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The Inn on Long Lake

2.0 of 5 4700 North Island Highway, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 1W6, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful view of the lake. So relaxing watching the rowers and kayakers. So close to everything, but much quieter than I expected. Felt as if we were at a remote resort. Simple breakfast was easy with decent selection. Gazebo with hot tub and small gym, though we didn't get to either. Too easy to relax on the deck with the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The views are spectacular, all rooms face Long Lake. Nice sized rooms with everything you need including a fridge and micro. Free breakfast in the morning is substantial, fresh, and has variety. There is the gazebo that houses a hot tub and small gym.

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you, ttsholland for the wonderful review. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay. We are very lucky, having a lake side patio or balcony on every room for our guests to enjoy. There seems to be something very soothing about looking over the water, whether its unwinding after a hectic day of work or... More 

Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoy the view of the lake . Lots of different types of birds . My two dogs sit by the sliding glass doors and watch everything that goes by . It is in an excellent location close to shopping ,restaurants walking distance to a movie theatre .Staff are friendly . I haven't tried the hot tub or sauna... More 

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Ucluelet, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since the end of 2014, the Inn on Long Lake has become my go-to place for travel to Nanaimo. Check in/check out is easy and fast. The rooms are spacious and well-appointed. Having a Keurig is a great addition. The beds are beyond comfortable. The view is great to just sit and watch. It is great to have continental breakfast... More 

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! I am glad you have made us your new home when you visit our side of the Island. I agree, our view is pretty nice and relaxing, looking out over our lake. The Keurig coffeemakers are a nice upgrade that we made recently, and it has been a hit with our customers. The dark... More 

Victoria, Canada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This was my first time staying here and I loved it. From the friendly check in to the friendly check out. I could find nothing at fault. I did have a minor issue with my door not letting me out but it was fixed within 15 minutes of mentioning it. Megan (who was working the front desk the evening I... More 

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review. I am glad we were able to take care of the issue with the door right away. We have a great crew here, and while Megan may be one of our newest members, you are right, she is a keeper. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Nanaimo. James Young... More 

Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stay here, usually when spending Christmas with family. The rooms have been nicely Renovated, with very comfortable beds and a nice coffee maker. We appreciate the breakfast Which is included and a Globe newspaper delivered to the door each morning. It would be nice To come in the summer and enjoy the lake!

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad you have noticed the changes-we are not done by any means, and there should be some even bigger changes in place by your next visit. You should definitely come in the summer! It's so nice to get out and enjoy the property, and hopefully get in a kayak or pedalboat (or a... More 

Alberta, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Second trip for me to the Inn on Long Lake. First was about 5 years ago and it was the reason I came back. Still a great establishment with awesome staff. All rooms are great as they face the lake. If you stay on the 2nd or 3rd floor, make sure to leave your blinds open and get woke up... More 

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. I love to hear that people feel that coming to stay with us is like coming home to family. We have a great group working here, and they all do their best to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Nanaimo. James Young... More 

Ladner, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stay here anytime we can. We always get a room on the top floor to get the best view of the lake. It doesn't feel like you are in a city at all, with the lake, the boats and the birds. In the warm months, my husband brings his fly fishing gear and belly boat, and in the morning,... More 

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We all love this spot too, but none of us seem to get out fishing very much. They do stock the lake once or twice a year with trout, and there are also bass in the lake, as I am sure your husband already knows. We look forward to seeing you on your next... More 

New York City, New York
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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Spent a night here in November while visiting friends in the area. First floor rooms have lawn access which leads straight up to the lake. We were greeted with a lovely sunrise in the morning. The in-door hot tub is by the lake in its own building; you can also rent canoes to pedal around during warmer season. The stay... More 

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you beifangde1 for your review. We are very lucky to have such beautiful sunrises across the lake. I have many photos of the sun rising over the far end of the lake in all seasons and conditions. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and I hope to see you when you return to Nanaimo. P.S.... More 

Victoria, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We frequently come to Nanaimo for great shopping, and family visits as well. There is lots of choice in this city but really, there is no choice if you want great value, clean and friendly comfortable place to stay - It is always going to be this hotel for us. It has an amazing location, right on the lake -... More 

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you Skippy510109. It means a lot to the staff to get such great comments from repeat guests like yourself. We think we have a pretty great place here too. We are always looking to improve our product and services, to keep guests like yourself coming back year after year. Thank you, James Young General Manager More 

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Address: 4700 North Island Highway, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 1W6, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Inn on Long Lake 2*
Number of rooms: 62
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