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240 Ferntree Pl Nanaimo BC, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 5M1 Canada
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 20-11-29 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Long Lake Waterfront B&B
Updated 20-11-29 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#3 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Nanaimo
TripAdvisor travelers awarded us the 2012 Travelers Award for being in the top 25 B&B's in Canada and with our current 5/5 rating of Excellent. We are Nanaimo's highest rated waterfront resort. Our guests love to just simply relax in their recently fully updated luxurious private suite while enjoying the excellent lake views (from any suite) whether that be relaxing in a comfortable bed, sitting in front of a fireplace or soaking in a in-suite jacuzzi tub. For the adventurous we offer year round complimentary kayaks use (including a new 2 person kayak), standup paddle boards or a canoe which are found at our floating dock. If you want to just relax and enjoy the lake view while outside it simply doesn't get much better than from the lake level hot tub. During these Covid-19 times all breakfasts are served directly to your suite and all suites are fully sanitized between guests. All suites feature private entries and as the facility is quite spacious social distancing is not a problem. Free onsite parking and WIFI are included. Come and share this beautiful waterfront location with us and let us leave you with great memories of your Long Lake Waterfront B&B stay.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Free breakfast
Taxi service
Adults only
Car park
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Game room
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private beach
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Dining area
Private balcony
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Lake View
Great View
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Michelle H wrote a review Oct. 2020
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Highly recommend this place, it's paradise!! Hands down our favourite place to be when visiting the Island. The photos do not do it any justice as the suites are constantly being updated and look so amazing. This Oasis is RIGHT on the lake with stellar views from each room as well as common areas where you are welcome to use. We particularly love the kayak's and being served top notch breakfast each morning. I had to hesitate writing this review as it is a hidden gem and I want to make sure I can come back....lol I have a feeling over time there will be fewer and fewer vacancies
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Date of stay: October 2020
Room Tip: All rooms have a great lake view & private entry. Also, the breakfasts are amazing there!!...
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Response from Rebecca Parsons, Owner at Long Lake Waterfront B&B
Responded Nov. 11, 2020
Wow, thanks for the amazing review! Yes, we've updated all the suites into a more "Nantucket" beachfront vibe. We've also recently added a couple of stand up paddle boards and a double kayak to our water toy lineup! Hope to see you again soon, you were great guests!
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D-N wrote a review Jul. 2019
Nanaimo, Canada122 contributions81 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed in the wonderfull, large and clean Lakeside Suite. The interior a bit out of fashion, overkill of design gadgets, but this might be because of different tastes. Breakfast good. Unfortunately I find this location a noisy one, street work across the lake, easily heard, during the day stupid jet boats going back and forth in a sensless way. We found it ok but unfortunately not enough to come back.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
2 Helpful votes
Response from 437terryn, Guest Relations Manager at Long Lake Waterfront B&B
Responded Feb. 28, 2020
Hi Daniel, on behalf of Rebecca, the new owner/operator of the B&B since September of 2019 I would like to let you and everyone know that all of the suites have been fully and beautifully updated, with a classy "life at the lake" theme.
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Sarah.&&.Scotty wrote a review Jul. 2019
Seattle, Washington2 contributions
Nanaimo holds a special place in my heart . this little b&b was great. Had one of the best sleeps I've had in a long time So relaxing. I did not want to leave Will def be coming back here, hopefully for a few more days this time :)
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
jebsldn wrote a review May 2019
Vancouver, Canada114 contributions45 helpful votes
I loved the people who own this B&B, and for me that's important. They are so kind and accommodating. The rooms were comfortable, the king suite was spacious, the view beautiful. It's not particularly quiet as there's distant highway noise, and over the weekend there was a little party noise, but it's not too bad. There are some huge trees on the property, and it's right next to a smallish park. Very pretty wild garden as well. Boats and such for use on the lake are available.
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Travelled with friends
slessli wrote a review Feb. 2019
Sydney, Australia20 contributions3 helpful votes
I was here for 4 days and was looked after very well but also given my privacy. Helen and Richard are genuinely hospitable and available for any questions or needs. Breakfast cooked by Richard, including home made sausage and a variety of dumplings was a treat every morning. The lake outside the door with easy access is a delight. The premises are beautiful and clean. I will definitely stay here whenever I am in Nanaimo.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
US$124 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouver IslandNanaimo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Long Lake Waterfront B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Long Lake Waterfront B&B?
Nearby attractions include Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo (1.1 km), Nanaimo North Town Centre (0.9 km), and Exit Nanaimo (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Long Lake Waterfront B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Long Lake Waterfront B&B?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Long Lake Waterfront B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Long Lake Waterfront B&B?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Long Lake Waterfront B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Saigon Kitchen, Umai Sushi, and Dami Sushi.
Are there any historical sites close to Long Lake Waterfront B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Bastion (7.8 km).
Does Long Lake Waterfront B&B have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.