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Best Western Dorchester Hotel

AAA - 3 Diamond

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Theres no better way to explore the beauty of a region than selecting a Nanaimo hotel thats right in the heart of all the adventure.

Other hotels in Nanaimo, BC might try to compete, but guests keep returning to the Best Western Dorchester Hotel because of the impeccably friendly service, location, and amenities. This Nanaimo hotel is close to the convention centre. Just a quick three-block stroll will deliver you to many popular BC events. How much more can you ask for?

The Nanaimo Convention Centre isnt the only attraction that draws visitors here. The Nanaimo boat races are world-famous. Whether you prefer the Dragon Boat Race or Bath Tub Race, getting on the water (or watching from the bay) is a family-friendly must. Enjoy the views and the adrenaline pumping action of the races.

The Silly Boat Regatta is a much beloved tradition. However, maybe you want something even more exciting. How about a day of bungee jumping? Theres no better way to get your heart pumping. The best part is that this Nanaimo hotel is only a short drive to the best bungee spot in central Vancouver Island.

There are multiple arts festivals nearby if youre looking for a little culture. This harbour view location also means that youre right across the street from the Sea Plane Terminal. Close to BC Ferries, Departure Bay and Duke Point, youve never had it better. Take full advantage of the location of your Nanaimo hotel.

Conventions and meetings are the reason many guests book a stay at this Nanaimo hotel. Bring your appetite to the most important meal of the day, because steaming hot eggs and pancakes, fresh fruits and croissants, a variety of cereal and yogurt and our flavorful coffee are all featured for a nominal fee. We do offer a full a-la-carte breakfast (made to order).

Reserve your next vacation at Best Western Dorchester Hotel and get ready for a trip filled with sightseeing, water sports and fun events!

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Location

70 Church Street
Nanaimo
British Columbia
V9R 5H4
Canada
AAA - 3 Diamond

Summary

Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00

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Location and Attractions

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Address
70 Church Street
Nanaimo
British Columbia
V9R 5H4
Canada


What's nearby?

Recreation

  • 60.00 kilometer(s) from Duncan, city of totem poles and native murals

  • 143 kilometer(s) from Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 577 traveller reviews
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Quick Visit to Nanaimo

14/12/2017 Donna G, Port Hardy, Canada

Excellent Rooms-Good Rate-Great Restaurant Felt like I had come home and I hadn't been to this hotel in years as my travel plans had changed. Very modern and very clean and well located in Nanaimo. Do... more

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Our Christmas party experience.

10/12/2017 colleenm803, Shawnigan Lake, Canada

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 temperatur... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear coleenm803, We appreciate taking your time to letting us know how your stay was. I'm glad to hear that you've enjoyed your stay and you've been served well. I hope we have another chance to accommodate you again in near future. Once again, thank you for staying with us. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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Really overpriced for what you get

04/12/2017 stephenkF8595UQ, Union Bay, Canada

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 H... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
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 TV as well. Hopefully, we can accommodate you again in near future with improved amenities. If I can be any further assistance in the future, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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Good location, comfy bed, friendly staff

24/11/2017 martinlM764RZ, Campbell River

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 th... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
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 in the guestroom. We'll keep striving to enhance our service in the future, and hope to accommodate you again in near future. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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Clean, comfortable and an ideal location

23/11/2017 bserkca, Vancouver, Canada

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 yo... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
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 needs attentively and properly in the future. I'm glad to hear that you've liked the décor, cleanliness of your room and the location. I hope you could try out our harbour view rooms on your next visit. Again, thank you for staying with us and we'll use your feedback to enhance our service in the future. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel