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Port-O-Call Motel

505 NORTH TERMINAL AVE, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4K1, Canada
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Ranked #15 of 19 Hotels in Nanaimo
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My five day stay at Port-O-Call was very pleasant. The food in the restaurant was well prepared and the staff was friendly. The suite was roomy and clean. The beautiful bay is within walking distance. The rock garden and water fall at the motel was very relaxing at the end of the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently enjoyed my 6 day visit june 2015. I found the staff polite. They catered to my needs. The lady in the front even drew out a map attempting to give me directions. I felt safe and found the rooms clean. I have no problems recommending this hotel and could see my self staying there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 4 nights at this hotel. It has a good central location. The room was clean and I really like that the bedroom area was separate from the living area. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food served in the restaurant was tasty. I would stay in this hotel again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They were polite. The breakfast was excellent. The price was affordable seeing that most people are tourists and will be looking to spend in other areas. I see others referring to the people around the area, but the hotel is not in charge of the transient population. This will be the case with any of the lodging options in the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Don't stay here! Terrible neighbourhood, junkies lingering around the building and the workers are creepy and rude. The room was disgusting, the bathroom wasn't cleaned. There was no towels in the room and the bath had hair in it. There was dead bugs in the room and had a strange door. The house cleaner was smoking a joint while waiting... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Male front desk clerk does not look at you when you speak; in fact, he will walk away while you're speaking and so does the older female manager. Crack a joke, go ahead, I dare you. You'll get no response. Stone-faced people, these are. I was forced to change rooms because the cable didn't work in the first room I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I tried to stay here with my girlfriend before heading to the Mainland. Once the fountain shut down and the ambient noise outside had gone away, our neighbors voice kept my girl awake right till I was woken up at 1:30 AM by him too. He had traffic in and put of his room that he was obviously living in... More 

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Port Hardy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We happened to come into town without an idea of where to stay. Port-O-Call was the 2nd motel we went to and we found it to be clean and staff friendly. They also gave us a price based on where we stayed - this made us very happy. Only thing was the noisy crying woman next door.

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Victoria, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We booked for two nights and stayed only one. The first room they gave to us the shower hadn't been cleaned. We were moved to a room on the ground floor. Bars on the windows and the blinds were not wide enough for the windows. Most of the electrical outlets did not work, and no airconditioning.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I needed a cheap place to stay for two nights in Nanaimo this summer. I was going to reserve the Ramada or Quality Inn but seemed like there was a provincial function so all rooms were booked. Let me list the pros and cons of this motel: Pros- 1) Adequate parking spaces. 2)Lady was willing to wait for me to... More 

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