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    Best Western Dorchester Hotel

    70 Church St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H4, Canada
    +1 877-992-7862
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    • Excellent26%
    • Very good40%
    • Average20%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible4%
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    “older hotel” (11 reviews)
    “harbour view” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 560 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Upon arrival at the hotel we were greeted with a cheerful and helpful desk person. We asked for and were given directions to our function which was not on the premises. Our room was at the temperature that we are comfortable in and set up...More

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    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 28 October 2017

    Hotel room was super clean and had all amenities. The front desk gave us a 20% off coupon for breakfast and dinner. Parking was free though. The location was perfect, overlooking the pretty harbour and esplanade. This is right downtown so close to everything including...More

    1  Thank BenefacTours
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 31 October 2017

    Dear Benefac Tours, Your feedback is greatly appreciated. I'm glad to hear that you've enjoyed your stay and our convenient location with surrounding area. Most of all, I'm glad to hear that our staff served you well. It's been pleasure accommodating you, and will look...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I rented a suite expecting something really special based on the price but it was really just two average rooms and your paying for the view I guess. Both rooms had old tvs with fuzzy picture and no HD channels. the furniture Was old and...More

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    Thank stephenkF8595UQ
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Dear stephenkF8595UQ, Thank you for staying with us and appreciate your feedback. I apologize for not meeting your expectation during your recent stay with us. With regards to TV signal, we're checking with Shaw Cable for improvement, and also we're looking into upgrading to HD...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Nice recent renovation on this older hotel located in downtown Nanaimo within walking distance of small boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and pubs. Friendly staff informed us on amenities and nearby things to do. Decent size renovated room with hardwood (or laminate?) floor. Very comfortable bed.More

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    Thank martinlM764RZ
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear martinlM764RZ, Thank you for staying with us and on behalf of our entire team, I'd like to appreciate taking your time sharing your experience with us. I'm glad that you've enjoyed our location and surrounding area, and the new flooring and our new bed...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Dorchester is located across the street from the harbour area. Great spot to grab a coffee and head down to watch the float planes land and take off. With plenty of restaurants and coffee shops you do not have to dine in the hotel...More

    Thank bserkca
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear bserkca, Thank you for taking your time sharing your experience with us. We appreciate your detailed feedback. Most of all, I'd like to apologize for inattentive service in the restaurant. I'll look into the matter and will try our best to accommodate our guest's...More

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    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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