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In-room safe, free cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
In-room safe, free cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
In-room safe, free cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Diplomat Motel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNanaimo Museum14 min walk
    Popular LocationBastion16 min walk
    Popular LocationNanaimo Aquatic Centre4 min drive
    AirportNanaimo, BC (YCD)11 min drive

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Classic Room, 2 Queen Beds

4.1/5 guest room rating
  • 365 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Suite, 2 Bedrooms

5/5 guest room rating
  • 635 sq ft
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Queen Beds OR 1 Twin Bed

Suite, 1 Bedroom

3.5/5 guest room rating
  • 365 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 Double Sofa Bed

About this area


Diplomat 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 Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Brechin Lanes.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Nanaimo Museum - 14 min walk
  • Bastion - 16 min walk
  • Nanaimo Aquatic Centre - 4 min drive
  • Protection Island - 4 min drive
  • Vancouver Island University - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 11 min drive


  • Firehouse Grill — 9 min walk
  • Mambo Gourmet Pizza — 13 min walk
  • Tandoori Junction Indian Cuisine — 13 min walk
  • Gabriels Gourmet Cafe — 14 min walk
  • Sukkhothai Gourmet Restaurant — 15 min walk

About this property

Diplomat Motel

Motel in Nanaimo with free parking
A business center, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecue grills. All 19 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Room service, coffee makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Diplomat Motel offers 19 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

This Nanaimo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Food and drink

  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English

Business services

  • Business center


  • BBQ grill(s)


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination


  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM


Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 10 per pet, per night
Dogs only
2 per room
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 for CAD 10 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Pet fee: CAD 10 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 10 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 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 (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Diplomat Motel Nanaimo
Diplomat Nanaimo
Diplomat Motel Motel
Diplomat Motel Nanaimo
Diplomat Motel Motel Nanaimo

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Diplomat Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Diplomat Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Diplomat Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Diplomat Motel?
As of Apr 22, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Diplomat Motel on Apr 23, 2021 start from CA $69, 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 Diplomat Motel pet-friendly?
Yes, Diplomat Motel allows dogs (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of CAD 10 per pet, per night.
How much is parking at Diplomat Motel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Diplomat Motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 11 PM.
What time is check-out at Diplomat Motel?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Diplomat Motel located?
Situated in Nanaimo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nanaimo Museum and Bastion. Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 30 out of 254 reviews
5 - Excellent 12%
Rating 4 - Good. 95 out of 254 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 77 out of 254 reviews
3 - Okay 30%
Rating 2 - Poor. 23 out of 254 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 29 out of 254 reviews
1 - Terrible 11%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family and small children, Business traveller
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very rude no more to say...........................
Stayed 10 nights in Mar 2021

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were friendly and helpful and the rooms were nice and clean.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Room comfort
Did the job, nothing fancy
The motel is ok. Nothing fancy here, but bed was comfortable and clean. Was close to Old town and the bastion. Free parking. Few things would require a little more attention though like those dusty spider webs in the kitchen and the bedroom and the dirty dishes. For the ocean view, you'll see a tiny bit of it between the houses and the dead trees, but don't expect much about it. Also, bring your earplugs. The walls are paper thin and even if you might not hear the car in the street, neighbors may surprise you with nocturnal noises...
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2020

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