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Howard Johnson Nanaimo Harbourside

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Terminal Avenue, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5R4, Canada
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Ranked #11 of 19 Hotels in Nanaimo
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 1 week. Room was OK in size. Bathroom had no air vent so there is a musky and damp odour. Good location to get on and off the highway, which was the reason I chose this HoJo. Boardwalk close by was ideal for a nice stroll along the harbour and piers. The Harbour City Fitness next door was... More

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Erik B, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Nanaimo Harbourside, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you for posting your comments about your recent stay at the Howad Johnson Harbourside Hotel Nanaimo. We take pride in providing great value, great location and great service. I am very sorry the front desk staff did not seem attentive and willing to assit eveytime you passed by the front desk. This not typical of the front... More

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very simple and dirty. A bunch of long dark hairs in the spare towels! Staff not very friendly. Bathroom very old. You will have problems sitting on the toilet if you're taller than 1,80m. Very old mattresses

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Erik B, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Nanaimo Harbourside, responded to this review

Good Day Gelegentlich: Thank you very much for posting your comments about your recent stay at the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel Nanaimo. I was really saddened to read your reveiw with regards to service and the guest room cleanliness. Yes we are an older hotel and some of the features we cannot change, but certainly cleanliness and service is paramount.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We originally booked just for one night and then stayed an extra night. The room was clean, the bed was really comfortable. The best bit for us was the staff. Very polite and helpful especially the man on the evening shift who made us feel not only welcome but special. The hotel is a short walk from the waterfront and... More

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Erik B, Manager at Howard Johnson Nanaimo Harbourside, responded to this review

Hello Gareth, We appreciate the time taken to post your comments on Trip Advisor. The hotel offers great value, location, clean and comfortable rooms and fantastic staff. We try to make each guest feel welcome and take pride in the work we do at the hotel. I will pass on your comments to the front desk. Thank you Erik Brook... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stayed here for one night during a tour of Vanc Island. Room was quite large and included a closet at the entrance door. Bed comfortable. Bathroom compact. TV was old and several other items in the room also felt old. Everything very clean. We got their most basic room (I think) there was no refrigerator and no microwave - we... More

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Erik B, Manager at Howard Johnson Nanaimo Harbourside, responded to this review

Hello UrbanManUSA, Thank you for posting your comments on Trip Advisor with regards to your recent stay at the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel Nanaimo. We are so very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Value, location, and great staff are what is our main stay at this hotel. The housekeeping staff take personal responsibility to make sure the... More

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Nanaimo Harbourside

Address: 1 Terminal Avenue, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5R4, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Nanaimo Harbourside 2*
Number of rooms: 101
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