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Diplomat Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   333 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4T5, Canada
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Ranked #14 of 19 hotels in Nanaimo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Salmon Arm
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I can't say the motel is good or bad. It's a very basic old motel . The px is really good for me to save $$ . the family suite has 2 bed rooms & a large living room & kitchen is really for a family's vacation. I'll come back

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Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The manager is very rude! He yelled at me numerous times for no reason. I should have read the other negative reviews before renting the room. I also had many problems with my room in which he did/would not deal with. Do not support this establishment!

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Vancouver, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We stayed one night on a short trip to Nanaimo. Room was Neat & good for one night stay. I strongly recommend only for one night stay. Don't expect more than that. Air-condition was so loud and Wifi signal was weak. Wash room tap! I bet you spill the water on floor, however you wash and tap size was almost... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I went to the motel on the day of my reservation to see if it would be possible to check in a little earlier then the check in time of 2 pm, I was told by the woman in the office that I couldn't check in until maybe sometime after 3 pm. Then she asked me which room I booked,... More

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Napanee, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The Diplomat Motel is exactly what my party was looking for; a clean and comfortable overnight stay on the way to Tofino. What it is: a first rate budget motel; clean, well equiped, walking distance to very good eats, perfect for a night's stay before or after taking the ferry. What it is not; modern, new, and sparkling, with executive... More

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Vancouver, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We were so very pleasantly surprised by this quaint motel. Very clean and newly renovated - close to lots of things - lots of useful items in room with coffeemaker, kettle, dishes and utensils, teatowels and pots and pans and lots of clean towels - very cozy cute and very good value for the money - have already recommended it... More

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

It was clean and friendly. I had the family suite, which is definitely spacious for a family who needs a place to stay. Don't expect any frills because this is an economy motel, but for the price, the wi-fi was a bonus and the room was neat and clean.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

We stayed here for a night it was fine, the reception were a little vague and took a while to find our booking, the room was clean and well appointed. It was within walking distance to some amazing restaurants we felt safe and it was reasonably priced, and yes quite considering its proximity to the road

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125 reviews 125 reviews
41 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

This time, working in Nanaimo, I stayed in this venue for a night. Rates were totally reasonable- $70. - in between a great breakfast restaurant one minute to the south (Alice's) and a fantastic lunch and dinner spot (MGM) minutes to the north. Nothing fancy, but clean towels and sheets and quiet considering it is on the highway at the... More

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Address: 333 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4T5, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Diplomat Motel 2*
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