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Colonial Motel

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950 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4K4 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Motel is on a busy street but did not hear the noise in the room. Signs posted in the rooms not to do this or that. Also one telling us not to take the tissue box. Beds were nice. Room decent size. Good for one...More

Thank S A
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for week while house was being renovated. The smallest motel among a strip of about six motels in central Nanaimo and probably the best ran. Nice couple take care of you and keep the room clean. Laundromat next door, Indian restaurant across the...More

1  Thank Lost1965
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Was looking for somewhere to stay in Nanaimo while in town for work and after calling several different places and being told there was no vacancy I came across this one. There was room and I reserved it and the woman on the phone was...More

3  Thank SailorAirman
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Convenient location, good price, clean, kitchenettes, next to highway but one that's not noisy at night. Mom and pop operation, pleasant folks. Gave a seniors discount. Had to ask for it, but maybe because we look so young....

4  Thank Don H
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a very basic, cheap motel. The building is old but the rooms have been renovated. Thankfully it looks better on the inside than the outside.The beds are decent. The bathrooms are very bright and hot water is plentiful.

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Description
Our friendly, comfortable and affordable motel is located in a walking distance from Terminal Park Shopping Plaza and the Sea walk trail; and only few minutes' drive from Downtown Nanaimo and the Nanaimo More Golf Club. We have been fully upgraded in 2005. High quality Sealy Posturpedic king and queen sized beds in all rooms. Acrylic one piece Tub/Shower Surrounds. All rooms come with fridges, microwaves, hairdryer and kettles. Non-smoking property. Cable TV with full cable. Wireless telephones with voicemail. Free high-speed wireless internet access. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$ 68 - US$ 82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Colonial Motel Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
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Colonial Hotel Nanaimo
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$ 68 - US$ 82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Colonial Motel Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
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Colonial Hotel Nanaimo
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
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Room & Suite (9)
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"Ground floor rooms have a small backyard patio"
SailorAirman
26 Aug 2017
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"Ask for a room on the back of the motel, away from the busy road."
pecal
28 Nov 2013
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"Ground floor (obviously) if you want the deck and garden."
andrewmark333
13 Aug 2013
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"Try to get a room on the west side of the motel away from the road. At least one of the upstairs rooms in..."
753MarkL753
30 Jul 2012
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