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Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Star Rating
2.5 out of 5
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Reviews

3.8 / 5Good
664 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Bastion
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Nanaimo Museum
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Protection Island
    10 min walk
  • Airport
    Nanaimo, BC (YCD)
    14 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Premium Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Refrigerator (with Sofabed)

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Premium Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Refrigerator, Harbour View (with Sofabed)

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Harbour View

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking (with Sofabed)

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Harbour View

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Harbour View

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Harbour View

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

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    • Sleeps 6
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  • Family Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator (with Sofabed)

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    • Sleeps 6
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About this area

Nanaimo

Located in Nanaimo, Best Western Dorchester Hotel is in the city centre. Departure Bay Ferry Terminal and Duke Point Ferry Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Brechin Lanes and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Bastion - 2 min walk
  • Nanaimo Museum - 4 min walk
  • Protection Island - 10 min walk
  • Petroglyph Park - 20 min walk
  • Nanaimo Aquatic Centre - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 14 min drive

About this property

Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Eco-friendly Nanaimo hotel in Regional District of Nanaimo, near Vancouver Island University
A restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, coffee/tea in a common area and a business centre. All 70 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Guests will also find premium bedding, free local calls and hairdryers.
Best Western Dorchester Hotel offers 70 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and a hairdryer.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Awards and affiliations

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

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–10:00 AM
1 restaurant
1 bar
Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

Bike hire
Designer shops
Fitness centre
Shopping

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Fridge

Conveniences

Ballroom
Lift
Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Hair salon
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms
Conference space

Outdoors

Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair-accessible parking

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Hairdryer
Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

flat-screen TV
premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Fridge

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Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-friendly workspace
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 19

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Renovations and closures

The following facilities will be closed from 01 October 2019 until 31 January 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue
  • One of the dining venues

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 30 per pet, per night.
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Property payment types

American Express
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: CAD 30 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector.

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

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  • Nanaimo Best Western
5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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2 - Mediocre
55
1 - Poor
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4.1
Cleanliness
4.1
Service and Staff
3.7
Amenities
3.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Lobby and rooms were renovated and very clean. Great free breakfast and parking. Staff were very friendly.

Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Lovely stay. Great Pillows. Would stay here again

Stayed 1 night in Jan. 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great location, clean rooms, great customer service.

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

We liked it because it was central to walking to waterfront, restaurants, and casino.

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

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