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Castaway Motel

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Desk, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Overview of Castaway Motel

Castaway Motel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBastion16 min walk
  • Popular LocationNanaimo Museum18 min walk
  • Popular LocationNanaimo Aquatic Centre4 min drive
  • AirportNanaimo, BC (YCD)15 min drive

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About this area


Castaway Motel is located in Nanaimo. 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.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Bastion - 16 min walk
  • Nanaimo Museum - 18 min walk
  • Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park - 1 min drive
  • Departure Bay Ferry Terminal - 4 min drive
  • Nanaimo Aquatic Centre - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 15 min drive


  • The Nest Bistro — 11 min walk
  • Gina's Mexican Cafe — 12 min walk
  • Modern Cafe — 15 min walk
  • Perkins Coffee Company — 15 min walk
  • Power House Living Foods — 16 min walk

About this property

Castaway Motel

Motel with free parking, near Departure Bay Ferry Terminal
This motel features free self parking and free WiFi in public areas. All 23 rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and cable TV. Guests will also find coffee makers, free local calls, and desks.
Castaway Motel offers 23 accommodations with coffee/tea makers. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Kitchenettes offer refrigerators and microwaves.

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).

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Family friendly

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway beds available


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Rollaway beds available


  • Hair dryer (on request)


  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Phone

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Check-in from noon - 9 PM
Minimum check-in age - 19


Check-out before 11 AM


Pets allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

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 may be 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
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Castaway Motel
Castaway Motel Nanaimo
Castaway Nanaimo
Castaway Motel Motel
Castaway Motel Nanaimo
Castaway Motel Motel Nanaimo

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 1 out of 30 reviews
5 - Excellent 3%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 30 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 30 reviews
3 - Okay 43%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 30 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 30 reviews
1 - Terrible 23%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The room needed a lot of work. The bathroom floor was dirty, the shower taps were loose, and it was obvious that the owners had not spent any money on the motel for decades. The photo suggests that it is old but reasonably well cared for, but this is deceptive.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2018

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Run down and unsafe
Mold in bathroom No hot water can’t shower Rough neighbourhood Wifi doesn’t work Needs to be totally renovated Poor value for money paid Clerk was friendly, clean sheets and nothing negative towards her. Avoid it.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2017

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
2017 Roadtrip
Rooms smelt musty. Bathroom could have been cleaner.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2017

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Not bad.
Not bad.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2017