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Buccaneer Inn

2.0 of 5 1577 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E3, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Port Alberni, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My son and I went to Nanaimo because he had a medical appointment at SunnyHill childrens hospital and we had to catch the first ferry at 6:30am the motel was so very close to the terminal we got to sleep a little longer than if we had to drive from port alberni the rooms were very clean and well stocked... More

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BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer Inn, responded to this review

Dear Debrasieze, Thank you very much for having stayed with us. We are very glad to read that you had a fabulous stay and enjoyed the cleanliness of our rooms, the comfortable beds, our friendly and helpful staff and the in-room snacks we provide for your convenience. We do look forward to welcoming you back to The Buccaneer Inn. Your... More

Portland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay here. The room was clean and comfortable. The furnishings were thoughtful and well maintained. The linens and towels were good quality. The bed was very comfortable. This is an older motel but has been upgraded nicely without losing the vintage feel. It felt like motels we remembered from the 50's but with modern conveniences.The owners were... More

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

Having a kitchen was great and everything was clean and eco friendly. Didn't hear any noise from other rooms. Im sad I only stayed in this cute little inn for one night. Only down side was no elevator but oh well that's what my boyfriend is for!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I spent 2 nights at the Buccaneer inn on our holiday touring around B.C. What a lovely welcome, on our arrival our check in was very efficient and so very friendly we were shown a map and places of interest and given lots of information on Nanaimo. when we got to our apartment oh my goodness it... More

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BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer Inn, responded to this review

Dear QuadniL, Thank you so very much for having stayed with us and your genuinely warm review. We enjoyed meeting you and your daughter and hearing of your travels. And it was lovely to speak about Scotland and our upcoming plans. From your review it sounds like you enjoyed all aspects of your stay at The Buccaneer and that truly... More

Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed in this really nice and sweet motel only one night, and at the end we were sad that we would leave so soon! The motel is not far from the ferry terminal and thus perfect for us, as we were just arriving late at Vancouver island. The room was very lovely, furnished with lots of beautiful details. The... More

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Kitfox
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Very clean, close to the ferry, walks along the seawall. We got a kitchenette unit that was very comfortable. The owners go to great lengths to keep the property clean and tidy. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about things to do in Nanaimo

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BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ghone123, Thanks for your very kind words and review. We try very hard to provide all that you noted: comfortable accommodation; clean and tidy rooms and property and friendly, knowledgeable staff that help make your experience in Nanaimo that much better. It is very gratifying to read that your experience at The Buccaneer was first rate! We welcome the... More

Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Our stay was very comfortable- nice decor, Eco-friendly, decent through breezes ( no air conditioning but fans provided-- we stayed during a very warm time but room temp was fine). The owners are great...extremely helpful. They really know the area and provided perfect information on sightseeing trips around the area. we were awakened by fire engines the night we stayed--... More

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London, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We came to Nanaimo for a quick visit in the middle of a trip to Vancouver. We stayed at the Buccaneer because it is close to the ferry terminal at Departure Bay (made famous in Nanaimo born Diana Krall's beautifully melancholic song). The Buccaneer is a lovely little hotel with an old style motel accommodation block with beautiful floral decoration.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We flew in from UK and took the ferry straight across to Vancouver Island. We found the inn easily and checked in. Very friendly. Downside was that the room was up a long flight of stairs and so we had to lug everything up ! Once inside we all crashed in the bedroom rather than set up the sofa bed... More

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BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review howinoz. We are very happy to read that all the right conditions were in place for you all to enjoy a quiet, restful, 10 hour sleep to help you get over jetlag and on with your holiday. We do hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday on Vancouver Island. Thanks for... More

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

What a gem the Buccaneer Inn is! Have just returned from a 4-night stay. Great accomodation, wonderful staff, quiet and convenient to everything the great city of Nanaimo has to offer. Will definitely stay again and again.

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Address: 1577 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E3, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Buccaneer Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Buccaneer Hotel Nanaimo
Buccaneer Motel Nanaimo

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