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Dockside Bed & Breakfast

2140 Dockside Way, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6T7 , Canada
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Dockside Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #7 of 33 Nanaimo B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have used Dockside a few times now, whenever we are in Nanaimo for kids' sports activities. This past weekend we were watching the Summer Games. The quiet patio was perfect spot to relax at the end of the afternoon, or to enjoy a morning cup of coffee. Breakfast was awesome and we enjoyed the selection of DVD movies and... More

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Portland, Oregon, USA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Gracious hosts. Pleasant suburban neighborhood just minutes off the highway and minutes from downtwon Nanaimo, on the shore of a small lake. Everything is clean and works. Huge huge amount of space: a full kitchen with a small dining area, big full bathroom, living room with a sofa, and a sizeable bedroom; most of those rooms have at least one... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed there for only 1 night, but we were lucky that we have choosen this B&B on our journey. The B&B is nicely located on a small lake, just minutes by car from downtown Nanaimo. The hosts, Alison and James, are very helpful and the breakfast is just awesome. There is a lot to see in Nanaimo and I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

After having read the previous reviews for the Dockside Bed & Breakfast, we booked our single night stay with high expectations. We were not disappointed at all! James & Alison were delightful, the suite was clean & spacious, and the view over the lake was very enjoyable as we ate our supper on our little patio. We loved the little... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Very peaceful along the water, Very nice hosts. We stayed in a small apartment, with 1 bedroom, 1 couch and large kitchen. You can canoe there and the distance to the city ctr is not far to drive. As much as Victoria and Tofino are full with tourists, the stay was really peaceful and we regretted not to have stayed... More

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I and my two friends thoroughly enjoyed our week at Dockside, and can only re-iterate what the previous posters have said. The suite is spacious, comfortable and immaculate. The breakfasts (including fresh baking) are plentiful, varied and delicious. The location ideal, in a quiet neighbourhood, a ten minute drive from downtown, and five minutes to Westwood Lake which has swimming... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

First time doing a bed and breakfast and let me tell you, I'll think twice about going to a hotel again! This place is well kept, spacious and a beautiful location. Great price, big comfy beds and wonderful service. The best part was the breakfast! a completely balanced meal and absolutely delicious!!! lovely lovely, lovely! Highly recommended!

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Tokyo, Japan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Great full apartment-sized suite, with everything you could imagine needing and facing a lovely little lake. Hosts were super pleasant & the breakfast divine and generous. If you're looking for an enjoyable walk, check out the nearby Westwood Lake.

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Red Deer AB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Had the pleasure of staying at 'Dockside B&B' while on weekend business in Nanaimo...Any visitors to the city owe it to themselves, to take in the splendor this lakeside gem offers...superior in every way to any of my plentiful B&B stays over numerous years of travels...fabulous meals...very quiet room for a well rested stay...first choice for next trip back to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

This b&b exceeded expectations. The suite was roomy, well appointed and very quiet overlooking an urban lake. Breakfast was huge and very tasty. Hosts were charming. This will be my choice on future trips to Nanaimo. Well done Ramsay

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Address: 2140 Dockside Way, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6T7 , Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Quiet lakeside location a short drive from both ferry terminals, the airport and downtown. Private entrance leads off the lakeside patio into a full equipped kitchenette. Full breakfast is included and special diets can be accommodated. Contact us with any questions. ... more   less 
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