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4700 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 1W6 Canada
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 20-11-13 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20-11-13 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#4 of 17 hotels in Nanaimo
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Private Lake front balcony or patio on every room. Beautiful view over Long Lake. All rooms also feature fridge/freezer, microwave, and Keurig coffeemaker. Continental Breakfast, parking, and free wi-fi included for all of our guests.. Sit and enjoy the sunrise from your private balcony. Pet Friendly. Watch the wildlife, or the model sailboat club. Enjoy the available "Grab and Go" breakfast boxes available from our lobby.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Vending machine
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Picnic area
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Voyageur154954 wrote a review Nov. 2020
Winnipeg, Canada15 contributions6 helpful votes
Stayed in one-bedroom suite second floor with small kitchenette. Great big balcony, comfy furniture and bed, very clean, friendly staff. Appreciated the breakfast boxes for pick up in the lobby (instead of continental breakfast buffet due to Covid). Feels a little like a cozy spot in the midst of the bustle - near the highway but off on its own with lovely grass and lakefront. Found a great little park/walking path along the south/east side of the lake.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Room Tip: All rooms have lake view so you can't go wrong!
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Response from James Young, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake
Responded Nov. 13, 2020
Thank you Voyageur154954! I am glad that you were able to relax and enjoy our wonderful lakeside location. During these stressful times, nothing is better for us than an escape from the hectic world around us.
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LarryTheRadioGuy wrote a review Aug. 2020
Victoria, Canada554 contributions169 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
The rooms at The Inn On Long Lake are particularly enjoyable because, on a hot day, you can open your door to the hallway outside---which is an open air hallway---as well as your window and get lots of fresh air. The room is spacious, has a nice sized mini-fridge, as well as a microwave. I was concerned the beds were a bit soft for my preference....but they turned out fine. Very friendly service. And a gorgeous view of the lake. They also allow dogs....and a first floor room connects you directly to the hotel yard.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Response from James Young, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake
Responded Aug. 20, 2020
Thank you Larry for your wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It is nice being able to open the sliding balcony door, and let the fresh air rush through the whole room. We do indeed take pets-we love to see them. The main floor rooms work great as you suggest, being qble to walk straight off your patio onto the lakeside lawns is pretty convenient. We do keep a portion of the hotel "pet free" for those with allergies, so we do appreciate notice for anyone bringing a pet so we can better accommodate everyone. Thanks.
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Janice998 wrote a review Oct. 2020
Black Creek, Canada33 contributions8 helpful votes
Overnight stay on our way up island. We travel with a dog and being able to access our room without going through the lobby was a treat. Our room was on the ground floor so being able to access the grassy area & walking path directly from the patio door was a big bonus! The dog wasn’t stressed out and it was lovely to sit on the patio for morning coffee. Staff were helpful at check-in and the room was clean. Lots of room in the parking lot to park our vehicle with boat in tow. Only downside for me was the bed was a bit soft for my liking.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from James Young, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake
Responded Nov. 13, 2020
Thank you Janice 998 for the great review. We have a lot of pet owners stay with us, as the location works well for both our guests, and their four legged family members. We love having dogs come and stay with us-many know where we hide the treats at the Front Desk even- and the ground floor rooms work especially well with pets as it is easy access from parking, and to the large greenspace we occupy.
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Nick H wrote a review Aug. 2020
Vancouver, Canada25 contributions12 helpful votes
We stayed at The Inn on Long Lake in Nanaimo, during August of 2020. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the hotel was clean and beautifully furnished, and well maintained. There was a lot of little touches- wine glasses in the room, a spacious fridge/freezer, in-room coffee maker, snack boxes for breakfast with fresh muffins, yogurt, fruit salad, and more. Beautiful view of Long Lake from our balcony, Canada Geese swimming nearby, dog friendly, and lots of convenient shopping minutes away. Would definitely stay here again and will recommend to family and friends.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Judy M wrote a review Jul. 2020
Vancouver, Canada32 contributions17 helpful votes
My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel for one night in July. From the outside it doesn’t look like much, but when you get in the room you can tell that the kitchen area and bathrooms have been renovated. The kitchen has a microwave. The furniture is a little bit dated, but the amazing view makes up for it. Our room had a beautiful view of the lake. Unfortunately when we were there the water activities were not available due to COVID-19. The staff are extremely helpful, professional and friendly. The breakfast room was closed due to COVID-19 and they had boxed breakfasts to go with muffins, fruit cups, Mandarin oranges, yogurt, and juice boxes. It’s just a short 15 minute drive from the ferry terminal, right on the main highway.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from James Young, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake
Responded Aug. 20, 2020
Thank you Judy. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Covid has indeed taken away some of our "fun" this year, making it too challenging to provide some things we have in the past. Let's hope we can put all of that behind us soon, and get back to "normal" again. I think the breakfast boxes are a workable solution to providing breakfasts for our guests We still try to provide a variety of quality items for our guests even now. Thank you
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Inn on Long Lake
Which popular attractions are close to The Inn on Long Lake?
Nearby attractions include Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo (0.7 km), Airhouse (0.9 km), and Nanaimo North Town Centre (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Inn on Long Lake?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Inn on Long Lake?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Inn on Long Lake?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at The Inn on Long Lake?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Inn on Long Lake?
Conveniently located restaurants include Smokin' George's BBQ, Saigon Kitchen, and Umai Sushi.
Are pets allowed at The Inn on Long Lake?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Inn on Long Lake offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Inn on Long Lake?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Bastion (8.2 km).
Does The Inn on Long Lake have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.
Is The Inn on Long Lake accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.