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Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We had a lunch on the patio...lovely!!! great service , great food! There is a super variety of teas to choose from ! The curry was excellent as was the seafood...large portions Quiet comfortable relaxing for a group.

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Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), Canada
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We spent one night at The Grand Hotel after spending several fun but noisy days in Victoria. We wanted peace & quiet and comfort and we found it at The Grand. Our room was on the 3rd floor at the back of the building and we had a lovely view of a mossy rock face. Our room had a microwave,...

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1Thank bkpr22
Campbell River, Canada
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We recently stayed at the Grand Hotel in Nanaimo. I had to have tests in the hospital for two days, while I was gone my wife got to know most of staff by name, they were all very helpful in keeping her comfortable while I was gone.Even Barkly helped.Breakfasts , lunches and dinners were all excellent.The hotel itself is outstanding....

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2Thank bschlegel2016
Langley, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I recently stayed at the Grand Hotel in Nanaimo on business. This was my second visit to this hotel. I chose to come back because the food was excellent in the restaurant. It proved to be true again this time around. I had both lunch and dinner and the meals were very tasty and the service was great. The hotel...

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Port Hardy, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We were recently at The Grand for a group function. I can't say enough great things. The rooms were spacious and impeccably clean, with its own seating area in our room! The function itself was top-notch, from the decor to the service. The group was large and our glasses didn't go empty. Every employee was polite and courteous and the...

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Thank Darla T
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The Grand Hotel has taken this project under their wing to support Crimson Coast Dance Society and build one of Nanaimo's most elegant events each year! The perfect match of a 13 year old Fundraising Whisk(e)y tasting and The Grand's sense of quality and experience (they do have a Whisk(e)y Bar that features over 125 labels!) has elevated this event...

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Thank Gobrightly
Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I would not recommend this hotel to anyone-ever! The reception was very rude and no help at all. We stayed in one of their 'updated' rooms which only had newer nightstands and dresser, the carpet and other finishings were outdated and worn. No screens on the windows so bugs could come in. Tile was cracked in bathroom, grout was exposed/cracking...

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6Thank K B
Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2016

My husband and I recently stayed at The Grand and we were very impressed. The room was spacious, clean and quiet. We had drinks in the lounge which was very comforting and relaxing. Dinner in the restaurant was amazing. One of our party asked for a dish not on the menu and the chef accommodated her request to perfection. The...

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Thank Jynxer
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I loved the ambiance of this hotel. The service in the restaurant was superb, food wasn't bad. I'd rate the eggs benedict a 3/5. It was elegant and quaint though the lobby area was a bit overwhelming with "stuff" that made it a bit overwhelming to find your way at first to elevator and restaurant. Once you are accustomed though...

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BC
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Definitely overpriced for the quality of the rooms. Linens leave a lot to be desired -a bare boxspring - cheap and tired furniture. Ended up with a room over the ballroom so the music was so loud that we were unable to get any rest until it shut down. Members of our family had a room where the toilet didn't...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Grand Cru Restaurant
Grand Cru Restaurant
Cuisines: Canadian
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about The Grand Hotel Nanaimo

Address: 4898 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 4Z4, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: ₹ 6,878 - ₹ 11,267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Grand Hotel Nanaimo 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Nanaimo
Nanaimo Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel Nanaimo Vancouver Island
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#5 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
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“Try to get an upgrade with the jet tub in the room.....”
 of 5 bubbles M1562KVkurts, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms (uneven numbers) are best”
 of 5 bubbles complus, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“more scenery the higher you go”
 of 5 bubbles bschlegel2016, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with big windows if given a room with a small window. Definitely eat or order room service at least once. The food is great.”
 of 5 bubbles AlisaRae, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Simply ask for what you desire. They will set you up! Garden view, mountain view, urban view.....”
 of 5 bubbles Gobrightly, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
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