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Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside
Ranked #10 of 19 Hotels in Nanaimo
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

Foul smell, old tv, small and useless sink, uncomfortable shower head, desk clerk out front smoking, loud snoring neighbor

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Erik B, Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside, responded to this review, 25 April 2014
Good Day Mike,
I was saddened to read your recent review about your stay at the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel Nanaimo. We truly did not provide the great service, great value and pride we try to give each and every guest that stays at the hotel. Yes the hotel is older but we do try to ensure that rooms are clean and comfortable and I am very sorry we did not meet your expectations. I have sent your comments to our owner about the older TV.

All the staff have been advised about the designated smoking area which is not visible or near guest areas. Thank you for mentioning this situation.

Again I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay.
Regards
Erik Brook
Manager of Operations
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014

We have visited this hotel since 2007 & always choose this one if in Port Alberni. When our grandchildren were younger they loved this place. Always used the swimming pool & exercise area.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Erik B, Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside, responded to this review, 25 April 2014
We are so very happy you always enjoy your stay with us

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Erik Brook
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Property: Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside
Address: 1 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5R4, Canada
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Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #10 of 19 Hotels in Nanaimo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Hotel - Nanaimo Harbourside 2*
Number of rooms: 101
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