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Best Western Dorchester Hotel

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The BEST WESTERN Dorchester Nanaimo Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Nanaimo over looking picturesque Nanaimo Harbour. Our charming heritage boutique-style hotel is decorated in a style that blends old world class with modern conveniences to make your stay at this Nanaimo hotel a comfortable and memorable one!
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Restaurant
Meeting Rooms
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Marina View
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are pretty clean but showing their age. There was dirt under the beds and the AC and fridge were old and loud. The bathroom is a little grimy, just because it's aged.Overall this place is goof value, but it's not aging well.

Review collected in partnership with Best Western
Date of stay: December 2018
Thank kwm00re
Response from NanaimoResponse, Front Office Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear Kwm00re, Thank you for staying with us and your feedback is much appreciated. Will look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to Nanaimo! Sincerely, Charlie Li FD Supervisor Best Western Dorchester Hotel

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at this hotel.The view of the harbour from our window was "a million dollar view".Amazing looking out any time of the day.We were lucky to catch a beautiful sun rise on Monday morning.Wonderful area around the hotel.We loved the shops...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank elizabeth s
Response from NanaimoResponse, Front Office Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Elizabeth, thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor and we are looking forward to welcoming you here again. Sincerely, Charlie Li

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A birthday celebration with my family was a great success. Our Ukrainian waitress was new on the job but absolutely delightful. I can highly recommend the Crab 🦀 Cakes, A serving of three including salad is a delightful meal. English haddock & chips are a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Anne H
Response from NanaimoResponse, Front Office Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ms. Anne H, Thank you for your continuous support for the business and we appreciate your great feedback. Will look forward to your future stay with us again. Sincerely, Charlie Li

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate in the hotel restaurant the first night of our stay. They ran out of the wine we had been drinking; there were no clams as indicated on the menu; and, we were told the salmon was fresh but it was frozen. We had...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank crazycycler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed a night before a concert at the Port Theatre on the 4th floor with a harbour view..Beautiful view and the room was comfortable and large and clean. The lobby was nice and staff were alright..nothing outstanding but we got our room with no hassle..It’s...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank tracy448
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vipaddler
30 September 2016|
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Response from benji832016 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, there's no jacuzzi facilities... They do have a fitness room though.
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"A room overlooking the harbour"
crazycycler
2 weeks ago
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"Ocean view on the 4th floor is nice"
elder87
11 Nov 2018
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"Harbor view - Upper floors."
highdesertbadger
10 Oct 2018
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"Fabulous view of the harbour. Excellent sea walk."
Navijak
29 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$94 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western nanaimonanaimo best western
LOCATION
CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouver IslandNanaimo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
70
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