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Harbour Light Motel
2.5 out of 5
200 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, BC
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The price is CA $64 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
Situated in Nanaimo, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Nanaimo Museum and Bastion. Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Vancouver Island University are also within ...
3.8/5Good! (429 reviews)
"Very clean and quiet. Basic motel but perfect for our needs. We liked the fact there was a fridge, microwave and coffee maker in the room. No dresser for clothes was one negative"

Reviewed on Mar. 3, 2021

Harbour Light Motel
The Bluebird Motel
2 out of 5
995 Terminal Ave N., Nanaimo, BC
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The price is CA $60 per night from Apr 30 to May 1
Situated in Nanaimo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Beach Estates Park and Bastion are ...
3.2/5 (387 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
The Port-O-Call Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
505 Terminal Avenue North, Nanaimo, BC
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The price is CA $69 per night from Apr 21 to Apr 22
Situated in Nanaimo, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Bastion and 1.2 mi (2 km) from Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Nanaimo Museum and Nanaimo Regional General ...
3.5/5Good! (330 reviews)
"Super cute and newly renovated. I was very surprised at how nice it was considering the low price. Would definitely recommend and stay again"

Reviewed on Feb. 13, 2021

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Buccaneer Inn
2.5 out of 5
1577 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, BC
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The price is CA $119 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
Located in the heart of Nanaimo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Beach Estates Park and Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (283 reviews)
"Nice Place, Clean, Mattress felt worn out and saggy, overall slightly dated but clean and nice."

Reviewed on Apr. 11, 2021

Buccaneer Inn
Lighthouse Motel
2.5 out of 5
6035 Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
The price is CA $110 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
Nestled on the beach, this Qualicum Beach motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club, Spider Lake Provincial Park, and PineRidge Farm Market. ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (127 reviews)
"What a lovely spot! Views are breathtaking. Nice quiet little motel. We hope to return as it was perfect for my family and again the views 😍"

Reviewed on Apr. 3, 2021

Lighthouse Motel
VIP Motel
2 out of 5
414 Island Highway West, Parksville, BC
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The price is CA $89 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Paradise Fun Park and Parksville Beach. Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park is 3 mi (4.8 km) ...
4/5Very Good! (285 reviews)
"A nice place and everything you need. Very clean and comfortable."

Reviewed on Apr. 8, 2021

VIP Motel
Buena Vista by the Sea
2.5 out of 5
3285 Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach, BC
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Located in Qualicum Beach, this beachfront motel is next to a golf course and within 2 mi (3 km) of Qualicum Beach Museum, Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club, ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (107 reviews)
"The view was incredible . Ocean beach grass and 3 palms The kitchen was well appointed Coffee tea salt and pepper sugar New large screen TV Really enjoyed the room"

Reviewed on Feb. 7, 2021

Buena Vista by the Sea
Riverside Resort Motel and Campground
3 out of 5
3506 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, BC
The price is CA $118 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
This family-friendly Qualicum Beach motel is located on a river, within 3 mi (5 km) of Qualicum Beach Museum, The Old School House Arts Centre and Heritage Forest. ...
3.7/5Good! (283 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
Riverside Motel
2 out of 5
5065 Roger St, Port Alberni, BC
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The price is CA $129 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
Situated near the boardwalk, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Nuu-Chah-Nulth Whaling Canoe Sculpture and Raptors Centre. Alberni Valley Multiplex Ice ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (231 reviews)
"The staff was excellent, and the room was super clean. They helped adjust my stay when my plans had changed, it really helped me out. Good job Riverside!"

Reviewed on Apr. 12, 2021

Riverside Motel
Value Lodge Economy Motel
2 out of 5
736 Nicol St, Nanaimo, BC
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The price is CA $80 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
Situated in Nanaimo, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Nanaimo Museum, Bastion, and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre. Vancouver Island University is 2.1 mi (3.5 km) ...
3.1/5 (88 reviews)
"Very clean, no nonsens hotel. Mattress was to soft for our likes But that’s personal. Lots of noise from the highway. Perfect for a night close to the ferries."

Reviewed on Sep. 1, 2020

Value Lodge Economy Motel
Cedar Grove Motel and Cabins
2.5 out of 5
246 Riverbend Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
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The price is CA $109 per night from Apr 23 to Apr 24
Situated on a river, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Qualicum Beach Museum, Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre, and Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club. Qualicum ...
3.9/5Very Good! (90 reviews)
Cute cabin.
"Quiet, even right beside the hwy. Cute cabin. Very nice people at the check-in. Bed was comfy. Kitchen and bathroom were spotless."

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2020

Cedar Grove Motel and Cabins
Paradise Sea Shell Motel
2 out of 5
411 Island Hwy W, Parksville, BC
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Situated by the ocean, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Paradise Fun Park and Parksville Beach. Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park is 3 mi (4.8 km) ...
3.9/5Good! (340 reviews)
"Overall, clean and comfy. Friendly staff. Suggested some items need replacing."

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2020

Paradise Sea Shell Motel
Ocean Crest Motel
2.5 out of 5
3292 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
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The price is CA $112 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
Situated near the beach, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Qualicum Beach Museum, Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre, and Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club. Qualicum ...
4/5Very Good! (199 reviews)
"It was great."

Reviewed on Jan. 1, 2021

Ocean Crest Motel
Diplomat Motel
2 out of 5
333 Nicol St, Nanaimo, BC
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The price is CA $69 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
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 ...
3.3/5 (254 reviews)
"The staff were friendly and helpful and the rooms were nice and clean."

Reviewed on Nov. 20, 2020

Diplomat Motel
Skylite Motel
2 out of 5
459 East Island Highway, Parksville, BC
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The price is CA $89 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
Situated near the beach, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Parksville Community Park and Parksville Beach. Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park is 1.6 mi (2.6 ...
4/5Very Good! (145 reviews)
"Good value for the price. It was clean and comfortable. Only 2 pillows on the queen bed"

Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2021

Skylite Motel
Redford Motel
2 out of 5
3723 Redford Street, Port Alberni, BC
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The price is CA $110 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
Situated in Port Alberni, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Alberni Valley Multiplex Ice Skating Rink, Rollin Art Centre Gallery, and Alberni Pacific Railway. ...
3.7/5Good! (158 reviews)
"Easy access nice staff quick registration great pizza"

Reviewed on Oct. 21, 2020

Redford Motel
Colonial Motel
2 out of 5
950 Terminal Avenue N, Nanaimo, BC
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The price is CA $89 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
Situated in Nanaimo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Beach Estates Park and Bastion are ...
3.5/5Good! (83 reviews)
"A good place for a quick overnight. Conveniently located between the city part of Nanaimo and the highway to beaches and nature to the north."

Reviewed on Sep. 8, 2020

Colonial Motel
Sunset Motel
2 out of 5
3611 McIntyre Drive, Port Alberni, BC
The price is CA $75 per night from May 1 to May 2
Situated in Port Alberni, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Alberni Valley Multiplex Ice Skating Rink, Rollin Art Centre Gallery, and Alberni Pacific Railway. ...
3.2/5 (47 reviews)
"good location and clean place"

Reviewed on Aug. 25, 2020

Sunset Motel
Timberlodge RV & Campground
2 out of 5
2404 Timberlane Road, Port Alberni, BC
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Situated in Port Alberni, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Hole In The Wall and within 3 mi (5 km) of Alberni Valley Multiplex Ice Skating Rink and Nuu-Chah-Nulth ...
3.4/5Good! (56 reviews)
"It was an ok place to stay.. we just spent the night here.."

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2019

Timberlodge RV & Campground
Castaway Motel
2 out of 5
205 N. Terminal Avenue, Nanaimo, BC
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Situated in Nanaimo, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Bastion and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Nanaimo Museum and Nanaimo Regional General ...
2.6/5 (30 reviews)
"The room needed a lot of work. The bathroom floor was dirty, the shower taps were loose, and it was obvious that the owners had not spent any money on the motel for decades. The photo suggests that it is old but reasonably well cared for, but this is deceptive."

