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Painted Turtle Guesthouse
1.5 out of 5
121 Bastion St, Nanaimo, BC
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The price is CA $96 per night from Aug 2 to Aug 2
Situated near the airport, this hostel is steps from Bastion and Nanaimo Museum. Vancouver Island University and Departure Bay Ferry Terminal are also within ...
3.9/5Good! (109 reviews)
"For a Hostel, it had a great setting for a bed and bath. The community area was inviting for travelers, equipped with a kitchen as well as a TV/computer area. Yes, at night the city can be loud, you have to consider the location and where your room is situated. Al in all we had a good ..."

Reviewed on Jul. 3, 2021

Painted Turtle Guesthouse
Vancouver Island University Residences
2 out of 5
4 University Crescent, Nanaimo, BC
Situated in Nanaimo, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Vancouver Island University and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre. Nanaimo Museum and Bastion are also within ...
4/5Very Good! (155 reviews)
"Affordable room, what hotels used to be like, a bed, shower, and place to hook up the laptop to watch some entertainment."

Reviewed on Aug. 19, 2019

Vancouver Island University Residences
Nanaimo Cambie Hostel
1.5 out of 5
63 Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo, BC
Situated in Nanaimo, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Nanaimo Museum and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Bastion and Newcastle Island Marine ...
3/5 (13 reviews)
"Great location close to all the nightlife hotspots. Friendly staff.Nice amenities."

Reviewed on Aug. 6, 2018

Nanaimo Cambie Hostel
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Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection

Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection

3 out of 5
240 Dogwood St, Parksville, BC
The price is CA $248 per night from Aug 20 to Aug 20
4/5Very Good! (741 reviews)
"Very clean and updated hotel. The view to the ocean is breath taking. If given the chance i would have breakfast and dinner there again. The view is stunning and peaceful. The hotel looks dated on the outside but inside is very clean and newly renovated. Staff is very friendly. They have microwaves ..."

Reviewed on Jul. 22, 2021

Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection
Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville

Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville

2 out of 5
424 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
The price is CA $245 per night from Aug 8 to Aug 8
3.9/5Very Good! (964 reviews)
"Access to the hotel only one direction."

Reviewed on Jul. 25, 2021

Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville
THE Beach Club Resort

THE Beach Club Resort

3.5 out of 5
181 Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
The price is CA $449 per night from Aug 11 to Aug 11
4.4/5Excellent! (848 reviews)
"The hotel and staff were great. We had seating problems with the restaurant, the hotel guests should get priority over outside visitors at the in hotel restaurant. The hotel was a nice break during Covid times, however, I thought it was too expensive, considering the Covid limitations, for example ..."

Reviewed on Jul. 26, 2021

THE Beach Club Resort
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Hostels and More in Parksville

Parksville has 54 lodging choices, so if you can't find a hostel in town, you can still pick something that has what you need. For those who prefer to save money on overnight stays and focus more on going out, you can score great deals on Expedia. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its beaches and sea views.

You may be able to find reasonable prices at these Parksville accommodations, which have positive reviews from our guests:

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.

Travelodge by Wyndham Parksville - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and tour/ticket assistance at this hotel.

Sandcastle Inn - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. Property features at this motel include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort - Located within a 5-minute walk of Parksville Beach. Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this motel.

Paradise Sea Shell Motel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Parksville Beach. You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this motel.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Parksville?

The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here's a little information about the local climate:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 51° F and nighttime temperatures average 32° F
  • April-June: 69° F is the daytime average and 37° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 74° F and nighttime averages are around 45° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 61° F during the day and 32° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.85 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Parksville?

Depending on your interests, you might like these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Parksville Beach
  • Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
  • Departure Bay Ferry Terminal
Natural Features
  • Parksville Community Park
  • Top Bridge Community Park
  • Milner Gardens and Woodland
Cultural Attractions
  • Craig Heritage Park and Museum
  • North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
  • Village Theater

Overall, Parksville is known for its:

  • Beaches
  • Mountain views
  • Opera
  • Entertainment
  • Bird watching

How to Get to Parksville and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the closest airport in Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), 20 mi (32.3 km) from the city center. An alternative is Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome), situated 24.6 mi (39.5 km) away.

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