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Top Nanaimo Pet-friendly Hotels

Qualicum Beach Inn
3 out of 5
2690 Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach, BC
The price is CA $315 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.7/5Exceptional! (291 reviews)

"We had a great stay with excellent service. Pool and hot tub area was spotless. The restaurant and bar were also excellent. The beach is right across the street."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 18, 2020

Qualicum Beach Inn
Oceanside Village Resort
4 out of 5
1080 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
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4.6/5Exceptional! (184 reviews)

"Beautiful and quiet cabin. Convenient location. Excellent for the price."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 24, 2020

Oceanside Village Resort
Riverside Motel
2 out of 5
5065 Roger St, Port Alberni, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $99 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.4/5Wonderful! (206 reviews)

"Clean, quiet, friendly staff location was great. Would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 1, 2020

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Coast Bastion Hotel
3.5 out of 5
11 Bastion Street, Nanaimo, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $132 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.4/5Excellent! (954 reviews)

"The view was great, balcony was a bit smaller than I expected, but you could still go out and get some ocean air! The bathroom was fabulous! Huge and clean!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 24, 2020

Coast Bastion Hotel
Inn On Long Lake
2 out of 5
4700 North Island Hwy, Nanaimo, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $144 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4.4/5Excellent! (669 reviews)

"Spent the night here with our 2 dogs. Very nice experience. Staff were very friendly and accommodating at check in. Rooms were clean and quiet. They even gave us a care package for our dogs! Beautiful lake view. Highly recommend staying here, especially if you have pets!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 24, 2020

Inn On Long Lake
VIP Motel
2 out of 5
414 Island Highway West, Parksville, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $79 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4/5Very Good! (267 reviews)

"My Husband and I stayed one night. Staff were friendly Room was spacious had air conditioning unit that could use a clean did find some dust and a couple little spiders. The bath tub looked old and worn the plug still had water in it and had some discolouration same with bath drain. Found hair on ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 11, 2020

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Skylite Motel
2 out of 5
459 East Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $79 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4/5Very Good! (130 reviews)

"Good clean room, with all the necessities. Friendly staff during stay. I'd come back and stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 1, 2020

Skylite Motel
Hospitality Inn
3.5 out of 5
3835 Redford Street, Port Alberni, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $99 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
3.9/5Very Good! (765 reviews)

"Convenient location for visiting family and friends in Port Alberni. Quiet and clean. Less amenities due to Covid. Appreciated check out ‘gift’ of water, apple and granola bar when we ‘hit the road’."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2020

Hospitality Inn
Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville
2 out of 5
424 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $76 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
3.9/5Very Good! (906 reviews)

"The view from the room . Free upgrade was amazing as well"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville
The Grand Hotel Nanaimo
3 out of 5
4898 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, BC
Free cancellation
The price is CA $111 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
3.9/5Very Good! (309 reviews)

"Love this hotel! Clean rooms and great friendly staff!! Dinner at restaurant was fantastic and delicious!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 12, 2020

The Grand Hotel Nanaimo
Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection
3 out of 5
240 Dogwood St, Parksville, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $111 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
3.9/5Very Good! (617 reviews)

"Great views. Food was terrific. Unfortunately we did not get the window table we reserved for dinner"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 15, 2020

Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection
Best Western Dorchester Hotel
2.5 out of 5
70 Church St, Nanaimo, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $129 per night from Nov 14 to Nov 15
3.8/5Good! (740 reviews)

"Lovely unique hotel . Can’t beat the view of the waterfront . Close to shops and restaurants. Front desk service impeccable!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 8, 2020

Best Western Dorchester Hotel
Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo
2.5 out of 5
809 Island Hwy S, Nanaimo, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $115 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
3.8/5Good! (961 reviews)

"Good. The front desk was kind and nice. I was surprised with the deposit money for any broken things during your stay. Otherwise i love our one night stay.😉😊"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo
Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo
2 out of 5
96 Terminal Avenue North, Nanaimo, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $89 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.7/5Good! (960 reviews)

"Was clean but dated, in need of sprucing up. Very dog friendly which was great and reasonable dog fee too."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 21, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo
Riverside Resort Motel and Campground
3 out of 5
3506 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, BC
The price is CA $114 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.7/5Good! (278 reviews)

"Meh. As a campground it seems like it would be awesome, but renting the "cabins" is just okay. Very clean and well kept, excellent facilities for children. Expect your room to be smaller than you think and your showers to be a little painful, but, all in all, i would go back and just rent a different ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 29, 2020

Riverside Resort Motel and Campground
Diplomat Motel
2 out of 5
333 Nicol St, Nanaimo, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $79 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.3/5 (245 reviews)

"The family suite is large with 2 separate bedrooms and a pull out couch. The floor was a little sticky when we arrived, but overall the suite was quite clean."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 15, 2020

Diplomat Motel
The Bluebird Motel
2 out of 5
995 Terminal Ave N., Nanaimo, BC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $89 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.2/5 (385 reviews)

"We could get on time because we took the last ferry. Next day the person in charge D allowed us to stay to sleep for a few hours. That was great for us"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 13, 2020

The Bluebird Motel
Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham Port Alberni
3 out of 5
4850 Beaver Creek Road, Port Alberni, BC
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3.1/5 (172 reviews)
Nice place

"Nice little hotel, clean and staff was great"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 12, 2018

Howard Johnson Hotel by Wyndham Port Alberni
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Nanaimo Pet-Friendly Hotels Information

Searching for a pet-friendly getaway in Nanaimo? Frolic with your furry friend at one of the 34 hotels or accommodations that allow pets.

Planning Your Trip to Nanaimo

Want to know the best time of year to visit? Arrange some outings with this info about average temperatures and rainfall.

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 50°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 31°F
  • April-June: the average is 69°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 74°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 61°F as the daytime average and 31°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Nanaimo is 1.77 inches

Exploring Nanaimo with Your Pet

Known for its port and hiking trails, Nanaimo has lots to offer visitors. See the local sights and visit Bastion and Nanaimo Museum. While you're there, make sure you don't miss Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre. If you need some supplies for your animal companion, stop at Backyard Wild Bird & Nature Store The, Bosley's by Pet Valu, or My Fish Tank.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Nanaimo?
Coast Bastion Hotel is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a fitness center for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Inn On Long Lake and The Bluebird Motel.
What's the best time of year to travel to Nanaimo with my pet?
When you travel with your pet, keeping tabs on the weather can help you make the trip more safe and fun for everyone. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 60°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 39°F. Average annual precipitation for Nanaimo is 49 inches.
What is there to see and do with your pet in Nanaimo?
Known for its port and hiking trails, Nanaimo has lots to offer visitors. See the local sights and visit top attractions like Departure Bay Ferry Terminal and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park. While you’re there, make sure you don’t miss Parksville Beach. If you need some supplies for your animal companion, stop at Backyard Wild Bird & Nature Store The, My Fish Tank, or Bosley’s by Pet Valu.

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