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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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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good40%
    • Average20%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible4%
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    “older hotel” (10 reviews)
    “harbour view” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 556 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    My overall stay was good at this establishment. The room was good and very satisfactory. The only complaint I have was the food was cold and not enough at conference and the parking was not sufficient as parking was limited. I would stay here again...More

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    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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 4 days ago

    Nicely updated hotel with great location near ferries, highway and seaplane terminal. Located in restored downtown area, quiet and good restaurants within walking distance. Clean active harbour across street.

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    Thank W1611AEgordonb
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Hotel Lobby is bright and beautifully renovated...don’t let that fool you. The rooms are old and smell terrible. The restaurant serves prepared frozen burger patties for $15,00 no sides. That’s why the restaurant was empty. Stay away ...there is a beautiful hotel just around the...More

    Thank Marilyn S
    Response from NanaimoResponse, Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Marilyn, Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. I’m sorry about restaurant issue and we will fix it as soon as possible....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The hotel was clean and comfortable even though the room was small (it was one of the cheaper rooms so this wasn't a problem). The staff were very helpful and gave us a good tip for a cafe to eat at nearby.

    Thank Tony S
    Response from NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Tony S, Thank you very much for your feedback. We appreciate your staying and I'm glad to hear that your were happy with our service. We will look forward to your next stay with us. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$101 - US$150 (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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    • British Columbia >
    • Vancouver Island >
    • Nanaimo
    • Also Known As
    • Best Western Nanaimo ,
    • Nanaimo Best Western
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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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