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Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo
2.5 out of 5
809 Island Hwy S, Nanaimo, BC
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CA $92
per night
Feb 28 - Feb 29
3.7/5Good! (1,189 reviews)

"Property was clean, staff was friendly and cafe inside was good and very convenient"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 19, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo
Ramada by Wyndham Nanaimo
2.5 out of 5
315 Rosehill Street, Nanaimo, BC
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CA $123
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23
4.2/5Very Good! (971 reviews)

"Both individuals I spoke with at the counter provided excellent customer service. I truly could not be happier."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 14, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Nanaimo
Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville
2 out of 5
424 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
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CA $77
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24
3.9/5Very Good! (854 reviews)

"Breakfast was continental but free and we are small eaters so worked for us. Pool was nice as we were at a hockey tournament so needed to warm up at the end of the day. Had a small repair in the bathroom that was fixed quickly."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville
Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
3.5 out of 5
1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
CA $169
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25
4.2/5Very Good! (788 reviews)

"I loved the view of the ocean and beach, I loved the interior design, and I loved the amazing service. They were very informative and provided us with everything we needed to know about the property. The pool was amazing. It was very quiet at night and I had an amazing sleep. The only downside of ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 12, 2020

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Riverside Resort Motel and Campground
3 out of 5
3506 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, BC
CA $95
per night
Mar 3 - Mar 4
3.7/5Good! (262 reviews)

"The cottages were clean and the staff was friendly. Our only complaint was that the beds are hard! Overall a good place for a family to stay:)"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2019

Riverside Resort Motel and Campground
Ocean Sands Resort
3 out of 5
1165-Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
CA $149
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23
4.5/5Wonderful! (220 reviews)

"Awesome oceanfront location, very friendly host. Would come back any tie!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 13, 2020

Ocean Sands Resort
Luxury Townhome in the Forest -5 min to the Beach
Tanglewood Place, 62, Parksville, BC
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5/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Perfect place for our group

"Joanne & Douglas's place was perfect for our group! Well stocked, excellent central location and the walk to the beach and to Rathtrevor park was shorter than expected! Quiet and private with a lovely forest view. Super comfy beds and lots of towels and bedding, and anything you might need in the ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2019

Luxury Townhome in the Forest -5 min to the Beach
Sandcastle Inn
2 out of 5
374 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
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CA $59
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23
3.7/5Good! (798 reviews)

"Older property that is upgrading and under going renovations. Staff was excellent and room was clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 30, 2020

Sandcastle Inn
Qualicum Beach Inn
3 out of 5
2690 Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach, BC
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4.7/5Exceptional! (285 reviews)

"Very tastefully decorated. Great ocean view. Heat pump for heating a bit hard to figure out."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 19, 2020

Qualicum Beach Inn
Ocean Trails Resort
3.5 out of 5
1135 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
CA $160
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
4.4/5Excellent! (163 reviews)

"The place was great. The beds comfy. It was hard to read the numbers on the place."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 24, 2019

Ocean Trails Resort
THE Beach Club Resort
3.5 out of 5
181 Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
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4.3/5Excellent! (699 reviews)

"super tiny room"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 12, 2018

THE Beach Club Resort
Riverside Motel
2 out of 5
5065 Roger St, Port Alberni, BC
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CA $99
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24
4.5/5Wonderful! (183 reviews)

"The bathroom was very small especially for me as I am a paraplegic plus no hand holds in the shower. My wife found it small also and she is a small person."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 5, 2020

Riverside Motel
Inn On Long Lake
2 out of 5
4700 North Island Hwy, Nanaimo, BC
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CA $125
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24
4.4/5Excellent! (590 reviews)

"The view of the lake was amazing! We really enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 17, 2020

Inn On Long Lake
Oceanside Village Resort
4 out of 5
1080 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
CA $240
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
4.6/5Exceptional! (170 reviews)

"I really liked that it was exactly as described."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 29, 2020

Oceanside Village Resort
Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection
3 out of 5
240 Dogwood St, Parksville, BC
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CA $129
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23
3.9/5Good! (528 reviews)

"Loved the ocean view and coffee on the balcony. Restaurant on site was a nice feature."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 11, 2020

Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection
Elizabeth Manor Bed and Breakfast
3 out of 5
206 Elizabeth Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
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4.5/5Wonderful! (20 reviews)

"This place does not even offer b&b. They are closed down. Get it off Expedia."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 1, 2018

Elizabeth Manor Bed and Breakfast
Orca Suite, a Perfect Getaway to Relax, Rejuvenate and Recharge Your Energy
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4.7/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Great Get Away

"Super place and we had a lovely getaway!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 3, 2019

Orca Suite, a Perfect Getaway to Relax, Rejuvenate and Recharge Your Energy
Sproat Lake Landing Resort
3.5 out of 5
10695 Lakeshore Rd, Port Alberni, BC
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4.7/5Exceptional! (171 reviews)
Refreshing !

"The Director was so delightful. She did everything to make our end of season stay a pleasant one. Communication prior to the trip was refreshing and Chef made us a lovely meal the eve of our arrival. Privacy of a resort but the hospitality of a chalet."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 28, 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

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