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Waterfront Suites and Marina

1000 Stewart Ave, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4C9, Canada
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a reason this hotel has no reviews from 2013 til now - no one stays here. In some ways this seems like a normal, run-down, older motel that would be cheap, but once you get into it, you realize it is not what it seems. We ended up here when I mistakenly booked another place for the wrong... More 

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Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

This was the dirtiest and the oldest hotel I have ever seen!!! The clerk processed the payment for the room before we had a chance to see it. We get to the room and it is so outdated it was horrible. The beds were hard as a rock and we found dirt, dust and hairs everywhere. The packets of coffee... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Avoid this place at all costs. It is terrifying, dark, filthy, it smells bad and is in a deserted location. There is no staff on site in the evenings; you are given a key to the entire place and left to fend for yourself. Especially dangerous for women. The hotel from the Shining is luxurious by comparison. Was in Nanaimo... More 

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Maple Ridge
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Don't be deceived by the name - as best this is a $40 motel. From the moment we arrived, everything was bad - hotel is not always open during the day, room was dirty, oven didn't work, air conditioning didn't work, key didn't work, had bar fridge instead of full size fridge. I truly believe this place is an organized... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

What a horrible place - and smelly and skanky - booked through Expedia - will never use them again - stayed all of 20 mins - long enough to find out this place sucked - no air conditioning, stained rugs, broken plastic chairs, 2 headed bugs in bathtub - yuck - We left after complaining to expedia and hotel manager... More 

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Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

Lobby was freezing cold. Desk Agent had space heaters set up around her to keep her warm. Our room was freezing cold and the bathroom was a disgusting, dirty, moldy room with an unusable shower. We were told that after 9pm if we needed anything we needed to dial 0 and talk to onsite management. All that happened when we... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

Don't ever stay at this hotel. They rip you off huge.. we were told we were not being charged for a terrible night's stay with no air conditioning, smelly room, old and deteriorating.. I was sickened by this place. Then the charges on my credit card stayed, $140 for a horrifying experience, I asked them to reverse this and they... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

It was an old building. Scary, the reception area closed at 9 pm. We were the only people in that huge motel and we did not know that until early the next morning. The 2nd day, we were still the only customers there. They are renovating so the building are very smell of paint. Our room was the last room... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2010

Website states that they under renovations....they haven't started.....this place is in extreme need of repairs. Location is excellect....close to the marina and wall walk....the inside of the units are frightning...dirty...I should have slept in my car...

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2010

Don't be fooled by the fancy new name, Waterfront Suites and Marina. The place is a mess. We'll go back to the downtown hotels and B & Bs where we were warmly welcomed and thoughtfully cared for. The friendliness that makes Nanaimo special is not in evidence here. The treatment we received was shocking. On arrival, our credit card was... More 

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