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    Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside

    1 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5R4, Canada
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed here 2 nights at the beginning of an expensive vacation to save money.... Location to ferries and waterfront is good. The hotel is dated. There is no elevator to the 2nd floor - usually not an issue for me - but being on...More

    Thank 123HJ
    Response from Erik B, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo HarboursideResponded 4 days ago

    Good Day 123HJ Thank you very much for posting your comments on Tripadvisor with regards to your stay at the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel Nanaimo. I see we did meet some of your expectations during your stay. I am so very sorry the front desk...More

    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

    We spent just one night here but would have definately stayed longer if we would have had more time. The room was very clean, there was shampoo etc and the fitnesscenter is great! Scott from the reception and also the guy in the morning were...More

    Thank aungelins
    Response from Erik B, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo HarboursideResponded November 16, 2017

    Good day augelins Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel Nanaimo. The staff truly do make a huge difference at our hotel. They all take great pride in providing great service, value and a clean and comfortable...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    If you're looking for a place that's just good enough for an overnight stay to catch the ferry early, I would recommend this place. Nothing super fancy but just right for the night. Close to the ferry terminal and very close to restaurants.More

    Thank Ems_Vacations
    Response from Erik B, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo HarboursideResponded 2 days ago

    Good Day Ems Fantastic to hear the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel Nanaimo fit your travel needs. With our great downtown location we are only minutes away from Departure Bay Ferry Terminal and close to many local restaurants we fit the needs for one night stay...More

    Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

    Beds very comfy and clean, bathroom and towels likewise. Carpet a bit tired, but who cares, I was walking on it not sleeping on it. Tim Hortons just over the road. Staff very friendly and helpful. Very pleasant stay.More

    1  Thank jude8655
    Response from Erik B, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo HarboursideResponded November 30, 2017

    Good Day Jude Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel Nanaimo. The staff take great pride in providing great service, value and cleanliness. We are so very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards Erik Brook...More

    Reviewed October 31, 2017

    Long standing hotel in Nanaimo, and yes, is like a "Hotel Time Machine", but the long-standing locals all have a time they can remember the place, and all the fun they had "Down by the bus station". Urban decay reaches even Nanaimo, but thousands of...More

    Thank BC_Island_Folks
    Response from Erik B, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo HarboursideResponded November 9, 2017

    Good day BC Island Folks Thank you very much for the for remembering the long history of Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel Nanaimo. We are in a transition period of change - the bus depot has been converted to church and the restaurant and cabaret are...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • $68 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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