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 Jack Point, Slag Point, Bodega Hill, Sabine Channel and Mount Hooper.

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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 Southwind Guest House & Spa, Nanaimo

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 Long Lake B&B, Nanaimo

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 .....

Photograph of Mountainaire Campground & RV Park, Nanaimo

The Mountainaire Campground & RV Park

Central to the Island, just south of Nanaimo, on a lovely 40 acre property near the famous Nanaimo River, we have about 100 beautiful sites. From wide open and sunny to sheltered and shady, fully service RV sites to private little campsites on which to pitch a tent, we have a site that's sure to .....

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 .....

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 Days Inn, Nanaimo

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 .....

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