Best Western Dorchester Hotel - Nanaimo

ex. BEST WESTERN PLUS Dorchester Hotel

70 Church Street, Nanaimo, Canada, V9R 5H4  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Dorchester Hotel - Nanaimo

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The excellent Best Western Dorchester Hotel offers non-smoking rooms with a wonderful view over Nanaimo Harbour and Inner Harbour. The hotel occupies 4 floors and was renovated in 2007.

Nanaimo Bastion are within a 15-minute walk of the property. The venue is 5 km away from the city center.

There are shops and boutiques in the proximity of the hotel.

Best Western Dorchester Hotel is set 65 km from Coal Harbour airport.

Rooms

Best Western Dorchester Hotel provides 70 guestrooms appointed with climate control, a private safe, TV, a trouser press and a sofa for a pleasant stay in Nanaimo. The rooms look on to the city. They also include bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower cap and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Seasonal dishes are served in the poolside restaurant. The small snack bar features a terrace and Wi-Fi. Located in an entertainment area, Power House Living Foods Co. And Lighthouse Bistro and Pub serve a wide range of meals.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Wedding services, ironing service and wake up service as well as currency exchange, a beauty salon and a lift are available for guests' use.

Relax

A night club, a sun terrace and a ballroom are offered on site. The property provides a gym and a fitness centre along with mountain biking, kayaking and sailing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   70.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Boutiques
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Cycling
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • High chairs
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Night club
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Harbor view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Extra bed CAD 10
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

70 Church Street, Nanaimo, Canada, V9R 5H4

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City Center
  • Nanaimo
    2.6 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Lighthouse Bistro and Pub
    200 ft
  • Modern Cafe (cuisine: American)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Beach Estates Park
    700 ft
  • Protection Island
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Best Western Dorchester Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Premium Queen Suite
Harbor view
  • Room size:

    345 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Premium Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Refrigerator (with Sofabed)

Premier Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Radio
Room Description:

Suite|SUITE PREMIER QUEEN BED WITH SOFA BED

Best Western Dorchester Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Queen Room
City view
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Radio
Room Description:

One queen bed, city view, smaller room, 4 steps down from elevator access, in-room safe, air conditioning, MP3 alarm clock/radio, tea kettle & coffee maker, on-site restaurant for breakfast.

Best Western Dorchester Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Radio
Room Description:

One king bed, city view, larger room, air conditioning, in-room safe, MP3 alarm clock/radio, tea kettle & coffee maker, on-site restaurant for breakfast.

King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Trouser/pants press
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite King - smoking policy - non-smoking available

Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Best Western Dorchester Hotel photos Room Suite
Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Trouser/pants press
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|SUITE-1 QUEEN BED,NSMK,PRESRM,HARBOR,SOFBD, REFRIG,39INFL

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite - smoking policy - non-smoking available

Best Western Dorchester Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Quadruple Room
Harbor view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This quadruple room features a tea/coffee maker, dining area and air conditioning.

Best Western Dorchester Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Family Suite
  • Room size:

    370 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Family Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator (with Sofabed)

Best Western Dorchester Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|1 Queen Bed Non-Smoking, Deluxe Room, Sofabed, Pillowtop Bed, 39 Inch Flat Screen TV

Best Western Dorchester Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This quadruple room features a seating area, tea/coffee maker and air conditioning.

Best Western Dorchester Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Executive King Suite
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Suite-1 King Bed Non-Smoking, Executive, Two Sofabeds, Refrigerator, Pillowtop Bed, 39 Inch Flat Screen TV

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center2.5 mi

Amusement

  • Fiesta Lanes400 ft
  • James Street Billiards1400 ft
  • Great Canadian Casino CO Ltd2000 ft
  • Werners 24/7 Billiards Cafe3000 ft
  • Fun Centre4300 ft
  • Harbour City Bingo Society1.0 mi
  • Cyber City Adventures2.4 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

