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Best Western Dorchester Hotel places you next to Bastion and within a 5-minute walk of Nanaimo Museum. This 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 70 rooms and conveniences like free in-room WiFi, free self parking, and a fitness center. In central Nanaimo, the hotel is also close to Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park.


In addition to a meal at the onsite restaurant, you can also enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


All 70 air-conditioned rooms feature coffee makers, free local calls, and safes. Guests can enjoy flat-screen TVs and stay connected with free WiFi. Other amenities include hair dryers, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

Best Western Dorchester Hotel offers a fitness center, a rooftop terrace, and free WiFi in public areas. Free parking is available if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 6 meeting rooms, conference space, and a business center.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Best Western Dorchester Hotel

70 Church St Nanaimo BC V9R5H4

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 3-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms.

Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This eco-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, a rooftop terrace, and coffee/tea in a common area. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Best Western Dorchester Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 70 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Free self parking 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Dorchester Hotel offers 70 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 

Where to Eat

Best Western Dorchester Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 19


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Dorchester
  • Best Western Dorchester Hotel
  • Best Western Hotel Dorchester
  • Best Western Plus Dorchester
  • Best Western Plus Dorchester Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Dorchester Hotel Nanaimo
  • Best Western Plus Dorchester Nanaimo
  • Dorchester Best Western
  • Best Western Dorchester Hotel Nanaimo
  • Best Western Dorchester Nanaimo
  • Best Western Nanaimo
  • Nanaimo Best Western

We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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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