inn On Long Lake Hotel Nanaimo
Hotel On Long Lake
The Inn On Long Lake Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
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#1 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
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“ground floor, east end”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I suspect that all views were of long lake.”
 of 5 bubbles t_shack, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one with a lake view (think all third floor rooms probably have a lake view)”
 of 5 bubbles coloradogal1235, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms have lake views. Rooms farest from the highway are closest to the spa.”
 of 5 bubbles kathiann, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms have a nice lake view ... not an issue”
 of 5 bubbles KenB760, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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