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:

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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 Hill 60 Ridge, Bird Rock, Hemer Park, New Islet and Skutz Indian Reserve 7.

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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 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. .....

Photograph of Amberwood On The River B&B, Nanaimo

The Amberwood On The River B&B

If you are looking for accommodation near Ladysmith or Nanaimo BC on Vancouver Island, come and experience the most magical place on the Nanaimo River! Where your privacy is our priority! Whether you're honeymooners looking for a romantic getaway or a business traveller looking for a restful .....

Photograph of Ramada Nanaimo, Nanaimo

The Ramada Nanaimo

Ramada Nanaimo is the newest Hotel in the City of Nanaimo and construction was finished in early 2008. This brand new Nanaimo hotel offers Free Continental Breakfast, Fitness Centre, Business Centre, Meeting Room at Property, Complimentary Wired and Wireless High Speed Internet and many other .....

Photograph of Copper Kettle Bed & Breakfast, Nanaimo

The Copper Kettle Bed & Breakfast

Copper Kettle B&B is located on Vancouver Island in the city of Nanaimo known as the Harbour City, and is approx 113 km north of Victoria, BC's Capital, less than 2 hours by car. Come stay and visit our small town of approx 79,000 people and take in the natural atmosphere where the city meets the .....

Photograph of Lakeview Vacation Homes, Nanaimo

The Lakeview Vacation Homes

Enjoy relaxing on the deck with a fantastic lakeview. The beach only steps away or sunbathe on the large dock. Some watercrafts available for your pleasure. Stroll along the walking trail and enjoy the local wildlife including osprey, otters, mink, turtles and more. Beautiful gardens on-site. .....

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 EaglesNest Bed and Breakfast, Nanaimo

The EaglesNest Bed and Breakfast

A relaxing countryside bed and breakfast with a pool and tennis court for you to enjoy. We are located 10 km (8 miles) from Nanaimos beautiful waterfront and shopping and only 7 km (6 miles) to picturesque Ladysmith. You will enjoy your stay with us,the rooms are quiet and comfortable and we .....

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