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The Grand Hotel Nanaimo

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly, the people at check in are marvellous and the food at the restaurant was very good. The hotel is in dire need of updating. My room was exhausted. The mattress was so bad I could not sleep and my back was so sore the next day. Unfortunately this hotel was not what I expected. Time for a complete refresh.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a grand hotel. I was disappointed in the deluxe room overlooking the recycling and garbage bins, the matress was poor, the ice machine non existent, the dining room service abysmal and the whiskey bar closed at 9:30.

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Thank Barb D
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We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay here at The Grand Hotel. Yes, the garbage bin is in the back in the distance and closed off, however, we hope you enjoyed the scenery in front of the bin. Our lovely garden and beautiful rock wall holds many weddings and afternoon teas looking out from that same window and...

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Have used this hotel numerous time when we have functions in Nanaimo and have people from out of town coming in. The staff always go out of the way to make our stay there enjoyable. If you get rooms in the front there are great mountain views. It is a bit out of the way but if you are looking...

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Thank Kurt S
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Thank you so much for your response, we try to make sure all of our guests leave with the same experience you have. Next time you join us you should try our lovely garden view rooms , with summer approaching it really is beautiful to sit on your balcony and maybe enjoy a glass of wine. We look forward to...

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the Grand for 7 days. Great service from a very friendly and welcoming staff. Good food at the hotel restaurant and amazing whiskey bar. The Grand will be my go-to place in Nanaimo for the future.

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Thank Gabriel F
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Thank you so much for your feedback! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Since you liked the whiskey bar did you know we are having a wee tipple party with lots of whiskeys to taste and food to try. We hope to see you soon.

Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I had my retirement party at the Grand Hotel and had a great experience. I met with Susie to plan the evening. She suggested I have the roast beef dinner, vegetarian lasagna, and numerous salads. I'm so glad I took her advice as my guests totally enjoyed the food. She recommended a DJ for me and he was excellent. The...

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Thank sheryl1961
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Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy that you, friends and family had such a wonderful experience as it is our goal to make sure every guest feels important and leaves with a smile! Management and staff :)

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I stayed for a night for a work trip recently. Very nice lobby, cool whisky bar, the room was pretty good too. No included breakfast was a bummer, but I had a good quiet sleep. All in all it is better than the other North Nanaimo hotel I have been using so will try here again soon.

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

It is gorgeous hotel, spacious and neat room, attractive lobby with lot of decorations, teas... and a lovely quiet-sleeping dog. Nice breakfast start @6:30am.It is very close to Mall centre with Sears, Montana's and Cineplex.

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Vancouver Island
Reviewed 6 January 2017

As a family we decieded to go out for Christmas dinner, when we heard the Grand did a Turkey buffet $55pp, we booked. We arrived at 3.30pm and wanted to meet up with our family and have a drink in the bar,we were told we could not, we had to line u p by the front door.at 4pm we were...

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We have gone the the Grand Hotel xmas dinner for the last 6 years.The buffet has always been great , this year there was a sharp departure from from all the qualities that made dinner at the Grand enjoyable.There were 7 the in our party . We stood at the buffet table waiting for the Salmon it came out from...

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Sicamous, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice, old but clean. One bed was wrinkled like someone sat on it, pillowcases and bed not tucked in, would look neater, no hotel binder or restaurant menu, or pad & paper , need them. Lobby was amazing for Christmas, Barkley the hotel dog greeted you , so cute . Definitely recommend. Close to lots of amenities.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Grand Cru Restaurant
Grand Cru Restaurant
Cuisines: Canadian
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about The Grand Hotel Nanaimo

Address: 4898 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 4Z4, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: $141 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Grand Hotel Nanaimo 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Nanaimo
Nanaimo Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel Nanaimo Vancouver Island
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
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“Would never stay here”
546barbd, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get an upgrade with the jet tub in the room.....”
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“Front rooms (uneven numbers) are best”
complus, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“more scenery the higher you go”
bschlegel2016, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with big windows if given a room with a small window. Definitely eat or order room service at least once. The food is great.”
AlisaRae, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
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