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Vancouver Island University Residences

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Living area
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Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Vancouver Island University Residences

Vancouver Island University Residences

2.0 star property
No-frills hostel in Nanaimo

8.2/10 Very good

193 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Lounge area
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Laundry facilities
Map
4 University Crescent, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 6C5
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking services
  • Vending machine
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Meeting room
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • TV in a common area
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Separate sitting area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Free toiletries

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Departure Bay Ferry Terminal - 13 min drive
  • Duke Point Ferry Terminal - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome) - 8 min drive
  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 14 min drive
  • Maple Bay, BC (YAQ-Maple Bay Seaplane Base) - 50 min drive
  • Ganges, BC (YGG-Ganges Harbour Seaplane Base) - 82 min drive
  • Sechelt, BC (YHS-Sunshine Coast Regional) - 23.6 miles/37.9 km

Restaurants

  • Gateway To India Restaurant - 16 min walk
  • Bocca Café - 3 min drive
  • La Stella Trattoria - 4 min drive
  • Bistro Taiyo - 4 min drive
  • Asteras Greek Taverna - 4 min drive

About this property

Vancouver Island University Residences

A great choice for a stay in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island University Residences is just 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from the airport. Free WiFi is an added perk, and guests can keep active with onsite volleyball. Fellow travelers love the overall value.

Languages

English

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 386 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to B4 - Cedar Center
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)

What to do

  • Beach volleyball
  • Basketball

Working away

  • Meeting room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities

Facilities

  • ATM/banking
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

More

  • Housekeeping (on request)

Fees & policies

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Vancouver Island University Residences
Vancouver Island University Residences Hostel
Vancouver Island University Residences Hostel Nanaimo
Vancouver Island University Residences Nanaimo
Vancouver University Resinces
Vancouver Island University Residences Nanaimo

Frequently asked questions

Does Vancouver Island University Residences offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Vancouver Island University Residences does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Vancouver Island University Residences?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Vancouver Island University Residences?
You can check in from 3 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Vancouver Island University Residences and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as volleyball. Additional recreation onsite includes basketball and volleyball. Vancouver Island University Residences also has a picnic area.
Are there restaurants at or near Vancouver Island University Residences?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Marina's Taverna & Pizza (2.4 mi).
What's the area around Vancouver Island University Residences like?
Vancouver Island University Residences is a short 1-minute walk from Vancouver Island University and 10 minutes' walk from Nanaimo Aquatic Centre. Travelers recommend the hostel for its quiet location.

Overall score and ratings

8.2

Very good

8.8/10

Cleanliness

8.5/10

Staff & service

8.7/10

Amenities

8.4/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.5/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

The staff were very helpful and friendly.
Delena, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Bernie, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Carl, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Student dormitory. Functional.
Barbara, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

John, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

should be tried definitely
Ray, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Gilles, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

a clean and quite place to rest
Peipei, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Rooms are unique and pleasant. Location is outstanding for how beautiful the facility and area are as well as the easy access to travel routes. Awesome place to stay,
Peter, 4-night trip
Verified Travelocity guest review

6/10 Good

Blaine, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review