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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

Facilities

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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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 507 traveller reviews
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Older hotel!l But lots of renovations plus a great location.

21/05/2017 TandTSooke, Sooke, Canada

The hotel is a old hotel but in my opinion gives it character. The lobby and restaurant are remodeled and so are the rooms. The rooms are small but modern and clean. There is also an adequate fitness ... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear TandTSooke, We appreciate taking your time to letting us know how your stay was. It is honor to hear that you've enjoyed your stay with us and you were able to explore the surrounding area as well. It seems you've quite enjoyed the atmosphere around the hotel. Yes, there're several types of restaurants, historic attractions, museums, art gallery, and various boutique stores all within walking distance. If you fly in with seaplane, you can simply walk to the hotel right across and there's beautiful walkway right at the harbour. Will look forward to your next stay with us. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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OLDER BOUTIQUE STYE HOTEL

17/05/2017 154roryw, NANAIMO, Canada

Great place to stay, You can get ocean view rooms. It is an older boutique hotel. Maybe a little TLC. Great area of the city. Close to restaurants, pubs and boutique shops etc. Check in was friendly a... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear 154roryw, We appreciate your feedback. I'm glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us and our harbour view rooms. We'll look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit to Nanaimo. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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Lovely, inexpensive hotel.

14/05/2017 Cindi T,

I arrived at the Dorchester after a long travel day. 2 desk clerks checked me in. Super smooth check in. Parking was no problem for me, but it was a Sunday so I don't think the hotel was full. My room... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Cindi T, Thank you for taking your time to letting us know how your stay with us was. It is always grateful to learn that our team served you well and your stay was great. My apology for the wifi, we have newly most updated meraki system and there shouldn't be any issue. For your future reference, please feel free to contact our tech support 24hours available or front desk to assist. We truly appreciate your great feedback and will look forward to your next stay. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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Charming Hotel

14/05/2017 SnowCat33, British Columbia

Enjoyed staying at this hotel very much. The lobby is very charming, the staff friendly the location great, and we had a nice view. We would definitely stay there again next time we are in Nanaimo. ... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear SnowCat33, Thank you for your great feedback. It is great pleasure to hear that our team served you well, and you've enjoyed your stay with us. I'm glad that you were able to enjoy the picturesque harbour view from your room, and explore the surrounding area. Will look forward to welcoming you again in near future. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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ABSOLUTE PERFECTION

11/05/2017 Stephan S, Ottawa, Canada

Everything about this hotel gets a "5". Front Desk Staff was welcoming, helpful and great to deal with. Housekeeping does a great job keeping the rooms clean, and the grounds of the hotel is also ke... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Stephan S, Thank you very much for your feedback. It's always honor to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay and we served you well. It's been pleasure accommodating you and your colleagues, and we'll look forward to serving you again in near future. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel