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Bluebird Motel

995 Terminal, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #13 of 19 hotels in Nanaimo
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Yokohama, Japan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I can see the owners made an effort. Clean. Cheap. Good value for money. A good place to stay if other options are not available. Room has a noisy air conditioner, a fan a TV and a microwave oven. No complaints. A little noisy as it is next to the highway.

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Edmonton, Alta
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Sometimes you get what you pay for. But it wasn't that bad. We found the staff friendly and accomodating. Sure the walls are thin and there are no secrets, but the bathroom had been renovated, there was a new TV and the beds were comfortable. The floors had been recently re-done with laminate and the room was clean. Wifi was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

For a small little motel, it was just fine for our family for the one night. Im surprised of all the bad reviews I've found. The room was clean & had air conditioning , which was all we needed. For 80$ a night, I would for sure stay there again.

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Port Alberni, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Terrible place - lino in bathroom peeling, sink in bathroom rusted, one bed off frame and at least 4-6 inch pieces of metal sticking out side of bed (under bedspread so it was not visible) - very dangerous. This bed tilted to one side. Mattresses from the 70's - cheap, no support and my husband who had recent back surgery... More

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port mcneill, BC
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2009

We've stayed here on a few occasions because it was relatively inexpensive but this last time will be our last. For the life of me I couldn't get the innkeeper to crack a smile to save her life. She was almost outright hostile, and the "non smoking" room we were given reeked of cigarette smoke, the toilet was constantly running... More

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san diego, ca
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2008

The owner of this motel pretended to be a friend of my wife & I, then she spread vicious rumours about us to our friends and families. This is not a friendly establishment in my experience.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2008

I am surprised to see so many bad reviews, although it's been a couple of years since I've stayed here. I spent one night in the summer time on my way to Vancouver. It was perfect for me and my dog. The room was definitely not recently renovated but there wasn't anything wrong with it and it was clean. The... More

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North Vancouver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2008

After a bad night at Travellers Inn this place seemed like paradise. You exactly what you pay for here. Granted the walls are paper thin and the carpets are like oooolllldddddd. the rest of the room was clean and tidy. Very old place that was made presentable. For the price you pay its worth the stay. Just dont expect the... More

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Red Deer, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2008

My brother-in-law kindly reserved this for my husband and I, thinking that it was inexpensive and close by. If I wasn't so late, I would have tried to find another place to stay. I really like to support local small business owners when I can, but this Motel really needs some T.L.C. If I recall the price was similiar to... More

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victoria bc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2008

I booked a room for three nights as my sister and I were attending a convention. When I read the reviews I was a little apprehensive but thought we would make the best of it. We had a very clean room with frig and microwave and did not hear any of the traffic. would stay there again.

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Address: 995 Terminal, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
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