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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 31 July 2012

Young but quiet couple looking for a simple and reasonably priced place to stay as a launch pad for our visit to Vancouver Island. Great decision! The owners are very sincere and full of great information. The room we chose (Cozy Studio) had everything we needed and then some - much better than the description led on! Very practically laid...

1Thank s t
Qualicum Beach, Canada
Reviewed 30 July 2012

I found this hotel a few years ago. It is a great location to the ferry system as well as the Sea wall walk to downtown Nanaimo. The owners have always been great to me when ever I have stayed there and Its always clean and quiet as well as highly maintained. Its not a huge property which I like...

1Thank Tiberious555
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Could not sleep in owner was cleaning his decks and lot off with gas leaf blower ,I would rather stay somewhere that is quieter

Thank D B
BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer Inn, responded to this review

Dear DB, Thank you very much for having taken the time to review your experience at The Buccaneer Inn. Our most sincere apologies for having disturbed your sleep. We usually only use our leaf blower after having cut our lawns. We always try to wait to cut the lawns until after all our guests have departed for the day. In...

Kelowna, B.C. Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Great little inn. Stayed for 2 nights on business. The rooms are a little small, but the bed is compfy, and the room was very clean. Real nice owners/operators. About a 30 minute walk from downtown to the old city. Quite inexpensive.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2012

The Inn is an older building which appears well cared for. Our suite was clean & tidy, more functional than fancy, with a simple living/kitchen area, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and coffee maker stocked with the basic plates, cups & cutlery, etc. The only comment I have is something in the fridge smelled very (very) bad. We left before 9AM and...

2Thank Nancy_Ottawa
Reviewed 10 July 2012

I will definitely stay here again. I am a bit of a clean freak and my room was up to my comfort level. Nicely decorated, warm and inviting. I would recommend to everyone!

3Thank Nighthawk145
Reviewed 20 June 2012 via mobile

The owners took a vintage 50s flat roof two story walk up (the type that is usually a dive) and brought it up to modern standards.The result is a pleasantly surprising retro experience that actually works. Everything is spotles with thick towels, comfortal beds, and good coffee.

4Thank sburton
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Dear sburton, Thank you very much for having stayed with us and your kind words. We think your review perfectly encapsulates what we have done and offer at The Buccaneer Inn. We and our team take great pride in providing well maintained, spotlessly clean, comfortable accommodation with modern amenities ensuring a restful sleep. It is very satisfying for all us...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 June 2012

amazing stay! we got the smallest room fir very affordable price, the room was small but had enough space and had everything in it - very clean bathrooms, very very comfortable queen bed, and even a little kitchenette! with toaster and all the utensils, it was simply amazing. staff at check-in was great too, and the place has amazing views!...

3Thank vegtravelling
Gresham, Oregon
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Dave and Marlene are wonderful, attentive hosts who's only desire is to make you feel at home on the road. Did they ever! When we get back to Nanaimo, we will be staying here again. We had the room right above the office with a view of the waterfront. This room, and I am sure all of the other rooms,...

3Thank John M
Reviewed 29 May 2012 via mobile

Vey good location short walk from ferry port and the seair seaplane terminal lovely views over Newcastle island a short walk up to some shops and just a bit longer to the main town. We very much enjoyed our stay in Nanaimo and at the Buccaneer inn

3Thank Ta60

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
CLOSEST TO DEPARTURE BAY FERRY! BOOK DIRECT WITH US FOR BETTER RATES THAN ONLINE BOOKING SITES! Dave, Marlene and Christopher welcome you to your home away from home in Nanaimo! We're the closest hotel or motel to BC Ferries Departure Bay and a scenic oceanside stroll on the Harbourside Walkway to our Historic Downtown and Old City Quarter. We feature ocean view, nautically themed, spotlessly clean, comfortable, quiet, one bedroom suites with separate bedrooms and full kitchens, economical cozy studios and a separate and a newly renovated, seperate, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage with gas fireplace, lovely kitchen, private yard with BBQ and ensuite laundry. We're centrally located in Nanaimo across from Newcastle Channel and several waterfront restaurants and pubs. Free WIFI, parking, in-room coffee, full kitchens (in suites only), fridges, microwaves, HDTV, games baskets and guest laundry are provided. We offer a large, private, seasonal BBQ area with picnic tables and games. The Buccaneer Inn makes a great base for business trips, visiting friends and family and your kids at Vancouver Island University, medical visits to Nanaimo Hospital, home insurance claims or shopping! Nanaimo's central location on Vancouver Island makes us a great base for exploring Victoria, Tofino, Long Beach, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Duncan and Chemainus. We look forward to welcoming you to Nanaimo, The Buccaneer Inn and our new Chart House! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buccaneer Inn

Address: 1577 Stewart Ave, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4E3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: $120 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Buccaneer Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Buccaneer Hotel Nanaimo
Buccaneer Motel Nanaimo
Buccaneer Inn Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
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#2 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
#2 Family Hotel in Nanaimo
#2 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
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“Ground floor rooms have easy access.”
  • Looking out the large living room window to the water and Protection Island
 of 5 bubbles LoreliJean, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a first floor room if you have difficulty carrying luggage up a few stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Michelle56_13, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Second floor, room 202, king bed, view of marina, ocean & island”
 of 5 bubbles CTarTrip, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room which may have to be on an upper floor, if you can manage lots of outdoor metal steps.”
 of 5 bubbles SallyH809, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“201 worked for us as a family”
 of 5 bubbles JohnW675, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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