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Get an overview of this hotelEco-friendly hotel with restaurant and fitness center


Located in the heart of Nanaimo, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Bastion and Nanaimo Museum. Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness center and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, a business center, and conference rooms.

Room Amenities

Rooms feature free WiFi, coffee makers, and flat-screen TVs. Free local calls, hair dryers, and safes are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms.

High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This eco-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, a rooftop terrace, and laundry facilities. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Best Western Dorchester Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair salon 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Best Western Dorchester Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 

Hotel Policies


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: CAD 25 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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