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Overview of Best Western Dorchester Hotel

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Best Western Dorchester Hotel

2.5 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBastion2 min walk
  • Popular LocationNanaimo Museum4 min walk
  • Popular LocationProtection Island2 min drive
  • AirportNanaimo, BC (YCD)13 min drive

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Family Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator (with Sofabed)

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Double Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Living Room)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking (with Sofabed)

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Harbor View

  • Harbor view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Harbor View

  • Harbor view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Harbor View

  • Harbor view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator (with Sofabed)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Premium Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Refrigerator, Harbor View (with Sofabed)

  • Harbor view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

About this area

Nanaimo

Located in Nanaimo, Best Western Dorchester Hotel is in the city center and near the boardwalk. Nanaimo Museum and Ladysmith Little Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Brechin Lanes. Relax and indulge in the area's winery tours, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Bastion - 2 min walk
  • Nanaimo Museum - 4 min walk
  • Protection Island - 2 min drive
  • Nanaimo Aquatic Centre - 3 min drive
  • Vancouver Island University - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mon Petit Choux Bakery & Café — 4 min walk
  • Penny's Palapa — 4 min walk
  • Gabriels Gourmet Cafe — 4 min walk
  • Gina's Mexican Cafe — 4 min walk
  • The Nest Bistro — 5 min walk

About this property

Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Eco-friendly hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a rooftop terrace. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a conference center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center. All 71 rooms provide conveniences like sitting areas and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Guests will also find premium bedding, free local calls, and hair dryers.
Best Western Dorchester Hotel offers 71 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Best Western Dorchester Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Best Western Dorchester Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Best Western Dorchester Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Best Western Dorchester Hotel?
As of May 8, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Best Western Dorchester Hotel on May 9, 2021 start from CA $145, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Best Western Dorchester Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows pets (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of CAD 30 per pet, per night.
How much is parking at Best Western Dorchester Hotel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Best Western Dorchester Hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Best Western Dorchester Hotel?
Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is Best Western Dorchester Hotel located?
Located in the heart of Nanaimo, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Bastion and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Nanaimo Museum and Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park are also within 15 minutes.