BEST WESTERN DORCHESTER HOTEL

70 Church St., Nanaimo, BC V9R5H4 Canada (CAN)
2.5 Star Downtown Hotel
49.16792 -123.93676
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3.5/5

Based on 548 guest reviews

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  • The Avg. Group Saves 7.8%!
  • 70 rooms in property
  • 4 floors in property
  • 9 suites in property
  • Check-in: 3:00 pm
  • Check-out: 11:00 am
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group score of 10.0/10
  • 3 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Nanaimo Harbour Seawall & Boutiques across from hotel. Diving, sailing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing nearby. Great Canadian Casino World class Golf courses 10-45 minutes drive from hotel. 1 block from the Port Theatre offering live Symphony &

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Customer Reviews of Best Western Dorchester Hotel

3.5 out of 5. Based on 548 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

The Best Western Dorchester Hotel is a 70 room Heritage Boutique Style hotel nestled on the Inner Harbour in the Nanaimo City Centre. We are 10 - 15 minutes from the B.C. Ferry terminals across the street from the Seaplanes and 20 minute drive to Nanaimo Airport.

Green Sustainability

Yes. Green Key

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Year of Last Renovation: 2007
Floors: 4
Rooms: 70
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 3
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 9
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 3 View Spaces
Meeting Space: sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 7-10am & 5-8pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hr.notice, for groups can be negotiated.
Nightly Parking: free
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 15.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 15.00%
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 17.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 21.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 17.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 30.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet friendly only on 1st floor. (8rooms)


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

nanaimo airport 20 minutes south of nanaimo, airport shuttle $10.00 per per. taxi one way $25.00

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Group Breakfast available at $12(Inclusive of 15% SVC plus 5% GST) Individual Breakfast available off the menu (Ranges from $5 to $15) Full service restaurant

About Best Western International

  • 4000+ independently owned hotels located in over 100 countries
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  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Best Western Dorchester

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Dorchester Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Dorchester Hotel.

Feel free to use the Best Western Dorchester Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Nanaimo event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Opera 64 x 40 x 12 2560 150/-- 149 80 61 73 -- 16/-- 200 220 256
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Opera

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2560 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
64 x 40 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
C$700.00 CAD
Full Day Rental:
C$1000.00 CAD
Evening Rental:
C$600.00 CAD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
C$1500.00 CAD
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Harbour 33 x 32 x 10 1056 --/-- 62 44 40 30 25 7/-- 80 106 106
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Harbour

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1056 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
33 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
2
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
C$400.00 CAD
Full Day Rental:
C$700.00 CAD
Evening Rental:
C$300.00 CAD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
C$1000.00 CAD
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Cambridge 34 x 20 x 8 710 --/-- 41 30 17 20 -- --/-- 79 71 71
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Cambridge

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
710 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
34 x 20 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
3 Below Ground
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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