Nanaimo has no shortage of comfortable lodgings whether that means a king-sized bed and feather pillow in a room with a view or a seaside campground with an RV hook-up and a hot shower facility.
In Nanaimo you can settle in with a well-appointed suite at a high-rise hotel overlooking the sailboats in Nanaimo Harbour, or you can book a room in an affordable guest house or hostel in the midst of lively inner city cafes, restaurants and nightlife.
For a true taste of Island life, enjoy a hosted stay with the gracious proprietors of one of the excellent local Bed & Breakfast establishments. Nanaimo's plentiful B&B's offer a range of accommodations, from luxury waterfront homes to rural forested retreats to quaint city bungalows.
Family friendly hotels, motels and lodges line the Island Highway 19A from north to south, many with pools and other attractions like lakefront locations and views.
Nanaimo is also well known for its many extraordinary campgrounds and RV parks, including the unique, accessible by passenger ferry only, camping facilities at Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park.