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Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 17 October 2016

While billed as an Inn, this is really an upgraded motel located just off the Island Highway but its in an absolutely lovely spot on the shore of Long Lake. The rooms are quiet, clean, nicely upgraded (in the last 5 years I'd guess); the wifi is reliable; the breakfasts are pretty standard fare but there's plenty to choose from;...

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you coloradogal1235. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We did indeed do renovations to our guest rooms in the last year. I am glad we were able to help out, and to answer all your questions. We enjoy helping our guests with information on our beautiful City, and all that it has to offer....

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 14 October 2016

After working a 15 hour day, I was so ready to hit the sheets after my 10:00 check in. I was surprised the room wasn't quite as modern as I was expecting and pulled back the blankets for the usual sheet inspection. One bed #1 I noticed immediately that there was grass on the sheets, and as I peeled the...

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

I am so sorry that we disappointed you Erica48884. You certainly have a right to be upset. Upon hearing of the incident, I grabbed the Housekeeping Manager to inspect the room and the beds with me. There certainly was an unpleasant mark of some kind on the bottom sheet of one bed. While the bed had obviously not been slept...

Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 13 October 2016

On our arrival reception was happy to give us a key to check out the room because I was a bit worried about the noise of the highway behind us. Our room was on the 3rd floor right on the end closest to the road. We decided to stay as the noise was quite muffled once the door was closed....

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Patricia H. We are indeed near the highway, but once you enter your room, and on your lakefront balcony, it is really a non issue due to the unusual layout of our building. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. It was a lot of work to arrange that awesome storm, but I am...

Avila, CA
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The inn was clean and pleasant, with a good breakfast, but if I had known it was a long drive from the town, I would have booked something else. We were surprised to discover quite a few decent looking hotels right off the town center, while the drive from the inn took fifteen minutes. Also, as was pointed out, the...

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you 123Avila for taking time to review our property. We are indeed a 10 to 15 minute drive from downtown Nanaimo, but we are very close to the three major malls of the City, to the movie theatres, restaurants, "big box stores", as well as the many businesses and offices operating in North Nanaimo. I am surprised you found...

Paradise, California
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best view room I've ever had and every room at this hotel has a view of the bay. It's right on the hay but once the door was closed we hardly heard the traffic. I don't think any other hotel in Nanaimo can compete

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you Dee R for taking a few moments to review our property. I am so glad that you liked the view-I have been here a long time, and I never get tired of the great view we get sitting right on the shores of Long Lake. We even had a visit to our dock by a beautiful otter last...

Manchester, TN
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I stayed 2 nights here. The room was very nice. Comfortable beds,, flat screen tv, lots of hot water and good water pressure. There's a fridge and microwave in room. Wifi worked great in the room. Breakfast was waffles, bagels, toast, cereal and sweet breads. It was OK. Good location, lots of stores nearby. Walmart right down the road. A...

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you twinkles200000. I am glad you had a pleasant stay. I think making our guests feel comfortable while away from their homes is the most important thing we can do. Thank you, James Young General Manager

Fullerton, California
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Inn is located on a picturesque lake (great sunrise). The rooms are clean and roomy. Parking was convenient. Facility was handicap accessible. The staff was friendly and extremely helpful. We loved it, we'll be back again.

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you Jack B! The sunrises are spectacular here, aren't they? Watching the sun rise slowly over the far end of the lake is a wonderful thing. Each one is a little different, and its not uncommon to see some of the staff taking pictures of the sunrises also, even though we are here every day. I am glad the...

canada
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We love staying here when we have to stay the night in Nanaimo. Close to everything we need to do, rooms are quiet, clean,updated. Great spa that always seems to be empty! And a good breakfast included....self serve waffles,hard boiled eggs,cereals, pastries etc and fresh fruit(beyond the usual apples) the usual but up a notch, and there's an attendant there...

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thanks kathiannn! I am so glad to know that what we do is appreciated by our repeat guests. The hot tub is great, having the best setting, only a few feet from the lake. It is a great amenity for our guests, and a great way to unwind at the end of the day. We look forward to seeing you...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This Inn is clean; rooms are spacious; a modest breakfast is included. Staff are very pleasant and helpful. Good value for price paid; you will need a car to get here. Make sure you get a lake view room

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you divertada. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at our Inn. But I do have to say that no one needs to worry about getting a room with a view of the lake-they ALL have a view. We look forward to seeing you any time you return to Nanaimo. James Young General Manager

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Hotel was like a B&B good breakfast every morning self serve a very good choice, we had lake views from our balcony and there was a hot tub and sauna, great wild life. Room attendants were immaculate every day and staff at reception very helpful.

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Thank you irenegarden2016 to taking a few moments to review our property. I am so glad that you had that "B&B" feeling from the personal service you received. We have a great staff working at the Inn, and they take a lot of pride in providing exceptional customer service. Our hot tub and sauna is rather unique, allowing our guests...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. Beautiful gazebo with large hot tub and sauna. Sit and enjoy the sunrise from your private balcony. Watch the wildlife, or the model sailboat club. Enjoy our Continental Breakfast with its house baked muffins and pastries, fresh fruit, yogurt, hardboiled eggs, and a "make your own" waffle maker. Enjoy your breakfast on our lakeside patio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn on Long Lake

Address: 4700 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 1W6, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: $151 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Inn on Long Lake 2*
Number of rooms: 62
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“ground floor, east end”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I suspect that all views were of long lake.”
 of 5 bubbles t_shack, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one with a lake view (think all third floor rooms probably have a lake view)”
 of 5 bubbles coloradogal1235, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms have lake views. Rooms farest from the highway are closest to the spa.”
 of 5 bubbles kathiann, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms have a nice lake view ... not an issue”
 of 5 bubbles KenB760, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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