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Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Executive Suite on the Waterfront Close to Downtown

4 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Nanaimo Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom 2 Baths Suite across from the beach and seawalk (Sleeps 4)

Executive suite close to downtown next to the Nanaimo Yacht Club near BC Ferries Departure Bay Terminal, VIU and Nanaimo Regional Hospital. This two level suite offers the ultimate in comfort for your Island vacation, friends or family visit, renovating or house hunting or business stays.

Brand new gourmet kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and granite countertops, comfortable beds, A/C and in-suite laundry. Barbecue on one of two decks with lovely views of Nanaimo Harbour and Newcastle Island right from the decks off the kitchen or master bedroom levels.

The convenient and central location makes this a perfect spot to explore Nanaimo and the rest of Vancouver Island. It is located on the Sea walk called Queen Elizabeth II Promenade for easy biking or walking access to everything Nanaimo has to offer. It is an easy stroll on the sea walk to downtown and to the seaplanes and ferry terminal.

This exceptional location allows for hours of endless enjoyment watching boats going by. Looking out the view windows you see Newcastle Island a Provincial Marine Park. There are ferries nearby that run to Protection Island where you can enjoy a great meal and live music at the Dinghy Dock Restaurant and Newcastle Marine park where can bike swim or hike or hike.

There are two kayaks with paddles and life jackets for guests to use. This area is the gateway to many scenic day trips in one of Vancouver Islands premier kayaking grounds.

Other interest spots are Wild Play Adventure Park and the many beaches, lakes and hiking, walking and biking trails in the area.

****If we don't show availability for your dates, ask about availability of our other suites on vrbo in the same building. ******

Keywords: suite, apartment, unit, flat, condo, townhouse.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

Born and raised in the Vancouver area we have gone to Vancouver Island for many years for great getaway holidays. We currently live in Vancouver and hope to retire to the Island.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2012

Why The Owner chose Vancouver Island

We have always loved Vancouver Island and the Nanaimo area. It is so close to Vancouver it is easy for us to 'get away' to. This great location is so close to everything and a bonus is that it is on the waterfront!

What makes this apartment unique

The accessibility to downtown and the views of Nanaimo Harbour, and proximity of Newcastle and Protection Islands are a huge benefit. The ability to walk from ferry or float plane to the apartment make it a great spot to come to even without a vehicle.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We came from the other side of the globe and had a wonderful stay for a few days.

The condo is very nice, we felt very comfortable!
Sep 2014
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Reviews

4.5
based on 4 traveler reviews

Executive Suite on the Waterfront Close to Downtown
average rating of 4.5 based on 11 reviews
4

Great Harbour View

  • 4 of 5

My husband, me and our teenage son stayed here for 17 days to visit family. We throughly enjoyed our stay. Beautifully decorated! Awesome view of the harbour, watch the boats or float planes coming in and out, we also saw the snowbirds perform from the balcony. Dining and sitting area was perfect for family meals, visiting and playing games. Having access to hot tub and lower sun deck was an added bonus. Many evenings were spent winding down in the hot tub after a busy day. Owners were quick and helpful to any questions we had. So much better than a hotel!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A nice suprise.

  • 4 of 5

Walking distance to the downtown harbour. 10-15min walk to the Dingy Dock Pub ferry and even closer for ice cream.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you also for the nice comments in our guest book " -Very nice -Great View -Nicely stocked kitchen & BBQ " The V's from Merritt, BC
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Regina, SK, Canada
5

Great Harbour View Condo

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated, well stocked, two level condo. Perfect location by the Naniamo Yacht Club and a short walk to the Harbour Front and Downtown along the Queen Elizabeth II Pomenade. Lots of action seen right from the deck, with watercraft passing, float planes landing and taking off, ferries maneuvering to their destinations. Playpark for kids a short walk away.

This is one of those adages, where you can't tell a book from its cover. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but WOW the inside is spectacular.

The owners were very helpful in arranging for our stay and answering any questions we had. Thank you for letting us stay at your place!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hilton Head Island, SC :: Palm Desert CA
5

Active waterfron location

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a month at this locaton. The owners are two wonderful, helpful people. They recently refurbished the unit and it is first class. Wonderful kitchen with an island (three chairs to sit at). Dining room has the best view of the harbor and all the activity. We dined there most nights (when we were not eating out) or out on the balcony if we were dining more casually. The ground floor has your garage, the hot tub (used frequently; very private - clothing optional), and the courtyard for sunbathing or dining. First floor has the two bedrooms and a bath (master has AC which we needed for several days). The second floor (top) has the best views and is the living area. I believe we were the first renters for the new owners. There were several items that were needed and we gave the list to the owners and everything arrived within 24 hours. The location is fantastic. You can watch the float planes come and go, three ferries traveling the harbor, and numerous private vessels docking or anchoring. We had cocktails on the balcony (with brand new BBQ grill) and watched the Dragon Boats practice many evenings. If the wind was from the South, we would listen to the concerts from the nearby park. Nanaimo is central to most things on the Island and we explored the wine trail, farmers markets, goats on the roof, found numerous wonderful restaurants (best was Butler at the Mansion in Qualicom). Be sure to take to foot passanger ferries to Newcastle Perserve (pinic lunch) and Protection Island (Dinghy Dock Floating Pub). You can walk into town along the waterfront to access both ferries. Plenty to do from a very convient location. All the comforts of home with new and exciting things to do. Walking, biking, kayaking and all outdoor activities are available. Who could ask for anything more!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nanaimo
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Kilometres
The Foundry
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Departure Bay
Nearest Golf
2.8 Kilometres
Pryde Vista Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Kilometres
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Bayshore Restaurant (on the water great food)
Nearest Ski
130 Kilometres
Mt Washington
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Mafeo Sutton Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: not necessary

Close to ferries seaplanes and downtown. Seaside location on the sea walk, ferries to Protection Island and Newcastle Island Marine Park. Great location to explore everything Vancouver Island has to offer.

Close to Maffeo Sutton Park with Beach, playground and Swanee-set lagoon. Vancouver Island University, Aquatic Centre and Ice Centre a short drive away. Very central location close to highways.

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Rates & Availability

Nanaimo Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$132
From
$208
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$793
$2,077
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$113
From
$181
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$604
$1,269
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $113
No taxes = included $0

Monthly rate $1600 for 3 months or more off season.

50% at time of booking and remainder due 60 days prior.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Nanaimo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • One with shower and one with tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Located next to Nanaimo Yacht Club on the Oceanfront across from the Promenade or Seawalk for an easy walk to downtown. Look out to Nanaimo Harbour and watch seaplanes and Newcastle and Protection Island ferries.

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