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    Best Western Dorchester Hotel

    70 Church St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H4, Canada
    +1 877-992-7862
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good40%
    • Average20%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible4%
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    “older hotel” (10 reviews)
    “harbour view” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Older building that's had upgrades over time, If your looking for WOW, this is not it. Good middle accommodation. Smaller rooms are a but cramped with the modern queen bed, table, chairs, dresser. Noisy as there is no seal on the door to the hall...More

    Thank Peter S
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Peter S, Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We'll use your feedback for our future enhancement. Sorry that we couldn't exceed your expectation during your recent stay. We hope you consider staying with us again, and I'd like you to try some of other room...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    Our stay began with the most friendly/efficient Drew who booked my reservation and informed me he will be checking me in when I arrive. He promised to clear the smoky haze, and it happened! It's a beautiful blue sky over the Nanaimo waterfront from the...More

    2  Thank ilovetravel13
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear ilovetravel13, We appreciate very much for your thoughtful feedback, and I'd like to especially applaud your sense of humour(with big smile). I'm glad to hear that our staff served you well, and you were satisfied with your stay with us. We'll keep striving to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I was traveling with our pet dog I wanted to book a room at this hotel . The website advised to call hotel direct which I did and was transferred to the reservation desk (apparently not the hotel ) whereby I requested a pet friendly...More

    Thank hnc43
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Dear hnc43, Thank you for letting us know with regards to your experience during your recent stay with us. On behalf of our staff, please accept our sincere apology of the matter that you've experienced. I agree that it could have been dealt differently, and...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel is nice - obviously old but up dated . We had a beautiful view of the harbor from our room and all of the usual amenities. Free washers and dryers available close to our room as well as a roof top patio close...More

    Review collected in partnership with Best Western
    Thank Alero17
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Alero17, Thank you very much for your great feedback. I'm glad to hear that you were able to enjoy our location, the harbour view from your room and our free laundry facility and the 3rd floor patio during your stay. My apology about the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel, although old, is quaint and well maintained. Walking distance to downtown, the Casino and the waterfront walkway. We always stay at this hotel when we're in Nanaimo. The staff are always friendly and accommodating. Our room had a beautiful view of the harbour.More

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    Thank Len R
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Len R, On behalf of our team, I'd like to appreciate your great feedback with regards to our staff, and I'd be happy to share your comment with our team. Your continuous business is greatly appreciated and will look forward to your next stay...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$104 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    • Nanaimo
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    vipaddler
    29 September 2016|
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    Response from benji832016 | Reviewed this property |
    As far as I know, there's no jacuzzi facilities... They do have a fitness room though.
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    "Ask for harbour view"
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    "This is a older hotel. So there is some noise and the rooms are small"
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