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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 3 days 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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4 of 5 stars NEW

I was perfectly happy with this hotel. I've stayed there a few times before when in Nanaimo. I had no problems whatsoever this time. Restaurant food was to my liking and service at the desk and in the restaurant was fully adequate. Will go back.

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Port Alberni, Canada
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has some charm, good location, decently priced. Hallway noise was easily heard, could use thicker doors. I was staying for business -2 nights- was not happy that they could not extend my parking pass till later in the afternoon on my checkout date.

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Kennesaw
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the hotel I stay at every time I am in Nanaimo, and I changed my travel plans once when it was fully booked for the week I wanted. I begin to calm down when I enter the door...the hotel is charmingly old, the rooms very comfortable, the harbour view delightful and peaceful, and Karen in the dining room... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is situated in a nice location near the Bastion and waterfront with nice walks available in the boat basin. It is close to shopping and old town Nanaimo. Great value, nice location, clean hotel with friendly staff.

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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the night there Friday. Great location, very clean and extremely well priced. We will be back. Everything about this place exceeded our expectations. We did not dine in the hotel as it's located close to lots of great little restaurants.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently at a Faire held at the Dorchester, I found the staff to be very friendly, helpful and efficient. The decor is lovely and the restaurant offers delicious meal options. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The location is perfect, across from the ocean walkway, within walking distance of the shops Downtown and up to the Old City... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was fantastic, and the hotel layout was unique and interesting. Loved it! Would recommended this hotel to everyone. Close to the waterfront in Nanaimo, and great view. It's also close to downtown, and walking distance to restaurants, attractions, etc.

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

Dear Janice G, Thank you for staying with us and on behalf of our team, I'd like to appreciate your great review. It is such a pleasure to learn that you've enjoyed staying with us. And, it'll be great rewarding for our staffs to learn that guests appreciate their hard work as well. We can assure you that we will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Had a very good stay here (3rd time staying here). A bit noisy with traffic on the back roads, but room was very comfortable. Beds and pillows were excellent. Love the location, within walking distance to some great restaurants and the casino. It's charming. I'm looking forward to my stay there on Feb 4th. The free Wi-fi is a big... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Reception was great. FIrst room very noisy at night (all night) sounded like a heat pump going on and off right behind and over the bed. Second room was much better. No noise, clean and beds comfortable. Chambermaid was very accommodating. We never did get an answer as to the noise we endured the first 2 nights. No bar. Limited... More 

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Lake Stevens, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This hotel is in an excellent location to view the harbor and walk to the old town. It is an older building with lots of charm and quirky turns and twists. The staff was great and when we arrived at 11am they gave us a parking pass so we could park in their lot for the day. We were able... 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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