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Dorothy's Guest House

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Room & Suite (1)
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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We recently stayed at Dorothy's for 3 nights while exploring Nanaimo by bike. Excellent location as it is just a short ride to the ferry terminal, downtown, the seawall, and also the ferries to Newcastle and Gabriola. Dorothy was a lovely host and welcomed us into her home. Our
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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 unbeatable, too!
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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. The location is great - right
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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 little engagement/interaction as they
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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 wifi. It is an excellent
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Single bedroom facing Comox Rd.
"Basement suite is fully self contained for privacy with a fridge & stove for cooking."
"Pick the private suite...it's awesome!"
"I did not see any of the rooms in the house. The suite was available and only 10 dollars more each night."
"Both rooms are great!"
CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouver IslandNanaimo
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