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Best Western Dorchester Hotel

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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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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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

4  Thank Marty B
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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Hward, Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your feedback. on behalf of our team, I'd like to sincerely apologize for the inconveniences you had experienced during your stay, and will look into the matter and will fix it as soon as...More

Reviewed 1 week 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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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 ...More that blends old world class with modern conveniences to make your stay at this Nanaimo hotel a comfortable and memorable one! Less
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GreenLeaders Bronze level
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Hotel Style
Onsen
Room types
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Hotel Style
Onsen
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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