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Harbour Light Motel

200 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4T2, Canada
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Haifa, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Harbour Light one night before heading to the Ferry in the morning. It was convenient since the motel is 5 minutes drive from Departure Bay. The room was very basic but looked clean. The air conditioner was a bit noisy. The wi fi didn’t work in the room, we had to step outside to connect. One... More 

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Calgary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We stayed at the Harbour Light before heading to the Ferry in the morning. It was very well priced and convenient to restaurants and the Ferry (15 min drive). The room was clean and the management seemed very pleasant. We only had two complaints. The first was the second bed in the room was very squeeky and the second, which... More 

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Langley, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed in a room to the back (I think number 222). Was quiet, clean and sufficient for our one night stay. Only downside was that leaving a curtain open meant that anyone who walked past (other guests) could look straight in. Also, no handsoap provided. Other than, it was really fine.

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calgary ab
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Convenient location - close to the ferry, various convenience stores, food. Great price - relatively cheaper. Fairly old but pretty clean. the downside is that it's beside a noisy highway. but as it gets later in the night, it seemed ok.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed there three times for work. The rooms are nice for being on the "cheaper" end. However... - 2/3 individual stays the internet did NOT work and they just didn't seem like they cared. This is a thing for me. Seriously. - toilet backed up. Constant plugging and over flowing. Wow. Good thing I just did a dry... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

From the minute we arrived - we had concerns. The Hotel is very close to a noisy highway and parking is also there. The parking lot had two old men smoking and another chasing birds. We booked our hotel via Hotels.com and the price differed when we arrived. The woman at checkin finally found our reservation (she never found the... More 

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Royston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stayed one night to catch a ferry next morning and this motel was clean, roomy and inexpensive. The MGM eatery next door was rather odd but down at the harbour there are nice walks and a better range of eateries. There is a convenient 7eleven almost next door too.

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The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stayed here one night in order to catch the 0620 ferry. The motel room was very clean. There was a large comfy king sized bed, decent bathroom with shower above the bath. Due to the weather, the room was warm and although the air con unit did cool the room we didn't leave it on as it was very... More 

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Gresham, Oregon, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We selected this because it looked good and the price as better than most. We had a room with 2 queen beds. Bed and room were good. Our room was on the back, away from traffic noise. Only down was two people talking outside the window for a while in the wee hours.

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Campbell River, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I had a Conference in Nanaimo. I decided to walk to the conference from the motel and it took me about a 10 minutes each way. The motel was nice with hanging flower baskets. My room was very fresh and the king size bed was very comfortable. There was a small fridge, a microwave and a coffee maker. The towels... More 

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