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Buccaneer Inn

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ferry terminal”(30 reviews)
“corner studio”(5 reviews)
“separate bedroom”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

I booked the cozy studio for 3 nights, which was cozy indeed. It was spotless. I was concerned about no air conditioning and street noise which were not an issue. It is walking distance maybe 20 minutes to downtown, across the street from kayak rentals...More

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Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded August 28, 2017

That's great to read Kimmy1960. Our Cozy Studio is indeed cozy. 130 square foot. Small bathroom with a shower and not bathtub. Small kitchenette with a microwave, fridge, sink. Well priced. Spotlessly clean. Perfect for lots of folks. But it can be a bit warmer...More

Reviewed August 27, 2017

Overnight stop, but was so convenient to ferry, restaurant, harbour etc. Roomy sitting area, clean bathroom, comfortable bed and helpful owner.We were able to visit a nearby diner for breakfast. Ample parking.

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

We booked a room for our family (two adults and two small children) here for one night on the recommendation of a friend, and we were very happy. Yes, as others have noted, the rooms are dated, but the staff were very friendly and the...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed August 20, 2017

It is located on a noisy street, lots of traffic. You will need to drive about ten minutes to get to the city centre. The staff was very friendly and helpful. However, the rooms are outdated and bedroom was very small and dark as the...More

Thank Corina A
Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded August 22, 2017

Thanks for your review Corina. Glad to read that you found our staff helpful and friendly! We do have one suite that is near our central staircase, on the first floor, that is a little dark (and also cooler). Sorry that you didn't like this...More

Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

We arrived early and Marlene gave us excellent directions for a great picnic spot with some nice hiking. Also gave us great directions to a local quilt store. All directions were simple and accurate. The map was a great help too. There's a very helpful...More

Thank Tavishboo
Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded August 22, 2017

Thanks for the glowing review Tavishboo and for noting Marlene's friendly, helpful service. Glad you mentioned our brand new WIFI system. We are very happy with it as it provides a strong, reliable service in all parts of the motel and surrounding property. You are...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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$113 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
#2 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$113 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
#2 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Mik W
February 2, 2018|
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Response from BuccaneerDave | Property representative |
Thanks for the question Mik W and for the answer thunderingfox. Most of our accommodation are suites with seperate bedrooms. Some suites have 2 double beds in the bedroom and the others either a king or queen. All suites... More
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chan p
August 8, 2017|
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Response from BuccaneerDave | Property representative |
Hi Chan P. The short answer is no. There are really any crabbing near The Buccaneer Inn. You can go down to the Crabbing Pier at Maffeo Sutton Park and may have some luck there. If you are considering staying with us and... More
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twinklemelody
August 7, 2017|
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Response from BuccaneerDave | Property representative |
Hi twinkleme ... There is a shopping centre, called Terminal Park, that is 3 blocks, uphill, from The Buccaneer Inn. The centre has a Starbucks, McDonalds, Burger King, Asian restaurant, Liquor Store, Deli (with ready made... More
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"Try the charthouse, it’s really worth it"
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"upstairs- view of the water and island"
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"101 is quiet but small, 106 was a bit bigger but no tub and on the end."
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"2nd and floor for views"
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