Get an overview of this hotelEco-friendly hotel with outdoor pool and fitness center
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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).
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.
All 100 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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside
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- Swimming pool
Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. For a surcharge, the property provides a shuttle from the hotel to the airport during limited hours and a ferry terminal shuttle. This eco-friendly hotel also offers ski storage, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Complimentary self parking is available on site.
Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside is a smoke-free property.
- Total number of rooms - 100
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge)
- Number of floors - 3
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
- One meeting room
- RV, bus, truck parking
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Year Built 1960
- Free self parking
- Free long-term parking
- Free RV, bus, truck parking
- Ski storage
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Outdoor pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Television in common areas
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free long-term parking, Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Free local calls
- Free WiFi
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Hair dryer
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board
Nearby Things to Do
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.
Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision. 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
- Water skiing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Boat tours nearby
- Rock climbing nearby
- Ziplining nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
Minimum check-in age is 19
Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 10.00 per day.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 10.00 per pet, per night
- Dogs and cats only
- Up to 35 lb
- Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
- Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
- Airport shuttle fee: CAD 28.00 per person
- Airport shuttle fee per child: CAD 28.00 (from 0 to 17 years old)
- Pet fee: CAD 10.00 per pet, per night
- Late check-out fee: CAD 45.00
- Rollaway bed fee: CAD 10.00 per day
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We should mention
This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The seasonal pool will be open from June to September. Up to 3 children 18 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 has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. 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.