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Hazelton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only difficulty I had was trying to find the entrance to the hotel. Once I found it, it would have been helpful if I was told that I could unload my luggage before parking. There were no luggage carts in the parking area. Carts would have saved me a few trips.

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I will bring this up with our Bell team to see what we can do about having carts in the parking area.

Nanaimo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night in an absolutely fabulous room with spectacular views. The staff made our stay very pleasant and our overall experience was wonderful. This hotel has become our go to accommodation for future special occasions.

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for making our hotel your go to hotel for that special occasion! You are right about the views they are spectacular from our hotel. Thank you for mentioning our Ambassadors I know they will appreciate your comments.

London, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A special birthday required a special hotel and the Coast Bastion fit the bill. The king sized bed and super clean bedding were lovely. Our room one the top floor had a spectacular view. Coffee and bathroom supplies were all of good quality. All if this at a good price. The front desk staff were great.

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

You could not be more right about the view it is fantastic. Thank you for mentioning all the key points of our property, the rooms with the king size beds are very comfortable. We all appreciate the great rating you gave our hotel.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best in Nanaimo in terms of service, location, quality and price. Close to all relevant locations in Nanaimo. Parking for 24 hour period is oniy $9.50. A good price. Minoz Restaurant a top notch restaurant.

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Henry T, Owner at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking time to rate us on TripAdvisor. I know our Ambassadors will appreciate the nice comments about Minnoz as I know many of the servers take great pride in their work. Thank you for also mentioning the location our hotel is close to everything downtown.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Too pricey for the location. Rooms were updated, but hallways and entrances were very dated. Our room had an ancient heating system that didn't even have climate control. Needs more updating. Staff was nice and friendly.

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you giving us your comments. If you could tell me what room you were in I would really appreciate it so I can check why you did not have a climate control devise in your room. You can email me directly at h.traa@coasthotels.com

Mission, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was as I suspected it would be as having stayed at the Coast hotels before.. Good for Business or Pleasure... We asked for early check in to make it to a Wedding in mid afternoon... Check in a good experience..

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

I am happy to read that they were able to check you in a bit early. Thank you for staying with us while attending the wedding. We appreciate the great rating that you given us at the Coast Bastion Hotel.

Fort Lauderdale, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first stay at Coast Bastion so I was unsure as to what to expect. my expectations were exceeded and I will definitely chose to stay again the staff are warm and professional. the rooms are clean and bright. the bed WOW so very comfortable. everything I needed was in this hotel or around the corner. do not...

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a chance to stay with us. We appreciate your comments and will look forward in having you stay with us in the future. You are right about the beds the are fantastic!

Douglas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Customer service at the front desk was outstanding, and our partial water view room was very nice. The hotel's location is perfect for walking around downtown and the waterfront area. We would definitely stay there again

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

You are right about our location it is located right by the harbour with some great views! We look forward in having you stay with us in the future.

Victoria BC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff very friendly, Bellman "Garry" exceptionally helpful. Great restaurant, wonderful food. Room clean, comfortable and had a great view. Staff met our every need, most helpful. This is one of the best hotels on Vancouver Island!

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking time to rate us on TripAdivsor, I know that Garry will like your comments, thank you for mentioning him. Thank you for giving us such an nice rating!

Calgary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to be walking distance to everything downtown including the harbour & boardwalk. Parking is additional. Staff are friendly & helpful. Nice views of the harbour. Rooms are modern with roomy bathroom. Would (& have) stayed there again.

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us we appreciate you taking time to rate us on TripAdvisor! We look forward in having you stay with us again in the future.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Minnoz Steak & Seafood
Minnoz Steak & Seafood
Cuisines: Seafood, Canadian, Steakhouse
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the convenience of location and beautiful ocean views from one of the best downtown Nanaimo hotels. Located near the BC Ferries Terminal on Nanaimo's inner harbour, the Coast Bastion Hotel is steps away from the seawall walk-way, Swy-a-lana Lagoon park, specialty shops, superior dining and quaint cafes. Take in a contemporary west coast designed dining experience at Minnoz Restaurant & Lounge. Featuring the freshest local seafood and meats, pasta dishes, gourmet breakfast and tapas. For those in need of relaxation & rejuvenation Pure Spa and Studio 31 are located in the hotel and look forward to pampering you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coast Bastion Hotel

Address: 11 Bastion St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6E4, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: €102 - €150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Coast Bastion Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 179
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Coast Bastion Hotel Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Coast Bastion Nanaimo
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#1 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
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“stayed in room 1505 beautiful full view of the Ocean”
 of 5 bubbles 131maria069, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have a partial view of the harbour, but if you enjoy that kind of thing it's only a few extra dollars for a panoramic view.”
 of 5 bubbles islandgurl2, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for a harbour view higher floor. Love the corner rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles tommV8629EF, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the water”
 of 5 bubbles 940graceh, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have an oversized vehicle, let the front desk know so they can direct you to the appropriate parking area”
 of 5 bubbles 557robinp, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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