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 Beck Creek, Lagoon Head, Sandstone Rocks, Sea Egg Rocks and Hunter Point.

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Selected and best reviewed properties in Nanaimo

Photograph of Best Western Dorchester Hotel, Nanaimo

The Best Western Dorchester Hotel

9 OUT OF 10 I have stayed here before and this time I found out that they spent about a million $ on guest room renovations. Very nice! They have kept the charm of an older period hotel and made it come alive with the new fabrics and furniture. The staff is very friendly and helpful. A great dining room, also .....
Photograph of Whitehouse on Long Lake, Nanaimo

The Whitehouse on Long Lake

The White House on Long Lake, a Nanaimo bed and breakfast, is a luxury executive waterfront accommodation. Whatever the occasion, our spacious romantic and family suites provide the comfort of a home away from home. All suites have their own private entrance, bathroom and gourmet breakfast service. .....

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The Southwind Guest House & Spa

Enjoy the serene indoor heated pool fed by our own spring well. Indulge, relax the mind body and soul in the large hot tub while enjoying the incredible coastal views. Experience the Spa at Southwind offering on-site full service spa treatments, featuring renowned Pevonia Botanica products. Cruise .....

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 .....

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The Days Inn

Welcome to the Days Inn Nanaimo, we are 100 percent Non Smoking hotel located in the city of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, which is the gateway to exploring the rest of this super natural Island. Places such as Long Beach to the West, salmon fishing to the North, and the world famous Victoria City .....

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 .....

Photograph of Best Western Northgate Inn, Nanaimo

The Best Western Northgate Inn

Leisure travelers can enjoy golf packages, eco-tours, salmon fishing, scuba diving (diving in this region is world renowned), horseback riding, and more. We offer Jacuzzi suites and in-room first-run movies. Located at the hub of Vancouver Island, the Best Western Northgate Inn is your pivot point .....

Photograph of Travelodge, Nanaimo

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 .....

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, unlisted or renamed properties

  • Pepper Muffin Country Inn located at 3718 Jingle Pot Road closed or delisted.
  • Maple View B&B located at 3049 Maple View Drive
  • The Red Pheasant Country Inn Bed and Breakfast located at 2850 Gordon's Lane closed or delisted.
  • Inn on Long Lake located at 4700 North Island Highway - may now be known as Inn On Long Lake.
  • Maple View Bed & Breakfast located at 3049 Maple View Drive
  • Eagleridge Bed & Breakfast located at 6517 Peregrine Road closed or delisted.
  • Shearwater House Bed and Breakfast located at 3297 Shearwater Drive closed or delisted.