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The Grand Hotel Nanaimo

4898 Rutherford Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T4Z4, Canada
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Ranked #8 of 19 hotels in Nanaimo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014
Kim M Seattle, Washington
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed o ne night, courtesy of my husband's office headquarters. It was an amazing experience. Lovely room, spacious and very clean. Extra pillows would have been nice but we could have asked for them. Very courteous staff at the front desk, secure guest garage, lovely lounge, quiet room. As comfortable as anyone could ask. Didnt use the jet tub,... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I belong to Grandmothers 2 Grandmothers, Oceanside group, and we had a fundraiser at the hotel on May 15. The event had about 165 in attendance, We were most comfortable, air-conditioned, seating was excellent as it was theatre style so everyone had the same view of the guest speakers. We had very delicious assortment of sweets and coffee/tea which are... More

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Port Hardy, Canada
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Enjoyed a very nice weekend, supplemented by the warm atmosphere and very friendly staff. My wife and I made sure we visited their famous whiskey bar where we had a huge list of malt scotch whiskies to choose from. Very intimate and quiet, highly recommended as a place to unwind and relax.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

My first time here on a friend's recommendation. As I was on gov't business I took the simplest room available I believe The taxpayersgot a great bargain and I got a great room. It and had all the usual ammenities, clean and nicely decorated. The staff were super friendly and most helpful

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Nanaimo, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Went for afternoon tea recently. The waitress was excellent and helpful in choosing a tea from a wonderful assortment. The scones and sandwiches were very good but the desserts were substandard as in nothing special or in house made. The were the typical variety of desert bars you buy at the grocery store......brownie, butter tart square, date square & carrot... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

We were there for a very special dinner and wine paring. The food and setting was amazing and the service second to none. Our room was lovely and we had a great sleep. Breakfast was perfect. Such a lovely place to bring family and friends. Never disappoints.

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British Columbia
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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here recently for work. The hotel is well cared for but stuck in the 90's. It was probably fairly high end at that time but needs an update. I have no complaint with the cleanliness however and to me that is more important than being modern or up to date. I did overhear at the front desk one of... More

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Canmore, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and had so much fun and relaxation, we stayed a 4th night. The entire staff here here are sooo accommodating and are so happy to help with a smile. The rooms are spacious and clean, but it was the service that stood out for us. As we stayed after xmas and before new years,... More

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Courtenay, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

The service was excellent, but the food was terrible. For the price ($50.00 per person) it was beyond bad. The applies and desserts were okay, but certainly not what you would expect for the price. The mains were substandard to say the least. The food was cold, there was no flavour.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Just finished the Christmas Buffet at The Grand. Do not sit in the lounge area. We were given our seat and basically left. I understand that is was a buffet but some direction and letting you know that it was ready would have been nice.You are not in the main track of the servers in the lounge. The lady at... More

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Address: 4898 Rutherford Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T4Z4, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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