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Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Jul 27 — Jul 282
Nanaimo, BC, Canada
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Nanaimo hotels

Good to know

Low season

MarchCheapest month to stay with an average 36% drop in price.

High season

JuneMost expensive month to stay with an average 5% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$123Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$126Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Nanaimo hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

2 stars and below

3 stars

When to book a hotel in Nanaimo

Price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding perfect Nanaimo hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Nanaimo, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Nanaimo in March and April.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Nanaimo if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 77 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Nanaimo accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Nanaimo found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $101, while the most expensive was $258.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Nanaimo for 2 days.
  • Hoping to spend your vacation relaxing by the ocean? Select a hotel next to Neck Point Park, a beachfront park known for scenic views and scuba diving. The Gulfview Drive Ocean View B&B is an affordable choice that is only a three-minute walk to the park and a five-minute walk to Linley Valley Cottle Lake Park.
  • If you’re interested in learning about the city’s history, choose a hotel near the Nanaimo Museum, such as the Coast Bastion Hotel, just a three-minute walk from the museum. The Nanaimo Museum contains a variety of interactive exhibits exploring the local culture and art.
  • For travelers who enjoy hiking, think about staying at a hotel near Pipers Lagoon Park, such as the Stephenson Point Seaside B&B that is less than a 10-minute walk away. Pipers Lagoon Park is located right on the waterfront and has a large variety of hiking trails and excellent bird watching opportunities.
  • To be in a vibrant area with a high concentration of restaurants and boutiques, choose a hotel in the Old City Quarter, such as the Best Western Dorchester Hotel. This hotel will put you within walking distance of many popular establishments, including Bistro Taiyo and Charlie’s Closet.
  • If you would like to gamble during your trip, book a hotel near the Casino Nanaimo, a casino that has slot machines, card games, live entertainment, and an on-site restaurant. The Cambie Hostel is a budget accommodation in Nanaimo that is only a five-minute walk to the casino and is located inside a historic building.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Nanaimo

  • Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Nanaimo. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • The average price of a double room in Nanaimo is $177, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $40.

  • The Hammond Bay Oceanside Bed & Breakfast is located on the Pacific Ocean and has rooms with views of the water; plus, it has its own private beach. The Marinaside Resort is a straightforward choice that overlooks a marina and offers suites with views of the ocean.

  • The Value Lodge Motel is an affordable option that is only an eight-minute walk to Petroglyph Provincial Park, a historic green space that contains indigenous rock carvings, and is adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway. The Days Inn by Wyndham is also located along the Trans-Canada Highway and is only a seven-minute walk to the park.

  • WildPlay Element Parks is a massive obstacle course that has swings, bungee jumping, and zip lining. Kiwi Cove Lodge is a short drive from WildPlay Element Parks and offers guests free parking, a business center and an airport shuttle.

  • The Grand Hotel is only a four-minute walk to Long Lake and has an indoor pool, a whisky bar, and a restaurant with views of the hotel’s gardens. The Inn on Long Lake is a budget choice located directly on the shores of Long Lake and features both an indoor hot tub and a sauna.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Nanaimo districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Nanaimo city center.

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Nanaimo?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Nanaimo by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best Nanaimo hotels

Most recommended Nanaimo hotels

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Coast Bastion Hotel - Nanaimo - Bedroom
Coast Bastion Hotel - Nanaimo - Bedroom
Coast Bastion Hotel
8.5 Excellent
$167+
$167+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo - Nanaimo - Building
Days Inn by Wyndham Nanaimo - Nanaimo - Building
$139+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Harbour Light Motel - Nanaimo
Harbour Light Motel - Nanaimo
$98+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Best Western Northgate Inn - Nanaimo - Building
Best Western Northgate Inn - Nanaimo - Building
Best Western Northgate Inn
8.8 Excellent
$163+
$163+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Departure Bay Motel - Nanaimo
Departure Bay Motel - Nanaimo
Departure Bay Motel
8.1 Excellent
$78+
$78+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Diplomat Motel - Nanaimo
Diplomat Motel - Nanaimo
Diplomat Motel
7.1 Good
$94+
$94+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
The Bluebird Motel - Nanaimo - Living room
The Bluebird Motel - Nanaimo - Living room
The Bluebird Motel
6.8 Good
$106+
$106+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Inn on Long Lake - Nanaimo - Outdoors view
Inn on Long Lake - Nanaimo - Outdoors view
Inn on Long Lake
8.5 Excellent
$170+
$170+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Value Lodge Motel - Nanaimo - Bedroom
Value Lodge Motel - Nanaimo - Bedroom
Value Lodge Motel
7.6 Good
$100+
$100+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Buccaneer Inn - Nanaimo
Buccaneer Inn - Nanaimo
Buccaneer Inn
9 Excellent
$156+
$156+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Island View B&B - Nanaimo
Island View B&B - Nanaimo
Island View B&B
9.2 Excellent
$90+
$90+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi