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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 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Banff, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had our sales staff attend a meeting at this property and can't say enough about the professionalism portrayed by every single staff member who assisted us in making it such a success. Although only for 10 people, the meeting room was bright, well appointed and featured all of the attributes you would expect in a first class property.... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We invited my cousin and her husband from Vancouver to join us at The Grand Hotel for Sunday Brunch. We dined on the patio surrounded by luscious gardens and flower baskets. A beautiful Swallowtail fluttered around us as we chatted. The food was fabulous, I had the waffles with fresh fruit and bacon. They were perfect! The service was excellent... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Never having been to Nanaimo, British Columbia before; but, being taken there for business, I came upon this gem of a place - The Grand Hotel. The name itself says it all: grand location, grand entrance, grand decoration, grand dining, grand choices of whiskeys and scotch (over 120 - the largest in the area). It truly is a relaxing and... More 

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Victoria BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stayed at the Grand Hotel recently and found the staff to be very courteous and helpful . From the outstanding selection of whisky, to the selection of tea varieties to the fine linens in the quiet room everything was very nice. The property was clean and tastefully decorated. The room rate was very reasonable for the room quality

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Nanaimo, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

At Christmas we received a generous gift certificate for the Grand Cru dining room. Nowhere on the certificate does it state a one time use only. The certificate says not redeemable for cash, that is not the issue. My partner and I decided to use a portion of the certificate for a nice luncheon, what we were not told was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This hotel would be great a stopping place after a long journey if your goimg to explore Vancouver island here's why..... We flew from UK and then onto Nanaimo heading for tofino which is too far and long to do in one day so we chose to stop here which really helps recharge, so on arriving at 10am we were... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

It was really nice to stay in something other than a cookie cutter chain hotel for a change. The Grand has old school decor in a well kept up way and is very comfortable. The big plus is the staff, every one of whom are absolutely committed to courtesy and professionalism towards the guests. The only quibble is small TV... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I spent Christmas with my family this past holiday season, and was so happy to stay at The Grand. I hadn't been before, and experienced a beautiful 4 nights at this lovely hotel. The staff were gracious, kind, and always greeted me when I walked in and out of the door. (they even remembered my name!) I almost wish I... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We are surprised to find such a lovely hotel in a small town like Nanaimo. However, we were very pleased with everything there. The rooms were clean and well equipped. The lobby is attractive. The service was excellent---you could see the owners walking around being very attentive to their guests. The bar has a selection of 125 single malt whiskeys,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Ham and beef were so tough I couldn't cut or chew it. Small scoop of flavorless dressing on top of a small thin slice of turkey. Salads were just ordinary. All so called hot entries were loop warm at best. On top of insult to injury I was charged double what I was quoted. Seating was cold, drafty and boring.... More 

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