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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2016

When travelling on business, I only stay at this hotel. It is by far my favourite. It's been about a year since I have stayed here, and I was glad to see that renovations had been done to the rooms. They look great!!! The service is awesome, staff are great and the scenery is just beautiful!

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks deniseseeley! I love your enthusiasm for our hotel, and for our renovations. We are pretty pleased with them too. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Nanaimo. James Young General Manager

Toronto
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Was a lovely hotel and quiet. Quite central. Breakfast was awesome. Only thing I would recommend would be the level of customer service be increased. Server in kitchen and receptionist need to be a little more pleasant. It goes a long way!

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you Oohlala Toronto. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lakeside hotel. I do apologize about the lack of smiles. While everyone can have an off day, we are generally a pretty cheery crew, but it sounds like we need to do better. We have had some challenges, and made some changes in our...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Nice view of Long lake. Old fashioned feel - almost resort or lodge like. They were mowing the grass upon our arrival. We sat on our balcony looking at the lake and the taking in the great weather and pleasant odor of the freshly cut grass. Excellent staff - friendly and helpful!

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you t-shack for staying with us, and sharing your review. I like that you felt we have a lodge or resort type of feel-we like that. We strive for "old fashioned" comfort and service, with all the modern features and amenities travellers require such as high quality free Wi-Fi, 42" flatscreen TV's, and our Continental breakfast to start your...

Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 18 October 2016

While billed as an Inn, this is really an upgraded motel located just off the Island Highway but its in an absolutely lovely spot on the shore of Long Lake. The rooms are quiet, clean, nicely upgraded (in the last 5 years I'd guess); the wifi is reliable; the breakfasts are pretty standard fare but there's plenty to choose from;...

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you coloradogal1235. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We did indeed do renovations to our guest rooms in the last year. I am glad we were able to help out, and to answer all your questions. We enjoy helping our guests with information on our beautiful City, and all that it has to offer....

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 14 October 2016

After working a 15 hour day, I was so ready to hit the sheets after my 10:00 check in. I was surprised the room wasn't quite as modern as I was expecting and pulled back the blankets for the usual sheet inspection. One bed #1 I noticed immediately that there was grass on the sheets, and as I peeled the...

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

I am so sorry that we disappointed you Erica48884. You certainly have a right to be upset. Upon hearing of the incident, I grabbed the Housekeeping Manager to inspect the room and the beds with me. There certainly was an unpleasant mark of some kind on the bottom sheet of one bed. While the bed had obviously not been slept...

Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 14 October 2016

On our arrival reception was happy to give us a key to check out the room because I was a bit worried about the noise of the highway behind us. Our room was on the 3rd floor right on the end closest to the road. We decided to stay as the noise was quite muffled once the door was closed....

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Patricia H. We are indeed near the highway, but once you enter your room, and on your lakefront balcony, it is really a non issue due to the unusual layout of our building. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. It was a lot of work to arrange that awesome storm, but I am...

Avila, CA
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The inn was clean and pleasant, with a good breakfast, but if I had known it was a long drive from the town, I would have booked something else. We were surprised to discover quite a few decent looking hotels right off the town center, while the drive from the inn took fifteen minutes. Also, as was pointed out, the...

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you 123Avila for taking time to review our property. We are indeed a 10 to 15 minute drive from downtown Nanaimo, but we are very close to the three major malls of the City, to the movie theatres, restaurants, "big box stores", as well as the many businesses and offices operating in North Nanaimo. I am surprised you found...

Paradise, California
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best view room I've ever had and every room at this hotel has a view of the bay. It's right on the hay but once the door was closed we hardly heard the traffic. I don't think any other hotel in Nanaimo can compete

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you Dee R for taking a few moments to review our property. I am so glad that you liked the view-I have been here a long time, and I never get tired of the great view we get sitting right on the shores of Long Lake. We even had a visit to our dock by a beautiful otter last...

Manchester, TN
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I stayed 2 nights here. The room was very nice. Comfortable beds,, flat screen tv, lots of hot water and good water pressure. There's a fridge and microwave in room. Wifi worked great in the room. Breakfast was waffles, bagels, toast, cereal and sweet breads. It was OK. Good location, lots of stores nearby. Walmart right down the road. A...

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you twinkles200000. I am glad you had a pleasant stay. I think making our guests feel comfortable while away from their homes is the most important thing we can do. Thank you, James Young General Manager

Fullerton, California
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Inn is located on a picturesque lake (great sunrise). The rooms are clean and roomy. Parking was convenient. Facility was handicap accessible. The staff was friendly and extremely helpful. We loved it, we'll be back again.

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NanaimoManager, General Manager at The Inn on Long Lake, responded to this review

Thank you Jack B! The sunrises are spectacular here, aren't they? Watching the sun rise slowly over the far end of the lake is a wonderful thing. Each one is a little different, and its not uncommon to see some of the staff taking pictures of the sunrises also, even though we are here every day. I am glad the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Private Lake front balcony or patio on every room. Beautiful view over Long Lake. All rooms also feature fridge/freezer, microwave, and Keurig coffeemaker. Continental Breakfast, parking, and free wi-fi included for all of our guests. Beautiful gazebo with large hot tub and sauna. Sit and enjoy the sunrise from your private balcony. Watch the wildlife, or the model sailboat club. Enjoy our Continental Breakfast with its house baked muffins and pastries, fresh fruit, yogurt, hardboiled eggs, and a "make your own" waffle maker. Enjoy your breakfast on our lakeside patio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn on Long Lake

Address: 4700 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 1W6, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: $163 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Inn on Long Lake 2*
Number of rooms: 62
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Hotel On Long Lake
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“Most rooms seem to have a view of the lake. Very pretty in the snow.”
 of 5 bubbles Anaco_Angler, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It seems all rooms face the lake and away from the road”
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“ground floor, east end”
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“I suspect that all views were of long lake.”
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“Ask for one with a lake view (think all third floor rooms probably have a lake view)”
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