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Buccaneer Inn

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  • Average8%
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Buccaneer Inn has everything a budget-minded traveller needs. The friendly owners obviously take pride in their great little motel. The small and comfortable one bedroom suites are spotless, nicely appointed, and offer ocean views of Newcastle Channel. Minutes from the BC ferries and downtown,...More

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Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded 6 days ago

It was great to have met you Beersnbites and we're very happy to read that you enjoyed our budget-minded property! We do take great pride in our place and are glad you noticed. Thanks for having stayed with us and we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a place to stay in Nanaimo for three weeks and we’re going to get a suite at the buccaneer, however Dave the proprietor persuaded us to go for their attached cottage, the charthouse instead. What a great decision!! We’d been living out of...More

Thank Graham359
Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded 1 week ago

Welcome to Nanaimo Graham359 and family! Glad your introduction to our community was improved by staying in our cottage. The Chart House is an excellent addition to our accommodation offerings. A completely seperate, newly renovated home with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, living room...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

As noted close to the ferries and the Nanaimo Yacht Club. Clearly the owners have done a good job of updating it. The beds were very comfortable and the linens are lovely. Lots of lights suitable for reading, electrical outlets, fridge, stove microwave and dishes....More

Thank thunderingfox
Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded 16 January 2018

So happy to read your review thunderingfox! Especially happy you noticed all the new electrical outlets we recently had installed in the rooms. Our building may be older, and we’re not a fancy place, but as you noted we do try to keep up with...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017

This is a little gem of a motel on the road to the ferry terminal- has an excellent kitchenette, comfy beds, blankets, couches and nice bathroom. But the most important of all- super friendly and helpful staff. She gave us excellent food information and Ricky's...More

Thank Kristie A
Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded 28 December 2017

We loved reading your review Kristie A! Glad you enjoyed all the amenities and service that we offer. And we will forward all your compliments to Monique, who provided you with that super friendly and helpful advice. She is a very valuable member of our...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

An old facility that has been pretty well updated. Nice beds & linens and amenities. Very clean. Location was convenient for us due to a family event nearby. Close to ferry but few restaurants close enough to walk to.More

Thank Carol H
Response from BuccaneerDave, Owner at Buccaneer InnResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Caroll H, Very happy to read how clean you found our property and that it was well updated, had a comfortable bed and linens and our location near the ferry and your family was convenient for you. Sorry about the dining options for you...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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Price range
US$94 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
#2 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$94 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Green Hotel in Nanaimo
#2 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Mik W
3 February 2018|
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Response from BuccaneerDave | Property representative |
Thanks for the question Mik W and for the answer thunderingfox. Most of our accommodation are suites with seperate bedrooms. Some suites have 2 double beds in the bedroom and the others either a king or queen. All suites... More
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chan p
9 August 2017|
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Response from BuccaneerDave | Property representative |
Hi Chan P. The short answer is no. There are really any crabbing near The Buccaneer Inn. You can go down to the Crabbing Pier at Maffeo Sutton Park and may have some luck there. If you are considering staying with us and... More
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twinklemelody
7 August 2017|
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Response from BuccaneerDave | Property representative |
Hi twinkleme ... There is a shopping centre, called Terminal Park, that is 3 blocks, uphill, from The Buccaneer Inn. The centre has a Starbucks, McDonalds, Burger King, Asian restaurant, Liquor Store, Deli (with ready made... More
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"Try the charthouse, it’s really worth it"
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"upstairs- view of the water and island"
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"101 is quiet but small, 106 was a bit bigger but no tub and on the end."
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"2nd and floor for views"
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