Nanaimo hotels

Nanaimo hotels

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Nanaimo, BC, Canada
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Low season December
High season January
  Average price (weeknight): R1 449
  Average price (weekend night): R1 532

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Top tips for finding the perfect Nanaimo hotel

Hoping to spend your vacation relaxing by the ocean? Select a hotel next to Neck Point Park, a beachfront park known for scenic views and scuba diving. The Gulfview Drive Ocean View B&B is an affordable choice that is only a three-minute walk to the park and a five-minute walk to Linley Valley Cottle Lake Park.
If you’re interested in learning about the city’s history, choose a hotel near the Nanaimo Museum, such as the Coast Bastion Hotel, just a three-minute walk from the museum. The Nanaimo Museum contains a variety of interactive exhibits exploring the local culture and art.
For travelers who enjoy hiking, think about staying at a hotel near Pipers Lagoon Park, such as the Stephenson Point Seaside B&B that is less than a 10-minute walk away. Pipers Lagoon Park is located right on the waterfront and has a large variety of hiking trails and excellent bird watching opportunities.
To be in a vibrant area with a high concentration of restaurants and boutiques, choose a hotel in the Old City Quarter, such as the Best Western Dorchester Hotel. This hotel will put you within walking distance of many popular establishments, including Bistro Taiyo and Charlie’s Closet.
If you would like to gamble during your trip, book a hotel near the Casino Nanaimo, a casino that has slot machines, card games, live entertainment, and an on-site restaurant. The Cambie Hostel is a budget accommodation in Nanaimo that is only a five-minute walk to the casino and is located inside a historic building.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Nanaimo

How much is a cheap hotel in Nanaimo?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Nanaimo for as cheap as R342 in the last 3 days. The average price is R1 646.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
What hotels in Nanaimo have a good view?
The Hammond Bay Oceanside Bed & Breakfast is located on the Pacific Ocean and has rooms with views of the water; plus, it has its own private beach. The Marinaside Resort is a straightforward choice that overlooks a marina and offers suites with views of the ocean.
What are some good hotels in Nanaimo near Petroglyph Provincial Park?
The Value Lodge Motel is an affordable option that is only an eight-minute walk to Petroglyph Provincial Park, a historic green space that contains indigenous rock carvings, and is adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway. The Days Inn by Wyndham is also located along the Trans-Canada Highway and is only a seven-minute walk to the park.
Which hotels in Nanaimo are near the WildPlay Element Parks?
WildPlay Element Parks is a massive obstacle course that has swings, bungee jumping, and zip lining. Kiwi Cove Lodge is a short drive from WildPlay Element Parks and offers guests free parking, a business center and an airport shuttle.
What hotels in Nanaimo offer an indoor pool?
The Grand Hotel is only a four-minute walk to Long Lake and has an indoor pool, a whisky bar, and a restaurant with views of the hotel’s gardens. The Inn on Long Lake is a budget choice located directly on the shores of Long Lake and features both an indoor hot tub and a sauna.

Where to stay in Nanaimo?

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Best Nanaimo hotels

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Bev & Sandy's Place B&B - Nanaimo - Bedroom
9,7 Excellent (110 reviews)
Hammond Bay Oceanside B&B - Nanaimo - Building
9,7 Excellent (37 reviews)
R1 390+
Long Lake Waterfront Bed & Breakfast - Nanaimo - Building
9,2 Excellent (161 reviews)
R1 741+
Best Western Northgate Inn - Nanaimo - Building
9,0 Excellent (832 reviews)
R2 048+
Maple View Bed and Breakfast - Nanaimo - Building
9,2 Excellent (86 reviews)
R1 726+
Buccaneer Inn - Nanaimo - Outdoor view
8,9 Excellent (418 reviews)
R1 785+
Stephenson Point Seaside Guesthouse - Nanaimo - Building
9,6 Excellent (23 reviews)
R1 112+
Inn on Long Lake - Nanaimo - Bedroom
8,7 Excellent (823 reviews)
R2 165+
Coast Bastion Hotel - Nanaimo - Building
8,5 Excellent (1 677 reviews)
R2 092+
Painted Turtle Guesthouse - Nanaimo - Building
8,5 Excellent (492 reviews)
About the Sea Guesthouse - Nanaimo - Building
8,3 Excellent (97 reviews)
R1 053+
Harbour Light Motel - Nanaimo - Building
8,0 Excellent (783 reviews)
Ramada by Wyndham Nanaimo - Nanaimo - Building
8,0 Excellent (727 reviews)
R1 843+
Best Western Dorchester Hotel - Nanaimo - Building
7,8 Good (985 reviews)
R1 873+
The Grand Hotel Nanaimo - Nanaimo - Building
7,7 Good (499 reviews)
R1 975+

Best rooms in Nanaimo

Annarthur Guest House - Nanaimo - Building
9,6 Excellent (162 reviews)
R1 331+
Inn on Long Lake - Nanaimo - Bedroom
8,7 Excellent (823 reviews)
R2 165+
Bev & Sandy's Place B&B - Nanaimo - Bedroom
9,7 Excellent (110 reviews)
Buccaneer Inn - Nanaimo - Outdoor view
8,9 Excellent (418 reviews)
R1 785+