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Bluebird Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

I would never stay at this place ever again. Upon checking in we had comments made to us about whether or not we smoked. I had mentioned that I did not smoke. The check in lady insisted that someone in our vehicle smoked, and that she could smell cigarettes on us. None of us smoked. And as if that comment...

4Thank Standaniels
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I guess this motel is a stop off for people using the ferry to the mainland. The staff are gruff at best. The rooms are as they were some 40 years plus. The shower can run scaldingly hot or feeling cold - depending on how many people are calling on the water at one time. The direct locality is not...

2Thank floatingjimi
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Room was tired and we had a noisy night (people smoking and talking outside) but it was cheap, clean and close to the ferry terminal. Impossible to find the wifi code (not sure if there is a wifi for customers). No breakfast. TV and cable were fine.

Thank Frederic A
tzliu406, Owner at Bluebird Motel, responded to this review

All of our rooms are non-smoking and some of our guest have smoked in the parking lot. There is WIFI throughout, the manager gives the password at the lobby upon check-in or dail 0 from your room phone for the office.

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 25 May 2016

the first impression was ok, because it was near the ferry, it seemed clean...but I realised that the toilet had not been cleaned, ( although it has the paper "sanitation". It was full of urine stains, moreover the sheets of one bed had not been changed...full of dusty and hair...Horrible

Thank TeresaBCN29
Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 20 May 2016

2nd night of staying here, I had huge bites on my neck and ear. I actually saw a bed bug and took a picture of it. Tried to report it to management and they were not open in the morning so I went after work to tell them. They said that If I had reported it in the morning, they...

4Thank Bhukhar
tzliu406, Owner at Bluebird Motel, responded to this review

My manager notified me regarding your complaint the day after you checked out. She said you showed her a picture of a sheet on your phone, but no bites on body or face. She moved you to another room immediately and offered a discount. She called the exterminator the following day. Please be assured that our property is serviced monthly...

Okanagan Falls, Canada
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Very tired room, too much furniture crammed in, stains on sheets and thread bare towels. Extremely low water pressure with fluctuating temperatures. Bed was OK. Strong WiFi signal. Lots of people hanging around outside. Will not stay here again.

1Thank C P
Duncan, Canada
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Reasonably priced motel. Older room, definitely needs renovation. Surfaces wiped clean, floors swept, but no deep clean here in some time. Water very hot, bed was comfortable, was quiet in the evening. Fair number of people hanging about outside. Smoking and beer cans. No restaurant or continental breakfast. Just a night's stay. Close to downtown area. I think okay for...

Thank FunSeeker75
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I have recently moved to Naniamo and needed a place to stay for a month. This place fit the bill. It's reasonable priced, I have a kitchenette a bedroom and a full bathroom, I also have a small sitting area. It's like a small apartment, great deal for shiot term. The place is clean and it's rather quite considering it's...

2Thank Patricia T
North America
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Our third budget hotel in three days. Pros: clean, big tv, fridge, microwave, real coffee, near the ferry terminal and waterfront. Cons: the usual too cold or too hot room, low water pressure, and widely varying shower temperature. Not many food choices within walking distance. Better than last nights anyway for only a few dollars more.

Thank riverdaleschool1903
Parksville, Canada
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Needs an upgrade. Our room layout was really good with a separate bedroom and a sink outside of the bathroom. The kitchenette was functional yet needed more implements. The staff was friendly but our floor was dirty - don't go barefoot. Lots of people hanging around all day outside. Smoking seats in front of our room used by others. Good...

Thank Gord B

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated with new beds, flat-screen TVs, FREE WIFI, and updated bathrooms in large spacious rooms and suites. Located just 5 minutes from the ferry terminal and centrally located in Nanaimo, walk to Starbucks, McDonald and shopping mall. Pet friendly and affordable daily or weekly rates available. We have Kitchenettes and Family Suites available to accommodate families, teams, or large groups. Ample FREE parking and friendly staff, book with us directly to receive a Manager's discount! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluebird Motel

Address: 995 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4K3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: $82 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bluebird Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Bluebird Hotel Nanaimo
Bluebird Motel Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
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