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Best Western Northgate Inn
Ranked #4 of 19 Hotels in Nanaimo
Canada
1 review
“great place to stay”
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Walking distance to Woodgrove Mall. The friendly staff make me feel welcome every time I stay. Breakfast is great, lots of variety. Beds are comfortable, rooms very nicely set up. Staff always checking with you to make sure everything is just right.

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GMNorthgate, General Manager at Best Western Northgate Inn, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
One thing that sets us apart from other hotels in Nanaimo are the little things we try to do for our guests. We try our best to contact every guest after check in to make sure that everything meets their expectations.
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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

we stayed here for only one night during our trip in Vancouver island. The room was great, the breakfast was great as well. Service was very good and the manager at night when we arrived was very helpful.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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GMNorthgate, General Manager at Best Western Northgate Inn, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
We'd like to thank Al S for their review. It's a shame they couldn't stay longer than one night, as our hotel is centrally located on the island and we offer a great product and great value.
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Port McNeill, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Excellent place to stay. Close to the mall. Excellent continental breakfast. Spacious rooms that are very clean and also have a balcony that you can sit on. If you choose not to use the in-hotel restaurant, there are many other restaurants with-in walking distance of the hotel. The staff are very helpful. Will stay there again.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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GMNorthgate, General Manager at Best Western Northgate Inn, responded to this review, 16 September 2013
We would like to thank DebbieC_05_13 for their review and pointing out the nearby shopping and dining options. Our staff members are always prepared with recommendations and directions.
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Whistler
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

The check in staff was friendly upon check in. I was impressed how clean this property was. Even after I messed up the room the housekeeping team did a amazing job the next day. This Hotel has a morning breakfast that is as expected, not spectacular but adequate. It is great that they have coffee,fruit and a few muffins in the lobby for us late risers as the breakfast ends at 930am. .The hot tub/work out room is a nice amenity, but very small for a Hotel this size. The Hotel location is near tons of shopping options.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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GMNorthgate, General Manager at Best Western Northgate Inn, responded to this review, 16 September 2013
We would like to thank Mike J for their review. We have a continental breakfast served between 6AM to 9:30AM in our restaurant, but for those on the go we keep some convenient options available in our lobby. It is handy for those early risers, late risers, or those in a hurry and are looking for convenience.
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Swift Current
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

A very nice hotel with great staff, helpful and courteous. There are lots of amenities for everybody including hot tub, fitness centre, laundry facilities, continental breakfast, great rooms and wonderful staff.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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GMNorthgate, General Manager at Best Western Northgate Inn, responded to this review, 9 September 2013
We'd like to thank Noreen E for their review and for pointing out our great amenities and our wonderful staff.
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Surrey, Canada
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

Average hotel, clean and friendly room. Price was good for what I got. Breakfast didn't have hot food like most best westerns but there was still breakfast. Hotel is right across from superstore and very close to the big mall in Nanaimo. Worth it for quick stays.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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GMNorthgate, General Manager at Best Western Northgate Inn, responded to this review, 6 September 2013
We'd like to thank Meghan O for her review and for recognizing that our hotel is well priced. We have great continental breakfast and as a BEST WESTERN hotel we do not have hot eggs or meat as would be expected at a BEST WESTERN PLUS or BEST WESTERN PREMIER hotel.

People like us for short stays and for long stays as well. We have refrigerators and microwaves in all of our rooms and our long stay guests really appreciate these amenities.
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Calgary
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

Overall, not a bad hotel, but I wouldn't recommend staying here as the hotel is really overpriced for what you get.
I'm not sure, but that could be a reflection of Nanaimo hotels in general.
I thought the front desk people were very good compared to other hotels I've stayed at.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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GMNorthgate, General Manager at Best Western Northgate Inn, responded to this review, 6 September 2013
We'd like to thank CalgaryDavid for their review. I think if people take a look at us and our competition they will find that we are priced very competitively for what we offer and in comparison to the local North Nanaimo market. Most of the time we are the least priced option in North Nanaimo, despite having the nicest rooms, offer the same or better amenities, and have a name and brand you can trust. People often compare us to hotels in other markets and it's really not a comparison at all.
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Property: Best Western Northgate Inn
Address: 6450 Metral Dr., Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 2L8, Canada (Formerly BEST WESTERN Northgate Inn)
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Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Nanaimo
#6 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Northgate Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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