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Featured Motels in Qualicum Beach

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

This family-friendly Qualicum Beach motel is located on the riverfront, within 3 mi (5 km) of Qualicum Beach Museum, The Old School House Arts Centre and Heritage ...

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
Lighthouse Motel
2.5 out of 5
6035 Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
The price is CA $110 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Nestled on the beach, this Regional District of Nanaimo motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club, Spider Lake Provincial Park and PineRidge ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (116 reviews)

"Awesome place to stay! Cozy room, seaside with a great view."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 6, 2020

Lighthouse Motel
Buena Vista by the Sea
2.5 out of 5
3285 Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach, BC
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this beachfront motel is next to a golf course and within 2 mi (3 km) of Qualicum Beach Museum, Qualicum Beach Memorial ...

4.4/5Excellent! (95 reviews)

"Great location and view from the room. Very nice and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 9, 2020

Buena Vista by the Sea

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Cedar Grove Motel and Cabins
2.5 out of 5
246 Riverbend Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this motel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Qualicum Beach Museum, Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre and Qualicum Beach Memorial ...

4/5Very Good! (84 reviews)

"great cozy little cabin with everything you need...The TV service was unavailable but who needs TV when travelling. I will definitely book again!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 1, 2020

Cedar Grove Motel and Cabins
Ocean Crest Motel
2.5 out of 5
3292 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
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The price is CA $89 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this motel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Qualicum Beach Museum, Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre and Qualicum Beach Memorial ...

4/5Very Good! (182 reviews)

"Exceptionally clean. Good value for your $. However make sure you eat early everything in the area closes by 8 pm"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 2020

Ocean Crest Motel
Westerlea Resort Motel
2.5 out of 5
3281 Island Highway West, Qualicum Beach, BC
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Nestled on the beach, this Regional District of Nanaimo motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Qualicum Beach Museum, Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club and Qualicum ...

4/5Very Good! (6 reviews)
Great family run beachfront accomodations

"Motel was great. More like a condo really. Everything was provided. Friendly and helpful owners. There's a lovely garden/beach front seating area with BBQs, lounge chairs and patio tables. The beach in front of the resort forms a natural swimming pool at high tide. Really enjoyed our stay. In fact ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 8, 2018

Westerlea Resort Motel
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Casa Grande Inn

Casa Grande Inn

2.5 out of 5
3080 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, BC
The price is CA $139 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (181 reviews)

"Great view. Exactly as presented on the website. Good bed and very clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2020

Casa Grande Inn
Riverside Resort Motel and Campground

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
Lighthouse Motel

Lighthouse Motel

2.5 out of 5
6035 Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
The price is CA $110 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (116 reviews)

"Awesome place to stay! Cozy room, seaside with a great view."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 6, 2020

Lighthouse Motel
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Qualicum Beach Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from 6 economical motels in Qualicum Beach among the more than 56 hotels and other lodging choices. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which offer more amenities but ones that you may not use.

Because you'll save on your room, you can experience more of the activities in Qualicum Beach. Not-to-be-missed sights include Parksville Beach and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park in the area.

Fun fact: Motels made their debut in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the tired traveler taking a road trip along America's major roadways. Motels often have free parking, and many have outdoor pools.

Here are some of Expedia customers' recommended Qualicum Beach motels to select from:

Riverside Resort Motel and Campground

  • If driving, you'll be within 16 minutes of Parksville Beach.
  • Enjoy access to the 2 outdoor pools, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Buena Vista by the Sea

  • A private beach, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay.
  • You'll be located within 15 minutes of Parksville Beach by car.

Cedar Grove Motel and Cabins

  • Enjoy access to the arcade/game room, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • If driving, you'll be within 17 minutes of Parksville Beach.

Ocean Crest Motel

  • You'll be located within 15 minutes of Parksville Beach by car.
  • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like an LCD TV.

Westerlea Resort Motel

  • If driving, you'll be within 15 minutes of Parksville Beach.
  • Enjoy access to the terrace, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

What to Do in Qualicum Beach

Those who've visited Qualicum Beach love the beaches. Take time for sightseeing and enjoy all there is to do in this relaxing area.

Must-see places in and around Qualicum Beach include:

  • Parksville Beach
  • Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Qualicum Beach Community Park
  • Heritage Forest
  • Milner Gardens and Woodland

You'll find these family-friendly sights in the area:

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

Qualicum Beach is also notable for its:

  • Parks
  • Golfing
  • Theater
  • Camping
  • Cave exploring

Best Time to Visit Qualicum Beach

Figure out the ideal time to visit Qualicum Beach by reviewing the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 54° F and nighttime temperatures average 32° F
  • April-June: 70° F is the daytime average and 37° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 77° F and nighttime averages are around 43° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 65° F during the day and 31° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.85 inches in a year

How to Get to Qualicum Beach and Around the Area

Qualicum Beach Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome) Airport 26 mi (41.8 km)
Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome) Airport 26.7 mi (43 km)
Comox, BC (YQQ-Comox Valley) Airport 32.4 mi (52.2 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Qualicum Beach?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can make the most of what Qualicum Beach has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Parksville Beach and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park in the area.
What are motels like?
Motel properties often have free parking, and many have outdoor pools. Often one or two stories tall, motels usually have exterior corridors overlooking the parking lot or an outdoor pool. The first motels popped up in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the tired traveler taking a road trip along the major roadways of America.
What are the best motels in Qualicum Beach?
Lighthouse Motel: Enjoy access to the terrace, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Riverside Resort Motel and Campground: 2 outdoor pools and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a private patio. It’s located within a 20-minute drive of Parksville Beach and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park. Cedar Grove Motel and Cabins: Enjoy access to the arcade/game room, and freebies including WiFi and parking. If driving, you’ll be within 16 minutes of Parksville Beach. Buena Vista by the Sea: You’ll be located within 15 minutes of Parksville Beach by car. A private beach, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay. Ocean Crest Motel: If driving, you’ll be within 15 minutes of Parksville Beach. Enjoy access to the terrace, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
What can I do in Qualicum Beach?
Those who’ve visited Qualicum Beach love the beaches. Enjoy all there is to see and do in this relaxing area while you’re out sightseeing. Must-see places in and around Qualicum Beach include Parksville Beach and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Qualicum Beach Community Park, Heritage Forest, and Milner Gardens and Woodland. You’ll find these family-friendly sights in the area: Oceanside Place Arena, Paradise Fun Park, and Alberni Pacific Railway.
What's the seasonal weather like in Qualicum Beach?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Qualicum Beach 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 December and January with an average of 38°F. Average annual precipitation for Qualicum Beach is 52 inches.
What are my options for getting around Qualicum Beach when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Qualicum Beach to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Nanaimo, BC (YCD), which is located 32.7 mi (52.6 km) away from the heart of the city. You can also search for flights into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is 26 mi (41.8 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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