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    Colonial Motel

    950 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4K4, Canada
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$72
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    Overview
    • Excellent20%
    • Very good30%
    • Average22%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible16%
    26 Aug 2017
    “Great Price, Decent Room”
    17 Jul 2016
    “Overnight stay”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Dry Cleaning
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 March 2010

    This is a nice, small motel on the main road through Nanaimo. Not a lot of units, but clean and neat. The proprietors are friendly and the rates are good. The rooms have internet reception, good lighting and cable television. The unit we stayed in...More

    1  Thank SDMRT
    Reviewed 12 November 2009

    I have stayed here several times and always had a good time - none of the problems mentioned by some of the reviewers. The rooms are clean and the beds are very comfortable. The motel is near the road so can be noisy when traffic...More

    Thank KOontheroad
    Reviewed 21 July 2009

    We arrived in Nanaimo and went straight to the Visitor Centre as we had no idea where to stay. They had just recently been to visit this motel and commented that it had newly been redecorated and was a fantastic price for what you got....More

    Thank Aliben68
    Response from jchiNanaimo, owner at Colonial MotelResponded 22 July 2009

    Many thanks. We have had some false statements posted with no retractions and so we appreciate you taking the time to put something genuine out there for us.

    Reviewed 25 May 2009

    Since the entire experience with this motel was horrendous, I don't know where to start. First off, the reservation process is difficult. You cannot get a confirmed booking online, and the front desk doesn't answer their phone. When the lady finally answered my call, she...More

    7  Thank jayshneigh
    Response from jchiNanaimo, Owner at Colonial MotelResponded 2 June 2009

    Thanks for your common. In order to keep our high standard as a clean and comfy place. Jane's honorable character always gives those who smoking in rooms, or whoever creating a disturbance a hard time. I will ask her and make sure she improves her...More

    Reviewed 10 March 2009

    When I called the lady who answered seemed to be bothered by my call or something. But when I got there she didn't seem so rude. She even gave me an upgrade on the room with no extra charge which was great! But at check...More

    6  Thank 3,171
    Response from jchiNanaimo, owner at Colonial MotelResponded 18 March 2009

    Thank you for your comments about the hotel. We appreciate the feedback and continue to use this to help us provide better service and accommodation to our guests. Our check out time is 11:00am. If you could let us know you need late check out...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$63 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Nanaimo
    • Also Known As
    • Colonial Motel Nanaimo ,
    • Colonial Hotel Nanaimo
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    Room Tips
    "Ground floor rooms have a small backyard patio"
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    "Ask for a room on the back of the motel, away from the busy road."
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    "Ground floor (obviously) if you want the deck and garden."
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    "Try to get a room on the west side of the motel away from the road. At least one of the upstairs rooms in the..."
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