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Nanaimo Ocean View B&B
Nanaimo Ocean View B&B
9.0 Excellent

6.5 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 81 reviews
9.0

Situated in Nanaimo, Nanaimo Ocean View offers comfortable accommodation and has sea views. Guests also have access to free wireless internet and on-site parking.

Annarthur Guest House
Annarthur Guest House
9.6 Excellent

1.2 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 134 reviews
9.6

AnnArthur Guest House is located in Nanaimo and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

Long Lake Waterfront Bed & Breakfast
Long Lake Waterfront Bed & Breakfast
9.2 Excellent

7.6 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 155 reviews
9.2

Located in Nanaimo, Long Lake Waterfront Bed and Breakfast is a short drive from Wellington Railway Station and Vancouver Island University Nanaimo Campus. It is a stone's throw from the beach and provides comfortable 4-star accommodation.

Beach Estates Inn Bed And Breakfast
Beach Estates Inn Bed And Breakfast
9.2 Excellent

3.2 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 33 reviews
9.2

Beach Estates Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in Nanaimo and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers laundry facilities, a terrace and a sun deck.

The Marinaside Resort
The Marinaside Resort
8.0 Excellent

1.9 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 70 reviews
8.0

The Marinaside Resort is set on Vancouver Island and offers 4-star accommodation in addition to free Wi-Fi. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a tour desk and laundry facilities.

Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo
Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo
7.6 Good

0.7 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

GoodBased on 769 reviews
7.6

Located in Nanaimo, the hotel is within a 20-minute drive of Nanaimo Airport and provides a sauna. It offers 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Inn on Long Lake
Inn on Long Lake
8.6 Excellent

8.1 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 491 reviews
8.6

Located in Nanaimo, Inn on Long Lake is within a 25-minute drive of Nanaimo Airport and provides a Jacuzzi, a sauna and a private beach. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet throughout the property.

A Boutique Artful Suite
A Boutique Artful Suite

6.3 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

A Boutique Artful Suite is set on Vancouver Island and offers 5-star accommodation in addition to free Wi-Fi. It also provides a terrace, luggage storage and a garden.

Bradbury House
Bradbury House

9.3 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

This comfortable bed & breakfast in Nanaimo provides free wireless internet, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and a dry cleaning service. It is also a short car trip from Wellington Railway Station and Woodgrove Centre.

Bethlehem Centre
Bethlehem Centre
9.1 Excellent

4.9 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 19 reviews
9.1

Bethlehem Centre is located in Nanaimo and features free Wi-Fi.

Tips for booking a Nanaimo hotel

Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Nanaimo:C$ 134/night
Absolute cheapest price found:C$ 27/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
C$ 73 - C$ 165
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
C$ 139 - C$ 179
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Nanaimo hotels

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Long Lake Waterfront Bed & Breakfast
Long Lake Waterfront Bed & Breakfast
9.2 Excellent

7.6 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

Located in Nanaimo, Long Lake Waterfront Bed and Breakfast is a short drive from Wellington Railway Station and Vancouver Island University Nanaimo Campus. It is a stone's throw from the beach and provides comfortable 4-star accommodation.

2
Waterfront Suites and Marina
Waterfront Suites and Marina
6.0 Good

1.6 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

This charming hotel in Nanaimo provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as meeting rooms and laundry facilities. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

3
Hawley Place Bed And Breakfast
Hawley Place Bed And Breakfast
9.7 Excellent

1.9 km from city centre, Ladysmith Show on map

Within a 85-minute car trip of Victoria International Airport, Hawley Place Bed and Breakfast offers a Jacuzzi and free wireless internet. It also features a library, a terrace and a BBQ/picnic area.

4
Best Western Northgate Inn
Best Western Northgate Inn
8.8 Excellent

10.5 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

Located in Nanaimo, Best Western Northgate is within a 25-minute drive of Nanaimo Airport and provides a Jacuzzi, a sauna and an indoor pool. It has a fitness centre, as well as a 24-hour business centre, meeting rooms and an express check-in and check-out feature.

5
Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo
Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo
7.6 Good

0.7 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

Located in Nanaimo, the hotel is within a 20-minute drive of Nanaimo Airport and provides a sauna. It offers 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

6
Departure Bay Motel
Departure Bay Motel
8.1 Excellent

3.1 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

Departure Bay Motel is located in Nanaimo and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

Cheapest hotels in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island

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Nanaimo Cambie Hostel
Nanaimo Cambie Hostel

0.5 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

Cambie Hostel Nanaimo is located in Nanaimo and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

C$ 30
Avg. per night
Vancouver Island University Residences
Vancouver Island University Residences

2.2 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

This comfortable hostel in Nanaimo offers free wireless internet, as well as meeting rooms and luggage storage. Only a short stroll from Vancouver Island University Nanaimo Campus, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a desk.

C$ 40
Avg. per night
Maple View Bed and Breakfast
Maple View Bed and Breakfast
9.2 Excellent

6.6 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

Maple View Bed and Breakfast is set on Vancouver Island and provides 4-star accommodation in addition to free Wi-Fi. It also offers luggage storage, a shuttle service and an express check-in and check-out feature.

C$ 46
Avg. per night
Bradbury House
Bradbury House

9.3 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

This comfortable bed & breakfast in Nanaimo provides free wireless internet, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and a dry cleaning service. It is also a short car trip from Wellington Railway Station and Woodgrove Centre.

C$ 57
Avg. per night
Bethlehem Centre
Bethlehem Centre
9.1 Excellent

4.9 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

Bethlehem Centre is located in Nanaimo and features free Wi-Fi.

C$ 64
Avg. per night
Diplomat Motel
Diplomat Motel
7.1 Good

1.2 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

Diplomat Motel Nanaimo is situated in Nanaimo and offers free wireless internet. It also provides a safe, luggage storage and laundry facilities.

C$ 79
Avg. per night
Castaway Motel
Castaway Motel
6.0 Good

1.0 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

Castaway Motel is located in Nanaimo and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to sightsee in the area.

C$ 87
Avg. per night
About The Sea B&B
About The Sea B&B

11.7 km from city centre, Nanaimo Show on map

About the Sea Guesthouse is located in Nanaimo and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers a terrace, laundry facilities and a sun deck.

C$ 90
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Nanaimo

2 stars or below

C$ 30 - C$ 166

Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo

#1 Most popular

C$ 92
Avg. per night
Departure Bay Motel

#2 Most popular

Departure Bay Motel
8.1 Excellent
C$ 92
Avg. per night
Diplomat Motel

Best value

C$ 79
Avg. per night
3 stars

C$ 46 - C$ 206

Best Western Northgate Inn

#1 Most popular

C$ 156
Avg. per night
Nanaimo Ocean View B&B

#2 Most popular

C$ 93
Avg. per night
Maple View Bed and Breakfast

Best value

C$ 46
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

C$ 117 - C$ 200

A Boutique Artful Suite
C$ 117
Avg. per night
Coastal Lavender Bnb

#2 Most popular

C$ 119
Avg. per night
Long Lake Waterfront Bed & Breakfast
C$ 200
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Where to stay in Nanaimo

About Nanaimo

Colloquially known as the Harbour City, Nanaimo is one of Vancouver Island’s biggest metropolitan hubs. Today, bustling Commercial Street offers visitors a suite of shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as a fantastic museum, unique art galleries and a charming harbourfront walkway.

There’s plenty to do in this small yet vibrant city, with outdoor activities like hiking, boating, kayaking, mountain biking and scuba diving stealing the spotlight. Nanaimo is also a great place to splurge on a seaplane flight and explore Vancouver Island and its beautiful coastline from above.

With dedicated ferry services operating from Nanaimo to the mainland, accessing the city is easy. Nanaimo is a great base for exploring wider Vancouver Island, from the historic British Columbian capital of Victoria to the wilderness of the west coast. Nanaimo Airport also offers services to Vancouver and Calgary.

Nanaimo’s unusual name is inspired by the native Indian word “Sne-ny-mo”, meaning “a big, strong tribe”. In 1853 Canada’s iconic Hudson's Bay Company honed in on the area as a rich source of coal and adopted the term as the settlement’s official name. For dessert lovers, sampling one of the city’s world famous Nanaimo bars, a no-bake chocolate cookie with a creamy custard filling, is a must.

Nanaimo travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Nanaimo?

    Travelodge by Wyndham Nanaimo is a very popular hotel in Nanaimo with a score of 7.6 from 756 reviews. Best Western Northgate Inn (8.8 from 238 reviews) and Departure Bay Motel (8.1 from 722 reviews) are also highly rated Nanaimo hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • How much do hotels in Nanaimo cost?

    C$ 138/night is the average price of a hotel in Nanaimo, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Nanaimo?

    Prices for Nanaimo hotels have been found for as low as C$ 44/night over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Nanaimo tonight?

    A hotel in Nanaimo tonight can start as low as C$ 72 for the night, with an average cost of C$ 119, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours.