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    Best Western Dorchester Hotel

    70 Church St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H4, Canada
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good39%
    • Average21%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible4%
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    “older hotel” (9 reviews)
    “harbour view” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 524 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Our two-night stay in Canada's Harbour City was quite pleasant. The hotel is located in heart of the Nanaimo's charming downtown center. It overlooks the harbour (ask for a harbour view room). The room is spacious, bright and clean. Very high service quality - the...More

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    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 23 June 2017

    Right downtown. Wonderful hotel close to everything. Staff are very energetic and jovial and in the know. You do not need to go far for anything. Parking might be a bit of an issue but wasn't for me. There is a restaurant on site that...More

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    1  Thank ivylarocque
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 26 June 2017

    Dear Ivylarocque, Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate for taking your time to letting us know how your stay was. I'm glad to know that our staff served you well and you've liked our convenient location. Please accept our sincere apology for...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed here for one night in the executive suite, the lobby has a great historic feel and the location is great for walking in Nanaimo. The room was a big disappointment, thrift store decore with miss matched furniture and no thought given to layout. Tired...More

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    Thank Brenda S
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Brenda S, Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate taking your time to letting us know how your stay was. On behalf of our entire team, please accept my sincere apology for not meeting your expectations during your recent stay with us....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Location, staff, cleanliness were all 10+. We will be back next year and book this hotel. So far it is the best hotel we have stayed in (and there were quite a few) This hotel is located in the center of old Nanaimo. Quaint shops,...More

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

    Dear Bajadogs, It is with a great pleasure to learn that you've enjoyed your stay with us and our staff served you well and exceeded your expectations. There're quite nice authentic restaurants in the area and that Thai restaurant is one of my favourite as...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My girlfriend and I took a few days to travel from the mainland to Vancouver island. We stayed at the historical Dorchester and requested a Harbour view which was very nice. I am familiar with the hotel being a former islander. Updates to the hotel...More

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

    Dear searchinguk, Thank you for staying at Best Western Dorchester Hotel. We appreciate your comment and I'm glad that you've enjoyed our location and the habour view. I'm sorry to hear that you've felt the classic look has been taken away with renovation. We'll consider...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
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$113 - US$190 (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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    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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    "Do yourself a favour and go for a Harbour View room."
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    "One that is pet free"
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