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Nanaimo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is well placed in the centre of Nanaimo with all sorts of amenities, with the harbour literally on the doorstep. The town is potentially a little jewel with great transportation links from the mainland to central and north Island, and although it may have not reached its full potential it certainly not from lack of trying.

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

You are right about our location it is in the centre of town right across from the habour and especially if are using Harbour Air! Thank you for giving us a review on TripAdvisor!

Kelowna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My third time staying at the Coast Bastion, Nanaimo and I can't wait for my next visit. The staff are terrific. The views of the harbour and ocean help take the stress away. I love the waterfront walks that are right outside the front door. The seaplane terminal is within very easy walking distance.

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

Dear teacheronthemove2014, thank you for staying with us for the last 3 times you were in Nanaimo! You are right about the views of the Harbour they do help take the stress away, we look forward in having you back again.

Courtenay
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Lovely hotel in central Nanaimo, caters mostly to business crowd I believe. Room was spacious, nicely decorated and clean. Had an amazing view of the harbour! Front Desk staff were courteous, helpful and efficient - lineups didn't last long. Only slight annoyance was finding parking garage - I thought it was strictly a public parkade, however, it is the hotel's...

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

Thank you so much for your review of the Coast Bastion Hotel. Our Ambassadors will appreciate your rating of our hotel. We appreciate you staying with us and look forward in having you back in the future.

Powell River
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Clean rooms but hallways and rest of the decor ,carpets etc needed upgrading. I would rate it as a 3 star but pricey for a 3 star- $143. Good location, walking distance to restaurants, harbour etc. Tired looking hotel that needs a breath of fresh air. Did not use any facilities so cannot comment on that.

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

Thank you for your comments. You are right about the location it is close to everything in the downtown area. We will make sure housekeeping reads your comments as we always want the hotel to look great.

Courtenay
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The room was clean; the staff were very friendly and helpful. Service was fast and efficient-they had IT problems and dealt with the check out quickly and efficiently--I would not have known there was a problem unless the Front Deck person had mentioned it. The views are amazing from the well laid out rooms.

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

You are right about our views they are amazing. Thank you for staying with us and giving us such a nice review.

Delta
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I highly recommend the Coast Bastion Hotel in Nanaimo as a very pleasant place to stay. My experience there is top notch (I give it a 10 out of 10) I will take this opportunity to say a very big thank you to all the staff of the hotel, for the excellent customer service that they have provided to me.THANK...

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

Thank you for your recommendation and especially such a high rating! We all also want to thank you for staying with us, we appreciate your business and hopefully you will have a chance to stay with us again in the future.

Victoria
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Overall a nice, clean hotel with great view of the harbour. Room was spacious. Underground parking was a little confusing - I had a hard time finding the elevator that went to the hotel - ended up taking one that took me to the library next door.

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

We appreciate it that you took time to rate us on TripAdvisor. Sorry about the confusion for the elevator. Thank you for staying with us I know our Ambassadors appreciate you staying with us.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2016

the Coast Bastion Hotel is a first class hotel on the waterfront. very modern and well designed rooms. great restaurant and bar with a wonderful staff to serve you. the hotel is perfect for travellers arriving by float plane or by boat'

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

Dear James, We appreciate you taking time to rate us on Trip Advisor. The hotel is perfect location if you are arriving from float plane! We hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Definitely the place to stay! Great location! Friendly staff! Clean rooms! The bar and restaurant staff and the food were all 5 star! Wouldn't consider staying anywhere else when I visit next. Wish I could have stayed longer!

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

Our Ambassadors in Minnoz restaurant and lounge will appreciate your comments. Thank you for utilizing our facilities! Look forward in having you back soon.

Nanaimo
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Well furnished bed room and bathroom, fluffy towels, extremely comfortable bed, lovely views (14th floor) fast iinternet, and all staff friendly from chambermaids to reception via restaurant servers. A great stay. See you next year.

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

Thank you for mentioning the beds and our friendly staff our Ambassadors will appreciate your comments! The views from the 14th floor our fantastic! Look forward in having you stay with us again in the future.

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Amenities

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  • 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: Canadian, Steakhouse, Seafood
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  • 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: $153 - $229 (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 Business Hotel in Nanaimo
#1 Family Hotel in Nanaimo
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“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
“If you have an oversized vehicle, let the front desk know so they can direct you to the appropriate parking area”
 of 5 bubbles 557robinp, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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