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Vancouver Island University Residences
2 out of 5
0.2 km from Vancouver Island University
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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
Painted Turtle Guesthouse
1.5 out of 5
1.8 km from Vancouver Island University
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The price is CA $61 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
3.9/5Very Good! (104 reviews)

"Amazing stay, great staff"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 7, 2020

Painted Turtle Guesthouse
Nanaimo Cambie Hostel
1.5 out of 5
1.7 km from Vancouver Island University
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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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Your Dream Vancouver Island Getaway
0.7 km from Vancouver Island University
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4.9/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)
Wonderful getaway

"Our family of four enjoyed our stay so much. The property was above and beyond what was advertised and our hosts were so thoughtful too. Not only was the check in process smooth and easy, but the property was clean, well maintained and in a quiet neighbourhood. The lake nearby was a favourite hang ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 2, 2020

Your Dream Vancouver Island Getaway
CAMPBELL COTTAGE B&B by Elevate Rooms
3.5 out of 5
1.6 km from Vancouver Island University
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Amazing breakfast

"Lovely place to stay and the breakfast each day was delicious! Highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 23, 2019

CAMPBELL COTTAGE B&B by Elevate Rooms
Downtown Hideaway in the heart of downtown Nanaimo
1.8 km from Vancouver Island University
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4.9/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
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"Property was excellent and in a nice neighbourhood. We all enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 11, 2019

Downtown Hideaway in the heart of downtown Nanaimo
Luxury Downtown Penthouse
1.6 km from Vancouver Island University
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Luxury Downtown Penthouse
Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo
2 out of 5
2.1 km from Vancouver Island University
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The price is CA $79 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
3.8/5Good! (994 reviews)

"Was happy with my stay"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 4, 2021

Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo
Harbour Light Motel
2.5 out of 5
1.6 km from Vancouver Island University
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The price is CA $64 per night from Apr 13 to Apr 14
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
Coast Bastion Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1.8 km from Vancouver Island University
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The price is CA $135 per night from Apr 13 to Apr 14
4.4/5Excellent! (979 reviews)

"The Bastion is nice and clean with pleasant staff."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 4, 2021

Coast Bastion Hotel
Best Western Dorchester Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1.9 km from Vancouver Island University
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The price is CA $139 per night from Apr 13 to Apr 14
3.8/5Good! (771 reviews)

"The staff were extremely friendly and tried their best to cater to my needs every time. However, some of the amenities aren’t as available, or inconvenient."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 6, 2021

Best Western Dorchester Hotel
Near Downtown, Small Breakfast. Welcome to The Relaxation Spot
Ramada by Wyndham Nanaimo
2.5 out of 5
2.3 km from Vancouver Island University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $130 per night from Apr 13 to Apr 14
4.1/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"It was close to the hospital and easy to drive to. Very clean and COVID friendly"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 26, 2021

Ramada by Wyndham Nanaimo
Guest House Studio Overlooking Downtown Harbour
1.8 km from Vancouver Island University
The price is CA $110 per night from Apr 13 to Apr 14
4.6/5Wonderful! (16 reviews)
Great place to relax

"Fantastic place with attention to small details. The cozy and warm environment inside and outside the house. Will definitely recommend this to my friends!"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 2, 2021

Guest House Studio Overlooking Downtown Harbour
The Port-O-Call Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
2.4 km from Vancouver Island University
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The price is CA $69 per night from Apr 20 to Apr 21
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

The Port-O-Call Inn & Suites
Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo
2.5 out of 5
2 km from Vancouver Island University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $103 per night from Apr 16 to Apr 17
3.8/5Good! (984 reviews)

"This is our favourite destination for every single travel. Hotel staffs are super friendly."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 12, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5
1.4 km from Vancouver Island University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $109 per night from Apr 13 to Apr 14
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Great, clean, spacious new hotel

"Hello, the hotel was beautiful, especially for the price point. Really nice. Only bummer was the demolishing of a building next door at 730 am, but the hotel has posted a considerate note explaining it was happening, so what can you do! I’d stay there again in a heart beat"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 29, 2021

Quality Inn
Breath Taking Views of Nanaimo's Harbour Front! From Sea Planes to BC Ferries...
4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Convenient to downtown

"Newer home that is clean and cozy. Kitchen had everything we needed and bed was comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 24, 2019

Breath Taking Views of Nanaimo's Harbour Front! From Sea Planes to BC Ferries...
Castaway Motel
2 out of 5
2.2 km from Vancouver Island University
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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
A Cozy Family Getaway Suite in South Nanaimo
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Vancouver Island University is located in a welcoming area of Nanaimo known for its beautiful lakeside setting. Nanaimo is home to 59 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near Vancouver Island University

Choose from 49 hotels and accommodations within 5 miles of Vancouver Island University, including these options:

  • Coast Bastion Hotel: This 3.5-star hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Our customers like its dining options and beach locale.
  • Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo: This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an indoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and central location.
  • Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo: This 2.5-star hotel features an outdoor pool, a health club, and parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and central location.

Things to See and Do Near Vancouver Island University

After you've visited Vancouver Island University, you can explore the sights within a few miles of the area.

Consider spending a leisurely afternoon outside at Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park, Beach Estates Park, or Pipers Lagoon Park. Create some family memories at Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Brechin Lanes. If you've got some time to explore the area around Vancouver Island University, you may want to make a stop by Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Frank Crane Arena, and Duke Point Ferry Terminal.

Nanaimo Museum, Bastion, and Departure Bay Beach are a few additional nearby sights. Spend some time checking out Woodgrove Shopping Centre, which is 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from Vancouver Island University, or make a stop by WildPlay Nanaimo, located 7 mi (11.3 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Vancouver Island University?
Vancouver Island University is located in a welcoming area of Nanaimo known for its beautiful lakeside setting. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 7 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near Vancouver Island University?
Adjacent to Vancouver Island University, Vancouver Island University Residences is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free WiFi and a terrace. Other good options within 5 miles include Coast Bastion Hotel and Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo.
How many hotels should I expect to find close to Vancouver Island University?
Expedia has 7 hotels and other accommodations within a mile from Vancouver Island University.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Vancouver Island University, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best options available near Vancouver Island University.
What can I see and do near Vancouver Island University?
Get outside and spend some time strolling around Pipers Lagoon Park, Beach Estates Park, and Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park. Create some family memories at Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Brechin Lanes. You can enjoy nature at Departure Bay Beach, Protection Island, or Long Lake.

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