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The Lagoon Suite at Inn The Estuary
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this apartment building is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Qualicum National Wildlife Area and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Arbutus Grove ...

5/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Hidden treasure

"Gorgeous well landscaped property tucked into an estuary where ducks floated up to our balcony and a little fawn laid in a driveway bush. Would be a great summer chill spot with fantastic views. Our room was equally as beautiful and we'll supplied with several nice extra touches such as chocolate ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2021

The Lagoon Suite at Inn The Estuary
We are 2 Minutes from Highway 19A and Close to Oceanside Drive near ocean
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This family-friendly Parksville apartment building is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Oceanside Place Arena, Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, and Morningstar ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Great property

"Nice place, as advertised, clean, friendly helpful host."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

We are 2 Minutes from Highway 19A and Close to Oceanside Drive near ocean
Newly renovated Historical Ladysmith Building
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Situated in Ladysmith, this historic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Ladysmith Museum and Transfer Beach Park. Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Unique, Stylish and Clean - Perfect Little Suite!

"This newly renovated suite is perfect for a couple or a small family. It was clean and nicely decorated and included all essential amenities. Property management was exceptional. Karen and her team were so welcoming and helpful and went out of their way to ensure we had an amazing stay. I would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Newly renovated Historical Ladysmith Building
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Welcome to the Crows Nest
The price is ¥6,930 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13

Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Very convenient

"Very clean and conveniently located for the hospital."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Welcome to the Crows Nest
The View Suite at Inn The Estuary
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this apartment building is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Qualicum National Wildlife Area and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Arbutus Grove ...

The View Suite at Inn The Estuary
Ocean and Mountain View and steps away to natural beauty, including the beach.
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this apartment building is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Fairwinds Golf Club and within 6 mi (10 km) of Qualicum National Wildlife ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Fantastic!

"Our stay was amazing! Everything we needed. The hosts were very helpful & knowledgeable about the area & had great suggestions for where to go for food, entertainment & nature. A little piece of paradise on the island. Highly recommended!! Thanks Fran & Glen!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Ocean and Mountain View and steps away to natural beauty, including the beach.
Private Oceanfront Studio with amazing mountain views!
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this romantic apartment building is within 6 mi (10 km) of Qualicum National Wildlife Area, Craig Heritage Park and ...

5/5Exceptional! (49 reviews)

"This suite is amazing, right on the ocean with fantastic views over the bay, it has everything you will need for a very comfortable stay. Umberto is a fantastic host, friendly and helpful, makes you feel very welcome. I can't wait to go back."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Private Oceanfront Studio with amazing mountain views!
Luxury Downtown Penthouse
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this romantic apartment building is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Bastion and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. ...

Luxury Downtown Penthouse
Breathtaking Oceanview Oasis in Vancouver Island 1 Min. Walk to Beach 2Br 2bth
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this family-friendly Parksville apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf and Rathtrevor ...

5/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Delightful

"This is a beautiful rental property in an amazing location!!! The property is located very close to the beach, restaurants, the town of Parksville, mini-golf, and Rathtrevor provincial park. The townhouse is exactly as advertised, warm, welcoming, comfortable and is well appointed!!! We loved the ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Breathtaking Oceanview Oasis in Vancouver Island 1 Min. Walk to Beach 2Br 2bth
Amazing ocean and mountain views, very private, close to amenities
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this apartment building is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Winchelsea View Golf Course and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Arbutus Grove Provincial ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Bright place with nice views.

"This was a great place to stay just north of Nanaimo. Melinda was quick to get back to us , and it's very easy to find from the highway. The bed is super comfortable, and the skylights make it very bright."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Amazing ocean and mountain views, very private, close to amenities
New Construction Coach House, 10 Minute Walk to Downtown and Ferry
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Beach Estates Park and Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Nanaimo Regional ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)
Great place to stay

"Great place to stay if you are on the island to work. Owner was very good at responding to any questions. Would definitely stay here again"…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

New Construction Coach House, 10 Minute Walk to Downtown and Ferry
Deluxe Kitchenette Studio
Qualicum Beach, BC
The price is ¥13,604 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10

Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Qualicum Beach Museum, Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre, and Qualicum ...

2.5/5 (2 reviews)
Not as advertised

"The description of this property is misleading. It is not a tranquil nature resort. It is a family centred motel with waterslides and a pool. As two senior adults we were disappointed and when they could not get the TV to work and the toilet was plugged we decided to leave early. The manager was ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Deluxe Kitchenette Studio
A Modern Space in the Country
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this apartment building is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre and within 6 mi (10 km) of Parksville ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Great area & suite!

