The BEST WESTERN Dorchester Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Nanaimo, overlooking picturesque Nanaimo Harbour. Our charming heritage boutique-style hotel is decorated in a style that blends old world class with modern conveniences to make your stay a comfortable and memorable one!
Offering spectacular views of Nanaimo, along with Nanaimo's inner harbour, the BEST WESTERN Dorchester Hotel features 70 non-smoking, spacious, and well-appointed guestrooms. Our hotel also features a popular onsite restaurant: Deep Blue, high-speed internet, meeting rooms, complimentary overnight parking, and more!
Centrally located in Nanaimo's downtown core, the hotel is minutes from the Departure Bay BC Ferry Terminal, and across the street from the Nanaimo downtown Seaplane Terminal. The Duke Point Ferry Terminal and Nanaimo Airport are also a short drive away from the hotel.
- Pets (a small or medium size dog), other than service dogs, are only allowed in our first floor guest rooms (only 8 pet friendly rooms).
- Pet fee: $25 per room, per night.
- Pets must be attended or kenneled.
- Guests must notify the hotel in advance that they are travelling with a pet and sign our pet policy on check-in.
- Pet friendly rooms are subject to availability.
Please mention your pet(s) when making an inquiry or reservation!
Contact us for current rates and availability.