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Best Western Dorchester Hotel

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“older hotel”(11 reviews)
“harbour view”(20 reviews)
“downtown nanaimo”(28 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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2 Star Hotel
The BEST WESTERN Dorchester Nanaimo Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Nanaimo over looking picturesque Nanaimo Harbour. Our charming heritage boutique-style hotel is decorated in a style that blends old world class with modern conveniences to make your stay at this...
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70 Church St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H4, Canada
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14 km to Nanaimo Airport
78 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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We had a four hour layover in Nanaimo and no place to store our luggage. Eli at the Dorchester graciously took our bags, even though we were not guests (we were going to be staying that night at their sister hotel in Port Alberni). This...More

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Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Not directly on the water, but close enough to give some rooms a view. Best Western Dorchester Hotel is located in downtown Nanaimo, close to all the activities and a short walk away to get the boat to Newcastle Island. There is a dedicated free...More

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Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded March 23, 2018

Dear Marty B, We appreciate for your detailed instruction of the surrounding area of the hotel, and I'm glad to learn that you were able to explore New Castle Island and some of the good restaurants around the hotel as well. I'm glad to hear...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I stayed there a few days and the staff was superhelpful. I needed an extra day and they were able to help me even though a convention was coming in. The room was very nice, albeit almost crowded. The heating,AC, lights all worked fine. The...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Room was small and musty odor, toilet did not flush very well. Way over priced even for that time of the year. We came in at 1030pm on the Saturday and our room had not been attended to, even though we had left at 1045...More

Thank hward16
Reviewed 6 days ago

This hotel is an old hotel taken over by Best Western - it is very well located but would definitely need revamping - the carpets in the corridors smell humid and the rooms have a little run down feeling - definitely not worth the price...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
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
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$121 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$121 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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vipaddler
September 29, 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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"Rooms on the east side get a view of the harbour and the Bastion"
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"top floor - ocean view"
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"Don't get a first floor room"
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"Ask for an ocean view room."
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