"We really enjoyed our stay in Errington, made much better by Ryan & his family! The space was perfect for what we needed, with everything (and more) in stock. Many thanks & we will hopefully see you again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

A Modern Space in the Country
Coombs Country Hideaway
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Located in Regional District of Nanaimo, this apartment building is within 6 mi (10 km) of North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre, Oceanside Place Arena, and ...

Coombs Country Hideaway
Lakefront Studio
Port Alberni, BC
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Located on the waterfront, this family-friendly apartment building is within 9 mi (15 km) of Sproat Lake Petroglyphs, Alberni Pacific Railway, and Rollin Art ...

Lakefront Studio
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Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

3.5 out of 5
1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC
The price is ¥14,460 per night from Mar 14 to Mar 15
4.2/5Very Good! (891 reviews)

"Lovely log cabin, nice restaurant and staff. Will return for another stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
THE Beach Club Resort

THE Beach Club Resort

3.5 out of 5
181 Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
The price is ¥14,460 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11
4.3/5Excellent! (810 reviews)

"Great location,Walking close to ocean boardwalk and very quiet"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

THE Beach Club Resort
Coast Bastion Hotel

Coast Bastion Hotel

3.5 out of 5
11 Bastion Street, Nanaimo, BC
The price is ¥10,720 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
4.4/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"The views. The bed comfort. The front desk made us come down three times to pick glass , cutlery and food."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Coast Bastion Hotel
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Staying in an Apartment in Nanaimo

You'll find plenty of places to stay in Nanaimo with 182 hotels and other lodging options to select from, including 12 apartments. Why not enjoy the bustling port and scenic seaside in this walkable area?

Why choose an apartment over a traditional hotel room? An apartment comes equipped with a kitchen, so you can cook some of your meals, and is often more spacious than a traditional hotel room.

Best Time to Visit Nanaimo

Though weather is just one factor, it can impact your holiday, especially if you have a long stay planned. And since apartments often have more rigid cancellation policies, it's a good idea to study these weather averages before you book.

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 10°C and nighttime temperatures average -1°C
  • April-June: 21°C is the daytime average and 2°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 23°C and nighttime averages are around 7°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 16°C during the day and 0°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 45 inches in a year

Things to Do in Nanaimo

Nanaimo is well regarded for its seaside and waterfront. Family-friendly attractions include Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Brechin Lanes, whereas Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park and Newcastle Island are a couple of great spots to enjoy the outdoors. Other places in town to visit include Bastion and Nanaimo Museum.

Nanaimo is also popular for:
  • Boating
  • Flowers
  • Excursions

How to Get to Nanaimo and Around the Area

Fly into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is located 0.1 mi (0.2 km) away from the city centre. Otherwise, look for flights into Nanaimo, BC (YCD), which is 8.3 mi (13.4 km) away. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in Nanaimo?
You can choose from 31 apartments in Nanaimo for your trip. Why not enjoy the bustling port and scenic seaside in this walkable area? Departure Bay Ferry Terminal and Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park are top sights to visit.
Are you thinking about an apartment instead of a traditional hotel?
Often offering more space than a traditional hotel room, an apartment includes a kitchen for convenient home-cooked meals. Apartments are ideal for families who want the conveniences of home but also for couples who want to stay in a quieter area.
What's a favorite apartment for a stay in Nanaimo?
We are 2 Minutes From Highway 19A and Close to Oceanside Drive Near Ocean: Includes laundry facilities, private patios, and separate dining areas. Access to a water park is available on site. Lakefront Studio: Private balconies and separate dining areas are included. Private Oceanfront Studio With Amazing Mountain Views!: Located in Beachcomber neighborhood. Private balconies and fireplaces are included. Access to a spa tub is available on site.
How many apartments will I be able to find in Nanaimo?
Expedia has 31 apartments to book in Nanaimo.
What can I expect from the weather when I travel to Nanaimo?
Though weather is just one factor, it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you are planning a longer stay in Nanaimo. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 60°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 39°F. Average annual precipitation for Nanaimo is 49 inches.
What should I see in Nanaimo?
Nanaimo is well regarded for its seaside and waterfront. Family-friendly attractions include Nanaimo Aquatic Centre and Paradise Fun Park, whereas Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park and Parksville Beach are a couple of great spots to enjoy the outdoors. Departure Bay Ferry Terminal and Bastion are other places to visit while you’re in town.
What's the best way to get to and around Nanaimo?
Knowing a bit about the transportation options can you save you a headache when you get to your destination. Fly into Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome), which is located 0.1 mi (0.2 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into Nanaimo, BC (YCD), which is 8.3 mi (13.4 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

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