Places to stay in Nanaimo, British Columbia

We currently have 79 accommodations in and around Nanaimo with other regional listings available for Campsites, Motor Inns, Hotels, B&B's and other properties. You can filter listings by the available types:

Known as the "Harbour City" for its incredible downtown harbour, Nanaimo is the second largest city on the Island and offers guests a myriad of activities and attractions. Acknowledged by professionals as one of the best diving locations in North America, the waters around Nanaimo cater to divers of all skill levels. Nanaimo is located on Highway 19, 111 km northwest of Victoria. Places to eat in the region include New York Style Pizza & Pasta, The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, Mrs Riches Club Cafe, and Pho A Dong Restaurant.

Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the city are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations, though there are a large number of nearby hotels. If you are travelling in the area, Nanaimo is located close to Starks, Stark Lakes, Josef Point, Oyster Bay Indian Reserve 12 and Okay Lake.

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Selected and best reviewed properties in Nanaimo

Photograph of Best Western Dorchester Hotel, Nanaimo

The Best Western Dorchester Hotel

The Best Western Dorchester Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Nanaimo, overlooking picturesque Nanaimo Harbour. This charming "Heritage" property is a boutique-style hotel with "centuries of experience", decorated in a style that blends "old world class" with all the modern conveniences .....

Photograph of Hammond Bay Oceanside Bed & Breakfast, Nanaimo

The Hammond Bay Oceanside Bed & Breakfast

Our private beach is great for swimming and sunbathing. Hammond Bay is ideal for kayaking, canoeing, diving, birdwatching, etc. Piper's Lagoon Park and Neck Point Park are just a short stroll along the seashore. Hiking trails, picnic areas, and swimming are features of both parks. Please remember .....

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The Travelodge

Travelodge Nanaimo features comfortable standard, kitchenette and deluxe suites. We also offer a DELUXE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, offering daily - 3 kinds of cereal - Rice Krispies, Raisin Bran and Cheerios - Skim and 2 Percent milk - Decaffeinated Coffee - Assorted bakery fresh muffins - Regular and .....

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The Long Lake B&B

Welcome to our self-contained, luxurious bed and breakfast suites on beautiful Long Lake in Nanaimo, BC. We have hosted people from around the world including international students from Japan, Korea, and China attending Vancouver Island University. We have stayed in many B&B's over the years and .....

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The Island View Bed & Breakfast

We are located on half an acre of landscaped property, Enjoy magnificient sunsets, gardens, wild life and walks along the rocky shoreline half a block away. Relax in 800 sq. ft. fully furnished 1 bedroom suite, w/Ocean view, Livingroom w/queen size sofa bed, TV & VCR, Full kitchen, Gas .....

Photograph of Graycliff Cottage Oceanfront B&B, Nanaimo

The Graycliff Cottage Oceanfront B&B

Join us and experience the panoramic view of the Georgia Straits, Coastal mountains and Winchelsea Islands. From your bedroom window, your deck, or the hot tub, watch eagles, seals, sea lions, cruise ships, or beautiful sunsets. Or take a quiet walk along the secluded beach. Fresh full breakfast .....

Photograph of Hammond Bayside Executive Suite Inn, Nanaimo

The Hammond Bayside Executive Suite Inn

Hammond Bay is "the place" to enjoy kayaking, canoeing, hiking, diving, wind-surfing, sketching or painting, and observe its unique ecosystem. We are located between two wonderful Marine Parks, (Piper's Lagoon Park and Neck Point Park). Both are within short walking distances. Directly in front of .....

Photograph of Golden Divot B&B, Nanaimo

The Golden Divot B&B

We offer a modern air conditioned residential setting with ocean and mountain views. From our comfy rooms you can venture out to the private lounge and kitchenette, or join us on upstairs patio and soak in the panoramic ocean the view. The back patio offers a garden view as well as a practice golf .....

Other local Nanaimo information and places to visit.

  • Longitude: -123°56'24.232
  • Latitude: 49°9'57.180

Things to see and do

Splitsville Entertainment Ltd

Located at 171 Calder Road. Splitsville Entertainment is Canada’s premier bowling event specialists in Hamilton Ontario and Nanaimo British Columbia bowling.

Brechin Lanes

Located at 1870 Wellington Road East. Brechin Lanes is your onestop shop for bowling in Nanaimo We offer fun birthday parties as well as fun leagues for everybody Good clean family fun Nanaimo Rainy Day Activity

Gallery 223

Located at 223 Commercial Street. Gallery 223 is conveniently located in downtown Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in a restored heritage building - the former home of the Nanaimo Daily Free Press newspaper.

Nearby towns

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Closed or unlisted properties

  • Pepper Muffin Country Inn located at 3718 Jingle Pot Road closed or delisted.
  • The Red Pheasant Country Inn Bed and Breakfast located at 2850 Gordon's Lane closed or delisted.
  • Eagleridge Bed & Breakfast located at 6517 Peregrine Road closed or delisted.
  • Shearwater House Bed and Breakfast located at 3297 Shearwater Drive closed or delisted.

Renamed properties

  • at may have been previously known as Maple View B&B or Maple View Bed & Breakfast
  • Inn On Long Lake at 4700 North Island Highway may have been previously known as Inn on Long Lake