Stadiums

  • Serauxmen Stadium1.1 mi

Museums

Parks

Halls

  • Newcastle Island Pavilion2.2 mi
  • Cranberry Fire Protection Dist5.7 mi
  • Gabriola Island Community Hall6.3 mi
  • Cedar Community Hall8.3 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • Malaspina Students' Union1400 ft
  • Tamagawa University5.7 mi

Local attractions

  • Newcastle Island1.0 mi
  • Cedar Farmers Market7.1 mi
    2313 Yellow Point Rd
  • WildPlay Element Parks Nanaimo6.9 mi
    35 Nanaimo River Rd., Nanaimo
  • Drumbeg Provincial Park10.9 mi
    Stalker Road

Near the hotel

  • The Bastion300 ft
    98 Front Street
  • Protection Island700 ft
    Nanaimo, British ColumbiaCanada
  • Nanaimo Museum700 ft
    100 Museum Way
  • Beach Estates Park700 ft

Restaurants nearby

  • Lighthouse Bistro and Pub200 ft

    Address: 50 Anchor Way (On The Water In Nanaimo)
    Phone: 250-754-3212

    55% likes this, based on 109 reviews

  • Best Western Dorchester Hotel200 ft

    Address: 70 Church St
    Phone: 250.754.6835

    60% likes this, based on 21 reviews

  • Coast Bastion Inn300 ft

    Address: 11 Bastion St
    Phone: 250.753.6601

    76% likes this, based on 75 reviews

  • Modern Cafe300 ft

    Address: 221 Commercial Street
    Phone: 250-754-5022

    63% likes this, based on 131 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 26

  • Javawocky Coffee House200 ft

    Address: 90 Front St, Nanaimo, BC V9R5H7

    79% likes this, based on 48 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Hotel Awards

CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedNanaimoBest Western Dorchester Hotel

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Best Western Dorchester Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 38 reviews

Guest reviews

  • 6.2

    I like the staff but they bumped the price up on me.

    The smell. It has an old building smell and it's really bad

  • 4.2

    good bed

    noisy drunk guests difficult access run down crowded room

  • 8.8

    Great view of the harbor and parks by the water.

  • 5.8

    Parking lot was always full, had to park 2 blocks away.

  • 8.8

    Alison in restaurant

    Could not get Keurig to work , We much prefer 2 cup coffee maker , so one partner does not wait .

  • 9.0

    Having three people nearly knock on the door and walk in .just after we had moved in . Having no tea in the room

  • 5.0

    Clean friendly

    They put us in the smallest room in the hotel with a view of a brick wall. We couldn't even walk past each other around the bed

  • 6.6

    staff was very courteous and friendly

    amount of steps to climb from the parking, getting to the room

  • 8.8

    Excellent service by gentleman during check-in and stay at Nanaimo

  • 7.0

    location, view, bed

    bathrooms were small and ceilings are low

  • 7.8

    The desk clerk and breakfast server were friendly and efficient. The breakfast menu was a little bit adaptable to our dierary needs. The room was clean, attractive and we had a great view of the harbor.

    The pillows were too big and not malleable.

  • 7.0

    Staff was great, gentleman at checking was very nice, competent and helpful

    Parking was a bit tough

  • 2.4

    The survey above has no scale beside the 4 choices

  • 7.4

    The room was not set up to put a laptop and working binder on, nor would the chair fit well to work from. I felt squished. MB

  • 7.4

    Location - next to the Old Quarter in downtown Nanaimo with lovely shops, restaurants and bars nearby.Nice harbour view.

    Our room was small and a little tired especially the bathroom.

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Hotel Address:

70 Church Street, Nanaimo, Canada, V9R 5H4

Get directions
City Center
  • Nanaimo
    2.6 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Lighthouse Bistro and Pub
    200 ft
  • Modern Cafe (cuisine: American)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Beach Estates Park
    700 ft
  • Protection Island
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Hotel Awards

CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedNanaimoBest Western Dorchester Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Canada

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