Reviewed on Aug. 2, 2018

Castaway Motel
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Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

3.5 out of 5
1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
The price is CA $147 per night from Apr 29 to Apr 30
4.2/5Very Good! (898 reviews)
"Loved the setting amenities and proximity to beach and town."

Reviewed on Apr. 15, 2021

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection

Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection

3 out of 5
240 Dogwood St, Parksville, BC
The price is CA $129 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
3.9/5Very Good! (683 reviews)
"Beautiful ocean views. Very comfortable bed and pillows. Clean and comfortable."

Reviewed on Apr. 12, 2021

Bayside Resort, Ascend Hotel Collection
THE Beach Club Resort

THE Beach Club Resort

3.5 out of 5
181 Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
The price is CA $189 per night from Apr 17 to Apr 18
4.3/5Excellent! (821 reviews)
"Views of beach were great . Staff was very friendly"

Reviewed on Mar. 31, 2021

THE Beach Club Resort
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Parksville Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from more than 54 hotels and other lodging choices in Parksville, though there are only 3 affordable motels. When you pick one of these cheaper accommodations, there might not be abundant amenities like you'd find at a traditional hotel but you'll save more cash to use on your vacation.

When you save on your room price, you can enjoy all that Parksville has to offer. Top sights include Parksville Beach and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park.

Fun fact: In the U.S., motels became more commonplace after World War II with the appeal of road trip vacations, peaking in the mid-1960s with more than 60,000 properties. With a stay at a motel, you'll often have access to your room directly from the parking lot.

Below are a few of Expedia customers' recommended Parksville motels to choose from:

Paradise Sea Shell Motel

  • Stay within a quick 1-minute drive of Parksville Beach.
  • Enjoy access to the picnic area, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

VIP Motel

  • Free breakfast, free parking, and a terrace are available during your stay.
  • It's located within a quick 1-minute drive of Parksville Beach.

Skylite Motel

  • Enjoy the in-room free WiFi, and freebies including breakfast and parking.
  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Parksville Beach and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park.

Things to Do in Parksville

While you're sightseeing in this walkable area, take time to enjoy its beaches and mountain landscape. People visiting Parksville have good things to say about the entertainment venues.

Must-see local attractions include:

  • Parksville Beach
  • Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

Enjoy nature with a stop at:

  • Parksville Community Park
  • Top Bridge Community Park

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Paradise Fun Park
  • Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf
  • Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

Best Time to Visit Parksville

Decide when you'd like to visit Parksville by reviewing the seasonal weather details below:
  • 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

How to Get to Parksville and Around the Area

Parksville Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome) Airport 20 mi (32.3 km)
Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome) Airport 24.6 mi (39.5 km)
Nanaimo, BC (YCD) Airport 27.1 mi (43.6 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Parksville?
Because you’ll save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Parksville. Top sights include Parksville Beach and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park.
What is a motel?
When you stay at a motel, you’ll often find an outdoor pool and a free parking spot. With a stay at a motel, you’ll usually access your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. In the U.S., motels became more commonplace at the end of the 1940s when cars became more popular along with road trip vacations, peaking in the 1960s with over 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Parksville?
VIP Motel: Stay within a quick 1-minute drive of Parksville Beach. Enjoy access to the terrace, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Paradise Sea Shell Motel: Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a coffee maker. It’s located within a quick 1-minute drive of Parksville Beach. Skylite Motel: Enjoy access to the free WiFi and free parking, as well as room amenities like free wired Internet. Stay within a 5-minute drive of Parksville Beach and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park.
What can I do in Parksville?
While you’re sightseeing in this walkable area, take time to enjoy its beaches and mountain landscape. People visiting Parksville have good things to say about the entertainment venues. Must-see local attractions include Parksville Beach and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Parksville Community Park, Rathtrevor Beach, and Top Bridge Community Park. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Paradise Fun Park, Oceanside Place Arena, and Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf.
What's the seasonal weather like in Parksville?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Parksville to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 60°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 38°F. Average annual precipitation for Parksville is 51 inches.
What are my options for getting around Parksville when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Parksville to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Nanaimo, BC (YCD), which is located 27.1 mi (43.6 km) from the city center. Otherwise, look for flights into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is 20 mi (32.3 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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