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Coast Bastion Hotel

11 Bastion St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6E4, Canada (Formerly Coast Bastion Inn)
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Ranked #34 of 269 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 29, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
White Rock, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Excellent quality and service. I guess they have to be all that and a bag of chips, since they are central to many other exciting options in town.

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Nanaimo, Canada
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The Coast Bastion hotel restaurant has gone through some changes and all for the better. Their Crab Cakes are delicious and a very generous portion. Everything was fresh, tasty and service was excellent. I have always liked this hotel and happy to see that over the years, it has just got better.

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

What a friendly and nice hotel. Every staff person was cheerful and friendly. When we arrived and were given a room with two beds, I called the front desk and they quickly arranged for a room with one king bed, and upgraded us to a higher floor, that room was terrific for our six-night stay. My only complaint was internet... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Food was ok. A bit pricey but what can you expect from a hotel restaurant/bar. The gnat in my beer kind of put me off tho.

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Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Don't really like this place but need a place for one night. Parking is across the street from hotel so not secure at all. Lobby is ok but rooms are dreary and noisy I'm afraid

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This was the first year we tried the Coast Bastion for our car club annual Christmas banquet and it was a huge success. We were the organizers for it and had nothing but praise from the attending guests. The food, was superb and the catering service fantastic. We will book this location again for our next year's function.

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Vancouver Island
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

The lounge in the Coast Bastion hotel offers an ambient setting overlooking the Nanaimo Harbour. It is relaxing with over sized couches and a fire place, and wall to wall windows to appreciate that view. We had drinks and appys here recently and the scallops were extraordinary - order them! Prices were decent. Service good even though it appeared to... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The Coast Bastion has recently been refurbished and is now very fresh and pleasant for a stay. Bathrooms are well appointed and fixtures easy to use and responsive. breakfast was okayish- but much better at either the Petit Chou or two chefs

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North Vancouver
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

OurWserver was e were stranded in Nanaimo due to a wins storm that shut the ferry service. We decided to stay at the Coast and have dinner at their restaurant. As can be expected, they were overwhelmed by the number of people that suddenly showed up at the hotel and dining room. The staff did a great job. The two... More

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Kingston, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Love this hotel....friendly staff, great view, in the heart of downtown, and the hotel Resturant is great too. Gail, the bartender is always good for some great conversation.

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