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North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Coast Bastion is an excellent place to stay in Nanaimo. Located close to the Sea Planes, Casino and other amenities in downtown Nanaimo. Staff are extremely friendly and more than accommodating, they truly want to make your stay memorable.

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Powell River, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This will be the second time I have stayed at the Bastion. The first time was under unfortunate circumstances, the second time was fun. A few years back I was scheduled for a day surgery in Nanaimo. We were going to spend the night after at the hotel and drive home in the morning. In the middle of the night...

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Nanaimo, British Columbia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dec 7, 2016 I planned a retirement Christmas Lunch at the Coast Bastion, Nanaimo. This was the second year we have held our party at this location. The 123 people attending totally enjoyed themselves and said lets do it hear again in 2017. So we are all booked for next year. Everyone from the catering manager, through to the chef,...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is very close to the water front, beautiful clean, with the best restaurant/ lounge. Food was delicious and the drinks were done right. All the staff were courteous and attentive to their guests. Loved my stay, will return.

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

The great news is you want to return, our Ambassadors will appreciate your comments. Have a great Christmas and thank you for writing a great review. Look forward to your next stay.

LITHONIA
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked hotel for colleagues. They had all wonderful things to say about hotel. Considered it clean and comfortable with delicious food choices and accommodations. Will certainly consider for future meetings, again.

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for booking your colleagues with us at the Coast Bastion Hotel, we are very happy to read that they enjoyed their stay! We appreciate you taking time to rate us on TripAdvisor!

Port Hardy
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

looking for a great place to have a company dinner or banquet the Coast Bastion will look after all your needs, the staff are friendly the rooms are spacious and the dinner buffet was one of their best. keep up the great work folks

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Campbell River
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room was clean and quiet, restaurant food was good service sucked. Beds were terrible, cheap or very old mattresses. Was not aware of additional parking fee.the views from the room were awesome and the location is great.

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate us on TripAdvisor, please send me an email to h.traa@coasthotels.com so I can follow up on what happened in the restaurant.

Port Alberni, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is conveniently located overlooking Nanaimo harbour, on the edge of historic downtown Nanaimo and walking distance to numerous boutiques, giftshops retstaurants, Port Theatre, Vancouver Island Convention Centre, and the local casino. The room I had overlooked the harbour, which was a lovely view. The king sized bed, pillows and linens were extremely comfortable and I had an excellent...

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear islandgurl2; Thank you for taking time to write a detail summary on the Coast Bastion Hotel. Our rooms are very comfortable and the views are great, it was nice to see that you visited other restaurants in the area, I know they will appreciate your business as these restaurants adds nice alternatives in the downtown area! We hope to...

Vancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dead centre downtown. Nice restaurants nearby. Ferry to other gulf islands is a 2 minute drive or 10 minute walk. Competitive hotel price. Go for a higher floor facing the harbour. Like how they enforce no smoking on the balconies. Parking is across the street or underground and is 10 bucks a day.

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Henry T, General Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

You hit all the right points, the higher the floor the nicest the view! Thank you for taking time to write on TripAdvisor! Please come stay with us again in the future.

Victoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I value the Coast Bastion''s location and amenities when I am working away from home. The staff is friendly and always ready to help me with any problem I may have, from adjusting a thermostat to replacing a wonky hairdryer. Their restaurant is excellent and good value.

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Henry T, Guest Relations Manager at Coast Bastion Hotel, responded to this review

Our Ambassadors will be very happy to read your comments. I know many of them do a great job in making everyone's stay a memorable one and it looks like they did that with you. We appreciate you taking the time to rate us on TripAdvisor! Look forward in having you stay with us again in the future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Minnoz Steak & Seafood
Minnoz Steak & Seafood
Cuisines: Seafood, Canadian, Steakhouse
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the convenience of location and beautiful ocean views from one of the best downtown Nanaimo hotels. Located near the BC Ferries Terminal on Nanaimo's inner harbour, the Coast Bastion Hotel is steps away from the seawall walk-way, Swy-a-lana Lagoon park, specialty shops, superior dining and quaint cafes. Take in a contemporary west coast designed dining experience at Minnoz Restaurant & Lounge. Featuring the freshest local seafood and meats, pasta dishes, gourmet breakfast and tapas. For those in need of relaxation & rejuvenation Pure Spa and Studio 31 are located in the hotel and look forward to pampering you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coast Bastion Hotel

Address: 11 Bastion St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6E4, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: £86 - £127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Coast Bastion Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 179
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Coast Bastion Hotel Nanaimo
Coast Bastion Nanaimo
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#1 Family Hotel in Nanaimo
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“Ask for a harbour/water view. Gorgeous!!”
 of 5 bubbles JenEGmz, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“stayed in room 1505 beautiful full view of the Ocean”
 of 5 bubbles 131maria069, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have a partial view of the harbour, but if you enjoy that kind of thing it's only a few extra dollars for a panoramic view.”
 of 5 bubbles islandgurl2, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for a harbour view higher floor. Love the corner rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles tommV8629EF, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the water”
 of 5 bubbles 940graceh, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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