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Buccaneer Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1577 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E3, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 19 Hotels in Nanaimo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed at the Buccaneer's 3 bed house for a week, house is located next to the inn and offers all the conveniences of home: washer&dryer, dishwasher, rear yard, access to BBQ, well provisioned kitchen. Spotlessly clean, great beds and linens. Excellent value too. Hosts very welcoming and committed to Eco-friendly products. Ferry terminal, Good pubs, restaurants and liquor store... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a studio room and very small. The useable floor space on three sides of the queen bed is 2, 3, and 4 feet wide, respectively. You can put your hand flat on the side-wall while lying in bed. The room was hot, like a little oven, on a small black sailboat, in summer, under the beating noonday sun,... More

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BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer Inn, responded to this review

Dear Drew H, Thank you very much for your review. At The Buccaneer Inn we offer 7 different accommodation choices ranging from a 3 bedroom house to a 500 square foot apartment with a wood burning fireplace to 350 square foot suites with separate bedroom and kitchen to small, compact studios. Our Corner Studio is a popular choice for short-stay... More

Stoney Creek, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

A hotel room that has no air conditioning is unbelievable! We would never have stayed here if we had known this. Otherwise a small, older, but clean little place in a great location right across the street from the marina.

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BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer Inn, responded to this review

Dear ChereeDaurie, Thank you very much for your review and kind comments about our … ‘small, older, but clean little place in a great location’. We sincerely wish that you had read the email confirmation that we had sent to you several days prior to your arrival. We are very forthright with all our guest’s about our lack of air... More

Vancouver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Very friendly and super clean. The owners really make an effort. Good internet comfy beds. Fuzzy white bathrobes were unexpected touch of luxury. Owner spent time explaining what to see and do and where to eat. I would recommend to others and would come back!

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Woodside, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Wonderful family hotel cleaner than the most expensive hotel we stayed in. Fantastic beds, wonderful cotton bedding . This was a wonderful convenient place to stay , walking distance to a very sweet down town. I love it when owners take such care with the details using organic and recycled products. Thank you Dave and Marlene for sharing with us.... More

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BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sharon D, Thank you very much for having stayed with us and your kind review. It was a great pleasure to have met you and Bob and we very much enjoyed our conversations with you. Thanks for your comments on our room cleanliness, comfortable beds, bedding, convenient location and our use of recycled and organic products. Makes all our... More

Keene, New Hampshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

First impressions of this small motel were that the owners had tried hard to keep up the outside appearance. Inside there was some nice homely touches, such as the provision of games, books, chocolate bars and drinks in the fridge' freezer (a charge for used items) The kitchenette was well provided and the room serviced well and discretely every day.... More

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Puerto Montt, Chile
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

It was a pleasure to stay at the Chart House. Clean and quite place by the sea shore. We were comforted after such exhausted training time. Thank you guys for providing such an excellent house, all equipped with washing machine, dryer, freezer, everything needed. Thank you very much. Hope to see you again next time, once we return.

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BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer Inn, responded to this review

Dear Christian1612, Thank you very much for having stayed with us while in Nanaimo. It was very interesting to speak with the two of you about Chile and where you live. Thank you for the kind review. For the information of fellow TripAdvisor members, The Chart House is our newest addition to The Buccaneer Inn. Located right next to door... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We chose this place because of the #2 rating on trip advisor and the location. We found it to be exactly as described, right down to the "Eco" toilet paper and Kleenex. I'm not a big fan of cardboard sandpaper TP. There must be a better way to protect the environment that doesn't harm your customers. You can't hear the... More

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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*
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