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    Best Western Dorchester Hotel

    70 Church St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H4, Canada
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good39%
    • Average21%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible4%
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    “older hotel” (9 reviews)
    “harbour view” (15 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 517 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Clean room but we had only 1 working plug in whole room. There wasnt enough parking so ended up paying to park elsewhere. The hotel restaurant/lounge was never open. The patio is ok but only 5 chairs and not decorated or anything. Wasnt a good...More

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    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 3 June 2017

    We recently stayed at this hotel, it is a renovated old hotel in downtown Nanaimo. The halls were surprisingly quiet, the amenities were great, and we enjoyed being across the street from the harbor. Parking was a bit of nightmare, but as long as you...More

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    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 5 June 2017

    Dear Canada134, We appreciate your detailed feedback. It is with great pleasure to learn that you were satisfied with your stay, and you were able to explore the surrounding area of the hotel. By letting us know what you liked and disliked, you're helping us...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Nice hotel, nice staff, but hallways echo and rooms are VERY small. Our room was more like a closet with a bed. So close to the lobby it was non stop NOISE all morning. Parking was full, we had to park blocks away, pay and...More

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    Thank 330sherric
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Dear 330sherric, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience with us. We apologize for not meeting your expectation with regards to the size of the room and about the limited parking space. We do have several different room types available. Please consider...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Not very happy with it rooms so small, if you travel with your family not big enough, air conditioning not working very good and your can hear noise in your rooms and the restaurant is not very good slow service aswell, Asian server try to...More

    Thank manna b
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Manna B, Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry we were not able to meet your expectations during your recent stay. For future reference, we also have several different room types that are larger and may suit your needs better. Hope you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Close to the water and Commercial Street! The hotel looks great in the lobby... newly done? The actual hotel is older, with creaky floors and an older tub...no big deal. Everything was clean...EXCEPT for a huge stain on a couch cushion. Which made me just...More

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    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Dear H6147TInicolem, We appreciate your feedback. I'm glad that you've noticed our upgrades in the lobby. Please accept our sincere apology on the couch cushion stain. We'll take corrective action immediately. Once again, thank you for staying with us and we hope you consider staying...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$118 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    • Nanaimo
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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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    "Don't stay in the low 300's rooms."
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    "This is a older hotel. So there is some noise and the rooms are small"
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    "Do yourself a favour and go for a Harbour View room."
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