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Walk to all the attractions

Bedrooms 1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Centrally located in the heart of the Historic Harbout City. Walk to dinner.

Available long term rate for off season rental from Nov. to May. New 1 bedroom and den condo. Sleep 5 Equipped kitchen, fully furnished and in-suite laundry. Stay for a couple of days, a week or longer. No smk .

This lovely residence is perfect for a business person who needs the feeling of a home away from home or individuals and families who want to prepare their own meals.

The home is perfectly positioned in the historic downtown. It's just a few steps away from wonderful seawall walking, sailing, theatres and shopping. You'll enjoy the benefits of stepping out for dinner without the worry about driving the car. Everything is close by.

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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Carolle

Hi my name is Carolle MacIntosh. I'm a Real Estate agent with 460 Realty and I love to travel. It's almost always about food tourism. Remote locations appeal to me some of the time but I simply adore being smack dab in the middle of a community; places where local people do business daily. The Historic Old City charm offers function and fun all wrapped into one package. Travel companions can branch out in their own separate directions while maintaining easy access to the holiday home base. Position me in the heart of downtown and I'm off to discover what made people want to settle there. After all this questing about, my heart is set on reviewing my discoveries over a fabulous glass of wine.

Carolle purchased this condo in 2011

Why Carolle chose Vancouver Island

There's something special about waking up in the morning and going for a walk along the seawall. The flat calm serenity transforms before your eyes into a thriving harbour front showcasing merchants tidying storefronts, fishermen and leisure boaters preparing to set out on adventures, walkers strolling the seawall and the sound of seagulls lamenting to one another. The condo is within close walking distance to the attractions and business services. Walk to the conference centre.

I always marvel at the selection of exquisite shops and services available along the historic mainstreet. Old books, nifty art work and fashions for every member of the family including the pet. There are harbour tours or boat rides to the islands for food, fun or exercise. Ever kayak on a full moon? Try this guided adventure. It's a blast. Welcome to Nanaimo

What makes this condo unique

No need to move the car for an evening out. Everything is mere steps away. 1 underground parking space, storage locker with insuite laundry.


Nanaimo Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , cheeter ensuite for access from main bedroom or main hall
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bedroom and den
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Pet bowls and bed


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Walk to all the attractions
average rating of 4.647059 based on 17 reviews

Best location

  • 5 of 5

If you really want to see Nanaimo this is the location to stay. Everything is within walking distance - no need for a car. A walk to the sea wall is but 5 minutes away. Carolle's condo was exceptionally clean and bright. I would not hesitate to return. Thank you Carrolle for your "down-home" hospitality.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, Clean and Comfortable Place to Stay

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed for a week over the summer on vacation. The location is fantastic, we barely had to use our car at all as we were walking distance to the water, restaurants and shops. The condo itself was clean and comfortable. Carolle was very easy to work with and met up with us in person to hand off keys and show us around. The building is quiet and overlooks a courtyard so though you have access to the shops and restaurants you don't hear them at all when in the suite.

I would recommend this location to anyone looking to spend some time in Nanaimo!

Thanks Carolle!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo, VERY convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your great unit with us. We were in town for the Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival and It was very convenient to the Festival site and to the restaurants (we quite liked Pennys Palapa on the waterfront and the Modern Cafe almost next door to the condo building) and other sights in downtown Nanaimo. It was nice to be able to come back to something that was substantially bigger (and so much more welcoming) than a hotel room.

This is a very comfortable, clean, quite spacious and very inviting condo. The unit is very nicely decorated and is well stocked with everything we needed for cooking a few meals and brewing our morning coffee. We really enjoyed our stay! We may not be inclined to recommend this property to our friends, but only because we don't want it being booked by them before we have the chance to book it for next year's Festival.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HaHa that's funny about telling friends. Thanks for the kind review. We do our best. We also have an additional unit so maybe the friends could book that one. Enjoy the rest of your summer. Carolle
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Jean and V

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Nanaimo ! The apartment is very well located, safe, it is very clean and you have everything you need, it was really a home away from home. You are right in the center of Nanaimo and that is very convenient. We enjoyed shopping and going out for dinner... Many good restaurants nearby... even though the kitchen is completely well equipped !

We will certainly return.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Loaction!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. This unit is well located, well equipped, and spotless. The only small negatives included confusion as to where we were to pickup the key for a Sunday arrival, and the uncomfortable bed. We appreciate the need for a plastic mattress cover, but having it immediately under the bed sheet made for warm nights. Perhaps a fabric mattress cover between the sheet and the plastic would have helped.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

when we first came to Carolle place we were very happy with the condo, the location was great- very close to Downtown Nanaimo and to the beach. The building very clean, the Underground parking was very convenient as well.

The condo was prepared for us , everything was cleaned and set properly.

the only thing that I didn't like, but for myself and my husband was the important one- The bed in the bedroom was terrible. I usually don't have pain back, and not very sensitive but I am 7 months pregnant and it was a nightmare for me to sleep on this bad. My husband suffered as well- so in the middle of the night we moved our daughter to this bed (She is 4.5 and she didn't have any issues sleeping there) and one of us slept on the sofa and the other one in her bed. Carolle refunded the deposit with no issues. So if not the bed I would give 5 stars feedback but the bad really ruined our next days, both of us were very tired and suffered from back pain and slept separately.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Adele for your comments about the bed; you're the first guest to mention any discomfort. I will immediately try it myself and look into improving the situation. Thanks, Carolle
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Nearest Airport
13 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Club 241, Two Level
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Kilometres
Departure Bay BC Ferries
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nanaimo Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Island Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Ski
158 Kilometres
Mt. Washington Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.15 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

People around the world are captivated by our oceans, mountains, clean air and our open trails that let you explore all that nature has to offer. What they find is our thriving culinary and organic foods offerings, state of art professional theatre productions, and honoured heritage. Home of the best commercial downtown street in Canada and the best cold water diving internationally. Our range of attractions, festivals and events will have you thinking... maybe we should stay a little longer. Nanaimo Tourism


Rates & Availability

Nanaimo Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fall / Winter
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas at Studio NA
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
New Years Eve
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

linens $23.98
Refundable damage deposit $159.85
Tax Rate 5.0%

60 days’ notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than 60 days prior to the arrival date will incur only service fees for the refund.
Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 60
days of the arrival date forfeit the full advance deposit.
Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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