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 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.

Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside

1 Terminal Ave N Nanaimo BC V9R5R4

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle. This eco-friendly hotel also offers ski storage, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

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

  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • 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 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • 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 

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

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

Room Amenities

  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Phone 
  • 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 

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

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Minimum check-in age is 19

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • 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 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

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 28.00 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: CAD 16.00 (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
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 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. 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 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.

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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