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Dorothy's Guest House

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

I stayed in the guest suite for a month while looking for a long-term apartment. Dorothy is a gracious and lovely host, and the suite was immaculate and comfortable. The house is a lovely (and well-maintained) character home in the Old City. The location is...More

Thank chaunceysk
Reviewed January 2, 2018

We were in town for work and it ended up being 6 months that we stayed in Dorothy's basement suite. Dorothy was extremely helpful and accommodating for us, and very friendly to chat with. The suite was clean and comfortable, and had what we needed....More

Thank Carly F
Reviewed July 24, 2017

I went to Nanaimo and only had a short visit planned. Ended up staying at Dorothy's guest house for 6 months. Dorothy is such a warm and loving person. She will endeavour to make a guests stay as comfortable as possible, with as much or...More

Thank JCFloats
Reviewed June 15, 2017

I stayed with Dorothy in her guest house for the month of June, and received a flat rate of $800 a month instead of the nightly $55. The rental included a parking space, private bedroom, shared bathroom, kitchen, living room, laundry, porch and use of...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed May 15, 2017

This guest house is charming, clean and comfortable in a beautiful neighborhood close to a nice park and pathway that takes you down to the sea wall as well within a 15 min stroll to the downtown core. Dorothy is a lovely woman with an...More

Thank Andrew R
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Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
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"Basement suite is fully self contained for privacy with a fridge & stove for cooking."
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"Pick the private suite...it's awesome!"
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"I did not see any of the rooms in the house. The suite was available and only 10 dollars more each night."
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"Both rooms are great!"
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