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The Grand Hotel Nanaimo

4898 Rutherford Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T4Z4, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the ambiance of this hotel. The service in the restaurant was superb, food wasn't bad. I'd rate the eggs benedict a 3/5. It was elegant and quaint though the lobby area was a bit overwhelming with "stuff" that made it a bit overwhelming to find your way at first to elevator and restaurant. Once you are accustomed though... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Definitely overpriced for the quality of the rooms. Linens leave a lot to be desired -a bare boxspring - cheap and tired furniture. Ended up with a room over the ballroom so the music was so loud that we were unable to get any rest until it shut down. Members of our family had a room where the toilet didn't... More 

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Warner Robins, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

We held a PAPTAC bleaching committee meeting at this hotel. Beds were GREAT as was the hotel in general and the hotel staff. I like milk in my coffee, not creamers. By the second day they were hunting me down in the meeting room to give me my personal cold 2% milk in a nice silver small pitcher to put... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Had an amazing experience at a catered function for about forty people. The room was elegantly decorated. Staff were friendly and knowledgable about the wine pairings. Felt pampered! The food was expertly prepared and the presentation perfect. I would highly recommend this venue for functions.

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Washington State
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Stayed one night while driving to Tofino. Excellent rooms and service. Wanted to have dinner there but it was their Thanksgiving so dining room was closed. Monday night, but had a fabulous breakfast the next morning. Beautiful dining room and a new Whiskey Shine with tastings.

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Lake Cowichan, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I stay at a lot of hotels, travel for work, always wanted to try this hotel, pool was cold and not swimmable, lacking in amenities, prices way above other hotels in area, rooms very simple, small TV, I could go on, stay some were else.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Well I have mixed feelings about the Grand Hotel Nanaimo. For their conference facilities and public spaces, they get a "5". But my room was a "1". I stayed here for a conference, and the meeting facilities were very good, with excellent support from the staff. Good food from the restaurant, and an excellent bar with an extensive whiskey bar... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Stayed here for a conference, so I got to sample the conference facilities, restaurant, bar and rooms. This really is a grand facility! The standard room was spacious and well appointed, with the most comfortable hotel bed I have ever experienced. Very clean, well kept and well maintained. Many interesting features, including wonderful food, great bar, which includes a whiskey... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Came out to the island with my family for the week. Wanted looked for a nice place as every place on the island is expensive. The grand sounded right. Checked in noticed the place just smelled dated. Fine if it's clean. Got to room it was filthy disgusting stains on beds floors not vacuumed debris on floor. Wow went was... More 

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Delta, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Although the Grand looks impressive from the road and has a nice lobby, the rooms are average and tired. Ripped towel, missing light bulb, lumpy pillows. It has windows that open and is far enough away from the highway that it was quiet but the upstairs people could be heard walking around at 3 a.m. We booked through BC Ferries... More 

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