Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Best Western Dorchester Hotel


70 Church Street, Nanaimo, BC, Canada

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Reviews for Best Western Dorchester Hotel

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Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness8.2
  • Comfort8.1
  • Location9.0
  • Services7.7
  • Staff8.8
  • Value for money7.5
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travelers 
Top comments

Pleasant getaway


Aug 2019

Pleasant getaway
Very nice rooms and pleasant staff. Great location.

About Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Best Western Dorchester Hotel is located in Nanaimo and features free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace. It is also a short walk from Christian Science Society and Bastion, and is close to many of the area'...

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

0.2 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

Nanaimo Arpt

Distance to airport

8.5 mi



3:00 PM


11:00 AM


Wi-Fi available in all areas


Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+1 250 754 6835

Amenities at Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shops (on site)
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Coffee shop
  • Private bathroom
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available
  • Quiet street view
  • Radio
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Shampoo
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible by elevator
  • First-aid kit
  • Additional toilet
  • Sofa
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Bathtub
  • Body soap
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Telephone
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Safe
  • City view
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Desk
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Bicycle rental
  • Casino
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fitness center


  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Beauty salon
  • Conference rooms
  • Airport shuttle

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Where is Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Getting Around

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FAQs when booking at Best Western Dorchester Hotel

  • Does Best Western Dorchester Hotel have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    New cleaning policies and social distancing guidelines have been implemented by Best Western Dorchester Hotel in response to COVID-19. You can check directly with our partner We Care Clean for more information in regards to COVID-19 safety.

  • How close is Best Western Dorchester Hotel to the nearest airport, Nanaimo Arpt?

    With no traffic, the 8.5 mi drive between Best Western Dorchester Hotel and Nanaimo Arpt (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 16min. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Nanaimo Arpt to Best Western Dorchester Hotel?

    Best Western Dorchester Hotel has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Nanaimo, renting a car for around $135/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Nanaimo Arpt, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Nanaimo Arpt, to your hotel is often the most cost effective transportation solution.

  • Is Best Western Dorchester Hotel considered pet-friendly?

    Yes, dogs and most pets in general are allowed at Best Western Dorchester Hotel.

  • What is the Best Western Dorchester Hotel phone number?

    For questions about Best Western Dorchester Hotel and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +1 250 754 6835.

  • Does Best Western Dorchester Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Best Western Dorchester Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center at Best Western Dorchester Hotel?

    Yes, Best Western Dorchester Hotel has a fitness center available to guests throughout their stay.

  • What is the check-out time at Best Western Dorchester Hotel?

    Best Western Dorchester Hotel check-out time is 11:00 AM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

  • Is there a restaurant at Best Western Dorchester Hotel?

    Yes, food can be ordered from the Best Western Dorchester Hotel restaurant. Opening times may vary. There is also a bar and lounge area in the hotel.

  • Does Best Western Dorchester Hotel have a laundry service?

    Yes, there are laundry services usually available at Best Western Dorchester Hotel, Nanaimo, BC, Canada. Guests can also use ironing facilities.

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