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BEST WESTERN Dorchester Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   70 Church Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H4, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 19 Hotels in Nanaimo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Prince George
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always reliable stay when I head into Nanaimo. The lobby area looks a lot better since its updated renovations, not the old stale look it had before. The front desk person had upgraded my stay but then reluctantly let me use my discount that was given to me on my earlier stay which was a bit strange but like I... More 

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Comox, Canada
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129 reviews 129 reviews
26 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At check in, we were offered a free upgrade to a room with a harbour view. So that was a nice start to our one-night stay. This hotel also provides free wifi, another nice touch. Rooms were a good size and clean, and the shower was hot and strong. There are several restaurants, pubs, and cafés nearby. So lots of... More 

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campbell river
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wife and I stayed here ,it didn't really look like much from the outside. But once we got inside it clearly change my opinion. This is a perfect spot to get around downtown. We had a really nice room, with the harbour view. Rooms were spotless, and it's nice to actually have a lot of clean towels. Our room... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is well maintained,the rooms are a bit small, but very clean. Parking is weird (outside down the hill) Staff are fantastic, the restaurant better than adequate. Great Location reasonable price.

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North Saanich, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is not the hotel for anyone with a physical handicap. The parking is half a block away and unless you have been to the hotel before and know the area you will find yourself hauling your luggage up a dozen or so steps to the front desk. There also were no bellmen available to help with luggage. So might... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Central location. Nicely decorated and clean rooms. Wonderful bed; very comfortable for sleep. Restaurant closes way too early for me as a traveller. Good service but stay on the nice side of the evening desk clerk. He has a nasty temper. Parking is outdoors and they are sticklers about your permit expiring as soon as you have checked out of... More 

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Comox, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were approximately 80 ladies at this conference and the service and accommodation were outstanding. Room size for our meeting and activities were perfect. Hostess made sure we had ice water at all times and our boxed lunches were on time and very good.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed staying at the Dorchester Best Western, the concierge was informative, the room was tidy and adequate. Not any interesting TV channels, but had about 54. Good view of the water. Good heater. Plumbing may need work, shower squeaks, but works OK.

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NanaimoResponse, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rudolph P, Thank you very much for taking your time to let us know how your stay was. It is always pleasure to hear that the guest had a good stay. We'll definitely use your feedback to enhance our service for our future guests. Again, thank you for staying with us and will look forward to welcoming you again.... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

I was booked here on business as my usual hotel was full. I wasn't entirely happy to know I was staying elsewhere but I actually enjoyed staying here. I slept quite soundly as this hotel was much quieter than my usual hotel. The beds were not quite as soft as I like but I still slept great. This hotel has... More 

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NanaimoResponse, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Caro282, Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback. I'm glad that you've enjoyed staying with us as well. We'll try our best to accommodate all our guest's needs and expectations. We have 2 parking lots next to our building with about 50 spots, and offered as complimentary for our hotel guests. And, in front of our main entrance,... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
35 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have stayed here a few nights for work. It's in a very convenient location to the float planes, offices, old town restaurants. Service at the front desk and restaurant is great. Parking is in a lot down the street, so you have to unload your luggage from Church Street (entrance with no steps), then drive your car and park... More 

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Address: 70 Church Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H4, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Dorchester Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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