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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My husband and I spent two nights at Dorothy's with our friends and we were all very thankful for how cozy and charming it was. Dorothy took good care of us and our rooms were clean and luxurious feeling despite the super affordable rate. It really did feel like a home away from home in that we were able to...

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Hafar Al-Batin, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 30 September 2015

While waiting indefinitely for an overseas work visa to be approved, stayed with Dorothy and her other guests. While a slightly older house, I found it to be very comfortable and at half the price or less than hotels in Nanaimo that were nowhere near as nice. In fact, it reminded me of my grandparents house when I was a...

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2015

My husband and I were planning on staying at a hotel but when on the ferrie there was no vacancy and we needed to be close to downtown and was a short notice trip. We called Dorothy as we would be in town at 10PM She was very acomadating! There was tons of parking and very easy to find. Our...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This was our second stay with Dorothy and is our only choice when visiting Nanaimo. The basement suite is a fully contained little home, with lots of personal touches and everything you need for a short or extended stay. Close enough to downtown to walk to the ocean, area restaurants or attractions, but private and quiet for those lazy mornings....

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We booked with Dorothy many months in advance as we new this guest house was ideal for us. When we arrived in Nanaimo Dorothy picked us us from the ferry terminal. Dorothy is so welcoming and made us feel at home. We stayed in the private suite for 3 nights. The suite was perfect for us and had everything we...

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Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Dorothy was an excellent host and made sure that we were comfortable during our stay. We rented the private suite and this was perfect for our needs - close enough to walk to Old City Quarter and downtown (about 10 min walk at leisurely pace), fair price, private suite that was kept very clean with plenty of space and useful...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I stayed at Dorothy's Guest House for a weekend in March 2015 and I had a wonderful experience. It was very easy to contact Dorothy to make arrangements over the phone, and the payment process was very simple. Dorothy is a a very friendly, helpful, and gracious host. She offered to pick me up at the ferry and showed me...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I booked a three-week stay in the private suite at Dorothy's Guest House in early March 2015, to accommodate an unexpected work transfer to Nanaimo. From the first moment I contacted Dorothy up until the very moment I checked out of her guest house, she was nothing short of friendly, helpful, accommodating and welcoming. Her suite was impeccably clean, roomy...

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

It was quite an ordeal to get to Nanaimo (we had an Air Canada flight cancelled and ended up 6 hours late to meet Dorothy) but she was there to greet us and show us to the basement suite which was perfect for our young family of 5. The kitchen had what we needed for one night and the entire...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Dorothy was warm & welcoming from our arrival onwards. We stayed initially in one of the rooms in the guest house followed by over a week in the suite. Both spaces provided a restful area to relax at the end of the day. Dorothy was accommodating to our hectic schedules and checked-in regularly to make sure we had everything we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Dorothy's Guest House

Address: 831 Comox Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Number of rooms: 2
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“Basement suite is fully self contained for privacy with a fridge & stove for cooking.”
 of 5 bubbles shannone933, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Pick the private suite...it's awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles tamarbatel, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I did not see any of the rooms in the house. The suite was available and only 10 dollars more each night.”
 of 5 bubbles 596chadu, 21 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Both rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles hapacouple, 25 Oct 2011 | Read review
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