We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
3/9/2017 4/9/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Waterfront Suites and Marina

    1000 Stewart Ave, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4C9, Canada
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    3/9/2017 4/9/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$ 118
    View Deal
    Traveller (21)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Coast Bastion Hotel
    1,430 reviews
    #1 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Buccaneer Inn
    344 reviews
    #4 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Ramada Nanaimo
    299 reviews
    #5 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside
    401 reviews
    #11 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Overview
    • Excellent13%
    • Very good8%
    • Average4%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible62%
    10 Jul 2017
    “Dump”
    15 Apr 2017
    “Should never have stayed here!!!!! Deceptive DUMP!!”
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Meeting Rooms
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Waterfront Suites and Marina
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Coast Bastion Hotel
    1,430 reviews
    #1 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Buccaneer Inn
    344 reviews
    #4 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Ramada Nanaimo
    299 reviews
    #5 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside
    401 reviews
    #11 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Rooms
    3 Sep4 Sep
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 5 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 118.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Nanaimo hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "104fa9760eb749cda11caff56aea111d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":775559,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[111643548],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":9,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":9,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":118,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"104fa9760eb749cda11caff56aea111d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":118,"lowestMetaPrice":118,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":118,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":118,"lowestMetaPrice":118,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":118,"hotelName":"Waterfront Suites and Marina","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjEwNGZhOTc2MGViNzQ5Y2RhMTFjYWZmNTZhZWExMTFkIiwiQUlLIjoiYzE0ZTQ5ZjNlZTZhNGM5ZDk4NTEyZjhlNjQ4MzA2OTcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/09/2017", "checkOut": "04/09/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 118", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"111649287":"OrbitzEWS","111636533":"Expedia","113945488":"CheapTicketsEWS","111643548":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    200
    Reviews (23)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 22 reviews

    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    When checking in the girl was rude took a $600.00 pre auth on our visa the whole Inn was not worth 600.00 . The floor was dirty every time I flushed the toilet had to put my hand in the tank to flush it. The...More

    Thank dmurphy267
    Reviewed 15 April 2017

    Yes the view is alluring..the "management" are a mystery as they are always at their "high-end property"..never did get the opportunity to meet them. Moved into the Waterfront on March 17th, after getting critically and chronically ill from toxic moulds/concealed decay from my rental cabin...More

    Thank Pepchew
    Reviewed 18 August 2016

    Yes this building is older and needs some TLC, which is what the current owners are working on. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful, and the view from our balcony was beautiful. We loved the old cement walls so we didn't have...More

    Thank queenofpetersfield
    Reviewed 12 August 2016

    The phones don't work (front desk says to use your cell); there's no air conditioning except to open a sliding door with no screen. The bathroom sink and tub were chipped and rusty; there were 2 teeny towels with which to dry your bod; the...More

    3  Thank Linda M
    Reviewed 9 September 2015

    Room was basically OK but there was some kind of spill on the floor |(looked like animal barf) No dish towles or dish clothes The coffee machine had crystalized coffee all around the burner. No phone in the room so you can't call the front...More

    3  Thank Coleen D
    Coast Bastion Hotel
    1,430 reviews
    #1 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Buccaneer Inn
    344 reviews
    #4 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Ramada Nanaimo
    299 reviews
    #5 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside
    401 reviews
    #11 of 18 hotels in Nanaimo
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 106 - US$ 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 46
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity and Orbitz so you can book your Waterfront Suites and Marina reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Canada >
    • British Columbia >
    • Vancouver Island >
    • Nanaimo
    • Also Known As
    • Waterfront Suites And Marina Hotel Nanaimo ,
    • Moby Dick Oceanfront Nanaimo ,
    • Waterfront Suites And Marina Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (21)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (12)
    Bathroom (1)
    Nearby
    Buccaneer Inn
    344 reviews
    .63 km away
     
    Ramada Nanaimo
    299 reviews
    .55 km away
     
    Bluebird Motel
    40 reviews
    .46 km away
     
    Port-O-Call Motel
    50 reviews
    .42 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Marina's Taverna and Pizza
    486 reviews
    .62 km away
    Gina's Mexican Cafe
    369 reviews
    1.34 km away
    Cobs
    24 reviews
    .99 km away
    Manvirro's Indian Grill
    73 reviews
    .52 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Newcastle Island
    309 reviews
    1.20 km away
    BC Ferries
    164 reviews
    1.54 km away
    Bowen Park
    45 reviews
    1.13 km away
    White Sails Brewing
    19 reviews
    1.25 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Waterfront Suites and Marina staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Don't stay here"
    Read review
    "HIGHLY recommend NOT staying here."
    Read review
    "Book in another hotel/motel"
    Read review
    "Dont stay there"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing