I had a stay in the hotel and the service was awful! The staffs are not very helpful. The manager did not respond kindly with complaints. Hotel service defines how good the hotel is and Dorchester Hotel in Nanaimo failed to showcase what good hotel service suppose to be. Stay away from that hotel! There are plenty good hotels and motels nearby.
For the price, quality, and excellent downtown location, the Dorchester is hard to top. The hotel stands on the most venerable spot in Nanaimo: the site of the Hudson's Bay Company trading post in the 1850s, and then of the city's old opera house. Reminders of the opera-house days remain: The handsome chandeliers are all original, as are the ornate columns flanking the dining room. Guest rooms... more
Situated in the city center, this eco-friendly hotel is close to Bastion, Nanaimo Museum, and Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park. Also nearby are Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Vancouver Island University.
In addition to a restaurant, Best Western Dorchester Hotel features a fitness center. Other amenities include a bar/lounge and complimentary wireless Internet... more
With a stay at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Nanaimo, steps from
Bastion and minutes from Nanaimo Museum. This hotel is within close proximity of Newcastle Island
Marine Provincial Park and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre.
Make yourself at home in one of the air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions.
Complimentary wired and wireless... more
Downtown location and a friendly helpful staff. Situated along British Columbia's Nanaimo Harbourfront, Enjoy a wonderful meal at the hotel's restaurant, Deep Blue, offering beautiful views overlooking the harbour or sip a cocktail at the onsite cocktail lounge, Oasis Lounge. Other hotel amenities include ballroom, beauty shop, full business services and meeting/banquet facilities accommodating... more