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What's Nanaimo like?

Nanaimo is a walkable location known for its restaurants. Why not go on a fun excursion to Departure Bay Ferry Terminal? While you're here, stop by Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Duke Point Ferry Terminal.

Where are the best places to stay in Nanaimo?

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in Nanaimo:

Gibralter Rock Ocean View Lodge

2.5-star B&B
  • • Free WiFi • Terrace • Spacious rooms

Coast Bastion Hotel

3.5-star hotel with bar, near Vancouver Island University
  • • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Spa • Fitness center • Central location

Buccaneer Inn

City-center motel within easy reach of Departure Bay Ferry Terminal
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Terrace • Garden • Walkable location

Maple View Bed and Breakfast

City-center B&B within easy reach of Frank Crane Arena
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Garden • Central location

Inn On Long Lake

Nanaimo beachfront guestrooms with comfy beds
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Spa tub • Walkable location

What types of hotels are available in Nanaimo?

We have 76 Nanaimo accommodations with prices starting at USD 15. Choose one of our 92 deals and get discounts of up to 35%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Nanaimo and the surrounding area:

  • • 24 4-star accommodations from USD 65 per night
  • • 52 3-star accommodations from USD 59 per night
  • • 34 2-star accommodations from USD 23 per night

How to Get to Nanaimo

What are the closest airports to Nanaimo?

  • • Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from central Nanaimo
  • • Nanaimo, BC (YCD), 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from central Nanaimo

Things to See and Do in Nanaimo

What is there to see in Nanaimo?

  • • Vancouver Island University
  • • Departure Bay Ferry Terminal
  • • Duke Point Ferry Terminal
  • • Frank Crane Arena
  • • Bastion

What is there to do in Nanaimo?

  • • Nanaimo Aquatic Centre
  • • Woodgrove Shopping Centre
  • • Nanaimo Museum
  • • Brechin Lanes

Other Popular Nanaimo Attractions

  • • Departure Bay Beach
  • • Pipers Lagoon Park
  • • Protection Island
  • • Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park
  • • Beach Estates Park

When is the best time to visit Nanaimo?

  • • Hottest months: August, July, June, September (average 70°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, December, February, November (average 33°F)
  • • Rainiest months: November, December, January, and February (average 5.69 inches of rainfall)