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Best Western Dorchester Hotel  

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The Best Western Dorchester Hotel is set in the heart of Nanaimo, near to the beautiful harbour. The views from this hotel are breath-taking, and the beautifully-appointed rooms certainly appreciate this, offering blissful vistas of both the city and harbour. Each of the 70 rooms and suites are carefully designed for both business and leisure travellers, decorated with plush, modern furnishings and a full range of thoughtful in-room amenities, including designer coffee makers, large flat-screen TVs and a plentiful amount of living space.

The hotels popular Deep Blue Restaurant serves delicious meals for breakfast and dinner in a warm, contemporary atmosphere, whilst the Oasis Lounge & Bar is a fantastic spot to enjoy a more casual evening meal with a refreshing cocktail. There is a fantastic variety of amenities to enjoy, including complimentary Wi-Fi, a fully-equipped fitness centre, free laundry services and an airy rooftop patio with several shops and boutiques.


The hotel is set in the charming city of Nanaimo, located on the east coast of Vancouver Island. Well-known for its abundant natural beauty, the city has one of the longest shorelines in Canada, and a stunning forested mountain backdrop just outside the downtown area. Here, you will be able to travel from the vibrant city centre to the secluded wilderness in just minutes.

Nanaimo is home to incredible landscapes, bustling festivals, fantastic shopping, immersive recreation and more, whilst it is easy to travel to other popular areas on the island with regular ferry services to locations such as Tofino, Comox Valley, Parksville, Campbell River, and Port Alberni, as well as many of the Gulf Islands dotting the Strait of Georgia.

  • The hotel is just under 15 minutes away from Nanaimo Airport.

Standard Room

These rooms feature tasteful décor and modern furnishings, and are great for single travellers, couples or families with the choice of one queen bed or two double beds. Accommodates up to four guests.

  • Choice of queen-sized bed or two double beds
  • 32-inch flat-screen LCD TV
  • Complimentary high speed Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Work/writing desk

Family Hotel Suite

These stylish suites offer a plentiful amount of living space for families, as well as lots of convenient in-suite amenities. Accommodates up to four guests.

  • Bedroom with two comfortable double beds
  • Separate, spacious living room
  • Two flat-screen LCD TVs

Deluxe Junior Suite

Designed for business or leisure travellers looking for more room to breathe, these beautifully-appointed, airy suites feature plush furnishings and fantastic amenities.

  • Bedroom with one queen-size bed
  • Modern living area with sofa, desk, and 32-inch TV

King Suite

This comfortable, charming suite offers wonderful views over the city or harbour, and a fantastic variety of amenities; Ideal for single travellers and couples.

  • Plush king-size bed
  • City or harbour vistas
  • 32-inch flat-screen LCD TV
  • Activity table

Premium View Suite

Overlooking stunning panoramic views of Nanaimo Harbour, these attractive, spacious suites feature cosy, inviting décor and luxury amenities.

  • Well-appointed bedroom with queen-size bed and TV
  • Spacious living room with panoramic harbour views, sofa bed and TV
  • Activity table

Executive Suite

The perfect place to relax and work, these expansive, lavish suites are decorated with gorgeous, modern décor, plush furnishings and pampering amenities.

  • Luxurious bedroom with king-size bed
  • Large, separate living room with ample lounge space
  • Two LCD TVs
  • Data ports, in-suite meeting space and work desk

Deep Blue Onsite Restaurant

Offering spectacular panoramas of Nanaimo’s Inner Harbour, this lovely eatery serves an appetizing breakfast menu every morning, as well as a delicious dinner menu inspired by each of the year’s seasons. Decorated with modern, tasteful décor, Deep Blue Restaurant has an airy, welcoming ambience.

Opening Times

Breakfast served 7am to 10am on weekdays and 8am to 11am on weekends

Dinner served from 5pm to 8pm daily

Oasis Lounge & Bar

This atmospheric lounge and bar serves delicious pub-style food and a wonderful selection of cocktails, wines and other beverages. A great spot to relax over a leisurely breakfast or enjoy a few drinks at the end of the day.

Opening Times

Open 7am to 10am for breakfast and 5pm to 8pm daily

Other Facilities

  • Fully-equipped fitness centre
  • Business centre
  • Rooftop patio with onsite shops, boutiques and services including a hair salon
  • Pet-friendly accommodation available
  • Free parking for overnight guests
  • Complimentary laundry services
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Elevators throughout hotel

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Tralee 066 7164420

Dublin 01 6649910

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