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    Best Western Dorchester Hotel

    70 Church St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H4, Canada
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good40%
    • Average21%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “older hotel” (9 reviews)
    “harbour view” (15 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 520 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Location is great for the inner harbour. Rooms are small but clean and quiet. Bed is comfortable and shower has a good flow. I stay here mainly because of location. Easy and friendly check in and out.More

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    Thank Garyinsalmonarm
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear Garyinsalmonarm, We appreciate taking your time to write us how your stay was. I'm glad to know that you've enjoyed your stay, the location, and our staff served you well. We'll keep striving to serve our guests with best customer service. We'll look forward...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 3 June 2017

    We recently stayed at this hotel, it is a renovated old hotel in downtown Nanaimo. The halls were surprisingly quiet, the amenities were great, and we enjoyed being across the street from the harbor. Parking was a bit of nightmare, but as long as you...More

    Review collected in partnership with Best Western
    Thank canada134
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 5 June 2017

    Dear Canada134, We appreciate your detailed feedback. It is with great pleasure to learn that you were satisfied with your stay, and you were able to explore the surrounding area of the hotel. By letting us know what you liked and disliked, you're helping us...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    the hotel location is good. the rest is not very good value for price. our room was a queen suite with harbour view. the room was very smelly..old and mildewey. the bed was terrible, pillows horrible. we had just come from a best western in...More

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    Thank Cheryl B
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear Cheryl B, Thank you for staying with us. We apologize for not meeting your expectation during your recent stay. We will use the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we provide a better experience in the future. Please consider staying with...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We stayed here prior to catching a ferry to the mainland. The free parking was a nice feature. The breakfast was very nice though it was an extra charge. The views of the waterfront were nice. The waterfront park across the street was a great...More

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    Thank Dan K
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear Dan K, Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your time to letting us know how your stay was enjoyable. I'm glad to know that you've liked our free parking feature, the breakfast, the views from your room, and the location. The...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Clean room but we had only 1 working plug in whole room. There wasnt enough parking so ended up paying to park elsewhere. The hotel restaurant/lounge was never open. The patio is ok but only 5 chairs and not decorated or anything. Wasnt a good...More

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    Thank 550shelaghb
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear 550shelaghb, Thank you for taking your time to write us your review. Please accept our sincere apology for not providing sufficient plug in's. Each room should have several plug in's including the night stand plug in's and desk top plug in's at our hotel....More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$118 - US$181 (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
    • Also Known As
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    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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    "Don't stay in the low 300's rooms."
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    "This is a older hotel. So there is some noise and the rooms are small"
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