Vancouver Island University Accommodations

Our community partners at Vancouver Island University have offered a special rate for accommodations on their campus. Please see the attached PDF for more information! 

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The following is a list of hotels in Nanaimo, in no particular order. We have attached web links when possible. Please check hotel reviews online to ensure that it meets your needs and standards before booking.

Days Inn by Wyndham

Travelodge by Wyndham

Ramada by Wyndham

Harbour Light Motel

Best Western Northgate Inn

Buccaneer Inn

Coast Bastion Hotel

Inn on Long Lake

The Grand Hotel Nanaimo

Waterfront Suites and Marina

Diplomat Motel Nanaimo

The Marinaside Resort

The Globe Motel

Colonial Motel

Departure Bay Motel

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham

*this hotel is on Stz'uminus Reserve, 13 minute drive from Big House

Snuneymuxw First Nation

Tribal Journeys 2020 is being hosted by the Snuneymuxw First Nation, a Coast Salish Nation located on Vancouver Island. 

Canoe family RESOURCES

Awaken the Canoes 

Safety Training Weekend - Klahoose First Nation

All Nations Paddles Up
Safety & Canoe Information Website

Tribal Journeys Handbook
Philip Red Eagle

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