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Buccaneer Inn

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ferry terminal”(30 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Overnight stop, but was so convenient to ferry, restaurant, harbour etc. Roomy sitting area, clean bathroom, comfortable bed and helpful owner.We were able to visit a nearby diner for breakfast. Ample parking.

Thank MandERees
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We booked a room for our family (two adults and two small children) here for one night on the recommendation of a friend, and we were very happy. Yes, as others have noted, the rooms are dated, but the staff were very friendly and the...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It is located on a noisy street, lots of traffic. You will need to drive about ten minutes to get to the city centre. The staff was very friendly and helpful. However, the rooms are outdated and bedroom was very small and dark as the...More

Thank Corina A
Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for your review Corina. Glad to read that you found our staff helpful and friendly! We do have one suite that is near our central staircase, on the first floor, that is a little dark (and also cooler). Sorry that you didn't like this...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived early and Marlene gave us excellent directions for a great picnic spot with some nice hiking. Also gave us great directions to a local quilt store. All directions were simple and accurate. The map was a great help too. There's a very helpful...More

Thank Tavishboo
Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for the glowing review Tavishboo and for noting Marlene's friendly, helpful service. Glad you mentioned our brand new WIFI system. We are very happy with it as it provides a strong, reliable service in all parts of the motel and surrounding property. You are...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We picked this hotel because it is close to the ferry. This would make a lot of sense if we were driving, but it is still a long walk (with suitcases) from the hotel to the ferry. it is also a long walk into the...More

Thank wrbvvf
Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks for your review wrbwf. Glad to read you enjoyed the room, kitchen, comfort and that our service was very nice and helpful. For future guests information, we are located about 385 yards from Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. It takes about 10 minutes to walk...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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Price range
US$95 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
#2 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$95 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
#2 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Mik W
2 February 2018|
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Response from BuccaneerDave | Property representative |
Thanks for the question Mik W and for the answer thunderingfox. Most of our accommodation are suites with seperate bedrooms. Some suites have 2 double beds in the bedroom and the others either a king or queen. All suites... More
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chan p
8 August 2017|
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Response from BuccaneerDave | Property representative |
Hi Chan P. The short answer is no. There are really any crabbing near The Buccaneer Inn. You can go down to the Crabbing Pier at Maffeo Sutton Park and may have some luck there. If you are considering staying with us and... More
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twinklemelody
7 August 2017|
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Response from BuccaneerDave | Property representative |
Hi twinkleme ... There is a shopping centre, called Terminal Park, that is 3 blocks, uphill, from The Buccaneer Inn. The centre has a Starbucks, McDonalds, Burger King, Asian restaurant, Liquor Store, Deli (with ready made... More
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"Try the charthouse, it’s really worth it"
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"upstairs- view of the water and island"
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"101 is quiet but small, 106 was a bit bigger but no tub and on the end."
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"2nd and floor for views"
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