Nanaimo offers a large variety of accommodation options. Book a downtown hotel or hostel-style guest room steps from the harbour.
Bunk down in affordable motels minutes from the Departure Bay ferry terminal. Many of these lodgings serve as handy stopover points for those arriving and departing via BC Ferries.
Choose from a large stock of bed and breakfast establishments located throughout the region. Many establishments are clustered along the oceanfront in the city's north end; there are dozens to choose from.
A number of commercial campgrounds and RV parks are available; some have lakeside or oceanside settings. Walk-in campsites complete with showers and flush toilets are available year-round on Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park.