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Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo
Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo
2.5 out of 5.0 809 Island Hwy S, Nanaimo, BC
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (894 reviews)
C$98/ night for 2 guests

Its a good price that has clean, comfortable rooms, a pool, and breakfast included.

Reviewed on 30 Mar. 2019
Ramada by Wyndham Nanaimo
Ramada by Wyndham Nanaimo
2.5 out of 5.0 315 Rosehill Street, Nanaimo, BC
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (851 reviews)
C$145/ night for 2 guests

We didn't have much interaction with the staff as I booked on-line. Staff was pleasant and efficient on arrival. Room was clean and comfortable. There was nothing that we didn't like about this hotel stay. This was our third visit at this location over a few years.

Reviewed on 3 Apr. 2019
Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville
Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville
2.0 out of 5.0 424 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (681 reviews)
C$102/ night for 2 guests

Average hotel with affordable prices. The room was nice and clean, staff is OK. The smell of pot, however, was ubiquitous in the part of the hall on the first floor, and it was quite a nuisance. I hope the hotel has a pot free policy, and if not, it should be there. Continental breakfast is included ...

Reviewed on 17 Apr. 2019
Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
3.5 out of 5.0 1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
4.1/5 (634 reviews)
C$165/ night for 2 guests

Love the spa bungalows with the exposed logs and unique layout with jetted tub and patio !

Reviewed on 14 Apr. 2019
Riverside Resort Motel and Campground
Riverside Resort Motel and Campground
2.0 out of 5.0 3506 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, BC
3.7/5 (195 reviews)
C$89/ night for 2 guests

Out of season - so very quiet. Of course amenities like the pool where not useable at the time.

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2019
Ocean Sands Resort
Ocean Sands Resort
3.0 out of 5.0 1165-Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
4.5/5 (163 reviews)
C$139/ night for 2 guests

I was stucked at ferry, late check in at 9pm, the staff (Darsey) was there waiting for me eventhough the checkin due time is 6pm. The room is very clean and quiet, everything are working properly, nothing to picky. Also, they provide movie borrow service, kids are really enjoyed of this one.

Reviewed on 6 Apr. 2019
Luxury Townhome in the Forest -5 min to the Beach
Luxury Townhome in the Forest -5 min to the Beach
Parksville, BC
5.0/5 (21 reviews)

Came from Ontario for a friend's wedding on Thanksgiving weekend. We decided to bring our 2 and 3yr old's who hung out with their Auntie the night of the event. Found many things to do in the area and the stay at Pacific Forest Beach was perfect. Highly recommend for those with kids or groups needing ...

Reviewed on 12 Oct. 2018
Sandcastle Inn
Sandcastle Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 374 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Free Cancellation
3.7/5 (630 reviews)
C$69/ night for 2 guests

Uptown location. Good breakfast. Clean rooms. Will return on another trip.

Reviewed on 5 Apr. 2019
Qualicum Beach Inn
Qualicum Beach Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 2690 Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Free Cancellation
4.7/5 (222 reviews)
C$169/ night for 2 guests

Great rooms awesome bar Check this hotel out if your in Qualicum

Reviewed on 8 Apr. 2019
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Where Should We Stay in Nanaimo?


The walkable destination of Nanaimo is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your kids. The boating, excursions, and island setting are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Take to the air and fly into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is the closest airport, or Nanaimo, BC (YCD), which is located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Nanaimo, you might want to consider one of the 70 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.


Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort - Offers an indoor pool, 2 restaurants, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3.5-star resort.

Riverside Resort Motel and Campground - Features 2 outdoor pools, free parking, and on-site mini golf. This motel is rated 2 stars.

Sandcastle Inn - Offers free breakfast, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 2-star hotel.

Cozy Cottage, 2 Bdrm. Kayaks, Beach With Fire Pit, Wildlife & Great Views! - Features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens, and free parking. This 3.5-star condo is popular with guests for its quiet location.


When Should We Visit Nanaimo?


You're probably hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Nanaimo.


  • Hottest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average temperature of 72°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 32°F
  • Driest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.09 inches
  • Rainiest months: October, February, November, and January, with an average rainfall of 0.20 inches

What Should We See and Do in Nanaimo?


While you are visiting Nanaimo, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as Nanaimo Museum, Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, and Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Duke Point Ferry Terminal and Brechin Lanes.


Nanaimo is also known for its:
  • Boating
  • Flowers
  • Excursions