Best Western Dorchester Hotel

70 Church Street, Nanaimo, Canada, V9R 5H4  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Dorchester Hotel

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Cycling

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Best Western Dorchester Hotel is a 3-star eco-friendly hotel offering spectacular views of Nanaimo Harbour and Inner Harbour. Operating in Nanaimo since 1891, this hotel features classical architecture and modern comforts.

This hotel is conveniently located in a shopping area and 1.7km from Petroglyph Park, Wildplay Element Park and Protection Island. You can see Nanaimo Museum, Nanaimo Bastion and Cape Scott Provincial Park only 300 meters from the property.

Placed near restaurants, casinos and boutiques, the hotel offers a casino, a cocktail lounge and a ballroom for on-site relaxation.

A short drive from Vancouver Intl airport.

Rooms

All 70 air-conditioned guestrooms feature a laptop-size safe, Wi-Fi, a writing desk, individual climate control and satellite TV. They boast classic decor and offer a fridge, an ice machine and coffee/tea makers.

Eat

The large restaurant serves fresh meals. The friendly bar serves a selection of cocktails.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can use wake up service, car rental and porter service and such facilities as a hairdresser, free parking and a barber shop.

Relax

For workouts the fitness center provides a gym and fitness classes.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   70.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Boutiques
  • Vending machines
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Ice machine

Activities

  • Cycling

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Fitness center

Room view

  • Harbor view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

70 Church Street, Nanaimo, Canada, V9R 5H4

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City Center
  • Nanaimo
    4.2km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Lighthouse Bistro and Pub (cuisine: Seafood, Grill, Family Fare)
    60 m
  • Modern Cafe (cuisine: American)
    80 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Hotel Awards

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                            How to reach hotel

                            hotel Best Western Dorchester Hotel Nanaimo location
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                            Hotel Address:

                            70 Church Street, Nanaimo, Canada, V9R 5H4

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • Nanaimo
                              4.2km
                            Airports
                            Restaurants
                            • Lighthouse Bistro and Pub (cuisine: Seafood, Grill, Family Fare)
                              60 m
                            • Modern Cafe (cuisine: American)
                              80 m
                            Hotel information
                            • Check-In:
                              from  3 pm
                            • Check-Out:
                              until  11 am
                            • Year renovated:
                              2007
                            • Number of rooms:
                              70

                            Hotel Awards

                            CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedNanaimoBest Western Dorchester Hotel

                            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                            Best Luxury Hotels in Canada

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                            What's nearby

                            Popular areas

                            • City Center - 4.1km

                            Amusement

                            • Fiesta Lanes - 100 m
                            • James Street Billiards - 400 m
                            • Great Canadian Casino CO Ltd - 600 m
                            • Werners 24/7 Billiards Cafe - 900 m
                            • Fun Centre - 1.3km
                            • Harbour City Bingo Society - 1.6km
                            • Cyber City Adventures - 3.9km

                            Stadiums

                            • Serauxmen Stadium - 1.8km

                            Museums

                            • Nanaimo District Museum - 400 m

                            Parks

                            • Nanaimo Bowen Park Complex - 2.0km

                            Halls

                            • Newcastle Island Pavilion - 3.6km
                            • Cranberry Fire Protection Dist - 9.1km
                            • Gabriola Island Community Hall - 10.2km
                            • Cedar Community Hall - 13.4km

                            Universities, Institutes

                            • Malaspina Students' Union - 400 m
                            • Tamagawa University - 9.1km

                            Local Attractions

                            • Protection Island - 1.8km
                              Nanaimo, British ColumbiaCanada
                            • WildPlay Element Parks Nanaimo - 11.1km
                              35 Nanaimo River Rd., Nanaimo

                            Near the hotel

                            • Nanaimo Museum - 230 m
                              100 Museum Way, Nanaimo
                            • Cape Scott Provincial Park - 670 m
                              northern terminus of Highway 19

                            Restaurants Nearby

                            • Lighthouse Bistro and Pub - 60 m

                              Address: 50 Anchor Way (On The Water In Nanaimo)
                              Phone: 250-754-3212

                              55% likes this, based on 109 reviews
                              Cuisine: Seafood, Grill, Family Fare, Fish & Chips

                            • Best Western Dorchester Hotel - 50 m

                              Address: 70 Church St
                              Phone: 250.754.6835

                              60% likes this, based on 21 reviews

                            • Coast Bastion Inn - 70 m

                              Address: 11 Bastion St
                              Phone: 250.753.6601

                              76% likes this, based on 75 reviews

                            • Modern Cafe - 80 m

                              Address: 221 Commercial Street
                              Phone: 250-754-5022

                              63% likes this, based on 131 reviews
                              Cuisine: American
                              Price Range: CAD 15 - CAD 33

                            • Javawocky Coffee House - 50 m

                              Address: 90 Front St, Nanaimo, BC V9R5H7

                              79% likes this, based on 48 reviews
                              Cuisine: Coffee Shop

                            Hotel information
                            • Check-In:
                              from  3 pm
                            • Check-Out:
                              until  11 am
                            • Year renovated:
                              2007
                            • Number of rooms:
                              70

                            Hotel Awards

                            CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedNanaimoBest Western Dorchester Hotel

                            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                            Best Luxury Hotels in Canada

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                            Best Western Dorchester Hotel Reviews

                            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Dorchester Hotel

                            Individual guest reviews

                            • Older travelers
                              7.0

                              Very limited parking. One parking spot had room for about 12 cars however once you enter you find that all spots are filled you then have to back out onto the main street in order to turn around. Dangerous. Dorchester Hotel informed that there was a lounge in the facility, which I needed to host a large group of friends. The Hotel did not inform me however that the lounge was not open. I had just assumed that if the Hotel had a lounge, the lounge would be functioning, this was at 1:00 pm. On a Saturday afternoon.

                            • Older travelers
                              9.6

                              Close location to harbors.

                            • Single
                              10.0

                              I loved the view from my room of the harbor. It was quite beautiful.

                              Nothing...it was perfect.

                            How to reach hotel

                            hotel Best Western Dorchester Hotel Nanaimo location
                            Show big map »

                            Hotel Address:

                            70 Church Street, Nanaimo, Canada, V9R 5H4

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • Nanaimo
                              4.2km
                            Airports
                            Restaurants
                            • Lighthouse Bistro and Pub (cuisine: Seafood, Grill, Family Fare)
                              60 m
                            • Modern Cafe (cuisine: American)
                              80 m
                            Hotel information
                            • Check-In:
                              from  3 pm
                            • Check-Out:
                              until  11 am
                            • Year renovated:
                              2007
                            • Number of rooms:
                              70

                            Hotel Awards

                            CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedNanaimoBest Western Dorchester Hotel

                            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                            Best Luxury Hotels in Canada

                            Use Badge