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Room type

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Poolside

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Business Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofabed

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Business Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

 
 


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

Location

Situated by the ocean, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Bastion and Nanaimo Museum. Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a meeting room, dry cleaning, and a 24-hour front desk.

Room Amenities

All 101 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include free newspapers, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside provides a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 15. km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours). This eco-friendly hotel also offers complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and shopping on site. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 101 
  • Year Built 1960 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor pool  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Television 

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 19

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 10.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 35

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

No elevators

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Cleaning deposit: CAD 250.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: CAD 22.00 per person (one-way)
  • Pet fee: CAD 10.00 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 45.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 10.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Howard Johnson Harbourside
  • Howard Johnson Hotel Harbourside
  • Howard Johnson Hotel Nanaimo
  • Howard Johnson Hotel Nanaimo Harbourside
  • Howard Johnson Nanaimo Harbourside
  • Howard Johnson Nanaimo
  • Nanaimo Howard Johnson

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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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