Places to stay in Nanaimo, British Columbia

We currently have 66 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 Lambert Lake, North Haslam Creek, Grace Islet, Franklin Island and Bloods Creek.

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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 Flying Cloud B&B

Guests are surprised and amazed at the spectacular Nanaimo views that await them from the moment they step into their spectacular Nanaimo Bed and Breakfast. Three hundred feet below is the sight of Departure Bay with BC Ferries sharing the waters with Harbour Air seaplanes, sailboats, fishing .....

The Hammond Bayside Executive Suite Inn

Photograph of Hammond Bayside Executive Suite Inn, Nanaimo
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 .....

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

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