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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 629 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 168
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Well located, clean and comfortable.

11/10/2018 mundabella, Vancouver, Canada

We stayed here 2 nights and enjoyed the experience thoroughly. We had a bit of a hiccup at first with booking but the hotel manager, Julie, resolved the matter fully and everything went very smoothly ... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, Front Office Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Mundabella, Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. Sincerely, Charlie Li Front Office Supervisor Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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Loved Our Stay

10/10/2018 highdesertbadger, Bend, Oregon

My wife and I recently spent 1 night here on our brief trip to Vancouver Is. We loved our 4th. floor habor view room. The two queen beds were very comfy. The view was great. The location is very nice ... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, Front Desk Representative at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our hotel, and we hope you will come back and see us again soon! If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at 250-754-6835. Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand. Sincerely, Eli Belway Front Desk Representative Best Western Dorchester Hotel
Rating

Requires a serious makeover

08/10/2018 Jean V, Ottawa, Canada

In spite of the good location in proximity to key downtown sites, this hotel with tiny rooms and somewhat tired amenities, does not meet up with BW’s usual standards in my view. Ours had the feel of a... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Jean V, On behalf of our entire team, please accept our sincere apology for not meeting your expectation during your stay. Some of our City view Standard Queen rooms are compact sized, and I'd like you to suggest to try our other room types on the other side of the building that are normally Harbour view rooms for larger rooms. With regards to the bathtub drain, we'll reassure with the team to make sure that the preventative maintenance are taken place properly. We hope you consider staying with us again so that we can serve you with superior care that you deserve on your future stay. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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Convenient Comfort

29/09/2018 Navijak, Campbell River, Canada

My wife and I have stayed at the Dorchester on numerous occasions at different times of the year. We have thoroughly enjoyed the rooms which are very comfortable spacious and provide a beautiful vie... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Navijak, thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your comment. Will look forward to your future stay with us. Sincerely, Julie Park
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Very Central

22/09/2018 T_A_Travel, Kelowna, Canada

Just spent one night to attend a wedding. Only a 20 minute taxi drive from the airport at a cost of about $35.00. Hotel is in walking distance of everything you could want. We arrived at 1:00 but chec... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear T_A_Travel, Thank you for staying with Best Western Dorchester Hotel. Also, we appreciate for sharing your positive experience with us. I'm glad to hear that our team was able to accommodate your needs for early check in and you were able to utilize our business centre. It's been pleasure to accommodate you, and we'll keep striving to meet our guest's needs as always. Will look forward to your future stay with us. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel