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Port-O-Call Motel

505 NORTH TERMINAL AVE, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4K1, Canada
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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My dog & I recently stayed at this motel twice due to a marital break up. The first time was for a week and the second time was for 4 nights in May 2016. I was treated very well by the lady & gentleman who run the motel. They are 2 very friendly, respectful & helpful people. I was given... More 

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Stratford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The room was clean except behind the bathroom door, which you didn't notice until you were in the bathroom with the door closed and saw old toilet paper and stuff stuck in and beside the baseboard heater. Obviously the cleaner never closed the door while inside it! We couldn't shower because you either turn the knob clockwise for hot or... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Stayed here during a dragon boat festival, with my whole team. Overall positive comments are: clean room, no bugs, lots of dresser space, fluffy and clean towels and face cloths, helpful and friendly chamber maids and staff, comfortable bed. The room had important things for me: coffee maker (with 1 package of coffee), microwave, fridge. There was a TV but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

My five day stay at Port-O-Call was very pleasant. The food in the restaurant was well prepared and the staff was friendly. The suite was roomy and clean. The beautiful bay is within walking distance. The rock garden and water fall at the motel was very relaxing at the end of the day.

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I recently enjoyed my 6 day visit june 2015. I found the staff polite. They catered to my needs. The lady in the front even drew out a map attempting to give me directions. I felt safe and found the rooms clean. I have no problems recommending this hotel and could see my self staying there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

I stayed 4 nights at this hotel. It has a good central location. The room was clean and I really like that the bedroom area was separate from the living area. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food served in the restaurant was tasty. I would stay in this hotel again.

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4 Thank AADelphin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

They were polite. The breakfast was excellent. The price was affordable seeing that most people are tourists and will be looking to spend in other areas. I see others referring to the people around the area, but the hotel is not in charge of the transient population. This will be the case with any of the lodging options in the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Don't stay here! Terrible neighbourhood, junkies lingering around the building and the workers are creepy and rude. The room was disgusting, the bathroom wasn't cleaned. There was no towels in the room and the bath had hair in it. There was dead bugs in the room and had a strange door. The house cleaner was smoking a joint while waiting... More 

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Comox Valley, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Male front desk clerk does not look at you when you speak; in fact, he will walk away while you're speaking and so does the older female manager. Crack a joke, go ahead, I dare you. You'll get no response. Stone-faced people, these are. I was forced to change rooms because the cable didn't work in the first room I... More 

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kamloops
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I tried to stay here with my girlfriend before heading to the Mainland. Once the fountain shut down and the ambient noise outside had gone away, our neighbors voice kept my girl awake right till I was woken up at 1:30 AM by him too. He had traffic in and put of his room that he was obviously living in... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
PORT-O-CALL INN & SUITES is located in NANAIMO, British Columbia. 42 unit hotel / motel. Free parking, in-room Coffee, Tea. Close to Downtown Nanaimo, and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. 7 minutes drive to Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Port-O-Call Motel

Address: 505 NORTH TERMINAL AVE, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4K1, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: $56 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Port-O-Call Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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