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Best Western Dorchester Hotel places you next to Bastion and within a 5-minute walk of Nanaimo Museum. This 70-room hotel has conveniences like a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. In central Nanaimo, the hotel is also close to Old City Quarter and Petroglyph Park.

Dining

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.

Rooms

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 5 meeting rooms, conference space, and a business center.

Highlights

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

Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities consist of 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 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Free self parking 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

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 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • 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 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 19

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • 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

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: CAD 25 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).

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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