Places to stay in Nanaimo, British Columbia

We currently have 75 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 Tina's Diner.

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 Breakwater Island, Ruxton Passage, Flynnfall Creek, Chivers Point and Little Popham Island.

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Selected and best reviewed properties in Nanaimo

The Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Photograph of Best Western Dorchester Hotel, Nanaimo
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 .....

The Whitehouse on Long Lake

Photograph of Whitehouse on Long Lake, Nanaimo
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. .....

The Ambrosia House B&b

This elegant character home is infused with the flavor of yesterday; it's original style has been respectfully updated. Overlooking spectacular Departure Bay, our sunny 1/2-acre semi-waterfront property slopes gently south, across the street from the ocean. Bright, spacious ensuite guestrooms all .....

Other local Nanaimo information and places to visit.

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

Things to see and do

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

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