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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 616 traveller reviews
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Gorgeous Harbour View

06/08/2018 NomadicMamma, Airdrie, Canada

The front desk attendants were excellent: quick, courteous, accommodating. The ocean harbour view was gorgeous and the room was clean and modern. I’d return in a heartbeat. The hotel is located clo... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear NomadicManna, Your feedback is much appreciated. Thank you for staying with us and it's been pleasure accommodating you. We will look forward to your next stay with us on your next visit to Nanaimo. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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GREAT VIEW OF THE HARBOUR!!!

26/07/2018 TRLord, Toronto, Canada

Day 6 we set sail for Vancouver Island. We putted around Victoria seeing friends and the sights before heading off to Nanaimo for the evening. We made reservations and arrived fairly early. We had ... more

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Needs updating

24/07/2018 liseanne f, Ottawa, Canada

On the positive side: location is great, and staff were helpful and accommodating. Alas, that doesn’t offset the negatives: analog tv (!), lumpy bed and pillows, and dusty bedside clock 13 hours off ... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Liseanne F, Thank you for staying with us and your feedback is much appreciated. Please accept our sincere apology for the inconvenience and I'm sorry to hear that we didn't meet your expectations. For TV, we've recently signed contract, and will have HD anytime soon, we're just waiting for them to be installed. We'll readdress the issues you've mentioned as soon as possible. We hope you consider staying with us again so that we can provide superior service that you deserve on your future stay. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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Great Experience

22/07/2018 lbhove, Camrose, Canada

We enjoyed this historic waterfront hotel. Although we had been told the hotel was not wheelchair accessible, the attendant put us in a mini-suite, instead of the smaller room we had reserved, to bet... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Ibhove, Thank you for staying with us and your feedback is greatly appreciated. I'm glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us and our staff was able to accommodate your needs. We'll keep striving to accommodate our guest's needs at all times. Will look forward to your next stay with us in the future. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel
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Above average service!!

16/07/2018 Chris D,

We had a four hour layover in Nanaimo and no place to store our luggage. Eli at the Dorchester graciously took our bags, even though we were not guests (we were going to be staying that night at thei... more

Owner Response
NanaimoResponse, General Manager at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Chris D, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I'm glad that Eli was able to accommodate your needs. We'll keep striving to serve our guest's needs as always. We hope we can have a chance to accommodate you in near future. Sincerely, Julie Park General Manager Best Western Dorchester Hotel